Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Yellow" | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Yellow"Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Yellow"
BA SCORE
4.09/5
91 Ratings
Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Yellow"Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Yellow"
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wild Wild Brett Yellow is fermented entirely with Brettanomyces yeast and was inspired by the savory sweet combinations found in Southern Indian cuisine by incorporating turmeric, mango coriander and spices. Yellow pours a golden hue delivering tropical fruit aromas with earthy citrus flavors and a dry tart finish.

Added by kojevergas on 12-24-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
91
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
93
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 91 |  Reviews: 31
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of bitterbeerguy
4.77/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Number three at the ROYGBIV event on Sunday.

Absolutely awesome. Can I say that again? Awesome!

Appears like a blend of County Time lemonade and quality Italian lemoncello. Rich, bright yellow colors, balanced with pure white bubbles that seemed to appear for the duration of consumption.

Aroma. Can I lie? If it means more people will not trade for it and I can have it then I will. If this was a candle, I would have it lit 24-7. Tropical fruit meets spicy coriander meets sour. A+

Taste was devine. The mango really shown through, although to be honest the flavor my entire group got was lemon. Pungent sour. Spices were nicely balanced. Devine.

This beer was beautiful. AND my fiancé, who hates beer, tried this one, and said "I would definitely drink that." ISO :)

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. Fades normal.

S - Sweet wheat and grainy malts, honey, mango and other tropical fruits, turmeric, other spices, funky Brett, and a bit of tart green fruits.

T - Honey, sweet wheat and grainy malts, mango and other tropical fruits, turmeric, coriander, and other spices, some tart green fruits, peach, and funky Brett.

M - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, tart, and funky finish.

D - Great Brett beer. Nice mix of spices.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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5/5  rDev +22.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Huge thanks to BeerNFoodDood for this bottle!

poured into crooked stave tulip glass.

batch 12/2011.
bottle number 1476/1488.

Appearance: slightly hazy yellowish orange bodied beer with 2 fingers of white head. Drops down to a thin cap.

Smell: Tropical fruits, mild tartness notes of citrus fruits both lemons and oranges, peppery like black pepper. Mild funk and oak. Hint of a medicinal / herbal note.

Taste: Wow. Thats a nice surprise! This actually has way more pucker factor than I was expecting! Starts off with lemons, orange zest, and melons that are on the low end of moderately tart. Black pepper is fairly noticable with a hint of oak barrel and wheat malt. Really nice brett flavor in this beer it earthy with just the right amount of funk. Finishes with a mild lemon tartness and almost a persimmon or melon like flavor. As this beer warms up the black pepper gets stronger and it has a hint of a medicinal/herbal note.

Mouthfeel: on the high end of a light bodied beer with low end of moderate carbonation. Soft and delicate carbonation that seems to come alive when it passes on the tongue. Semidry finish and its really crisp and drinkable.

Overall: Its actually the most tart of the Wild Wild Brett series of Crooked Stave that I have tried!(I have had the Orange, Blue, and Indigo so far) Really nice surprise from this beer! Complex, easy drinking brett beer. Wish that I had an unlimited supply of Crooked Stave WWB series beers!

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4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 2.18.13
Batch 12/2011
Bottle 523/1488

A - Pours a crystal clear medium orange with a fizzy white head that has decent retention. It gets more cloudy with each pour.

S - Very floral, corriander, and spices.

T - Lemons, tart, subtle spices. Not much pop.

D - Decent carbonation with a light body. Dry finish.

O - Spices and citrus, nice and tart with a dry finish. Pretty light and mild all-around.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy gold with foamy white head fading into a thin ring. Spotty lacing.

Tropical fruit aroma with tons of brett and some spice with a bit of barnyard funk.

Very bright mango and other tropical fruit up front. Very nice on the front side of the palate. Brett funk then takes over and it finishes a little too spicy along with the funk. Little fruit flavor left in the finish.

Light bodied with carbonation levels a touch higher than I'd prefer, but no major flaw.

Enjoyable beer. 2nd only to Orange as far as the CS colors I've had so far. I loved this one up front and would have rated much higher had it held more of the mango flavor throughout.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of riored4v
3.97/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured in to a tulip. Hazy, golden colored body. 1 finger head that faded quickly.

Aroma is funky with brett and very light notes of cherry. Musty and slightly sweet. Some hints of peppey and orange/mango. Tumeric does stand out a bit but blends in nicely.

Flavor was an interesting blend. Tumeric was noticeable but lots of mango and orange flavors. Some light lemon. Slight honey sweetness, lightly malty. Notes of lemon and a clear brett, farmhouse, flavor profile with some subtle cherry. Mildy bitter finish that was lightly citrusy and tropical.

Medium body, medium carb with a very dry finish. No signs of abv.

Overall its an interesting blend of flavors. Very unique but really nice and easy to drink. Light flavors make for a great summer beer and super refreshing.

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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett "Yellow" from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 91 ratings
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