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Saint Arnold Santo - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.51%
Wants: 6
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zander4dawin on 09-28-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

jaymesbawned, Apr 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Tapeboy, Apr 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

Yabev15, Apr 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

scubahood, Mar 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

mandoman1, Mar 29, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev +3.9%

deep dark brown body with a three finger head that unfortunatly settled rather quickly. smell and taste mirror one another. pick up on grassy earth tones at first with some biscuit and cracker and roasted grains. some toffee, caramel and chocolate are also noticable. there is almost a smoke quality on the finish that is not expected. a thin mouthfeel but easy drinkin. i like it. thanks again UHCougar12!

match1112, Mar 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

canders0927, Mar 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

Melbourne Bros.
Described as a "Black Koelsch"
A ~ Black-Brown w/ an off white head. Slight lace.

S ~ Spicy greens, crackers, toasted white breads. . . bit of caramel. Smells a lot like Weedwacker, one of my favorite Sessions!

T ~ Toast following through w/ steamed greens, grains, wheat, & a light sweetness with a bready dry finish.

M ~ Great flavors with a meaty Robust feel on a palette. Nice finish with a slight metallic note.

D ~ Would gladly drink again. I like Saint Arnold A LOT! Great American expressions of German styles. This is not a traditional Koelsch by any means, but it's still pretty tasty. Thanks brad!

chocosushi, Mar 17, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

jeffs713, Mar 15, 2012
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1/5  rDev -70.1%

rjgbeeradvo, Mar 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Bluestar, Mar 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

jbdaves72, Mar 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

animal69, Feb 26, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev +3%

Appearance: Deep reddish amber when eld to light, with a moderate, persistent, coarse tan head, fine scattered lacing, like some lost ancient writings. The carbonation is slight and slow-rising.

Aroma; Citrus hops, bordering on orange dominate the aroma, as well as roasted and caramel malt, as the taste progresses, the roasted malt flavor intensifies, although pleasantly. Towards the latter part of the taste, there is a moderate cold coffee note. Finishes with lingering roasted malt and a faint herbal hop flavor.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, a bit thin, but still pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: Very pleasant and drinkable.

Presentation: Packaged in a short twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a standard pint tap glass.

Pegasus, Feb 21, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +18.8%

Poured into a wide chalice, this is a very dark beer with a head that fades away pretty quickly. Nice aroma, though: light coffee roast, perhaps a faint hint of smokiness. It's a solid dark malt. I'm not sure why this is classified as a Kolsch: it clearly doesn't fit the style at all. The flavor resembles the nose mostly, but adds a touch of cocoa. A moderate amount of bitterness dries things out, but I don't get any hop flavor. Again, I get a hint of smokiness that adds a nice dimension. Clean flavor yeast-wise, with a lingering maltiness.

I'd call it a schwarz myself. In any case, it's pretty drinkable. The low strength makes for a nice session beer as well.

allengarvin, Feb 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

texasMade281, Feb 18, 2012
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3.15/5  rDev -6%

Well at least the bottle looks pretty cool. Anyways poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, bottled on 12/21/11. This pours a dark brown with a short lived lace leaving off white head. The smells have a biscuit hint along with mild hops but a little mild, a little dark malts. The feel is medium to light. The taste is light also, some biscuit malts, a little coco a hint of hop bite, okay but not great.

DavidST, Feb 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Kornoms, Feb 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

ChaseTheAce, Feb 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

halo913, Feb 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

cjtwigger, Feb 03, 2012
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BEERnBUD, Feb 03, 2012
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3.4/5  rDev +1.5%

A- Poured from bottle into pint glass. Beer is a dark amber colour with medium carbonation. An almost white head that lingers thinly across the top of the beer. liquid is clear when held to light.

S- Chocolate malt. Some light smokiness.

T- Smoky but smooth, with just a slight hint of bitterness.

M- Left my mouth a bit dry after swallowing. Medium-bodied.

O- Fairly average beer. I'm not a fan of smoky-flavoured beers so this one wasn't for me.

imasloth, Jan 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

chapcat, Jan 30, 2012
Saint Arnold Santo from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.