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Vieille Artisanal Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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Vieille Artisanal SaisonVieille Artisanal Saison

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BA SCORE
89
very good

552 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 19
Gots: 62 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 04-08-2013)
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InfernoBoss

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-30-2014 07:54:52 | More by InfernoBoss
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IPAddict88


4.32/5  rDev +8.5%

08-29-2014 20:55:07 | More by IPAddict88
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Jonada

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +1.8%

375 ml bottle poured into a teku glass. 2013 Batch 8

Appearance: Pours a golden orange color with 1+ finger of a white soapy head that dissipates to thick collar and wispy cap. Body is very hazy with some light visible carbonation.

Smell: Tropical fruit, mango, pineapple, grassy hops, peppery yeast, light oak, and slightly funky.

Taste: White grape, green peppercorns, light sourness, lemongrass, and some lacto character.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a soft, almost creamy mouthfeel and medium/high lively carbonation. Finishes dry with a very mild bitterness.

Overall: Really good beer. Lots of flavor, super refreshing and a pretty good value for a barrel aged beer.

08-28-2014 22:51:40 | More by Jonada
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.82/5  rDev -4%

Bottle purchased at Nathaniel Square Corner Store.

Pours a murky dark-ish orange, with no head or lacing.

Smells strongly of tart lemon and lime, with a bit of oak, and lots of barynard Brett funk.

The taste is similar. The strongest flavors are of tart lemon and lime, with the funkiness there, but not overpowering. Only a touch of spicing, which is nice, along with a little oak, and some lactic acid that lingers slightly on the tongue.

This one has a fairly light body, with a crisp and refreshing mouthfeel. There's a moderate amount of carbonation.

A fairly solid, if slightly un-exciting, funky saison.

08-28-2014 15:24:38 | More by GreesyFizeek
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dar482

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

A pale straw color.

The aroma is filled with stinky funk along with a lemons.

The flavor follows with that strong tart lemon juice, a hint of funk, slight breadiness, and is dry as a bone on the backend. A good mouthfeel for the ABV and highly refreshing.

08-27-2014 20:17:27 | More by dar482
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-26-2014 00:02:59 | More by JohnK17
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moarmare

Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-25-2014 13:00:12 | More by moarmare
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Clemskis

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-24-2014 04:03:16 | More by Clemskis
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-24-2014 03:29:25 | More by Ristaccia
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TNeedles

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-24-2014 03:27:31 | More by TNeedles
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.5%

375 ml bottle. Served in a Prairie Teku glass, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about an inch white head. Both the head retention and lacing are good. The brew smells like lemon peel, earthiness, hay, limes, and oak. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there's the addition of some tropical fruit, peppery spice, grainy/bready malt and green apple. The tartness comes out more as the brew warms. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's refreshing and has a good amount of soft carbonation which helps make it smooth and easy to drink. I liked this a lot, overall I thought it was good. This was the first Crooked Stave beer I've tried, and hopefully I'll try more soon! $8.99 a bottle.

08-23-2014 23:11:21 | More by bluejacket74
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WildSoul8

Colorado

4.84/5  rDev +21.6%

08-23-2014 21:03:06 | More by WildSoul8
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-21-2014 18:11:36 | More by Kmlund
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Faroveryonder

Missouri

4.04/5  rDev +1.5%

08-21-2014 12:45:07 | More by Faroveryonder
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-21-2014 12:43:56 | More by whatname
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TGS

California

3.76/5  rDev -5.5%

08-21-2014 02:02:59 | More by TGS
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jplopez21

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-20-2014 21:35:19 | More by jplopez21
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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-19-2014 14:59:26 | More by thufflife
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Jesta384

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-18-2014 07:13:30 | More by Jesta384
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-18-2014 02:40:06 | More by tylerstravis
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-17-2014 18:09:12 | More by jzeilinger
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-17-2014 17:27:52 | More by Davepoolesque
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev +3.3%

08-17-2014 14:52:05 | More by ahbithwabm
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scotv

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-17-2014 14:34:02 | More by scotv
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OnryAndMean

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-17-2014 13:20:07 | More by OnryAndMean
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Vieille Artisanal Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
89 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.