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Bishop's Barrel 4 - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

140 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 12
Gots: 27 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  9.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Weizenbock aged in Woodford Reserve barrels with cocoa nibs.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 08-13-2013)
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StArnoldFan

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-13-2013 18:39:06 | More by StArnoldFan
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mjwellman

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-22-2014 03:06:23 | More by mjwellman
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Nuggetz

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-20-2014 06:57:11 | More by Nuggetz
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ThurmondTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

07-13-2014 23:12:19 | More by ThurmondTX
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ChristianT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-12-2014 22:13:42 | More by ChristianT
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crankdatank

Washington

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle thanks to Fro my first St. Arnold beer. Pours deep brown with minimal head. Smell is bourbon and vanilla, with a hint of chocolate. Taste is sweet bourbon finishing with vanilla, hint of oak and slight roastiness. Hides the abv well. My only complaint is the carbonation is a bit too prickly. Delicious beer, like easy drinking chocolate bourbon. Can't wait to try the others in the series!

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 02:48:46 | More by crankdatank
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Dabai

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

06-29-2014 03:01:50 | More by Dabai
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Can_has_beer

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

06-20-2014 12:23:48 | More by Can_has_beer
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The_Drunken_Sniper

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2014 22:06:30 | More by The_Drunken_Sniper
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Lance87

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-27-2014 18:47:06 | More by Lance87
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jheezee

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-24-2014 00:07:00 | More by jheezee
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

05-23-2014 23:20:06 | More by dfhhead25
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-19-2014 20:47:07 | More by BMart
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-15-2014 00:43:40 | More by Dave_Treat
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-14-2014 01:52:34 | More by JamesStreet
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mpayne5

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-02-2014 17:32:34 | More by mpayne5
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yoitsarch

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-15-2014 04:09:12 | More by yoitsarch
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Andy_Luft

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-13-2014 01:20:39 | More by Andy_Luft
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dar482

New York

4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a dark brown mahogany with red coming through in the light.

The aroma is extremely bourbon forward with lots of fresh vanilla, bourbon, coconut, dark caramel, brown sugar.

Definitely let this warm up all the way to blossom. In the front, it is again that bourbon character with lots of vanilla and coconut. A hint of caramelized banana possibly, but mostly just caramel and rich sweetness. The bourbon character lingers throughout with watered down bourbon on the finish. No sense of the cacao nib.

The mouthfeel is quite watery for the style at a medium to light, but it has carbonation to move the beer around.

In the end, wenot much izebock nor cacao nib in this as advertised. However, it's still a very tasty bourbon barrel beer, more towards a bourbon barrel wee heavy.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2014 02:38:00 | More by dar482
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Beerzebub

California

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Attractive coffee color; minimal head.

Smells good - sweet whiskey barrel, malt, and dried fruit along the lines of dates; nice cohesive richness.

Might tasty, although the balance is a little tilted toward sweetness. Coconut, vanilla, rich caramel malt, long sweet bourbon barrel finish with lots of lingering coconut. Bare hint of bitterness at the end; good freshness and drinkability despite the sweetness.

The base beer seems to complement the bourbon barrel really nicely, while sort of taking backstage; good stuff. Thanks Daniel

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 07:32:28 | More by Beerzebub
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Wayne17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-07-2014 20:56:42 | More by Wayne17
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Jon4than

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

04-06-2014 23:18:30 | More by Jon4than
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bmurray10

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-03-2014 20:12:16 | More by bmurray10
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-02-2014 22:25:33 | More by ubufan2112
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-02-2014 14:50:26 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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Bishop's Barrel 4 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.