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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,706 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,706
Reviews: 1,824
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 141
Gots: 346 | 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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5/5  rDev +19%

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New York

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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best beers out there - Stone brews are often palate wreckers but this beer is a palate reset - especially after hoppy IPAs. Few beers can make that claim and it has something to do with the balance of hops and malt in this beer. The oaking brings a sweeter flavor to the normal AB - slightly more caramel comes through. Sweet pour; sweet head; sweet aroma. Amazing beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2012 00:47:57 | More by Oakenator
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19%

11-14-2011 22:33:57 | More by Elfastball7
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5/5  rDev +19%

01-09-2012 01:27:26 | More by effixx
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5/5  rDev +19%

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Jstark5150

California

5/5  rDev +19%

11-19-2011 06:48:28 | More by Jstark5150
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chriskozma

New York

5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow, this is good. I bought a 6 pack of this after already trying regular AB many times. I was blown away. Everything I liked about AB plus piney and vanilla notes that made me never want to stop drinking this stuff. The mouthfeel and especially drinkability are off the charts for me. Beautiful dark amber color, too. If oak-aging worked this well for every beer, the world would be a better place.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2008 01:17:03 | More by chriskozma
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5/5  rDev +19%

11-20-2011 00:37:09 | More by Nightrain87
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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +19%

12-19-2011 21:42:42 | More by Timmyg128
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +19%

12-07-2011 01:33:43 | More by fergster75
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +19%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured a nice dark rusty red color with about 2 fingers of head on the topside. This is a very nice looking brew.

Nose: First whiff I get a big hop presence. Then when it warms up some you get more of the earthy malts. Also get that oak smell back there.

Taste: It's a perfect mixture of bitter and sweetness. Good balance of the hop bite and sweet caramel malt notes. It's bitter enough and smooth enough to make you want another.

Mouth: Medium body brew. It coats your mouth with flavor but it's not syrupy.

Overall: This is a very nice brew. Good for anytime of the year. Something that I see myself picking up quite frequently.

Serving type: bottle

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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,706 ratings.