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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4560) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2013
Bottle at "Ölkalas hos Ekne". Hazy yellow with a small white head. Citrus, some wheat, brett and hay. Refreshing and easy to drink. The finish was sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tennessejed420 (927) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2013
pours cloudy orange tinted gold, with small white head. Funky aroma of with light notes of cheese, soft wheat. Flavor is pretty tart, with cheesy funk notes and underlying bread, spices present but nuanced. Very nice, a great white. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (782) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2013
375ml Bottle. The pour was a murky golden yellow with an average (1-2 finger) white fluffy head that slowly receded, down to a thin film and a small collar with good runny lacing. The aroma was slightly mild of a straw malt and a musty Brett yeast with notes of citrus (orange and lemon), coriander and a light tartness. The taste was mildly sweet with a hint of orange at first, but quickly became extremely yeasty and somewhat tart with a citrusy lemon finish. The flavor hung on for a good long time following the swallow, with a tart citrusy taste left lying on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was just below the halfway point between light and medium in body with a dry, watery texture and a medium carbonation. Overall this was a superb Witbier! Very satisfyingly, refreshing, tasty and easy to drink. I have to say this brewer never seems to disappoint... www.facebook.com/KAJIIsBeerReviews

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (994) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2014 375ml at my place with Taylor, Thomas, Scott and Erin. Pours a light murky yellow. Earthy light tart aroma. Taste of light wheat tart Earthy. Light tart finish. Light mouthfeel. 375 at my place by myself on a work night. Pours bright orange with a slight haze and small circle of white head. Aroma is funky Brett citrus zest. Mouthfeel is light. Taste is Bretty funk, orange peel, light Mellon rind earthy notes, fresh sparking fruit juice Bretty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle big thanks to wchesser..Pour is a nice hazy yellow with a thin white head that fades to blots..Nose is nice brett , barrel, tartness, sweetness, tangelo,soft and citrus..Taste is soft citrus, spice, brett, barrel tartness..perfect for this hot weather

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (2408) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2013
375mL capped bottle poured into St. Bernardus tasting glass. A pale golden color atop a small head. Aroma is nicely breath - kind of horse blanket with a bit of soft sweet sweat. Floral and faint phenolics. A good aroma is follows up by a striped out flavor. Seems like the brett has stripped the flavor away. Some light paint thinner brett. I think I get some of that tangelo at the end of flavor. It’s like a perfume dry citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3869) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 10, 2013
375ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma of Brett tartness, some citrus, and some light malts, wheat and spices. Flavor the same with a good tartness and citrus note dominating. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle. I'm a sucker for Brett, but this lacked the special something that can normally be found in Crooked Stave brews. Good thing I followed this up with the amazing Hop Savant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3114) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 6, 2013
12oz. Bottle ’13 vintage. Pours a cloudy hazy, glowing bright yellow. A soapy white head atop stays until conclusion. Tangy citrus and light acidic notes. Grass, Brett funk in the finish. Body has a grainy feeling. Very drying texture that leaving your mouth dry and wanting more. I was told this is a shelf beer in Denver! Good Lord I need to take a trip to Colorado! Really nice tart Wit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3184) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle shared by Alan at a session, pours very cloudy yellow with medium white head. Aromas and flavor of tart lemon, hay, heavy brett, tropical zest, spice, grapefruit and tangerine. Body was medium with average to high carbonation. Puckery sour finish. Really a bright sniffing and tasting brew from Crooked. Cheers

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