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Autumnal - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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85
very good

203 Ratings
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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This deep amber hued ale takes it’s inspiration from Germany while still nodding to the Belgian farmhouse tradition. The base is comprised of German two-row, wheat, Cara-Munich, and roasted barley. Generously hopped with a blend of Perle, Spalt, and Hallertau Mittelfrüh and fermented with a rustic Belgian farmhouse ale yeast. These elements together provide a melange of earth and fruit aromas backed with hints of caramel with a dry clean finish.

(Beer added by: timtim on 10-12-2010)
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-23-2013 05:03:55 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-22-2013 03:58:53 | More by Haybeerman
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-21-2013 00:04:52 | More by Boone757
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.8%

some of the best beer ive had from Stillwater yet. this red saison is entirely unique, perfect for fall. it has a deep brick red color, rusty almost, with a jovial white head over an inch tall in my new globe. dense looking, it needs light to show red. the nose and flavor are both excellent as well. both exude strong and interesting Belgian yeast, and the malt profile works so well with it. semisweet, hopped well enough too. harvest vibes abound with this, its earthy and dank. the mix of red malt and saison yeast needs to become a little more popular, such a lovely combination. for how many saison types Stillwater makes, they are all so different from one another, a testament to their competence and creativity. fuller body on this, makes it a slow sipper, and it only improves with temperature. a patient brew, to be contemplated and discussed. one of the most intriguing fall seasonals this year.

11-15-2013 01:56:14 | More by StonedTrippin
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Gambrinus1184

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-10-2013 19:31:02 | More by Gambrinus1184
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

11-08-2013 16:38:14 | More by MacStinson
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davegray

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-07-2013 08:50:56 | More by davegray
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-05-2013 04:54:04 | More by KStark
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jjboesen

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19%

11-04-2013 00:38:08 | More by jjboesen
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od_sf

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-31-2013 01:33:49 | More by od_sf
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minterro

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev -2.1%

Bought from a liquor mart store in Denver, CO on Colorado ave.

Bottled on 08/26/13. Pour into a snifter. Paired with pizza.

A&S: Caramel tones with some mild yeasty funk. Unique but not as complex as I expected. Bright white head that doesn't hang around very long. Dark garnet-brown colored beer (much darker then I expected).

T&M: Very similar to the aroma (caramel and yeasty funk). The 'funk' consists of mostly spiciness. A touch of bubblegum as the bottom yeast is added. Only getting a little fruit in the finish. Pretty sharp carbonation bite, mediumish bodied.

Overall: nothing special, but still good and unique. Probably my least favorite I have tried from this company so far.

10-22-2013 03:02:07 | More by minterro
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flyingmick

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-17-2013 02:05:26 | More by flyingmick
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-15-2013 04:11:09 | More by pathman
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-14-2013 23:43:52 | More by MarkyMOD
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Irish57

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-13-2013 23:53:23 | More by Irish57
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-11-2013 06:07:18 | More by zestar
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-08-2013 00:45:53 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Cooker_stp

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

10-01-2013 13:47:52 | More by Cooker_stp
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-30-2013 21:15:10 | More by Kegatron
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-29-2013 01:28:17 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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scotv

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-28-2013 01:03:35 | More by scotv
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-19-2013 05:40:43 | More by vermilcj
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-09-2013 23:34:48 | More by ncelauro
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-30-2013 18:59:47 | More by Hopheadhiker
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Libationguy

Nevada

4.06/5  rDev +7.4%

Slightly hazy copper color with amber hues. Off-white 2-finger head with medium+ retention. Carbonation is aggressive.

Toasted malt, coriander, semi-dried black fruits, orange peel, vanilla and nugat.

Dates, coriander, citrus zest, mocha, marzipan, nugat and lightly caramelized malt.

Medium+ bodied with a clean feel to the palate. Slight bitterness in the finish is helping to keep everything clean. Beer is over carbonated though.

Interesting beer with a lot of this happening. Would like to see an easing in the beers carbonation though.

08-30-2013 18:46:23 | More by Libationguy
Autumnal from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
85 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.