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Bishop's Barrel 3 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

137 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 137
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 56
Gots: 20 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-23-2014 06:54:36 | More by WTKeene
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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

United Kingdom (Wales)

4.11/5  rDev -5.7%

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
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OneEye78

Texas

3.69/5  rDev -15.4%

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
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Heretic42

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -14%

03-05-2014 05:48:47 | More by Heretic42
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Texas

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02-18-2014 20:07:47 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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3.75/5  rDev -14%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

02-03-2014 17:25:23 | More by dkw0063
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.3%

01-29-2014 00:25:37 | More by ms333
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

01-26-2014 03:18:06 | More by Beeyar
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Texas

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-20-2013 04:01:08 | More by Fabiand
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Texas

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-20-2013 02:56:23 | More by ProImage79
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.63/5  rDev +6.2%

Enjoyed at Meddlesome Moth in Dallas.

A - Dark black with a thin layer of light brown head that reduced to a ring.

S - Charred oak, sweet bourbon and vanilla, roast, chocolate fudge, sweet molasses. A wonderful nose!!!

T - Roast, sweet molasses and chocolate truffle notes intermingle with barrel qualities of charred oak, bourbon and vanilla.

M - Medium to full body; a touch watery for the style.

11-19-2013 00:35:29 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Texas

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11-18-2013 00:47:50 | More by matthewbc
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Louisiana

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Texas

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11-09-2013 02:15:09 | More by StevenLaValley
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California

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Bishop's Barrel 3 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.