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Surette Provision Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

964 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 7.88%
Wants: 69
Gots: 156 | FT: 18
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:
Beer added by: chugalug06 on 02-16-2013

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Photo of greenspointexas
4.45/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buzz3d
3.88/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

look: Dark golden. Nice white head on the pour.
smell: Sour, tart citrus. Just a hint of funk and spice, enough to accent the tart citrus w/o overpowering it.
taste: More of the same. Delicious I mean. Quite dry.
overall: Balanced, quaffable tart, sour ale.

Photo of TheDoctor
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving: Bottle
Date: 2014 / Batch 13


A:
Pours a murky pale orange with a finger of pristine white cream that descends to a splotchy film. OK retention; some speckled lacing. (3.75)

S:
Rich and tart. Floral sweetness with some brett funk, umami, sweet bread, barnyard. (4)

T:
Very tart, dry, and fizzy. Tart and vinous with some funky backbone at the end, lemon/lime, soysauce (not in an infected way, though). (4)

M:
Thin, slick at the end, tingly, tiny seltezer-like bubbles, tart finish/aftertaste. (4)

O:
Pretty tasty mellow sour/intense saison.
Nice, rich beer with some 'food' character to it (savory) Umami, perhaps? It doesn't look like much, but with a funky aroma leading into a very tart beer with a vinous feel, it definitely hits a few high notes.
This is not my favorite kind of beer in general, but this is definitely well-made, tasty, drinkable, and different. It might be interesting to see it a little funkier and with a little more of a yeast character....
Might have again; definitely worth a shot (as is most stuff by them) if you ever see it. (4)

Photo of Roguer
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pale orange/gold brew, almost perfectly translucent yet retaining some haziness. Pure white head, a solid finger, with good retention and tons of wide lacing.

Nice blast of Brett aroma while pouring. Up close and after sitting, the aroma is more subdued: slight Brett funk; tart and sweet; lemon citrus; pepper.

Extremely tart and citric flavor; a real palate shock after the aroma! Lemon juice and mandarin oranges, all coated with a smooth, rustic funk and oak goodness.

Quite the lingering pucker to this brew; extremely easy to drink, with a smooth light-medium body.

Fantastic, and surprising, tart saison. Much closer to a sour than most saisons, but still very easy to drink.

Photo of Stum-pub
3.79/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LehighAce06
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mcwill51
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dd43
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great sour apple flavor along with an acidic vinegar note on the nose. Despite being aged in oak barrels, wood notes are muted. Very tart in a pleasing way, don't pass this up if you haven't experimented with sour beers. I love what Crooked Stave can do with a saison, so refreshing to see this take on it.

Photo of petermethot
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zomdust
4.65/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, great sour, well done

Photo of julielynndubee
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 311bulldog
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ace1117
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gory4d
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LostHighway
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mtoogs
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WiggyKGB
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bullship
4.97/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jmamay22
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy honey hued amber with a thin wispy cap. Absolutely wonderful scent of farmhouse funk, touch of vinegar and spiced oak. A bit of lemon and vanilla. Taste is sour, but well short of gueuze territory. Begins with a nice ripe apple and pear flavor. Turns pleasantly sour on the edges of my tongue with a nice crisp dry finish. I imagine French oak was used or some beguiling mixture of spices that hide in the background. The vanilla sweetness balances the tart sour flavors well. Nice lively carbonation.

Excellent beer. Fantastic really.

Photo of _morandi_
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuitarIPA
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jophish17
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Duesler
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
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