Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company
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Reviews by TX-Badger:
3.05/5 rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
I opened a 12oz bottle poured into a snifter glass.
A - This pours a hazy orangeish amber, not much head to speak of on the pour.
S - On the nose I get some light spice, small amount of hops, caramel malt.
T - On the palate I get the same as what I was smelling. The spices are very subtle, you almost have to be looking for them. The hops aren't overly noticeable, but the caramel malt gives way to toffee and caramel flavors. Sweet on the finish.
M - Medium-bodied and it seemed to be noticeably carbonated
O - This is interesting, it is only my second time trying a Divine Reserve from St. Arnold. I think that this beer tastes extremely young and age will do it wonders. I have another five bottles from a six pack that I purchased and plan on letting them sit for quite a while before opening another one. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either.
Serving type: bottle
08-02-2012 01:33:19 | More by TX-Badger
More User Reviews:
3.99/5 rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Glass Used: Nonic pint
Appearance: Cloudy amber with suspended particles (should have read the descriptive note from SA's site to avoid this). About an inch and a half marshmallow creme colored head. Minimal lacing. The foam dissipated quick leaving a ring around the glass behind. Carbonation trickles up from the bottom in spots.
Smell: Lots of malt, caramel, apple, raisin, hints of what smells like oak and booze.
Taste: Wow, pretty close to the nose. Strong malts and sweet fruits with a soft sweet alcohol and caramel finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium, borderline high-low mouthfeel. A bit of tacky coating lines the mouth after the swallow. Carbonation is very low.
Overall: I find this offering from Saint Arnold pretty damn tasty. I love the malt and caramel sweetness throughout. If I had a chance to score another DR12 I would take it.
Serving type: bottle
01-26-2014 04:54:38 | More by darthvohn
Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.