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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett - Brandy Barrel - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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89
very good

39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 39
Gots: 11 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.67% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 01-16-2013)
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potbeercollege

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-17-2013 19:40:09 | More by potbeercollege
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a light black color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention and some light lacing. Aroma of tart notes with some funky yeast notes and light dry roasted malt. Taste is also dominated by tart notes with some acidity and dry roasted malt notes. Brandy notes are pretty tame and hard to distinguish. Body is light with medium carbonation. Not bad overall but I can’t say that sour porter is a style that I really seek.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 17:37:09 | More by Phyl21ca
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-27-2014 17:34:33 | More by tom10101
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -25.7%

03-23-2014 22:07:56 | More by ajzy
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-21-2014 04:59:49 | More by afsdan
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mentor

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice hiss when opened, but pours little in the way of head. Pitch black liquid, but not viscous thick. Smells brettanomyces 'horseblanket', raw oak, acetic acid, vanilla, coconut. Cherry pits, mild chocolate.

Taste is mostly acetic acid. Drying, mild dark roast, notable oak - though I don't get much in the way of brandy. Dried out mealy meat of a cherry.

Medium-nice carbaonation works with the acidic. Light in thickness with drying astringency and a finishing summer pucker.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 09:08:26 | More by mentor
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Gobzilla

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

02-24-2014 03:51:15 | More by Gobzilla
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moonknight31

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

11-18-2013 04:17:46 | More by beernads
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WeisGuy

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

09-21-2013 13:08:28 | More by WeisGuy
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1%

09-01-2013 19:46:31 | More by LotsofLupulin
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stevefinny

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-26-2013 12:02:00 | More by stevefinny
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-18-2013 03:53:33 | More by RuckusDu
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HopsintheSack

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-08-2013 16:51:23 | More by HopsintheSack
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-07-2013 06:27:23 | More by GRG1313
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chippo33

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

06-23-2013 07:35:30 | More by chippo33
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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Lionhawk

Iowa

4/5  rDev -1%

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larryi86

Delaware

4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Huge thanks to JMBSH for sending me this.
375 ml bottle poured into a tulip

A- Black with a three finger tan head.

S- Chocolate, dark fruits, sour cherries, brandy, some funk.

T- Chocolate, some roasted coffee, brandy, big sour finish, cherries, some oak, some funk in the finish. Brandy barrel really stands out and works great with this beer. Big flavors, great complexity and pretty well balanced.

M- Light to medium body, high carbonation.

O- A nice sour porter. Brandy is really smooth and not hot. This is my second Crooked Stave beer and I really enjoy it, really wish I didn't have to trade for their stuff.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 20:35:44 | More by larryi86
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freduardo

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 4.8.13

A - Pours a motor oil black with a foamy dark tan head with great retention.

S - Funky, dark ripe fruit-cherry, plum, and brandy.

T - Tart cherry, brandy barrel warms the belly as I sip. Lots of barrel and funk.

D - Good carbonation and a medium body, tart.

O - Brett and brandy barrels really swirl and work here.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 03:42:26 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett - Brandy Barrel from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
89 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.