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Stateside Saison - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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88
very good

714 Ratings
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Ratings: 714
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 29
Gots: 51 | 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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sgregory

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-30-2014 15:54:02 | More by sgregory
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MrIncognito

Virginia

3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip

A - Slightly hazy burnt orange/amber body with plenty of bubbles racing to the top. 2-finger pure white head that retains for the entire experience; literally never fades. The carbonation just keep building that head back up. Beautiful lacing. One of the more pleasing beers to look at.

S - A very good balance of yeast, hops, and sweetness. I love the saison yeast in the nose which is followed by mild citrus peel and just a very light touch of flowery hops.

T&M - Lively carbonation makes this a drier beer, but not nearly as dry as champagne. Still retains a nice thirst-quenching character. I really like the balance of yeast and hops in this beer. A hoppier saison for sure but the yeast keeps telling you it's a Belgian-style saison. Hops give a citrus peel bitterness likened to kumquat and lemon peel. A small dose of candy sugar and malts sweetens things up just a bit.

O - I really liked this and could definitely down a few of these. Saison-dry while remaining refreshing. Great flavors throughout the experience.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 13:49:10 | More by MrIncognito
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-30-2014 01:11:16 | More by pjbfromkc
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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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niklas0770

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-28-2014 15:50:25 | More by niklas0770
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TDA8

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-28-2014 15:47:46 | More by TDA8
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Hunta03


4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-27-2014 21:42:38 | More by Hunta03
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-25-2014 06:02:40 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-24-2014 19:25:15 | More by seanchai
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-23-2014 13:29:25 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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KathyG

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

06-23-2014 01:43:28 | More by KathyG
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-14-2014 20:50:41 | More by sludgegnome
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vhmf1978

Brazil

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-14-2014 20:42:18 | More by vhmf1978
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blackpoolmatt

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-13-2014 17:56:32 | More by blackpoolmatt
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Jordan444

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-12-2014 18:39:54 | More by Jordan444
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billhelm

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-09-2014 15:18:39 | More by billhelm
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ChuckfinnelyBN

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-07-2014 17:55:08 | More by ChuckfinnelyBN
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tbone64

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-03-2014 22:42:24 | More by tbone64
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: It has a nice hazy golden color to it. It has a nice thick off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves little lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of Saison yeast, citrus/lemon, bready malts and some peppery spices.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some Saison yeast, citrus/lemon, floral notes, some breadiness and faint pepper.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 18:44:49 | More by SebD
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Dave2234

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-01-2014 18:22:42 | More by Dave2234
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admiral

Australia

4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A beautifully crafted saison, full of flavour.

aroma: artificial banana, bubblegum, clove with some tartness

taste: Bubblegum, clove, orange, spice, honey, artificial banana, slight lemon and a touch of grapefruit. A nice dry tartness to it with a good malt backbone.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 09:47:59 | More by admiral
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-01-2014 04:06:55 | More by Jacobob10
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-01-2014 02:01:25 | More by JamesStreet
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-31-2014 02:51:45 | More by HumanParaquat
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flagmantho

Washington

3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: medium gold with a light haze and lots of chunky floaties hanging around. Effervescence is mild and the head is a thin finger of frothy ivory foam. Not too bad, altogether.

Smell: quite sweet with a rather malty aroma and a bit of a floral character, but not much in the way of funk. Decent, but not great.

Taste: sweet and floral with a little bit of a funk and a tiny touch of sourness at the end. Bitterness is moderate, but overall the whole thing is quite balanced. Not bad!

Mouthfeel: medium body with a huge, well-integrated carbonation and a bodacious creaminess. Ba dow!

Overall: this is a bit on the sweet side up front, and a bit on the harsher side at the end, but overall is a quite drinkable and appealing saison. Worth a try if you like the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 02:08:08 | More by flagmantho
Stateside Saison from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 714 ratings.