Stillwater / Casita Cerveceria - On Fleek | Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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Stillwater Artisanal Ales
Maryland, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by SkiBum22 on 01-27-2016

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Photo of Dodger88
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glf60
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TooGood
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of atr2605
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours black with a thick foamy tan head with good retention and lacing
S-unsweetened cocoa, roasted coffee, smokey, caramel, vanilla
T-lots of roasted coffee, some earthiness, unsweetened cocoa, some vanilla notes throughout
M-full bodied, creamy, average carbonation
O-big, rich imperial stout. Well worth trying

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Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.88/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Date smudged off. But I was feeling this one. Not always a fan of doing this style this time of year, but VT temps seemed right tonight.
Can to snifter.
The appearance was a thick dark black color. It poured like motor oil and created a slim cap of a tan foamy head that slid off immediately.
The aroma had a really nice blend of dark fruits, just the sweetness of the black licorice (no spiciness, but I'm okay with that), light milk chocolate, a touch of roasted coffee bean, and then a subtle crisp wafer to "trying"/tired sort of caramel malt. Super light touch of vanilla extract, somewhat.
The flavor took all of those aromas to meld nice and sweet with a steady roast coming all in and up in there with a bumped up semi-boozy sort of aftertaste with a vanilla to wafer sweet stickiness melding finely.
The mouthfeel was almost medium bodied, seemed to sit just a touch under, but with the ABV coming across as projected and I'm noticing some "booziness" starting to come across in the back of my throat with a little bit of that "boozy heat."
Overall, for the most part, the aromas and flavors are very well done, but the "feel" seems to need to settle down a bit to hopefully align properly with the entire beer. I want to give this another chance and am hoping to come back to in "good stout weather."

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a tall pint glass boasts a dark opaque deep brown colored body floating a frothy dark tan 1/4in head and leaving spotted lacing.

Aroma includes cocoa, coffee, tree nuts, oak, vanilla, and booze.

Flavors match, heavy on the booze.

Mouthfeel is creamy, full, and coats the tongue with beautiful boozy goodness.

Overall it is a fine example of the style.

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Photo of schoolboy
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was expecting a big ass stout, and I got just what I thought I would.

It opens to an oil can of blackness. Roland Kirk would be proud. The aroma is boozy stout. The taste delivers the goods, malty stout. Certainly one of the good ones of the style.

Highly recommended if under $3 (anything more should find better).

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Photo of Futbolmanby
3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Batch 001. 2016 vingtage; drank 6/19/16 @ the Yarchives.

Midnight black appearance.

A rough pour yielded a huge dark khaki head; strong, frothy lace.

Banana, fresh earth, vanilla & dry booze heat notes in the nose.

Thick, sticky mouthfeel.

Fresh earth & sweet banana flavors up front; faint cream & heavy, dry booze heat notes on the finish.

This smelled OK but was a boozy, cloying mess. Not one I'll return to.

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Photo of MacMalt
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served at close to room temperature. Poured from undated 12 oz. can into stout glass. It pours pitch black with a huge, fluffy, mocha-colored head and lacing. The nose features dark roasted malt, burnt coffee, cocoa, nuts, and a whiff of caramel. It has a nice roasty taste with black coffee, rich chocolate, nuts, black cherry, a hint of vanilla, and a slightly bitter finish. It features a rich, creamy mouth feel with light carbonation. I agree with other reviewers who were surprised by the high ABV; I didn't notice a discernible alcohol burn. I'm glad it was only a 12 oz. can. This is definitely a sipper. Overall, I understand why On Fleek is so popular. It's loaded with flavor and has a pleasant, easy drinking feel. It's also a bargain at its price point.

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Photo of tommy5
3.84/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ksimons
3.96/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-almost black in color with a fingers worth of dark tan head

S-roasted malt, dark coffee, and chocolate

T-taste is pretty similar to the smell but not as big a roast presence, alcohol is very well hidden, would have no idea it is 13%

M-medium to full body and moderate carbonation

Overall a pretty good stout, wish the taste had a bigger roast presence

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Photo of Jbourke33
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Darkness warshed over the Dude - darker'n a black steer's tookus on a moonless prairie night. There was no bottom.

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Photo of flagmantho
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had this beer on-tap in a goblet at Collins Pub in Seattle.

Appearance: totally black with a thin layer of brown foam. Nice.

Smell: extremely rich; dark fruits, booze and chocolate. Like an alcoholic raspberry cordial; great.

Taste: rich chocolate flavor with tons of dark date, raisin, tobacco and raspberry flavor. Just what the doctor ordered.

Mouthfeel: rich body with a good carbonation and creaminess. Quite nice.

Overall: this beer is totally my jam. Not exactly quaffable, but richly flavorful in all the good ways.

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Photo of ambruns1979
4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CollinaTiger
4.52/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rspauldi
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cavanaghty
4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark almost black, with a thick beige head.

Smell: Coffee, chocolate and malts.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth full bodied. Taste of coffee and chocolate with hint of sweet cream and malts.

Overall: Surprisingly good stout! I would have this one again.

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Photo of spinrsx
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can from Wegmans Syracuse for around $4

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Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can from GA.
Opaque black-brown body with a moderate size, semi-durable tan head. Low carbonation. Bitter-sweet rich flavor. Well-hidden 13% ABV; drinks like 8-9%. Appealing aroma. Hints of dark chocolate and brown sugar. Full, thick body.
Overall: bold but reasonably well balanced.

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Photo of Avatar113
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wasatch
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. Can
BBE: Feb 2019

Poured into a goblet a very nice dark brown color, with some very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger plus tan head, which also leaves a really nice medium size island, and some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, very nice chocolate/toffee notes, vanilla, licorice, roasty. The taste is also very nice, malty, chocolate/toffee, vanilla, licorice. slightly roasty. Full Body, ABV hidden very well, a nice complex brew. Overall, this one surprised me, very tasty. Nice to see something from this brewery around here.

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Photo of BrewsOverHoes
3.87/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pitch black pour, black hole absorbing all life forms around it as I pour. OIL. Small amount of mocha head. Massive booze on the nose, they aren't hiding the alcohol in this one. Espresso beans, bakers chocolate, dark fruits. Follows in the taste with that punch in the mouth alcohol burn, bitter coffee, bitter and sweet chocolate notes, sweet raisins & dates linger on the palate. Drinks easy for the 13% that it is, be careful with this one. A relatively strong beer flavor wise and in general.

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Stillwater / Casita Cerveceria - On Fleek from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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