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Bishop's Barrel 3 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Bishop's Barrel 3Bishop's Barrel 3

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

159 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 60
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeanBone on 05-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Imperial stout aged in Woodford Reserve barrels with molasses.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 159 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by acevenom:
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4.59/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter glass. The beer pours black with a thin, quickly dissipating tan head. There are some visible rising bubbles along the side of the glass. I get bourbon in the aroma with oak and vanilla. I get some sweetness in the aroma from the alcohol as well as some dark fruits and chocolate. The flavors in this beer are just delightful. I'm getting those barrel notes with the vanilla and bourbon. The chocolate and dark fruits also come out here. What is nice is the bourbon barrel notes don't overwhelm the flavors of this beer. The main knock against this beer is the lighter body, but this is only a minor gripe. While this beer isn't full bodied, it's moderate carbonation and medium, creamy body only help make this beer easier to drink. At 11.5% ABV, this is a bit dangerous. The alcohol also provides a nice warming effect to this beer and I can imagine this would be very delightful on a cold winter night. This is an excellent beer. Definitely give this one a try.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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My father picked this beer up in Dallas on a trip from work and brought back a few to share with me. The aroma is something that I could smell all day. Seriously, they should make a candle. The taste is incredibly smooth and complex. Every sip I pick up on different flavors. Overall, one of the best beers I've ever had. Highly recommended if you can get your hands on a bottle.

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Bishop's Barrel 3 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.