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Matt's Burning Rosids - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,196 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,196
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 13
Gots: 132 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DerrickW on 01-03-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours from a bomber bottle a clear orange with a solid two-inch thick white head with good retention and yields sheet and splotchy lace.

N: Typical saison yeast, rustic, smoked malt is faint but present, slight orange citrus, herbal, hay/grassy and mild spices.

T: Yeasty up front, estery, subtle smoked malts, well balanced, mildly sweet, on warming the smoke becomes more dominant.

M: Moderate body and semi-full carbonation. Finishes dry, smokey and yeasty.

O: An interesting creation. Cheers Matt!

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of DPJ3322
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

Got this on tap at a local bar. After watching Stone's video about Matt I could not pass it up. Prost!! I drink this to you Matt!

Appearance - Very golden in color, rich, a little tinge of red.

Smell - I am in a smoke filled bar, one of the things I can't accurately judge. I get a tarty sort of smell, can't pick up much more than that.

Taste - Very nice, though the Saison feel is fleeting. It starts like a Trippel with sort of that distinct citrus/coriander taste and then finishes with a nice cherrywood smokiness, not too strong, subtle, just right.

Mouthfeel - Not superheavy, pretty even on the carbonation.

Overall - A great beer, Prost Matt! I gave it a perfect in deference and respect to the love the Stone Brewery put into the beer in your memory.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Ieatlambfries
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a redish amber. Small head of white bubbles. Little to no lace.

Smells of fruity esters, yeast, and a bit of smoke.

Sweeter flavor than expected. Bright fruitiness, and spicy notes. Lemon rind like bitterness, with a tart smokey finish.

Slightly biting carbonation. Bordering on cloying.

In some ways I felt like this Saison was leaning more toward the flavors of a Triple. That said, I really enjoyed it! The Cherrywood smoke was a nice compliment, and added to the flavor rather than taking over as smoke can sometimes do. Maybe a bit on the sweet side for a Saison, but in my humble opinion, a nice brew. Cheers Matt!

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.21/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: clear peach. A little off white head that dissipates to some wispy swirls.
Smell: smoky and tart. Rich and pungent.
Taste: much like the nose. That is, smoky, tart and damn tasty.
Overall: nicely done guys. Nice tribute and a fine beer. This one is tasty, better than I expected.

Photo of thezach
3.16/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: golden amber
S: Peppery, earth, very nice saison spiciness and the faint aroma of smoked malt was excellent. Made me eager to taste.
T: Somewhat hot & boozy, not sweet, but not dry either, and with a fairly heavy feel, combined with the alcohol, which I think contributed to the sweet perception
M: Big, a little much for a saison, me thinks
O: Loved the aroma and what they were going for. I think a smoked saison will work yet, however this one seemed to lack follow through with the palate. Maybe going imperial isn't always the best decision.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of jjh19
3.29/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Bubbly, large bubbles, bright yellow.

Smell: Peppery and spicy.

Taste: Odd. Odd. Odd. Smokey, sweet, not particularly balanced. Some fruit and heavy-handed finish. This is all over the place. Bluh.

Mouthfeel: Medium body.

Drinkability: Not my cup of Saison.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gorgeous golden orange glow with a tight bright white head. Lots of sweet saison notes on the nose, flowery, dried apricots and peaches, touches of smoke.

Medium bodied, bright belgian like crispness. Sweet pale malts, lightly toasted grains, some smoked savory flavors along the mid-palate, a little bit of woodiness, dried fruit flavors, apples, apricots, light touch of smoke throughout, with some alcohol heat and spicy yeast on the back end with a nice underlying to balance out the flavors. pairs well with chili. A little boozey on the back end but overall an unexpected blend of flavors that works pretty well.

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz, 12/20/13
MBE snifter

A: Pours pretty clear bright orange color. Faint layer of bright white color. Forms a collar. Not any lacing.

S: Really get that sweet smoke. Touches of Belgian yeast. Dryness. Clean. Not funky like other saison mainly due to the smoke.

T: Impressively sharp smoke bite. Actually nice beer if the alcohol was a touch lower. Belgian yeast. Some fruit esters from that. Finish is very dry. Lingering smoke flavors.

M: Medium bodied.

Photo of lordofthewiens
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 1/3/14.
In a snifter the beer was a perfectly clear gold color with just a tiny white head.

Aroma was smoky, fruity, and spicy. A little alcohol was noticeable.

Cherries in the taste. Smoke. A little peppery. A little funky. Still some alcohol.

Things combined well in this beer. Very pleasant.

A nice tribute.

Matt's Burning Rosids from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,196 ratings.