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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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For the first edition of the Stillwater Import Series I traveled to the village of Beerzel, located in the Antwerp province of Belgium. Here I teamed up with brewmaster Jef Goetelen to craft an authentic Belgian version of my liquid interpretation of the Spring season. A recipe originally contrived a few years prior as a collaboration brew with my good friend Paul Kretzer. The base is German barley & wheat, with a touch of Belgian aromatic; accented with grassy hops and an array of spring botanicals (heather, chamomile, lavender, & dandelion). Like a fresh meadow in spring. (now currently brewed at Two Roads in CT)


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1more4dessert (330) - Upstate, New York, USA - APR 16, 2013
copper color tan frothy head, cloudy. carbonation very low, would like a bit more in this style. Herbal spicey, mulled cider stuff going on. Not a huge fan.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1580) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small head. Aroma is herbal with spice, bit of malt and citrus in the background. Taste of mild malt sweetness with a good touch of herbs and spice. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Fairly light body, smooth with a good herbal and spice infusion. Very good beer for the style

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (10374) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Keg at the Earl of Essex, 10/12/14. Lightly hazed golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is floral, citric peel, spice, woody, light smoke, honeysuckle. Taste comprises bitter citric peel, tangerine, apricot jam, spice, sweet’n’sour, floral notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok floral me up SHV, solid for style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4252) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle: Pours slightly hazed, yellow-gold with a small white head. Spicy caramel, floral tea, orange aroma. Taste is tangy caramel malt, lavender, cinnamon, honey, tea. A little too sweet and thick...but really tasty.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (4406) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 17, 2014
330 ml. bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck. Brewed @ ’t Hofbrouwerijke is seems going by the label. Murky brown peach orange with small but solid off-white head. Sweet botanical smell, lavender, flowers, dandelions, sweet honey, very unique, flowers nose, perfume. Taste is sweet honey, dandelions, flowers, faint lavender, herbal tea in a good way, spice, huge perfume. Honey / malt / camomile tea body. Unique & highly delicious. Wonderful.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1544) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 16, 2014
Butelka 33cl. OCZY : piwo ma spory osad z malutkimi kawałkami. Kolor piwa to bursztynowa pomarańcza. Piana jest mała i szybko znika. Kolor piany jest szary. NOS : zapach jest niespotykany : kwiaty, rumianek, delikatna mięta. lawenda, karmel... trochę przypomina coca-cole. Po wstrząśnięciu wydobywam aromaty drożdży, ciemnego chleba i troszeczkę rozpuszczalnika. USTA : piwo jest mocno gazowane o tłustej teksturze i wodnistej konsystencji. W ustach nasycenie jest drażniące jak mocno gazowana fanta czy cola. Średnio słodkie (karmel), wytrawne o delikatnej gorzkości przypominającej ziemie i zioła. W smaku mało wymiarowe, nudne. Gdyby nie mocne aromaty kwiatowe to piwo byłoby szybko zapomniane. Posmak jest delikatny i średnio trwały o nutach delikatnie cierpkich i gorzkich przypominających zioła i ziemie. ODCZUCIA : lawenda i rumianek nie są najlepszymi składnikami do piwa ale za to bardzo ciekawym jest takie piwo choćby raz spróbować. To znaczy w tym wydaniu ponieważ te aromaty są wyraźne i podkreślone. Niestety smakowo jest bardzo nudne, wręcz drażniące za mocnym nasyceniem i prawie kompletnym brakiem piany. OCENA : smak : 4/10 pijalność : 6/10 styl : 0

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
goozen (3118) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle 0,33ltr: Hazy orange colored brew with an sweet bitter taste, hints of mango, cinnamon, speculoos and a little bit of pepper. According to the label its brewed at ’t Hofbrouwerijke, Beerzel, Belgium.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2806) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
Tap. Deep hazy, orange body with an average, off-white head. Aroma of yeast, spice and flowerish notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Saison.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (6565) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle from Bo Brooks’ Lighthouse Liquors, Baltimore. Clear gold, with a thin, white, head and slight carbonation. Lavender, camomile and floral hop aroma. Sweetish, heather honey, herb and lavender flavours leading to a gentle finish. A lot going on, but well-integrated.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1128) - Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours light orange with white head. Aroma is very spicy, pepper, ripe tropical fruits, mango, floral. Taste is very fruit forward, sweet, spicy, light to medium bodied, medium to high carbonation. Overall, very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6484) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2014
Draught @ Fermentoren, Århus. Pours lightly hazy golden with a creamy white head. Aroma of light bready malt, yeast, spice, pepper, cinnamon, herbs, light fruit. Flavor is malt, yeast, spice, herbal, fruity. Medium body, lively carbonation. 191014


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