Archive For The “Brettanomyces” Category

Wild Belgian Pale Ale Collaboration with Upslope

By | February 7, 2014

Ferusfluxus

The time has come for Denver-based Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project and Boulder-based Upslope Brewing Company to unveil the first installment of Crooked Stave’s Ferus Fluxus series – Wild Belgian Pale Ale. After nine months, the collaborative beer is ready for its highly anticipated release. For this unique barrel-aged project Upslope’s Limited Release Belgian Style [...]

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Ferus Fluxus Collaboration Series

By | January 20, 2014

MANIFESTOtwo

Ferus Fluxus, meaning “Wild Flow”, is the start of a collaboration series for us here at Crooked Stave. This series will allow us to work alongside fellow brewers to showcase the contrast that occurs from fermenting with Brettanomyces. The concept for this series came about after many late night discussions while drinking beers fermented with Saccharomyces, and [...]

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L'Brett d'Or Bottle Release on October 10th @ The Source

By | October 2, 2013

On Thursday, October 10th at 11:00am we will be releasing L’Brett d’Or in The Source taproom. There is a 6 bottles limit and it will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. Hope you can join us! Cheers, Crooked Stave

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ROY-G-BIV Day (Wild Wild Brett Violet Release)!!!

By | May 1, 2013

roygbiv

Greetings, We are very excited to announce that we will hold a bottle release for Wild Wild Brett Violet on May 19th!!! In order to celebrate the completion of the Wild Wild Brett Series and bottle release for Wild Wild Brett Violet, we will be hosting a ROY-G-BIV Day (or Rainbow Day as it has [...]

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St. Bretta Brew Day

By | April 25, 2013

St. Bretta is our 100% Brettanomyces Whitebier that was just released this week! Not only is St. Bretta an evolution of Wild Wild Brett Orange, but also it will be ever-changing depending on the fresh citrus available that season. For our spring release we decided to brew St. Bretta with fresh Minneola Tangelo. Each seasonal [...]

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Origins Bottle Release

By | March 15, 2013

In celebration of Colorado Craft Beer Week, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project will be releasing our first batch of Origins bottles on March 22nd in the Barrel Cellar taproom. Origins is our hommage to the history of barrel-aging and those who have influenced us along the way. This Burgundy Sour Ale is made up of [...]

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Four More Foeders!

By | February 21, 2013

What an exciting start to 2013! In January we received four more oak foeders that are each roughly 60 hectoliters, bringing our total number of foeders to eight! We realize that many people are unfamiliar with the term “foeder”, so we wanted to provide a simple background on these beauties for you to better understand [...]

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Wild Wild Brett Rouge Takes It Home

By | May 10, 2012

WWBR Bronze WBC 2012

We are fresh back from the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference held in San Diego, California. This year was a World Beer Cup year with the competition being held every two years. As we have only been making beers for a short time this was our first chance to enter our beers into any type of [...]

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New Brew Thursday featuring Crooked Stave

By | November 16, 2011

Crooked Stave New Brew Thursday

A few weeks back we were featured in an episode of New Brew Thursday. Stephen, Dr. Bill, Matt and the whole crew were out visiting for GABF and stopped in to pay us a visit. It’s a pretty in-depth interview covering many aspects of Crooked Stave and barrel-aged beers. Sit back, pour yourself a glass [...]

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Batch #3, L’Brett d’Or

By | March 5, 2011

Chad checking the sight glass

With the previous batch transfered into barrels, I cleaned the fermenter and readied the brewhouse for batch #3. The following morning of February 16th I mashed in for the golden base beer which will over time become L’Brett d’Or. This beer is our Golden Sour, but with a twist. It is a 100% Brettanomyces primary [...]

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Batch #1 Wild Wild Brett

By | January 10, 2011

Primary in Barrel

On January 10, 2011 we brewed our inaugural batch of beer. The idea behind our first batch was to produce a beer primary fermented with 100% Brettanomyces yeasts. We thought why not take it a bit further and have the fermentation occur completely in used red wine oak barrels with a few strains of Brettanomyces [...]

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