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Stateside Saison - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
88
very good

729 Ratings
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Ratings: 729
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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kylehay2004

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-17-2013 03:08:47 | More by kylehay2004
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-16-2013 19:54:24 | More by wdarcy77
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nickfl

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-16-2013 01:56:52 | More by nickfl
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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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chippo33

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

03-13-2013 23:31:17 | More by chippo33
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-11-2013 04:48:05 | More by spycow
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-07-2013 21:14:57 | More by alysmith4
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-07-2013 19:02:42 | More by orangesol
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.74/5  rDev -4.8%

a very clean copper pour with 2 fingers of bright white head which dissipated slowly - great retention. smells of lemongrass, bell peppers, and wheat. not too impressed on the nose. the flavor is typical saison.. a bit on the bitter side. very peppery, lots of yeast flavor, earthy dirt-like bitterness, bready, lemongrass. the bitterness makes it pretty rough on the palate. medium in body with high carbonation.

this is a decent saison. i think personally, it would be a bit better if it weren't so bitter. when combined with the high carbonation, the bitterness just smashes the palate with a dirt like taste that makes this beer kind of hard to drink.

03-07-2013 18:25:56 | More by facundoCNB
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-03-2013 02:51:08 | More by GennyCreamAle
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nh2032

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-23-2013 02:39:15 | More by nh2032
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.31/5  rDev +9.7%

Poured into a snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a hazy orangeish amber with a full three fingers worth of white bumpy head that soon pops away to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of surface foam varying in thickness. Thick sudsy lacing sticks to the glass. As the last of the bottle is poured into the glass, a very noticeable amount of sediment is present creating a much more murky body.

S- Rich, effervescent saison yeast aroma that's a bit spicy and floral. A hint of soap and hops plus some fruit notes like orange, lemon and papaya.

T- Taste is an assortment of tropical fruit, yeast and mildly bitter flavors. Goes down smooth and easy for its ABV which is nearing 7%. Plenty of coriander-like spice, maybe even some jasmine plus some lemongrass.

M- Sharp, prickly feel from the medium-high carbonation is pretty much spot-on for the style and it has a lightish body. With the last bits of the bottle, a chalkier feel is produced by an increased amount of yeast sediment in the drink.

O- This is a bit better than Cellar Door IMO. So glad they started distributing to Florida.

02-23-2013 01:35:58 | More by Immortale25
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-21-2013 03:02:48 | More by t0rin0
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-18-2013 21:41:13 | More by JohnK17
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LambicKing

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-16-2013 21:22:43 | More by LambicKing
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-16-2013 15:07:16 | More by DrFunkenstein
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Snarf103

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-12-2013 05:24:58 | More by Snarf103
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-11-2013 18:05:03 | More by Hanzo
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-10-2013 17:56:33 | More by yourefragile
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-09-2013 22:46:52 | More by Sludgeman
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socon67

New York

3.91/5  rDev -0.5%

A - Golden pour with a bubbly white foam on top. Some lacing is noted. Hazy look to the beer.

S - Citrus notes of lemon and other fruit scents are there. Slight musky smell of damp grains is present.

T - Tartness of lemon with a small hint of peppery spice. Tangy yeast strain gives the finish a puckering bite. More of a fruity saison than the typical style.

M - Smooth feel, medium bodied saison. Carbonation is minor and less than appearance. Slick oily feel.

O - First crack at Stillwater and I enjoyed this. A good farmhouse ale for the warmer months.

01-30-2013 04:25:50 | More by socon67
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-23-2013 21:58:01 | More by PHBoiler
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Brew33

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-22-2013 18:57:50 | More by Brew33
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NorCalYeti

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-19-2013 17:06:09 | More by NorCalYeti
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Pinknuggets

Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev +2%

On tap to worthy burger sniffer

A: golden honey totally see through with a big fluffy white head that goes away quickly but leaves solid lacing

S:you eat some of the farmhouse smell you expect from saisons but not pungent. On the other hand you can definitely smell the hops

T:fairly hoppy for a saison but I like it that way there is hints of that farmhouse taste but it is more light then bold

M: oily and pretty smooth with a crisp bite but does seem a little thin/watery very drinkable for

O: this is a decent saison but nothing to go crazy over needs more flavor and smell but pretty good drinkable beer worth a try if its not an effort

01-19-2013 14:08:05 | More by Pinknuggets
Stateside Saison from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.