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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett (Leopold Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged) | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett (Leopold Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged)Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett (Leopold Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged)
BA SCORE
4.39/5
Outstanding
540 Ratings
Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett (Leopold Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged)Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett (Leopold Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.66%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mebuzzard on 07-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#345
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
540
pDev:
6.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
109
Gots:
124
Trade:
22
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Ratings: 540 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of leroybrown10
4.2/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BAsbill
4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kkazemi
3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.07/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oaky. Dark berries, bitter chocolate, lemon, hint of vanilla and raspberries. Light bodied, lower carb. Super sour up front but mellows out in the back. Short, semi dry finish. Pretty food. Nice October beer.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.32/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: Pitch black, with 2 inch off white head.
Smell: Tart, bready malt, and whiskey.
Taste: Very tart, bready malt, black cherries, and subtle whiskey on the back end.
Mouthfeel: Full
Overall: An enjoyable dark sour from Crooked Stave. I liked this much better than the blueberry version.

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Photo of liquorpig
4.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of a77cj7
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Prost76
4.36/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Watkinsmike83
4.54/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of von_kaiser
4.72/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JLK7299
4.65/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Splitting a .750 with two friends on a beercation in Vermont as we speak. Looks and smells heavenly. Perfectly balanced. Tart. Easily drinkable. Could drink over and over!

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Knapp85
4.17/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zazzi82
4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of csmrx7
4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bnes09
4.22/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Midnight black with a soft, light, bubbly head. Aggressive roasted and balsamic aroma. Flavor is highly berry forward with bitter black currants and blueberries. Toasted oak. Punch of balsamic. High level of acid. Funk and oak are there but hard to detect underneath the roast and berry-like acidity. Medium body. Sturdy, malty texture. Well carbonated. Dry finish. Very good beer overall.

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Photo of Rizzy17
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.29/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WunderLlama
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a glass

Dark liquid with a real Ng of bubbles around the edge

Tart taste with Brettamycatrs taste, whiff of blueberry

Tart, sour

Good beer

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JacobusFavier23
4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L- One finger head. Dark opaque black with a slight red tint.
S- Funky... Immediate vinegar, grape/wine aromas, lemon as well. It smells extremely potent. In a good way though. Slightly pickle-y.
T- I's very funky. A Sour, slightly sweet, slightly oaky wine flavor.
Mf- Minimal and dry. Wonderful mouthfeel.
O- Delicious for what it is. Not used to this type of beer, AT ALL, but I have to say it's extremely complex for it's characteristics and I'm extremely excited to try more.

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4.32/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: pours with one finger, creamy, khaki head, near opaque pitch black
S: dark cherries and oak, beautiful
T: bracingly sour, with good notes of funk, with a definite, oaky whisky note
M: silky and dry
O: BAAF

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3.3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

I get what they are doing here, but just combines Brett in a way I cannot stomach. Not hatin' just saying I can't get down with this style. Cheers.

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Crooked Stave Nightmare On Brett (Leopold Bros. Whiskey Barrel-Aged) from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 540 ratings
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