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Surette Provision Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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Surette Provision SaisonSurette Provision Saison

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

876 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 876
Reviews: 127
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)
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Photo of dbrauneis
4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a very hazy medium golden yellow to orange in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some lemon yellow + apricot highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy off-white head that reduces to a large patch of medium thick film covering about 95% of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of funky wet hay and horse blanket funkiness from the brett with slightly less strong aromas of oak from the barrel aging.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of grainy, pale, and wheat malts with some light to moderate flavors of lemon citrus. There are moderate flavors of vinegar and a distinct brett funkiness that reminds me of the barnyard. Mildly tart but not overly sour.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light to moderate amounts of acidic prickliness and a light amount of dryness.

O: Very enjoyable and a nice example of a saison with brett that is barrel aged. Tart without being overly sour. Very approachable. Nice amounts of complexity.

dbrauneis, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of loganburgh
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

loganburgh, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of vancean2
4/5  rDev -4.3%

vancean2, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of jallen5076
4.68/5  rDev +12%

jallen5076, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
4/5  rDev -4.3%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of TechBrew
3.85/5  rDev -7.9%

TechBrew, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of teromous
3.95/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the label: 2014 Batch 13

Appearance: Light hazy golden orange color. Short white head that fades very quickly and leaves no lacing.

Aroma: Musty old barnyard, a bit of pepper, and a bit lemony.

Taste: There is a medium sourness up front, with some funky musty barn flavor, and a bit of a wheat-like grain on the finish. After drinking the beer and waiting for a bit, I get some hop character coming through which is slightly spicy.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is great. It's tart up front but it has a fairly low amount of carbonation. It finishes clean and dry without being puckery from the sourness. Very easy to drink.

Overall: I recommend it and I would drink it again. It's a great tasting saison that isn't over the top sour, and isn't so mellow that it bores you to death. It's right there in the middle where it should be.

teromous, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Zach136
4.49/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared with me, $11.50 from Brusin' Ales

Appearance: Hazy gold

Aroma: Sweaty horse, mustard, and pickles. I mean that in the best way possible.

Flavor: Lemon-lime esque tartness, light grain character and shock tarts candy.

Mouthfeel: Bone Dry

Overall: One of my favorite saisons yet. A must try!

Zach136, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of capnamerica
4.48/5  rDev +7.2%

capnamerica, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Dave_Treat, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of GarrisWH
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

2014/Batch 12. Outstanding. Big Tartness and Oak

GarrisWH, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Keith_R
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Keith_R, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of CUBeerBuff
4/5  rDev -4.3%

CUBeerBuff, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of DeadGuyRyan
5/5  rDev +19.6%

DeadGuyRyan, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of sourdog
4/5  rDev -4.3%

sourdog, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of carmike813
4/5  rDev -4.3%

carmike813, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

t2grogan, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of indy351
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

indy351, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of KnowYourCraft
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

KnowYourCraft, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of benbazi
4/5  rDev -4.3%

benbazi, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

GreenMountainBoy, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of k47k
4.04/5  rDev -3.3%

k47k, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of bluejacket74
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

375 ml bottle, 2013 Vintage, Batch 8. Served in a Prairie Teku glass, the beer pours a hazy golden/orange color with about a half inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good enough. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like citrus peel, bready/grainy malt, oak, hay, green grapes, and some pear. I think the taste pretty much follows the aroma, but there's also some tropical fruit and funky/mustiness noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's easy to drink and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It's a good tart, fruity and funky brew! I've enjoyed the few Crooked Stave brews I've had a chance to try so far, and I'll have to make a point to try more in the future! $8.99 a bottle.

bluejacket74, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of jaydoc
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%

jaydoc, Oct 03, 2014
Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
93 out of 100 based on 876 ratings.