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

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BA SCORE
3.97/5
Very Good
163 Ratings
St. Bretta (Fall)St. Bretta (Fall)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Batch #3. Brewed with Valencia oranges.

Added by spoony on 09-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,026
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
163
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
21
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 163 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of brureview
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured an apricots color with a 3F head in a Mikasa tulip.

Nice aroma, citrus and Brett balanced.

The MF is not overdone for the style. Mellow, prounounced acerbity,
Pleasant but out of balance.

Excellent taste. Citrus and Brett meld together. More pleasurable than other beers in the style.
Drinkable and well- defined.

Overall, an excellent wild Ale with lots of character.

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Photo of Fcolle2
4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours mildly hazy pale orange with a fizzy white head. Aromas of candied orange, Brett, and some hay. Flavored of sour orange, sweet tarts, and hints of hops.

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Photo of Vylo
4.49/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Meyers1023
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a murky gold color with one finger of head that disappeared quickly. Smells tart with a citrus undertone. Definitely sour tasting! The orange comes out a little at the end. Good mouthfeel, what you'd expect from a sour ale. I will try each version of this they put out.

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Photo of Bloodbuzz99
3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Type: 16-oz. draft
Glass: Clear pint glass
From: Old Chicago in Fort Collins, Colo.
Price: $5.00 (I think)
Purchased: Oct. 30, 2015
Consumed: Oct 30, 2015
Misc.: They did not know the name of this beer, but I reached out to Nick to determine what he thought and went with this

Poured a golden, murky color with 2-to-3 fingers of fizzy, white, foamy head. Scattered bubble streams coming up from the bottom of the glass. Lots of foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Excellent, thick retention. (Sight - 4.00)

Smelled lime, lemon, pine, Cascade, Belgian spices, Citra, Brett and peppery spices. (Smell - 3.50)

Tasted tart, lemon zest, lime, pine, Brett, Citra, soapy notes and oaky flavors. (Taste - 3.75)

Light body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, sour finish. (Feel - 3.50)

Wasn’t digging this beer. Wouldn’t have it again. (Overall - 3.50)

3.63 | 82 | B

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Photo of Stum-pub
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew33
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevehagy
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JSuperman
4.71/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy medium dark Amber color with off-white head. Brett, citrus fruit, and some tartness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes tart and dry with some lingering fruit notes.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of macesq
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jfstilling
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 2dogbrew
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Solid sour. Not sure I could tell its a wit with all of the Brett in there, but quite good nonetheless.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PatGreer
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dreadnaught33
3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerbuddy21
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured out a light to straw yellow color with a small, fizzy head. It smelled of coriander, wheat and yeast. It tasted strongly of orange peel. Nice blend of wheat and lemon flavors, too. It was sharp and crisp.

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Photo of polishkaz
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MenardMa
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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St. Bretta (Fall) from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 163 ratings
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