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Surette Provision Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

Not Rated.
Surette Provision SaisonSurette Provision Saison

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

702 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 702
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 7.66%
Wants: 57
Gots: 100 | FT: 15
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)
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Phelps

Arizona

3.9/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into my giant Piraat tulip.

Pale tangerine with a slight haze. One inch of dense, creamy white foam.

Subtle acidity is the main aroma component, but there's also hints of lemon peel, green apple and barnyard funk. Maybe a soft touch of white crackers as well.

This is the apogee of sourness in a Saison. So often the lacto is overdone -- the proportion here is perfect. A soft, vinegary kiss adds to the refreshment of this delicate brew, while notes of lemon jolly rancher, sweet pear and white bread add interest before a dry finish. Quenching.

Medium body, moderate prickly carbonation with a good amount of silky fizz. Alcohol is unnoticeable.

Beautiful balance of flavors he. It's not overly spiced, yeasty or dry -- just a solid, drinkable Saison. Wish this were in a 750 so I could time how quickly I make it through the bottle. This little one was gone within minutes.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 04:58:54 | More by Phelps
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sila5

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-28-2014 03:44:03 | More by sila5
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DrJones

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-28-2014 00:32:42 | More by DrJones
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alexsergio

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-27-2014 20:32:40 | More by alexsergio
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zeff80

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-27-2014 02:07:53 | More by zeff80
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mactrail

Washington

2.6/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Hazy yellow gold color. Vinegar nose. Seriously tart. There are some faint fruity notes. After some sipping I just taste the lactic acid. Woody and a long relentlessly bitter aftertaste.

I would rate this well as a Sour. So why isn't this categorized as a lambic or a gueuze? I don't see how this is Saison, whatever Crooked Stave says. Something like the World Beer Cup style called "Belgian-Style Sour Ale" would make more sense.

This may be an excellent sour beer, but it's not a Saison. But I'm only being pissy because it makes my teeth hurt. From the 375 ml bottle purchased at Grapevine Liquors. Batch 10/2014.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 01:16:23 | More by mactrail
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nj111579

California

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-25-2014 21:08:34 | More by nj111579
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Azeotrope

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-22-2014 23:14:37 | More by Azeotrope
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-22-2014 23:04:02 | More by ToddBeans
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leroybrown10

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-22-2014 01:55:26 | More by leroybrown10
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Black_ox

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-21-2014 23:19:29 | More by Black_ox
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-21-2014 05:22:16 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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GregDuB65

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-20-2014 01:36:47 | More by GregDuB65
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funkyaudio

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-19-2014 19:10:51 | More by funkyaudio
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-17-2014 19:36:33 | More by jim_carignan
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reyna311

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-17-2014 19:09:26 | More by reyna311
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ezperkins2

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-17-2014 18:36:59 | More by ezperkins2
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

350mL bottle from LambicPentameter (many thanks!). 2013/ Batch 8, whatever that means. Served in a goblet.

Pours a mostly opaque amber with a finger and a half cap of ecrue froth. Decent retention and lace.

Smells tart with barrel funk, over ripe apple and yeast.

Taste pretty much follows the nose. Sour, barrel funk (an almost infected quality), apple, kumquat, earthy, wet hay and yeasty.

Medium thin feel with plenty of carbonation. Finishes dry with sour barrel, earth and old fruit.

If you're into dry, tart funkiness this is something you might want to seek out. I think it's fine for what it is but it's "charms" are lost on me.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 12:36:26 | More by ThickNStout
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-13-2014 18:25:40 | More by victory4me
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Ken_P

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-13-2014 17:28:47 | More by Ken_P
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-13-2014 13:24:17 | More by KevinGordon
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Tricerahops

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-13-2014 04:34:21 | More by Tricerahops
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-12-2014 22:24:48 | More by KVNBGRY
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rollom

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-12-2014 12:31:57 | More by rollom
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robgage

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

07-11-2014 00:51:15 | More by robgage
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Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
93 out of 100 based on 702 ratings.