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Stateside Saison - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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88
very good

732 Ratings
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Ratings: 732
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 30
Gots: 57 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Stateside Saison pays homage to old world tradition while celebrating new world innovation. Naturally brewed with the finest European malts & fresh aromatic hops from the United States & New Zealand. It’s then fermented using a classic farmhouse ale yeast and bottle conditioned to enhance stability. The outcome is a beer of unique design and exquisite taste, showcasing some of the best attributes of modern-day craft brewing.

(Beer added by: callmemickey on 03-31-2010)
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Ratings: 732 | Reviews: 271 | Display Reviews Only:
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DoreenAndDave

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Beer is an attractive hazy gold with a nice ivory head. Medium aroma of yeast and grapefruit. Taste is very good. Some malt, nice and yeasty, with a pleasantly bitter and somewhat dry finish. It's very well balanced. Mouthfeel is excellent. It's a very drinkable beer. An excellent saison. Definitely one to have again.

05-29-2011 03:30:50 | More by DoreenAndDave
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-18-2013 22:39:07 | More by tbryan5
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woodchipper

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -30%

07-22-2014 22:35:01 | More by woodchipper
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lordofthewiens

Maine

4.28/5  rDev +8.9%

A very nice beer.
Hazy gold color, thick white head. A bit of delicate lacing.
Lemon aroma mostly. Spicy and peppery. Sweet malt in the background.
A lot more going on in the taste. Lemon first, then pepper and cloves. Bready. An earthiness from the yeast. And, to top it off, some late hops. The flavors all worked well with each other.
A crisp, refreshing beer.
If we ever get some warm weather up here, it would be a perfect beer for a summer day.

05-16-2011 11:12:54 | More by lordofthewiens
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-26-2014 03:49:23 | More by DaftPatrick
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warnerry

Michigan

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%

Purchased 7/2011, but no bottle date. Poured into a tulip.

A - A slow pour yields four fingers of off-white head on top of a clear slightly orange golden brown with nice carbonation rising. Head has great retention and leaves some lacing, but less than I would have thought.

S - Mix of fruit and earthy funk with apples, pears and a bit if white grape. Also very floral.

T - Taste is a bit heavy on the sweet/floral initially, but fruits and earthy funk eventually come through. Also a subtle tartness. Finish is dry and earthy. Enjoyable.

M - Medium mouthfeel with nice carbonation and a dry earthy finish.

O - For the pricepoint, there are better and cheaper saison, but I enjoyed his and would have it again.

12-13-2011 00:35:54 | More by warnerry
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-29-2013 04:43:41 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-24-2014 00:16:44 | More by Doomcifer
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Guden

Maryland

4.23/5  rDev +7.6%

A- Super cloudy pineapple juice color with a medium sized white head that has okay retention.

S- Overripe fruit, tangerine and a touch of honey. Nice mix.

T- Up front citrus and pineapple dominate with clean hoppy bitterness building into the finish. Refreshing.

M- Dry with medium carbonation, this is right where it should be.

O- A very good saison, one I will definitely want to revisit.

10-29-2012 03:00:02 | More by Guden
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-29-2014 23:49:13 | More by JakerLou
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tainted

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-26-2013 20:36:32 | More by tainted
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Billolick

New York

4.21/5  rDev +7.1%

12 ounce bottle, "Bottled on 2-19-13" So super fresh...nice

Pours medium golden amber, under a large and staying light khaki head. Bubbles slowly continue to rise. Leaves some dense sheeting and some bands of lacing.

Nose is brightly of lemons, oranges, lime, some pepper, and earthy/yeasty goodness.

Flavorful and hopped up saison, flavors picked up on the nose carry onto the palate. Accent on the lime, pepper, earthyness. Also a layer of fruity, and moderatly drying hops.

Well done - complex, fresh and tasty. Go get some.

03-14-2013 01:57:53 | More by Billolick
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-10-2014 15:59:09 | More by henryclay_
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.46/5  rDev -12%

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, high carbonation, dark gold in color, cloudy

Smell: honey, apple, dark wheat, Belgian spices

Taste: honey, apple, dark wheat, Belgian spices

Mouthfeel: sweet start with a dry bitter finish, light bodied and high carbonation

Overall: An above average saison that has nice crisp bitterness and good dryness. The smell and look were excellent however. Worth a try but I have had better in the style.

05-04-2014 12:55:12 | More by tigg924
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-12-2013 19:41:23 | More by Chris_Panos
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-29-2014 13:24:06 | More by KolbMarley
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Mora2000

Texas

4.22/5  rDev +7.4%

Thanks to Nellie for sharing this bottle. This is my first beer from Stillwater.

The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is yeast with some spices and citrus fruit. The flavor is a mix of orange and lemon with some Belgian yeast and assorted spices. A nice drinkable saison. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

08-04-2010 05:30:17 | More by Mora2000
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-20-2013 19:41:13 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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jisak74


4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

03-23-2012 23:39:20 | More by jisak74
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dogfishandi

New York

3.99/5  rDev +1.5%

12oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Bottled on 2/19/13 (1 1/2 months old)

A nice bright golden almost orange color, a bit of haze. A nice big fluffy white head of off the pour fades to a patchy retentive foam, no real lace to speak of.

Belgian yeast phenols, clove, slight hints of Belgian spice, a bit of under ripened fruits, some lemongrass citrus.

Spicey Belgian yeast phenols, clove, under ripened fruit, apple and pear, citrus, mostly lemon. Finishes with a bit more hop bitterness than expected for the style.

Easy drinking, medium to light in body, crisp carbonation, very slight tartness.

A solid Saison, good to style. Makes me look forward to try more from Stillwater.

03-31-2013 21:03:57 | More by dogfishandi
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juicebox

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

09-01-2013 15:53:23 | More by juicebox
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alexkeil

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Enjoyed on tap at Blue Monk in Buffalo. Poured what appeared to be a hazy light orange color. It was a little difficult to see in the light from the bar. It had a nice efferescent white head that lasted a good while. The aroma was grainy, yeasty, slightly citrusy. The flavor was a nice balance of yeast character, grainy malt backbone, enough hop bitterness to balance, some lemon and grapefruit citrus, light spiciness, and a wonderful tart dry finish. Light to medium body with lots of carbonation. Enjoyable throughtout with nice changes as the temperature warmed the beer. Would definitely recommend to have as soon as possible and often as possible.

04-18-2011 13:46:45 | More by alexkeil
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-11-2014 20:50:21 | More by chickenm
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.46/5  rDev -12%

Stillwater Artisanal Stateside Saison

Salamanders and summer must ?

Poured into pint glass

A: Good orange hazyness. Lots of floaties

S: Wheat, Oranges and maybe coriander

T: Same as smell with a wierd but not at all bad kinda mustiness taste on the end.

M: Somewhat syrupy, again not bad. Decent carbination.

O: A good beer. Glad I got to try it. I'll have to come back to it after I am able to enjoy some more saisons for another review.

02-26-2014 01:25:39 | More by GOBLIN
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

07-13-2013 23:30:10 | More by doremite
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Stateside Saison from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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