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Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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86
very good

270 Ratings
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Ratings: 270
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 12
Gots: 25 | 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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3.3/5  rDev -13.8%

12 oz bottle. Complex floral and herbal flavor is more appealing than the rather yeasty/funky aroma. Medium-full body with good carbonation.

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3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pokal.

Appearance
Golden with a short had that recedes immediately. Slightly hazy with lively carbonation.

Nose
Caramelized grains, potpourri, pink peppercorn, and lemongrass.

Taste
Caramel covered grains with some breadiness and dollops of honey. Potpourri, pink peppercorn, and lavender. Lemon zest and a bright floral character.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, crisp, off-dry, and refreshing.

Overall
Spicy, floral, and very refreshing. A nice Bière de Garde.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle courtesy of mwrecording pours a lightly hazed gold with a firm cap of white head. Good retention and average lace.

Nose is peaches, apricots, bready yeast and lightly tropical hops.

Taste is nice and yeasty, I would believe it if someone told me this was brewed in Belgium. A superb crackery, light malt base - super dry with a little hop bite to round things out. This is a fantastic beer, I would absolutely love to have another sometime very soon.

Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
86 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.