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As Follows - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

423 Ratings
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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 17
Gots: 47 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 03-06-2012)
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4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A. Pours a very cloudy, pale gold color. Massive four finger eggshell white head explodes from the glass. The sides of the head fall off more quickly than the center, leaving a cool little volcano type formation. Lacing is sticky and consistent. The head is just a little soapy and loose for my taste.

S. Yum, lots of green apple, cider, pear, and grape flavors. Good amount of banana and yeast as well. A lot of phenolic character here balanced out with a muted coriander-like spice. Very nice.

T. Closely follows the nose with a lot of apple skin and some grape. On the mid, a massive dose of yeast and spicy character as the phenols take hold, almost medicinal. The finish is a nice flowery hop profile with some residual sugar and spice. Excellent.

M. Balanced, flavorful, and well-integrated. Carb may be just a little short of crisp/refreshing level.

O. A very nice Beglian Pale. The yeast, spice, hops, and sugars are balanced near perfectly. A very hoppy and phenolic finish without being overwhelming. Well-crafted, highly recommended.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, no bottled-on date, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours an almost-clear golden color. A gentle pour produces 2 inches of white head, good retention and lacing.

S- Fruit (apples, pear and lemon) as well as some spice. Bready, doughy malt aroma and some clove as well.

T- Fruit, spice and bready malt. Pear, lemon and apple fruitiness blend with banana and clove. Mild booze and a bit of pepper towards the finish.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth and very creamy, with a dry finish.

O- A pretty solid BSPA, good work from Stillwater.

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4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I poured this one from a 750ml brown bottle into a stemmed Belgian tulip glass.

A= This ale poured a very pale yellow color, initially clear but increasingly hazy with each pour. The head was very lively and initially poured out at 2" of snow white foam. Settled to a rocky surface and left a lot of stickage behind.

S= The aroma was full of sweet pils malt, candi sugar, Belgiam yeast, esters, and hops.

T= Started off slightly sweet with a nutty/biscuit character that I found appealing and very much like the best Belgian examples of this style. Surprisingly but pleasantly hoppy flavors all through the middle. Finished dry and hoppy.

MF= Effervescent carbonation under a medium body. Crisp. Palette cleansing.

D= The alcohol stays well hidden, making this a dangerous beast. I would gladly drink this again, and again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden color with billowing white head, settles very slowly to half an inch, with thick rings down the glass. Smell: doughy, spicy, slightly herbal, nectarine, pineapple note. Taste: peach, pear, white grape, spicy, citrus peel and alcohol notes. Carbonation pushes it to full bodied. Tasty.

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As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
92 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.