bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 1, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Oak and malt aroma with light tartness. Malt and light caramel flavor with tartness and light fruitiness. Medium bodied. Oak and light tartness lingers with light malt and light fruit,
nickd717 (3651) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bistro -bal fest. Cloudy reddish amber in color with a small off-white head. Aroma has wild and Belgian funk to it, oak, floral and fruity notes. The flavor is very oaky. Pale and caramel malt base, Belgian yeast, and wild bugs. Dry mouthfeel with medium body and average carbonation. Better than other Drake’s beers at the fest, but only pretty good overall.
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - NOV 15, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep ruddy pour with a light tan head. Nose is tart fruits and Balsamic. Some esters and tartness add to the vinegar in the flavor. The best part of this beer is the excellent, lasting oak finish.
marcus (7554) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 14, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Bistro BA festival. Pours reddish brown with a thin beige head and a sour fruit aroma. There is a sour malt flavor and a bit of yeasty spice.
bhensonb (12454) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 14, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the Bistro BA festival. Pours amber with a beige head. Light fruit and sour aromas. Med body. Sour stone fruit flavors - turns sour grapefruit, a bit funky, and there’s some oak and grape. Just brilliant.