Surette Provision Saison
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

Surette Provision SaisonSurette Provision Saison
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From:
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Ranked #172
ABV:
6.2%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,418
Avg:
4.18 | pDev: 7.89%
Ratings:
1,355
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 18, 2021
Added:
Feb 16, 2013
Wants:
  94
Gots:
  200
SCORE
93
Outstanding
Surette Provision SaisonSurette Provision Saison
Notes: Artisan ale aged in oak barrels
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4 by NickMunford from Wyoming on Jul 18, 2021
 
4.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas on Jul 08, 2020
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4.12/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by officerbill from New York

L: page honey/wheat with a thin white bread that quickly dissolves into a ring
S: mild lemony citrus with some grape, apple, and bread
T: tart lemon, sour apple, not quite ripe grapes, yeasty funkiness, and oak
F: tart and tingly and dry across the tongue
O: wow, slightly astringent, a little tart, something like a very dry white wine. The oak barrel gives it more body and some tannin, but I would really like to try an unaged version. Overall an excellent farmhouse saison

Jul 04, 2020
 
3.82 by Curt3 from New Jersey on Sep 22, 2019
 
4.16 by schopenhauerale from Arizona on Jul 05, 2019
 
4.08 by emerge077 from Illinois on May 30, 2019
 
4.16 by Boone757 from Virginia on May 23, 2019
 
5 by igl from Russian Federation on Apr 11, 2019
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4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by ryan1788a5 from Massachusetts

375ml bottle, cellared for the past 4 years. 2014 date, batch 16.

Vinous white nose with a lot of tropical fruit. Mild but even funk layer. Oaky vanillins. Taste more or less follows suit. Underlying sweet and toasty malt mingles with an easy toffee, toast, and vanilla oak character. Light and even funk layer. Mild tartness. White wine. Peach zest. Medium bodied with some malty firmness and gentle carbonation. Great.

Nov 22, 2018
Photo of Bruno74200
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Bruno74200 from France

One of the 14 beers we have had in one session of some bad-ass tasting brew.
A bit of funk and lactic acidity for this fruity season. Frank and well crafted

Nov 06, 2018
 
3.84 by Livyatan1996 from Missouri on Sep 28, 2018
 
4.13 by robotic_being from Florida on Sep 20, 2018
 
4.34 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Aug 20, 2018
 
4.01 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois on Aug 16, 2018
 
4 by bigred89 from Maryland on Aug 11, 2018
 
4.1 by fthegiants from California on Aug 04, 2018
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4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by dertyd from California

The beer pours out a medium hazy dark golden/light amber color, with a thin white head and beautiful lacing----------------- the aromas are of oak, peach cobbler, spice, wine and funk-------------- the flavors are of oak, tart lemon, light skunkyness and clove, the beer has a thin mouthfeel with a super dry finish------------------- overall this beer was exceptional - what a nice saison slightly tart with a splash of funk and spice finishing dry and refreshing ------

Jul 20, 2018
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by VABA from Virginia

A-Pours a nice light hazy amber color with a slight head and lacing
A-Aroma has abundant brett sourness hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a very nice brett sourness flavor
M-A light bodied very well carbonated beer
O-A very nice sour beer

Jul 15, 2018
 
4.16 by rgk3 from Arizona on Jun 30, 2018
 
4.35 by chiefz1 from New York on Jun 24, 2018
 
3.73 by DamienArk from Iowa on Jun 24, 2018
 
4.67 by PJHOY from Ohio on Jun 10, 2018
 
5 by jewellrunner from Missouri on Apr 29, 2018
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4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by sbauer from Massachusetts

Great lemon zest and oak nose. Moderately sour, barn funk. Long aftertaste.

Apr 25, 2018
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4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by jazzyjeff13 from England

A 375ml bottle with a date of 2014 (batch 15). Purchased a while back from the Brewdog webshop. The label describes it as a provision saison with a tart character due to extended barrel-aging.

A: Poured into a tulip. Bottle conditioned. A rich, hazy amber colour with good carbonation and some light floating sediment. Produces a smallish head of creamy white foam that settles rapidly to a thin collar. Slight lacing.

S: Aroma of intense sourness; reminiscent of lambic. Hints of tart berries/fruitiness, lactic acid, subtle stone fruit, mild funkiness, brettanomyces, mustiness, earthiness and a twinge of malt. Pretty good - sharp and complex.

T: Tastes sour and fruity with notes of sharp berries, lactic acid, mild funk, brettanomyces, mustiness, earthiness and very faint malt. Bone-dry, with no bitterness to speak of.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and very dry, with spritzy carbonation and good body for the style. Quite light but that is to be expected. Pretty astringent; dries the palate. Aftertaste of tart fruitiness, lactic sourness, mustiness, earthiness and subtle funk.

O: Great - an intense yet balanced American sour. Looks good, while the aroma and flavour are sharp and fruity. Nice body. Not an everyday brew but satisfying. More of a wild ale than a saison; reminds me of lambic more than anything else. Worth sampling.

Apr 15, 2018
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4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

Label notes: "Surette is a provision Saison with a tart and vinous character from extended barrel aging.".

Poured from 375ml bottle into glass. Label is marked '2014 BATCH 16'.
Straw colored body when presented to light. Clear. One finger white head settles to cap and ring. Some spots of lacing.
Aroma of tart lemon/lime and white grape. Some oak barrel and bready malts.
Taste of tart lime and vinous grape, with some lemon. Also with earthy and blanket funk. Has malt backbone. Some spice.
Medium mouth feel. Dry finish, which induces another sip.
Very refreshing, with references to late spring/early summer cutting of grass for hay season, with the sun's curing of the swath.

Mar 29, 2018
 
3.5 by andyjeigh from Oklahoma on Mar 29, 2018
 
4.08 by Marzen_Fan from Ohio on Feb 11, 2018
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4.33/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by bump8628 from Oklahoma

More American wild ale than saison to me - a tasty beer regardless of classification. Hazy straw with plenty of sticky white froth. Heavy on citrus flavors, mostly lemon and lime. Lacks the deep funkiness I was expecting, instead there’s just a general earthy hay-like flavor and some musty oakiness hanging in the background. Mild tartness from start to finish. Perhaps some faint herbal and spicy hop notes tucked in there but it’s difficult to tease out from the wild fermentation character. With the clean and simple malt profile and lack of hop bitterness or flavor this seems to be a showcase for the fermentation character. Which is very nice, though I’d argue isn’t really a Saison.

Jan 26, 2018
 
3.83 by cherche from Washington on Jan 11, 2018
 
4.06 by guzzleacoldone from Ohio on Jan 06, 2018
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3.91/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Wasatch from Colorado

12.7 oz. Bottle

Poured into a Trillium glass a pretty nice dark golden orangy color, pretty nice carbonation, with a nice small quick/fizzy white head, which leaves some minimal sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, yeasty, tart, lemony, slight funk, oaky. The taste is pretty nice, malty, yeasty, kinda funky, nice oak, tart/lemony. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, with a slight dry/bitter finish. Overall, a tasty brew. Quite a different take on the style, to me, no hint of a saison. More of a American Wild Ale.

Dec 12, 2017
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4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Taybeh from Minnesota

From a 12 oz single into a tulip. This improves a lot as it warms on many fronts, but I pour it too cold and it brings a really beautiful mildly hazy peachy yellow-orange with a great 1 1/2 finger tight white head with great retention and lacing. Initially, I thought the nose lacked nuance and was a wall of tart lemon-lime with a little bretty horseblanket, but again, as it warms the oak comes on stronger, and along with the citrus, I get some faint earthy and savory notes as well. The taste is fairly limey and tart, though as with the nose, as it warms more opens up. All in all, this follows the nose pretty well, and it comes in a couple of waves but it still seems to lack the complexity of the nose. The feel is probably the least good thing on this one to me: things just don't entirely come together, there's a little too much lime and tartness that is a little one-note and instead of enhancing the other things going on kind of inhibits me from enjoying them. Carbonation is fairly good, moderate to high, and finish is dry.

Sep 19, 2017
 
4.17 by kccraftenthusiast from Missouri on Sep 13, 2017
 
4.62 by evanwoertz from California on Aug 15, 2017
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4.13/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by safaricook from Netherlands

orange with haze, 1 finger of white foam, medium sized bubbles race to the top
aroma is fruity, peach, candied orange, pineapple, very satsifying oak chatacter with vanille
tart and wineous, lime, dry, little bitterness
not too much body, refreshing prickly carbonation
Tart and oaky Saison; less tartness would make this really drinkable. still really good

Aug 13, 2017
 
4.25 by Derek from Canada (BC) on Jul 31, 2017
 
4.21 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee on Jul 30, 2017
 
4.32 by csmrx7 from Canada (AB) on Jul 28, 2017
 
4.25 by Nat1975 from Indiana on Jul 27, 2017
Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 1355 ratings