Oculus | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

OculusOculus
BA SCORE
4.38/5
129 Ratings
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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
129
pDev:
7.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
226
Gots:
18
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
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4.28/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beaver13
3.74/5  rDev -14.6%
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.

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Photo of imperialking
4.27/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfhhead25
4.28/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMart
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of anteater
4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
4.14/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kiki3drt292
4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.32/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of st9647v3
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Knapp85
4.72/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This poured out as a golden color with a slight haze to it. Thin white head on top that fades quickly. The smell of the beer is funky, definitely white grape notes in there though. The taste of the beer is similar to the aroma, I thought the taste of the beer is excellent. The feel is good, sweet upfront then some sour notes and finished with a grainy aftertaste. Overall I really enjoyed this one.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Thishops4u
5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of tom10101
3.25/5  rDev -25.8%

Photo of Kirk
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Oculus from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 129 ratings
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