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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,730 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,730
Reviews: 1,825
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 143
Gots: 350 | 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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sfoley333

Brazil

3.83/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into duvel snifter. Poured a brown red color with off whit head with good retention( just like all of Stones beer). Smell pineapple grapefruit herbal light alcohol. Taste a combination of grapefruit , pine, carmel, Toasted oak. Mouth feel chewy but not heavy. A great tasting beer, but I like the double bastard more than the oaked but the oak is a lot smoother than the regular bastard.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2007 07:47:57 | More by sfoley333
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4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The oak barreling mellows out the malt flavor aftertaste yet leaves a slight hoppy flavor. Has a reddish caramel color and lovely smell. Not too hoppy and not too malty but will shock the uninitiated to strong ales from Stone. Arrogancy at its best!

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A - dark reddy brown, dense one finger off white head. great spotty lace. Swirl revives head wonderfully.

S - vanilla malts, caramel.

T - a hit of treacle from the get go, with burnt (very) toffee notes. Different from smell. Very very dry aftertaste. Hint of vanilla as it warms.

M - lightly carbonated, medium weight despite ABV.

O - OK - i just read my review of the non-oaked version. I wrote 'well made beer, just don't like the dry treacle taste'. Ditto!!! The oak does not add enough to this palate. Ah well, proves you need to read your own reviews, not go by scores :-)

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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,730 ratings.