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Crooked Stave Persica - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 7.1%
Wants: 541
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged 9 months in oak barrels with peaches.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-17-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

12-30-2013 13:48:46 | More by BuckTuckian
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Colorado

4/5  rDev -11.3%

12-25-2013 04:57:11 | More by carteravebrew
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -11.3%

12-14-2013 06:14:54 | More by jkball01
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

12-07-2013 03:19:15 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-03-2013 06:07:51 | More by MarkyMOD
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-03-2013 02:51:02 | More by eawolff99
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Janis_Hoplin

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

11-28-2013 06:42:37 | More by Janis_Hoplin
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Holland

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

11-24-2013 05:22:16 | More by Holland
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

11-11-2013 05:41:57 | More by blindpiggie
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

2013 Blend #2. 375ml bottle into CS Teku. Released yesterday, football beer today. Pour reveals almost no head but leaves a thin ring around the glass. Body is beautiful like all CS beers. Cloudy orangeish beige. Aroma is a musty, sweet and sour. Well balanced with a slight burn when you get deep down in there. Brett, not really peachy, and simple. This beer is delicious on the tongue, a lot more peach flavor. Some Brett, but really fruity - an orange/lemon mix. Almost no carbonation and very light in the mouth. A little drying.

Overall it tastes great and well balanced. The nose and lack of carbonation make you want more out of it. Not sure if it is as classic as the first batch, but definitely wouldn't turn it away.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 17:37:08 | More by RuckusDu
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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-18-2013 20:14:53 | More by budsandsuds8
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PalatePilot

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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California

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portia99

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle (2011) shared courtesy of rudzud at a recent tasting. Poured into a Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary glass.

A - Pours a pale peachy golden color. Little to no head with really only a small white collar that rings the glass nicely.

S - Quite sour and tart. Very peachy...lots of fruit flavor to be found here. Nicely funky too with nice barnyard aspects to be found.

T - Tart and sour up front with strong intensity. Very peachy - tons of fruit comes through here. Medium level funkiness.

M - Lighter side of medium bodied with a lower level carbonation that keeps the body a little bit low in liveliness.

O - Intense wild ale...quite tart and sour with super fruitiness with peaches really showing nicely. This was quite delicious.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 23:24:41 | More by portia99
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.4/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle, date 4/30/12, bottle 4 of 420. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with very little white head that quickly goes to a thin collar.

The aroma is subdued - acidic musty brett and a little fruit with a little butyric acid.

The flavor is sweet tart acidic fruits (lots of green apple and some peach and citrus) with a big mouth puckering sourness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with very low carbonation.

Overall, very acidic sour tart fruits but a little flat and overly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2013 04:37:33 | More by Beaver13
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California

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-06-2013 17:11:46 | More by JasonFromLA
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Texas

4/5  rDev -11.3%

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Colorado

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New York

4/5  rDev -11.3%

06-25-2013 12:48:49 | More by POTABLE83
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Massachusetts

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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SpeedwayJim

New York

4.01/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Steve for this one. 750ml bottle into a Cantillon Zwanze glass. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Spotty lace. Beer is a cloudy peach color. Decent.

Nose is slight Brett funk. Lightly tart peaches, oak, cobwebs, and wet wood. Spritzy and lively but pretty mellow overall. Nice.

Opens tart peach and some lemon. Wet wood, Brett sweetness and funk towards the middle. Tartness builds towards the middle and end. Foamy finish with a acidic, vinegar-y aftertaste. Great fruit presence but its gets a touch too intense right at the end.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Spritzy and bubbly in the mouth and goes down filmy and dry. Finishes messy with a sticky, dry aftertaste. Very drinkable and refreshing.

I've not had anything from the WWB series up to this point but if this is a representative beer from Crooked Stave, I can see great things coming from this brewery. Not overly complex but great balance in the nose, flavor, and feel. A very solid brew up and down.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 00:23:01 | More by SpeedwayJim
Crooked Stave Persica from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
98 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.