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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #5 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #5Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #5

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

180 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 180
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 105
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TexIndy on 08-14-2007)
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CoolJosh

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4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Huge thanks to Kryptic for this one! A 12 oz bottle split amongst a couple of friends. This beer was poured into a scotch glass... I know, I know. It made more sense than pouring 4 oz into a full pint glass.

This is one of the sexiest looking beers I've had the pleasure to pour. Beautiful black velvet body with a seductive nesquick brown creamy head. Little to no lacing, but this beer looks incredible.

The smell is full nose. Tons of cocoa and chocolate roasts. A lot of licorice. The chocolate is of dark rich rich swiss chocolate. The roasted scents effervesce into a nonoverpowering soy sauce. An awesome burnt toffee scent really works well with this beer. One of the best smelling beers I've encountered.

The taste falls short of the scent but is still well done. The roasted chocolate malts stick out the most. Some nice 2row sweetness adds a nice caramel/toffee flavor to this beer. The mouthfeel is creamy but carbonated near perfect. This beer is much lighter then the smell eluded to, but the flavors come out well and the drinkability is on the higher end of the spectrum. Great beer!

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2009 02:28:17 | More by CoolJosh
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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #5 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.