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:
382
Reviews:
57
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
7.33%
 
 
Wants:
219
Gots:
76
For Trade:
12
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Photo of Rihup
4.48/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of jzlyo
4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Aroma is intense sourness and underling mild sweetness and earthiness. The flavor is tropical fruit, fruit/sour fruit, malts and a mix of tart and earthy in the finish.

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

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

Photo of kylehay2004
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Tammy!

Light yellow hazy body with a white cap. Aromas of grassy hops, oak, celery, maybe some white wine. Funky. Tangy sour melon. Delicious.

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Photo of Jmamay22
4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a mildly cloudy light golden color with a nice thick off white head. Smells of pineapple, lactic acid, and mildly grassy. Some nice lemon notes too. Taste is full of tropical fruits with pineapple again being very prominent. A touch of tannic like chalkiness in the mouthfeel. Fairly low level carbonation, but maybe the brett hasn't had a chance to chew through everything. It isn't overly acidic, but certainly carries some tartness. Fairly dry finish and thin mouthfeel. Lingering lemon flavor.

Overall very enjoyable. I'd like some additional rustic character to add some complexity, but its possible this bottle is still young and the brett hasn't had the time necessary to develop those characteristics. It's reminiscent of the recent Allagash release, Little Brett. Far more acidity in this one, but the acid isn't over the top. Very good beer overall.

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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

Photo of MickeyHops
4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of RyeSoSerious
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of M_chav
3.95/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jbdpsu82
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of n2185
3.82/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MickeyCass
4.51/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KAF
4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knobs303
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moose90
4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served On-Tap @ CS

A — Pours a jammy and deep orange hue into the glass, mostly hazy and vibrant with a creamy thin off-white colored head on-top, moderately consistent lacing is left behind with each sip.

S — Loads of stonefruit and fuzzy fruit character, with notes of white peach, overripe peach, apricot, dried peaches. Little bit of a funky Brett component as well, with hints of barnyard and lightly phenolic.

T — Sweet initially, waiting for a balance of Brett, but it is mostly dominated by sweet notes of Peach and Apricot, some nectary notes of Peach puree. Lightly sour and tart finish, but not overly done.

M — Light-Medium bodied, dryish thanks to the Brett.

O — Very good overall, a great showcase of Peach, Apricot, and Brett.

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4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of mrw1zard
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HighonHops42
4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L'Brett D'Or from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
4.23 out of 5 based on 382 ratings.
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