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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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jellikit

Washington

3.71/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: yellow with a hint of orange. Crystal clear. Thick, foamy head. Great lacing.

S: coriander. Banana. Hints of black pepper.

T: cloves, bananas. Malts are bread and biscuit. Slight hop bitterness. Tastes like there is a bit of Brett mixed in. Funky.

M: lightly carbonated. Medium-heavy body. Dry'ish.

O: decent. Not excellent. A bit under-carbonated for the style in my opinion. The bitterness is a bit too much for the style. I like it, don't love it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2014 00:11:30 | More by jellikit
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jamesgaither

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

06-09-2014 01:06:41 | More by jamesgaither
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kell50

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-07-2014 11:21:49 | More by kell50
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Duwey

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-06-2014 02:30:56 | More by Duwey
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a tulip
Bottled on: 12/13/13

A: Very hazy almost opaque with a pale straw color. Less than 1 fingers width of white head quickly dissipates down and leaves only a few small patches of lacing.

S: Lots of banana-y esters, tart citrus, floral, hay. I also get a bit of funk although I dont believe there is any wild agents in this one.

T: Interesting. Hoppier than is typical for the style, and definitely get the funky notes that I smelled in the aroma. There are some citrus notes, and subtle spice, but for the most part I would consider this one not to be to style. Its certainly more Saison-ish to me, which isnt necessary a bad thing unless you are coming in expecting a Duvel or Delirium Tremens type of beer (which I was).

M/D: Medium body, appropriate carbonation, a bit syrupy on the finish, ABV is very well masked and drinkability is average.

O: Certainly not blown away by this one. A good beer, and certainly worth a try, but lacks many (most) of the characters I look for in a Belgian Strong Pale.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 23:26:30 | More by zac16125
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meltroha

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-03-2014 03:25:45 | More by meltroha
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Mississippi

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-02-2014 01:53:37 | More by Mississippi
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Glibber

Idaho

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-02-2014 01:49:10 | More by Glibber
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safaricook

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-30-2014 19:13:57 | More by safaricook
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david18

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-25-2014 18:40:42 | More by david18
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-22-2014 20:22:15 | More by afsdan
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-22-2014 04:19:58 | More by oriolesfan4
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TCMike

Minnesota

4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Produced a nice two finger white head. Beer color is a hazy gold.

Smell is of hay, biscuit, and banana.

Taste is similar, but with a little hop bite, not overpowering. Medium mouth-feel, and carbonation. Nice lacing.

Very good stuff! Easy drinking for 9 percent.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 22:33:27 | More by TCMike
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G-Hawk

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-18-2014 20:39:04 | More by G-Hawk
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-15-2014 19:22:09 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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micropale

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-14-2014 17:22:14 | More by micropale
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TGanyone

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-10-2014 01:52:19 | More by TGanyone
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SixohTwo

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-07-2014 01:18:21 | More by SixohTwo
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gatornation

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle BO 12/13/13
A- pours a mostly clear golden yellow color with small white head and just a touch of lacing
S-light white fruits with spice and and yeast some lemon and citrus
T- sweet citrus hops fruity esters some mild yeast nice fruity finish
M-crisp and fruity with nice hops has tripel characteristics a dry finish
O- very good Belgian style brew has hint of a tripel and a saison hoppy and fruity ABV is hidden for a 9%

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 21:25:00 | More by gatornation
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.54/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow, serious brew, yet can just about drink the hell out of it. Very true to style. Great body, excellent finish, though a tad rich. Nice appearance with good head retention. Exotic aroma. Odd in that on one hand it seems balanced, yet it's also got some extremes. A little boozy too.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2014 02:44:17 | More by drpimento
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

04-22-2014 00:10:55 | More by berkshire413
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

04-15-2014 00:22:13 | More by jaydoc
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-10-2014 22:05:52 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

04-10-2014 15:34:06 | More by LambicPentameter
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

04-10-2014 02:47:45 | More by twenty5
As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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