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Vieille Artisanal Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
89
very good

759 Ratings
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Ratings: 759
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 23
Gots: 91 | FT: 15
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:
Beer added by: ArrogantB on 04-08-2013

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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.

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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.

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Vieille Artisanal Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
89 out of 100 based on 759 ratings.