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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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St. Bretta is our 100% Brettanomyces Whitebier that was just released this week! Not only is St. Bretta an evolution of Wild Wild Brett Orange, but also it will be ever-changing depending on the fresh citrus available that season. For our spring release we decided to brew St. Bretta with fresh Minneola Tangelo. Each seasonal release of St. Bretta will have a diverse range of citrus fruit added to keep the beer fresh and exciting (the summer release was brewed with blood oranges)!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1830) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Thanks wchesser! Pours a clear golden orange with thin white head. Smell is somewhat of a strange doughiness with orange citrus splashes and a bit of floral notes. Taste is comes of as light, crisp, touch vinegar, orange, bretty. Palate is a bit thin, but overall this is a lightly tart refreshing beer with not a terrible amount of complexity. One negative would be that this was perhaps a bit better in its prime. Still love trying whatever Crooked Stave can crank out.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jstraw (1937) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Hazy yellow-orange with good, foamy, white head, chunky lacing / Nose of citrus & tropical fruit, brett, cream / Light body, spritzy, watery, good balance and bitterness on finish / Thin flavors of apple, lemon, tangelo, straw, light horse blanket / Fine, but doesn’t live up to the excellent nose.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: finger white head, cloudy straw yellow, light lacing, film of head resides. Aroma: citrus, earthy yeast, grapes, brett, wine, oak, berry on exhale. Palate: light body, light carbonation, tart, dry finish. Taste: light sweet fruit into fruity tartness and even sour. Overall, awesome beer, citrus almost suggests hoppiness but not really any to speak of. Super drinkable and refreshing, unique and delicious.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle from Premier Gourmet in Buffalo.
Pours cloudy golden with a ring of head. Smells of vinegar, lemon, orange and wheat. Lots of citrus flavour in the middle and in the finish. Wheaty character. Quite sour. 2014-07-12

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3879) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to Chow. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with small off white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong funk, oak, and citrus. Thin mouthfeel with nice tart citrus, light funk, sour finish. Very impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1848) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle last night, pours translucent amber, I was able to keep the yeast in the bottle on this one, thin white head. Lots of citrus in nose, some light must. Taste has a nice sour from beginning to end, lemon, orange zest. Light body, light acid. Made for a good sipping beer last night.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3274) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
On bottle at Sandar Mikrobryggeri. Golden slightly hazy, some foam. Aromas of Brett , pineapple , some grapefruit & citrus. Medium body & complexity. Solid bitterness, good sourness. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - JUL 9, 2014
Great sour citrus Aron’s of lemon tangerine. Musky though, got that horses blanket. Thorough. Appears murky slightly dark gold. Opaque white spotty head. Taste is balanced lemon. Drying on the palate. Maybe slight acidic tangerine. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jasond612 (281) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2014
7/4/13 1st beer drank at the BBQ. Given to me in a trade from Brooklyn guy for some TH Growlers. cloudy copper with little head. Aroma is tart, citrus and funk. Taste follows same profile as the smell ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
toxichop (397) - South Gate, California, USA - JUL 4, 2014
P: Golden haze with bubbles but head forms. S: Dominated by wheat and tangelos I cant really smell anything else. T: Puckery citrus, watermelon, wheat, tangelos and light lacto. M: Thin and a little puckery. O: Really interesting beer, not your regular sour or wit.


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