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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Violet (WWBV)

 (RETIRED)
overall
100
99
style
Formerly brewed at Crooked Stave
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Denver, Colorado USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like all of the Wild Wild Brett Series, Violet is a 100% Brettanomyces beer. Violet was brewed with pomegranate and lavender and fermented on whole fruit passion fruit. After fermentation Violet was then dry-hopped with an experimental hop (Ex. 366) that we received from our growers.

Admin Note: Aging on "Extra Passionfruit" and dry hopping (an already dry hopped beer) does not necessitate a new entry.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kcorum10 (325) - Arizona, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Pours cloudy golden color with thin white head. Aromas of sour fruits and floral. Flavors of the same finish off nicely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (679) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Mexican Cake Supertrade Series Beer with jrob21, Westmeister, and deadCATAtlanta Beer #1. Pours hazy pear with quickly dissipating head. Scent is violet and burnt rubber, in a good way. Barely sweet with strong bitter finish. Light and bubbly to style. Bottle - Trade

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (496) - Arizona, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Big bottle (thanks, jpdurden24, for opening this!). Mild aroma of light tartness, strong grassy hay, a lemony hint, and soft wheat. Pours a hazy light peach color. Delightful citrusy tart taste of peach, apricot, golden wheat, a floral touch of lavender, and a mellow rice vinegar tone. Soft palate; abrupt finish. A graceful sour.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5382) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2014
75cl, Batch 8/12 (brewed at Funkwerks), Bottle 1099/1526, at 7%Vol, as Crooked Stave W.W.B.V., new exclusive American brew Anno 2013, with Brettanomyces, violets, lavender and pomegranate, thx alot to kraddel!, very complex sour brew, fruity/sour and slightly woody/floral, balanced, cloudy, good head, very good and original brew!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4559) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Sample @ RBWG Asheville After Party. Gold pour with a small head. Lemony, some harvest fruits. Underarm. Taste is acetic. Lemon meat. Some sherbet, mild herb garden. Light body, soft carbonation. Simple, pleasing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9654) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2013
750 ml bottle poured a clear amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of violet, lavender, straw, light pomegranate and a hint of barnyard funk. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of straw, sour citrus, lavender, light pomegranate and light barnyard funk with a crisp dry tart lingering funky floral citrus finish.
Earlier Rating: 6/8/2013 Total Score: 3.8
On tap at Crooked Stave poured a cloudy amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of toffee, barnyard funk, passionfruit,light pomegranate and lavender. Palate waslight bodied and smooth with a dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of bread, sour citrus, light passionfruit, light spice and light barnyard funk with a smooth dry lightly tart finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1652) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2013
bottle from moc at chopkofest pours medium amber. lots of citrus juice from grapefruit, slight sour and brett. to me the grapefruit takes over. body is very tart and tough to enjoy. many thanks for the tick of something I will never see again.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
olr1984 (1058) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On tap at crooked stave the source. Pours a hazy bright orange with an off white head. Great fruit taste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (1853) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle thanks to catman197. Pours a dirty red color with moderate white head. Some large bubbles. Nose of funk and fruit. Lots of light citrus. Pretty sharp. And stuff

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2040) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle at Exira Beer Summit IV. Pours a golden color with white head. Floral, lavender, fruity aromas. Tart, floral, cherry flavors.


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