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Matt's Burning Rosids - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,053 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,053
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 8
Gots: 101 | 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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dsimmons

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-10-2014 18:30:34 | More by dsimmons
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-10-2014 18:19:17 | More by WhiskeeTango
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burninggoat

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

02-10-2014 17:53:43 | More by burninggoat
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Pookie

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

02-10-2014 17:25:01 | More by Pookie
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DavidHume

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

02-10-2014 14:53:59 | More by DavidHume
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bleeps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-10-2014 05:18:44 | More by bleeps
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andthevolcano

Delaware

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-10-2014 03:36:27 | More by andthevolcano
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

02-10-2014 02:46:47 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-10-2014 02:37:30 | More by Jas45678
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MenardMa

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -20%

02-10-2014 00:56:44 | More by MenardMa
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev 0%

02-10-2014 00:37:20 | More by kvgomps
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cw13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

02-10-2014 00:15:26 | More by cw13
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kemoarps

Washington

3.88/5  rDev +3.5%

Heard good things about it, dig Stone's stuff, and respect the inspiration behind it, so thought I'd give it a shot.

Crisp and clear, first off. Golden yellow/amber, the way beer looks in the movies. Big frothy white head, good retention and lacing.

The smell presents primarily with traditional saison and belgian notes. Grains and banana-y esters jump out in the beginning, though there's an additional sweetness beyond the yeast and banana, which I assume to be the cherry wood. Faint ashy smoke that comes out more if you swirl it a couple of times. Smells like a fire at that point, or rather the ashes and coals from a fire. Strikes me as more ash than smoke.

Round smoke certainly sits in the forefront, with that woody sweetness to it as well. Less granular than I was expecting, which is a bonus to me. About halfway through it becomes punishingly bitter: orange peel and pith, primarily. This bitterness remains present through the finish, but is tempered by the honey sweetness, esters and some spice. Woah, this is over 10%?? Definitely doesn't come across that big. I would have guessed closer to the 6-7% range.

I was expecting this to be a decent brew, but I find myself enjoying it more than I anticipated. It is certainly unique, and I don't have mounds of experience with smoked beers and tend not to get too excited about saisons, but this is one I'd certainly drink again.

02-09-2014 23:03:20 | More by kemoarps
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ItsMe

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +5.6%

poured from a big boy into a teku. mostly clear orange in color with a foamy white one finger head. looks nice.

smells like raw plantains or even plantain chips. smells like brett the hitman heart yeast with a spicey breadiness.

taste follows the nose for the most part. big battle between sweet and smokey here. the smoke was abrasive to me at first, but i like it. then again, i'm not very experienced with smoked beers.

mouthfeel has nice medium carbonation with just the right touch of malt to make this feel very easy drinking.

i found this too be quite a tasty beer. imperial saison...who knew?

02-09-2014 20:15:09 | More by ItsMe
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

02-09-2014 20:11:19 | More by KevinGordon
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

02-09-2014 19:43:31 | More by kmos27
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -40%

02-09-2014 18:45:40 | More by BrewmanCapote
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Tilley4

Tennessee

2.93/5  rDev -21.9%

A rare miss from the folks at Stone...at least for me...

Love the idea of this but the execution didn't hit the mark... the smokiness works in the aromas but it shifts this seriously in the taste dept and I didn't get it... the smoke battles with the funkiness of the base beer and muddles everything together...

I wanted to like this beer as its everywhere around here right now... but I wont be getting this one again.... I don't see how age will affect this to the positive at all...

02-09-2014 17:17:27 | More by Tilley4
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev 0%

02-09-2014 16:47:04 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.75/5  rDev 0%

02-09-2014 15:20:49 | More by Beerbuddy21
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NWer

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

02-09-2014 14:43:12 | More by NWer
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MattSlem

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-09-2014 08:48:15 | More by MattSlem
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LoFiDave

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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coz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-09-2014 06:06:16 | More by coz
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-09-2014 05:41:40 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
Matt's Burning Rosids from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,053 ratings.