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Matt's Burning Rosids - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,184 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,184
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 13
Gots: 124 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DerrickW on 01-03-2014)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Attractive orange-tinged golden color in the Duvel tulip. Eye-opening aroma of brisket marinade. One of the smokiest brews I've had.

Major house on fire here. At least it's a sweet smoke, but I can't help thinking this is some kind of barbecue sauce. Bitter finish that doesn't go away. Light body with maybe some malt but it's hard to tell. Intriguing, (like why would they bottle this) but barely drinkable.

This seems like another of Stone's wretched excess series. I'm serious, just a dose of this in an old school malt liquor would be the bomb. Call it Devil Night, the whiff of abandoned houses burning all over the hood. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Olive Tree Market in Ocean Beach.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours an apple juice colored body with a one finger eggshell head. The body is rather clear and see through with no real haze.

S - Definite saison qualities on the smell. It's a little sweet, cherries, bready and white pepper. There is a light smokey background, but it's not overwhelming.

T - Sweet cherry smoked wood envelopes front to back, bold, but not too much. Belgian yeast is abundant along with clove. It has a light hoppy ending.

M - Medium carbonation and body. The sweetness/smoke can come off a bit cloying as the carbonation isn't real bubbly. But, considering the abv there was minimal heat in the beer.

O - Interesting beer that breaks boundaries.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a two-fingers thick off-white head into a tulip glass that left good lacing throughout. the body was a bright yellow-orange color.
s - smoky and fruity.
t - cherry wood dominates but is nicely done. some floral hops come through.
m - clean.
o - interesting take on a saison, unlike any i've ever had.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber poured into a New Belgium globe glass. Pours a nice golden orange color with good clarity and a half inch of white foam. Cap is a bit short lived yet a quick spin brings it back quickly and is actually more lingering after some warming.

Aroma is more saison than expected after looking at a few prior reviews. Nice yeast character along with a subtle noble hop presence provides a nice balance and belies the strength of the brew.

Bit malty on the tongue but expected givn the heft. Enouth to mask the ABV to a degree yet without confusing the palette too much either. Firm carbonation and slightly sweet with a full body and a touch of spice on the finish. Not getting any smoked wood here but that's ok. A nice saison and dare I say the best yet from a San Diego brewery I've had. And an Imperial Saison that's one and done seems to be almost a travesty. Now maybe you should make a six or seven percent saison and kill it??

Does become not so good trippleesque with notabel warming. Jury is still out..

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured an attractive light clear copper color with a 3.5F head in a tulip.
Carbonation bubbles from the bottom.

The aroma was unexpected. Clove and fruit. This beer has more of a clove aroma than any Saison I have tasted in recent memory. The fruit is lightly tropical.

The mouth feel is mildly carbonated.

The taste is different than other Saisons- an emphasis on fruit and some clove. Different than other Saisons where the taste is overshadowed by a bitter, overcarbonated finish.

The finish itself is lightly peppery. The bitterness sets in with warming, so this beer is better at cooler temps- 45-50F.

Overall- a worthy tribute to a Stone Brewery friend and brewer. This is a singular Saison.
It is quite balanced.

Matt's Burning Rosids from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,184 ratings.