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Petite Sour Raspberry | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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BA SCORE
4.11/5
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218 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Prospero on 03-28-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,672
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
218
pDev:
6.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
36
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 218 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of Prezzy
4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IckyT2012
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of orangesol
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.61/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bright fruit punch ruby red color. Aroma is sour tart raspberry candy and a slight almost wine like smell. Taste is identical but really tart and extremely dry. Was an extremely well made beer but a little too tart and dry for my tastes

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Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kitch
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A 375ml bottle with surprisingly no bottled on date (not sure when they removed the date from the back label). Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: A very nice ruby candy red colour with a two finger pinkish head that dissipated fairly quickly and left sparse to no lacing.

Aroma: Tart and candy raspberry with hints of grape and oak.

Taste: Tart, lightly sour raspberry, raspberry jam and apple cider with a hint of oak. It’s not as fruity as expected as the base wild ale is quite noticeable.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: This looked great and as I poured it out, I had high expectations. However it’s taste fell a bit flat and one dimensional compared to other sour and wild ales with raspberries. It’s still quite good, but just not as complex as it could be.

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Photo of BeerWithMike
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm not a big fan of wilds and this one got a bit sour for me.
So no review.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

7/1....pours a bright red, very bright, backed with a light pinkish ring of foam. Strong fruity nose, definitely raspberries. Fruity sour, puckers more than others. Tasty.

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Photo of Zach136
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Prager62
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 375ml bottle with no apparent date poured in a Crooked Stave tulip glass. I'm fairly certain it's a recent release as my store had it on the counter with other new beers.

Look- Pours a cloudy reddish-pink leaving behind a few centimeters of thin pink foam that quickly disappears. No lacing is left behind, but some tiny carbonation bubbles can be seen surfacing.

Smell- Tart raspberry, band aid and musty oak.

Taste- Tart raspberry, oak tannins and mild perfume. A little grass and earthy mustiness mixed in to a lesser degree.

Feel- Crisp and tart with a very dry finish.

Overall- It reminds me of a slightly sweet and medium tart liquid raspberry candy. The rather tame 4.5% abv. makes this a perfect summer patio beer. It's nice to see Crooked Stave here and I do believe I'll buy another.

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Photo of kccraftenthusiast
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.86/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a beautiful red hued pour with minimal lacing. Wild yeast phenols apparent on the nose, however not as much tartness on the flavor profile as I wish there was

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Photo of A_Rad
4.04/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zimm421
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zonian1
4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bluejacket74
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

375 ml bottle, no dating on it that I could find but I know I bought it a couple months ago. Back label says 4.5% ABV. Served in a Teku glass, the beer pours a slightly hazy pink/purple color with about an inch light pink/off-white head that stuck around for a little bit. Not much lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like raspberries, wheat/grainy malt and some citrus peel. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also some grass, earthy and woody flavors noticeable too. It's a nice sweet, earthy and slightly tart brew that got a little more sour the longer I drank it. I liked this overall, it was nice and enjoyable enough. Good brew to try if you've never had it before! $7.99 a bottle.

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Photo of NickThePyro
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cherche
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy burnt amber/almost pink color with a lasting finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. Stringy light/somewhat messy lacing roams around the glass. The aroma takes genuine red raspberries to bleed into a nice sour to tart to sweet authenticity. Subtle sweet grass, sly lemon rind (slightly bitter). The flavor is balanced nicely between the sweet to the tart to the sour - all between the red raspberry; fully all of the way on into the aftertaste and riding on into the finish, nicely. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionable to sipping quality about it. Carbonation rides at a nice speed hitting my tongue just right. Overall, what an absolutely damn nice authentic American Wild ale. It’s as if they put real red raspberries right in the beer.

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Petite Sour Raspberry from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 218 ratings
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