1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Bishop's Barrel 3 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Bishop's Barrel 3Bishop's Barrel 3

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

144 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 144
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 57
Gots: 22 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 144 | Reviews: 14 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of inkdemention
inkdemention

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

04-21-2014 13:38:03 | More by inkdemention
Photo of Wayne17
Wayne17

Texas

4/5  rDev -8%

04-07-2014 20:56:21 | More by Wayne17
Photo of fredmugs
fredmugs

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-03-2014 23:39:10 | More by fredmugs
Photo of bmurray10
bmurray10

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-03-2014 20:12:01 | More by bmurray10
Photo of ubufan2112
ubufan2112

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-02-2014 22:23:47 | More by ubufan2112
Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.9%

04-02-2014 14:49:14 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
Photo of Stew
Stew

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-31-2014 04:24:57 | More by Stew
Photo of RuckusDu
RuckusDu

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

03-28-2014 22:54:40 | More by RuckusDu
Photo of WTKeene
WTKeene

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-23-2014 06:54:36 | More by WTKeene
Photo of Longhorn08
Longhorn08

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-23-2014 04:53:43 | More by Longhorn08
Photo of mothman
mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

4.11/5  rDev -5.5%

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!

03-18-2014 00:34:21 | More by mothman
Photo of OneEye78
OneEye78

Texas

3.69/5  rDev -15.2%

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.

03-07-2014 04:36:02 | More by OneEye78
Photo of Heretic42
Heretic42

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

03-05-2014 05:48:47 | More by Heretic42
Photo of IrishGermanAmerican
IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

02-18-2014 20:07:47 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
Photo of MinorThreat
MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

02-05-2014 04:05:23 | More by MinorThreat
Photo of dkw0063
dkw0063

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

02-03-2014 17:25:23 | More by dkw0063
Photo of ms333
ms333

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8%

01-29-2014 00:25:37 | More by ms333
Photo of Beeyar
Beeyar

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

01-26-2014 03:18:06 | More by Beeyar
Photo of Ben7773
Ben7773

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

01-21-2014 23:06:00 | More by Ben7773
Photo of Kramerbarthomer
Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

01-06-2014 04:19:22 | More by Kramerbarthomer
Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

01-02-2014 01:56:12 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
Photo of Fabiand
Fabiand

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

12-20-2013 04:01:08 | More by Fabiand
Photo of ProImage79
ProImage79

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.9%

12-20-2013 02:56:23 | More by ProImage79
Photo of greenspointexas
greenspointexas

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

12-14-2013 22:20:24 | More by greenspointexas
Photo of DrewLikesBeer
DrewLikesBeer

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-24-2013 23:18:16 | More by DrewLikesBeer
Bishop's Barrel 3 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.