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Evil Twin / Stillwater / Stone - "The Perfect Crime" - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

615 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 615
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 7
Gots: 50 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chugalug06 on 11-13-2012)
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-11-2013 18:00:33 | More by mikeincharleston
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xdtfx

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-11-2013 01:49:25 | More by xdtfx
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-10-2013 01:35:09 | More by Lanstrum
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-10-2013 01:27:36 | More by pknyc
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bdtva

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-08-2013 22:42:28 | More by bdtva
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-08-2013 22:12:27 | More by Kegatron
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -42.9%

05-08-2013 20:55:54 | More by ALLISON01
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HopBrain

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-08-2013 20:39:15 | More by HopBrain
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cadaugherty

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-07-2013 22:52:28 | More by cadaugherty
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sweemzander

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev -19.1%

12oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

(A)- Pours a pitch black color. Produced some tan froth.

(S)- A light smoky roasted raisin aroma meets some mellow cocoa and baked bread-like yeastiness.

(T)- Very similar to the smell. Overall, an up front combo of a salty smoke brine meets roasted malts and some raisin/cocoa.

(M)- A good carbonation level. The balance is good too, just a slightly too heavy smoke component that gets in the way of the rest of the beer.

(O)- An interesting take on the style. I just do not think it is completely successful. Some good things in there, but the smoke could definitely be toned down a bit while still being present instead of overpowering.

05-06-2013 20:55:03 | More by sweemzander
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schaffer9252

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-04-2013 14:48:23 | More by schaffer9252
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jpaulsen

California

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-03-2013 07:17:37 | More by jpaulsen
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bman_85

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-02-2013 22:19:00 | More by bman_85
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-01-2013 03:30:36 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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jd18

New York

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-30-2013 03:03:56 | More by jd18
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

04-29-2013 01:24:54 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-28-2013 10:56:49 | More by georgiaboy8686
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Braz

Washington

3.2/5  rDev -8.6%

From 99 Bottles.
Appearance: Dark brown to black. Decent off white head.
Smell: Bitter slight smoky notes. Burnt woodsy smell.
Taste: Seems like a decent saison underneath the bitter smokiness. The two dont go together to me. The idea is interesting at least.
Mouthfeel: Not bad, full bodied. Moderately carbonated.
Overall: Just not for me. I love saisons and was intrigued by the idea but it just doesn't work to me.

04-28-2013 05:35:10 | More by Braz
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Holland

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

04-26-2013 23:29:33 | More by Holland
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smonice

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

04-26-2013 18:23:24 | More by smonice
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.55/5  rDev +1.4%

Bottled on 10/26/12, a trifecta of great brewers came together with one being pretty much the master of the American Saison right now...all three have the collaborative fortitude to do a black beer together considering they all make some of the best dark beers available in craft brewing today. This one pours with a black body jet black with a light fine bubbled creamy tan head, leaves fine lacing down the sides of my tulip shaped chalice. Dry hopping comes thru in terms of earthy pine and mild citrus peels with a dark roasted malts surrounding the hop accents, spicy Belgian yeast gives why to alcoholic phenols and black peppercorns. A pleasant caramel drizzled toast brings out a nuttiness in there as well, all in all chalk full of malt and hops. Flavors collide with the bittering hops here, dark roasted malt bitterness potentiates the pine earthy resinous hops riding the waves of carbonation in my first few sips...as the palate adjusts it's still satisfies with a slightly warming effect of the booze. The dry hopping probably makes and breaks this beer, the strong lingering bitterness really Americanizes this black saison into the hybrid known as the "Perfect Crime" The mouthfeel also welcomes the light smoked meat aspect in the back of the nares, not really dominant against the big hops and dark malts utilized but well played nonetheless. Dry hints of cherry tartness and other vine ripened fruit additions start to explode as the beer warms a bit, complex ale in 12 ounces, I'm guessing this beer keeps getting better considering it's 4/25/13.

04-25-2013 18:12:40 | More by WVbeergeek
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-25-2013 14:42:34 | More by DRBiser
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Body is thin you can tell from the pour coming off a solid black with an orange tint to the body. Rising high is the head maybe just a notch above a finger's length.

Smell: A citrus skin no doubt about it. Freaking light as the air you breathe, comes in and out just as quick.

Taste: iwill tell you this, it is sour, not crazy over whelming sour but you feel the lemon zest to this brew. Light bitterness to it and also cant forget to mention just a little peppery.

Mouth: Like I mentioned above a light peppery finish with a medium body, not too bad.

Overall: i give it this, that this brew comes off complex but other than it needs to taste and feel good to be a member of the elite. Sure there are guys that like "something different" but this beer needs beyond tweaking and should be either left in the store or just laid to rest. Salud!

04-23-2013 05:44:27 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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TonyT013

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-23-2013 03:28:21 | More by TonyT013
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bulldog91

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-21-2013 04:35:42 | More by bulldog91
Evil Twin / Stillwater / Stone - "The Perfect Crime" from Stone Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 615 ratings.