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Stillwater / Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
88
very good

161 Ratings
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
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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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

BDeibs, May 10, 2014
Photo of stephens101
4.21/5  rDev +7.7%
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.

stephens101, May 08, 2014
Photo of CB_Crowe
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

CB_Crowe, May 05, 2014
Photo of atrocity
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of TGanyone
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

TGanyone, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Mebuzzard, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of POTABLE83
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

POTABLE83, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

nmann08, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of phils93rul
4/5  rDev +2.3%

phils93rul, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of alelover
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

alelover, Feb 13, 2014
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.48/5  rDev -11%
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!

ChainGangGuy, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of chuckv
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

chuckv, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of hooliganlife
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

hooliganlife, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of yukoncornelius
4/5  rDev +2.3%

yukoncornelius, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of Monkeyknife
4.11/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Monkeyknife, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.51/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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.

StonedTrippin, Dec 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

rEBELlION, Nov 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

cclark67789, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Syracuse12
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Syracuse12, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of MSandahl23
4/5  rDev +2.3%

MSandahl23, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of ummswimmin
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

ummswimmin, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of Hopswagger
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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!

Hopswagger, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of rhoadsrage
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

(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.

rhoadsrage, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Jtrigonis, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

pathman, Sep 11, 2013
Stillwater / Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.