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Stillwater / Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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88
very good

147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A classic Belgian farmhouse ale brewed with estate grown barley & raw spelt. Crafted at one of Belgium's most self sustaining farmhouse breweries.

(Beer added by: avalon07 on 01-28-2012)
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andrewinski1

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip. There is a large fluffy sticky white head. The color is light golden.

The aroma has some nice apricot mixed with some pepper. There is a nice floral aroma here as well.

The floral aroma translates into the taste as well. There is a nice slightly spicy orange candy taste as well. Some grassy hops are evident towards the finish. All the flavors are nicely balanced.

The body is light to medium. There is nice fluffy carbonation. This is a tasty saison that is great if you like floral saisons.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 04:07:40 | More by andrewinski1
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

375 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy bright gold color with a 2-3 finger fairly dense and rocky white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, black pepper, clove, herbal, straw, grass, toast, bread, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, black pepper, clove, herbal, straw, grass, toast, bread, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of crisp peppery spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, pear, apple, black pepper, clove, hay, straw, grass, toast, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a god bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast flavor 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 great. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent saison. All around great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 03:43:14 | More by superspak
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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California

4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a green 375 ml bottle.

A - Medium straw color with orange highlights. Cloudy, but not opaque. Huge volumes of bubbles constantly rise through the beer. The head was initially thick and active, almost overflowing the glass, but then it quickly disappeared to nothing. No lacing either.

S - Lots of complex aromas. Bready malt, lemon, black pepper, sweet sugar, lightly musty leather.

T - Strong grassy hops initially, then smooth bready malt arrives in mid-palate. Slightly sweet finish. Across the palate there is a strong layer of herbs and spices. The strongest are lemon zest and black pepper, but there are other elements that are not as easily identifiable. Overall clean but deep levels of flavor.

M - Medium body. Some mouthcoating sweetness, but finish is only slightly sweet. Full, prickly carbonation. Light alcohol presence. Medium to high hops bitterness.

O - This is a great saison in the classic tradition. No flaws; clean flavors and lots of depth.

Serving type: bottle

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Oklahoma

4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A pure, white and woolly head fills the glass quickly and settles atop a bright orange brew.

Prominent barnyard and spicy notes flow unapologetically. Distinct notes of Belgian yeast, light fruits (pear, orange, lemon) also tickle the nose.

Oh so fruity throughout with orange zest, more pear, and green apple juxtaposing other and various sour fruits, yeast and spice.

Dry all the way through with a slight chalkiness. Somewhat biscuity. Medium-bodied with a hint of the alcohol.

Delicious and flavorful and not much more you can ask for.

Serving type: bottle

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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Georgia

3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

375ml bottle - $6.98 at Sherlock's in Marietta, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a hazy, bright yellow body with a stiff, expanding, white head that never quite fizzles out.

Smell: Yeast, earthy nose, with spicy, herbal, cracked, gently toasted grain tones, like spice and grains discarded in a basement with a thin drip of fruit and citrus juice.

Taste: Rustic, coarse yet smooth grains layered with tastes of biscuits, sourdough, sliced pear, light banana, white pepper, and a coating of musty, earthy yeast. Restrained sweetness. Floral, clove-dosed citrus juice. Minerally. Spicy, dry, effervescent finish with a hint of white grapeskin.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Well-carbonated.

Overall: A yeast quaffer if there ever was one!

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Stillwater / Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.