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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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CDCNAM

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5.7%

08-14-2013 00:17:39 | More by CDCNAM
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

08-08-2013 02:43:09 | More by ldhughes3
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tpgraham

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-29-2013 17:14:46 | More by tpgraham
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-26-2013 23:22:36 | More by ncaudle
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gueuzegossage

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-26-2013 21:00:36 | More by gueuzegossage
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Phelps

Arizona

3.88/5  rDev -8.5%

Bottle into a snifter at World of Beer - Arlington. This one's a stout brewed with molasses and aged in bourbon barrels. According to the brewery, it started out at 9 percent ABV prior to the nine months it spent in Woodford Reserve barrels, and popped out at 12 percent. quite the jump there.

Black as tar, thin as milk. One finger of tiny, sticky tan bubbles.

Huge whiskey aroma, very sweet. Vanilla, toasted coconut, maple, molasses. A touch of milk chocolate, but not a ton of showing from the stout.

Molasses, licorice, a hint of acrid roast. Mostly, however, the flavor is all whiskey. Brown sugar, maple, toasted oak. A bit more malt here, in the form of dark chocolate and burnt toast. Lingering acrid roast.

The downside: the body is a bit too thin to support this flavor. Medium-light, a little watery. Mild electric carbonation. Tongue numbing alcohol.

Decent flavor. Needs more showing from the stout, a bigger body. Good bourbon flavor though.

07-11-2013 21:40:16 | More by Phelps
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dookiebrown

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-22-2013 15:51:52 | More by dookiebrown
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-13-2013 03:32:26 | More by nquigley16
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Daemose

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-06-2013 18:01:52 | More by Daemose
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wtkphoto

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-05-2013 02:51:05 | More by wtkphoto
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-01-2013 11:58:07 | More by ajzy
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Dat

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-27-2013 16:31:23 | More by Dat
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kspongeworthy

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

05-24-2013 15:21:16 | More by kspongeworthy
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ATXboozer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-23-2013 23:48:58 | More by ATXboozer
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WickedD365

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-23-2013 20:22:43 | More by WickedD365
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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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illy0sis

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.9%

05-14-2013 22:12:41 | More by illy0sis
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Horse_Mullet

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-14-2013 13:30:20 | More by Horse_Mullet
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Fr_nk

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.9%

05-13-2013 19:34:51 | More by Fr_nk
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jaymesbawned

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-09-2013 20:29:01 | More by jaymesbawned
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cosmonick

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-27-2013 15:15:08 | More by cosmonick
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-16-2013 01:33:15 | More by VeganUndead
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-14-2013 21:38:31 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-14-2013 20:54:01 | More by djrn2
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majaqua

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-13-2013 07:02:14 | More by majaqua
Bishop's Barrel 1 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.