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Lukcy Basartd Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,920 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,920
Reviews: 713
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 102
Gots: 289 | FT: 6
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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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 650ml bottle into my Guiness Porter pint glass.

Pours a deep amber to almost mahogany, depending on the badkground. More orangish or ruby highlights when held up to the light. 1 1/2 finger thick, creamy, voluptious, light tan head leaving copious lacing. Harder 2nd pour gave a three finger head that soon became cratered or dimpled. Thick foam clinging up one side and thick sticky lacing. One of the best heads ever. I knocked it up from a 4 to a 5.

Aroma of huge, sweet and fruity, over the top hops. Like over-ripe oranges or grapefruit. Bitter citrus peel and damp woody aromas as well.

Tastes of sweet caramely malts, then piney, citrusy hops, but in the end, the woody bitterness will try to overwhelm everything else.

Medium mouthfeel, quite pleasant. Nice burning alcohol warming deeply into the throat.

Very drinkable. Plenty of flavor and aroma to keep it interesting. The 8.5% ABV slows you down and perhaps, the bitterness as well, but as the beer warms, the bitterness lessens and it becomes easier to drink.

obywan59, Nov 27, 2010
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep amber hue with a two finger frothy off white head. There was very good retention and sticky lacing.

The smell featured burnt caramel, earthy malts and a balmy piney hop.

The taste consisted of a coarse earthy caramel, burnt candy sugar and full, yet reserved piney hop.

The mouthfeel was full with a residual hop spice.

Overall a tasty and complex strong ale. Nice concoction.

plaid75, Dec 20, 2012
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a pint glass. The brew pours a deep reddish copper color with a thick and creamy off-white head and gentle visible carbonation release. Great clarity.

Intensely sweet grapefruit notes, a slight acidic tang, and a thick resinous quality all hit my nose first. The hops are very in-your-face and fragrant in this beer--it reminds me of the hop scents of Stone's Ruination. There are also notes of bread, roasted grains, wood(?), and some faint hint of sweet candied fruits.

Very tasty. The hops aren't as intense as I would have guessed from the smell. Though this is a hoppy beer, to be sure; there isn't that huge citrusy kick you would get from the Ruination. Sweet grapefruit, once again. Smokey roasted malt, and a faint grassy taste come in after the initial hop flavors. There is just the slightest hint of an alcoholic taste, along with a bit of sweetness that comes with it, though I find it to be quite gentle.

This is a fairly thick-bodied beer with a slick and slightly syrupy texture, as well as a certain astringency. It's very interesting, and the drinkability is really quite good.

MrHassellYaHurd, Dec 08, 2010
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bomber into my Sam's 22oz sensory glass.

It poured out a very nice dark amber, with slight red highlights when light was shined through it. Upon the body sat a very slight off white 2 finger head

Smell - First picked up the signature stone aroma's, crisp, hoppy. The nose reminded me the most of double bastard. Not picking up so much on the citrus and pine notes.

Taste - As it follows the nose, first and foremost reminds me of a tamed double bastard, very hoppy, which is balanced out by the malts, creating a very smooth beer, which continues to be smooth all the way through the finish. It's not till the finish that I'm able to pick up the oaky flavors, it's very nice!

Mouthfeel - Medium, almost kind of oily, very nice feeling on the palate. carbonation isn't heavy but I think it helps this one out greatly.

Drinkability - Very drinkable from my stand point. I could have a couple bombers in a night and be very happy. A very delicious brew from Stone, I have yet to be disappointed.

Genuine, Feb 01, 2011
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Lukcy Basartd Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,920 ratings.