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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Bottle @ home, courtesy of cavie. Thanks Travis! Red orange appearance with a cream colored head and nice lacing. Nice moderately grapefruit, mildly earthy hoppy nose. Moderately grapefruit hoppy, light earthy hoppy, sweet pale malty flavor. A pretty good, sweet IIPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2011
Nice very hoppy beer, well balanced. Pours golden with a small amount of lace. Neutral aroma. Good balance,the hops are right there and more of a 1.5 ipa. Average mouthfeel,carbonation is right there. Good drinkability. mild citrus taste. Alcohol well hidden.Very slight acid builds up. Bottle in trade.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7788) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a crystal clear light orange body and an aggressively large, tight bubbled, bone hued off-white head. Staying power is good as is the lacing. Aromas of orange, citrus, light butterscotch (uh-oh), bready, a touch of rotten fruit, lightly herbal, some pine notes. Some caramel and bready hints. No alcohol. Clean fermentation. Flavors are on the sweeter side of things (surprisingly nearly a neutral balance!), tea, citrus, some bitterness. Caramel, orange, grapefruit. Very easy drinking, not rough in anyway (by aggressive cohumulone, alcohol or otherwise). I wish it were a bit fresher, but at only 2 and change months old, I am not sure how much better it would be fresh (I have been a touch generous). Creamy, smooth, not harsh in anyway, a touch warming. A hint of vegital hop matter in the finish. Medium bubbles, decently dry. Good beer overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Sample at Petrol Station in Houston (as Endeavour). Clear dark amber color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Medium to full body with flavors of resinous hops, grainy malt and fruit. The finish is moderately bitter with a piney hops aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7108) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle thanks to Victor at his tasting at Paul’s. Pours caramel brown. White head. Nose/taste of caramel malt, citrus, apricot, hops and pine. Dry pine finish. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (6994) - 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%.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6695) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and pine aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor. Medium bodied. Very good bitterness. Pine and grapefruit linger with light malt backing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle at Victor’s bracket box tasting at Paul’s. Pours a just clear orange amber with a thin white head. Big sticky citrus, lots of sweet caramel and malt. Big and malty, hops have faded a bit, citrus and malt. More malty sweetness on the finish with some light oxidization and soft bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2012
22oz bomber courtesy of Terminus. It pours clear copper with gold hues and half inch tan head of foam. The mild aroma offers up bitter hops that are a touch citrus sort of lime like as well as notes of sweet malts and biscuit like malts. The taste has bitter hops made up of citrus notes like grapefruit and lime as well as resiny hop bitterness. From here it rolls into increasing malt sweetness. The bitterness stays firm from front to back. Pretty nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (6409) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2014
Sampled from bottle @ The Hague tasting. Hazy orange color, average sized white head. Aroma and taste are malts, hops, bitter, pine. Full flavor, very balanced. Lovely.


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