Original Sin - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GABrew on 06-27-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 50 | Reviews: 4
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Photo of cbutova
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fully reviewed to my phone at time of consumption at Crooked Stave @ The Source, Denver, CO.

A- Tap to snifter pour with a dark mahogany brown body that has plenty of haziness. A foamy tan cap forms to over a finger with good retention falling to a thick puffy cloud and ring. Lacing starts with big sheets and

S- Dark and sour. Raisins, musty wine vinegar, lactic acid, brown sugar, vinius dark grapes, cherries, wet oak and a medium dose of funk.

T- Moderate amount of both lactic and musty wine grape acetic acids making it have just a bit of Flanders and balsamic feel. Notes of spiced raisin, green apple, lemon sours, leather, sweaty barnyard funk, cherry and pits, light toast wet oak and medium candi sugar. The sourness and spiced dark fruits with vinegar being the main theme.

MF- Light end bodied as sours tend to be with some foamy and silky textures. Carbonation moderately high with a medium sourness coating the palate throughout.

Dark sour brown with a hint of Oud Bruin going on for me. The sourness is moderate and doesn't mask the nice flavors that are presented with it, my main gripe with Nightmare on Brett.

Photo of GarthDanielson
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a snifter, the beer is a dark, ruby coloring, with a filmy, off-white head. Nose of grape must, berry, farmhouse funk, sour notes, and some medicinal and herbal highlights. Flavors are very tart and effervesced forward, with an aloe and evergreen highlight to balance the tart grape and stone fruit characteristics. Smooth, big bodied, with a medicinal and sour aftertaste. Smooth, subtle sweet lingering finish. Big beer.

Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

On tap at CS on 10.2.14

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.39/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

so this one is great, its origins aged in trois dames tentation barrels, at least thats what the tap room guy said. if i remember right its an apple type saison aged in red wine barrels. i definitely get the wine tannins in this, it brings some real character texturally to origins, and the apple goes well with the dark fruity funk that beer already contains. it seems to mellow out a lot, integrate flavors well, and it certainly adds another wrinkle to an already very complex base beer. i remember not loving the trois dames beer, though it was a little weird in the combination of flavors, but where that beer was off, its contribution to origins is amazing. the flavor and of apples and the wine go great together, and with the tartness of origins its just amazing. the wood is there, smooth and funky, and carbonation is extremely high in this one. one of the more unique crooked stave beers honestly, and thats saying something because they are all so unique. i wish they would package this one!

Original Sin from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
90 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.