Why Can't IBU | Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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497 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by John_M on 10-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
497
Reviews:
92
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.05%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 497 |  Reviews: 92
Photo of Bob_Rhoades
2.89/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of brentk56
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: A billowy head builds atop the hazy goldenstraw liquid; impressive retention and the Belgian lace sticks to the glass

Smell: Grassy and herbal, with biscuity tones underlying

Taste: Biscuit forward, with grassy and herbal tones growing; rather lemony through the middle; dry finish, with residual hop and herbal flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A refreshing ale that would be terrific on a hot summer day

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Photo of Dmiller25
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I purchased this beer because the label is eye catching and I hadn't had it before. I would have it again. A raspberry tart beginning with the hoppy ale finish we all love.

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Photo of stevoj
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pretty good approximation of the style, although the weight seems a little light. Nice floral notes in the aroma, Taste is floral, honey, some sweet malt. Hazy golden body wth tiny, bubbly head. Almost there.....

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Photo of Kurmaraja
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of khargro2
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dleiner
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of perpetuity
2.54/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of JamFuel
3.19/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bark
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The colour is straw yellow (5 EBC), the three finger head is white and airy. It sink slowly leaving lots of thick lacing.

The smell is a bit tart with phenolic yeast citric peels and lemon fruit cany. No notable sweetness.

The taste is very dry and a bit tart. Fruity notes of oranges, grapefruit and mongo. Phenolic spicy notes of nutmeg, cloves and red peppers. Hint of rubber and plastic. Medium body. The aftertaste got growing bitterness, somewhat harsh citric hops, dough and lemon candy. The finish is bitter and harsh.

The carbonation is medium strong, the mid-size bubbles semi-sharp. The liquid is quite light yet very smooth.

Not very bitter, but very dry and quite phenolic. I liked it.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Gold in color with a light haziness. A half inch of off white rests on top. Moderate lacing is present. The aroma is a blend of piney hops and sweet Belgian tripel yeast. I taste sweet Belgian tripel yeast and piney hops. The mouth is very dry and crisp.

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Photo of BBQWhisperer
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of davidcandersson
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of donspublic
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of batt6343
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattLiz312
1.57/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnBender
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Josholson666
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Matt141
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mkienzle
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMarlinJ
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Why Can't IBU from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
3.88 out of 5 based on 497 ratings.
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