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Surette Provision Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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Surette Provision SaisonSurette Provision Saison

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882 Ratings

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Ratings: 882
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
Wants: 66
Gots: 134 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chugalug06 on 02-16-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by kawilliams81:
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4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 355 ml bottle into a teku.

Pours a hazy burnt orange with a 2 finger white head. Thick trails and clumps of lacing on the glass.

Big vinegar, cherries, some citrus, straw amd light spices.

Light pale malts, wheat, grapes, light dark fruits, Brett, dough

Very nice beer! Love the nose with the vinegar and cherries. Taste isn't as dark fruit centric as maybe I thought from the nose but very good.

kawilliams81, Sep 30, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of tectactoe
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

tectactoe, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

t2grogan, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of MadScientist
4.6/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A deep golden beer with a touch of a copper hue and light haze. The head is off white and fades after a couple of minutes.

S: A strong tart aroma with peppery and fruit notes. Orange and lemon fruit notes

T: A medium-strong tartness to the beer with little malt and a medium hops bitterness making for a moderately bitter balance. The finish is dry with a light aftertaste of hops bitterness and oak. There is a light rustic grain flavor in there like a little bit of rye in the background.

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

O: An exceptionally well crafted Saison with a fair amount of the Brett and barrel sourness to it. There is a light oak character to the nose and flavor and very dry making for a very food friendly beer.

MadScientist, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of TheWildWes
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Chilled bottle poured into tulip.

Poured golden orange in color with a light head that dissipates quickly. The smell is divine with a distinct tart fruit aroma (apple and lemon). Good carbonation and the beer overwhelms your mouth with each sip. The taste is tart, and you get some barrel. The beer finishes dry with a citrus tang.

TheWildWes, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

SkiBum22, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of Ben7773
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Ben7773, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of tjumfrid
4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Caught my attention while in a Whole Foods that just opened up down the street, decided to try it out. Poured from a bottle into a New Belgium globe.

Appearance: grapefruit in color with thin quarter-inch lacing. Very appetizing, though not extraordinarily different than any other Saison.

Smell: citrus, floral, tart, nose candy.

Taste: it's the tart, grapefruit and citrus flavors that run the show here. Remember sweet tarts? This is sweet tart-infused beer. This beer will make you pucker.

Moutfeel: light, thin, wavy.

tjumfrid, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of gregmoscetti
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

gregmoscetti, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of warnerry
4/5  rDev -4.3%

warnerry, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Todd
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Todd, Oct 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Jared14, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of Billolick
4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle sampled courtesy of a trade with Mitch from Colo.

Pours heavily hazed apricot, eggshell head, slight in size, leaving a fine bubble film, collar and a few minor tongues of stick.

Faint fruity nose, with a hint of a lactic bite.

Tasty saison, fruity, lightly spiced, again with a mild lactic bite/note. Flavorful and complex. Quality take on the style.

Very impressed with all the CS beers I've been tasting. Need to trade for more or wait for them to be distributed to NY state...

Billolick, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

GreenMountainBoy, Oct 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

chossboss, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of jaminjohnson
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

jaminjohnson, May 21, 2013
Photo of mkrass
3/5  rDev -28.2%

mkrass, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of mjtiernan
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

mjtiernan, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Janeinma, Sep 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

mrw1zard, Jul 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

xdefeatsy, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Franziskaner
4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Moderately dark brown in color and is mostly hazy. Just a trace of white foam on the top. I get white Chardonnay and oak in the nose. The body is fairly light and the tartness prickles the tongue. The taste is a lightly tart white Chardonnay and oak. This is very crisp and refreshing and with plenty of flavor.

Franziskaner, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

The beer has a big fruity, tart winey nose joined by a touch of wet horse blanket and barnyard with some light biscuit and lemon in the background.
It pours hazy peach under a thin white cap that quickly reduces to a film.
The palate is tart all the way through with traces of lemon, fruit, light biscuit and funk.
Very fine soft carbonation, medium low with medium body.

pat61, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

bpfrush, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of dogfishandi
4.49/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

375 ml bottle slightly above fridge temp poured into a snifter. Batch 5/ 2013

Pours out a really nice hazy, deep golden color with a big, dense, retentive white head and lots of sticky lacing. Looks great.

Kind of smells like a young, less aggressive lambic, some lactic tartness, a bit of a milky lactic funkand a musty Brett funk, a bit of a lemony citrus, as well as a hint of a aged vinious character.

Great taste. The beginning stages of a nice lactic sourness, almost a bit lambic like, green apple, lemon citrus, sour pie cherry, not much funk in the taste. Finishes with a milky lactic feel and a dry finish. A bit of a vinious grape towards the finish as well.

Light to medium in mouthfeel, lingering sourness, good feeling carbonation, quite refreshing.

A really nice saison, a great beginner sour beer, sour, but not overly so, and light on the funk. Great drinkability.

dogfishandi, Jan 12, 2014
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Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
93 out of 100 based on 882 ratings.