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Saint Arnold Winter Stout - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Winter StoutSaint Arnold Winter Stout

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394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 11
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 02-28-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-14-2014 23:56:34 | More by dexterk1
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-12-2014 01:59:47 | More by tmaestro
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-11-2014 06:30:13 | More by BKotch
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Kramerbarthomer

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-06-2014 04:22:18 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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ChanceK

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.6%

01-05-2014 16:49:58 | More by ChanceK
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Premo88

Texas

2.88/5  rDev -20.9%

12 oz. bottle poured into tulip
(12/17/13 born-on date)

L: lighter than black, almost a dark dark amber that is crystal clear up to the light; like an amber lager with a few drops of ink mixed in; weak head, maybe 1/4-inch of tan that disappears quickly; keeps an OK collar, but all in all, very disappointing

S: medicinal grain hits even with the dark malt notes -- brown sugar, coffee, some chocolate; if it didn't know any better, i'd mistake this for Saint Arnold's Amber Ale at first; it clearly needs to warm up ... and as it does, it barely gets into an old-ale range with some raisins/sour grapes/red wine showing up

T: much like the nose, there's some darker malt notes in here, but it's coming off an awful lot like a very NON-stout brew ... grain, that Saint Arnold medicinal bland taste, and very little dark dried fruits, chocolate or coffee. only on the very last bit of aftertaste do you get some of the really good stout notes, but you really got to wait on them.

F: it's weak for a stout but there's also no doubt it's super drinkable; plenty of carbonation despite the very weak-looking pour

O: major disappointment. there's just a pinch more dark malt in this than SA's amber lager, and that's a bummer. a perfect gateway beer for your friends, but if you want a stout, this ain't it.

01-05-2014 06:49:55 | More by Premo88
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2014 21:58:46 | More by Michaeldmanley
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-01-2014 19:22:57 | More by tbryan5
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

01-01-2014 06:20:10 | More by Beer_lover89
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-31-2013 23:52:16 | More by cfh64
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-30-2013 20:57:05 | More by DC_Brah
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-30-2013 04:24:00 | More by WDJersey
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Texas

3/5  rDev -17.6%

12-29-2013 23:14:50 | More by JaBes
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Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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Hops4Pops

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.6%

12 oz bottle - 2013 batch.
Letting this one warm to about 60 degrees F before doing my review other than appearance.
A: Side pour into a tulip. Almost no head. What is there is a tan-ish, off-white color and all but disappeared within a minute. Seems to be under-carbonated. Almost no lacing and what is there is oily and disappears within seconds.Dark chocolate brown in color. With light shining through it, it is deep red brownish in color
S: Smells a bit off, burnt malt I think is the culprit. Some sweetness. Chocolate but I don't think it was the best of dark chocolate, caramel.
T: About the same as the smell. Some un-welcomed bite that I guess is coming from the overdone malt. I think there may be some citrus and other fruit in there but I am distracted by the other parts too much to call it.
M: Starts with a bite that I am not fond of. Gets soft and creamy in the middle instead of up front. Bitter kind of funky.
O: The 2012 batch seems to have been a lot better from what I remember. Not sure because I have come a long way since then and never even reviewed it. I just remember drinking the 2012, really liking it and wanting more. It is not bad. Its just not as good as last year I don't think. I bought a sixer and I will drink it but will not be buying more this year.

12-24-2013 02:29:04 | More by Hops4Pops
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.6%

12-19-2013 23:12:31 | More by canders0927
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Oregon

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Texas

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Louisiana

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Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Saint Arnold Winter Stout from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.