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Stillwater ’A Saison Darkly’

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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with dark malts and burnt sugars then lightly spiced with Rose Hips, Hibiscus, & Schisandra berries.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4873) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 17, 2015
12oz bottle shared by Anndiesel. Deep brown body. Foamy off-white head. Smooth brown chocolate tones. Not so unruly with the saison yeast, which is really nice...gives it more of a classic Belgian dark ale feel than an overboard US saison. The schisandra and hibiscus round it out well. The hibiscus drying it a little and the rose hips fleshing it right back out. Pretty solid, unique offering.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
charlotte (4466) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2015
Tap.Dark ruby colour with medium head.Aroma of berries and brown sugar and hops even mild spicey flavor and smooth medium body with hint of caramel and yeast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (430) - NORWAY - MAR 6, 2015
Pours black. Aroma is fruity, some roastiness. Taste is fruity with roasted malts. Its dry but not as light body as i expected.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (388) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 13, 2015
12oz bottle from J’s Liquor in Owensboro, KY. Poured into a stemmed tulip. Dark black with a plum hue. Thin tan head. Strong citrus and floral aroma with a hint of malt. Medium body and nice carbonation. Very tangy on the palate with a apple crispness but not too strong. Hints of brown sugar balance out the tartness. Very floral throughout.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BenH (2819) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with tan head. Aroma of tangy apple, berries, piss. Taste is sweaty, pissy, berries. Little tart in the finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (5159) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear ruby with a thin white head. Aromas of light liquorice, bread. Taste is light sweet, spice. Finishes a bit thin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is spiced, floral, toffee, taste is dry, sweet, light roast, spices.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15934) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
bottle at home .. dark brown... big tan head .. soft musty toffee malt nose ... soft musty toffee fruits ... dark malts ... soft pine .. dark fruit ... soft roast ..sofr chocolate roast

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6056) - ITALY - FEB 6, 2015
on tap scura buona schiuma speziato floreale secca malti tostati buona secchezza discreto amaro erbaceo

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6155) - Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a hazy copper with very light beige head. Smells malty and mildly yeasty with some berries and mild candied sugar. Some floral notes as well. Tastes like it smells with a bit more yeast; still balanced though. Mouthfeel is medium to medium full-bodied. A solid take on the style.


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