Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante | Stillwater Artisanal Ales

Stillwater / Brewer's Art DebutanteStillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante
BA SCORE
71.2%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 340 ratings
Stillwater / Brewer's Art DebutanteStillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante
BEER INFO

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

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
It’s my pleasure to present a collaboration with The Brewer’s Art. A Baltimore institution that helped to pioneer the Belgian beer movement in the States. Brewed with a combination of Spelt & Rye, accented with a blend of Heather, Honeysuckle, and Hyssop. The result is a rustic farmhouse ale displaying earthy tones & floral characteristics while maintaining intricate balance.

Added by StaEva on 06-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,218
Reviews:
116
Ratings:
340
Liked:
242
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
10.42%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
35
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pokal.

Appearance
Golden with a short had that recedes immediately. Slightly hazy with lively carbonation.

Nose
Caramelized grains, potpourri, pink peppercorn, and lemongrass.

Taste
Caramel covered grains with some breadiness and dollops of honey. Potpourri, pink peppercorn, and lavender. Lemon zest and a bright floral character.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, crisp, off-dry, and refreshing.

Overall
Spicy, floral, and very refreshing. A nice Bière de Garde.

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750 mL bottle courtesy of mwrecording pours a lightly hazed gold with a firm cap of white head. Good retention and average lace.

Nose is peaches, apricots, bready yeast and lightly tropical hops.

Taste is nice and yeasty, I would believe it if someone told me this was brewed in Belgium. A superb crackery, light malt base - super dry with a little hop bite to round things out. This is a fantastic beer, I would absolutely love to have another sometime very soon.

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The aroma has honey, light caramel, light brown sugar, very floral and sweet floral honey.

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Light mouthfeel. The appearance and aroma sold me, but the flavor was a bit disappointing, though as it warms up, the flavor slightly comes through more.

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Stillwater / Brewer's Art Debutante from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 71.2% out of 100 with 340 ratings
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