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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged - Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

154 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 68
Gots: 32 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbc5 on 06-21-2013)
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Reviews by dbc5:
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dbc5

Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

375 ml waxed bottle poured into Barley Creek wine glass.

A: Pours a deep brown with hints of ruby; very appealing color. Light only passes through the very edges of the glass. A slow to moderate pour yields a one finger, cream head that slowly recedes, leaving a barely present foam ring atop the glass. Mild lacing on the way down.

S: The aroma immediately lets you know this one is going to be tart. The nose leans more to the sour than funk. Dark fruits; cherries, plums, and raisins. There is also an interesting caramel aroma lingering in the background.

T: This is tart, a bit funky, and finishes dry, leaving your mouth watering. Tart fruits up front; plums was the first thing that came to mind. Finishes dry and the funk kicks in at the very back end. Picking up some wood in there as well.

M: I would call this a medium bodied sour. Carbonation is in the low to moderate range for the style.

O: This is the first Crooked Stave beer I've had the pleasure of enjoying and I am left supremely impressed. A fantastic sour. Highly recommended if you have the opportunity to try this one.

06-21-2013 02:37:23 | More by dbc5
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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
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