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Origins - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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world-class

274 Ratings
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 6.78%
Wants: 99
Gots: 77 | FT: 16
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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Photo of Tuckersmth
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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.

Tuckersmth, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of Jordantb313
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Jordantb313, May 06, 2013
Photo of redblacks75
4/5  rDev -6.5%

redblacks75, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of ASUBeer
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

ASUBeer, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of BG24
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

BG24, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of joel66
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

joel66, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of bikesnbeerFtc
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

bikesnbeerFtc, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Stillmakingnoise
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Stillmakingnoise, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of TickleMeTony
4.75/5  rDev +11%

TickleMeTony, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of lookrider
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

lookrider, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of MEW
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

MEW, Sep 25, 2013
Photo of Boski
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Boski, May 27, 2014
Photo of Jeckel
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Jeckel, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of atorres
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

atorres, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of Port_Seat
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Port_Seat, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of MYJELLOMISFIT
4.75/5  rDev +11%

MYJELLOMISFIT, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Vestlake
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Vestlake, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of Janis_Hoplin
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Janis_Hoplin, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of Doodler
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Crooked Stave. Poured a beautiful ruby color with small white head in to a CS snifter.

Nose is light with dark fruit notes and vinous aromas as it warms. It has light fruited flavors of strawberry, cherry and zin fruit grapes, along with some oakiness on the finish. Mouthfeel is soft and sessionable. for a wild ale / sour...

This was very balanced and light on the sour characteristic I expected would grab me. Could drink dangerous amounts of this. =)

The CS gang told me it was aged for 12 to 18 months on wood and made from a blend of batches Chad had been saving for this project.

Also told it will likely be bottled - so get some. Good stuff.

Doodler, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of ZombieJester
3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

ZombieJester, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of deschutes_fan
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

Batch 3, dated April 2014.

Malty with cherry tartness, vinegar and lacto sourness.
A tasty and well balanced sour. Good but not great. A bit young tasting right now, could develop well with some age.

deschutes_fan, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of brett_arneson
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

brett_arneson, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of G-Hawk
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

G-Hawk, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of HoppyBastard1
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

HoppyBastard1, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of FATH3RH0P5
4.75/5  rDev +11%

FATH3RH0P5, Jul 10, 2014
Origins from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
95 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.