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Stillwater / Emelisse Holland Oats - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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 ngeunit1:
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ngeunit1

California

4.23/5  rDev +15.3%

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.

12-17-2012 06:23:45 | More by ngeunit1
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -12.8%

Poured a hazy burnt orange color with almost no head to speak of,a very thin layer that is gone quickly.Kind of an odd nose for an amber I pick some roasted pears,toffee,and almost a lactic tinge.Buttery caramel flavors along with quite a bit of yeasty spice,soapiness comes into play in the finish.Hmm this is kind of a strange beer to me,it's not horrible but it has flavor traits that maybe shouldn't be there or it's really daring to be different.

03-08-2012 21:38:53 | More by oberon
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +11.7%

(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.

06-07-2013 03:31:43 | More by rhoadsrage
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Hopslayer88

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-28-2012 15:56:30 | More by Hopslayer88
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

02-14-2014 21:15:05 | More by GRG1313
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Bung

Michigan

3.98/5  rDev +8.4%

11.2oz. Picked up at Brawleys.
Cloudy brown amber pour, thin layer of white though I poured it pretty carefully. Looks like a Barleywine.

Aroma, pretty sweet, caramel, malt, raisin, some sherry. Light tea.

Taste, not getting the sweet fruit others have gotten. Do get earthy malt and peat. Toasted oats you can notice. There is sweetness, just not fruit. Toffee and raisin. Just faint herbal notes and bitterness.

Nearly medium bodied, ample carbonation. Alcohol not noticeable but not high to begin with.

Two breweries I have enjoyed and I thought the collaboration worked just fine. It's hard to find a good red, this is an example that is not the hopped up American version, which is just fine by me. Maybe a little expensive.

07-27-2012 01:20:03 | More by Bung
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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.

08-16-2012 21:54:51 | More by bluejacket74
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Gobigvt7

Oregon

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%

11.2oz bottle poured into a wine glass at The Hop & Vine in Portland, OR.

This is actually labeled as a dutch amber ale, but amber would be a liberal interpretation of the color of this beer. Maybe if you blended a pils with an amber, you'd get an approximation of this very slightly colored ale. Burnt gold? Mild carbonation, head quickly dissipates.

A faint whiff of hops, a bigger whiff of euro-funk and an alarming scent of peaches. I know there are no peaches in this beer, so I'm guessing this is an interesting manifestation of the yeast.

Again with the peaches, very interesting. The aftertaste of this is spot-on to that of RJ Rockers' Son of a Peach wheat beer. Green apples, grass, more euro funk, a little hop bitterness woven in. Very dry crackery taste.

Pretty light in the mouth, in body and carbonation. No traces of booze.

A solid effort through and through, though not totally "for me". Interesting and unique, a standard both brewers are quite good at achieving with all their beers.

02-13-2012 00:34:46 | More by Gobigvt7
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-31-2012 03:30:45 | More by tfidler
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +8.4%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a murky medium to dark orange amber. Half finger light tan head dissipates slowly to a film, ring around the glass and lacing. Mild aroma of caramel malt and light and dark fruit, reminiscent of a barley wine. Unusual flavor of light fruit, dominated by peach and pear, caramel. Finishes somewhat buttery and dry with light malt and a moderate hop kick. Medium bodied with a hint of creaminess. An interesting and different flavor profile. I enjoyed trying this experiment from two excellent craft breweries.

03-10-2012 05:32:53 | More by LiquidAmber
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-07-2014 06:51:00 | More by DrBier
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metter98

New York

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%

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.

09-07-2012 01:47:15 | More by metter98
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oline73

Maryland

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

Poured from the bottle into a Chimay goblet.

Appearance: The beer pours a cloudy reddish amber color with a very small layer of off white head.

Smell: This beer is quite sweet and has a strong fruit smell to it. I'm also getting some Belgian yeast spice.

Taste: Sweeter than most beers of the style. I'm getting the fruity notes, some grape and maybe some mild cherry as well. There is a candy like malt sweetness to this beer. The finish reminds me more of a traditional amber, some hop bitterness. The Belgian yeast spice is there, but it's in the background.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly, fluffy carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: This beer is alright, but a bit weird. The fruity notes were too prevalent. I don't think I'd have another.

07-21-2012 02:34:53 | More by oline73
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Smurf2055

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-21-2013 00:00:43 | More by Smurf2055
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +10.4%

Pours burt orange in color with little head to speak of. Scent is mild and muted with faint notes of dry grain, light sugary and fruity sweetness, some earthiness. Taste leads with pleasant notes of fresh dried and lightly toasted grain, gets really interesting as faintly sugary and sweet fruit pops up, nice notes of applesauce, some floral notes and more brown sugar on the finish. Body is smooth and creamy, maybe a touch under carbonated unfortunately and a touch on the thinner side of medium bodied. Quite torn with this brew as the flavor is just out of this world good, the disappointing nose and body bring it down to earth.

04-23-2012 15:14:27 | More by rfgetz
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

On tap at Churchkey during the Surly takeover. Served in a snifter.

Pours a moderate amber color with a nice off-white head and a bit of spotty lacing on the way down. The nose carries a good dose of amber malt and light brad plus some earthy and light floral hops. The flavor is similar with a nice hop presence and bitterness lasting through the feel. Medium body with a nice chewiness and then a semi-dry finish. Hops kick in there. Nice and interesting.

03-14-2012 03:05:46 | More by Thorpe429
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Lantern


3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-10-2012 21:20:25 | More by Lantern
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-03-2012 01:06:37 | More by nosavingsaccount
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.38/5  rDev -7.9%

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.

10-30-2012 22:22:07 | More by jdhilt
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

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.

11-23-2012 15:52:40 | More by OWSLEY069
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cvm4

Mississippi

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

A - Pours a cloudy brown. Minimal head and lacing.

S - Sweet caramel, dark fruit and malts.

T - Slightly sweet up front, floral, strawberry and bitter hops in the end. Slightly mehhh to say the least.

M - Good carbonation and mouthfeel here.

O - Nothing melds or compliments the beer while drinking it. Just odd to me.

06-26-2012 22:54:08 | More by cvm4
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint bottle. Had an amber color and a cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Good lacing.

S: A somewhat muted aroma of hops, malt, and caramel.

T: Tasted of hops (a moderate amount), some malt, and a little bit of caramel. Not an awful flavor, but much too thin to be memorable.

M: A fair amount of carbonation with a smooth, but thin finish. Light-bodied.

O: This isn't a bad beer, but kind of underwhelming.

07-16-2012 23:22:35 | More by avalon07
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-27-2014 08:09:37 | More by vermilcj
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Stillwater / Emelisse Holland Oats from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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