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St. Bretta (Summer) - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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St. Bretta (Summer)St. Bretta (Summer)

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

363 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 363
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 21
Gots: 32 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrinkSlurm on 06-20-2013)
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4/5  rDev -2%

07-08-2014 19:42:31 | More by Haybeerman
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-07-2014 12:50:51 | More by Beerbuddy21
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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-06-2014 01:06:07 | More by chippo33
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Thickfreakness

New York

3.38/5  rDev -17.2%

Pours a cloudy lemon yellow into my Bruery tulip. A thin fluffy white head disappears quickly and leaves no lacing anywhere on the glass. Not a bubble of carbonation. This beer lies completely flat and still.
Lemon juice, orange peel, touches of black pepper and toasted oak. Not overly funky but the bit of horse blanket and barnyard blend nicely with the tart lemon/citrus notes. Again, nothing to dynamic, but pleasing.
Tart fresh squeezed lemon juice, little notes of peppercorns, dried orange peel, yeasty barnyard funk, and bits of caramel toasted oak. Not a ton of depth, but not a one note solo either.
Very tart and lemony! Not a bit of spakle on the tongue. Just kind of flat and uninspired.
I had really high hopes for this, but it was kind of a let down. Not as much funk as I'd hoped for, no sparkle whatsoever, and fairly bland for a bottle that cost $8.99. This was o.k. but nothing I'll be seeking out again.

07-02-2014 03:40:03 | More by Thickfreakness
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HopsNSours


5/5  rDev +22.5%

06-28-2014 04:01:43 | More by HopsNSours
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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-26-2014 08:04:48 | More by GRG1313
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Kevin_Young

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-23-2014 15:09:59 | More by Kevin_Young
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csmalley

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-20-2014 21:24:15 | More by csmalley
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incubuscience

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

06-15-2014 02:10:36 | More by incubuscience
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CSO

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

06-10-2014 04:38:01 | More by CSO
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

06-08-2014 11:04:55 | More by jbaker67
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -2%

06-07-2014 08:13:04 | More by zestar
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andilane

Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2%

06-04-2014 23:10:56 | More by appetiteforparis
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dtomes

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

06-02-2014 19:20:04 | More by dtomes
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Nathanbolin

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

06-01-2014 06:29:59 | More by Nathanbolin
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atrocity

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-30-2014 12:28:29 | More by atrocity
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2%

05-27-2014 12:06:00 | More by Bunuelian
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taospowder

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-24-2014 02:27:17 | More by taospowder
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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ddedhed

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

3/5  rDev -26.5%

Appearance - Very light straw yellow. head leaves quickly as well

Smell - Subtle sweetness with very little tart. Lots of pineapple

Taste - tart acidity and fruit that is quickly followed by some type of chemical

Mouth - that chemical taste does not leave

Overall - I have had CS multiple times and I finally found a chemical bomb. just horrible. I had it on tap and it was amazing, but this bottle did not age well. I will go back to Crooked Stave soon though

05-05-2014 22:00:46 | More by beatenbyjacks
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

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St. Bretta (Summer) from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
91 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.