Drakes Rakish Ryewine
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
50% aged in rye whiskey barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (13755) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 2, 2015
On tap @ Drakes Dealership. Sort of a copper colored beer with a small khaki head. Decent amount of whiskey, vanilla, and chocolate on the nose. Plenty of caramel and brown sugar, too. Quite sweet tasting and a bit on the grainy, sugary side. Light maple, some vanilla, and dark fruits. Kind of a toasty bread thing going on as well. If you’re into big sweet barleywines, this one is for you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7423) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at beermongers. Pours a clear reddish color with a small white head. A big sweet grainy nose. The flavor is big dry malty sweet base. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (3839) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at beer mongers Portland. Pours out a amber topped with a small head. Nose is a rich sweetness vanilla barrel and a nice hop touch. Taste is more of the heavy malts sweet caramel and a nice mellow bitterness vanilla barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12744) - 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 (7438) - 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 (4935) - 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 (7644) - 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
AdamChandler (3783) - 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 (6079) - 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 (2226) - 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..

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