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WWB Batch 60 - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

252 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 65
Gots: 36 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrinkSlurm on 01-22-2014)
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Prospero

Colorado

5/5  rDev +14.4%

01-29-2014 00:26:47 | More by Prospero
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joshwith

Colorado

5/5  rDev +14.4%

03-26-2014 15:27:05 | More by joshwith
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markcp

Iowa

5/5  rDev +14.4%

04-12-2014 23:28:23 | More by markcp
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blindpiggie

Colorado

5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-04-2014 02:13:19 | More by blindpiggie
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-09-2014 04:30:21 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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craft_is_king

California

5/5  rDev +14.4%

08-16-2014 00:22:13 | More by craft_is_king
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ThatsThatDude

New York

5/5  rDev +14.4%

08-16-2014 19:35:57 | More by ThatsThatDude
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Mposha

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-10-2014 03:01:25 | More by Mposha
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

5/5  rDev +14.4%

06-04-2014 23:12:30 | More by appetiteforparis
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stealth

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-19-2014 06:22:50 | More by stealth
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Herky21

Iowa

5/5  rDev +14.4%

05-05-2014 14:44:54 | More by Herky21
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.4%

06-02-2014 00:42:07 | More by hollywood_15063
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trxxpaxxs

New York

5/5  rDev +14.4%

06-30-2014 13:04:41 | More by trxxpaxxs
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DrinkDrankPunk

Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-27-2014 20:42:14 | More by DrinkDrankPunk
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +14.4%

03-23-2014 16:13:39 | More by Rochefort10nh
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FrankHammer

Michigan

5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-24-2014 17:38:54 | More by FrankHammer
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flayedandskinned

California

4.88/5  rDev +11.7%

2014 Vintage
Poured into a stemmed Teku glass

Appearance: (4.5)
Pours a beautiful, lightly hazy gold with a crisp and tiny bubbled, finger tall pure white head. The head quickly recedes to a mere puck, leaving some light lacing along the glass's edges. Pretty looking sour for sure.

Aroma: (4.75)
Wow, as soon as the beer is poured, you're absolutely blasted by intensely tropical hop aromatics; peach, lemon, papaya, guava, pear and ruby red grapefruit. This smells like an absolute hop monster. There is a perceived lactic tartness that really melds well with the strong grapefruit impression, supplied by the heavy dry hopping of this sour. As the beer warms, some very nice light stonefruit brettanomyces funk begins to poke through the hops, really adding some wonderful complexity; dried apricot, wet hay, lightly musty leather. The brett is very matured, add really avoids being medicinal, or band-aidy in aroma. A light bready malt backbone is barely noticeable

Taste: (4.75)
Just as in the aroma, as soon as the beer touches your palate, you're treated by a wave of tropical, fruity hops; juicy peach, ripe papaya, intense guava, grapefruit and light pine. Adding to the overall fresh, thirst quenching quality of the beer, is a clean and very refreshing blast lightly lemon-y lactic acidity. Just before the tartness becomes abrasive, it is cut by a welcomed slightly biscuit like malt backbone. As this maltiness coats your tongue, complex brettanomyces funk greets you; mostly more of the dried apricot and musty hay that was apparent in the nose. The beer finishes dry and lightly tart with long lingering notes of juicy guava, apricot, lemon juice and peel, more dried apricot, slightly musty barnyard funk and a lightly chewy maltiness. A gentle oaky vanilla character is noticeable as the beer warms.

Mouthfeel: (5)
Medium bodied, with moderate carbonation. Refreshing.

Overall: (4.75)
Crooked Stave really blew me away with this beer. I've never experienced a beer quite like this before; It simultaneously seems like both a very hoppy pale ale and a funk heavy sour. The antioxidative charateristics of the brett yeast really encapsulate the hop aromatics and help lock them in throughout the flavor profile without showing any real signs of oxidation or age. If you happen upon this beer, definitely scoop it up posthaste. Highly, highly recommended for both lovers of funky beers and hoppy beers!

05-30-2014 01:07:56 | More by flayedandskinned
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Tuckersmth

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-24-2014 04:34:56 | More by Tuckersmth
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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-01-2014 00:59:50 | More by GRG1313
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-22-2014 13:26:02 | More by trevorpost
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rjp217

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-05-2014 02:51:28 | More by rjp217
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

04-30-2014 17:33:43 | More by KCBeerNerd
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enelson

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-13-2014 11:39:57 | More by enelson
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ezra9876

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-11-2014 18:13:05 | More by ezra9876
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WWB Batch 60 from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
96 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.