Divine Reserve No. 14 Available Starting Monday, April 28

Strong Belgian Golden Ales can be quite tasty, but we wanted to make one with a little more complexity and depth and wanted to do so without digging into the spice cabinet to achieve this. Ultimately, the key to the recipe is the addition of rye and finding the right yeast. Oh, and 10% ABV. Here are brewer Casey Motes' thoughts on this recipe:

"The goal of this beer was to make a Belgian/American hybrid using West Coast American hops and rye to emulate the fruit and spices often found in Belgian beers.

The beer pours a bright golden color. The nose is a mixture of phenolics from the Belgian wit yeast and light citrus from the American hops with a touch of graininess. Rye adds sweetness and complexity to the pilsner and aromatic malts. The spice of the rye is somewhat subdued at lower temperatures but becomes more apparent as the beer warms. Cascade and centennial hops were used for both flavor and aroma, adding floral and citrus notes to play off the strengths of the yeast.

Belgian candi sugar was added during fermentation to bump up the alcohol while allowing the beer to avoid finishing too sweet. The dry finish hides the 10% alcohol nicely and makes you want to take another sip."

This release is ready to enjoy today. How will it age? Ask us in five years.

Learn more about DR14 here.

DR14 Events Around Houston

Here are a few great places you'll be able to find DR14.

Monday, April 28

  • Flying Saucer, Downtown - 6:00 PM
  • Little Woodrow's, Midtown - 6:00 - 9:00 PM
    • Also tapping DR12 and DR13

Tuesday, April 29

  • Whole Foods Market, Waugh - 5:00 PM
    • Tapping and bottle release
  • Mellow Mushroom, Spring - 6:00 PM
  • Guru Burgers & Crepes, Sugar Land - 6:00 PM
    • Benefiting Operation Homefront

Wednesday, April 30

  • Alamo Drafthouse, Vintage Park
  • World of Beer, Katy - 6:00 PM

Thursday, May 1

  • Kilburn’s Tavern & Grille, 290
  • Whole Foods Market, Sugar Land – 6:00 – 9:00 PM
  • Medicinal Purposes Bar & Grill, Galveston – 6:30 PM

Friday, May 2

  • Whole Foods Market, Wilcrest – 6:00 – 9:00 PM
    • Plus a bunch of other Saint Arnold beers on tap

Wednesday, May 7

  • Madison’s on Dowlen, Beaumont – 6:00 PM
    • They’re celebrating their anniversary!
    • DR14, Boiler Room, Icon Blue and Summer Pils

Thursday, May 8

  • The Refuge Bar & Bistro, The Woodlands
    • Tap Takeover featuring DR14
  • Skallywag Suds N’ Grub, Kemah – 6:00 PM
    • Tap Takeover featuring DR14, Endeavour cask, Icon Blue, Santo and some surprise beers

Thursday, May 15

  • Gordon Street Tavern, Alvin – 6:30 PM
    • Tap Takeover featuring DR14 and other Saint Arnold goodness

Lunch Expands to Full Menu

Please note: We will be closed for lunch service on Thursday, April 24 for a private event. The public tour will run normally.

When we launched our new kitchen last March and began serving lunch and offering food on our public tours, we were excited to present new ways for people to experience our brewery and the community of Saint Arnold. We have now expanded our lunch service to a full menu as well as offering all of our food items during the weekday public tours.

Executive Chef Ryan Savoie and his great staff have created a menu which allows you to pick from dishes that have become favorites over the past year. There are salads, a meat and Texas cheese plate, sandwiches (Prime Rib French Dip, anyone?), a variety of entrees, as well as some veggie options and small items.

You can see the full new menu on our Lunch page.

From 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday, you can come in our tour hall, order the items you choose from the menu, purchase a beer a la carte and enjoy your lunch. We're continuing to offer the Daily Lunch Special from 11:00 to 2:00 which includes two courses and beer. You can check our website daily for the current special or ask your bartender when you arrive.

Our weekday public tours remain the same - if you come in after 2:00, you'll pay $8 and receive a souvenir taster glass and four tokens for beer. Now though, you can order from the full menu during tour hours.

Our Saturday public tours also remain the same, and we're continuing to offer a limited food menu for you to snack on.

We hope to see you soon!

Rockin' Rollin' Prints at the Brewery
Sunday, April 27 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

One of our most interesting events every year is PrintHouston's Rockin' Rollin' Prints, where over 75 artists' woodblocks will be printed under the drum of a two-ton steamroller in our parking lot. In our opinion, this is the best possible use of a two-ton steamroller. The theme of this year's art is Balance. After the prints are pressed, they'll be hung in the tour hall for viewing.

Burning Bones Press will also be on hand with their "Came From the Bayou III" printmaking demos and more. PrintHouston and Burning Bones will both have commemorative glasses for sale at a price of $10, which will include a pint of beer. Alternatively, you'll have the option to purchase beer. This is a bring-your-own-food event. This year, the event will be free and open to the public all day - no tickets are necessary for entry.

Pub Nights at Saint Arnold

On Pub Nights, we open our tour hall from 5:00 - 10:00 PM strictly as a bar and let you choose what you want to purchase. There's no entry fee for the evening, so you can just choose beers by the individual glass or bottle. You've given us great feedback on them so far, so we'll be keeping them up on a monthly basis. Pub Nights are strictly 21 and up.

Each Pub Night, we'll have select Divine Reserves and Bishop's Barrels available, as well as the always awesome food from our kitchen. Check this page and our email newsletter to see the menu as each night approaches.

Upcoming Pub Nights:
Friday, May 9
Friday, June 13
Friday, July 18
Friday, August 15
Friday, September 5
Friday, October 3
Friday, November 7
Friday, December 5

Friday Happy Hours at Minute Maid Park

Our Friday night Happy Hours at Minute Maid Park are returning for a second season. This means every Friday evening home game you'll be able to get in the game an hour earlier than usual (generally this means 4:30) and enjoy specials on Saint Arnold beer at our bar in left field.

We'll have some of the Brew Crew out there throughout the season to talk beer and baseball with you. Go 'Stros!

Big Batch Brew Bash at the Brewery
Sunday, May 18 - 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Calling all homebrewers: The 19th Annual Big Batch Brew Bash is on the horizon. This year's style is Texas Brown Ale. As always, the winner will get an invite here to be Brewer For A Day and the possibility that your beer will be turned into a big batch.

See all the details on the entry form.

Austin Happenings

Eeyore's Birthday at Pease Park
Saturday, April 26 - 11:00 AM - Dusk

A day of fun, frivolity, freakery, drum circles and a little beer too! It's one of our favorite Austin traditions, and it's all for a good cause.

Get all the information here.

Lake Travis SpringFest at The Backyard
Saturday, April 26 - 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

If you're not celebrating Eeyore's birthday, there's nothing like a little live music, barbecue cook-off and craft brewhaus for your imbibing enjoyment!

Get all the info and tickets here.

Other Fun Stuff

Divine Reserve No. 14
Monday, April 28
Details coming soon!

Saint Arnold Happenings in San Antonio

First Ever Saint Arnold Fiesta Medals

Alright y'all, here's the news you've been waiting for - where to get the first ever Saint Arnold Fiesta Medal! We are giving them out at four places around town, so folks on every side of town have an opportunity to get one (until we run out at each event of course).

The interest in this coveted, saintly item is very high so please plan accordingly to get to a stop early. Also, please do not double dip and go to multiple events to get more than one - be kind to your fellow Saint Arnold drinkers and Fiesta medal lovers! These medals are super limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Here's where you'll have the opportunity to get yours:

The Filling Station Tap Room
Saturday, April 26 at 11:00 AM
Y'all liked our Pub Crawl here so much, we're heading back to the Tap Room again this year for the King William Fair. Get your Fiesta medal, drink a Saint Arnold and go enjoy the Fair!

Coming Soon

Santo 12 Packs
San Antonio's favorite year round offering is now in 12 packs!

Divine Reserve No. 14
Tuesday, April 29
Details on special tappings and events coming next newsletter!

Saint Arnold Happenings in Louisiana

A Couple of Great Places to Find DR14

The Bulldog Uptown
Divine Reserve No. 14 Release
Monday, April 28

Lager's International Ale House
Saint Arnold Night featuring DR14
Wednesday, April 30

Santo De Mayo
at Lager's International Ale House
April 20 - May 5

It's that time of year where we honor the centuries old tradition of Santo De Mayo. We do this of course by drinking Santo. Lager's is getting in on the fun with us this year by offering $2 off Santo drafts April 20 through May 5. That sounds like the perfect way to celebrate.

Crawfish Boil at Mid City Yacht Club
Friday, April 25

You love crawfish. We love crawfish. Let's eat crawfish together at Mid City Yacht Club. They'll have cold Endeavour and Summer Pils to wash it all down. We're getting hungry now just typing about it.

Baton Rouge Beer Fest at Leroy's Kitchen
Saturday, May 3 - 2:00 - 6:00 PM

We'll be heading out to Leroy's Kitchen and bringing with us a one time specialty keg of our new Boiler Room Berliner Weisse, as well as Endeavour, Santo and Summer Pils.

Get your tickets here.

Other Fun Stuff

Saint Arnold Night at Prytania Bar, New Orleans
Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 PM
Featuring Summer Pils and trivia.

Saint Arnold Tasting at Pearl Wine Co., New Orleans
Thursday, April 24 at 5:00 PM
Celebrating their one year anniversary!

Saint Arnold Tasting at Dorignac's Food Center, Metarie
Saturday, April 26 - 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Saint Arnold Night at The Irish House, New Orleans
Tuesday, May 6
Featuring the beer of the month, Summer Pils.

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