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Crooked Stave Pure Guava Petite Sour | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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3.54/5
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97 Ratings
Crooked Stave Pure Guava Petite SourCrooked Stave Pure Guava Petite Sour
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by pkeigs on 08-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,607
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
97
pDev:
20.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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Photo of Sammy
3.84/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from JMBSH, from 1.5 years ago. It seems from comments people had some bad luck storing this beer, or receiving bottles not properly sealed. I had none of that. While we got some initial nail polish aroma,, I found the yeast aroma to be fine. A nice sour, great carbonation with honeydew, cucumber, lime, fruity kiwi. A very tasty sour finish. Enormous bubbly creamy head.

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Photo of acurtis
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of t0rin0
2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

Photo of emerge077
4.12/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip, thanks Mark for sharing this one!

Hazy saturated orange gold, rising carb trails, a little bit of sticky lacing around the edges.

Earthy fruity guava aroma, some moderate acidity and a light dusty sweetness. Complex, fruity, fresh and pleasant.

Comes off a little bit thin at first, crisp and acidic, very fruit forward with guava and lime, with a lightly earthy undertone of coriander in the finish. Body is light and carbonation is relatively moderate. A very drinkable fruited wild ale, great when paired with food, as it has a nice light acidity that scrubs the palate clean. Comes across a bit like a sour tropical witbier if you use your imagination.

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Photo of zeff80
4.3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vfgccp
4.07/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Choice City Deli, Ft. Collins, CO

Poured into a pint glass (it was supposed to be in a stem glass, but whatever...Choice City is terrible) a very hazy burnt orange color with a finger or so of delicate white bubbles for a head, which dissipated to almost nothing. Aroma of fruit: guava, apricot, pear, banana; also some noticeable yeast and spiciness, with notes grass and wet hay. Taste was quite similar to the nose, and fortunately not too sour, as I had a whole pint to conquer; not always an easy task with the more extreme sour beers. Sweet malts and sugars just noticeable for a second before the fruits kicked in, mainly guava and apricot, with a definite grassiness and a bit of funk and bready yeast. Medium-nearly-full-bodied, chewy, woody. Complex and good, but one glass was just about all I'd ever need. At least in one session... Come to think of it, I'd probably like to try it again, though that will most likely not happen.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shared by Richard on 1-14-12.

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Photo of womencantsail
2.61/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

The beer pours a cloudy orange color with a tall white head. Super cheesy on the nose. Smells quite a bit like the powdered parmesan cheese. A bit of guava and tartness, but it’s hard to get past the cheese. The flavor isn’t quite as cheesy, but it’s still there. A bit more guava, malt, wood, and tartness, but not enough to save this beer.

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Photo of JAHMUR
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of liamt07
3.07/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle shared by Sammy, Batch 5/11 - bottle 1687/1765. 750ml into a tulip

Hazy orange, with a huge white head (bottle was a gusher). Huge white head, great lace and retention. Nose of nail polish, bubble gum, hydrochloric acid/vomit, funk and tropical notes. Tastes of bubble gum, tropical fruits and loads of acidity, lactic predominantly I think but the puke-y hydrochloric acid prevails as well. High effervescence, and sour finish. A palate wrecker, some certainly undesirable notes here.

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Photo of Mebuzzard
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of CharlesK
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopHead84
2.73/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

9/3/2011

Bottle shared by stawn, thanks!

A: Hazy gold with a big white head.

S: Wheat and guava with faint leather. Light mango. I get a little butter with oak and coriander. Plastic is evident and there's a touch of Butyric acid which manifests itself as vomit, which isn't very pleasant.

T: Lightly tart with lactic notes and a little wheat. The finish is lightly sour with coriander. I get more plastic in the flavor than in the aroma.

M: Light in body with moderate carbonation.

Overall: I wasn't a fan of this one.

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Photo of PEIhop
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of barleywinefiend
2.78/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured a straw yellow tih a nice white cap

S: Barf bag? Toe jam and as a another reviewer mentioned below...blue cheese

T: As I take my first sip, nose buried in the glass the shock of the nose begins to thwart the taste but ah..I press on. Light guava and funk, not like the nose but brett induced funkiness

M: Light body, dry

O: Average on taste but poushing through this is initially tough

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Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
5/5  rDev +41.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Crooked Stave Pure Guava Petite Sour from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 97 ratings
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