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Stillwater / Mikkeller Two Gypsies: Our Side - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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89
very good

283 Ratings
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 12
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Mikkel and Brian are two of the world's most unconventional brewers. By designing beers at various breweries around the globe, they have found the freedom to experiment and innovate, resulting in unique beers that often blur the lines of definition. After having met at a festival in Bodegraven, NL the two realized that their first creations both were called Stateside. It was then an obvious decision to make the two recipes into a new product, packed full of piney, resinous hops, and backed by the esters of a farmhouse yeast strain.

(Beer added by: tbrown4 on 01-05-2011)
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Corkpuller

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +26.3%

04-26-2012 19:32:19 | More by Corkpuller
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

5/5  rDev +26.3%

11-29-2011 22:09:02 | More by ucsbmullet
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +26.3%

12-16-2011 22:43:37 | More by HopStoopid120
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mrshoes

Georgia

5/5  rDev +26.3%

11-19-2011 01:29:37 | More by mrshoes
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John11486

California

5/5  rDev +26.3%

02-09-2012 22:11:02 | More by John11486
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PthPndr

Florida

5/5  rDev +26.3%

12-09-2011 23:11:54 | More by PthPndr
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JayS2629

Alabama

4.83/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This poured a semi-cloudy orange-amber with a fluffy white head that retained well and left sea foam lacing.

The aroma was amazing, full, rich, complex malt profiles of biscuit, sourdough, and a touch of caramel and honey. Some nice farmhouse funk and floral qualities peek through with estery, bright fruits of green apple and pear. This melts nicely and naturally into a spicy blend of citrus, orange, pineapple and a touch of pine and grass. Very complex and interesting hop profile rides on top of a rich, complex maltiness.

The taste follows the nose with sourdough, honey, caramel and other fresh baked bread qualities. A touch of sugar and funky yeast, floral and wet hey notes. Lots of bright fruit from apple, pear to orange and pineapple. Great citrus hop profile with a touch of pine sap blends beautifully. Nothing over the top or overly pungent, but great balanced blend.

Slighly creamy, smooth, rich and slightly oily. Crisp, refreshing and delicious. An awesome beer!

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2011 01:42:51 | More by JayS2629
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geoperez

Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

07-01-2014 16:04:51 | More by geoperez
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

04-03-2012 00:59:48 | More by jlogan7
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augie1bs

California

4.7/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my favorites. Recommend that you drink this one around 45 degrees - not too cold. Has a light belgium appearance with a smooth head when poured. Fruity taste, but not too much of a citrus finish. If you like belgiums, but not too light of a taste, then this is a great option.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 02:06:03 | More by augie1bs
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joecast

Australia

4.6/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

And another beer received from a generous Aussie BA, Mr Kennedy

Looks absolutely fantastic in a stemmed Mikkeller glass. Gorgeous white lacing, light reddish gold with medium high carbonation. Very inviting.

Very well managed yeast and hop character on the nose. Light peppery spice, a bit herbal, clove like, and some tangerine hops to finish. Each part plays well into the next.

Gentle Belgian yeast sits in the background. Light clean malt. Hop character is restrained and doesn't cloud the issues. Excellent.

Wow! Blown away. Leaves an impression on the scale of a big RIS.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2012 10:16:20 | More by joecast
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StaEva

Pennsylvania

4.58/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Incredible hazy golden color with a decent 2 finger marshmallow head. Smells of beautiful citrusy-hops, extremely fresh fruity/bready yeast aromas, lots of clean citrus fruits, just a touch of grassy earth in the nose. When I drink this beer, I can't stop smelling it, the whole way through I never get tired of the aroma. One of, if not THE best smelling beers I've ever had.

Taste is parallel to the aromatic notes, but with more citrus-malt in the middle, and a touch of crisp pear or apple hidden in there as well...very faint. Incredible medium-light on the mouth, lots of effervescence to keep it crisp and refreshing on the palate—good clean mild hop finish. Easy to drink and smooth.

I love this beer. I don't know how to classify it, and like all Stillwater ales it has a hybrid quality to it. Almost like an earthy and mild IPA with more citrus-malt in the front . This might be my absolute favorite beer. Worth savoring and worth going out of your way to find.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2011 02:18:42 | More by StaEva
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ccrida

Oregon

4.55/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a goblet, Our Side is a hazy dull gold with a big frothy barely off-white head with nice last

Smell is great, wow! Classic mineral pith and lemon-lime esters accentuated by the hop citrus, a hint of spice.

Taste is really nice, I'm really liking this beer, a great balance of classic saison esters, yeasty, bready, citrus, with plenty of hops, oily, herbal, citrus, resin, a little peanut. Very nice take on the style.

Mouthfeel is slick, dry, medium-light.

Drinkability is high. I love this beer. Awesome, and not even that over-priced - for a gyspy collab beer bottled in 750s!

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2011 01:48:34 | More by ccrida
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.53/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the otherside- pouts. Hazy golden orange with a one finger head, nice retention, no lacing.

Smell is wonderful- some nice tart wild yeast smell, a little sweet pale malt and a little citrus hops (barely noticeable).

Taste is consistent with smell- nice tartness, well balanced with sweet pale malt, taken over by citrus hops towards the end; lemony.

Mouthfeel is also excellent- nice light body with exceptional carbonation. This is a great beer and you should get it if you can.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2012 02:06:30 | More by Hopdaemon39
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-05-2012 18:11:29 | More by PaBeerLover
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

golden amber color with a huge, towering head of white that refused to part ways no matter what you did. Really just superb looking with tons of lacing down the sides of the glass and a rich and proper looking appearence. Nice elements of light clove, peach, hints of grain and fresh grasses and a nice little spicey punch to it. Warming brings out the wonderful light tart notes through the air that carry over so well into the flavor. Not over done at all, in fact it seemed to fit perfectly as the mellow sourness played off of the rich grainy and frsh flavor. Smooth, subtle and soft, this just worked on every level it possibly could have.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2011 02:08:01 | More by mikesgroove
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

02-13-2012 21:20:57 | More by mendvicdog
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csustar001

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-22-2012 11:11:25 | More by csustar001
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mchodge13

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-12-2012 01:37:37 | More by mchodge13
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dprophet

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-22-2012 09:30:38 | More by dprophet
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-06-2012 20:16:38 | More by Texasfan549
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

09-17-2012 02:03:50 | More by ILiveOffHops
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timtim

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

cask only sneak peak tonight. hazy honey amber with a nice head that held and left very nice lace. nose is a stateside stateside hybrid as promised. big, floral, citric, fruity hop aroma with only the faintest hint of soft caramel on top of yeasty peppery spicy esters and toasty/biscuity/mild pilsnerish malt notes. this is the cask version, so the flavors are laid out pretty straightforwardly in the taste with spice, fruit, malt, and earth ringing out harmoniously. i can just imagine how yum the popping bubbly version will be. mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. this beer screams awesome. best collaboration so far in 2011.

Serving type: cask

01-05-2011 02:39:15 | More by timtim
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nickthegun12

Alabama

4.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

omg this is some good....beer!...to say the least!...from the guy that makes flawless beer....yet here is another one in that mold!

pours a huge over carbonated head, true to style, dark orange in color....

smells like maybe french saison yeast...i can smell a dry hop on this one too....

taste is hopped perfectly!...im sure thanks to mikkeller...almost an intense citrus taste...perfect!

feel is creamy slightly dry

overall this one lives up to expectation!....good job

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 22:33:15 | More by nickthegun12
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Cadebro

Maine

4.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours an enormous amount of head that fades to leave splotchy lacing and a hazy copper color.

S- Smells of yeast, citrus, bubblegum and saison funk.

T- Piney hop flavor with citrus and farmhouse yeast. The flavors are too many to capture leaving each taste an adventure.

M- A refreshing and crisp mouthfeel for a hoppy saison. The carbonation is high which balances out the dense flavor and medium body.

O- This beer has a crazy amount of flavors and aromas and the high carbonation, which makes pouring a challenge, brings up the drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 23:13:09 | More by Cadebro
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Stillwater / Mikkeller Two Gypsies: Our Side from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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