Oculus | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
129 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
OculusOculus
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sour Belgian Golden Ale with Vignole Grapes

Added by Mebuzzard on 10-28-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
129
Reviews:
19
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
8.18%
 
 
Wants:
230
Gots:
18
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 129 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beaver13
3.74/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12.7 oz bottle, 3-4 years old. Pours slightly hazy dark gold with a small white head that quickly goes to a thin collar.

The aroma is sweet grapes and dry white wine with a little tartness and funk.

The flavor is sweet fruit (grapes and apple) with a lot of tart lactic sourness and a little funk and some vinous notes. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, a nice sour.

 400 characters

Photo of imperialking
4.27/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfhhead25
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of anteater
4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
4.14/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kiki3drt292
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.32/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of st9647v3
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of iatethecloudsfor
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of McNazz
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of beernads
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of JoMouse
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of millerbuffoon
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Knapp85
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of KCBeerNerd
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Thishops4u
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of starshockey9
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of tom10101
3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of Kirk
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of BDeibs
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of vissai
4.75/5  rDev +11%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Oculus from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
4.28 out of 5 based on 129 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe