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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Indigo (WWBI)

 (RETIRED)
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91
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Formerly brewed at Crooked Stave
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Denver, Colorado USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wild Wild Brett Indigo is the sixth installment of the WWB series. WWB Indigo had blueberries added into the fermentation and during barrel aging. Known for their deep indigo color, the blueberries add a tart fruit aroma on top of the earthy Brettanomyces tropical fruit flavors.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are blueberries, brett, woody notes, fruits, malt and hops. Easy drinkable and not very sour at all. Thin and slightly watery.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (9841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, bretty and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic finish. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 160213

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ The 4th Annual Fastelavns-Smagning Ulfborg, 2013. Pours cloudy dark orange with a small white head. Bretty and fruity. A bit of funk and barnyard. Where is the complexity?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
75 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is peachy fruity and mild mango. Mild citric, bitter, fruity and crisp hoppy. Light berries citric note. Smooth lingering fruity finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6352) - Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
A solid one in the series. This one could use a bigger kick of the blueberry, still very bretty and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1396) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Sample shared at Central Waters anniversary party. Hazy orangish pour. Nose is tart blueberry muffin, slightly floral/citrus. Flavor is initially lightly tart blueberry, but gives way to the dry, leathery brett funk and blueberry skins. Fairly light and dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5205) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2012
750 ml bottle from adnielsen. Thanks, dude! Pours a richer hazy copper orange hue, almost murky with cakey whitish head. Stays as a firm layer and laces well. Darker body overall. Aromas scream lemon, citrus, funky brett, big bold blueberry skin and tannins. Gentle bready and grainy malts, some straw. Firm bretty funk, cobwebs, dust, blueberry fruit. Tartness, blueberry fruit, nice sour kick. Initial is medium bodied, some nice blueberry fruit, skin. Tartness, decent sour mild kick with firm bretty funk, muffin, yogurt into the middle. Gentle spice, dry funky brett with blueberries, lemon, and tartness. Tartness hits the middle, sourness, lemons, yogurt and blueberry really play well. Backend is funky, dry, gentle fruit and berryskin tannins. Finish is dry, tart, a bit lactic and bretty. Really enjoy this. Mellow sourness, good fruit and blueberry skin, firm bretty flavors. Firm bretty, mellow dough and straw. Pretty nice damn beer. Probably my favorite WWB from the ROYGBIV series thus far.. Let’s see where Violet takes us..

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle shared by Adam, Thanks! Pours a deep amber with an offwhite head. The nose is loaded with brett. Cherry, faint blueberry notes, fruity and fresh. Lactic acid hints as well. On tasting, moderately tart, medium bodied. No sweetness left. Not harsh at all. Nice Earthy brett. Really solid overall.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2089) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Blueberries are the best fruit flavor in beer. Pours a amber/blue hue with one finger of white foamy head. Aroma is heavy blueberry, nice earthy basementy brett and a tint of vanilla sweetness. Taste is medium tart and a light sweetness that is cleaned up dry in the finish with tons of fruit flavor and wild yeast. GREAT

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ernesto987 (3358) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Ridiculous, on draft , awesome so blueberry flavor, tons of blueberry flavor


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