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Saint Arnold Brown Ale - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

280 Ratings
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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 7
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-24-2002)
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Photo of Grrsn22
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

First off, I have been looking for this brew for a couple of months now. I prefer a more malty ale, with a darker appearance, so I thought this would be just right for me after I fell in love with SA's Oktoberfest but was no longer able to buy it. After reading the description on Saint Arnold's webpage I set out looking and it was definitely worth the wait, and almost reminds me of the oktoberfest brew, considering that SA's oktoberfest is actually an ale.

Poured from a bottle into half-pint glass

A: A deep reddish-copper with good lacing at warmer temps. and a decent head

S: Sweet caramel malt, and slighty fruity, roasted

T: Bready up front, and if warm almost cinnamon, then goes into a caramel malty, then end with a mild hop crispness that doesn't stay on the tongue for long.

M: Medium carbonation, with a creamy head

O: My favorite brew SO FAR from Saint Arnold, and probably my favorite beer to date. It isn't bad chilled, but you get a much more "rounded" experience after it warms slightly.

Grrsn22, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of beaverapproved
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

beaverapproved, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of greenspointexas
3/5  rDev -16.4%

greenspointexas, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of bigj0420
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

bigj0420, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of Cavanaghty
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Reddish brown, with a very thin(almost non) off white head.

Smell: Mild notes of nutty and fruity smell, with mild malts.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste is a mild wood/nutty taste, and some malts.

Overall: I am not really a fan of browns personally, but this one is ok. Not really anything special in my opinion.

Cavanaghty, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of strangebrew1981
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

strangebrew1981, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of SicemWT
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

SicemWT, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Cheshire_Crew_Al
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

A: medium copper color, small head, light lacing

S: slightly sweet, touch of fruity odor, odor gives a sense of greater depth than is apparent on the taste

T: Was expecting a more complex depth of flavor, as it warms, it gets a bit of a cinnamon-like finish that is more appealing, would recommend to drink this without chilling in fridge for too long, slightly bitter finish, light hops, not too much of a caramel, or bready taste until it warms a bit

M: medium carbonation

O: Solid brown ale, nothing especially great or earth-shattering, but very good beer to try if you come across it, I wouldn't target this as a must buy

Cheshire_Crew_Al, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of mjurney
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
Amber-brown color, clear. Good amount of carbonation rising up. Thin head.

Aroma:
Malty, caramel, toasted, a little fruity.

Taste:
Malty, bready, caramel, toasted, nutty. A little fruity. Hop bitterness is mild-medium, leafy-earthy, some floral. Finish is bitter, a little crisp. Body is medium, smooth, semi-dry.

Overall:
It's a very good beer.

mjurney, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of Dicers
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Dicers, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Jame515, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of rph97
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

rph97, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of BlueMoon10
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

BlueMoon10, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Weisseguy1
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Weisseguy1, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of Beer_lover89
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Beer_lover89, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of Jcmikey
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Jcmikey, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of tpgraham
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

tpgraham, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of GenericWarrior
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

GenericWarrior, Jul 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

brett606, Jul 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

tmaestro, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

JamLand, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

BryantForestry, Jun 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

ChiefHopHead, Jun 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jngrizzaffi, Jun 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

bbadger, May 31, 2013
Saint Arnold Brown Ale from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.