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As Follows - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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341 Ratings
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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.54%
Wants: 14
Gots: 32 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 03-06-2012)
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

07-24-2012 04:08:16 | More by Elfastball7
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mudboneINla

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-12-2014 19:30:45 | More by mudboneINla
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Nick_isthatstillcool

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-12-2014 04:47:03 | More by Nick_isthatstillcool
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

07-09-2014 18:06:52 | More by DaveAnderson
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-07-2014 03:36:51 | More by KAF
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-04-2014 23:00:34 | More by JakerLou
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sloelco

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-03-2014 07:14:39 | More by sloelco
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I enjoyed this on tap in a stemmed glass at Of Love & Regret on my birthday

The color is golden with lightly hazed appearance and thick white head that holds for a long time with fine bead and thick webbing of lace left on the glass. The smell is faintly vinous with hoppy aromas with bring and herbal and spiced element with possibly a sweet grass-like fragrance. The feel is nice and dry on entry with moderate bitterness slight malt texture with yeast spiciness and dry warming finish.

The taste is following the nose yet expands with more herbal and resinous hops mixed with the grassy flavor yet mild astringency with gentle yeast with peppery accent and moderately high carbonation adding to the yeast tanginess in the back of the throat. The flavor is lightly pine oriented with gentle zest and the yeast also brings a vinous element to mind. Overall a very complex Belgian Strong pale with tons of hoppy yeasty cohesion and dry finish making it all the more drinkable. For the 9% it packs you barely get any alcohol in the flavor-deceptive is right!

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2014 13:58:03 | More by Slatetank
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Duvel tulip glass. Bottled on 12/13/13.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid two fingers of white head that slowly fade into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

Smell: A yeasty, juicy, and spicy Belgian style aroma with big hints of citrus fruit. Upfront Belgian yeast with some hints of clove and pepper spicing. Pale malt with hints of wheat, straw, grains, and cracker. Big citrus hop presence with hints of orange peel, grapefruit, mango, lemon, and apricot. Some banana and apple hints as well. Sweet hints of honey and candied sugar. Subtle earthy hints. A pretty good aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a yeasty, fruity, and fairly spicy Belgian style taste with big notes of citrus fruit. Belgian yeast with some notes of clove and pepper spicing. Pale malt with some notes of wheat, straw, cracker, and grains. Banana and apple fruit notes. Good juicy presence of citrus hops with some notes of orange peel, mango, grapefruit, apricot, and lemon. Sweet notes of candied sugar and a little honey. Some earthy and grassy hops in the background. A very good taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Juicy and fairly spicy with a drying finish. Alcohol heat is masked well.

Overall: A very good take on a Belgian style Strong Ale. Good mix of yeast and spice notes with a nice citrus presence.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 06:54:30 | More by MattyG85
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 12/13/2013. Pours hazy/cloudy deep gold color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of big lemon zest, orange peel, apricot, pear, apple, light banana, black pepper, clove, herbal, grass, wheat, bread, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, pale malt, and earthy hop flavors; with great strength. Taste of big lemon zest, orange peel, apricot, pear, apple, banana, black pepper, clove, herbal, grass, wheat, bread, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy yeast spice/hop bitterness on the finish, with some slight fruity tartness; with lingering notes of lemon zest, orange peel, apricot, pear, apple, banana, black pepper, clove, herbal, grass, wheat, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity and robustness of fruity/spicy yeast, pale malt, and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly slick/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice Belgian strong pale ale. All around nice balance and complexity of yeast, malt, and hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 03:01:21 | More by superspak
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mmilyko

Nevada

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-26-2014 01:39:12 | More by mmilyko
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Supershane17

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-24-2014 23:32:46 | More by Supershane17
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-24-2014 19:31:13 | More by seanchai
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Nolen12

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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tylerstravis

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-24-2014 17:53:33 | More by tylerstravis
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ONUMello

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle dated 3/31/14 poured into a tulip
A: Pours a hazy light orange with a one-finger head
S: Biscuit, banana, wheat and clove
T: Matches the nose adding a bit of caramel and the slightest touch of hops
M: Medium-bodied but a fairly short finish; the 9% is hidden
O: Tasty and recommended

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 04:36:20 | More by ONUMello
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LowDrag

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-23-2014 01:03:14 | More by LowDrag
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watsontiger98

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-22-2014 22:31:20 | More by watsontiger98
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Morey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-22-2014 18:50:28 | More by Morey
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Storm21

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-21-2014 19:51:27 | More by Storm21
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-20-2014 18:05:03 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-16-2014 03:58:36 | More by fuzzcherry
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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macesq

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-15-2014 02:16:07 | More by macesq
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-14-2014 15:57:48 | More by BeerBuzzGuy
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As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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