Bishop's Barrel 2 | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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147 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by champ103 on 02-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
147
Reviews:
15
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
11.68%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
31
For Trade:
1
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Reviews by cvm4:
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4.31/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Having it at the Avenue Pub in New Orleans

A - Pours a deep amber, semi-translucent in color. Off white frothy head.

S - Huge notes of cherries with a light oak aroma. Faintness of dry white grapes.

T - Not hugely sour, but very tart cherries & maybe somewhat ripe. The barrel comes through wonderfully.

M - Light bodied & high carbonation. Very crisp & easy to drink. Has a dry finish.

O - Amazing how all of this comes together so well. The only thing I'd change is to dial down the carbonation..

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep orange amber with a big head. Lots of wisps and a thick collar.

Smell - Cherries and some barrel funk. Some wine barrel. Caramel.

Taste - Lots of cherries blended into the pale malt. Not a ton of depth to it. Cherries and some white wine. A touch of acidity.

Mouthfeel - Overcarbonated. Medium to light body.

Overall - I don't get any old ale from this. Just cherries and wine barrel.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Bishop's Barrel 2 from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.94 out of 5 based on 147 ratings.
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