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Centenni-Ale Dark - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Centenni-Ale DarkCentenni-Ale Dark

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BA SCORE
75
okay

27 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 10-09-2011)
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Brown-red in color with 1/4in head and decent lacing, though no retention

Nose: Caramel and dark fruits with light malts

Taste: Figs, and roasted malt with light hops

Mouthfeel: Lightly carbonated with a medium body means it need more CO2 support

Overall: This was a decent beer, it was slightly better than average.

2378GCGTG, Jan 17, 2012
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3.08/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I picked this beer up at the DownTown Spec's a few days ago. I just reviewed the Blonde yesterday, so let's give the brown a shot.

Appearance: No off-gas when I popped the top, but after a pretty aggressive pour I managed to get about 1/8" of head. The beer itself is a pretty clear brown with some mild red highlights. The head was gone within about 20 seconds and was a small ring where the beer meets the glass. There are some spots of lace on the glass after drinking.

Aroma: Mostly sweet toffee and chocolate malts along with a subtle American hop presence. As the beer sits a bit, the malts are getting a bit more toasty and the hops are starting to come out clearer. Overall the aroma is clean and pretty nice.

Taste: The flavor follows the aroma pretty closely except that it is thinner than you would have expected. The lack of carbonation accentuates the thinness. There is a very mild roasty component to the flavor that would probably be obscured by any carbonation, but the mostly flat beer is showing it off. The finish is balanced with malt being the predominant factor.

Opinion: Well, this is an OK beer, but it is really suffering from the lack of carbonation. That said, even if the beer was carbonated properly, I don't get much that would make me choose this over their regular Brown ale. In fact, I think that the normal Brown is marginally better as it has more depth in the malt than this beer seems to have. Oh well, I will finish this bottle, but I doubt that I will come back to this one unless I see it on tap or something somewhere.

SkeeterHawk, Dec 01, 2011
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Centenni-Ale Dark from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.