mR_fr0g (7847) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewery. Hazed pale yellow / straw coloured pour with a lasting thick creamy white froth. Aroma is earthy doughy wheat, hints of rustic straw, lemon. Flavour is composed of raw grains, doughy, grain husks, slight solvent off flavour , rustic. Palate is grainy, low to moderate carbonation. Take it or leave it.
slowrunner77 (9010) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
"DRAKE’S: Solid use of the honey, which was pleasantly floral on the nose and nicely sweet on the palate. Slightly hoppier than most weak wheats that use honey to cover up a bad beer. Not a favorite style, but done well."
brokensail (15215) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pale golden pour with a white head. Sweet malt, bread, and grain aromas. A hint of floral honey, some yeast, and a touch of grass. Mild citrus quality and on the whole, a bit watery. The flavor is on the bland and watery side. Some bread, wheat, and hints of honey with an overall grainy flavor. Some citrus peel notes, a touch of grass, and very light yeast.
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A - Served a very cloudy golden-orange color with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades at a normal pace leaving behind some good lace.
S - Aroma is a mix of sweet wheat with some honey with some banana yeast smells and a bit of orange and citrus.
T - Starts out with some honey, sweet wheat, and grains. Through the middle some orange hop flavor comes through with some banana and clove yeast flavors. The finish is a mix of sweet honey with some citrus hop and a bit of wheat.
M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet honey finish.
D - Very drinkable. Decent wheat beer with a touch more more flavor than others.
marcus (8615) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Drakes Barrel House. Pours cloudy blonde with a nice white head and a banana and honey aroma. There is a dry wheat flavor with a bitter finish The honey has soured slightly and it is not at all sweet.
joeneugs (5297) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 30, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Drakes Barrel House. It pours yellow with a nice white head. The aroma is fruity with lemons, orange, and a little wheat and soap. Tiny bit of honey. The flavor is very light and watery with a crisp wheaty finish. Descent mouthfeel despite the watery flavor. Pretty bland really.
UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
...on tap at the berkley location. Looked a clear yellow with no head. Nose had slight honey aroma, some yeast. Way to thin, like the hef I tried, slight wheat and honey flavor, with a very dry finish. Lacks flavor, body, and mouthfeel. Weak.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Cloudy and opaque amber golden with a creamy off-white head leaving laces. Fruity and lightly sweet aroma. Medium body, lightly sweet fruitiness and very distinct honey notes. No bitterness. 120709
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 13, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy golden with a fizzy white head. Sweet malty slightly bready aroma and taste with mild honey noted.
yespr (38618) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is vague butterish and caramelish. Slight bitter and fruity hops flavoured on top of a dominant light caramelish and medium sweet malt base. Fruity with minor slight butterish and citric notes into the finish.