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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: 51 | 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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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev +14.3%

06-03-2013 19:42:26 | More by GrindFatherBob
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barrelofbastard

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

06-02-2013 18:12:53 | More by barrelofbastard
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Paccamacca

California

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

06-02-2013 03:47:17 | More by Paccamacca
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Geno206

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

05-31-2013 05:21:10 | More by Geno206
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cwreay90

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-30-2013 23:21:08 | More by cwreay90
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jbar920

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

05-30-2013 14:37:55 | More by jbar920
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CHickman

New York

3.79/5  rDev +8.3%

Pours motor oil black color with a massive foamy 2 finger tan head that faded slowly, with tons of different sized bubbles in it that were popping as it went down, leaving good foamy lacing coating the sides.

Smells like roasted grains, chalkdust, chicory, licorice, brown sugar, smoked/burnt wood and herbs; it almost smells like burning dry hops and grains, and it a very timid nose that does not jump out of the tulip.

Tastes like roasted grains, toasted malts, chicory, smoked/burnt wood, licorice, brown sugar, cocoa powder, floral hops, flowers and herbs; has the same taste as some burnt bread pulled off a wood burning fire or coal oven, but then the roasted grains give way to a sweetness which is a combo of funky yeast and cocoa powder – it’s really strange, but very interesting. It was very complex and grew on me with each sip.

Mouthfeel is powdery dry, with a light body, high, fizzy carbonation and a slightly bitter aftertaste that seems like yeast and coffee grinds combined with cocoa powder.

This seems out of place for a Saison/Farmhouse ale, but the label states it’s a black smoked saison, so they pulled off the perfect crime by creating a unique brew that is as advertised a black smoked saison. Extra points for making a one of a kind beer in collaboration with other brewers, but this one is only above average. If you’re a fan of smoked porters or smoke beers then this will be right up your alley.

05-30-2013 03:02:02 | More by CHickman
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KevT

California

4.75/5  rDev +35.7%

05-27-2013 19:44:51 | More by KevT
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ste5venla

California

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-27-2013 08:35:02 | More by ste5venla
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beagle75

Iowa

2.38/5  rDev -32%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a half-pint chalice

A: Clear, dark brown color with less than one finger of diminishing light beige foam head. No lacing remains on the glass.

S: Mostly base malt and carbon dioxide, with minor influences from wood smoke and green almonds.

T: Begins dry, with roasted grain and mild yeast phenolics. West Coast hops flavors emerge during the middle, green herbs and mixed citrus, concurrent with rising bitterness. The finish sees a combination of tangy yeast metabolites and scorched bitterness that is intense for the style.

M: Medium viscosity, slightly acidic on the palate, with brisk carbonation.

D/O: This beer combines a host of qualities that prove to be discordant together. Hops and dark malt clash with Belgian yeast, while smoke seems to get lost in the cavalcade.

05-25-2013 15:19:52 | More by beagle75
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dfillius

Michigan

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-25-2013 00:50:08 | More by dfillius
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casapy

Idaho

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-24-2013 19:15:07 | More by casapy
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zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-23-2013 04:02:28 | More by zonker17
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Drucifer

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-22-2013 03:43:25 | More by Drucifer
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

05-19-2013 00:28:07 | More by pintofparadise
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jono0101

Missouri

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-18-2013 16:21:08 | More by jono0101
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Bustersuess

New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-18-2013 00:06:27 | More by Bustersuess
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HinghamRick

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-17-2013 15:12:55 | More by HinghamRick
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

05-17-2013 15:10:11 | More by twenty5
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-15-2013 22:48:15 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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Zimm

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

05-15-2013 17:33:19 | More by Zimm
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Zbeetleman

California

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-15-2013 02:58:06 | More by Zbeetleman
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-13-2013 18:39:57 | More by vrbulldog22
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-12-2013 17:09:28 | More by mikeburd1128
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canders0927

Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-12-2013 00:53:21 | More by canders0927
Evil Twin / Stillwater / Stone - "The Perfect Crime" from Stone Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 615 ratings.