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Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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87
very good

201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | FT: 2
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Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
It’s my pleasure to present a collaboration with The Brewer’s Art. A Baltimore institution that helped to pioneer the Belgian beer movement in the States. Brewed with a combination of Spelt & Rye, accented with a blend of Heather, Honeysuckle, and Hyssop. The result is a rustic farmhouse ale displaying earthy tones & floral characteristics while maintaining intricate balance.

(Beer added by: StaEva on 06-14-2011)
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wanderlust389

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-26-2013 20:49:34 | More by wanderlust389
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an slightly hazed effervescent amber with a thumb of cream colored head. Great lacing & head retention

S: Wet cereal, pears & appleskins & honeysuckle

T: Pears, whitegrapes, appleskins & spelt up front, ever so slight pineapple flavor. Damp grain, pineapples, lemons & pears as this warms, with some grapefruit boozey notes & leafy hops. Finishes dry with pineapple, white grape, apricots & leafy hops

MF: Slightly coarse, soft carbonation light bodied

An alright Saison, but not close to one of the better ones from Stillwater as far as overall drinkability & taste goes. Had the potential for greatness...

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 05:19:35 | More by russpowell
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ncelauro

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-07-2013 00:07:23 | More by ncelauro
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joel66

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-04-2013 17:24:02 | More by joel66
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BalancingBrooms

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

09-02-2013 04:11:14 | More by BalancingBrooms
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GPHarris

Alabama

4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a three-fingers thick fluffy, rocky, off-white head into a tulip glass that left thin sheeting and good lacing throughout. the body was a hazy, bubbly amber color.
s - floral and sweet like honey and fruit.
t - floral, bready, earthy, fruity.
m - slightly bubbly.
o - another complex and delicious saison from stillwater.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2013 14:01:40 | More by GPHarris
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-26-2013 02:44:03 | More by KVNBGRY
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nickfl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-24-2013 21:46:35 | More by nickfl
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C_S

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-22-2013 18:13:16 | More by C_S
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PorterLambic

Florida

3.35/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Arrives a faintly hazy, light honey color with a quickly retreating white head.
Smell is malt, hops, clove, banana and a hint of yeast. Decent balance.
Taste is much the same: clove, banana, malt, light hops and just a whiff of wheat.
Just under medium body, lighter effervescence than expected. Lightly drying as well. A decent saison but no St. Somewhere.

Serving type: on-tap

08-16-2013 00:07:29 | More by PorterLambic
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Libationguy

Nevada

4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy medium straw color with orange and copper hues. Pillowy off-white 2-finger head with medium retention.

Clean nose that still has a strong sense of carbonation even after the beer has sat in the glass fior a few minutes. Orange zest, coriander, lemon zest, light grains, lemon zest.

The palate has a wonderful density: rich lightly roasted malt, roasted hazelnuts, cashews, lemon peel, coriander, white pepper. Just enough bitterness to balance any sweetness from the malt.

Medium+ bodied, with a warm richness and a very mild warmth from the alcohol. Very slight wateriness on the finish. Bitterness becomes a little more exposed in the aftertaste, but is not at all unpleasant.

Very enjoyable. Carbonation softens a little on the palate. Five minutes in the glass before starting on this beer helps.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 17:57:49 | More by Libationguy
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-23-2013 00:33:44 | More by Syracuse12
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-19-2013 17:11:49 | More by xdefeatsy
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VictoriaAnne

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-06-2013 07:21:29 | More by VictoriaAnne
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Robdrinx

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-04-2013 18:17:52 | More by Robdrinx
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beerist

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-30-2013 12:41:15 | More by beerist
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-25-2013 08:51:30 | More by jaxon53
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-16-2013 00:52:39 | More by gshackles
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-14-2013 02:45:23 | More by PEIhop
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jklecko2

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-13-2013 16:32:17 | More by jklecko2
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harrymel

Washington

3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Bottled: unk

Hazy corn colored with a solid sheet of whites. Nice saison nose, some grain, some pear, clay, soil, grass, hay and old Willamette hops. The intense carbonation veils the flavors of sweet grain, yam, hibiscus, some pear, some nice yeast flavors. Full bodied with insanely hi carb and a dry finish. The beer is really nice, tone down the carb and we have a real winner.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 07:13:44 | More by harrymel
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-09-2013 20:18:12 | More by Boone757
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-08-2013 22:25:12 | More by cfinch2
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-07-2013 16:13:53 | More by DeutschesBier
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-22-2013 23:41:19 | More by buckyp
Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
87 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.