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Saison Vieille Artisanal - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

177 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 8.48%
Wants: 21
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 12-22-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: A slightly hazy golden beer with a rocky white head. There head has a good retention and settles to a thin cap after a minute.

S: An awesome smelling Saison. A medium aroma of earth hops, oak and a barnyard Brett aroma with moderate spice. There is some citrus peel as well.

T: A dry, citrus flavor with a light Brett tartness. The oak is in there at a medium-low level. Very little malt and medium-strong hops bitterness giving a balance that is moderately bitter. There is a moderate black pepper spice to the beer. The finish is bone dry with an aftertaste of hops bitterness, some citrus and a little spice.

M: A moderately-light bodied beer with a strong level of carbonation.

O: An very good Saison with a lot of juicy grapefruit flavor, a firm bitterness and quiet dry.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Batch 1, thanks to Shawdeuce. Very aroma reminiscent of the best gueuze. One of the best american sours to reproduce the baryard feeling: horse blanket, dust, wood, earth.

Taste is slightly tart (far from a gueuze) with a strong cereal presence. Carbonation and alcool is low, this one is extraordinairely drinkable. 375ml is definitly too small for this lawnmoer beer.

Another hit from this very promising brewery.

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Saison Vieille Artisanal from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
90 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.