RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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.

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beerbill (3619) - Laurel, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2012
22 oz. bottle courtesy of a trade with crajun. Pours a mostly clear copper with a moderate off white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Very pleasant aroma of resinous pine, caramel, and a bit of malt. The flavor is more a combination of pine and citrus with some mild-moderate support from the malt. Mild-moderate bitterness at the finish. Medium-full bodied. Solid.

icculus801 (39) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Pours clear and amber with a thin white head. Nice lacing. Piney aroma with slight citrus. Good malt backbone gives way to a smooth, lingering hop finish. Little sign of alcohol given the abv. Very nice offering from St Arnold. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2012
22oz. Bottle: Got in trade from Errl; THANKS Chris! Aroma of hops, crystal malt, citrus, slight grass, and slight grapefruit. Poured amber/orange in color with a small, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Lightly sparkling. Full of tiny-sized particles throughout. Excellent lacing. Flavor is light to medium sweet and medium to heavily bitter. Tastes of hops, pine, resin, crystal malt, hop oil, and grapefruit. Medium body. Oily, then dry texture. Average carbonation. Light to medium sweet, heavily bitter, crystal malt, hop, hop oil, pine, light resin, citrus, finish is dry. 8.9%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

RamyG4 (324) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle from ericandersnavy from free beer week. Cloudy amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma is hoppy, resin and a lot of grapefruit, some caramel but mostly hops. Taste is sweet with medium bitterness, not quite as much as I expected. Bitter finish. Full bodied, soft carbonation, syrupy texture. Quite good.

mrpablogomez (1) - - MAY 3, 2012 does not count
Great IPA. Especially good for those that are new to IPA. Perfect for watching a movie. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Strykzone (7430) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Clear golden with ligjt carbonation and a small white head. Big citrus and dryness. Caramel. Pretty good.

jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2012
22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Labeled as "Saint Arnold Endeavour". Pours a clear dark copper with about 3 fingers of thick white head. Aroma of pine and citrus hops with just a little caramel. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet. Pine and citrus hops with a good bit of caramel malt. Medium-full bodied with a thick and creamy texture. Lively carbonation and a long bitter finish. Overall, very good. I would gladly drink this again.

Ratman197 (14976) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2012
Bomber poured a clear orange amber with a lasting creamy amber head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, skunk bud, pine and grapefruit zest. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness,grapefruit and pine with a crisp dry bitter lingering pine finish.

dnstone (3431) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - APR 16, 2012
Pours a copper color with descent white head. Fruity-cirus hop aroma. FLavor starts hoppy fruity-citrusy then gets into more earthy malt and hop flavors in the finish...the finish is actuallly a bit unpleasant. This beer has potential, but comes up short.

cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2012
22 oz. bottle via trade with rougeau13 - Pours a crystal clear copper color with a one and a half finger thick off white head. Lively carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma is pine and floral hops with a tad bit of toasted malt hiding in there. Flavor is much of the same with a little more malt presences. There’s a decent amount of bitterness lingering in the finish. Medium body. A good beer. Thanks Jared.

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