Drakes Brette Davis Eyes
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Belgian blonde aged in a merlot barrel with brett - she’ll definitely please your taste and smell with a nice tart & zesty zing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kespecial (166) - - JAN 4, 2015
Was a bit uncertain about a "honey wheat ale aged in cab barrels", but this turned out to be a nice, zippy little sour. Pours yellow with thin white head. Could use a bit more carbination, honestly. Nose is great: funk, lemon, and vinegar. Taste is similar, but rounded out with the flavor of honey (but but much sweetness) and a pleasant oaky-ness. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 7, 2014
On tap @ Drakes. Clear golden straw pour with a fizzy white head. Nice sour lemon and apple aroma. Sort of a musty funk, some lemon zest, and apple cider. A hint of oak and vanilla. The flavor has a good sourness of lemon and apple. Somewhat spicy and funky. A light malt and vanilla sweetness. Sort of grassy and musty quality. A little bit of honey as well. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7875) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 19, 2014
A fantastically oaky sour from Drake’s. Orange-blonde ale, aromatic from a couple feet away. Funky and acidic. Fruity with pronounced oak in both aroma and flavor. Just great. Opens up quite nicely and very sessionable at 6%

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 3, 2013
On tap. Cloudy golden with a creamy white head. Bready red wine, sour cherry, citrus, and caramel aroma and taste with a crisp tart finish and a silky bright medium bodied palate. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 4, 2012
A - Served a cloudy golden-orange color with a thin layer of frothy white head. The head fades fairly quickly leaving behind some light lace. S - Aroma is a mix of sourness, sweet light fruit, some green apple, some sweet malt and grain, and a bit of oak. T - Starts off with some sourness and tartness with some sweet malt and oak. Through the middle some more tartness comes through with some green apple, some more oak, and a bit of yeast. The finish is a mix of sour and tartness with some sweet malt and oak that linger. M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a nice tart finish. D - Very drinkable. Nicely balanced. It is fairly light bodied but does not sacrifice in flavor at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7661) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Wait a minute, this beer marks my 100th Sour/Wild Ale rating. How did that happen? On tap at Drake’s Barrel House pouring up clear deep gold with nice white head. The aroma is big bruising soured citrus and lemon notes and then seemingly rimmed with a sense of tart wine grapes. The taste starts tart then turns toward soured citrus and then running up into full up tartness. Behind those notes are murmurs of tart wine tannins. I’m digging this as it is big and tart but has some depth going on too with various soured and near molding citrus like notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrmartin (777) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Clear golden pour with No head. Strong brett notes. Light body. Citrus tartness and Strong sour finish. A winner!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - JAN 17, 2012
One of my favorites from the Bistro Barrel Fest, pours golden with a thin off white head. Full brett, citrus and light malt nose and flavor. Excellent lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerguy101 (5340) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Tasted at the 6th Annual Bistro Barrel Aged Beer Fest on 11/12/2011. This sour/wild ale pours a medium orange gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity, tart, bretty and funky. A medium bodied wild ale. The malts are fruity and sweet, bretty, tart and funky. The hops are herbal. Decent carbonation. Lots of funk and must. A touch of red wine as well. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly tart and funky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (7754) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Draft. Amber beerw ith a cream colored head. Malt and brett aroma with light fruitiness. Tart/light sour flavor with earth, malt, green apple, and light red wine. Medium bodied. Tart/ light sour notes lingers with light acetic qualities, green apple, and light red wine.

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