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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A well balanced, full flavored, amber ale. It has a rich, malty body with a pleasant caramel character derived from a specialty Caravienne malt. A complex hop aroma, with a hint of floral and citrus comes from a combination of Cascades and Liberty hops. It has a rich, creamy head with a fine lace. The light fruitiness, characteristic of ales, is derived from a proprietary yeast strain. Saint Arnold Amber Ale is best consumed at 50 - 55° Fahrenheit.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lawman834 (268) - Texas, USA - APR 27, 2010
Pours a golden amber. Smells malty with a hint of chocolate and coffee The tasteb is nicely balanced. Nutty and malty with nice hops on the finish. Smooth with a litte bite. Quite drinkable. Overall-I enjoyed this one. Defenitely have had better and worse. For a local outfit in Houston, it’s a pretty impressive offering. If your in H town, I recommend you give it a shot just for the heck of it.


3.3
crajun (1233) - , Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Can’t believe I never had this before. Some hop bite to it. Malty. Maybe some caramel in aroma Balanced but almost to hoppy for me. Decent brew

3.2
The_Osprey (7886) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2016
September 2016 - Bottle share at Leighton’s. Thanks to Paulie. As ’Saint Arnold Amber Ale’, 6.2%. Dark golden yellow, clear, still, foamy off-white head. Aroma is airy, carpet, mulched paper, pale biscuits. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is thin biscuity malt, sodawater, dry into the finish. Mostly biscuity flavour. Alright. (3.2)

2.5
madmitch76 (24498) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2016
19th September2016
Leighton’s flat clearance. Thanks to Paul. Almost clear amber beer, thin pale cream colour head. Palate is light, semi dry and has modest carbonation. Tangy floralness turning bitter. Bitter citric peel. Touch of odd sourness. Dry finish. Strange and a little unpleasant.

3
teorn88 (7671) - Rimini, ITALY - SEP 20, 2016
33cl bottle shared at Leighton’s garbage share. Many thanks to Paul for this one. It pours a clean pale golden color with a minimal white head. aroma is sweet and malty with notes of roasted wood and mixed nuts. Taste is also sweet and malty with notes of nuts, caramel. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, decent

2.9
mR_fr0g (11914) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle shared at Leightons gaff , 19/09/2016. Many thanks to Paul for this one. A clear golden yellow coloured pour with a lasting thin white head. Aroma is semi sweet, light malts nutty, stale grains, smoke and burnt hair. Palate is semi sweet, grainy, moderate carbonation. Flavour is composed nutty malts, dry grains, stale grains, noble hop. Paper. Not a fan.

3.2
Leighton (21089) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle shared in London - cheers to Scopey. Pours clear orange-gold with a creamy topping. The nose holds mild citric notes, dried pale malts. Medium sweet flavour with si pale pale, bready malts, tangerine, low bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish, more simple bready malts, faint citrusy hops. Pretty basic but not bad.

2.8
Theydon_Bois (19200) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle split at Bespin, thanks to Paul, 19/09/16. Light golden with a decent off white head. Nose is pale malts, toasted sugars, straw, light caramel, bread. Taste comprises toasted grains, light toffee notes, brown bread, straw, paper. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close. Mediocre stuff.

2.9
Scopey (14519) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2016
Bottle at The BA Lounge in IAH. It pours clear golden - amber with a decent white head. The aroma is fresh, floral, soft, stone fruits, apricot, peachy, toasted grain, light caramel and bread. The taste is crisp, soft bitterness, floral, bitter orange, harsh metallic twang from carbonation, bread, cereal and some lemon with a firmly dry finish. Medium body and moderate+ effervescent carbonation. Easy - drinking, but lacking in a bit of punch. Not so bad, especially for am airport beer.

2.8
Cajun (532) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle - Pours "amber" .. white head. Malty, floral, aroma...with bready flavors, and a bit of citrus. Light, drinkable. Bitter finish.

3.8
SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2016 Pours hazyish orange with a large white head. Smells of subtle malt and hops. Taste is mildly hoppy with some earthy tones. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Saint Arnold Amber finishes with a subtle lingering bitterness.


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