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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,723 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,723
Reviews: 1,824
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 143
Gots: 348 | FT: 6
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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CountJustinian

New York

4.65/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A helluva brew. Rich dark amber almost glowing brown color. Opaque and a tad hazy, looks like maple syrup in a beer glass, almost like a solid instead of a liquid. Very imposing. Good couple finger creamy froth head. The refined hoppy bitterness tastes like the traditional Arrogant Bastard Ale sans the Oak, but after some more tinkering to iron out the kinks. Thins out a bit after aspiration and hoppiness-to-mellow sweetness balance starts to shift towards sweetness. Citrusy notes of grapefruit rind are apparent, as is a mild caramely sweetness. Mid-range carbonation. Complex but patient and not overpowering mouthfeel, a little on the heavy side. No unduly lingering bitterness. In a word, a masterpiece!

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2011 21:00:49 | More by CountJustinian
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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,723 ratings.