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Origins - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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95
world-class

255 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 255
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 6.78%
Wants: 97
Gots: 68 | FT: 14
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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Janis_Hoplin

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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

California

4.1/5  rDev -4.2%

Pours a deep burgundy-brown color. Looks pretty clear. Smallish light beige head, fairly fizzy. The bubbles die away to not much after a minute or two. Aroma is sour and wood with a touch of funk. I was expecting a more acidic beer, and while it does trend that way a tad, this beer has a pretty nice balance of sour, wild flavors. There's a lot of sour fruit knocking around. Grapes, blackberries, peaches, cranberries, raspberries, apricots. While the funk is relatively mild, it does contribute and give the beer some depth. Best of all, there's none of that bile note that plagues so many American sours (at least for me). Solid woodiness and bretty funk. The taste has a pretty good acid bite running throughout. There's some soured maltiness, giving the beer a bit of body. Fairly vinous. A bit harsher than the aroma but it still doesn't go overboard. Quite dry. Light body. Very good beer.

01-16-2014 05:54:16 | More by popery
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topdown

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

01-11-2014 09:19:41 | More by topdown
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-10-2014 14:25:12 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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Warlocks-Passage

California

4.75/5  rDev +11%

01-08-2014 05:34:21 | More by Warlocks-Passage
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budsandsuds8

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-07-2014 14:29:19 | More by budsandsuds8
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

01-05-2014 15:51:19 | More by appetiteforparis
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chippo33

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

01-03-2014 05:05:17 | More by chippo33
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-28-2013 22:58:58 | More by Kirk
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HoppyBastard1

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-27-2013 03:19:22 | More by HoppyBastard1
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PopnLoads

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

12-18-2013 17:43:09 | More by PopnLoads
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-17-2013 21:39:24 | More by mendvicdog
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-15-2013 06:29:13 | More by jjheinrichs
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-15-2013 04:28:25 | More by thebigredone
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-14-2013 02:57:10 | More by Rimbimhoot
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Lare453

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-14-2013 01:58:09 | More by Lare453
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metter98

New York

4.21/5  rDev -1.6%

A: The beer is hazy dark red in color with some brownish hues. It poured with a thin head that quickly died down, leaving lacing on the surface and down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of sourness are present in the nose.
T: The taste very much follows the smell, except that the sour flavors are a little more pronounced and there are some hints of vinegar.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation. Slight bits of tartness are noticeable.
O: This beer reminds me a little like a Flanders Red Ale and it is very pleasant to sip.

12-08-2013 12:20:03 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-08-2013 01:44:04 | More by smithj4
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inlimbo77

Delaware

4.24/5  rDev -0.9%

375ml, Batch 2, 2013
Hill Farmstead glass

A: Pours a deep dark brownish red. Tannish bubbly head. Forms a collar around edges of glass. Sticky lacing.

S: Get that CS funk. Chalk. Not as much balsamic and dark cherry as I was expecting. More like Kriek style sour on nose.

T: Tip of the tongue, little flashes of tartness. Getting dark tart cherry. Not overly balsamic character. Getting that chalk funk. Finish is dry. Not overly dry.

M: Lighter side of medium.

12-05-2013 16:27:57 | More by inlimbo77
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-04-2013 18:45:16 | More by BeerHunter76
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pmoney

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-04-2013 14:44:17 | More by pmoney
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-04-2013 03:09:41 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-04-2013 03:07:53 | More by kjkinsey
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-03-2013 02:24:55 | More by duceswild
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-01-2013 23:22:59 | More by tobelerone
Origins from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
95 out of 100 based on 255 ratings.