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Saint Arnold Endeavour IPA - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Endeavour IPASaint Arnold Endeavour IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

652 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 652
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 67
Gots: 89 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Same recipe as Divine Reserve #11.

(Beer added by: Kornoms on 02-29-2012)
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ByMySword


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-21-2012 21:58:18 | More by ByMySword
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discdueler

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-19-2012 22:34:14 | More by discdueler
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-19-2012 18:30:34 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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suspect

New York

4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a Dogfish Head Signature glass. Thanks to miikezombie for the hookup.

A: Crystal clear golden color with hints of red. Aggressive pour leads to a 2 finger head. Lacing is sticky and thick.

S: Huge hop aroma with big blood orange zest and piney grassy notes. Malt backbone is big and pronounced.

T: Follows the nose but the hops are a touch less prominent.

M: Creamy mouth feel, perfectly carbonated.

O: Easy drinker and at 8.9% that is a bit dangerous!

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 03:50:37 | More by suspect
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-18-2012 06:26:36 | More by standardcherry
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beenitty

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-17-2012 19:33:04 | More by beenitty
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pschul4

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-15-2012 14:01:31 | More by pschul4
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jsilva

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

05-14-2012 17:58:55 | More by jsilva
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BryanCarey

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pouring to a tan hue with the slightest haze, St. Arnold Endeavor has a fragrant bouquet that combines zesty citrus and other fruits along with some biscuits. The head of foam on this beer is exceptional, and its appearance is certain to pique your interest and encourage that first sip.

Tasting this beer, you quickly realize that the appearance, however impressive, was only a warm-up to the delight that awaits. Yes, this beer is big on hops, but it is better balanced than other double/imperial IPA, with tastes of bread, pine, toffee, and caramel backing up the wonderful flavors from the hop trio that includes Simcoe, Centennial, and Columbus varieties. Taste sensations include a touch of grapefruit, orange, peach, and pineapple, with no one flavor dominating.

St. Arnold Endeavor is an exceptional beer in every way and I like it more and more every time I take a sip. It is one of a select group of beers that actually tastes just as good if not better as it warms. I would avoid serving it ice cold because doing so negates the complex flavors within. It is best served around 45 degrees but if allowed to warm slightly, it still tastes very good and some of the complex flavors become even more noticeable.

This beer is sold only in 22 oz. bomber bottles but anyone who has the chance should go out of their way to sample this amazing beer. It is better balanced than other imperial IPA and it isn’t surprising that Endeavor has already won an award at the 2012 world beer cup. I expect more awards in the future and more incredible, memorable moments made even better with St. Arnold Endeavor, the best beer in the St. Arnold lineup.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 21:12:44 | More by BryanCarey
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-12-2012 02:52:29 | More by fiedler84
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beergoot

Colorado

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bonus bomber bottle sent in a beer trade with Tim from Houston. Thanks, dude...

Very clear light copper body with an excellent thick white head. Lots of active, fine carbonation.

Heady pungent aroma of citrus and pine. Smells sweet and rich..

Sweet, toast-like malt notes in the initial taste, soon followed by an all-encompassing soft bitterness. Biscuit and toffee hints.

Medium-bodied.

A pretty spiffy TX IPA. Seems to hit all the right characteristics across the board. Easy drinking and satisfying...

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2012 23:19:28 | More by beergoot
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-10-2012 22:30:46 | More by oldp0rt
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seeswo

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

05-10-2012 14:23:20 | More by seeswo
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army01

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-09-2012 05:33:24 | More by army01
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to texasclimber for the bottle. Dated 2/27/12 poured into my Duvel tulip.

Pours deep orange with a two finger white head with good retention and lacing.

Smells like a pine forest with hints of tropical fruit. I recently sampled this one fresher and the tropical fruits seem to have faded a bit in the 9 weeks since bottling. A little bit of caramel malt presence as well.

Starts out with some tropical fruit notes, but again maybe a bit more subdued than an ultra fresh bottle. A little bit of a sticky bready malt in the middle before finishing piney and dry. A touch of alcohol is present on the finish.

Medium bodied although a touch on the light side. Solid carbonation.

Pretty good DIPA, but it's lacking a little something that would push it into elite territory. Still definitely worth the cost of admission to try.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2012 20:52:52 | More by jmarsh123
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DAVEnHOPS

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-02-2012 17:20:33 | More by DAVEnHOPS
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jheezee

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-01-2012 20:57:02 | More by jheezee
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-01-2012 04:21:36 | More by TXhomebrewer
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JCTX


4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-28-2012 03:47:21 | More by JCTX
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goblue65

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-27-2012 02:10:20 | More by goblue65
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tjkinate

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-20-2012 18:00:47 | More by tjkinate
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-20-2012 00:09:15 | More by DaveHack
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a perfect clear amber with 2 fingers of fluffy white head. copious amounts of lacing. smells of honey, caramel, grass, mellow pine. a very tasy dipa! pine up front followed by sweet grapefruity taste. this is an excellent blend of floral, citrus, bitter hops with a malty backbone. medium bodied, sticky lacing, refreshing double ipa. not boozey at all and sweet enough to make it a fast drinking beer... which can be dangerous! this is a great tasting, smelling, looking ipa. i received this from a trade, not knowing anything about it - i think it was worth it!

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 14:08:36 | More by facundoCNB
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.48/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from drabmuh. Thanks Matt.

The beer is clear and bright orange with a small white head. Plenty of effervescence present.

The aroma offers some candied citrus fruit, sweet malt.

The flavor imparts grapefruit, alcohol, tart citrus, orange rind. Some good stuff going here, but a bit too sweet. Long lasting bitterness in the finish. Malt presence is formidable. I prefer beers of this ilk to be a showcase for hops, more aromatic and lighter in body.

Not a smooth experience for the palate. The beer is heavy, with abundant sweet malt. Alcohol and a dry, hoppy bitterness are very aggressive on the palate.

Overall, this is ok. Not my thing, but worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 02:13:05 | More by Huhzubendah
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Amp

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-17-2012 17:26:44 | More by Amp
Saint Arnold Endeavour IPA from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 652 ratings.