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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,822 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,822
Reviews: 1,830
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 151
Gots: 398 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
American-style Strong Ale aged on oak.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-15-2003)
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SDRedDevil

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

09-03-2014 04:54:23 | More by SDRedDevil
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FippyDarkpaw

Florida

5/5  rDev +19%

One of the very few beers I give a 5 rating. Will drink this anytime, anyplace, on a daily basis. Just barely better than the non-oaked version.

09-03-2014 03:42:41 | More by FippyDarkpaw
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +3.1%

09-03-2014 01:53:49 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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BlkHawkFan01

Illinois

4.76/5  rDev +13.3%

09-03-2014 00:59:40 | More by BlkHawkFan01
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QuentinCall

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

09-02-2014 23:52:01 | More by QuentinCall
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EuellGophar

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev -0.2%

09-02-2014 00:17:35 | More by EuellGophar
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JeffONeal

Ohio

4.32/5  rDev +2.9%

09-01-2014 22:03:07 | More by JeffONeal
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Shroud0fdoom

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev -11.9%

* 12 oz. bottle* Look: Dark murky brown almost red body, 1/2 finger off white head. Smell: Mild citrus fused with intense toasted grains, caramel sweetness, subtle earth notes. Taste: Spicy, mild citrus rind, wood, toasted grains, and a hint of pineapple?, sweet oak finishes with a smoky camp fire flavor. Bitter as an old man with no beer money. Feel: Medium-light body, active, almost harsh carbonation.


Overall: I hate to say this but this ale is aggressive. This is not for everyone like the brewer said. Both hops and malts come full force and with the aggressive bitterness and also detectable alcohol bite. This beer will take your palate to a bar so it can purposely beat it with a stool. I don’t have a problem slapping two bottles of this at anytime. But after two it might get a bit, tiresome. It is a liquid journey, just not down the alley I would prefer. This brew is worthy.

09-01-2014 13:39:47 | More by Shroud0fdoom
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Phoodcritic

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

09-01-2014 04:19:32 | More by Phoodcritic
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jaramilr

California

4.96/5  rDev +18.1%

08-31-2014 23:16:53 | More by jaramilr
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Elicoleman

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

08-29-2014 20:04:46 | More by Elicoleman
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Boone757

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-29-2014 19:48:40 | More by Boone757
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HighonHops42

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

08-29-2014 04:27:09 | More by HighonHops42
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T_Hass

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-28-2014 03:19:13 | More by T_Hass
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ShriverMO

New York

3.64/5  rDev -13.3%

08-27-2014 21:31:01 | More by ShriverMO
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Thothamon

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

08-27-2014 19:05:04 | More by Thothamon
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Tarheel219

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +1.9%

08-26-2014 22:33:28 | More by Tarheel219
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PolhillS

Maryland

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%

08-26-2014 19:59:31 | More by PolhillS
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Corson

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-26-2014 18:23:34 | More by Corson
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aoampm

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

08-26-2014 01:11:08 | More by aoampm
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Porter_Hoarder

Texas

4.8/5  rDev +14.3%

08-24-2014 21:40:50 | More by Porter_Hoarder
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -52.4%

08-24-2014 16:48:55 | More by Nichols33
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danwho

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-24-2014 04:24:59 | More by danwho
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Dellpepper123

Oregon

4.7/5  rDev +11.9%

08-23-2014 16:28:46 | More by Dellpepper123
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

12 oz bottle, brought back from the States.
Pours dark and rich looking mahogany, thin head but good retention.
Smell and taste both have lots of hops - pine and citrus, but balanced with caramel malty sweetness. Oak chips add alot of flavor and another layer of intensity.
Bitter, but in a good way, finish and aftertaste. Medium, pushing full body and mouthfeel.
I enjoy almost all of Stone's beers, and this is right at the top.

08-23-2014 16:02:37 | More by BigBry
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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,822 ratings.