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St. Bretta (Winter) - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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St. Bretta (Winter)St. Bretta (Winter)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

116 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LotsofLupulin on 01-31-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-03-2014 03:01:29 | More by largadeer
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04-10-2014 19:45:40 | More by Jason
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-11-2014 02:02:06 | More by williamjbauer
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

4.43/5  rDev +14.2%

poured into a tulip glass after aging a bit

appearance - dark brown on the pour with very little lacing.

Smell - roasty malts up front and i get some coffee and chocolates

Taste - super tart up front which leads into a sweet citrus taste to be complimented with malts and tart at the end

Mouthfeel - lots of acidity up front, but finished quite sweet

overall - by far my favorite seasonal st. bretta after letting them all age. this one had so much going on, that I found each sip different

05-05-2014 21:20:27 | More by beatenbyjacks
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Schlafly33

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-14-2014 12:25:11 | More by Schlafly33
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acurtis

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-14-2014 01:04:04 | More by acurtis
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Tyrus

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-06-2014 19:00:40 | More by Tyrus
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JRendon02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-30-2014 01:00:43 | More by JRendon02
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -8.5%

Dark brown, thin head that leaves just a few islands floating on the surface.

Very odd scent. Musty and tart, with a bit of sour milk. Light citrus. It's unappealing.

Thankfully, the tart and citrus are more pronounced in the flavor. Juicy and sour. A hint of dark roasted malt.

Mouthfeel is on the thin side of medium, as is the carbonation.

Overall, very meh. It's hard to get past the strange smells spouting from it.

05-07-2014 01:45:37 | More by Vonerichs
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-11-2014 12:09:26 | More by Bunuelian
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-22-2014 01:21:15 | More by blindpiggie
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California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-15-2014 01:56:39 | More by GRG1313
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Maryland

3.31/5  rDev -14.7%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

A thick chestnut brown malt color out of the bottle, and fills with a very dark mahogany brown and a bit of faint red. Barely a finger of tan head, leaving a thin collar. Looks a bit like a weak oud bruine.

Weak and subtle nose. Strange whipped milk chocolate, and brett like lemon dryness. Kind of subtle and not very distinct.

Palate is a bit lifeless particularly in the mouthfeel. Extremely wet bodied, and almost seltzery. Slightly juiced flavors and quality save it a bit, with hints of citrus orange and almost fruit punch. Minimal malt sweetness and a moderate acid. Not really much going on.

Overall it's not terrible, but really not that great either with not much for me to say.

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4.13/5  rDev +6.4%

A: The beer is close to being jet black in color—only slight traces of dark brown are present near the edges of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a short off whit head that died down, leaving delicate lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of sourness are present in the nose along with notes of orange citrus.
T: The initial taste starts off like a Belgian Dark Ale but is sour and has notes of oranges towards the back end that lingers through the finish along with the sourness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little tart on the palate with a low amount of carbonation.
O: This beer doesn't initially look like a wild ale from the appearance, but once you taste it you start getting the sour flavors from the brett. The orange aromas and flavors add an interesting touch.

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St. Bretta (Winter) from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
87 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.