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Brett Peat Daydream | Birrificio Del Ducato

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3.79/5
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88 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birrificio Del Ducato
Italy
birrificiodelducato.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ygtbsm94 on 11-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,490
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
88
pDev:
16.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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Reviews by Johnct:
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4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing it from nonexistant notes so bear with me.

Excited to try it because it's bizarre, and because I love Ducato and Italian beers.

From the bottle:

"Brett Peat Daydream is a blend
of three different beers:
1. a Peated Barley Wine Style Ale, 2. a Rauch Märzen
with a part aged in Scotch Whiskey barrels, 3. a
Brett Ale wich (sic.) has inoculated with Brettanomyces
before a six month maturation in a steel vessel."

It smelled like burnt pencils, a little bit of old green tea leaves left outside in a shallow puddle of stagnant water, and a smidge of faint sourness.

The taste is very sour at the start, kind of mellows into a very faint smokiness, then you get the little sweetness of the "barleywine", but the strong irregular sour character lingers the entire time.

The aftertaste loses most of the sourness, hangs on to the smokiness for a bit and ends on a bit of a sweet note.

Overall, a truly bizarre beer, but what else do we expect from Birrificio del Ducato? Glad I tried it, just wish I was still in Italy so I didn't have to pay anywhere from $10 to $20 for each tiny bottle of these curiosities.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.35/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

maybe the weirdest beer i have had in 2015, truly an oddity. its very pale in color, unexpectedly so, clearly none of the scottish ale type darker and redder malts, this is a hazy blonde beer with a very fizzy white head. it smells like lemon lime gatorade, no joke, an astute observation by thebrewo as we shared this bottle, but i have to agree 100%, its literally yellow gatorade. there is a funky smoke to it as well though, honey baked ham comes to mind, with the meaty aspect coming from the smoke, and the barrel obviously having a big impact on this one. the taste is just like the nose, with both gatorade and baked ham being obvious flavors in this. that sounds kind of gross, but its actually incredible. the barrel aged portion is a big contributor, smokey and peaty as they come, but its so cool to have it be in a beer thats not malt heavy, and for it to be a sour nonetheless, insane! the sourness is major, its puckery, but also woody like a campfire being lit. cant say if this is one of my favorites or not, but it is literally a work of art, not to be missed for the curious palate. ducato has been up and down, but this is as interesting as beer gets these days, and its a big hit for me. dry as they come, and carbonated as effervescently as you could imagine, its named perfectly, and i will never forget the experience. not often i can say that these days...

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4.22/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

I can't go into detail on terminology, but I can say that I'm hunting for this beer wherever I can find it because it's the most unique and delicious beer I've ever tasted. It's loaded with smokey flavor, meat, and yet it ends refreshing. I highly recommend this and I have to say, it's my favorite beer.

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4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I do not even remotely like this style, but let's be honest - it's crafted pretty well. Very aromatic with a decent roll of funk that leans towards wet leaves and band aid. Taste is immediately puckering and maintains that pucker while the funk floats in. The peat is hidden until the finish where it's less "Scotchy" and more earthy. Again, not a fan at all, but this deserves it's due.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Brett Peat Daydream from Birrificio Del Ducato
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 88 ratings
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