changeup45 (1666) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
I picked up this bottle from Bruisin’ Ales while visiting Asheville, NC. The pour is a golden color with a thick off-white head. Great head retention leaves scattered lacing on the glass. This has a funky bretty aroma; lots of vibrant floral notes here. Citrus, grass, white grape, and a little wood round out a really nice scent. The flavors are a bit tart, very dry, and clean. I just love how this drinks. There’s a little oak in there with a white wine character, funky brett, dust, lemon, and grass. It just glides along so well leading to a bone-dry finish that has me anxiously awaiting the next sip. I had to (somewhat unsuccessfully) guard against drinking this one too quickly. It’s just so thirst quenching, clean, and tasty. Stillwater continues to impress. I can’t think of a single thing wrong with this beer. This is even better than the Premium I had recently and that one was world class.
Cirrhosis (1142) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy straw yellow with a tall fluffy white cap floating on top. Will what do we have here??? FUNK!! wasn’t expecting that. Hints of lemon, funk, and mild other stuff permeate the aroma. Dry, tart, lingering bitterness. Lemon is the only thing I can name for sure. Funk, mild funk. This is doing nothing for me...... kind of boring.
5000 (5600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Pale straw, albeit a bit dirty with sediment, small to moderate frothy white head, spotty lacing. Its like a milky straw. Soft floral and fragrant nose, a bit herbal and citrusy. Moreso herbal on the tongue. Remains somewhat sweet. A bit wheaty. Body and mouthfeel are moderate. Assertive fragrant finish, wheaty, yeasty, eastery, a little spicy, herbal, with citrusy notes. For a table beer, I can dig it. At 4.7%, seems higher than most table beers. Enjoyable.
rederic (2790) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
650ml bottle, golden color, with a big rocky white head, nice yeasty, fruity, wild funky bretty, citrusy nose, with some light horse blanket, barnyard, lemon, grapefruit peel notes, with a lemon pie, earthy floral citrus, leafy, green tobacco leaf, hop accents in the aroma follows through on a medium-boided palate with a very crisp, good belgian fruity, wild funky bretty yeast, leathery, zesty citrus peel, mango, pineapple, pear character, with some flowery citrus, piney, leafy, grassy, tobacco hoppy flavours, with a lemon pie, light lemon marmalade, dusty undertone, leading towards a wild bretty, fruity yeastiness, lingering citrus, piney, leafy, dry hop bitterness finish.
andrewturba (727) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a cloudy yellow with a large rocky white head and good amounts of lace up the glass. Aroma is citrus, fruity, and a bit of a wild fermentation. Flavour is a wild(brett like), zesty citrus, grass, spicy, pepper, yeasty, mild bitterness and bready. I’m definitely a fan of this one.
Mtbiker54 (20) - Nancy, FRANCE - OCT 6, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Une bière très fraîche aux arômes d’ananas au nez. Une bouche sèche et resineuse. Une belle couleurs jaune un peu troublé.
rane (832) - Nibe, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dizzy yellow with medium white head. Too much yeast or what it is making it look dizzy, but it hadn´t had time to settle. Aroma belgian yeast, brett, barnyard. Taste initially sweet, brett, barnyard, dry, malts. There´s a good reason why there´s so much fuss about Stillwater, they make great beers.
flip_soeperman (378) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really nice balanced quaffable beer. Some brett to make it dry and refreshing. Some hops in a resin aroma. Not too sweet, not too watery, not too bitter. Very well balanced summer beer.
Psytron (1059) - Turku, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smell of citrus, hops, plastic, fruit. Pale amber colour, white foamy head. Aroma of plastic, pepper, citrus, hops. Sour, slightly bitter. Carbon is lively and plentiful. Fresh.
Braudog (5347) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, which I poured into the entirely wrong glassware. Oh well. Very light in color, this comes out with a massive freakin’ head. The aroma is distinctly wild, rife with farmhouse funk. The beer drinks with the expected cloying bite of an open fermentation tank, musty, bready, yeasty, herbed, sweet. (#5258, 9/19/2013)
gunnfryd (9298) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is brett, sourness, citrus, yeast. Flavour is brett, sourness, citrus, yeast, spices. Nice beer.