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Crooked Stave Petite Sour With Hibiscus And Cinnamon - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
95
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137 Ratings
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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.46%
Wants: 86
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 06-20-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Sammy, Nov 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

spycow, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

djrn2, Jun 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

zestar, Jul 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

acurtis, Jun 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Thorpe429, Jul 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Texasfan549, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

GRG1313, Jul 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

kjkinsey, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Knapp85, Oct 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

largadeer, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

this is s beer ive had a number of times now, and its different every time. ahh the beauty of wild yeast! the first couple of times, i was turned off by the intensity of the cinnamon and the perfumey nature of the hibiscus. i thought both were a little overdone, and that came at the expense of the beer itself. the sourness has always been there, but as its evolved in the bottle over time, its come a long way. i now get the beer first and the additives as highlights, which makes for a great and very unique combination. the cinnamon has calmed way down, and serves to further dry out an already extremely dry finish, and the hibiscus springboards off of the effervescent carbonation and really lightens this beer up and gives it a warm weather blooming sort of vibe. the yeast is bretty like a wild saison, floral too, but the sourness has amplified over time to where its got some real pleasant acidity on the back end. overall i like this beer a lot, especially what its become now, and look forward to finding another bottle sometime down the road to see where it goes from here. not much out there like this, thats for certain.

StonedTrippin, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of MasterSki
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks to Mike (thorpe429) for sharing this one. Served in a DryHop taster glass.

A - Light pink foam settles to a collar, wisps, and no lace. Hot fuschia transparent body. Reminds me of a car I owned in the early 2000s. I dig it.

S - An intriguing mix of hibiscus, lactic sourness, and sweet malts gives this a definitely lemon and berry flavor combination to it. There's some mild whiskey and spicy oak in the periphery that complements the understated cinnamon addition, but this is mostly fruity and tart.

T - The taste doesn't crackle quite as much, with more sweet malts, nebulous fruits, and mild oak. Doesn't really evince the same level of sourness as the aroma, although it puckers up over time.

M - Very dry, medium body, with moderate-to-low carbonation. Light acidity lingers.

D - I thought this sounded absolutely terrible based on the description, but it was pretty good and miles better than the other beer Crooked Stave beer we tried. I appreciate the restrained and well-integrated cinnamon and hibiscus flavors. I could probably drink an entire 375ml on my own, although I'd have to be in a very odd mood to seek this out.

MasterSki, Jun 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

XmnwildX12, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

oline73, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Rifugium, Sep 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

MarkyMOD, Jul 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

InspectorBob, Jun 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

imperialking, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

orangesol, Jul 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

duceswild, Jul 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Gonzoillini, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.53/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A clear reddish/ruby pour. White head that vanished somewhat quickly.

Aroma was tart and fruity. Roses and florals. Some spice, but no cinnamon

Flavor had a nice bouquet of florals and raspberry. Alas not any cinnamon. Not a big thing, but was expected more spice.

Sharp tartness, sour on the end. Dry finish.
This bottle was a year old, stored in cellar conditioned. While a nice beer, nothing special. It was part of the cellar reserve membership. I would not have minded a substitution

Mebuzzard, Aug 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

iL0VEbeer, Feb 10, 2014
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Crooked Stave Petite Sour With Hibiscus And Cinnamon from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
95 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.