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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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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. This is the first Divine Reserve that we have filtered. This decision was made to make the hop flavors brighter, plus it would have been a bottling nightmare with all the hop bits in it. This beer is best enjoyed at 45° or even a little warmer. Though the recipe and style indicate this beer to be enjoyed fresh, we expect this beer to develop interestingly over the years.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Pours dark golden hue with a small white head that disappears quickly. Aromas are big pine and resin hops with just a dash of citrus and some caramel. Flavors are bitter pine and resin, hints of citrus around the edges, soft caramel and a touch of flowers. Palate is a little flat I expected more carbonation from this beer and it just didn’t allow the beer to really hit all the right spots on my palate. Overall this is a solid above average DIPA. It’s not going to compete against the tops in this category but it will beat a lot of the other DIPAs out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Tap at the Flying Saucer, Houston, 21/05/13. Listed as ’Saint Arnold - Endeavour’. Clear dark amber with a thin off white head. Nose is caramel malt forward, hops, pine, bitter grapefruit. Taste comprises mineral notes, hops, decent level of pine bite, sugars, light booze, bitter grapefruit, orange pith. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, slightly warming in the finish with hop bitterness. Decent enough but not top draw. The booze came through a little too much in the finish for 8.9%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9747) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2013
An amber DIPA with a thin creamy mocha head. In aroma, classic mix of floral and piney hops over biscuit malt, resinous and nice. In mouth, a nice caramel malt with treacle, floral piney hops, warming alcohol, very nice. On tap at brewery, May 18 2013.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
terrwils (7) - Union, New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2013 does not count
Pleasantly surprised with this IPA, as I'm not a huge St. Arnold's fan. Great aroma with hops and fruit -- citrus mostly. It's strong. 8.9% abv. and quite hoppy, but delicious and a thick taste on the tongue unlike most IPAs I've had (feels creamy, but doesn't look it). Deep amber color. Nice light cream head. Really delicious and a great value for <$5 for a 22oz bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAY 16, 2013
22oz bottle. Rating #186. Dark amber with a big fluffy white head that left a decent amount of lace on the glass. Sweet pineapple and a little tropical fruit in there as well. Medium bitterness, sweet fruity aftretaste with a nic ebit of tropical fruit in the finish. Nice stuff. (2740)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artmcd8 (1496) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Pours a clear reddish orange with a white head. The aroma is of citrus and some alcohol. The beer has a slight tang and a crisp bitter finish. Very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjay44 (2568) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2013
651 ml. bottle. Pours a thick, well retained off white head, with some lacing, over a slightly hazy dark gold (SRM 7) body......nose is resin, pine, grapefruit, toffee/caramel.....taste is medium toffee/caramel sweetness, balanced by pine, resin, citrus peel, finishing with moderate bitterness.......mouth feel medium, slightly sticky, alcohol hidden, carbonation low, slightly acidic. This is a very typicial I/DIPA. It is slightly sweeter than many, but has all the clean refreshing qualities, combined with appropriate complexity in both the malt and hop backbones. BJCP 8/3/15/4/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (2505) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2013
Bomber from Central Market in Houston. Copper pour with slight off-white head. Aroma is biscuity sweet malts, grapefruit, pine. Tastes are the same with floral. Nice clean and crisp. Thin to medium palate. Biscuit and pine in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 24, 2013
Bottle, as Saint Arnold Endeavour @ Maxi’s House, courtesy of Max. Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, sweet fruity hops, peach, light citrus. Flavor is malt, caramel, fruity hops, grapefruit, light resin. Medium to full body, average carbonation. 230413

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2006) - New York, USA - APR 11, 2013
Tap at the avenue pub, pretty excited to get my first Texas rate that will fill in the old map nicely. Pours copper/orange with 2 finger white head. Nose of citrus and spice. Tastes perfumey, chewy caramel, grapefruit citrus,peaches, resin, white pepper, and some malt. slightly oily on palate but quite enjoyable

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