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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

122 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 55
Gots: 19 | FT: 6
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dhbiker0889 on 10-07-2013)
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weonfire

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-14-2013 02:29:42 | More by weonfire
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.86/5  rDev -6.1%

A - Dark red like the color of Cabernet with carbonation trailing upwards. Small white head sitting on the sides and a moat of foam in the middle 4

S - Juicy blackberry, balsamic vinegar, sweet tarts, and light funk in the back

T - Up front there is a big whiff of funk that gives it an earthy, blue cheese. There is much more than you'd expect from the nose. After that, you get tartness that is balsamic vinegar and sweettarts, and tart blackberries. The finish has some lingering funk and light musty oak

M - Lighter body with good carbonation. Leaves a slight tingle on the tongue from the carbonation as well as a dry presence

O - A good funky sour from CS. The blackberry is there but doesn't make itself known. The tartness balanced well with the funk but the beer is a bit muted overall. This is one where is be curious to see how it aged as I think it'd be great if it had a bit more tartness to it

01-13-2014 23:45:48 | More by jeonseh
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

4.09/5  rDev -0.5%

Appearance - light purple with a thin pink lacing. decent amount of lacing after aging a year

Smell - huge tart flavor right out of the gates followed by a berry smell

Taste - lots of tartness right away like the smell, followed by the sweet berry flavor you smell. Acidity finish to this one.

Mouthfeel - pucker up for this one, but the fruity finish is quite enjoyable

Overall - this one aged nicely. Crooked Stave has put out many fine beers and this is another example.

06-25-2014 16:36:01 | More by beatenbyjacks
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

05-20-2014 15:27:00 | More by Schlafly33
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

10-13-2013 02:31:34 | More by acurtis
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

12-20-2013 03:39:20 | More by Sammy
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huskermike12

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

10-15-2013 22:23:36 | More by huskermike12
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-30-2013 15:58:46 | More by Gonzoillini
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

07-13-2014 23:53:04 | More by hooliganlife
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.84/5  rDev -6.6%

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.

07-08-2014 00:00:46 | More by Alieniloquium
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

10-16-2013 15:38:00 | More by hiphopj5
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mozim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-10-2013 22:38:35 | More by mozim
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bum732

Lesotho

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-06-2013 03:04:45 | More by bum732
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

10-08-2013 01:08:06 | More by blindpiggie
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

01-13-2014 02:26:14 | More by GRG1313
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buffs9

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-21-2013 21:21:35 | More by buffs9
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EliotRosewater

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-15-2013 20:45:27 | More by EliotRosewater
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

02-01-2014 05:41:14 | More by kbuzz
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

10-09-2013 04:41:33 | More by LotsofLupulin
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OnryAndMean

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-17-2014 13:19:46 | More by OnryAndMean
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Big_Dave

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-07-2014 07:00:04 | More by Big_Dave
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minterro

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev -10.5%

Got from a beer trade with someone who had a Crooked Stave membership. Purple wax on the bottle. Poured into a snifter, paired with a small piece of chocolate cake.

A&S: Initially, very fruity almost like a sparkling red wine accompanied with some mild berry tartness. Not really much sour aromas present. Ivory colored fizzy head appears then dies really quickly to a thin ring which leaves specks of lacing. Lively, transparent purple sangria (very pretty) colored beer, with tiny bits of berry floating around.

T&M: Not nearly as funky and sour as I expected. You for sure get lots of berry tones, but to be honest not much else. As you pour the bottom in the beer, the flavor doesn't change as dramatically (and not in the way it does) as I expect it to. Surprisingly, it become sweeter but also a bit more tart then originally. Powerfully candy-like tartness in the finish (and more so at the end). Dry and crisp in the finish with almost a chalky texture in the way back. Prickly carbonation with a light body.

Overall: It was good, glad I tried it. Pleasant and well made, but nothing mind-blowing. It's not exactly what I would normally seek out. Would consider buying again depending on price, but considering the membership cost averages $15 a bottle I'll pass on this beer.

01-22-2014 06:31:17 | More by minterro
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1424IpA

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

05-13-2014 03:05:22 | More by 1424IpA
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-10-2013 20:54:43 | More by BGsWo22
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cfaulman

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-05-2014 01:48:23 | More by cfaulman
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L'Brett D'Blackberry from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
91 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.