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Lukcy Basartd Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,122 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,122
Reviews: 746
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 113
Gots: 347 | FT: 8
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: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

5-26-11

A- Dark brownish red and hazy, light gets through. Finger and a half of tanish off white head.

S- Floral hops, caramel maltiness and a woodiness; Has a unique smell to it.

T- Really malty and caramely with a nice hop bite; The little bit of aging has smoothed it out but has muted the flavors slightly, I remember it having more of a kick but this is completely easy to drink and smooth even warm. As it really warms up the hops start to come out more and I get some tropical fruit flavors.

M- Medium; Coats the tongue, slightly creamy, a little watery.

O- Very solid even though the flavors seem strangely muted. I still got a lot of flavors and complexity out of it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, pretty fresh.

Pours clear reddish copper with a two finger light beige head that leaves some spiderwebs of lacing and holds a wispy cap and bubbly ring.

Aroma is grapefruit and citrus hops, some pine, good caramel malt, a hint of vanilla and oak, some apples and other fruits hiding underneath. Good strength.

Flavor starts with some resinous hops, citrus, some pine, serious caramel malt backbone, a little vanilla and oak, good bitterness with only mild sweetness.

Medium bodied, a bit sticky, oily, medium carbonation.

Pretty tasty stuff, glad I got a chance to try it. Really need to get around to trying some Double Bastard....

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to carlos for sharing this with me and tenderbranson69 -poured chilled from the bomber into a cervoise.

A deep ruby color with slight haze and thick cap of cream which sticks to the glass in a lace ring. The bead is fine. The smell is fruity but not overly sweet, moderate bitterness in the nose and lots of woody earthy scents, there is a mild citrus accent and hints of stone fruit. The wood is pretty high in the aroma with a slightly green odor. The feel is intense: bitter, resinous slightly sticky and tannic with a moderate amount of carbonation and slightly drying and strong finish. The wood gives a slight edge and tang to the mild sweetness from the malt with a mild bitter acidic note that carries through.

The flavor is Not as a I expected really, more malt and wood giving an almost balanced flavor to the high alpha hop blast. The sweetness is there with a mild berry not and the oakiness is very substantial with the tannic quality giving a vinous accent to the grapefruit and pine from the hops. I enjoyed this beer and it evolved quite a bit from straight out of the bottle to a while later. The wood is strong and gives slightly green element which makes it seem kind of raw at first, and the flavor doesn't shy away. It is appararent this is a strong ale with the 8.5% not hidden really. I liked this but probably would not seek out more unless I was jonesin' for some wood flavored beer.

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Lukcy Basartd Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,122 ratings.