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

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tbrown4 on 01-05-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Dry hopped in the cask, with french oak chips added.
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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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3.53/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Max's.

The beer pours a honey amber color with good head retention and lacing. The nose showcases light ice tea and hint of vanilla... not getting a whole lot else. The flavor profile replicates the nose, but has a bit more of a hoppy bitter character, which I like. I think the oak aging has tamed considerably the normal amont of hoppy bitterness I get in this beer. Also, while the flavor profile is attractive, it really tales off on the finish, and the beer has at most a light to medium bodied profile. The beer is smooth and somewhat prickly on the finish, with just a hint of sour and light bitterness.

A decent beer, but no better than that I'm afraid. Think I prefer the regular version of this beer.

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4.75/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

From Baltimore Sun article: "collaborative gypsy ale, is a mix of Stillwater Artisanal Ales' Stateside Saison and Mikkeller Stateside IPA."

Max's (Baltimore) on release day.

A - pours light copper, opaque, thin white fluffy head

S - light earthy and oak aroma

T - piney hop notes, slight spiced flavors, excellent oak notes, light vanilla

M - very fine carb feel, creamy lightly coating the mouth

D - Quite easy to drink. No alcohol hints to be found.

This version I found to be far superior to the non-oaked version (http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/22150/65050).

Brian is really on to something here. Cheers to more fine brews and excellent collaborations.

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4.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on cask tonight at the sneak peak cask-only showing of stillwater/mikkeller collaboration "Our Side" (or Gypsy Juice). Big, juicy, piney, citric, earthy hop character backed by toasty/peppery spicy with vanilla and wood intermingling seamlessly. mouthfeel is much fuller, and sweetness is accentuated. awesome!!

Stillwater / Mikkeller Two Gypsies: Our Side - French Oak from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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