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Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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195 Ratings
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 9
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
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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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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
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-20-2013 16:15:23 | More by CDCNAM
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JakeDebus

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-09-2013 17:11:51 | More by JakeDebus
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-07-2013 13:08:40 | More by starrdogg
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C20Percent

Virginia

4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a gold color with a big bubbly white head of foam on top. Mighty bubbly.

S: Strong floral smells. Citrus. Fruits. Honey. Reminds me of a white wine. Sweet.

T: Spices -- rye, maybe -- lemons. Fruits. Flowers. Honey. Peppery?

M: Bold carbonation. Pretty smooth for a Farmhouse Ale. Bonus.

O: If you like this style, then you'll probably really like this beer. I'm not a huge Saison / Farmhouse Ale. I like the spices. Like the smell. Good brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 16:56:55 | More by C20Percent
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap a bright golden color with two fingers of sticky white head. Nice amounts of lacing left behind.

Aroma of floral and herbal hoppy notes along with white pepper, clove, and a bit of yeast and honey.

The taste was very nice with the hoppy floral and herbal notes along with the clove, pepper, and yeast notes from the aroma. Finished clean/

Medium bodied and smooth with a moderate carbonation.

A very nice Saison from Stillwater. A must try.

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2013 01:11:26 | More by Monkeyknife
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jsanford

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-08-2013 23:54:51 | More by jsanford
Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
87 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.