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Stillwater / Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
88
very good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | 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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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

04-29-2014 20:35:06 | More by atrocity
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TGanyone

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-27-2014 02:50:31 | More by TGanyone
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-04-2014 22:56:35 | More by Mebuzzard
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POTABLE83

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-26-2014 04:19:09 | More by POTABLE83
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-15-2014 21:43:29 | More by nmann08
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phils93rul

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

02-15-2014 21:21:03 | More by phils93rul
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alelover

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-13-2014 03:27:37 | More by alelover
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.48/5  rDev -11.2%

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!

02-08-2014 23:47:10 | More by ChainGangGuy
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chuckv

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-06-2014 10:19:22 | More by chuckv
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

12-26-2013 01:40:27 | More by hooliganlife
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yukoncornelius

Maine

4/5  rDev +2%

12-12-2013 19:11:49 | More by yukoncornelius
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

4.11/5  rDev +4.8%

Poured from the bottle a cloudy nectarine color with one finger of white head. No lacing to speak of.

Aroma opened with a bit of skunkiness which shortly faded followed by yeast, a musty barnyard funk, pear, candy sugar and coriander.

Bright taste with pear, yeast, coriander, black pepper, candy sugar, table cracker and spearmint. Finished clean.

Medium bodied and a bit dry with a moderate carbonation.

An interesting and quite tasty Farmhouse ale by Stillwater. A must try.

12-11-2013 21:38:25 | More by Monkeyknife
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.51/5  rDev +15.1%

perhaps the best saison ive ever had, and I don't say that lightly. this is absolutely fantastic stuff. it has a hazy pale rusty yellow color to it, with more yeast the lower you go in the bottle. the head is massive, bright white and rising well above the rim of a wine glass. beautiful stuff with plenty of sediment. the nose is funky farmy yeasty, just what I want in a saison. the grain bill is a little more complex than some, with the spelt and all, but I don't immediately detect its contribution, just the weight. the flavor is profound, its perfectly balanced and layered. grain forward but there is so much more then simple wheat here. the yeast too is unique and strong, giving the beer a real outdoorsy feel, autumnal for sure, and just as funky as can be, tart but not sour in any way. as carbonated as any beer out there, ultra light champagne bubbles make this dry as can be, and awfully quick finishing for the style. it lightens it up a lot, and makes me with I had ten or twelve more bottles in the fridge. this is easily the best Stillwater beer ive had too. there is an authenticity to this that is not often seen. I absolutely love it and recommend it highly.

12-03-2013 17:44:41 | More by StonedTrippin
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rEBELlION

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2013 02:49:40 | More by rEBELlION
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

11-05-2013 02:10:29 | More by Syracuse12
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

10-28-2013 14:08:08 | More by MSandahl23
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-03-2013 00:59:05 | More by ummswimmin
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Hopswagger

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +0.8%

P: Highly effervescent pale straw body with a slight haze and a massive wall if sparkling wine head. Superb retention like a mountain of snow.

S: Green bottle skunk, pilsner malt, grains of paradise, black pepper, coriander, honey and delicious yeast.

T/M: Raw grains, black pepper, coriander, delicious belgian yeast, grains of paradise, green apples, apricot, metal, faint bubble gum and unsalted crackers. Floral and leafy overall a really naturally rustic flavor. Silky smooth body with surprisingly timid carbonation that finishes crisp and dry.

O: Great rustic balance with a subtle sweet and funk. This is super easy drinking and the yeast was balanced and complimenting. I really enjoyed this collaboration. Cheers!

09-29-2013 22:13:23 | More by Hopswagger
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +0.8%

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pours a slightly hazy bright copper body with a violent carbonation from the nucleation point supporting a boiling snow white head.

S- The notes of fruity esters and a slight sweet cereal note and a flinty character comes through as it finishes.

T- The nice dry dried fruit saison yeast ester leads to a bitter pith and some pale malt dried fruit flavors in the finish.

M- Medium mouthfeel has a full scrubbing fizz that scrubs the flavor in the finish.

O- The nice dried fruit flavors with a touch of sweetness is covered by fizz and it is pretty tasty but not worth the $9.00 for 12 oz. bottle.

09-23-2013 21:02:17 | More by rhoadsrage
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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-19-2013 05:15:51 | More by Jtrigonis
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-11-2013 00:11:03 | More by pathman
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-10-2013 13:40:19 | More by mendvicdog
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almightyme3

New York

4.45/5  rDev +13.5%

A good solid saison. One thing to mention is that it's very "up front" with the bitterness and carbonation. Although I appreciate nicely carbonated saison this one may be a little too much in the beginning. It's a great yeasty smell and funky/bitter taste as any good saison should be. Aftertaste is not as good and balanced as that of saison DuPont for example but nevertheless it is a true saison and a very good one at that. Underrated by the community in my opinion. Pricey but I won't hesitate to have it again.

09-10-2013 05:57:49 | More by almightyme3
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

09-09-2013 04:21:20 | More by MarkyMOD
Stillwater / Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.