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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett - Grand Cru - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

134 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 56
Gots: 33 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  9.66% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 06-20-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

01-26-2014 21:20:22 | More by tourdot
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alexipa

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

01-15-2014 23:43:12 | More by alexipa
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.36/5  rDev +3.8%

A - Deep dark almost black beer with an slight off white head that sits just on the edges with an island of foam in the middle

S - Sweet cherry, dark chocolate, light tartness, milk sweetness, slight raspberries, slight alcohol presence. Really one of the best noses for a dark sour porter I've smelled.

T - Tart vinegar and lemon up front as well as sour cherry. There is milk chocolate and roasted malt from the porter aspect. There is some Brett near the finish as well that gives it a nice farmhouse funky aspect as well as some slight warmth and mustiness from the alcohol barrels

M - Heavy carbonation with a dry finish from the oak. Slight chalkiness from the roasted malt

O - Really an interesting good dark sour that is balanced with tartness, cherry flavor, good aspects of the porter, and a slight presence from the alcohol. Really impressed by how they managed to make this tart yet still keep the aspects of the Baltic porter

01-13-2014 23:39:34 | More by jeonseh
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-07-2014 14:28:54 | More by budsandsuds8
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

12-31-2013 07:23:10 | More by Pete27lax
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

12-24-2013 15:12:28 | More by appetiteforparis
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-24-2013 08:49:57 | More by Kirk
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MJsGhost

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

12-20-2013 14:57:44 | More by MJsGhost
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

12-15-2013 03:59:10 | More by PEIhop
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

12-13-2013 21:15:49 | More by trxxpaxxs
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EZEKIEL_F

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.8%

12-07-2013 03:52:07 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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Florida

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-18-2013 04:17:20 | More by beernads
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California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-16-2013 00:42:31 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-13-2013 16:49:00 | More by dkw0063
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-11-2013 13:58:58 | More by ShanePB
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-08-2013 16:39:36 | More by Phillyz
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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-05-2013 08:24:59 | More by kscaldef
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.91/5  rDev -6.9%

Thanks to jmgrub for sharing this one at AndrewK's tasting.

Batch 5/23/13.

Pours a murky brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour with malt, fruit, whiskey, and funk aromas. Taste is much the same with sour fruit and slight cocoa flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is quite sour and puckering.

11-04-2013 06:05:09 | More by UCLABrewN84
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California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-04-2013 01:03:49 | More by Rado
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California

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

11-04-2013 00:56:04 | More by Wowcoolman
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Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev -0.2%

Very dark brown pour with a khaki head. Aromas of balsamic vinegar, red wine, chocolate, vanilla, and oak. Hints of whiskey, some lemon, a bit of grass, roasted malt, caramel, and dark fruits. Whew, a lot going on. Complex flavors of balsamic vinegar, caramel, chocolate, tannic red wine, whiskey, and oak. Notes of vanilla, dark fruit, some grass, and roasted malt.

10-27-2013 12:52:24 | More by jbaker67
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

10-17-2013 04:11:20 | More by ucsbmullet
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California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett - Grand Cru from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
93 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.