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

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BA SCORE
80
good

617 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 617
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 7
Gots: 51 | FT: 4
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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4.75/5  rDev +35.7%

TheSteak22, Dec 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

XicanoBeerRun, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.63/5  rDev +3.7%

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a very dark, brown-to-black coloring with a frothy, bubbly, dense, low profile, light tan head. Aromas of tangy sweet, roasted notes, bitter coffee and hops characteristics, tart fruit notes, and subtle spicing. Flavors are tangy throughout, with cherry and berry sweetness. Some very subtle peat and smoke notes, with a hint of tangy hops building towards the tail end. Definitely leaning heavy on the sweet side, with the roast keeping it slightly in check. Light, crisp bodied, with a tangy sweet, fruity aftertaste. Effervescent, crisp finish. This beer is pretty interesting; unlike any I've had before.

GarthDanielson, Nov 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Reappropriated, Nov 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

reizorc, Nov 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

RRC03, Nov 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Brewer1980, Nov 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

avalenzuela, Nov 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Booner818, Nov 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

gspeer711, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

n00blar, Nov 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

DerrickW, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

stampfler07, Nov 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

server222, Oct 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

CesarLopes, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
2.95/5  rDev -15.7%

A- pours black, but not quite opaque, khaki foamy and sudsy head that reduces to a small bubbly layer, leaving a little bit of lace

S- strange bouquet of aromas, starting with some toasted grainy malt with a little bit of toffee/caramel, dried dark fruit, blackberries, just a hint of smoke. Not really picking up any saison aromas, but there us an off puting metallic/sour aroma at the end

T- sweet caramel malt flavors are meshed with some astringent dark fruit/berry flavors, their are some faint yeasty saison flavors, but for the most part are masked by a sweet and fruity malt flavor. The smoke aspect is barely detectable any there's some metallic flavors on the finish

M- medium body with low carbonation, slightly foamy mouthfeel with a crisp finish

O- not really sure what they were going for here. This tastes nothing like a saison, the 'smoked' flavors are barely noticeable, and overall it's all over the place

Treyliff, Oct 27, 2013
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2.86/5  rDev -18.3%

Appearance - dark, no light getting through. Nice finger of light mocha head, lacy and sticky.

Aroma - mostly the dark malts, a whiff of something earthy/saison/funk-like but nothing clear.

Taste - so I'm looking mostly for balance among the black malts and/or smoke, and the saison. The malts are certainly charred, nearly ashen, but not particularly smoky. Mid-palate contains the first note of the saison. I think it's basically the yeast I'm picking up - a little tart and funky but any delicate flavors are lost in the heavy roast. I guess it does what it was intended to do, but it reminds me of a stout that has starting to turn with infection. Ends with the saison dryness and black char.

Mouthfeel - crisp, smooth, good firm body to amply support all the flavor going on.

Overall - not that enjoyable for me, but I can drink and appreciate the good balance to this one.

brewdlyhooked13, Oct 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

TomG2751, Oct 20, 2013
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3.29/5  rDev -6%

Pours black with a small head for the style. Smell is smoke, yeast funk, black currant, bit of spice, and some candy sweet smell. Medium mouthfeel and flat for a saison. Fruity flavor, spice, not a lot of smoke. A little funky with some oaky taste and a strange musty bitterness. Finishes dry. Pretty unique, but not blown away by this. Not a bad beer, but not one I would order again.

BMMillsy, Oct 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

DerekMorgan, Oct 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

DustinSWB, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

leodarko, Sep 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Kevincredible, Sep 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

LumpkinBrews, Sep 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

guytyping, Sep 18, 2013
Evil Twin / Stillwater / Stone - "The Perfect Crime" from Stone Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 617 ratings.