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Saint Arnold Amber Ale with Cascade hops

Saint Arnold Brewing Company continues to celebrate 20 years in the brewing business with another specially-hopped release! Now on shelves is Amber Ale with Cascade hops, the second in this series of what will eventually be three total small dry hopped Amber Ale batches.

We hope you tried and loved the version with Liberty hops and are here to tell you that this new Cascade hopped version is just as delicious.

Available in 22 oz. bottles and limited casks, the ale incorporates Cascade as both a bittering and dry hop here, contributing a spicy citrus aroma commonly associated with American Pale Ales. The aroma of the beer strikes a pleasant balance with a caramel maltiness and light fruity flavors – both signatures of the classic Amber Ale.

During the brewing process, Cascade hops are added early on for bitterness to balance the malt sweetness, with more added in the middle of the brew to give a pleasant hop flavor. The beer’s light fruitiness is derived from the brewer’s proprietary yeast strain.

Want to know a cool fact? Saint Arnold Amber Ale dry hopped with Cascade is a throwback to the earliest days of the brewery when they dry hopped casks of Amber Ale with Cascade, one of the only cask ales you could find in Texas at the time. Oh, how much the Texas craft beer industry has grown since then.

Cheers to another great Saint Arnold release and cheers to you, Pint Jockeys. Thanks for spending some time with us today. We’ll see you back here next week with another Texas Tuesday feature.

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