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Matt's Burning Rosids - Stone Brewing Co.

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very good

1,087 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,087
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 10
Gots: 107 | FT: 5
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DerrickW on 01-03-2014)
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

kornkid8600, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of Crawfish61
4.46/5  rDev +18.6%

I really enjoyed this brew. A beautiful saison aroma followed up by an equally beautiful taste. Classic taste with a sweet smoky background. Highly recommended. The taste had a green banana, clove, lemony charactor with the smoky background. The smoke is a background flavor not the main player. It was very nice to look at. It is a beer I will revisit. Rest in Peace Matt, this beer does your memory honor.

Crawfish61, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

swgwilt, Apr 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

bleedsblu, Apr 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

AnalogErik, Apr 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Birdlegs, Apr 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

brianmandell, Apr 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Fabiand, Apr 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

berkshire413, Apr 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

jbuckley1972, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

DeanMoriarty, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

ACarp, Mar 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Bearman13, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of DavoleBomb
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%

Poured into a tulip.

3.5 A: Clear light orange color. Two fingers of frothy white head. Retention is average and a good bit of lacing is left.

4.25 S: The nose is aggressive, complex, and interesting as hell. The cherrywood comes through super strong, but surprisingly it's more fresh than smoked. Persimmon, wildflowers, honey, peaches, lemon, straw, and peppery Belgian yeast. I like it quite a bit.

4.0 T: Taste is like the nose, except it may be even stronger. Wildflowers, honey, lemon, peach. The yeast offers a great deal of pepper and a few hints of clove. Funky straw with hints of earthiness. Again the cherrywood is interesting and makes this brew one to live for.

4.0 M: Medium body. Pleasant spritzy carbonation. Active on the tongue and super smooth.

4.25 D: I'm not often impressed by Stone, but this is a damn good beer. I think I'll be buying another one.

DavoleBomb, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

tommy5, Mar 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Boozecamel, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

StoutItOutLoud, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Dreizhen, Mar 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

carlmoberg, Mar 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Number3red, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Morey, Mar 29, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +7.7%

Brilliant deep amber hue with a creamy off white head (looks like orange blossom honey). Fine carbonation in this one makes for some tiny bubbles and intricate lacing. Aroma great smoked malt qualities the label indicates it's cherry wood smoked saison, so far that's accurate. Smoked meats including bacon even though it just the smoked wood quality, fruit based ale really nice smelling Belgian style base beer. Nothing screams Saison on the nose, but the palate has enough spicy citric edge and yeast phenolics to make it all appropriate. Stone always struggles with Belgian styles, but this is good for what it is juicy fruit malt bases, spicy yeast, citrus zest, and lingering smoked malts this is one of the better Belgian style ales I've had from them...too bad it was bottled on the terms of such a tragic event. I definitely realize that life is too short, but what and the hell happened at the brewery for the brewer Matt Courtright to have passed away, it must have been a freak accident. Mouthfeel has a very appealing crisp yet bitter orange peel zest that lingers with the spicy yeast and spice additions throughout each sip, some would say it tip toes into a cloying realm but quickly backs out the carbonation is not as fine and champagne like as some of the effervescent Belgian style Saisons, which leaves a bit of residual sugars between each sip lying heavy on the palate. Overall, I enjoyed the complexity and different approach to a saison with the smoked cherry wood qualities really bringing the bacon like meat out in the aromatics.

WVbeergeek, Mar 29, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -1.9%

Transparent orange color. Rich, creamy head on the pour. Good retention with lots of little lace critters.

Wheat and yeast aroma. Spicy cloves. Pleasant smoky character.

Smoke flavor hits the tongue right away with a mild sausage-like quality. Study, muffin like malt backbone. Assertive herbal hop with hints of cloves. Mellow yeast in the end.

Medium to full bodied. Well carbonated. Somewhat grainy texture, most likely from the wood.

A unique beer. Innovative for sure. Just a little different from my classic view of a saison.

bnes09, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

bwarren82, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

alrightokay, Mar 28, 2014
Matt's Burning Rosids from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,087 ratings.