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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)!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1137) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2014
bottle from my man pat. pours a light hazy gold with a thin off white head. citrus brett and apple funk taste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2014
2014 bottle poured into a goblet. Pours hazy gold with a bit of thin bubbly head. Aroma is awesome. Tart, funky, a bit of fresh juicy tangelo. Taste is big and super tart with tons of fresh juicy tangelo. Not overly sweet, avoids going down the sweet tarts route. Super refreshing. Gonna need to stock up on this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4959) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Draft - Nice tart sweet citrus with Brett. Cloudy orange with no head. Lots of funk, tart and bitter with a sweet citrus in the background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Hazy yellow, lots of lacto on the nose, light brett, quite tart with pithy bitterness, I’m guessing from the tangelo, relatively light body. Very refreshing, I could go back to this.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 26, 2014
375ml bottle from some jerkoff in Colorado aka legal weed central. Fucken stoners. Pours a very light pinkish orange with almost no head. A ring clings to the glass, but that’s it. Aromas of primordial soup, RNA, single celled organisms. Funky. Oaky. Dirty. Some citrus and Soma in there as well. Taste is slightly acidic but muted by the low carbonation. Just off dry. Flavors of very watered down orange juice, Tang, school lunch boxes. Punchy without being sugary. Finishes with a fine francophone cock in your ass as you squeal like the guy on Deliverance. But it’s not too bad because you take bigger shits than the diameter of his cock. This is good fucken beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (311) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2014
Tap at the Brewery. Pours a cloudy orange with little head. Aroma is light tartness, citrus and light funk. Taste is light tartness, slightly bitter citrus flavors, mild acidity and mild funk. Very refreshing. Palate is thin body, low carbonation. Tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Draught at Falling Rock Tap Housein Denver, on April 9 2014.
I only wrote down Crooked Stave St. Bretta, and on the online tap list for the Saison Night that wasn’t on there, taking a shot it was the spring version.
Acidic, to sour taste. Cloudy apricot color, small white head. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness. Funky aftertaste. Acidic, funky, stable scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
haddon90 (1490) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2014
Draft at Jake’s Brew Bar in Littleton, CO. Pours a hazy orange color. Light, citrus aroma with a hint of maltiness. Light, sour taste. Some citrus in the background. Amazing balance. My first Crooked Stave brew and I am a huge fan!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ModeEngage (152) - Lowell, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Tap at the source. Pours hazy straw with white head that lasts and laces. Smells of tangerine/tangelo, funk, and some bready notes. Drinks with a moderate tart bite and no lingering bitterness. Light bodied. Tastes of tart tangelo, white grape, and slight wheat flavors. Dry, tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2290) - Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle: Pours a mostly clear, bright yellow color with a soapy, bone-white head that wastes no time drifting to a thick, foamy film & collar. Huge Brett bomb on the nose, but elegantly so. Tart, sweaty pineapple with lots of cheesy, cork-y funk... Borderline sour green apple skins, faint orange notes, musty barnyard, & bale upon bale of damp hay. First sip hits with a very tart, nearly sour lemon-y & stone fruit flavor, bordering on acidic but without the intense burn. Big notes of wood, hay, horseblanket.... characteristic Brett-y funk dominates the finish along with a lingering citrus-y tartness that decrescendos into a dry, woody finish. Another great beer from Crooked Stave... labeled as a witbier but drinks more like a saison.

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