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

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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel AgedCrooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged

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BA SCORE
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outstanding

155 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 69
Gots: 31 | FT: 3
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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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11%

09-30-2013 14:31:36 | More by hiphopj5
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-30-2013 22:03:54 | More by Clonies720
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joel66

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

07-07-2013 02:06:45 | More by joel66
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-21-2013 23:17:21 | More by warnerry
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-16-2013 18:34:18 | More by Prospero
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Yukon (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

07-27-2013 04:01:21 | More by stereosforgeeks
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.16/5  rDev -2.8%

500th Review

A - Dark brown like the color of soda with lots of carbonation to it 4

S - The nose is full of red wine and a dark tannin presence from the burgundy barrels. There is also dark cherry, light cinnamon, peach and a light booze presence

T - Really tart with lots of red wine up front. You can tell this was in a burgundy barrel with the big red wine and tannin presence. Really tart and lots of balsamic vinegar on the finish

M - Light body with good carbonation near the end. Definitely has some zip that remains in the finish as well

O - Another great sour from Crooked Stave that is loaded with red wine from the Burgundy and all the tannins

09-02-2013 21:13:50 | More by jeonseh
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-29-2013 21:13:50 | More by acurtis
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California

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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.01/5  rDev -6.3%

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep reddish brown body. A few bubbles, but not much of a head. Thin collar.

Smell - Bourbon. Some deep dark cherry acidity. A little bit of vinegar. Lots of vanilla. Oak.

Taste - Some dark fruit sourness. Caramel. Vinegar sourness. Oak. Vanilla and bourbon are stronger in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Medium body. Medium sourness.

Overall - I love the bourbon barrel in this. Really adds a nice dimension.

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claaark13

Indiana

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%

Shipped into town this week by our trustee. Poured at around 65F into a Hill Farmstead tulip. I hope Shaun doesn't care.

A - Dark pour that proves to be more of a deep, translucent brown than anything else. Good lacing retention. Looks quite appealing, even for a dark sour.

S - Deep notes of the tart yeasts smashed into the sweet malts. For what it is, I can't complain too much. It is fairly appealing. It smells more like a purposefully infected porter. Notes of cherries come through atop the malts.

T - Much of what I find on the aroma. Reminiscent of the unintentionally infected porters and stouts that I've actually liked, but without the roasted flavors. The cherries in the aroma are more of a mix of cherries and dark, dried fruits in the flavor. Sweet malts are there the whole way. Tartness is there as well. Whiskey barrel shows some mild wood in the background, which goes well with the rest of the flavors.

M - Medium, pushing a full medium. What I wan to see in the style.

O - Better than Tart of Darkness b2. Better than a lot of the infected stouts that I like, but were unintentional. Better than most dark sours I've had as well. I personally enjoy infected stouts, but not so much dark non-fruited sours. This managed to surprise me. Keep it up CS, please keep it up.

06-22-2013 06:55:28 | More by claaark13
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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged from Crooked Stave Brewery & Taproom
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