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Saint Arnold Christmas Ale - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Christmas AleSaint Arnold Christmas Ale

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83
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454 Ratings
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Ratings: 454
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 11
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

11-27-2011 06:42:25 | More by billybrownsolo
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SquidVicious

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

12-12-2011 22:08:57 | More by SquidVicious
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BEERnBUD

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

11-17-2011 23:54:26 | More by BEERnBUD
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dehjosh

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

11-18-2011 01:53:27 | More by dehjosh
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tbone53

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

this is a fun beer to drink.anything with the name christmas in it cant be all bad.nice creamy head moderate lacing done the glass.comes in a screw top top for ease in opening.not a advantage to the home brewer.nice floral aroma and nice hoppy flavor.taste good perfect for the holidays.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2006 17:25:01 | More by tbone53
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ElizabethEleanor

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

05-17-2013 03:27:12 | More by ElizabethEleanor
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Texasfan549

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

11-20-2011 22:56:29 | More by Texasfan549
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McJeebie

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

02-02-2012 22:33:08 | More by McJeebie
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trojankeg

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

12-17-2011 02:52:03 | More by trojankeg
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +35.5%

03-25-2012 20:16:17 | More by MaddDogg84
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jordanmills

Texas

4.78/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at BJ's, also at Molly's, but I have a good many bottles at home. Rich brownish red color, nice fine head (flufs more from the bottle, but probably the bartender). I want to say I can smell spices and definitely the malt - not much for hop, which is good here. Goes down smooth and creamy, better than most christmas ales. I could sip this all night, at least until the 7.3% ABV did me in.

Serving type: on-tap

12-13-2006 21:56:27 | More by jordanmills
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GenericWarrior

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

07-17-2013 01:07:17 | More by GenericWarrior
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Cjhelweg

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

03-06-2013 00:54:57 | More by Cjhelweg
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HardTarget

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle Inspection: Hand pulled cask served by the Gingerman in Austin.

Aroma: A bit of wood from a generally passive nose. Lightly spiced malt is all I can report.

Appearance: Looked nice, took a while to settle down to a full creamy off white head that lasted all the way through the beer, and is probably still sitting in the bottom of the mug back at the bar.

Flavor: Gentle on the pallet, massively smooth and easy drinking. Very light spice notes in an amber tasting profile. The wood characteristic is understated but very complimentary to the overall taste.

Mouthfeel: Soft, creamy, low carbonation encouraged pounding.

Overall Impression: So drinkable, I believe I could drink my body weight in this beer and still want more. If you’re lucky enough to see it, I don’t think I can recommend it strongly enough. Great job St. Arnold’s!

Serving type: cask

12-18-2005 05:04:50 | More by HardTarget
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ByMySword


4.5/5  rDev +22%

05-21-2012 21:55:41 | More by ByMySword
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beercubus


4.5/5  rDev +22%

09-17-2012 22:23:36 | More by beercubus
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +22%

02-24-2013 17:13:53 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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OremLK

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

11-25-2011 21:09:57 | More by OremLK
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wierdo1212d

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is good!! Its delicious!
To me its the best beer by saint Arnold!
It has a wonderful color and a great smell!

The appearance is what i imagine a great christmas ale to look like.

The smell is a sweet sweet smell

the taste is spicy but super sweet but bitter at the end

the mouthfeel is light ... lighter than i would think for a 7%

i coudl drink this all night
Awesome Beer!

Serving type: on-tap

01-31-2011 22:44:55 | More by wierdo1212d
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datphoo

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

12-27-2011 03:25:02 | More by datphoo
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dookiebrown

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +22%

06-22-2013 16:42:44 | More by dookiebrown
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SavageHopHead

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

04-29-2013 04:06:14 | More by SavageHopHead
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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dabeers1013

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +22%

01-04-2012 02:28:25 | More by dabeers1013
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Ford

Texas

4.48/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Boondoggle's in Clear Lake, Texas

Wow.. great from the first smell to taste.

To me it's a great ale that finishes with a touch of hot apple cider in the background. Love this stuff and I'm going to stock up on it a bit.

I didn't try this last year, but I did have the Sailing Santa, which was this mixed with Elissa IPA. I didn't love that near as much, which makes sense as I'm not a huge IPA fan.

This is very good stuff... really spreads the Christmas cheer to your mouth.

Serving type: on-tap

10-20-2012 14:15:49 | More by Ford
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Saint Arnold Christmas Ale from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 454 ratings.