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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

579 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 579
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.3%
Wants: 19
Gots: 67 | FT: 11
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%

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.

zookerman182, Aug 15, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A- slightly hazy light gold with a huge white head that sticks to the edges while falling in the center.

S- tons of Brett derived character leap from the glass (and bottle for that matter). Horse blanket and wet earth lead with some lemon, tangerine and pineapple also peaking through. Some buttery, Chardonnay like oak shows more as it warms.

T- much less funky than the nose would suggest with a tart pop on the front and a mix of subtle earth, light oak and fruit in the middle with a long smooth, tart finish.

M- extremely creamy, with enough pop to get all the flavors where they should be. The mouthfeel might be derived from the oak tannins but its hard to be sure.

O- it's hard to think of another beer similar to this one. On the nose it seems like many funky, Brett beers but the mouthfeel and moderate tartness make this one entirely unique. A very enjoyable drinking experience all around.

Guden, Aug 02, 2014
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Vieille Artisanal Saison from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
89 out of 100 based on 579 ratings.