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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bogeysbeer (4) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2013 does not count
Tastes more like an IPA not a double. Great flavor but overall it doesn't knock my socks off. ABV is high. Overall good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EricTeusink (703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Got this as an extra from HeffIam. Really terrific beer. Pours beautiful clear pear with dissipating white head. Scent is citrus candy. Flavor bites big up front and then eases gently into a malty finish. Well carbonated light medium body. Bottle - Trade from HeffIam

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (8999) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1514) - Granollers, SPAIN - DEC 22, 2014
Cervesa molt aromàtica, en boca hi ha un gran equilibri entre maltes i llúpol que li aporten un toc dolç i un amargor més baix. Cerveza muy aromática, en boca hay un gran equilibrio entre maltas y lúpulo que le aportan un toque dulce y un amargor mas bajo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Bottle. Clear amber with a thick bubbly white head. Aroma is beautiful. Sweet, fresh juicy citrus. Similar flavors. Really great fresh orange juice sweetness with a firm but restrained bitterness. Finishes dry with a long, drawn out astringency.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle.
Okay, so I wasn’t too thrilled when I found out this offering was another repeat (Weslie Willis would be freakin’ LIVID) in the Divine Reserve series. But now, after tasting it, I’m pleased.
Pours a semi-thick amber with a beautiful white head and a nose of grapefruit/apricot smoothie topped with sweetened pine sap and orange rind. Flavor is a rush of uber-sour apricot and grapefruit, with a pleasing finish of light pine, strawberry, orange, and more grapefruit and apricot. Tingly and thick ont tongue. A great beer; better than the last DR IIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5856) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2011
The beer pours an orange-copper color with a small off-white head. The aroma is heavy on the papaya, with a little bit of resiny pine, pineapple and bready malt mixed in. A very nice, fresh smelling aroma. The flavor is also very nice. I get a lot of tropical fruit - mainly apricots and papaya - as well as some resiny pine. There is a touch of bready malt and the bitterness is about medium for the style. There is also a nice bit of alcohol warming. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Overall, one of the better Divine Reserve beers I have tried. This is right up there with No. 6 as my favorites. I think this one is going to be best drank fresh so I won’t be sitting on any of these.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttutony (704) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Clear copper color in the glass with a white head. Fantastic aroma, with notes of citrus, flowers, pine, and fruit (including an apricot note). Pleasantly bitter on the palate. Easily one of the best Saint Arnold beers I’ve tried. Well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fly (1419) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - MAR 29, 2011
was going to be stupid and alter the rating due to being pissed of at it being so difficult to nab. after drinking three, decinded I was singing a different tune. best doubleriipa? nope. worth the price? definitely. enjoyable? absolutely. would I like another right now? definitely. would that be a good idea? absolutely not.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rougeau13 (2038) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2012 Clear, deep orange hued amber with a white head. Aroma of citrus, apricot, flowers, pine and caramel. The taste is very nicely balanced between the sweet malts and the various hop characteristics. The citrus is particularly evident, and there is just a little detectable alcohol. Body is medium-full and smooth, and the finish is dry and a little bitter. Saint Arnold generally makes decent, though not great, beer, but Divine 11 is definitely well above most of the others that I’ve tried.


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