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Debauched (Import Series Vol. 5) - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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very good

95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 9
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with whole juniper bushes, farmhouse ale yeast (brettanomyces) and a touch of smoke. Like a Viking Saison, yeah.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 10-09-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ummswimmin, Sep 07, 2014
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DrBier, Aug 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Punisher, Aug 06, 2014
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GRG1313, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Lovely85, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

DaPan, Jul 12, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +6.8%

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Moderate gusher upon opening. Pours slightly hazy bright gold color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big lemon, pear, apple, juniper, clove, pepper, hay, straw, grass, wheat, bread, musty funk, light wood smoke, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy/funky yeast, juniper, pale malt, and light smoke notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, juniper, clove, pepper, hay, straw, grass, herbal, wood smoke, wheat, bread, light musty funk, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy yeast spiciness and some slight tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, clove, pepper, juniper, hay, straw, grass, herbal, wheat, bread, light wood smoke, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of fruity/spicy/funky yeast, juniper, pale malt, and moderate smoke flavors; with a great malt/yeast/spice balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent smoked/juniper saison. All around great complexity and balance of fruity/spicy/funky yeast, juniper, pale malt, and moderate smoke flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

elliottpen, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

ToddHolder, Jun 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

acurtis, Jun 15, 2014
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sbangs, Jun 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

jmccraney, May 30, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1%

Pours a pale yellow with minimal head retention. The nose is yeasty with notes of citrus. Comes on with yeast. It's tart but light on the tongue with medium to high carbonation. It finishes sweet and smooth.

I'm not a huge saison fan but this was fairly drinkable and enjoyable.

JerseyHopHead, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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jaydoc, May 19, 2014
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mmulebarn, May 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Sammy, May 09, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

22oz bottle, cost $10

Pours a hazy pale gold, thin foam head with mild lacing.

Smells is fresh cut grass, citrus.

Taste follows smell with crisp lemon and grass up front. A little orange peel, sour wheat and some mild barnyard funk and maybe some peppercorn. Refreshing and goes down smooth.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp, ABV is well hidden and beers goes down

Overall, a good refreshing farmhouse ale with crisp flavors. Perfect for summer time, but overpriced at $10 a bottle.

deschutes_fan, Apr 26, 2014
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Debauched (Import Series Vol. 5) from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
86 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.