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Stateside Saison - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
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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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-20-2013 20:12:53 | More by MRsojourner
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-20-2013 12:46:50 | More by AngusOg
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ellswrth

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-19-2013 23:11:30 | More by ellswrth
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kjrod20

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-19-2013 20:06:08 | More by kjrod20
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.86/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured an orange-like gold with decent head and lace and a funky aroma, some spice and citric notes, and a little bit of spice and yeast but not much else in the fruit department. Taste is more of the same as a smooth, light to medium bodied beer passes my tongue with moderate spiciness, citric hop and light/tropical fruit flavors. Not much sweetness but beer is lively with lots of carbonation. I enjoyed this beer; consider it a simple saison that complements a warm day.

08-18-2013 21:38:44 | More by clayrock81
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

08-18-2013 15:05:19 | More by JTomczak
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +10.7%

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber color with a billowy "Belgian" head that webs the tulip with lacing

Smell: Toffee malt, with a range of spice (clove, apple/cinnamon, banana spice cake)

Taste: The toffee malt bursts forward, bringing the aromatic spice flavors along to build toward the middle; a touch of funk arrives, after the swallow, along with a vinous character the lingers into the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A Saison verging on a Dubbel, this beer has a lot of complexity; the more you contemplate it, the more it surprises you

08-16-2013 00:20:41 | More by brentk56
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2013 22:02:18 | More by dsshuck
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2013 18:28:40 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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SupremePie

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2013 13:22:31 | More by SupremePie
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Snowrs

Indiana

3/5  rDev -23.7%

08-10-2013 20:11:24 | More by Snowrs
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-10-2013 07:25:38 | More by oriolesfan4
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danwho

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-10-2013 02:49:20 | More by danwho
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deereless

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-08-2013 01:12:19 | More by deereless
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csurowiec

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-07-2013 09:30:55 | More by csurowiec
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-07-2013 01:23:29 | More by vermilcj
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-06-2013 23:25:37 | More by Boone757
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NickBeery

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-05-2013 00:36:00 | More by NickBeery
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atr2605

New York

4.09/5  rDev +4.1%

A-pours a cloudy straw yellow with a fizzy white head with decent retention
S-spicy, lemon zest, yeasty
T-nice and spicy mixed with some more bright citrus combined with a distinct saison yeast characteristic and finishes with more spice on the palate
M-light medium bodied
O-pretty solid and straightforward. I didn't enjoy it as much as some other stuff from Stillwater but still very enjoyable

08-04-2013 21:34:10 | More by atr2605
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Ri0

Wisconsin

4.08/5  rDev +3.8%

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel tulip

A - It's a darker shade of yellow (like a ripe inside of a mango) with a 1.5 finger bright white head. Fades quickly and leaves a collar around the glass. Not much for lacing.

S - I can pick on the spice right away. Nice amounts of straw, bread, yeast, and some light citrus, lemon and orange.

T - Boom, this is the most spicy Saison I have had, but it is nicely balanced. Some yeast and bread with plenty of lemon and citrus. Straw, clove, grass. Ends with a pepper kick.

M - Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Spicy and dry on the finish.

O - Very nice Saison with a ton of spice. It is well balanced. Nick was nice enough to send it my way.

08-04-2013 17:40:37 | More by Ri0
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-04-2013 17:00:20 | More by Rekrule
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swimfire

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-04-2013 02:29:13 | More by swimfire
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-03-2013 19:17:41 | More by mikeburd1128
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev -4.3%

poured into tulip glass.

Appearance: Golden yellow bodied beer with slight haze to it. 1 full finger of bone white head that drops down to a thin ring. Spotty lacing.

Smell: Grainy, fruity, floral, and very yeasty. Clove and bananas. Strong notes of spicy purfume.

Taste: slight sweetness that is yeast forward and fruity with mostly bananas. Gritty and grainy. Mid palate white pepper and cloves. Very earthy and a little bit floral. Strong finish of perfume, wheat malts, and moderate hop bitterness tasting of grass and lemons zest.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Super clean and bright beer. A touch of booze. It is also hearty and rustic in character. Dry finish on this beer as well.

Overall: I like this beer, but the perfume flavor is really distracting. I really loved this beer as a base beer that is put into barrels. I have tried the stateside saison that was aged in chardonnay barrels and that beer was awesome!

08-03-2013 12:11:57 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.44/5  rDev -12.5%

A decent offering from a brewery I haven't been overly impressed with in the past.

A: cloudy golden yellow with a little lacing
S: citrusy and a little bit of yeast
T: lemony and tart, but with a hop back that makes the beer more drinkable than it would otherwise be. Decent carbonation. Taste belies a bit the almost 7% ABV.
M: light dry pull after the tartness that doesn't last too long.
O: not going on my must have again, but I wouldn't shy away from it either. Little too tart up front, but that fades quickly into a fine beer.

08-02-2013 22:34:41 | More by cjgiant
Stateside Saison from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 732 ratings.