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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel AgedCrooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by dbc5 on 06-21-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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15
Ratings:
177
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.25%
 
 
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A - Dark brown like the color of soda with lots of carbonation to it 4

S - The nose is full of red wine and a dark tannin presence from the burgundy barrels. There is also dark cherry, light cinnamon, peach and a light booze presence

T - Really tart with lots of red wine up front. You can tell this was in a burgundy barrel with the big red wine and tannin presence. Really tart and lots of balsamic vinegar on the finish

M - Light body with good carbonation near the end. Definitely has some zip that remains in the finish as well

O - Another great sour from Crooked Stave that is loaded with red wine from the Burgundy and all the tannins

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375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep reddish brown body. A few bubbles, but not much of a head. Thin collar.

Smell - Bourbon. Some deep dark cherry acidity. A little bit of vinegar. Lots of vanilla. Oak.

Taste - Some dark fruit sourness. Caramel. Vinegar sourness. Oak. Vanilla and bourbon are stronger in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Medium body. Medium sourness.

Overall - I love the bourbon barrel in this. Really adds a nice dimension.

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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru - Leopold Whiskey Barrel Aged from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
89 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.
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