St. Bretta (Summer) | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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St. Bretta (Summer)St. Bretta (Summer)

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by DrinkSlurm on 06-20-2013

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a pretty hazy straw color that has a nice, bright color in the glass. About 1" of pillowy white head forms, which has excellent retention and lacing, aided by a high level of carbonation.

Smell: Pale malts, light citrus, grass, hay, horseblanket and funk. Nice light scents, yet fairly complex as well.

Taste: Pale malt character, bitter lemon and lime rind, hay, and horseblanket funk. Dry. Maybe a hint of tartness but that's really the only sign of sourness from the Brett. More flavorful on the palate than on the nose.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Light mouthfeel with high carbonation, and as I mentioned above, dry. Overall it combines for a nice mouthfeel. Very drinkable and sessionable; does not drink to its ABV, seems more in the 4.5% range. Overall a light and drinkable beer that has a solid amount of flavor as well. Nothing mind blowing, but it still leaves me with a good impression especially taking style into consideration. Pumped Crooked Stave started distro to California. I look forward to trying the other seasonal varietals of this beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 10/21/13 notes. 2013 vintage, batch 3. Poured from a 375ml bottle into my LA stemware.

a - Pours a bright murky orange-yellow color with two inches of bright white head and moderate to high carbonation evident. Little bit of head retention throughout drinking it.

s - Smells of brett, citrus, oranges, yeast, cloves, spices, pepper, floral hops, and earthy malts. Awesome nose; tons of brett and citrus to it, reminds me more of a bretty saison, which I love.

t - Tastes of spice, pepper, yeast, lemon, citrus, brett, floral notes, fruit, earthy malts, like oranges, and bread. Taste is good but more spice and less brett than the nose. Good, but a step down from the nose in my opinion.

m - Medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

o - Overall a pretty good beer. I loved the nose as it was full of brett and oranges/citrus, while the taste had more spice to it. A good beer I'd definitely have again, though if I'm paying CS prices for their beers I'd prefer Hop Savant to this.

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St. Bretta (Summer) from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
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