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Drake's Belgian Ale - Drake's Brewing Co.

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Drake's Belgian AleDrake's Belgian Ale

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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-15-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 2
Reviews by MiScusi:
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3.73/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Beachwood BBQ.
Pours a very lively straw-golden color with a fluffy. The smell was a touch fruity, not too much Belgiany stuff going on though there was enough to characterize it as a Belgian. The taste was on the sweeter side of a Belgian pale, sugared fruit and a touch of earthiness in the finish. Not a bad beer by any means, but a bit different than most Belgian pales you would run into, which is not a bad thing.

More User Reviews:
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2.87/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Toronado.

A: Deep copper with hints of red. The bartender improperly poured it so there was no head to speak of, but that may not be the nature of the beer.

S: Light phenols, cherry, cane sugar, and flesh. Interesting if not overly enticing.

T: Lots of malt and sugar up front, with a peppery (almost rye-like) dryness on the back of the tongue.

M: Thin and flat. There's not much here to back up the sugars and bittering flavors. It just seems to run to the back of my palate without even saying hello.

D: So-so, though it makes a fine pair for one of the Rosamunde sausages from next door.

Overall, a substandard Belgian-style offering. Take a pass on this one.

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Drake's Belgian Ale from Drake's Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.