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RATINGS: 384   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
an eschatological ale.. big, bold, hoppy, and gold. built sturdy enough to withstand the apocalypse.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45 (1729) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Excited to try another new (for me) offering from Stillwater. This pours a murky orange-gold color with a thick fluffy white head. The aroma shows an array of exotic citrus fruits such as; kiwi, tangerine, and melon, with grass, hay, and a lavender-like herbal scent. The aroma suggests a somewhat sticky sweet flavor profile so I was happy to find that balanced by a rather dry finish with some ample hop and peppery bitterness. Up front there is sweet citrus fruity notes and a sticky honey character, along with some herbal straw notes. The alcohol is apparent in the sweetness up front and a thickish body. But overall I must say this is very drinkable, refreshing, and tasty stuff. Itís like a big Saison but still delicate enough. Stillwater is not just a good brewery, they are a great one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (1158) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2016
Cloudy medium yellow pour, two solid fingers of nice white head. Nose is honeydew and yeast. Bitter. Middle is creamy roasted grain (oats?), hint of spice, crisp pear. Finish is dry and refreshing. You do feel the ABV in this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2684) - California, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Hazy yellow gold... Aroma of fruity esters, Candi sugar, vanilla bean, citrus.... Flavor is so creamy and smooth, lots of vanilla notes, Candi sugar, some citrus... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MetalNHopHead (1153) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAR 14, 2016
We get it, Stillwater. Youíre really good at making Belgian Ales, okay? Of course, Iím just as guilty. You keep makiní íem, I keep drinkiní íem. As Follows is predictably good. It pours golden and heady. Fruity, champagne-like yeast esters, earthy funk, malty bread, and herbal hops. Flavor carries them all forward. The combined flavors of funk, earth, and subtly sweet malt, plus the lively carbonation make for a brilliant cheese pairing. Especially if you like your cheese on the briny, funky side. A little strong for warm weather, but As Follows does about everything a good Belgian should.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (1252) - CANADA - FEB 7, 2016
Appearance: clear pale gold with one fat finger of rocky head, good retention and patchy lacing. (4/5) Aroma: dry hay funk, lemon zest, stone fruit, vinous oak. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter, light tart. (8/10) Palate: medium-light body, lively to moderate carbonation, dry crisp and lightly tart finish. (4/5) Another very nice beer from Stillwater. Although they call it a "Belgian Style Golden," itís got lots of saison-like notes, dominated by a dry barnyardy Brett funk. Easy drinking, impressively crisp and light given the relatively high ABV. (16/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MNAle (106) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Stamped 274:15 11:41, reviewed on 1/29-30. Aroma is fruity, perhaps banana, bready yeast, grass. Color light straw, slightly hazy, vigorous carbonation, tall, white bubbly head. Moderate feel. Mild and fruity taste, banana, almost hefe-like taste which tansitions to a very slightly bitter finish. There is no booziness to this; the alcohol is well hidden. To say this is not what I was expecting is an understatement. Maybe Iím just used to English style of strong ales. To my preferences, this beer is too soft fruity and saccharine. I wonít be buying it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1517) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2016
Fruity, esters, herbal, alcohol, spices, floral, straw, grassy. Golden colour, medium white head, lacing. Medium bite, mid-sweet, lightly boozy, lots of yeast. Medium body, lively. Carbonation, tart and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (333) - - JAN 2, 2016
Tulip pour 8oz. Hazy golden color. Aromas of straw, hay, barnyard, Chardonnay, oak. Flavors of Brett, white grape, oak, straw.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2972) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2015
May 2, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, green session.
Hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is sweet malty with some honey notes, spicy, slight nutty with some lemon, peach and grass notes. Taste is medium sweet, soft bitter. Finish is sweet malty, some grass and fruity bitterness, almonds and hints of warming alcohol. Medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (6899) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2015
On tap at Omnipollos Hatt. Hazy light amber with a small white head. Sweet with fruit, yeast, coriander, malt and pineapple. The body was almost full, the carbonation fairly soft. An ok one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6411) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle, golden orange color with tall short lived foam, aroma of grapefruit and oranges, flavor is tangy smooth grapefruit, some rind, lighter bodied than expected, bitter finish

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