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Why Can't IBU - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

307 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 307
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 7
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 10-22-2012)
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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-21-2014 02:36:21 | More by MSandahl23
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-20-2014 21:54:19 | More by kylehay2004
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-20-2014 17:57:53 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
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JBougher

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-18-2014 00:03:51 | More by JBougher
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blackpoolmatt

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-13-2014 17:57:39 | More by blackpoolmatt
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -0.8%

A gentle pour raises a large creamy white head in my Belgian snifter. A bit of sediment remains in the bottle after a full pour. The hazy yellow-gold body smells of grassy hops and Belgian yeast, with hints of lemon and other citrus fruits plus a faint funkiness. The faint funk remains in the flavor, where the generous hopping suitable for an IPA is apparent. Fruity/grassy hop. Mild-moderate bitterness.

O: a nicely crafted 'Belgian' IPA.

06-11-2014 21:27:29 | More by chinchill
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yanosh

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-10-2014 01:06:34 | More by yanosh
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mlklein27

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-08-2014 15:25:27 | More by mlklein27
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mpenning13

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

06-08-2014 04:35:03 | More by mpenning13
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BlackNotesIII

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-07-2014 15:53:58 | More by BlackNotesIII
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CCutch

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-06-2014 22:26:30 | More by CCutch
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Vogt52

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-05-2014 13:07:52 | More by Vogt52
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ADZA

Australia

3.39/5  rDev -12.6%

Pours a hazy blonde hue with a creamy two finger head and a swirl of lacing,the smell is pineapple,some piney hops and that typical Stillwater funkiness,the mouthfeel is light bodied and well carbonated with tastes of mainly pineapple,a slight hint of barnyard funk,fruit salad and finished with a soft piney bitterness and overall abit of a weird one no IPA whatsoever for me but a very sessionable drop and easy to drink more than one of cheers.

06-03-2014 10:40:06 | More by ADZA
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xShoWTeKx

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-02-2014 01:28:55 | More by pkalix
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tegulizard13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-29-2014 23:36:27 | More by tegulizard13
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CreightonSM

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-28-2014 18:14:58 | More by CreightonSM
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Rbroccoli

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-25-2014 08:23:09 | More by Rbroccoli
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jaywes754

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

Milder in strength than both Belgian pale ale and India pale ale- that doesn't stop Stillwater Ales from pushing forward a highly complex ale that bridges both of those styles into a gap of fruit, bitter, dryness, effervescence and complexity.

Introducing with pear, red apple, grapefruit and orange- those bright aromas and flavors are vibrant, tangy and perhaps under-ripened. A tepid background of powdered sugar, light bread and softly kilned grain is in juxtaposition to wine-like dryness.

Over the middle, the fruit opens up to suggest straight-up grapefruit juice. But lurking behind are the ale-like characteristics of pear and lemon esters, white pepper and chamomile spice, and also a bubbly wine acidity. A certain bitterness pulls from the fray with a herbal tone of lemongrass and mown fescue.

Its finish garners a spicy and effervescent quality that shakes off any lingering sweetness in order to highlight the beer's lingering bitterness and its assocated fruit, herb and spice properties.

Stillwater's Belgian-style IPA is a near-perfect blend of Belgian and American tastes that start with the iconic fruity and spice balance of Belgian ale but also leads with the citrusy dryness of IPA. Yet secondary flavors of red apple and honey give the ale a not-so-fresh taste.

05-22-2014 05:15:57 | More by BEERchitect
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gfg0020

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-21-2014 01:25:01 | More by gfg0020
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BCPope

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-19-2014 20:32:02 | More by BCPope
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-13-2014 00:17:56 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
Why Can't IBU from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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