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

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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:
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Added by kojevergas on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
386
Reviews:
57
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
7.33%
 
 
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219
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76
For Trade:
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4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.65/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cider.

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4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coz
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yancot
4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev -5.7%
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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4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

02/03/2017

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4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craftaholic
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
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 +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.07/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mateo2699
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pour is a somewhat clear, golden yellow hue with a fizzy head that sticks around for a minute. Aroma is super yeasty with that typical funky Brett character. Super fruity nose, apricots, green apple, lemon zest, peaches. Taste is very zesty and bright just as the nose suggests. A little hay funk, a little leathery. Plenty of stone fruit and zestiness. Overall, a solid offering for my first crooked stave beer.

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4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle share. Overly yeasty, in your face Brett, dominates aroma and taste. Light pale golden body, sharp, sour, tangy behind the yeast. Not for the timid.

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L'Brett D'Or from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
4.23 out of 5 based on 386 ratings.
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