ronaldtheriot (1243) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Stillwater Of Love & Regret has a thin, white head, a hazy, gold appearance, and very little lacing left behind. The aroma is of spices, so the drinker will imagine being in a gift store. Taste is of those spices, again, with candle wax (think of Shipyard Pumpkinhead, as a point of reference), and underlying malt & wheat, and not the least bit alcohol. Bitterness with this beer is negligible. Mouthfeel is light to medium and prickly, and Stillwater Of Love & Regret finishes mild, spicy, and decently drinkable. RJT
RobertDale (3450) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Comes a somewhat cloudy gold with a small white head. Aroma of floral, citrus, and spice. Taste is lemon, floral, yeast, grass, and spice. Interesting.
EithCubes (4883) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
BTLD 04/16/14. Nose very floral with a spicy undercurrent, light and sweet wheat with a lavender and rose hip base, sweetness as if sorghum or another grain-type adjunct was used, extremely girly and aromatic without reeking of perfume silage. Lemon peel, lemongrass, too. Cloudy sunny yellow-golden with a white head. Taste very fresh and zesty, adds citrus to those well-defined botanicals, touches of myrtle and vanilla, tangelo, etc. Sweet with basically no bitterness, even the herbal mouthfeel is swallowed up by the wheat-and-sweet. Mild carbonation but still very refreshing, medium body with a citric aftertaste. Very well done.
TimE (3174) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 7, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Love and regret is much more about regret, than any type of love. Wayyy over spiced like an amateur brewery trying to be big and hardcore. Sure the underlying beer ain’t bad, but when you are this over the top. No one cares.
tom10101 (2757) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (12 oz). Clear golden with a small white head and little lacing. Aroma is quite spicy with lavender, chamomile, floral presence, cereals, grass and lemon. Taste is also quite spicy with the same features as aroma and light acidity. Medium body. Prickly carbonation. Dry finish. Moderate lingering spicy finish. Not my favorite from Stillwater because the spices take too much / all the place. It’s definitely tasty and the spices are showcased, but the drinkability is average at best. Balance isn’t too bad considering the ingredients.
BlowOffTube (472) - Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not bad orange like pour. Floral and citrus aroma. Lots of chamomile and floral taste with lemon and orange. Light body moderate carbonation. Decent.
notalush (4852) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle - hazy gold with pretty much no head/lace - nose is heavy with the adjuncts used, especially the chamomile and lavender - there is also some dusty yeast and moderate phenolics, lint musk - flavor is very sweet and heavy on the chamomile, with some dandelion as well - tastes like sweet herbal tea, really - strong honey flavors throughout - some grassy hops arrive late, along with moderate saison yeast rustic character, some dusty, earthiness - kind of disappointing.
hopscotch (9151) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle... Clear, deep, mahogany pour with a small, creamy, white head. I can’t smell much of anything here at all. Full-bodied with laid back carbonation. The flavor is sweet, port-like and boring. Any floral, herbal or spicy components are long gone. Not bad. Not good. Cleanly brewed, so there’s something.
sudomorph (600) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml bottle. Pours a hazy clear with a one finger, white head that fades to a film. Aroma has big notes of candy sugar, bubblegum, farmhouse funk, a hint of tea, and sweet flowers. Taste is a bit tart but still with candy sugar and bubblegum. Mild sweet floral mixed with classic saison. Medium body and carbonation. Slightly syrupy texture with a bubbly carbonation/mouthfeel. Overall a pretty tasty brew. Solid, sweet Belgian flavours paired with sweet flowers.
Ericular (611) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy medium gold with head fading to a ring, moderate sediment, not much lacing. Aroma is strong and complex with fruits like apple, pear, lemon underneath tons of spicy yeast and herbal earthiness. Taste is big herbal with some of the pear and apple, a little soapy with the aromatics. Flavor stays big, but I’d rather smell this one than drink it.