Brewery: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Style: American Wild Ale
Brewer Description: (from bottle) Golden Sour Ale aged in oak barrels with blueberries.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.23
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1
Intro: A 375ml bottle, bottled in December 2015. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy reddish orange colour with a slight purple hue, and a near two finger off-white head that dissipated fairly quickly but settled to a nice thin replenishing cap while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Lightly tart, blueberry skin, lemon, blackcurrant, slightly herbal, with notes of oak and funk.
Taste: Sour, tart, blueberry, blueberry skin, lemon, blackcurrant, oak, funk, with light leather.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable blueberry and blackcurrant flavours, with good oak and funk.