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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #8 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #8Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #8

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BA SCORE
87
very good

129 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 15
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 09-10-2009)
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hoplover82

Texas

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Wow... haven't had many wee heavys, but this is very smoky.

A-Pours a very hazy deep orangy red that has an almost tan creamy head that has pretty good retention and leaves solid lacing as it moves down the glass.

S-Of coarse in a beer like this, you will up front, get a strong smokiness. Then I also pick up a tobaccoy earthiness. Some slightly sweet toffee. And a doughy fresh baked bread aroma as well.

T-The flavor is also very smoky. And the toffee sweetness comes through more in the flavor. There is a present bitterness to keep it from being cloying in the least. There is a but too much alcohol presence for my palate. I would really like it to be more hidden. Hot alcohol is always a big turn off for me.

M-Full bodied indeed and very creamy. Also, that alcohol sting is a turn off.

D-Not too drinkable given the abv and hot alcohol. But I did enjoy this beer very much. I would suggest trying it if you hadn't.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2009 02:57:46 | More by hoplover82
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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #8 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.