Surette Provision Saison | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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Surette Provision SaisonSurette Provision Saison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Colorado, United States
crookedstave.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by chugalug06 on 02-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,314
Reviews:
214
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.99%
 
 
Wants:
91
Gots:
204
For Trade:
13
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Photo of hdtrice
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brolo75
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Batch #7 bottled 2013 375 ml bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours a copper orange with a white head, very hazy, no head retention, lots of carbonation, slight lacing.

A: Red grapes, sour must, nice touch of oak, very subtle aromas.

T: Intro is very tart with a touch of red grapes, oak and wood in the middle, fruity tartness in the finish, taste as if it has cherries added, finish is dry with oak and fruit notes lingering in the aftertaste.

M: Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation and a dry finish.

O: Not much on the aroma but taste is it's outstanding, lots of tart and fruit flavors with a touch of oak, I think the aroma has faded due to it's age but it's still very tart and tasty.

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Photo of Ela
4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of instinct2
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shelby415
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gutbuster
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brauseboof
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pathman
4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

7/9/16

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Photo of cjgiant
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle July, 2015:
Pour is mostly clear, yellow gold. Fleeting white head end up as thin rim. Very sparse lacing.
Nose is tart peach, wood barrel funk, white wine, some hay.

Taste is similar to nose, with a nice light effervescence. A little unsweet strawberry joins a tart nectarine/peach flavor. Little bite of wooden funky tartness before a wine and light barn funk take over. A strange dullness hits right before the end, which does end with a little spice bite.

An interesting opening, and a nice transition to a more classic saison midway through, but the it just seems to fizzle out. I wouldn't mind some subtle notes in the end, but they seem more lost than just subtle. Not a reason to kill my enjoyment of the beer as a whole (and in fact it has the side effect of somehow being sonewhat refreshing.

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Photo of Fcolle2
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden in color with a this fizzy head. Citrus, lemon, grain and lacto aromas. Taste has a nice crisp citrus and lemon dominance with hints of grain, and a mineral taste throughout but an overall nice balance. Tart, acidic refreshing and funky.

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Photo of edthehead
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KevCan
4.78/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Ordered on tap at the Sovereign in Washington DC.

Orange and hazy, full white frothy head. Smells citrusy, zesty, a but funky like wet horse blanket. Tastes like lemon, oaky, white wine with growing tart/sour aftertaste. Medium body and very refreshing. Excellent summer sipping beer.

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Photo of Nunya
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imperialking
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbarletto
4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NHbeerfishing
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of griffey123
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewSTL
4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Skwalk47
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OrangeMen
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2015 vintage
~1 year since bottling

Appearance- Pours a golden yellow color, slight haze. Finger thick, soapy / fizzy, white colored head, dissipates to a thin layer. Some spotty head lacing on glass.

Aroma- Funky yeast, hay, grass, peppery spice. Tart lemon lime, white wine grape, acidic fruitiness, drying oak.

Taste- Acidic fruitiness, lemon, lime, white wine grape, sweeter pear and melon. Soft doughy malts. Moderate funk, earthy grass and hay. Oaky, vinous finish.

Feel- Lighter, crisp feel, moderate carbonation. Mildly creamy and sweet but finishes dry from acidity.

Overall- Nice balance of sour and funk, both aspects are prominent but in total control. Mild tartness throughout which brings in a lot of fruitiness, but then shuts off and does not linger on. Funkiness adds a nice complexity and earthy type flavors. Don’t get much of the oak but there is a little on the finish. Highly drinkable beer with great flavor.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of AD17
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Surette Provision Saison from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
4.13 out of 5 based on 1,314 ratings.
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