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Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Indigo (WWBI)

 
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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: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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.

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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (11359) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2016
Bottle at RBWG GT. Pours a cloudy purple with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong funk, oak, berry, brett. Medium body, brett, lemon, berry, strong funk, oak, jammy, nice tartness, really enjoyed this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3811) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2015
Brown bottle, 750 ml, batch 7/12, bottle 384/1516, from and with Philippe Boutin (merci!), savoured on May 1st 2015; eye: brown with a peach hue, hazy, no effervescence, tiny ring of white head, no lacing; nose: fruity, blueberry, wild yeasts, light musk, light acidity; mouth: fruity, blueberry, wild yeasts, light musk, light acidity, intense, fruity finale with presence of acidity, medium body, average carbonation, slick texture; overall: fine FRANAIS Bouteille brune, 750 ml, lot 7/12, bouteille 384/1516, de et avec Philippe Boutin (merci!), savoure le 1er mai 2015; il : brune avec une teinte pche, trouble, pas deffervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc cass, pas de dentelle; nez : fruit, bleuet, levures sauvages, lger musc, lgre acidit; bouche : fruit, bleuet, levures sauvages, lger musc, lgre acidit, intense, finale fruite avec prsence dacidit, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, texture coulante; en rsum : bien

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (18025) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
Suerlicher, rund herber Beginn. Mild, fruchtig, leicht erhhte Karbonisierung, sffig. Fruchtig, sffig, gut. Langer Nachhall. 11/11/11/12/13/11

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2655) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Thanks Roman! Pours a hazy red/amber with a light tan head. The smell is bret, wood, berries. The taste is dark berries, brett, wood ending tart and dry. The body is light+ with active but fine carbonation. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (8041) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
Many thanks to Rian for sharing! Smith sweetish beer. The body is malty-sweetish, sourish intense. Very sour with malty body. Sourish sour aftertaste. Nice and fresh sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17639) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle at RBWG 15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Hazed reddish amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is tarte berry, bitter fruit, vanilla, caramel. Taste comprises light spice, wood must, light brett strokes, tarte citric, lemon rind, damp straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light puckerings. Solid sour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (6026) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle: Poured a light purple/yellowish color ale with a nice large bubbly head with OK retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of tart and funky ester with light berry notes is quite pleasant and complex. Taste is also dominated by tart and funky notes with some light blueberry notes. Light oak notes are also noticeable with light and well balanced acidity. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Better than expected with quite a bit of complexity and good drinkability.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (6272) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Hazy/murky orange/brown with off-white head. Aromas of Brett, vinegar, tart fruit. Tastes of berries, citrus, tart notes, Brett. Medium body with a dry finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (8142) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2015
indigo you say? .. i do love some original american made jeans! .. blueberry jam, sour childrens candy, and futuristic funk .. . pretty good, up to the CS standard .. . . Save money on expensive binoculars by just standing closer to the object you want to look at.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdixon77 (2389) - Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle shared at RBWG. Excellent fruity sour. Great purple-orange hazy pour. Blueberries, citrus, yeast, tart on the nose. Funk and acetic, but still sweet and blueberry-y. Excellent.


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