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Beer Table - Table Beer - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 8
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: larryi86 on 04-14-2012)
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Photo of mdfb79
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%

From 11/13/12 notes. Had this on tap at Fourth Avenue Pub in Brooklyn before the nets game. Served in a chalice.

a - Pours a hazy, golden yellow-orange color with two inches of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks quite nice.

s - Smells of yeast, floral hops, citrus hops, lemon, brett, oranges, and earthy notes. Nose is nice, though not overpowering is any of the flavors.

t - Tastes of brett, citrus hops, oranges, lemon, floral hops, fruity malts, spice, yeast, wheat, bready malts, earthy notes. More brett and orange than the nose. Really nice and a step up for me; I like it a lot.

m - Light to medium body and low carbonation. Body is super smooth and creamy, and very easy to drink. Great mouthfeel.

o - Overall a very good beer, and one of the better ones I've had from Stillwater to be honest. Nice orange, citrus, and brett to it and super easy to drink, I'd certainly have this one again.

mdfb79, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%

Also had on tap a few days ago...
The beer pours a hazy, dull straw yellow-orange with an inch of a dense cap of white foam that both laces and continuously blankets throughout drinking. Strong yeast-forward nose with prominent notes of lemon rind and citrus that cut through the beer's dense head. It's a very appealing beer to drink with any meal/occasion. The taste is slightly sweet and citrusy with a modestly bitter, lemony, yeasty aftertaste. It has great, distinct flavors and has a wonderful, full bodied, semi-dry mouthfeel. The aftertaste doesn't linger beyond its welcome and effectively cleanses the palate while enjoying with dinner.
Lovely creation Brian, it'll be a regular at my place.

ThePorterSorter, Nov 12, 2012
Photo of leansean88
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

leansean88, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of denimdemon
4/5  rDev +2.6%

denimdemon, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of Envelopes
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Envelopes, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of yemenmocha
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Pours quite bright light golden color. Still a bit awestruck by the luminosity. Modest white head. Nose had significant brett/barnyard, stinky cheeses. Big funky nose. More tame on the palate though some herbal notes, light malt, medium body, and easy drinkability. Good carbonation too. Finish has plenty of ripe barnyard. Going to need a breath mint after this one, I'm guessing.

yemenmocha, Oct 24, 2012
Photo of ncaudle
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

ncaudle, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of Knapp85
3.9/5  rDev 0%

Poured out slowly and this one still had a massive white foamy head that formed on top leaving a nice sticky lacing on the glass. The retention was really good on this beer too. The color was a hazy yellow with some orange in there as well. The smell of the beer was earthy, some light acidic notes and subtle citrus on the nose as well. The taste of the beer was also on the earthy side, very subtle spicy notes with a solid bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel was sharp, lots of carbonation in this one, really crisp feeling. Overall it was an enjoyable brew, much like a lot of Stillwater's beers.

Knapp85, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of GTB
4/5  rDev +2.6%

GTB, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of theminutemen
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

theminutemen, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of cpetrone84
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

pour is a hazy golden yellow with a dense white head and a few larger bubbles. The nose is nice, light brett, heavy fruit presence, apricots and tropical stuff, light hop presence, oily and sweet. The taste is a bit less expressive but still very nice and balanced. Great gentle Brett presence, fruity and nice, tropical flavors, apricot, light hop, oily and a touch sweet. Light body, refreshing and crisp carbonation.

cpetrone84, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of BeerThursdays
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

BeerThursdays, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of bmur112
5/5  rDev +28.2%

bmur112, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of russpowell
4.65/5  rDev +19.2%

Picked this up a Lukas Liqours in KC, MO

Pours an effervescent straw/honey color with a 3 fingers of pearl colored head. Hazes up a bit, great head retention & lacing

S: Dirty & grassy, fades as this warms

T: Follows the nose, some green apple skins & nice sourness up front. Some citrus mixes with with grassyness & brett. Finishes with orchard fruit, brett funk & grapefruit

MF: Light bodied, firm carbonation, great balance

Such an easy drinker, another great beer from Stillwater

russpowell, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of akorsak
4/5  rDev +2.6%

A 650 mL bottle from Appalachian Vintners in AVL. A light bretty ale to get me through the night.

A: Pale, incredibly light, the yellow hue of a macro lager. This pale ale lives up to its name admirably although a mild hazy does weigh on the ale. Plenty of white head on both the first two pours. Ample lacing follows.

S: The light acidity of the brettanomyces leaps out, a dry lemony crispness. Underneath, pale malts and an assertive hop bite linger but the brettanomyces is the star.

T: The lightness of the ale is superb, soft enough to go with most any dinner offering. The brett, like the nose though, is the big game in town. It's dirty horseblanket flavors are light, lemony with a dry citric finish. This isn't funky in the pedio/lacto sense; instead, the brett leaves a general 'dirtiness' to the ale. A very dry finish to it, I immediately need another sip. The low alcohol is a blessing, never getting in the way of the brett. Light piney residue isn't a standout but its definitely there. A low key way to end a day.

M: The bretty dryness is very nice, approachable even. It's lingering lemony flavors own the ale while keeping things light. Quite nice.

akorsak, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of Brewsed
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Brewsed, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of CellarGimp
4/5  rDev +2.6%

CellarGimp, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of fehrminator
2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

fehrminator, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of TheChauffeur1
4.35/5  rDev +11.5%

This is a very good session beer, which the brewers intended. Superior lacing, smell was difficult to pin point but pleasant. Enjoyed this one, but a little light on the tongue. I will enjoy this one next time with some mussels and clams. Also had a bottle and it always surprises me that some beers are so different from bottle to tap. ON tap the brett in this really comes out and adds to the pleasure of drinking. You really can not go wrong with this one, the price even makes it better.

TheChauffeur1, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of thebouch01
4/5  rDev +2.6%

thebouch01, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of dtx00
4/5  rDev +2.6%

dtx00, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of Psychmusic
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Psychmusic, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
4.11/5  rDev +5.4%

First had: on tap at TJ's, Paoli, PA

I sure did like this one. Served in a tulip glass, a copper-gold color with a slight haze, capped with a finger of creamy white head that retained 'til the end and left a thick blanket of lacing on the glass. Great aroma, fresh, and laden with floral sweetness, honeydew, pear, apricot, afterthoughts of bready yeast, peppery spice, hay. The taste fell a little short of the aroma, but it was still very nice. Pale malts, sugar sweetness, floral, fresh cut hay, bready, light hints of citrus and melons. Smooth and tasty, light-medium body, but still a bit chewy, and highly enjoyable at a nice reasonable alcohol level.

Rifugium, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of brez8791
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

brez8791, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of brentk56
4.4/5  rDev +12.8%

Appearance: Arrives with a meringue-like head perched on top of the hazy amber-colored liquid; clumps of lacing stick to the glass

Smell: Bready, with lemon zest, sage and a barnyard tone

Taste: Opens bready, with the lemon and spice elements adding a slightly grassy character by mid-palate; after the swallow, there is a nice blend of the base malt and the herbal with a subtle touch of bretty dryness in the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with crisp carbonation

Overall: This is a fantastic session beer, filled with flavorful nuance

brentk56, Jun 13, 2012
Beer Table - Table Beer from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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