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Bishop's Barrel 2 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

125 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 125
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 25
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 02-19-2013)
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Glass Used: Snifter

Appearance: This poured a reddish orange with a a thick cream colored finger and a half head. No lacing occurred throughout the entirety of the glass.

Smell: Bright sour cherry, white wine and oak barrel. The malt is faintly there as well.

Taste: Tart-sour cherry at the front with oaky white wine through the middle and end. The malt was there but was minimal. The finish is what you would expect from a dry chardonnay. The combination of the cherry and wine notes linger around for a while tempting you for another sip.

Mouthfeel: The body of this beer is a bit aqueous. Highly carbonated, which surprised me. Slight puckering effect after each sip.

Overall: If I didn't know this was an Old Ale going in, I would not have guessed. The cherry and oak barrel flavors are pretty well balanced and make you return to your glass quite often. I would get this again if I found it on a menu somewhere.

darthvohn, Feb 14, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to mhksuccess for sharing this one at Acropora's tasting.

Bottled 2/8/13.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, cherry, slight wine, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour cherry and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the wine barrel aging is fairly subdued all around.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 09, 2014
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Bishop's Barrel 2 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.