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Crooked Stave Pure Guava Petite Sour - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 22.03%
Wants: 51
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pkeigs on 08-02-2011)
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Reviews by SuperWhite92:
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SuperWhite92

Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer has come a _long_ way since I first tried it at some of the brew festivals earlier this year. Here's my latest impression

Pours well- great carbonation, lasting head. No complaints in the appearance department. Smell, however, is a different story. At this point in time, there's definitely still a very obvious bretty diaper smell to the beer (although it has very significantly subsided from a few months back). Huge turn off, but I discovered that the more you swirl the glass, the more it smells like it should. I imagine this will fade with time, and I sure hope so, because this is what's ruining an otherwise stellar beer for me. The flavor has barely any of the trashy smell in it- it's far more impressive without a doubt. Very tropical fruit flavors come out with only a trace of the leathery brett character. Definite oak presence as well. Very tart, and somewhat dry, but not overly so.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2011 17:10:55 | More by SuperWhite92
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

09-06-2013 04:16:39 | More by moonknight31
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-31-2013 16:57:12 | More by spycow
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3.61/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Orange/yellow with a ton of head that dissipates fairly quickly.

S - A lot of people complain about the smell of this one, but I didn't find it objectionable at all. Tartness and tropical fruit with a hint of funk.

T - Not a ton of flavor. A bit of tartness with quite a bit of guava and apple. Some funkiness. Kind of a weird aftertaste, but this is definitely where the fruit comes out. Very light beer.

M - Very light and crisp. A lot of carbonation.

Don't see the complaints about this beer. It's a light, refreshing sour that would be great on a warm summer day. Not a whole ton going on, but I definitely like this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 03:59:24 | More by RoninTK3
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-24-2013 03:50:12 | More by Seanniek91
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle shared by Sammy, Batch 5/11 - bottle 1687/1765. 750ml into a tulip

Hazy orange, with a huge white head (bottle was a gusher). Huge white head, great lace and retention. Nose of nail polish, bubble gum, hydrochloric acid/vomit, funk and tropical notes. Tastes of bubble gum, tropical fruits and loads of acidity, lactic predominantly I think but the puke-y hydrochloric acid prevails as well. High effervescence, and sour finish. A palate wrecker, some certainly undesirable notes here.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 21:07:20 | More by liamt07
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Ontario (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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A - Gusher! Pours a hazy light cider brown with a very fizzy light tan head that fades pretty rapidly.

S - Funky, fruity, some barnyard funk.

T - Mild guava, earthy, dirt, horseblanket, tart finish.

D - Tons of carbonation and a light body.

O - Very fruity on the nose, more tart and mild on the tongue. Good thing because Guava tastes like puke.

Serving type: bottle

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2.6/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

The beer pours a cloudy orange color with a tall white head. Super cheesy on the nose. Smells quite a bit like the powdered parmesan cheese. A bit of guava and tartness, but it’s hard to get past the cheese. The flavor isn’t quite as cheesy, but it’s still there. A bit more guava, malt, wood, and tartness, but not enough to save this beer.

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Crooked Stave Pure Guava Petite Sour from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
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