Crooked Stave Persica Blend #1 | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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Crooked Stave Persica Blend #1Crooked Stave Persica Blend #1
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Colorado, United States
crookedstave.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by CheapBeerBuzz on 11-16-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
140
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
13.28%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
20
For Trade:
5
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Photo of joel66
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle poured dark hazy orange color,

Smell of candied peach, sweet juice and citrus

Flavor of peach e o's, candy, metal with a tart finish.

Light carbonation, clean finish

Overall, not great, needs time to develop. Has a lot of potential, but was a bit disappointed

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -54.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy pale orange. No head. Just a thin white collar.

Smell - Nice peach aroma. Slightly acidic. Light graininess. Mild brett, but more of a lactic acidity.

Taste - Bright tartness. Peach isn't as... peachy. Lemony tartness. Grain. Clean lactic sour finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium light. Pleasantly light and drinkable.

Overall - This is a far cry from how I remember the original Persica, but it's still very good.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Photo of KYGunner
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bright peach like coloring yielded a fizzy, bubbly but lively head.

The aroma was of sweet buttered popcorn, a caramel malt and then peaches and apricots. Not a typical blend but very easy on the nose.

The flavor held some sour tartness with a lemony cream, sweet caramel and toffee notes and a creamy butterscotch that had rich candies written all over it.

The feel was snappy and alive with the the high champagne like bubbling but it had a easy fullness.

I will admit that I'm a sucker for creamy caramel and butterscotch flavors and then to blend it well with a tart lemon, bravo!

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Crooked Stave Persica Blend #1 from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
3.84 out of 5 based on 140 ratings.
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