As Follows | Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
4.07/5
538 Ratings
As FollowsAs Follows
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by John_M on 03-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,665
Reviews:
131
Ratings:
538
pDev:
8.6%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
81
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 538 |  Reviews: 131
Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.06/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Taybeh
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AndreRus
4.96/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Some wine grape notes. Incredibly delicious. Definitely does not taste like abv. 9.0.

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Photo of DanfromVan
3.48/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The woman I loved was from Baltimore. But like this beer, the love turned bitter, and the necklaces and scent were spectacular but thin and not long lasting. Too much alcohol, for a thin beer, and a very hoppy finish made for a short lived affair with this one. Could be an interesting summer chiller att about 6% ABV.9% just kills it.

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Photo of swgwilt
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Patrickt22
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bgfunk
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

To me this is nothing like a Belgian Ale. I've spent most of my adult life drinking St. Bernardus, Gulden Draaak and Kasteel, and this is nothing like that. This taste more of a double IPA than anything from Belgium. Very bitter but conceals it's high ABV very well.

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Photo of AD17
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 13tido
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Njriorden
4.61/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of daledeee
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Browsed through the local beer store otherwise known as the grocery store. I look up the score before I buy. This one faired well and I already liked what I had from them.

Poured a straw yellow with plenty of granules suspended but otherwise clear. The head is white and good but it goes away.

Nose was funky/skunky at first. Swirling of the glass released some bubblegum and fruits.

Taste mellowed to a nice Belgian yeast flavor with some hints of banana and other tropical fruits.

Mouthfeel is really nice and was smooth to the tongue with nice carbonation.

Overall, this reminds me of other Saisons and Belgians I have had. I like it. True to style

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Photo of texasspottedcow
4.45/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of clayrock81
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy golden body with two finger head that died quick and left bit of a lace ring. Aroma is sweet thanks to bit of bubblegum yeast and candi sugar aromas, as well as some tropical fruit notes come through (and some minor tartness as well). Smooth, medium bodied beer that is fluffy and sweet thanks to yeast notes, candi sugar and tropical fruits (mainly pineapple and peach). This sweet aspect is kept in check with undercurrents of peppery spices, almost clove-like, notes of citric (like lemon) hops and bits of bread malt although the beer is still thick/cloying at times.

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Photo of MLoxxer
2.55/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

I had this beer on tap, served in a pint glass of all things. I really think it was served before its time (pretty green tasting). Appearance-wise it lacked the yeasty haze I like to see in a Belgian strong pale, in fact it was quite transparent. The flavor wasn't quite as developed as I had hoped. That being said I am glad to see another beer in this style being offered domestically.

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Photo of msumike89
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrismattlin
4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jacobob10
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, Julian date 274:15 (Oct 1, 2015).

Poured without the yeast, it's pale gold in color with a slight haze to it. Large, frothy white head with good retention. Very fruity aroma along the lines of pears and apples. Light spiciness and light grainy malt. A little more spiciness in the flavor, but the alcohol is completely hidden. Medium-light bodied with a dry finish. Not as carbonated as something like Duvel, but the flavors are spot on. A very clean and smooth Belgian style ale with a sneaky-high ABV. Nicely done.

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As Follows from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 538 ratings
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