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Lukcy Basartd Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,161 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,161
Reviews: 751
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 111
Gots: 351 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Anniversary blend of Arrogant Bastard to celebrate the 13 Year Anniversary of Arrogant Bastard.

Blend of Arrogant Bastard Ale, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale and Double Bastard Ale.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2010)
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Photo of DevilDogBeer
4.97/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Lukcy Basartd poured a deep amber with a 2 finger creamy tan head. The head retention was exceptional and laced throughout the whole glass.

Smell: a lovely hop hit on the front of the nose, citrus and spice own the aroma. A caramel undertone van be smelled with a slight alcohol nose.

Taste: the taste is true to the aroma. The front of the tongue picks up a complex and very was at hop blend. It is paired with a caramel malty sweetness on the back of the tongue with a slight alcohol warmness.

Mouthfeel: not too thick and no unpleasant aftertaste.

Overall Lukcy Basartd is definitely worth hunting down. A truly enjoyable beer that lives up to the hype on its label!

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4.97/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Poured a dark and perfect mahogany with about two fingers of thick tan foam. A nice skim stuck around the entire drink and lacing was pretty good.

S: Great pine jumps out and alternates with ripe juicy red grapefruit. Little bit of caramel and sweet bread. Alcohol in the back.

T: Upfront bitterness followed by astringent pine resin. Caramel, sweet bread and malt kick with some sort of bready flavors. Back to the bitterness and final swing of juicy hops before the burning bitter end.

M: Bigger than medium with a chewy factor.

O: I would not change one thing about this beer. Its fragrant, juicy and hoppy, bitter, malt kicked and strong. Amazing.

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4.93/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Purchased a 22 oz Joe Lewis at the local Stop N Steal for 6.99. Ouch. This stuff better be exceptional.

Pours the color of good summer sun tea with thick rich head that lingers and leaves substantial lacing. The smell and taste are simply spectacular. It's almost like everything is so well balanced you find it difficult to isolate any one strongest flavor. It's just unbelievably smooth, rich, creamy and very drinkable. It has a full mouthfeel and is quite filling. This stuff is absolutely great.

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4.92/5  rDev +18.3%

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4.9/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a medium to darker brown with a bit of amber mixed in. Sweet head - close to two fingers on an 8 oz pour - cream colored. Mouthfeel is excellent with good carbonation up front and a fizzing on the end that accentuates the bitterness. Smell has some hops but not overpowering - piney - with sweet malts. Taste is incredible for fans of the AB series - bitter, sweet, a bit of the oak'd I love and overall an extremely enjoyable brew.

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4.9/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Upon pouring it from the bottle into my schooner I noticed it a dark golden color pouring from the bottle, but the color in the glass was deep red upon the light. It poured a thick deep hoppy malty head that went away quickly and dissipated into beautiful lacing that remained for the entire portion of the beer.

Smell: Smells of thick hops and when inhaled deeply I can almost feel the alcohol burning my nose. It has hints of spices and malts, but reeks heavily of hops.

Taste: Upon first taste it reminded me quickly of AB. A strong bold flavor that grabs your tongue as to say, I am made to be drank and I am delicious! The alcohol is not overpowering and the hops bring out a deep full flavored ale.

Mouthfeel: I always loved the way stone ales feel in my mouth, they are thick and heavy but they never stick and make my mouth feel all salivalike

Drinkability: Well I'm halfway through my bottle and I want another. I guess that gives it an A+ for drinkability!

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4.9/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.88/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Dark amber hues with a half inch of head in this pour.

S - Really oaky! I can also pick up grapefruit, toffee, caramel, and a nice malt sweetness. Smells awesome!

T - Wow that's pretty hoppy! Has a nice sweetness too of the caramel/toffee suggestion but surprisingly no ABV burn to speak of. Oaked finish rounds the hops and sweetness to a smooth Strong ale!

M - Drinks like a regular IPA but its almost the strength of a double!

D - Well it was 7.99 so affordable but I can't find it around here anymore. Still it makes me appreciate the fact that stone has some awesome yet affordable limited releases. Now I need to try the oaked bastard ale..

Final note: I loved this beer almost two times more than the double bastard. In a way the DB was way too malty! So smooth and so drinkable!

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4.85/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Fresh keg, new batch. Poured into a snifter. Huge, fluffy light beige head, high retention on a clear mahogany body. Soapy and oily lacing sticks to the glass. Aroma dominated by powerful grassy hops (in a way that can only be described as "Stone-like) layered on top of a rich, malty sweet backbone, a touch of raisin and vanilla. Taste has some alcohol heat, intense grassy, piney hop bitterness, some nice malt sweetness. Tongue coating and bursting with flavor, this thing is awesome.

Lukcy Basartd Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,161 ratings.