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Lukcy Basartd Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Lukcy Basartd AleLukcy Basartd Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,341 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,341
Reviews: 776
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 128
Gots: 414 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2010

Anniversary blend of Arrogant Bastard to celebrate the 13 Year Anniversary of Arrogant Bastard.

A dry-hopped blend of Arrogant Bastard Ale, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale and Double Bastard Ale.
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Ratings: 2,341 | Reviews: 776
Photo of Sellen
4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MattDbach
4.59/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ChrisL24481
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trekbiker3000
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

You are truly lucky if you happen to find this exceptional IPA on draft. Smooth and strong with a great tasting hop bitterness that lingers on the palate

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mongrel
3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer had glimmers of promise, but just finished too bitter. There were moments that hinted at the sweet decadence of a Double Bastard, but the bitterness was a bit too abrasive for the style. Still an enjoyable beer.

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3.34/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KarlosT
2.97/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dissappointed. Like Stone beers in general. No Aroma. Bitter taste, which seemed to me unrelated to the hops.

Had it on draft as part of a flight.

Photo of Matt141
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hreb
3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle commemorating the 17th "yaer of arorgnace". "Dirnk Me Now" prominently displayed. And well, crud, on the side I see it also says Dirnk by Jan 1, 2015, and here I am a week into March. Curse you, BevMo Northgate for your enormous selection of low-turnover brews! Ok, this review is clearly unfair and should be discounted.

Served in a craft pub glass, beer pours deep and coppery in color, with a lighter, substantial head. Smells like malt bomb, and a little bit oaky. Imperial red ale, perhaps? Of course, drinking more than two months after Stone's stated expiration date will do bad things to the promised dry hopping. The flavor, however, still carries a load of West coast style hops. Too much, even for the rather aggressive malt bill, full of bronze barley malt. The fractional dosage of oak barreling adds a really nice touch, and survives in the palate despite the strength of the other flavors.

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3.97/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice oak taste. Dark copper in color. Everything you'd expect from Stone. Special anniversary edition beer.

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3.45/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My personal all time favorite ale good

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4.48/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bdel34
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Lukcy Basartd Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,341 ratings.