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Vieille Artisanal Saison | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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4/5
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977 Ratings
Vieille Artisanal SaisonVieille Artisanal Saison
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ArrogantB on 04-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,800
Reviews:
155
Ratings:
977
pDev:
9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
137
Trade:
11
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 977 |  Reviews: 155
Photo of Corson
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Geobus
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexFields
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of edhizdeid
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmos27
4.48/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BubalooBrewMaster
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bcm75
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Theogre83
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mig100
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Smconnor
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LanceH
4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of n2185
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DenverHopHead
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery; poured into a snifter.

Apperance - hazy golden yellow with visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some faint lemon yellow highlights; fizzy, foamy white head that slowly recedes. Light amounts of lacing left behind.
Smell - an array of aromas from funkiness, earthiness from the brett, lemon citrus and oak barrels. Very pleasing and inviting!
Taste - flavorful with an assortment of pale malts and wheat, lemon citrus and hints of coriander and rosemary; funky earthy flavors from the brett; oak from the barrel aging is an excellent touch!
Feel - Light to medium body and nicely carbonated. Certainly funky and very refreshing!
Overall - fantastic farmhouse that is so easy to drink and very flavorful!

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Photo of M_chav
4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

dry hopped, oak aged, this is up my alley. A really nice hazy golden pour with little to no foam head. smells perfect and refreshing- good amount of funky wood. Tastes great, ridiculously smooth and tasty, lemony goodness. mentioned already but this is as smooth and soft as a baby's butt, awesome stuff!

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Photo of Immortale25
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SteveCarrozza
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Really nice saison. The tartness is refreshing and makes for a great summer beer. It straddles the line of sour and saison. I did think it lost it's sharpness after it warmed up though.

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

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled
Pours Hazy and with very little spotty white bubbles for head
aroma is lemon flavoured aspirin
the flavour is part delicate part tart on one line is the vinegary sourness
but barely noticeable behind that is oak & hints of vanilla
I think the overall experience is better than the beer

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Photo of DanGeo
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of killcore
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sara24
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Amazing saison: enjoyed the bite at the end.

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Photo of shehateme
4.46/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jayhunter357
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Vieille Artisanal Saison from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 977 ratings
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