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Lukcy Basartd Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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1,391 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,391
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 97
Gots: 178 | FT: 4
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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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

splendidsplinter, Dec 02, 2012
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A - Pours a deep amber, almost brown with ruby highlights into my tulip glass with just about two fingers of head. Excellent retention and lacing.

S - Beautiful blend of caramel malts, bright citrus hops and earthy oak. Although there is a citrus zest to it, it comes off more as pear or pineapple than the common grapefruit.

T - Bitter hop bite that lasts throughout the whole experience. Bight citrus zest, grapefruit and even some pineapple notes. Caramel malts are there but don't stand out as much us usual next to the aggressive hops. Notes of Oak are also present and quite nice. On the back end the bitterness continues to stay with you right on to the next sip.

M - Medium to full in body, well balanced, very nice.

D - This beer is awesome, but very aggressive on the taste buds and can't imagine doing more than one bomber in an evening.

StoneBrewFanatic, Dec 29, 2010
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millelacsmark, Nov 16, 2012
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eawolff99, Dec 06, 2012
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jplopez21, Feb 20, 2013
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TXhomebrewer, Dec 24, 2012
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brn9000, Dec 29, 2012
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bmmortale, Aug 25, 2013
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Stone Brewing Company--Lukcy 13asartd Ale--A Slef TrBiute To 13 Yaers Of Arorgnace--2010 22 oz. Bottle. 8.50 ABV%. 85 IBU's? (4.5 / 5.0) Belgian Ale--Dubbel. Thick pour. No sediment. Thick lacy lasting light tan head. Cloudy dark amber color. Aromatic earthy pine rich hop toasted mild dark fruit ester Belgian hint front. Creamy crusty thick roasted sweet smooth malty body. Clean dry hop spice warm EtOH end. Complex & delicious. Sampled 12/31/2010. Purchased for $7.99 at The Greenwood Market, Seattle on 12/1/2010 & PCC Fremont, Seattle on 12/30/2010.

philbertk, Jan 01, 2011
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Jmick28, Nov 10, 2012
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barbellsNbeers, Dec 21, 2012
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tswater, Nov 25, 2012
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QuakeAttack, Mar 03, 2013
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AlexM, Nov 14, 2012
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boudreaux, Feb 22, 2013
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tbone1384, Nov 03, 2012
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ZethOfTheNorth, Nov 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

The Bastard in me really wanted to get a hold of this beer.

Pours from bomber into IRS snifter a deep russet brown hue with ruby amber edges that just catch the light incredibly. Foam was in great abundance with the pour; as was to be expected with any Bastard beer that I've enjoyed. Head was cream colored that slowly receded to sticky lacing and modest fuzz rimming the glass.

The hops are the obvious dominating character in this beer. Big, piney and earthy is the ticket with big portions of caramel and honey sweetness. The oak character is really nice, just the nicest hint of wood to really pull you in.

Beer opens up with malted sweetness that softly caresses, then moves to big piney aggressive hops that assault the taste buds. Malts and hops take a back seat to that strong oak. It pretty much dominates from mid palate to earthy finish. The oak characteristics held very well against the onslaught of hops, perhaps too well. I really liked the oak flavors, but it might be overpowering to some.

Mouthfeel is full and luxurious. Modest carbonation is just about right for a beer of this much wood character.

Drinkability is good in my book. The oak is strong, but it has a lot to offer with its dry hoppiness and sweet malts

Foxtrot, Dec 20, 2010
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micahmye, Nov 21, 2012
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rEBELlION, Apr 06, 2014
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RichD, Nov 03, 2012
Lukcy Basartd Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,391 ratings.