Love the Crooked Stave.
Brewer : Crooked Stave
Beer : Vieille Artisanal Saison
Official Description : Vieille meaning “Old” is our artisinal barrel-aged Saison, lightly dry hopped. Each batch release is a diverse blend of Vieille casks that have taken on a soft Brettanomyces character before being lightly dry hopped. Dominated by a floral, citrusy hop character, a subtle herbal note and a tart finish, Vieille’s character exemplifies artisan Saisons.
Style : Saison
ABV : 4.20%
Drinkable : My girlfriend was awesome and got this for me after having a few tasters at Crooked Stave’s barrel room. I have seen this bottle on store shelves with all kinds of extra notes about being in different barrels, with different yeast, etc. I don’t think this is any of those special varieties just the straight standard original release. Smell is oaky and yeasty. Earthy and woody and a little sour/tart. Reminds me of Trinity’s…
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