Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12 | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12
BA SCORE
3.75/5
Very Good
205 Ratings
Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Verecund on 08-01-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
205
pDev:
12.53%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
75
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 205 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of cyrushire
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chris912
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.47/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear amber color with a very minimal head. Retention and lacing are minimal to non-existent. I get a cherry and raisin aroma. Very appealing. Very big cherry, raisin taste as well. Smooth but with a moderate body and low carbonation. Very good, smooth beer.

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Photo of kbgratz
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stakem
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle pulled from the cellar after 3 years of aging and drank blindly from the bottle while sitting in my treestand hunting (because that information is vital since its the only rating I can give for appearance.)

This smells fruity with caramel, dates and raison-like appeal. A mild amount of papery oxidation and kick of solvent alcohol towards the back.

This tastes sweet and fruity like raisons covered in papery oxidation with fruity alcohol esters and almost plum-like with bready grain and a hint of herbal bitterness.

This is medium in body with light carbonation. Pretty decent boozy sipper thats showing its age more than it should for only 3ish years.

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Photo of MaddDogg84
4.75/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I had it aged 3 years yum

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Photo of Jlabs
3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Got this as an extra in a trade and have been cellaring for quite some time now. It has a sweet caramel flavor throughout and as it warms I'm getting some smoky flavors as well. Aging has definitely rounded out the edges here but it has a pecuilar peppery finish that I'm not the biggest fan of. Still, it's a quality beer and my first old ale to date.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Seamus
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Houser
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of duceswild
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lare453
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bcrossan
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ericat78
3.24/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of KAF
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Zaphog
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of beergorrilla
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Sarge3130
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 205 ratings