Surette Reserva Peach Whiskey Barrel Aged
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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Belgian Saison
Ranked #106
Ranked #2,351
4.24 | pDev: 8.25%
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Colorado, United States
Surette Reserva Peach Whiskey Barrel AgedSurette Reserva Peach Whiskey Barrel Aged
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Reviews by StoneTSR:
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4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Hazy, but bright orange with a nice, quarter-inch, stark white head. It flairs up quickly then falls within 20 seconds or so, leaving some wisps of foam on the surface.

SMELL: I can smell this the second I pop the top, plenty of peach and tart apple lead the way and I haven’t even poured this yet. A little wet blanket thing is going on once it’s in the glass, but no vanilla or oak…just a little boozy.

TASTE: Again, the peach is impressively strong, but now there is a little vanilla from the whiskey barrels, actually a lot. This tastes like I imagine a slightly tart, peach creamsicle would. That said, it’s a little bready too.

MOUTHFEEL: This feels creamy and silky. The body is light to medium with just a touch of sparkle to it. Very juicy, but dryer than expected.

OVERALL: There is a ton of barrel on this beer and I like that. It still tastes like a Saison, but a very modified one. The peach and vanilla, however, are wonderful with it.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.16/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

375ml bottle thanks to the person I trusteed for. Orange color, hazed, no head. Aroma was sour vinegar like aromas, no whiskey. Flavor was this odd clash if surette and then a whiskey flavor that was just weird. I can't believe how many beers Crooked Stave puts out that are sort of ho-him and yet locals act like they're the new Russian River. I would have been pretty bummed if I shelled out the $300 for their club because this is no better than the regular Surette, it might be worse.

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4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had at The Festival in portland.

Pours no real head, a hazy peach-orange color.

Nose lemony tart funk, grassy hay, light sour fruit stone fruit like peach, hint of vanilla barrel.

Taste semi sweet, lemony tart saison faint funk and weird creamy souring flavor, then lots of buttery oak and light vanilla, dry bread crumbs, a nice stone fruit generic flavor, some straight up peach too.

Mouth med bod, nice carb pop.

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4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Hazy orange / nectarine with peach overtones. Beer has a glow to it. Not much of a white head to it.

S - Sweet peach, light lactic acid, light Brett, the peach is big juicy and sweet with a strong presence here. Light peach schnapps near the backend

T - Tart up front with lemon and oak. Light lactic acid. There is a big Brett and blue cheese funk that comes near the middle. The boozy schnapps aspect comes near the end and gives the beer a slight warming presence. The peach comes in here as well to provide a nice fruit sweetness that balances well with the tartness. The beer is slightly hot as it warms up which gives it a slight alcoholic presence

M - Soft beer with good amount of carbonation in the middle. Slightly astringent from the booze and dry from the funk

O - A nice peach wild ale that brings a good juicy peach with light tartness and the strong Brett we expect from Surette. The whiskey barrels this was aged in brings a slight peach schnapps flavor and light heat

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3.64/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Surette Reserva Peach Whiskey Barrel Aged from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 119 ratings