Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel No. 5 officially hits bars and restaurants starting today. It has been years since this recipe has hit glasses. You’ve had Bishop Barrel No. 5 before, it was once released as Divine Reserve No. 4.
Bishop Barrel No. 5 is a wee heavy scotch ale brewed in December 2012. It has spent the past nine months aging Old Forester bourbon barrels.
Saint Arnold describes the flavor: “The bourbon barrel contributes vanilla, cinnamon and touch of rich earthy pipe tobacco, which mix with an alcohol warmth that adds to the rich creaminess. “
Style: Scotch Ale (Barrel Aged)
Availability: 12oz bottles, Draft. Limited
12% ABV, 19 IBUs