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Crooked Stave Origins - Bourbon Barrel Cherry - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

152 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 103
Gots: 27 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RuckusDu on 09-30-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

TheSevenDuffs, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

KAF, Oct 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

zeledonia, Oct 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

BrianBo, Oct 25, 2014
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2.76/5  rDev -36.1%

JoshuaDB, Oct 25, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +7.6%

ChrisChagnon, Oct 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Doug6322, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

imperialking, Sep 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

ThatsThatDude, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

rbrefbeerman, Sep 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Brew33, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Roger85, Aug 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Gotti311, Aug 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Aug 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

mendvicdog, Aug 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

stereosforgeeks, Aug 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Bartos, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Big_Dave, Aug 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

dataylor21, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of homebrew311
4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a murky reddish color, not a pleasant appearance but at least it has a nice head. The nose is front and center with tart cherries. You get the flesh, you get the skin, every bit of the essence of a tart cherry is encapsulated in the aroma. Tons of oak supports the cherry as well. No bourbon character to speak of. The taste is much like the nose, heavy cherry notes, plenty of acetic character which brings on a considerable tartness but nothing too puckering. Light notes of leather and vanilla come in towards the end as well as a moderate sweetness that counters the tartness. Mouthfeel is somewhat heavy and there is moderate carbonation. Overall, another terrific offering from Crooked Stave.

homebrew311, Jul 28, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A somewhat unattractive shade of orange-brown. Cloudy and murky. Very little head. No lacing. Aroma is full of cherry essence along with a tart malt vinegar sourness. Taste is tart, sour cherries. Yep, tart, sour cherries. Not a whole lot else, but there's a lot of sour cherries. Medium bodied, tart-sour. Very mild bitterness. Low carbonation.

Florida9, Jul 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

layinbrix, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Port_Seat, Jul 22, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep reddish brown. Small white head. Medium collar.

Smell - Nice. Lots of oak. Cherry. Brett. A little bit of malt.

Taste - Pleasant cherry sourness. Light cherry sweetness. Quite oaky. Deep caramel.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Well carbonated. Nice sourness.

Overall - Very impressive. The cherry is the highlight.

Alieniloquium, Jul 22, 2014
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Crooked Stave Origins - Bourbon Barrel Cherry from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
96 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.