Stateside Saison | Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales
Maryland, United States
stillwater-artisanal.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stateside Saison pays homage to old world tradition while celebrating new world innovation. Naturally brewed with the finest European malts & fresh aromatic hops from the United States & New Zealand. It’s then fermented using a classic farmhouse ale yeast and bottle conditioned to enhance stability. The outcome is a beer of unique design and exquisite taste, showcasing some of the best attributes of modern-day craft brewing.

Added by callmemickey on 03-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
957
Reviews:
316
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
9.87%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
116
For Trade:
2
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a hazy yet clear yellow/golden body with some noticeable carbonation seen rising, two finger white foamy head rises and then falls leaving some nice foamy clingy lacing gracing the sides of the glass. The smell was a sour yet funky but also muted musty maltiness combined with some citrus, light hops. The taste was a spicy yet sour yet funky through the esters, clove, and hops, sweet yeasty aftertaste, sticky finish. On the palate, it sat at/about a light, mostly sessionable, carbonation is spot on. Overall, what another nicely done saison that I would gladly have again if I could.

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Photo of rodlavers
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RobinLee
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Strohm
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This brew is a straw colored brew with a thin and white head. Hazy and cloudy...almost milky in complexion. The aroma. is grassy, with a light fruit and distant malt note. A bit of earth and spice. Fresh in aroma and taste....refreshing and balanced. Fresh-scented hops and orange peel notes. Medium in body and a clean finish. Not bad.

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Photo of Treyliff
4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16oz can

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a foamy white head that has good retention. Smells of spicy and earthy yeast that gives some phenolic notes, floral hops, clove and toasted malt. Tastes fruity up front, followed by spicy phenolic yeast that gives some musty notes. Earthy and floral hops, clove & toasted malt dry finish. Medium body and carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crisp dry finish. A fine example of how good the 4 basic ingredients can be, well done

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Photo of yuno
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ajdemma
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frykid
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

poured from 16oz can into tulip glass - about 1" foam around top which subsided after 1 or 2 minutes

golden yellow in color; light spice aromas -mild fruit and spice flavors

overall - enjoyed it

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Photo of dextermcgurk
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fosters9
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dingodile
4.32/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xungmound98
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JavierGC
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of runeatdrink
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GrumD
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Slightly hazy with minimal head, although there is some minimal lacing that soon dissipates. The initial smell makes one think of farm-life; funky notes mix pleasingly with notes of the Earth, including grass and a touch of pine. It is wonderfully complex. The taste is impressive with the spicy yet tart flavours mingling to good effect on the tongue. It is a little lacking in maltiness, thus a little thin but hops sustain this beer. More carbonation would be of benefit. An impressive non-saison (still the best) that I would go back to.

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Photo of Maestro0708
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of entenduintransit
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eddiesbar
3.19/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle from Edgemont Beer and Cigars. Fruity aroma of spice, grain, malt, grass and other earthly components. Not sure what fruit pops...lime, lemon, tangerine and some berry. It’s malty and acidic and so very raw in every way. I like it because it feels well made and complex. I don’t like how it feels grainy and imbalanced.

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Photo of SStein
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Stateside Saison from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
3.95 out of 5 based on 957 ratings.
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