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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

682 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 682
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 7.42%
Wants: 53
Gots: 95 | FT: 14
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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thampel09

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-20-2014 13:28:26 | More by thampel09
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-19-2014 21:09:16 | More by HoppyBastard2
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monitorpop

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-19-2014 00:12:29 | More by monitorpop
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G-Hawk

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-18-2014 19:09:27 | More by G-Hawk
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IllicitEloquence

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-18-2014 03:41:09 | More by IllicitEloquence
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-17-2014 16:01:29 | More by EJJ1848
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

05-17-2014 04:36:34 | More by BDeibs
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gtermi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-17-2014 03:51:03 | More by gtermi
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.36/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

A murky brownish orange body, very nice thin light carbonation on the edges and the middle of the glass, which slowly rises. Head is off white, a bit creamy in character, only manages to be about two fingers tall at most ,but settles easily to a half finger puck.

Mild brett on the nose and some soft pepper. Hints of mild tartness, and some sweet cinnamon surprisingly. Interesting not sure where this is going, but quite nice and solid. Hints toward more lambic/wild character than a saison so far.

Oh this palate is wicked. What a wonderful juiced and full lush body. Good finishing brett on the aftertaste, but a real nice fruit mid palate full of flavor. Tangy juiced orange, tangerine and lemon. Huge amounts of fruit with a full rounded palate feel, and soft malt like body. Just a peck of caramel sweetness wants to come out to play.

This is great stuff, doesn't look or smell like an impressive beer is coming, but the palate makes up for it easily.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2014 23:29:05 | More by smakawhat
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judkinst

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-16-2014 05:19:39 | More by judkinst
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PaulsBrew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-16-2014 00:52:01 | More by PaulsBrew
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Consumed 5/15/14

Appearance: Deep gold with some hints of straw and copper - hazy, pours with a creamy, medium-sized, off-white head - keeps a borderline solid cap, leaves some nice lacing

Smell: Funky, sour, oak - reminiscent of some other Crooked Stave beers I've had, with some robust funky aromas and Brett - some acidic tartness and sourness, and some damp, lactic cellar in the back - some yeasty notes, with some fruity esters - apples, pears, grapes, and even a light touch of citrus - big oak component, and more Brett

Taste: Funky, sour, and even fruitier than the aroma suggests - yeasty funk with some distinct Brett - moderate sourness, acidic and lactic - nice level of fruity tartness - sour green apple, white grapes, pears, lemon, and maybe even a light touch of banana - low level of sweetness - earthy flavors and oak barrel - finishes with more funk, barnyard and farmhouse - lactic component builds as it warms, with some damp, musty oak

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, smooth, finishes nicely tart

Overall: Surette is apparently a type of tree (the more you know)

If Crooked Stave made a sour or a saison and named it "Dog Turds," I would still want to try it. These beers are consistently interesting. Surette has some nice oak, Brett, and fruit flavors. It's a worthwhile cross between a sour and a saison.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 05:30:41 | More by angrybabboon
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-13-2014 00:13:20 | More by dmorgan310
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MagicJeff

Georgia

4.43/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Batch 8 /2013 bottle poured into my Game of Thrones tulip from Ommegang

A: Glowing light orange. Nice dirty white head that keeps through drinking. Nice lacing after.

S: Vinous nose--slight lemon, funky apple.

T: Tart green apple, slightest lemon funk. Juicy mid taste but finishes dry. Reminds me of a juicy pinot grigio or chardonnay. Some musty hay, but citrus crispness pulls it together.

M: Medium bodied, drinks very easy on a hot day.

Overall: Amazing offering from Crooked Stave. I'd love to see how funky some age makes this beer. Awesome to drink now, will see what some age does. Highly recommend if saisons are your thing.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 23:20:56 | More by MagicJeff
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

05-11-2014 13:28:27 | More by ubufan2112
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JulioH

Florida

4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

LIGHT SOUR.

Very interesting saison. Very light head, dissipates quickly. Smells like a lambic, like most saison should smell like. Taste is a bit tart, with an aftertaste of a cracker, maybe because of the amount of yeast, and even though it is not disgusting, that taste shouldn't be there. At the same time, it is a nice twist.

Very good beer, wouldn't mind trying it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 21:07:47 | More by JulioH
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cavedave

New York

4.26/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

It's a turbid orange/tan beer with small off white island atop, and a lasting ring. Not a beauty winner, but the look of a deep funky saison for sure.

Lemon and funk, with sweet grape and yeasty tart complementing balancedly. There are myriad fruity and spicy yeast undertones beyond my capacity to describe, other than to say they make this aroma irresistible.

Taste follows nose except for a light herbal note in finish that sends this baby to the moon. Perfect balance of clean flavors make a delectable taste. Tart is just right.

Thick body for style, light carb., but it works to make the flavors pure heaven. Finishes with super clean linger.

Magnificent beer. I could drink this until life re evolves on Mars.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 22:51:44 | More by cavedave
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-09-2014 01:27:55 | More by KeeganRohovich
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-09-2014 00:46:31 | More by Bilco
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-08-2014 23:36:27 | More by JohnnyMc
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-08-2014 20:16:43 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.26/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Vintage 2013, Batch 8

A: Pours a goldenrod yellow/orange color with a small head that fades down to a very thin layer of white foam and bubbles

S: Some nice Brett funk/tartness right off the bat along with a pleasant fruitiness that includes notes of apples and grapes. Lightly vinous with an oaky overtone

T: Starts off with the Brett funkiness which lends some tartness and the fruitiness. Slowly goes into the vinous notes before getting some oak and vanilla from the barrels. Finishes lightly tart with a hint of sweetness

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: An extremely well-crafted saison with some great notes of Brett and pleasant barrel aging. A real treat to drink, I wish it came it lager bottles even with the high price tag. Definitely worth $9-10 if you can snag some

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2014 05:13:25 | More by BEERMILER12
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emottram

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

05-08-2014 00:03:04 | More by emottram
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Berg77

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-04-2014 23:51:33 | More by Berg77
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Pours copper with a luminous golden accent. Robust white head. Beautiful

S- Tart green apples, dark cherries, oak barrel, and candy coated.

T- Tart meets musk. Some really nice depth. Tart forward with a spicy/peppery finish.

M- Decent. Barrel seems to make this one a little heavier and less carbonated than I prefer with saisons. But not bad

O- Really enjoyable.

$9 for a 375 ml. A bit pricey, but worth a look if this style is your thing.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 23:15:11 | More by Bosoxfan20
Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
93 out of 100 based on 682 ratings.