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Saint Arnold Amber Ale - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Amber AleSaint Arnold Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
80
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397 Ratings
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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.56%
Wants: 8
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-11-2001)
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-06-2014 04:23:26 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Hops4Pops

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle dated 10-17-13
A: Side pour into a beer mug. Creamy off-white head 1 inch thick. Quickly receding. Sticky lacing. Good carbonation. Bubble sizes from foam to 1/16" of an inch. Brown amber in color.
S: Not very strong. Pale malt base, citrus from hops, a bit of bitterness.
T: Very much like the nose. A bit more hoppy bitterness than in smell. Not very complex.
M: Rather light and crisp and refreshing.
O: Not a very complex beer. Certainly very drinkable and nothing is really off with this beer. Good as a gateway beer for a person new to craft brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 22:37:16 | More by Hops4Pops
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

3.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a 3 Floyds pint glass

A- almost 1 fingers worth of white bubbly head, dissipates quickly. Allot of bubbles coming up from the bottom. Clear, golden brown/orange color.
S- Not much going on in the aroma. Big malt presence, slight hops, slight sweetness, but pretty bland.
T- Taste is very similar, the hops are a little more present in the taste, but very plain overall.
M- Light mouthfeel, clean finish, refreshing.
O- Not terrible, but nothing special. Would be refreshing in the summer, but does not quite hit the spot in this -6 degree weather.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 02:34:08 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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Kappakoosh

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-26-2013 01:48:16 | More by Kappakoosh
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RTG3467

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-25-2013 16:03:02 | More by RTG3467
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archero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-25-2013 05:06:43 | More by archero
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-14-2013 22:21:41 | More by greenspointexas
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

11-27-2013 22:38:48 | More by LXIXME
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Shaw

Florida

3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle provided by Saint Arnold ahead of their Florida debut.

Pale amber in color with a pretty white head.

Good grape-like aroma with a hint of hops.

Nice flavor of biscuit and bread that mixes with herbal hop flavors and a nice bitterness. There's a hint of smoke flavor too.

Solid mouthfeel.

Overall this is a fine beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2013 04:52:15 | More by Shaw
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strangebrew1981

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-12-2013 21:51:35 | More by strangebrew1981
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Trappist_Vince

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

11-01-2013 22:22:54 | More by Trappist_Vince
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3.28/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly darker amber color with a slight haze. Thin white head that lingered, no lacing on the glass.

Smell: Malts, Hops and a hint of cloves.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied. Taste of grains and grassy, earthy like flavors. Bitter hops.

Overall: Not a bad brew, glad to have tried it out.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 22:13:31 | More by Cavanaghty
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-27-2013 15:25:09 | More by BillRoth
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hsus0225

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-20-2013 03:28:10 | More by hsus0225
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Matt_C

Texas

3.51/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bottle I got from a local HEB, poured into my 16 oz. mug.

App: A nice gold-amber, and a nice amount of bubbling. The head looks good, but is minimal.

Smell: Sweet. Malt with a bit of hoppiness.

Taste: I like it. Malty, grainy, and sweet. Enough hops. More crisp than other ambers I've had. The after taste is a bit too bitter for me, but some might like it.

Feel: A pretty nice medium. Good balance of carbonation and viscosity. Smooth and a bit foamy.

Overall: A good beer. I think I prefer other ambers, but this is a solid choice.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 06:26:03 | More by Matt_C
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slfuller30

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-08-2013 13:00:36 | More by slfuller30
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randeezy74

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-08-2013 07:04:50 | More by randeezy74
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HookemHops13

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-28-2013 17:36:57 | More by HookemHops13
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branham1989

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

09-26-2013 19:41:18 | More by branham1989
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one4thegutter

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-23-2013 14:28:09 | More by one4thegutter
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Hoganlaw

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-21-2013 03:15:30 | More by Hoganlaw
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mjurney

Texas

4.19/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
Amber-gold color, a little sediment floating. Lots of bubbles rising up. Fairly nice head.

Aroma:
Malty, caramel, sweet, citrus hops.

Taste:
Malty, bready, caramel, toasted. Hop bitterness is medium, citrus-spicy, a little floral. Finish is bitter, crisp, dry. Body is medium, slightly cream, smooth, dry, nice carbonation.

Overall:
It's an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 01:26:21 | More by mjurney
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Dicers

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-12-2013 01:35:08 | More by Dicers
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

09-12-2013 00:59:46 | More by OKCNittany
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rph97

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-07-2013 22:33:54 | More by rph97
Saint Arnold Amber Ale from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.