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Vieille Artisanal Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
89
very good

626 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 626
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 21
Gots: 75 | FT: 13
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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3.6/5  rDev -9.3%

woodchipper, Today at 02:07 AM
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3.92/5  rDev -1.3%

JamesStreet, Today at 12:03 AM
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Tasted a little watered down/weak...but that is what you get with a 4.2 beer...it was still tasty

Goatdavemac, Yesterday at 02:15 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

jordanimal, Thursday at 04:33 AM
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4.24/5  rDev +6.8%

mike_dawson, Wednesday at 03:25 PM
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4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a yellow color and a cloudy consistency. There was a half inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Good lacing.

S: A sweet aroma with some yeast and malt present as well.

T: Tasted of Belgian yeast, spices (pepper), citrus (lemon), and malt in the finish. A very well balanced flavor that's light, sweet and enjoyable.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

O: While this is only the third Crooked Stave beer I've had, they've shown themselves to be more than capable of making a great brew. This one is well made and flavorful.

avalon07, Wednesday at 12:43 AM
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

dkw0063, Tuesday at 04:49 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

BeerMeBrah, Monday at 04:01 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

mrandypandy, Sunday at 11:34 PM
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4.35/5  rDev +9.6%

Eddiehop, Oct 18, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -3%

A: Pours a slightly cloudy pale yellow with a frothy white head. The head and what little lacing there was faded quickly.

S: Strong citrus, lemon, sour aromas.

T: Slightly sour with strong lemon citrus flavors. There is a cidery apple flavory too that is not disagreeable. There is a very slight bit of spicy pepperiness to the finish. As I got to the bottom of the bottle it actually got cloudier and tastier I think. I should have poured the whole bottle at once.

M: Very light bodied and fairly well carbonated.

O: This would be a good thirst quenching beer for a hot summer's day. Lacks a bit in the complexity department to rate higher and perhaps justify the price. Still, a quality sour.

imscotty, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Bwagner1122, Oct 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

chadwicktorres, Oct 14, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +1%

Canada_Dan, Oct 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

jpd7374, Oct 13, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared with me, $11.50 from Brusin' Ales

Appearance: Hazy blonde

Aroma: Medium intensity, pickle-y brett character and faint grassy hop notes.

Flavor: Medium light tartness and bitterness. Oaky & white wine character.

Mouthfeel: Very Dry

Zach136, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

oriolesfan4, Oct 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Keith_R, Oct 11, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +10.8%

Ken_P, Oct 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Jeffh84, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

jakea, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

griffeyb, Oct 08, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -4.3%

alucard, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Doug6322, Oct 06, 2014
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Vieille Artisanal Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
89 out of 100 based on 626 ratings.