Saint Arnold Elissa IPA | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,024 Ratings
Saint Arnold Elissa IPASaint Arnold Elissa IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Endeavour is a double IPA. The color is deep amber with a light, creamy head. The nose starts off with a touch of citrus but then turns decidedly into peaches. The taste starts off with creamy malt resulting from the pale 2 row and caramel malts and Saint Arnold yeast. The hop bitter starts low then builds to a crescendo, but always maintains a balance even in its big finish. The hop flavor continues to be peaches, an interesting manifestation of the Columbus, Simcoe and Centennial hops.


Added by TXHops on 05-14-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,024
Reviews:
396
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
12.63%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
237
For Trade:
1
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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of monorailred
4.27/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gvickery
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great orange amber color. Smell of hops with some malt in the background. Very bright flavor that lingers long after, but in a good way. The high abv will definetly sneak up on you. I'm a local from a Houston suburb so I guess I'm a little biased, but I like almost anything St Arnold puts out.

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Photo of Lagerquestrian
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of taospowder
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zzachm18
3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeff_Dubya
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimboLahey
4.97/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DesertFox24
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of devilmakesthree
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jellibeen
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HipCzech
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving: On tap at the brewery, served in a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Clear, bright copper with a slowly fading head of creamy off white head and a nice pattern of sticky lace.

Smell: Pine, mixed citrus peel and a lightly toasted biscuit malt.

Taste: Harmonious malt body with spearmint, citrus oils and slightly dank, earthy hops. Finishes clean with a healthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with lively but gentle carbonation.

Overall: Saint Arnold's first IPA stays true to a little older, balanced style - tasty and drinkable.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.42/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Darker than average ipa, 3/4" off white head. The aroma had a little bit of citrus, but not a substantial amount, like a small breeze brought it to you from somewhere afar.

Taste went more grapefruit, a tiny bit of orange, went with more toasted honey and pale malts than crystal. Relatively malty still, this was probably the first Texas ipa I ever had, no doubt they had to ease into the lupulin threshold shift. Still good.

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Photo of cgt1007
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of _drummer_
4.36/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Darker for an IPA, but good all around. Strong hops and hints of citrus. Good level of carbonation that complements the hops. Very refreshing on a hot day. Enjoyed it!

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Photo of TheOakKing
4.19/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Noooddle
3.29/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of needMIbeer
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PureSteele
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mark-Leggett
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MusaJames
3.06/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beer pours great looks awesome. Cloudy almost red. I've never got into IPAs. SO this isn't a beer that I'll be buying again.

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Photo of NodakEric
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdgarGerik
2.77/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Saint Arnold Elissa IPA from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,024 ratings.
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