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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Blackberry Petite Sour is an unfiltered wild ale with Blackberries aged in oak . A serious sourness greets you on the nose with dark bramble fruit aromas and bright citrus flavors created by the wild yeast and bacteria. The finish is dry with a firm tartness, and prickly mouthfeel.

PaulUnwin's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PaulUnwin (86) - Pinellas Park, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2012
Loved this beer, not overly sour, more mildly tart, great colour. Nice red and slightly cloudy in appearance, tasted as though there was going to be a big sour taste, but it dropped off at the end, in a good way. I’m pretty happy I have a few bottles of this, and hopefully CS continue making great beers like this!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ineedbeer (969) - Oakland, California, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. Aroma is straight cheese and feet with a faint fruit note. Pours a fairly clear, purplish red with a slightly pink head. Flavor is better than the aroma with a moderately strong tartness. Some medium light berry character. Hints of tropical fruit and cheese. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a horrible aroma but the flavor is not as bad. The fruit has definitely dropped out of the beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A far nicer beer than my first foray to crooked Stave, though still not among the elite for a style I love. They did a great job integrating the fruit in this one, and the balance between jammy blackberry and funky lemony tart is the beers strenth."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3785) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Sample at Culmination Fest: Poured a purple red with a white head. Aroma was funky berry with wood tones. Taste was tongue tartness of blackberries also some oaky wood.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1306) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Traces of tan head atop the dark body. Blackberries dominate the aroma and taste, imparting their delicate flavors which somehow turn more sour and intense as I keep drinking. Sourness and fruitiness intensify, turning into a magical creation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beaver (1390) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2013
750 ml bottle, batch March 2012, bottle 372 / 857. Pours hazy purplish amber with a fizzy off white head that quickly goes to a thin film and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet berries and funky acidic (mild butyric) brett.

The flavor is lots of tart and sour berry with a little sweetness and some wood notes. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with low prickly carbonation.

Overall, a nice sour beer with lots of sour tart berry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2466) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle thanks to the coolest c@ in CO ! Pours a purple rose color with a finger of pinkish foam. The nose is unripe blackberry fruit, basement funk and a bit of tropical brett undertones. The palate follows with a nice balance between tart fruit and musty funk... some barrel notes of toasted vanilla and blackberry sweetness rounds out the mid palate with puckering sourness drying out the finish. Lots of basement funk lingers...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1869) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle..115/857(2012) Pour is amber with a off white head..Nose is funk, cheese, yogurt, barrel, blackberries, sweetness..Taste is sweet, blackberries, funk, lacto, yogurt, nice light sourness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. Reddish pour with a tan head. the aroma is full of cheese and raspberry notes with a lot of funk. Reminds me a bit of Cantillon. The flavor is also fairly funky with some cheese and leather notes, as well as some raspberries. The beer is fairly sour and quite dry. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
neur0 (935) - GERMANY - AUG 8, 2013
(Flasche) Es ist kirschrot, opaleszierend mit einer fast weißen Schaumkrone. Es riecht ein bisschen "Kinder Emeukal™" süßlich und nach begischer Hefe. Der Geschmack ist sauer, fruchtig, wie Waldbeeren, und süßlich.Es gibt keine Bittere und das CO2 ist Ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4728) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle share thanks to GT2. Lots of harsh acetic acid in this, vinegar, lots of oak, buttery, cheesy, some blackberry, and funk. Difficult to drink. Not very good.

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