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Brett Peat Daydream - Birrificio Del Ducato

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85
very good

44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Del Ducato visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ygtbsm94 on 11-13-2013)
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Florida

5/5  rDev +32.3%

11-14-2013 00:58:06 | More by Flashyspoons
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-04-2013 03:37:56 | More by JAHMUR
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mt24turner

New York

4.43/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

wonderful smell of hay and barnyard with a touch of smoke underneath, the taste follows the smell somewhat. lots of funk and peat/hay flavors and just a little bit of smoke and tart finish, plenty of carbonation and a drinkable mouthfeel this really is a fantastic bottle of beer

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 21:15:30 | More by mt24turner
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JimLeff

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Brewed with peat-smoked malts and aged in Scotch barrels with brett.
Tasted at "Super Kegs" at The Diamond in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Nose: peaty bretty band aids 

This beer is precisely as bretty as it is peaty. The two flavors never connect, but that's cool because you can drink this beer either way. It's two beers in one!

Like one of those optical illusions that can be seen as either convex or concave, but never both at once.

Not sure I'd say the dimensions are both quite world class, but I couldn't detect anything "off", and I found this incredibly fun to drink, and surprisingly refreshing considering the strength.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2014 19:02:05 | More by JimLeff
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

07-20-2014 14:56:34 | More by dcguitar
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

01-30-2014 13:09:17 | More by Gotti311
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BitterOldSalt

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

12-02-2013 21:21:23 | More by BitterOldSalt
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Pdrufo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

12-17-2013 01:32:09 | More by Pdrufo
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a brownish orange color. Hazy. Barely any head. Not a ton of lacing either. It pours like it has some body to it.

S-Aroma is really neat. It's very, very pleated. Also some serious funkiness hanging around in there as well. A sweet lining holds the peat and Brett together. The Brett gives off a nice herbal/medicinal/eucalyptus aroma.

T-Definitely some cured meat. Bonfire. A ton of peat. Funky, musty and somewhat sour as well. The Brett is heavy and pretty tasty to boot. I'm really surprised by how well the Brett/peat combo works together. A nice woody oakiness lingers as well.

M-A bit prickly with nice body. Almost tannic. The flavor (especially the smoked, salted meat component) really hangs around for a while.

O/D-Really cool. Wasn't expecting to enjoy this beer. It was a hit with me. Wild, sour, funky, meaty and peaty. Some how it works!

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 23:19:39 | More by VelvetExtract
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. served in a tulip at Max's Taphouse in Baltimore. From notes.

A: Pours a dark copper color with a finger's worth of white-colored head. The head on this is beautiful - it's extremely creamy, with fantastic retention to boot. A nice ring of lacing is left behind.

S: Holy. Friggen. Peat. While the peat is very strong - perhaps even too strong for some - the lesser notes of peat (like burnt rubber) are nicely hidden. Letting it open up will give it some additional notes of brett funk and tart lemon. It's hard to explain why, but it just works.

T: It starts off with some lemony tartness, which quickly transitions to an assload of peat flavors. A slight vinous characteristic appears on the back end. This is very very VERY peaty - somehow, everything stays balanced. It's the whole art of adding one extreme flavor to another extreme flavor, and hoping they somehow coexist. Usually that idea falls flat on its face; but in this one, Ducato pulled it off, and the end result is fantastic.

M: This has a tannic feel befitting a sour ale. It remains light on the palate, and could even be called refreshing. Wait, there's no "could be" about it, it IS refreshing. Carbonation is pretty much medium.

O: Not for everyone at all - I was with someone else who ordered this, and he absolutely hated it. Me, I absolutely loved the sour/peat interplay going on here. This is so deliciously unhinged in the best way, and you bet I'll be looking for this one again.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2014 22:28:53 | More by ThisWangsChung
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-13-2014 18:46:11 | More by gillagorilla
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-14-2013 02:47:11 | More by campfirebrew
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-12-2014 16:43:51 | More by mendvicdog
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rrski198

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-05-2014 05:17:52 | More by rrski198
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sarahfrancesca

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-25-2014 01:57:56 | More by sarahfrancesca
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.8%

12-24-2013 21:15:32 | More by Mattyb79
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Docrock

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-02-2014 01:51:33 | More by Docrock
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rEBELlION

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-01-2014 05:34:44 | More by rEBELlION
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-13-2014 14:30:50 | More by Artjsantos
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-27-2014 04:48:37 | More by oriolesfan4
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leftstagebrew

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-09-2014 22:34:04 | More by leftstagebrew
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a cloudy muddy straw color with a finger of head that lingered for quite some time and then left nice lacing in its wake. The nose was more like a wine than a beer – sour grapes dominate. The flavor follows the nose for the most part. In addition to the wine-like flavor, there is an earthy tone that probably comes from the peat. There are also vague hints of scotch. The finish is mildly tart.

The body on this offering is light and refreshing and it certainly has promise. The problem is that this beer is a little too all over the place. Sometimes less is more and simple is better; this is one of those situations.

Serving type: on-tap

05-01-2014 01:23:44 | More by 57md
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TappaKeggaBrew

Ohio

3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Golden-brown hue, slightly cloudy, with hardly any head or lacing. (Caveat: I had this at a dimly lit dive bar, so this aspect of the beer was hard to judge.)

S: Smoked ham was the first thought that came to mind. Notes of leather are fairly evident as well. Fruity citrus and maybe faint pineapple aromas are also present.

T: Almost a perfect match to the aromas. Almost no malt sweetness; this one's tart from start to finish, but not in a harsh way at all -- it's like a mild lambic. The smokiness kicks in quickly and lingers to the finish, never overpowering (like some rauchbier I've had). There's a faint "funkiness" in the background that reminds me that Brettanomyces was involved in the fermentation.

M: Crisp, refreshing, and decently carbonated.

O: It's lapsang souchong meets lambic! I got this because I like smoky tea and whisky, and smoky it was. Not an every-day drink by any means, but an interesting and tasty foray into uncharted (for me) beer territory.

Serving type: on-tap

11-14-2013 11:47:48 | More by TappaKeggaBrew
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Brett Peat Daydream from Birrificio Del Ducato
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