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Bishop's Barrel 3 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
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149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 58
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
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:
Imperial stout aged in Woodford Reserve barrels with molasses.

(Beer added by: BeanBone on 05-20-2013)
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

elgatoborracho, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

mpayne5, May 02, 2014
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Texsuds, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev -8%

Wayne17, Apr 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

fredmugs, Apr 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

bmurray10, Apr 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

ubufan2112, Apr 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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Stew, Mar 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

RuckusDu, Mar 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

WTKeene, Mar 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Longhorn08, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of mothman
4.11/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Daniel at Cottonwood for this one.

Pours a tan head. Color is a copper hued black.

Flavor profile: Very similar to BB #1. A lot of roasted malts and coffee. Chocolate and cocoa. Vanilla with a heavy dose of bourbon. Some caramel and brown sugar. Molasses. Very malty.

Mouthfeel: roasted, but creamy. Medium to full bodied. Good carbonation level. Ends with bourbon notes.

Overall, an awesome beer that was very similar to BB #1. Definitely worth a try!

mothman, Mar 18, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a 12 oz. bottle into snifter. Was dark black with very thin brown head. Smelled of a very strong bourbon flavor with some additional vanilla and oak aroma. Taste was dominated by bourbon heat with a powerful molasses finish. The molasses amplified the bourbon flavor, and I found this taste really overpowered the beer and was too sweet for my taste, with more heat than I generally like. The mouthfeel was definitely substantial, almost sticky owing to the sugary flavor. I was pretty underwhelmed on the whole. I think it could have used a bit more balance, and the molasses didn't seem like a good pairing with the bourbon barrel aging.

OneEye78, Mar 07, 2014
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Heretic42, Mar 05, 2014
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Kramerbarthomer, Jan 06, 2014
Bishop's Barrel 3 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.