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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Violet" - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Violet"Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Violet"

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world-class

147 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 6.28%
Wants: 232
Gots: 34 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 03-24-2013)
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

3/5  rDev -32.7%

01-06-2014 13:16:52 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -10.3%

08-15-2013 06:24:19 | More by GRG1313
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

4/5  rDev -10.3%

09-10-2013 03:34:33 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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phishphorce

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.3%

08-16-2013 14:07:52 | More by phishphorce
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oregone

Oregon

4/5  rDev -10.3%

06-11-2013 18:44:23 | More by oregone
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.3%

09-01-2013 16:39:37 | More by BARFLYB
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HopsintheSack

California

4/5  rDev -10.3%

06-08-2013 21:01:05 | More by HopsintheSack
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seeswo

Ohio

4/5  rDev -10.3%

08-11-2013 13:42:14 | More by seeswo
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev -10.3%

06-26-2014 01:23:29 | More by sharpski
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drlovemd87

Colorado

4/5  rDev -10.3%

05-10-2013 03:26:01 | More by drlovemd87
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topdown

California

4/5  rDev -10.3%

01-11-2014 09:18:14 | More by topdown
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -10.3%

11-22-2013 14:59:05 | More by XmnwildX12
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -10.3%

11-11-2013 13:19:35 | More by tom10101
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle $15. Bright orange-yellow color, more orange really. Aroma is heavy brett and a very floral quality, must be the lavender, smells good. Flavor is flowery, good brett funk, a hint of sweetness. Overall this was a solid wild ale, its pretty funky from the brett but I didn't feel it was really sour, maybe a slight bit of tartness. Worth the money.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 01:08:29 | More by ArrogantB
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Pour is a hazed golden amber with a bubbly off white head. Nose is light on brett, fairly balanced floral presence, juicy citrus and a nice aroma of leathery Brett and pineapple brett. Taste is much more sour than anticipated, hop presence isn't really there, Brett is much stronger with pineapple and citrus. Floral notes are a touch lighter mid palate. Finish is sour and tart of pomegranate, very dry with strong carbonation and light airy body. Leathery brett lies through the middle and lingers through the finish. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 01:24:55 | More by cpetrone84
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acurtis

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-08-2013 00:40:16 | More by acurtis
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-01-2013 19:44:39 | More by LotsofLupulin
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-05-2013 14:36:17 | More by Atomicskis5
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dachp

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-09-2013 15:58:54 | More by dachp
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largadeer

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-17-2014 21:54:06 | More by largadeer
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-16-2013 21:51:26 | More by Anonymous1
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-19-2013 03:52:42 | More by ucsbmullet
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-16-2013 11:37:35 | More by Thorpe429
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Huge thanks to ablackshear for this beer!

750ml bottle with pressure cap; bottle number 149/1526.

poured into Crooker Stave tulip glass.

Appearance:yellowish orange bodied beer that is slightly hazy. 1 full finger of head that slowely drops to an ultra thin cap. Spotty lacing.

Smell: Slightly fruity mostly tropical fruits. This beer has a rather floral and flowery nose. I get a hint of lavender as well.

Taste: Very similiar to the nose. Some tropical fruits with a touch of pomegranite. Mild to moderate tartness. Mild oak, tannins, and funk. Floral notes and mild lavender. The lavender makes the beer taste creamy and slightly "perfumey". As the beer becomes warmer, alot more tartness and dryness builds in the beer...which is really nice.

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. This beer is dry, but not too dry. Just right. Wouldnt change a thing with the carbonation levels are near perfect. Crooked Stave does this so very well.

Overall: Overall, I would have liked more pomigranite flavor. This is the first beer that I have drank that has been brewed with pomigranite, so i dont have much to compare it to. I will say that I have tried a few beers with lavender in it and that seems to be an ingredient that can really overwhelm a beer, but that not the case with this beer. A strong point of the beer is the balance of floral flavors, the lavander, and the tart notes of the beer which really makes the beer something that is simple, effortless, and delicious. Crooked Stave wins again!

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2013 05:20:44 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.7%

03-30-2014 13:34:56 | More by DaveHack
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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Violet" from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
98 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.