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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   ABV: -
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Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with blackberries


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (6395) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle. Ruby pour with white head. Blackberry, Brett and tart aromas. Light fruit, blackberry and fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (6274) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Crooked Stave Tasting Night; hazy vimto pour with a frothy light pink pour, aroma has light almond with tart red fruits, taste has funk with some tart blackberries, decent brett action, a of wood.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (6179) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2013
This one poured a hazy straw yellow with a white head. Areoma was of sour berries, light lemon, brett, and cracked wheat. Flavor was bretty, mildyl tart, some sand, and blackberry in the swallow very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (6151) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Reddish pour with a white head. The aroma has a bit of brett funk with some juicy raspberries and blackberries. The flavor has the same fruit notes with the addition of some toffee and leathery notes from the brett. There are some nice funky notes, but the fruit still stands out. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (5761) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle share, thanks to Paul. Purple wax. Hazy reddy brown, small purpley foamy head. Aroma is sour, blackberry, a little red wine. Body is medium, soft carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is earthy raspberry, a little lemon citrus, background vinegar, dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5709) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle shared at CC/KY tasting . Murky unfiltered purple grey body. Very nice test tube blackberry aroma. Nice stuff, in a US sour way.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (5488) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2013 Bottle generously shared by Alan, poured dark red with tiny bubbled head that wasn稚 hanging around long. Aromas of smashed blackberry, dusty oak, bread, and barn. Flavor is lots of tart fruit: blackberry, peach, and grapes. Other notes of subtle wood and brett. Light to medium body. Another great brew from Crooked Stave. Tried again, really tart and minerally with a fuzzy sweatiness. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (5429) - Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2014
375ml bottle, my last crooked stave, some sulfur but not much. Good color, dark purple, great fruit flavors. dry and fruity finish

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwood04 (5243) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 22, 2014
375ml bottle in a tulip. Pours purple with an off-white head. Aroma of sourness/tartness, light oak, some blackberries, pale malts, and some fruits. Flavor the same with a cool blend. Average texture. A really good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (5054) - 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.


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