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Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with blackberries


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 22, 2013
transparent chestnut with large bubbled white spotty head. Funky ash berry nose. Flavor thin but more focused, lactic berries with phenolic rubber hints, fruity but very thin, low carbonation, fruit skin all over.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (3353) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle (375 ml). From Mark, thanks! Slightly hazy bright red with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma is of bright fruits (berries) along brettanomyces, light funk, oak and light cheesy notes. Taste is also of bright berries with brettanomyces, nice tartness, oak and hints of yogurt. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Slightly winey mouthfeel. Moderately dry finish. Very good sour. Decent complexity, but mostly great drinkability. Really enjoyable. One of my favorite from Crooked Stave so far.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (3224) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 23, 2013
2013 batch, enjoyed 2-ways in stemmed wine glass.

A - Murky and deep purple in color.

S - Nose was tannic, ripe and musty. Sweet / tart but reminded me a lot of a blackberry reduction with tart lambic notes.

T - Pretty good. A lot more sour than any other L達rett beer from CS I致e had. A creamy backbone, lots of lactic acid but no traces of vinegar. The blackberries already being tart just made this a sour bomb.

M - Standard carbonation, medium, often champagne like with a swish.

O - Not my favorite of the CS beers but still quite nice and I知 glad to have more.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3032) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle shared by Tooch4321...thanks Adam! - Pours hazy purple amber with a thin tan head. Nose is sour and tart, with red grape, yogurt, and lemon. Taste is real yogurty, lightly fruity, grape and berry, with lemon and medium tartness. Pretty gentle, with medium and mellow carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3016) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle at the parentals, split with the Wife. Pour is a beautifully purplish-maroon color with very little head, if any. Funky, cheesy, slightly acidic, jammy, raspberries, blackberries, urine, somewhat horsey, and doughy aroma. Taste is sweet fruity, very tart, plummy, red grapes, oak, dark berries, bkueberries, green apples, and red wine vingear - though not overly acidic. Light body with medium carbonation. A very sour beer, that maintains balance from the sweetness of the fruit. Well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2659) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Pours a ruby purple color with pink head. Aromas are berries, sulfur, wheat, and bready malts. Taste is fruity tart and match heads. I guess I like match heads.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Tasted on 10/27/13 from a waxed and capped 375mL bottle, big thanks to Curtis for sharing. Pours blood orange with no real head, but some thin, bubbly lace. The nose is strong, nutty brett funk with tart, fruity blackberry. The flavor is the same, really more focused on the brett with tart, sour blackberry, and a touch of lemon acidity. The body is medium, nice tannic structure, with very light carbonation and a long funky and sour blackberry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukaduke (2466) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Pours a purple color with two fingers of fizzy pink foam. The nose is lots of earthy berry, barnyard hay and some musky oak. The palate follows with a nice blackberry seltzer backbone that gains complexity from the musty barrel and imparts a touch of round toasted vanilla nuance that rounds out the acidity a bit and complements the dusty barnyard grain. Tasty !

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2389) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle at Exira Beer Summit IV. Thanks to adnielsen for bringing the bottle. Pours a maroon color with white head. Fruity, metallic, blackberry aromas. Tart, blackberry, fruity flavors. Doesn稚 match the L達rett d単lum.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2366) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Aroma: Brett, Mildly Bitter Blackberry, Mild Hay, Mildly Woody Appearance: Deep Purple Hue, Passes Almost No Light, Thin White Head Ring, Very Minimal Lacing Taste: Mildly Tart Blackberries, Mild Red Wine Barrel, Mild Brett, Mild Cherry Skin Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart, Mildly Fruity


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