L'Brett D'Or | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

L'Brett D'OrL'Brett D'Or
BA SCORE
4.3/5
391 Ratings
L'Brett D'OrL'Brett D'Or
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: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kojevergas on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#767
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
391
pDev:
6.98%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
220
Gots:
76
Trade:
11
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 391 |  Reviews: 58
Photo of SHODriver
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured into a tulip glass to a light gold topped by a half finger of dense white head that fades quickly to a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Smells of light sourness with a nice hit of funk along with some orchard fruits
T: Taste is some nice light sourness with some grape notes and what almost tastes like melons. Reminds me of Chardonnay. Just a slight hint of funk on the palate as well. Swallow is more light lemony sourness with some slight funk and a little orchard fruits.
M: This beer is fairly light in body with soft and effervescent carbonation. With the acidity this beer has a nice drying finish.
O: Overall this is a really nice and pleasant sour. Good brett and sour influence with a really nice medley of flavors. Very enjoyable and interesting to drink. Definitely worth picking it up if you see it.

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Photo of GDawgs34
4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jpd026
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paresis
4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tobelerone
4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Derek
4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.65/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cider.

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4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npachl
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of durlta
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coz
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yancot
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Picky-when-paying-89
3.99/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

L'Brett D'Or by Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

Poured into a Crooked Stave Snifter Glass from a 12 oz bottle.

Pour: Pours a mostly clear orange/yellow. White bubbly head that dissipates quickly. If you blink, you miss it. No lacing whatsoever

Nose: apple cider vinegar, oak, and just a slight touch of malt

Mouthfeel: very cider like. Light and bubbly

Taste: sweet apple-like notes before tartness sweeps it away. A malty/touch of smokey finish nearly clears the pallet of any sweetness.

Overall: Very clean. Good oak aged sour! Light with a delightful finish. Fairly complex flavor with a good balance of notes. Would buy again on a good payday

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Photo of Ohiovania
4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraftFan5
4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of outoffocus
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of duvel1979
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Photo of mikel52588
4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craftaholic
4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really enjoying this beer, it's sour and tart but has a straw grainy cracker finish. Did a side by side with the dry hopped and this one won the tasting by a landslide

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Haybeerman
4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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L'Brett D'Or from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 391 ratings
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