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L'Brett D'Blackberry - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 7.77%
Wants: 58
Gots: 17 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dhbiker0889 on 10-07-2013)
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Abbbp, Yesterday at 08:13 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Port_Seat, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of zeledonia
4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to quirkzoo for the awesome BIF beer. Bottled September 2013. Tasted August 2014.

Pours a gorgeous burgundy red, with amber hues. One finger of fizzy pinkish head. Okay retention, good for a sour.

Smell is an outstanding clean, very lightly fruity, lemony tart sour. It pinches just enough, fills the nose just enough. Stellar.

Taste is fantastic as well. The fruit is a little more present, though the blackberry is still quite faint, like they just squeezed a bit of the juice into it. No matter - there's enough, and that clean, crisp sour is just what I'm looking for. Finishes with a twinge of bitter. I really like this.

Feel is good enough, though not the high point. Medium bodied, could use a little more fizz. Otherwise, it works well.

I really really like this beer. There's just enough berry in it that I won't complain, and the depth of flavors in the sour realm is amazing. Really really good, and very much makes me want to try more Crooked Stave stuff.

zeledonia, Oct 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Prospero, Oct 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

bccocx, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of LowbrowMedic
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%

Reviewing as I'm drinking it.

375ml purple wax top bottle that has been split with my brother while watching LSU stomp all over Kentucky.

Enjoyed from a 7venth Sun tulip and donated by my friend Dr. Love.

A - Dark purple/reddish hazy colored. Head lasted apx 30 seconds then quickly dissipated to nothingness even after a year of aging.

S - Berries, tart, oak.

T - Big dry tart flavor to start, followed by fizzy berries and small hint of oak & wood at the finish.

M - Found this one to be very light with a hint of mouth pucker to it. Tongue tingled from the carbonation, not very sour but the tart was noticeable.

O - Not overly complex. Beauty in its simplicity. My first CS brew and I am very pleased!

(side note: brother is not a beer snob and when asked for his review he stated "It's good. Like they made Sweet Tart's candy taste like drunken berries." Pretty accurate I think.)

LowbrowMedic, Oct 19, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

zookerman182, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

imperialking, Sep 28, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev 0%

wethorseblanket, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

thewimperoo, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

guajolote, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Elicoleman, Aug 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Papa_Lafayette, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Big_Dave, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

loverofthecraft, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Knapp85, Jul 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

funkyaudio, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Dicers, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

bcp5296d, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

hooliganlife, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of ArrogantB
3.14/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

375ml bottle thanks to the person I trustee for. Appearance was a pinkish red, not quite purple color, no head. Aroma was brett, touch of funk, a mild hint of fruit. Flavor was slightly tart, brett, again only the mildest hint of the blackberries and I know what they taste like since i eat them weekly. I was a little disappointed in this and felt like the regular L'brett D'or that I've had is better. I feel bad for you guys who shelled out the money for the reserve club last year, the beers have been overwhelmingly disappointing.

ArrogantB, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.84/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep reddish purple body. Small head when I pour it, but it settles to nothing.

Smell - Lots of blackberry. Oak. Kinda yogurty.

Taste - Dry, tart blackberry, but it dies off before tasting jammy. That yogurt tartness comes back. Oaky in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium light body. Nicely tart, but not quite sour. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Simple, but nice.

Alieniloquium, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

ThatsThatDude, Jul 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Herky21, Jul 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

ScottP, Jun 30, 2014
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L'Brett D'Blackberry from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
92 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.