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:
387
Reviews:
57
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
7.33%
 
 
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219
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76
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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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Photo of orangesol
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

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

Looks beautiful - golden orange with a solid heads that leaves some nice lacing. Nose is stone fruit - apricot, nectarine - and some hay notes. Almost gueuze like mustiness. Flavor ramps up the stone fruit, giving some juicy peach as well. A bit of the gueuze brie and bitterness going on but fades to an over-ripe apple orchard. Feel is medium, creamier as it warms.

Beautiful beer.

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Photo of w5baron
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

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

Photo of greenspointexas
4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jlindros
4.29/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to rudzud again.

Light fizzy head fades fairly quickly, hazy pear golden color.

Nose brings tart funk, flesh peach apricot, stone fruit city, peach flesh out the wazoo crazy! Mild Brett funk, juicy fruit and funk, pretty much canned fresh peaches, pit notes, etc.

Taste brings stone fruit and tea, herbal tea, iced tea with tons of peach and apricot, little bitter rind pith like, juicy flesh peach, creamy wheat like malt base. Finish is dry mild bitter rind, lingering fleshy peach and apricot, mild tangy tart funk, etc.

Mouth is med bod, fleshy creamy like, decent carb,

Overall nice, nose was great but taste was lacking the awesomeness, ok.

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Photo of dheldman
4.58/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Nice light bodied, crisp lemon and pineapple, tempered Brett and pleasantly sour. Really good..thanks Jason!

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

375ml bottle, batch 2 from 2013. Served in a stemmed glass 4/13/2015.

A- Medium golden body, two finger white head with appropriate retention time, nice thick film and collar, plenty of lacing. Beautiful golden appearance with all of the fixings.

S- Crisp lemon zest, a bit of leather, not too acidic or tart, some musty hay, mellow green apple, a mild bit of passion fruit but the nose is mostly dominated by lemon and its associated peel.

F- Lemon zest is as forward as in the nose. A bit of complementary green apple, slight stone fruit. Plenty of light leathery flavours, musty hay. Not much oak, crisp lemon and slick leathery flavour on the backend.

M- Medium bodied, substantial and not thin or watery at all. Crisp yet slick, no diacetyl or butter to be detected here. I am surprised by how crisp it feels in conjunction with its fairly substantial body, at least for a Brettanomyces beer which tends to be thin. It's done well with time.

O- I enjoyed this one a lot; it's one of the best 100% Brettanomyces beers I've had. A comparable one is Russian River Sanctification, so if you enjoyed that one, I'm very sure you'd enjoy L'Brett D'Or. Excellent, not too sour or tart, a ton of complexity and just enough body to put it all together.

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

Photo of Rado
4.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of BeerSamurai34
4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This one was awesome and not too tart. The fruit really came through, but the sour was not overpowering.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of RayReed522
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of williamjbauer
4.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zbodnar1
4.56/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L'Brett D'Or from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
4.23 out of 5 based on 387 ratings.
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