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Origins - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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95
world-class

259 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 6.78%
Wants: 99
Gots: 72 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 01-25-2013)
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Reviews by mjohnson17:
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mjohnson17

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-25-2013 14:10:44 | More by mjohnson17
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Ben7773

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-04-2014 02:34:56 | More by Ben7773
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joel66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

07-07-2013 02:08:43 | More by joel66
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Todd

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-12-2013 23:23:03 | More by Todd
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Billolick

New York

4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

Small bottle capped and waxed

Thanks to Mitch from Colo. for sending this one along.

Allowed to wrm up for about 30 mins and poured into a tulip.

Pours a rich shade of darker brown, dark tan head on the looser side, stays around for a short spell. Leaves some slippery thicker webs of lacing.

Lactic sourness on the nose, with some cherry and red wine flourishes.

Moderate pucker, funk, more cherry, and light smoky red wine notes.

Nice sour/wild. Complex sipper.

06-26-2013 01:23:03 | More by Billolick
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Prospero

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-25-2013 15:12:10 | More by Prospero
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-21-2013 10:15:00 | More by jaminjohnson
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Janis_Hoplin

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

01-16-2014 05:56:20 | More by Janis_Hoplin
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-27-2014 02:23:16 | More by Cynic-ale
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jbogner

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-04-2014 02:07:38 | More by jbogner
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Zonian1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-29-2013 15:37:58 | More by Zonian1
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davistabuff

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11%

04-02-2013 05:00:36 | More by davistabuff
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-05-2013 00:54:16 | More by acurtis
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

02-23-2014 22:23:32 | More by roostor07
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weonfire

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-11-2014 03:12:08 | More by weonfire
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.49/5  rDev +4.9%

I had this on tap at Crooked Stave a few months back and loved it. I brought a bottle home to enjoy and cracked it last week. This review is from my notes. \r\n\r\nI poured the beer into a Chimay goblet. \r\n\r\nOrigins had a very thin head, but abundant lacing about the glass and atop the liquid. The beer\'s color is intriguing, dark brown with hues of rouge. \r\n\r\nIt certainly had a unique smell, with cherries hitting my nose immediately, sour/tart notes, then dried fruit and dark malt. I definitely get something on the nose that suggests a brown ale. \r\n\r\nThe taste is similar to the nose, as the cherry notes are still prominent, but some chocolate notes make their way in, as do other sour fruit hints and the brown roasted malts. \r\n\r\nAs you\'d expect, the beer is very tart, has a biting sourness that makes the mouth pucker, and is quite smooth. There\'s low carbonation, which adds to the smoothness.\r\n\r\nOverall, a tasty beer that certainly stands apart from your average everyday beer. I enjoyed it.

01-17-2014 17:51:59 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Tuckersmth

California

4.6/5  rDev +7.5%

Lucked out with new tasting room schedule and visited on Sunday. guy working there was super friendly and really knew his stuff. He ended up giving us a tour to show us the new mega sized wine barrels they bought from wineries in NorCal. He also gave me some great recommendations for taprooms in Denver. Makes me wish I lived in Denver so I could join their club.

Now to the beer. I am a huge fan of Sours and the Burgundy Sour was impressive. Best Sour I have ever had outside of the Russian River collection. I have high expectations of this brewery as they expand operations. Hopefully this means more distribution towards the Pacific.

02-13-2013 05:54:26 | More by Tuckersmth
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distantmantra

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-05-2013 23:56:48 | More by distantmantra
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BeerBuffalo

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-23-2013 22:15:53 | More by BeerBuffalo
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-26-2014 02:11:49 | More by Sammy
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

08-04-2014 16:16:00 | More by schmidtmattsays
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dirtylou

Washington

4.49/5  rDev +4.9%

on-tap @ falling rock

Nice burgundy body - light beige film. Strong aromas of tart cherry, oak, and vinegar. Leather, wood, cherry, brown sugar, vinous red wine notes from the burgundy barrels. Another really impressive crooked stave beer - batting 1.000 at the moment for me.

10-16-2013 04:28:44 | More by dirtylou
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Photekut

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

08-04-2013 01:43:03 | More by Photekut
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

08-04-2013 07:42:56 | More by Gonzoillini
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.76/5  rDev -12.1%

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Brown and reddish. Nice off white head. Very wispy surface. Thick collar.

Smell - Bretty. A little acidic. Cherry aroma. Oak. Faint caramel malt.

Taste - Cherry is more.prominent. Tart turns to genuinely sour as it warms up. Bretty and earthy. More caramel malt. Maybe more toasty than caramel. Very dry and oaky in the back.

Mouthfeel - High carbonation and light. Very dry. Medium sourness.

Overall - Not what I expected. Improved as I drank more of it, as always seems to happen with Crooked Stave.

03-29-2014 01:33:11 | More by Alieniloquium
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Origins from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
95 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.