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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Vieille meaning “Old” is our artisinal barrel-aged Saison, lightly dry hopped. Each batch release is a diverse blend of Vieille casks that have taken on a soft Brettanomyces character before being lightly dry hopped. Dominated by a floral, citrusy hop character, a subtle herbal note and a tart finish, Vieille’s character exemplifies artisan Saisons.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1153) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Slightly cloudy dark hay color with a persistent pillowy head and lacing. Funky, cheesy nose. Dusty flavors with lot of lemon citrus and tart funkiness, but doesn’t finish particularly sour. Not without some flaws, but the complexity in the nose and taste makes this compelling. Bring me some oysters!


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
weark (296) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Hazy golden color with a frothy white head, long lasting and beautiful lacing - Aroma of brett, citrusy, lemon, oak - Flavor of citrus, oak, kumkwat, mandarins, fruity - light body, medium bitterness, lively carbonation, dry, dry bitter sour kumkwat finish - perfect refreshing beer, fruity and well oaked

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstraw (1915) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Orange-gold with good, creamy, white head , weak lacing / Nose of citrus & orchard fruit, brett, straw / Light to medium body, a touch thin, fruit but with good balance and lightly bitter finish / Flavors of apple, grapefruit, orange, straw, light old sweater / Don’t understand why they brew this to only 4.2%. Has good potential but is, as expected, weak.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluejacket74 (1308) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2014
375 ml bottle. Served in a Prairie Teku glass, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about an inch white head. Both the head retention and lacing are good. The brew smells like lemon peel, earthiness, hay, limes, and oak. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there’s the addition of some tropical fruit, peppery spice, grainy/bready malt and green apple. The tartness comes out more as the brew warms. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s refreshing and has a good amount of soft carbonation which helps make it smooth and easy to drink. I liked this a lot, overall I thought it was good. This was the first Crooked Stave beer I’ve tried, and hopefully I’ll try more soon! $8.99 a bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9120) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle... Pours hazy and yellow with a small, fleeting, white head. The bouquet is citrusy and bright with a gentle component of woody funk. Medium-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor offers delicate acidity, mild grains and phenolic spiciness. Tangy finish. Bottle courtesy of growler!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (1296) - Illinois, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Extra from josh. Thanks a bunch man. Perfect mix of slightly sour and peppery saison. Damn good stuff

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wittales (633) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Appearance was cloudy light gold with diminishing creamy white tiny head, no lacing. Aromas are citrus fruits, cherry, slight barnyard, hay and cracker, pils malts. Taste are lemon zest, grapefruit, cherry, acidic Brett with soft funk bite. Palate was crisp soft CO2 with light body, then lasting slightly dry fruity Brett finish. A wonderful Brett beer, try it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (857) - , CYPRUS - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden colour. Funky sour barnyard aroma. Taste is sour, citrus.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
olsvammel (3034) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2014
Review nr 3000. Bottle from Khioskh in Copenhagen. Sour smell with a funky aroma that reminds me of barnyard. I also get some citrus and grapefruit. Tart taste with grapefruit, barnyard and some citrus in the finish. Allot of flavour considering it is only 4,2 and I love the funk.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (740) - California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
375ml bottle pours a golden color with some fine head. Fruity aromas. Nice mild sourness and some farmhouse funk. Refreshing saison.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danyel (696) - Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours light yellow with thick white head. Aroma is very citrusy, strong lemon, bread, elastic, earthy, cloves. Taste is very citrusy upfront, a definte brett flavor, tart with really tropical fruit on the finish. Really interesting but very good!


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