Bishop's Barrel 1 | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Bishop's Barrel 1Bishop's Barrel 1

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by PhatAtUT on 11-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

massive thanks goes out to cfh64 for surprising me with this gem. enjoyed from my eclipse sinfter.

a - brew poured a watery black with a thin fizzy head that was gone quick leaving a ring of bubbles around the surface clinging the sides of the glass and a few spotty bubble islands on the surface as well. the bottom of the cap says "Happy Holidays" and with the weekend around the corner, that's holiday enough for me.

s - HEY NOW! super rich and decadent chocolate. bourbon soaked wood. some vanilla. really balanced, but everything is turned up to the max. thick and lush.

t - HOLY CRAP! hello lover...where have you been all my life? this beer is perfect for what i look for in a barrel aged stout. booze soaked chocolate but not too hot

m - extremely drinkable. fairly light for such a big and heavy beer, but definitely on the full bodied side of the spectrum. a tad fizzy. leaves a sheen of happiness in my mouth as it goes down the hatch.

o - overall, this was great. i would love to have this again. i had not heard of this until it appeared in a surprise box (yep, that's brad for ya...), looked interesting but i had no idea. this is one of those hiding gems that everyone is always looking for. really well done.

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Bishop's Barrel 1 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 183 ratings.
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