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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10

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BA SCORE
84
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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.87%
Wants: 15
Gots: 71 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  11.00% 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 11-02-2010)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Received as an extra several years ago. Can't recall the source, sorry.

Cloudy reddish-brown body. Thinnish tan head.

Nose is sweet and syrupy. Brown sugar or dark Belgian candi sugar going on here.

Flavor is deeply sweet. Again, the brown sugar comparison springs to mind. Not a lot of hops, even the malt body takes a second chair to the sugaryness of it. A tasty brew, but a bit one dimensional.

Smooth, slick and mildly stripping.

Drinkability is pretty high. It's sweet, but very smooth. Dances on my palate without being too heavy.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


A-orange brown color with a smallish off-white head and no lacing

S-dark fruit, toffee, nutty, slight herbal

T-roasted malt, caramel, toffee, raisins, plums, nutty, hint of bitter herbal, mild to moderate hoppy finish

F-medium body with light carbonation, smooth, some alcohol noted

O-a decent Barleywine, definitely hoppier in quality than others

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sampled February 2012
A steady pour into my Lost Abbey Teku glass produces a one-finger thick, light tan colored head. The beer is a concentrated amber color that shows a brilliantly clear, deeply red stained, dark amber hue when held up to the light. The aroma smells of caramelized crystal malts, lots of berry like fruitiness, a sweet almost candy like citrus character; actually the aroma is quite fruit focused, it really reminds me of a deeply caramelized, fruit candy of some sort. There is a touch of whole grain toasted character here, perhaps a touch of brown grain spiciness and of course the crystal malt character, but really huge notes of candied tangelo zest, sweet lychee, ample berry candy and even some candied pine needles play a huge role here. There is a softer, herbal hop character that becomes a touch more noticeable as the beer warms up.

This has enough of a hop bitterness to it that it has a touch of a bite, this gets accentuated and more herbal towards the finish where this beer takes on an almost menthol like character as well as having some sort of smoky, but mostly pine like notes to it. The beer is quite sweet, almost caramelized citrus candy like, but has enough herbal / bitter hop character and malt structure that it isn’t cloying. The hop character is quite citrus laden in character, with ample candied citrus zest notes, lots of berry like notes and even a floral, flower-nectar like sweetness is evident. The beer is fairly quaffable and lighter bodied for a barleywine, though this is still most comfortable being a sipping brew. As the beer warms up the lingering, herbal / pine and bitterness in the long finish comes to dominate and helps to wipe the palate clean from the up front fruit and sweetness, which prepares one nicely to take another sip of this brew.

This beer is definitely in the Bigfoot vein of American Barleywines; fairly quaffable, quite hoppy, but this has more fruitiness to it. For some reason I wasn’t expecting much from either 10 or 11, but I have been pleasantly surprised by both

Serving type: bottle

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.