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Bishop's Barrel 1 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

159 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 61
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PhatAtUT on 11-06-2012)
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-22-2013 07:18:49 | More by MattSweatshirt
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Ben7773

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-21-2014 23:05:07 | More by Ben7773
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Mora2000

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Bottle at the Holy Grail Pub in Plano.

The beer pours a dark brown color with a khaki head. The aroma has a lot of whiskey notes, as well as some roasted malt and oak. The flavor is boozy chocolate and roasted malt up front, with some whiskey, maple, oak and vanilla notes in the background. You can get notes from both the base stout as well as the barrel aging. My only complaint is the mouthfeel, which is too thin for my liking. Medium carbonation.

11-12-2012 02:16:33 | More by Mora2000
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12%

11-06-2012 14:22:00 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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valkyre65

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

09-02-2013 14:27:24 | More by valkyre65
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

12-28-2012 01:04:15 | More by Radius
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SvenHayden

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

03-15-2013 02:29:36 | More by SvenHayden
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04-14-2013 21:38:31 | More by acurtis
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En29356

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-20-2012 00:55:42 | More by En29356
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hsus0225

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12%

12-10-2012 22:08:55 | More by hsus0225
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BrittQ

Texas

3/5  rDev -29.2%

02-18-2013 18:56:09 | More by BrittQ
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tetu

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-28-2014 19:05:58 | More by tetu
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bobbrew

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4.7/5  rDev +10.8%

I hate to say this about a Texas beer but this beer is amazing! It's pushing the envelope of anything ever brewed. Hard to recognize as a RIP. It's a mouthful of plums and figs but soft and smooth. No edges on this brew. If you're into savoring, this will not be surpassed. I'm not sure what Thomas Hardy has been shooting for but 30 years of drinking everything they have brewed I think I've finally found it. Liquid mama. A first and hopefully not the last. This is what decades of beer exploration can come to. A Mother load of indescribable flavor.

01-06-2013 04:23:35 | More by bobbrew
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porter0209

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.9%

08-14-2014 22:00:56 | More by porter0209
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jheezee

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

11-12-2012 17:47:03 | More by jheezee
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.2/5  rDev -24.5%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Not quite black. No real head. Pretty transparent. Wispy surface but not much else.

Smell - Nutty and lots of caramel. Some roast. Some bourbon. Molasses.

Taste - Just a bit of sweetness up front. Nutty caramel. Light chocolate. Some bourbon. Not much barrel character. Odd nutty caramel flavor.

Mouthfeel - Dry and medium body. Not too sweet.

Overall - Poor beer came after Grey Monday. Never gonna live up. This has a weird nutty flavor. Maybe I'd like it better in the early evening.

05-21-2013 03:14:53 | More by Alieniloquium
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Texas

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Texas

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Texas

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Bishop's Barrel 1 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.