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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Blue (WWBB)

 (RETIRED)
overall
93
74
style
Formerly brewed at Crooked Stave
Style: Black IPA
Denver, Colorado USA
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark hoppy ale brewed with Colorado blue spruce tips. First released July 2012, 1500 bottles.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

[ Bottle #420/1531 ]. Unclear - hazy light to medium brown red colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, brett, tart malt, moderate hoppy, dry grass. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, dry, acidic. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130427]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32140) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is grapefruity and light peachy. Smooth fruity. Grapefruity and light citrusy. Peachy and grapes. Citric and smooth fruity finish. Bitter and citric. Dry and citric finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
Bottled. An unclear brown beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of hops, citrus fruits, caramel, and brettanomyces. The flavor is sweet with notes of brettanomyces, wood, roasted malt, and caramel, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours brown with an orange hue and a dense and lacing off-white head. Bretty, farty nose atop some sour berries. Medium body, heavy funk and barnyard, very subtle roast and a distinct lactic tartness. Clearly a Sour - not much left of the original Black IPA. 270413

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Fruity and hoppy aroma of citrus peel with notes of brett. Fruity and light acidic flavour of citrus peel and brett. Tart finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17614) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak bretty hoppy aroma. Fruity slightly roasted malty bretty hoppy flavor with weak funky hints. Has a weak roasted malty hoppy bretty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear dark brown - offwhite head. Soapy, fruity, light light wild/funky notes, berries, spruce, mouldy, earthy, light barnyard, bretty, wooden notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2012
(750ml, batch 7/12, bottle 485/1531) Pours an opaque black body with a medium beige head. Aroma of spruce, roasted malt, chocolate, earth, and leather. Flavor of spruce, caramel, roasted malt, chocolate, brett, and earth with a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11889) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle at RBWG Asheville Grand Tasting. End of the bottle. Pours murky brown with a creamy head. Some brett funk, toasted bread, dirt. Very dry. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Super dry on the finish, more brett tang, some burnt pine, earth. Novel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11600) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Black colored pour with a tall khaki head. Nice herbal and spruce nose. Plenty of roasted malt, a light brett note, and some grass. A little bit of citrus peel and maybe some chocolate. Heavy roasted malt flavor. A bit of chocolate, some citrus peel, and lots of spruce. A bit of marijuana smoke flavor and a hint of ash.


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