Drakes Rakish Ryewine
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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50% aged in rye whiskey barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11921) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Tap at University of Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy dark amber with a white head. Aroma is rye and brown sugar. Full bodied. Flavor is rye, treacle, lots of light fruit. Finishes not dry, but that’s appropriate. Just delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6390) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 16, 2014
A fantastic brew! Not only was the rye whiskey a good call, so was doing it at a 50% barreling rate so as to not overpower the beer. Perfectly balanced hoppy sweet malty spicy mahogony goodness. My 2nd favorite beer of SF brew tour 2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3984) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Tap. Pours clear amber, small beige head, good lacing. Aroma is a bit like the heilemans brewery back in the day, malts, rye whiskey, toffee, spent grain, bran breakfast cereal. Flavor is fairly sweet, lots of bran and rye, light bitter, bit of vanilla. Medium body, ABV fairly well masked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (7133) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Draft. Amber-brown beer with a dark cream head. Rich caramel and light spice aroma. Caramel and dark fruit flavor with light earthiness. Medium-plus bodied. Caramel and dark fruit lingers with light toffee, light spice, and light earthiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (3262) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Minor hazy tangerine brown. Caramel, bread and spice on the nose. Lots of sweet cotton candy notes. Taste is pretty medicinal. Lots of overwhelming bitterness, very boozy, sweet finish. Cedar and mulch with pine needles and a splash of olive brine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (5306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2014
From bottle at Jupiter during Sour Sunday 2014. Hazy dark orange with a small head. Sweet with caramel, light spices, malt and some whiskey. The mouthfeel was thick and the finish had some warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (1881) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Tap at brewery..NoSe is nice whisky, rye, caramel, candy, sweet..Taste is nice caramel, rye, spice, whisky, vanilla, toffee..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (7097) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 8, 2014
On tap at The Trappist. Pours dark brown with a foamy beige head and a treacle aroma. There is a rich dark molasses and anise flavor with a nice bourbon trail. Love the rye malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3740) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 30, 2014
On tap at Drakes. It pours a hazy orange/amber color with a thick, almost nitro-like off white head. The aroma is huge with sweet vanilla, honey and caramel syrup. The flavor is super thick and syrupy with caramel, vanilla and a good amount of alcohol and spicy hops to somewhat counteract the sweetness, but this is still a dessert sipper for sure. Satisfying and tasty.

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