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Stillwater / Emelisse Holland Oats - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.66%

Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A collaboration with one of Holland's best craft breweries. As a nod to Dutch culture and a little sense of humor, we brewed this one with toasted oats & appelstroop.

(Beer added by: Gobigvt7 on 02-13-2012)
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Reviews by DARIVA:
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3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Orange colored beer, slightly cloudy with a minimal head.

S: The smells of grapefruit, lemon and citrus.

T: Slightly bitter aftertaste and some grapefruit, little bit soft.

M: Perfect carbonation.

O: Easily drinkable, with a long bitter aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 15:31:16 | More by DARIVA
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-14-2014 21:15:05 | More by GRG1313
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3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well, this beer is just punny....


Pours a rustic amber, slightly brown. Little head, but I poured it that way, and was probably too cold right out of the fridge.

Sweet, malty aroma, but not overwhelming. This no American version of anything. Soft caramel, baked. A bit nutty. Nice earthy spice and some green pine

Flavor is lovely. Nice sweetness with a touch of spice. Earthy and caramel. A gentle but noticeable wave of bready yeast comes and goes. Finishes sweet and then dry. Very nice. I guess it's a Man Eater....Hey O

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 07:06:00 | More by Mebuzzard
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-27-2014 08:09:37 | More by vermilcj
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-05-2014 23:15:12 | More by KevinGordon
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West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-27-2013 23:40:48 | More by williamjbauer
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New York

4.08/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - murky crimson body with slight white head

Smell - caramel, apple, pine

Taste - caramel, apple, pine, hop bitterness , green tea

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, high carbonation, slightly sweet, hop bitterness at the back end for balance, flavors linger

Overall - nice amber ale that I enjoyed, having said that, I wouldn't pay the asking price of $6.75 for a single of this

Price Point - $6.75/ 11.2 oz single ( didn't pay this price, got it 'free' after buying a shitload of beer from Havana House in OH )

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 19:51:11 | More by keithmurray
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-21-2013 00:00:43 | More by Smurf2055
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-09-2013 13:36:49 | More by SHCC
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4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- hazy deep caramel body glows below a bubble sticky thin cream head and is supported by strands of microbubbles that trail up the sides.

S- The butterscotch note leads to a sweet malt note that finishes with a caramel hint and a faint earthy oat quality.

T- The caramel sweetness blends with a herbal bitterness which lingers a bit after a dry finish. There is a slight spicy phenol that comes through as it warm along with some butter hints that are not quite diacetyl and some raw oat flavors aswell.

M- The medium mouthfeel is slightly chewy as it opens up and no alcohol heat is noticed.

O- The nice depth of sweetness is balanced by some mellow bitterness and a crisp finish is balanced by a oat fullness in the mouth.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 03:31:43 | More by rhoadsrage
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-02-2013 05:01:15 | More by spycow
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-27-2013 03:45:52 | More by popery
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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-10-2013 17:56:58 | More by yourefragile
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-14-2013 17:51:56 | More by Texasfan549
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-12-2013 20:05:39 | More by kjkinsey
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4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Amber-orange with a finger of frothy off-white head. Fades medium.

S - Sweet caramel malts, grapefruit and citrus hops, oats, apple, caramelized sugars, touch of bready malts.

T - Sweet caramel malts, grapefruit and citrus hops, mild bitterness, apple, brown sugar, caramelized sugars, oats, bready malts, bit of pine hops, bit of Belgian yeast.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet and brown sugary finish.

D - Nicely balanced. The apple and syrupy flavors are a bit different but well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 06:23:45 | More by ngeunit1
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3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange-ish to brown in color with a small white head. In the aroma, faint green apple sweetness. In the taste, faint green apple sweetness and a note of apple tartness. A smooth and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dryer small yeasty tartness in the aftertaste. A nice mellow tartness and small fruity presence, quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2012 15:52:40 | More by OWSLEY069
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A cellar temperature bottle is split between two glasses. I'm using a NERAX half-Imperial pint.

This si a slightly hazy amber beer, with a tan/pink foam head. Great lacing is left behind as the head recedes.

The nose is spicy and fruity. Apple, rye, and citrus hops are each mixed in.

The flavor isn't spicy at all, despite what I thought I smelled. There is a slightly dry flavor and plenty of oats. It's an interesting taste; I usually only have stouts that contain this much oat flavor. I only taste the apple flavors in the finish. Hop bitterness comes in after I swallow.

The beer is a bit thicker than average and carbonation is a tad low. A thin, watery coat is left behind, but it holds onto some good malt flavors.

This is a interesting amber. I like the oat addition a lot, and the apple syrup is unique (to me). It's very different from other Stillwater beers I've had. I recommend it!

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 02:27:08 | More by ToasterChef
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New Hampshire

3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a one finger cream head that fades quickly to ring leaving traces of lace. Murky amber color. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Light grapefruit and caramel nose flavor follows with a mix of grapefruit and caramel, light bitter finish. Pricey at $6.20 for a 330ml bottle from Tully's Beer and Wine Wells, ME.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 22:22:07 | More by jdhilt
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3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out looking very thick, minimal head on top with just a thin film on top. There is no real head retention or lacing here. The smell was malty and earthy, not much of a lively aroma or anything like that. The taste moderately sweet with some very muddy or earthy flavors in there following up with some oats in the finish. The mouthfeel was soft but thick, moderate carbonation with oily dry finish. Overall it's not my favorite from Stillwater but I was glad I had it.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 03:27:25 | More by Knapp85
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3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Strong, malty aroma has an overtone of caramel and more than a hint of honey - wild mountain honey? ;) Pours a clear sepia with a nice pale tan head that leaves spotty lacing. Flavor has a nice overtone of caramel and honey, a strong malty underpinning, and a firm woody hoppy notes. Hoppy component is more woody than bitter. Smooth texture has decent body and good fizz. Tasty, if not spectacular. Love the pun!

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 02:49:40 | More by Cyberkedi
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District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

10-02-2012 01:35:06 | More by Daniellobo
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New York

3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very hazy amber in color and has some small sediments visible near the bottom of the glass along with a slight amount of carbonation. It poured with a thin but dense beige head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of caramel malts in the nose along with some notes of citrusy hops—grapefruit seem to stand out in particular.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has flavors of caramel along with notes of citrus and hints of apples. There seems to be a balanced amount of light sweetness and light bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a bit smooth on the palate with a light amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is rather easy to drink and the appelstroop makes the taste a little more interesting but it seems that it could use more carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 01:47:15 | More by metter98
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a murky amber/burnt orange color with a thin head that went away quickly. There's a decent amount of lacing left on the glass. The brew smells like sweet malt, apples, caramel and some light berries/fruit. It tastes like apples, grapes, sweet malt, caramel, and some grapefruit. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and creamy with moderate carbonation. I liked this brew more after I had been drinking it for a while. But at $5.99 a bottle, I'm not sure if I'd buy it very often. But it's certainly worth trying if you've never had it before.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 21:54:51 | More by bluejacket74
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3/5  rDev -18%

08-10-2012 21:20:25 | More by Lantern
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Stillwater / Emelisse Holland Oats from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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