Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12 | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12
BEER INFO

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

Style: 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
Ratings:
205
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.19%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
74
For Trade:
5
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5/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If I could describe this beer in a single sentence it would be... "Angel Piss in a Glass"

Cold, Fresh and On Tap (keg), It has the perfect mouthfeel, the taste is slightly creamy and buttery...yeasty if you will and this bad boy packs a wallop!!! - Have a DD on hand if you're having more then 2. From Cask it's just a little sweeter and more lacing then a Victoria's Secret Catalog.

This is one of the best things to come from Saint Arnold and is hands down one of the Top 5 Beers in all of Texas, Ever. The only thing SA has done on par with this is Bishop's Barrel No. 1

With all of that said, From a bottle....it's not nearly as good - All the Cream and Butter is gone from it.

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3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle: Thanks, Kevin! This one pours a slightly hazy, lighter orangish-amber color. The aroma is a bit light for a 10%er, but good none the less. It’s a bit musty, with caramel and citrus notes. Also a bit of breadiness, spices and grassy notes. The taste is good. Body is more towards medium. Slightly bitter/sour taste. Some caramel and spice, as well as some faint fruits. No evidence of the alcohol. Very nice!

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Little head. Color is a clear golden color.

Very sweet and malty. Not a big taste profile. Just kind of boozy and malty. Caramel and some bready flavors. Maybe some citrus blended in.

Full bodied and hot. Ends sticky.

Overall, not really my type of old ale. It's kind of like a golden old ale. Odd.

August 2015, this beer has rounded out a lot and isn't very hot. A malt bomb. Cereal grains. Aged well. Original score was 2.98

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a Rager Creek Tulip.
Bottle dated 7/19/12

A: Ruddy orange color, that is pretty transparent. There is a thin white head that dissipates pretty quickly and doesn't lace very much. The color on this old ale is pretty different from any other I've had.
S: It's you regular "old ale" scent, but a bit lighter. There is some malty sweetness, a little bit of hoppiness, but very little of the dark fruit type flavors you'd expect from your average old ale.
T: It tastes a lot darker than it looks; the taste is almost your average old ale, but a bit lighter and a bit easier to drink. It is almost like an "old ale light," and brings a much more easily downable taste to the old ale canon.
M: Thin, but not too thin, and smooth. The carbonation is pretty light, as you should expect from an old ale, and the bubbles are pretty mild.
D: It goes down easy, amybe TOO easy for a 10% ABV beer. This one could get people in a lot of trouble. I see the DR#12 as a great way to get friends that are into milder beers introduced to the old ale genre of beer, and follow it up with something heavier like a Curmudgeon.

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #12 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 205 ratings.
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