Saint Arnold Amber Ale | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Amber AleSaint Arnold Amber Ale

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saint Arnold Amber Ale is the brewery's flagship product and first official brew. A well balanced, full flavored, amber ale, it has a rich, malty body with a pleasant caramel character derived from a specialty Caravienne malt. A complex hop aroma, with a hint of floral and citrus comes from a combination of Cascades and Liberty hops. It has a rich, creamy head with a fine lace. The light fruitiness, characteristic of ales, is derived from a proprietary yeast strain.

Added by kbub6f on 12-11-2001

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a chilled bottle to a beer mug
This was the first beer from Saint Arnolds I’ve tried and it was fairly good. It pours a light amber color with a 1 to 2 fingers white head that carries minimal lacing.
The aromas I got were of sweet fruity notes almost peach-like, malts, as well as some floral notes.
The taste carries over with a very light malty sweetness that is followed by a balanced bitterness from the hops, has a great mouth feel and for my taste I thought the carbonation was right on.
Overall this is a solid beer for its style. Very drinkable beer; whether it is by itself or with food. It is refreshing especially for the Houston weather I would definitely drink it again.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at a restaurant in a pint glass
A: Golden color with a light but tall two-fingered head
S: Biscuity, crisp with hints of herbs and hops
T: Match the smell- primarily light malt/biscuit with a touch of herbs & hops
M: Light-medium bodied & crisp
O: Nothing terribly complex, but plenty refreshing & easy to drink.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a clear amber color with a nice head and some lacing.

S: herbal aroma with some malt sweetness with a hint of fruit.

T: taste of malty sweetness with hint of citrus. Nice bitterness and a clean finish.

F: fairly medium body, crisp smooth and refreshing. nicely balanced.

O: Another good beer from St. Arnold's. Worth a try.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a clear bright golden straw colored body with a quick rising and settling head. smell and taste are one in the same. faint grains and cracker biscuit aromas. mouthfeel is medium to thin with decent carbonation. has a clean crisp finish with a touch of bitterness. overall this is a good beer to make an all day session with. really enjoying it while doing yard work.

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Saint Arnold Amber Ale from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.58 out of 5 based on 508 ratings.
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