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Vieille Artisanal Saison - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
89
very good

594 Ratings
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Ratings: 594
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 19
Gots: 73 | FT: 12
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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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.

bluejacket74, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Appearance is a foggy yellow with a Snow White foamy to finger head.
Aroma is lemon peel, minerals, tartness, coriander notes.
Taste is amazing. Perfectly balanced between citrus and basement.
Damp hay, farm, mineralistic qualities. But clean and refreshing.
Mouthfeel is full and creamy but it finished a little dry.
No lingering flavors which is okay here, just keeps me drinking more.
If I had this near by I'd buy it all the time.

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Vieille Artisanal Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
89 out of 100 based on 594 ratings.