Origins | 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): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mebuzzard on 01-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
586
Reviews:
74
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
7.16%
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
142
For Trade:
17
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Photo of South2NW
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AMCimpi
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of halo913
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of stephensinner
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - black/plum color, off white head with plum tinge, attractive lacing
A - sour/salty, fig, lime, dark fruit
T - prune or plum, cherry? dried fruits
F - light bodies (not thin), dry, and sour

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

Photo of dgeebs07
4.92/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark fruits, lacto, cherry, cherry skin, and oak. Very nice depth of flavor. Real sour, but has a mellow, dry finish. A ramped up Flanders Red type of beer. It's good.

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Photo of cbutova
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Second bottle of this. Purchased last year while at the brewery over the summer.

A- Deep maroon body from a waxed 375ml into several snifters. A small sheet of foam forms atop the beer but has poor retention eventually dying out completely. No lacing as it looks almost like a wine.

S- Oaky, vinous and acidic; first sniff causes instant cheek puckering. Lactic acid, sharp sour red grapes, wet wood, toasted nuts and dark fruit like raspberry and cherry.

T- Sour with the usual lactic beast mode Crooked Stave terroir. Sour lemony acids, wet woody oak barrel, winey fruit like sour grapes, green apple skin, toasted nuts, cherry and slight musty funk horse basement. Generally wine feeling between the oak and fruity flavors.

MF- Light bodied and comes off a bit thin with a medium carbonation and sour oily slickness. Intensely sour after some time.

Super sour with a great usage of oak, honestly spot on with the woody but balanced notes. My favorite thing about this beer is the medium toasty, amber tones balanced by the oak woodiness and the high sourness.

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Photo of Masters
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Petegrieco
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brewandbbq
3.97/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from 2014.

Pours dark chestnut with a quickly fading head of beige. A partial skim coat and zero lacing though the glass.

Aromatics lead off with acid-laden red fruit and mild roast. Winey and intense.

Medium bodied with a sharp, puckering mouthfeel.

Rich, ripe fruit with shades of balsamic and wine barrel fill the palate. Bracingly sour and intense.

Finishes with lingering acid, soured fruit, and a mild throat burn.

Tasty, complex, and challenging.

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Photo of ystazi
4.3/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beervana
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justin-m
4.94/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NateMac13
4.47/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of von_kaiser
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hopley
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dheldman
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of GTJayG
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acbe
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Getalegup
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Clean. Tasty.
Oak smell and flavor throughout with a strong sour finish.

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Photo of schimschim
4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Origins from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
4.19 out of 5 based on 586 ratings.
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