1. Rating beers by attributes (look, smell, taste, feel, overall) is back! Read the latest update ...
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

As Follows - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

Not Rated.
As FollowsAs Follows

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

387 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 387
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.54%
Wants: 14
Gots: 42 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 387 | Reviews: 99 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of masterofsparks
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Nordbier
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Nordbier, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of dsshuck
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%

dsshuck, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of tykechandler
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

tykechandler, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of mrebeka
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%

mrebeka, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of schoolboy
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

Like others of this style, this is a wonderful, easy drinking brew that is really quite grand.

It looks right for the style and has an appropriate aroma, though perhaps muted. The taste is maybe a little less understated than a Duuvel which is nice in the beginning but later tires. It has all that yeasty goodness going on with hops hidden by all that. Of course is all hides a lot of alcohol amazingly well.

This is a wonderfully decadent ale. It would be nice to do a serious session of these drinking a whole bottle of four or so varieties. Alcohol daydream. Great brew - highly recommended.

schoolboy, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Radome
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Belgian goblet.

A - 4.25 - Medium straw color. First pour is clear, later ones hazy with sediment. Head thick, fluffy and mousse-like. Very sticky lacing.

S - 4.5 - Inviting mix of sweet, simple malt and complex yeast. Notes of bubblegum and very faint musty barnyard.

T - 4.5 - Clean, bready malt. Light touch of noble hops. Strong yeast notes of bubblegum, spices and very faint horseblanket.. Fairly dry finish.

M - 4.0 - Light to medium body. Medium hops bitterness. Strong alcohol burn verging on boozy. Full, prickly carbonation.

O - 4.5 - A great example of the style. Clean and subtle, yet with strong alcohol and a bit of barnyard funk in the background. Well done!

Radome, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of LaLaSnite
4.22/5  rDev +2.9%

LaLaSnite, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of theblackpint
5/5  rDev +22%

theblackpint, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of Dgiand
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Dgiand, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of JoeyStats707
4/5  rDev -2.4%

JoeyStats707, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of dsl72701
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

dsl72701, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of brentk56
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives with a hazy amber color capped by a couple of inches of foam which display real staying power and leave a fair amount of lace

Smell: Very fruity, with stone fruit, grapefruit and a hint of banana

Taste: Fruity, with with stone fruit and banana and a very floral citrus tone that builds in the middle; yeasty and spicy, after the swallow; clean finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Really like this beer; verges on Belgian IPA territory but not overly hoppy

brentk56, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of smithj4
4/5  rDev -2.4%

smithj4, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of BeerBucks
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

BeerBucks, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of Jack_Frost79
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Jack_Frost79, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of doowhat
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

doowhat, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of TheRavenger
4/5  rDev -2.4%

TheRavenger, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -2.4%

DrBier, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of brocktune
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

brocktune, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of lochef81
4/5  rDev -2.4%

lochef81, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of ivyman
4/5  rDev -2.4%

ivyman, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.74/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle -- bottled on date 31 May 2014 -- served in a Belgian snifter.

Pours pale amber in color; cloudy with a small head that soon dies down ro a ring but leaves decent lacing. Full pour still left some sediment on the bottom of the bottle.

Aroma: mainly fruity with hints of apricots and oranges. Some alcohol esters.

Flavor: Largely follows the aroma: Lightly spicy and moderately fruity, with a relatively high hop load. There's only a very mild bitterness in the aftertaste.

Feel: light-medium body and crisp, medium high carbonation. Dry finish.

O: a very good version of the style with high but very well-hidden ABV.

chinchill, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of Wayne17
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Wayne17, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of tlema1
5/5  rDev +22%

tlema1, Jul 26, 2014
As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
91 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.