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Lukcy Basartd Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,880 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,880
Reviews: 709
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 103
Gots: 279 | 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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Ratings: 1,880 | Reviews: 709 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

ryanpj, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

FreshZ, Jul 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

plumcrazyfx, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

kaelahann, May 09, 2014
Photo of THECPJ
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes:

Appearance: brown with orange hue and a 1 finger offwhite head.

Smell: booze, hops, caramel malts

Taste: caramel, vanilla, oak

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, crisp, complex flavors

Drinkability: a very unique and interesting / complex brew. But come to expect that from these guys.

Cheers,
The CPJ

THECPJ, Mar 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

GuttaMane138, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

hayesjw, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Jason1337, Apr 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Rau71, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Beerlover, Oct 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jak, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

MrLacinak, Dec 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

DeutschesBier, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Sinewave, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jerz, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of Shrews629
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Cloudy to mostly clear brown/amber, dark apple juice color. Small burnt orange highlights at the bottom. Dark burgundy color. Off white head with nice size and retention. Combination of both large and small bubbles. Some pretty good lacing.

Smell - Caramel malt with some prominent earthy tones. Wheat bread type aromas. Semi-sweet smelling, but the darker malt handcuffs the sweetness. No alcohol in the aroma, but I did detect a woody tone. Maybe a slight bit of pine, but not much. Real deep whiffs did start to reveal a rubbing alcohol type note.

Taste - Toasty bread flavor with more of the "earthy" tones and an alcohol warmth that seemed to linger for a moment. Minor amounts of bitterness on the tongue. The taste becomes more earthy and woody as it warms and the flavors become more tame and refined. Hop bitterness comes through more as it warms a bit.

Mouthfeel - Medium mouthfeel. Dry and smooth and mostly slick. Medium/light carbonation. Leaves plenty of flavor on the palate and also a touch of warmth at the backend.

Well, this is still a good beer, don't get me wrong, but Stone brews others that I find a bit more enjoyable. I did enjoy this and would never turn it down of it was offered, but it's just not my pereferable style. With that being said, it's easily drinkable and worth a try for sure. It has enough complexity to make for an excellent conversation piece. I started to enjoy this brew more as I went along.

Shrews629, Apr 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

allentownpaguy, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

muskiesman, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Number3red, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Rochefort10nh, Mar 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Fitzmke, Feb 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Not bad, but the mix of 3 beers is a bit too ambitious and seems to create an almost volcanic eruption of flavors.

Beastcpa, Saturday at 04:49 PM
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

tastymug, Mar 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

AlphaKingKegger, Apr 16, 2013
Lukcy Basartd Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,880 ratings.