Drake's Barrel Aged Imperial Stout With Brett | Drake's Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co.
California, United States
drinkdrakes.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by womencantsail on 08-18-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
5
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
7.45%
 
 
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User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 5
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3.55/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Blue Palms

A: The beer pours essentially black with a fairly small khaki head.

S: There is some definite sourness to the nose. It's decently funky with quite a heavy barrel character. Lots of wood and charred oak and tannins. There's the patented vinegar aroma as well as some roast, cherries, and a strong earthy quality.

T: Certainly some sourness here. A fair amount of vinegar which clashes a bit with the booze and bourbon. Heavy on the oak with a touch of cherries and licorice. For a Drake's barrel aged beer, surprisingly unoffensive.

M: Medium bodied, but a little light for an imperial stout. Medium on the carbonation.

O: I'm amazed at the decentness of this beer. It wasn't all that good, but unlike other wild beers from Drake's, I didn't need to be taken to the hospital after drinking it.

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Drake's Barrel Aged Imperial Stout With Brett from Drake's Brewing Co.
3.49 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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