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As Follows - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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Ratings: 339
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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UCLABrewN84

California

3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 6/28/13.

Pours a hazy yellow with a foamy white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Small particles of sediment are seen floating in the beer after the pour. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, and citrus and pineapple-like aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, yeast, and fruity flavors on the finish. I am not sure if there is Brett in this one, but it does have a similar aspect in the taste. There is a mild amount of hop and yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that has some really nice aromas and flavors that make it super easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2013 05:24:45 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Chugger

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

10-04-2013 17:39:43 | More by Chugger
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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

10-03-2013 00:09:39 | More by Boilerfood
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morningthief

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

10-02-2013 15:47:56 | More by morningthief
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-29-2013 12:59:07 | More by ColForbinBC
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3SH33TS

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

09-29-2013 04:01:38 | More by 3SH33TS
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-28-2013 03:38:30 | More by jlogan7
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-27-2013 20:07:10 | More by Magery
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-26-2013 04:29:34 | More by zestar
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

09-25-2013 22:50:59 | More by jim_carignan
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largadeer

California

2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

09-25-2013 07:21:06 | More by largadeer
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3/5  rDev -26.8%

09-25-2013 01:12:18 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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rEBELlION

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

09-24-2013 16:52:53 | More by rEBELlION
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buckyp

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

09-22-2013 11:06:24 | More by buckyp
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random846

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-21-2013 18:09:30 | More by random846
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Acme Bar and Pizza in Rochester, NY.

Pours a hazy golden, slightly orange. Large, 2 inch head that sticks around. Small amounts of lacing.

Smells like lemons and apples, with some floral and grassy aromas as well.

The taste has the same fruits, with a stronger floral presence, plus some mild Brett-like funk, apple cider, clove, black pepper. Spicy finish.

Well carbonated and hazy, with a full body and dry mouthfeel.

A great Belgian inspired ale from Stillwater.

Serving type: on-tap

09-21-2013 15:16:57 | More by GreesyFizeek
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Always happy to see new beers from Stillwater coming around.

A- Poured from the 12oz bottle into a snifter with a slightly hazy golden-apricot body. Small white builds up to about one finger with a super foamy, fizzy texture. Retention is pretty low as the head bubbles out in a short period of time. Spotty lacing in small amounts.

S- Reminiscent of a Saison yeast I have used for homebrew. Lemony citrus, tangerine stone fruit and tartness with nice earthy, herbal and floral hints. Mostly yeast influenced but some hops secondary to that.

T- Follows a pleasant aroma but opens up with some good complexity. One main difference is a pronounced stone fruit apricot and tangerine flavor really picking up. The spicy and herbal yeast is quite strong with hints of peppercorns, lemongrass, orange zest citrus, apple and pears. Hops in the finish blend in with spicy and grassy notes.

MF- Moderate bodied with a medium-dry feel. Texture is pretty creamy and silky with nice smooth high end carbonation. Spicy and hoppy bitterness lingers on the palate in the finish with no sign of 9% ABV.

Another interesting brew from Stillwater. I like the interplay between the spicy yeast and the stone-citrus fruit hops. Drinks very easy for 9% and lots of interesting nuances of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 02:32:21 | More by cbutova
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HarmonMW

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

09-20-2013 01:17:44 | More by HarmonMW
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Bassomatic

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

09-17-2013 17:37:54 | More by Bassomatic
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Rob_Swietek

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-17-2013 02:47:10 | More by Rob_Swietek
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

09-16-2013 00:49:13 | More by Boozecamel
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AgentMunky

California

3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a DFH signature glass. Stamped 6/23/13.

A: Not much head on a hazy, golden beer.

S: Smells yeasty, with a hint of tartness or funk. A bit reminiscent of a saison. Some fruit as well -- citrus peel, banana, pear, grape.

T: It is tasty, but perhaps unexceptional. Yeast-forward, with a muted tropical fruit and musty floral spice. The endtaste is dry and lingering. Very much like a saison.

M: Dry and crisp; complex and interesting.

O: A good beer, but less captivating than I was hoping. I would not have again.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 02:22:03 | More by AgentMunky
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ianjsullivan

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

St: 12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A: Pale Creamsicle orange (pale gold in the light) with a fingernail length white head that does not go away. As Follows leaves nice and full lacing.

S: Bright lemon notes, herbal and grassy, fruity.

T: Spicy alcohol, lemon zing, rounded and delicate malt, herbal zing, noticeable alcohol in the back with subtle hoppy bitterness.

M: Medium and dry, but with nice roundness and softness.

O: Intense, yet delicate, As Follows is sun in a glass. The alcohol is noticeable and could be blended better, but the alcohol does not take away from the refined power of this beer. Enjoy it in sips.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 16:33:04 | More by ianjsullivan
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Pookie

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

09-06-2013 19:13:43 | More by Pookie
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minterro

Colorado

4.01/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bought from Little's Wine and Liquor. Similar to their last beer... AWESOME bottle design.

bottled on 06/28/13

A&S: spice and citrus. The citrus is mostly tangerine, while the spice is coriander. Hits of cereal breadyness and earthy hops. Almost transparent at first, but turns almost opaque as the yeast comes in. toasty yellow colored beer. Thin layer of creamy white head.

T&M: light fruity (apricots and peaches). Very tart upfront along with being present in the finish. Slightly hoppy and spicy bitterness in the finish. Surprisingly not all that much alcohol presence, however I definitely feel fuzzy by the end of the bottle. Crisp and clean. Medium to high carbonation and on the lower side of body.

Overall: One recommendation, mix the yeast at the bottom of this beer as soon as you get a chance. Mixing it in exponentially improves this beer. I like what the brewery is doing, they for sure have a style, but if its not broke don't fix it.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 03:50:36 | More by minterro
As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
91 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.