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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Blood Oranges

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (2052) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle shared by adnielsen. Pours yellow with some haziness to it. Lots of lemon and orange on this, very light citrus fruits. Nice herbal taste, very drinkable.


3.9
90 (819) - BELGIUM - NOV 2, 2017
@ Kompaan Den Haag Smell is flabbergasting complex. Massive Brett with citrus. Taste is very light-footed with citric components coming back and the Brett in your face. Palate is maybe a bit too thin.

3.6
NordicV (2501) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2017
Gul öl med lätt vitt skum. Doft av jäst, lätta toner av gröna äpplen och citrusfrukter. Detsamma återkommer i smaken med vinösa toner. Uppfriskande öl med viss beska på slutet.

3.4
explosivedog (1637) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 13, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2017 On tap at Garage Project Wild Workshop. Farmyard, lemon, orange, funk. Nice refreshing body. Decent.

3.1
coachd (932) - Missouri, USA - JUN 28, 2017
Funky tart citrus aroma. I can smell the blood oranges. See through yellow color. Surprisingly light and drinkable; the sour and funk does not show through much in the taste. I guess that's why it's the summer version. Palate a bit watery and lacking carbonation. I don't know what I'm missing but I just can't get into crooked stave. I'm trying. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
HogTownHarry (7066) - Toronto (Harbourfront), CANADA - MAR 25, 2017
September 19, 2015 - at Beaverton for the Rainbow event - draught. Very hazy yellow with a huge lasting fluffy white head. Aroma of pear, light brett and floral bitterness. Taste - even MORE brett - fantastic, if a bit raw. Good body, fruit in the finish, which is quick, brett fades pretty quickly. Nice one.

3.7
willisread (3653) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2017 Draft at Mellow. Pours a clear light gold with a pillowy, white head. Light orange and lemon on the nose. Faint granola. Clean with creamy mouthfeel. Orange, nutmeg. Dryish finish. Nice.

3.7
GarrettB (1658) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 27, 2016
September 14th, 2014 - Crooked Stave tastings are a special event, but this one comes courtesy of Perry’s Pizzeria, which has the Bretta Sour on tap. Orthodoxy declares that pizza can only be paired with a light lager, or maybe an IPA, but I wanted to test whether a sour might go nicely with the herbaceous pies being flung around here. The color is a practically iridescent blonde color, and fills the nearby atmosphere with a brettanomyces style aroma with hay (as I write this, tis the season of hay bales and hay rides), banana and a freshness that belongs to a barnyard. The beer delivers its flavors at a low hum, sour and tangy, with some pear on a thinner, more quenching palate. In many ways this tastes a great deal like a Berliner Weisse, but with more funk and acidity, but whatever category or hybridization of categories it falls under, this is good drinking - and pairs well with the pizza.

3.5
Iphonephan (7287) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2016
On draft at The Sovereign. Pours a hazy gold with a massive off white head that slowly withdrew leaving lots of lacing. Lemon aroma. Flavors of chamomile and citrus. Bitter finish.

4.1
Kavu (5133) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2016
0,15l on tap @ BeerTemple. Pours cloudy yellow with a high creamy head. Aroma is tarty malts, citrus and some soap. Flavor is fruity tarty malts with some citrus. Very nice indeed.

4
drpimento (3764) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Kind of a lambic, citrus, tea aroma. Citrus shows up more in the flavor which also has a nice clean tartness.. Good finish.


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