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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Oaked Arrogant Bastard AleOaked Arrogant Bastard Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,795 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,795
Reviews: 1,827
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 151
Gots: 383 | 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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Paz8812

Maryland

3/5  rDev -28.6%

06-08-2014 02:26:26 | More by Paz8812
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Rdel444

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -28.6%

08-08-2012 22:55:10 | More by Rdel444
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macher0

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -28.6%

08-10-2013 00:33:26 | More by macher0
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.6%

05-22-2012 01:25:54 | More by SickNukes
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enginero

Florida

3/5  rDev -28.6%

02-05-2012 02:22:10 | More by enginero
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Brookebby

Georgia

3/5  rDev -28.6%

07-08-2013 23:30:27 | More by Brookebby
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.6%

06-02-2013 20:41:14 | More by Phillyz
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aanth

California

3/5  rDev -28.6%

11-18-2011 03:11:14 | More by aanth
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muraco3

Ohio

3/5  rDev -28.6%

06-26-2014 02:53:08 | More by muraco3
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ProstMasterson

Virginia

3/5  rDev -28.6%

08-02-2014 22:41:07 | More by ProstMasterson
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McCafferty

California

3/5  rDev -28.6%

02-21-2012 22:14:23 | More by McCafferty
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.6%

10-31-2013 21:20:06 | More by bvlaminck
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rpaul2012

California

3/5  rDev -28.6%

12-20-2011 05:12:23 | More by rpaul2012
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prisdefer

New York

3/5  rDev -28.6%

01-19-2014 21:54:08 | More by prisdefer
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IAMTEAMPONY

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.6%

04-05-2014 02:45:43 | More by IAMTEAMPONY
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nharres

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.6%

12-10-2013 21:07:33 | More by nharres
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jryanj927

Maryland

3/5  rDev -28.6%

08-11-2013 03:55:12 | More by jryanj927
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Hultkrantz

Sweden

3/5  rDev -28.6%

02-12-2014 18:19:12 | More by Hultkrantz
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

3/5  rDev -28.6%

09-20-2013 05:07:11 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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StoutFest

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.6%

12-07-2011 05:19:52 | More by StoutFest
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mjgrady

Virginia

3/5  rDev -28.6%

03-09-2014 04:31:47 | More by mjgrady
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3/5  rDev -28.6%

02-21-2014 03:33:56 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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JBogan

Nevada

3/5  rDev -28.6%

After enjoying the "regular" Bastard and completely disliking the Double Bastard, I wasn't sure what to expect from this Oaked version.

It poured a dark ruby/brown color with a slightly off white small head. The head dropped off to a thin film which stayed throughout and left an average amount of lacing.

Smelled of malts and hops, with some pine and a small alcohol presence.

Tasted of hops, with nary a sign of the pine that I detected in the scent. I was a bit surprised how one dimensional this beer tasted. No complexity at all, at least to my taste buds.

Mouthfeel was slightly thick and flat. Really was quite disappointed in this department.

Overall this was to me, an average beer at best. My review for the Double Bastard was well below the "average", and I'm sure this one will be as well. I just didn't get much enjoyment out of this beer. Adding to that, it's about twice as expensive as their "regular" Bastard, so I'd have to say I found it to be one of the worst "bang for the buck' beers I've had in a long time. To each his own I suppose.

04-18-2008 03:33:15 | More by JBogan
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ejw127

Nevada

3/5  rDev -28.6%

12-03-2011 22:20:36 | More by ejw127
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jpittman80

Florida

3/5  rDev -28.6%

A - Beautiful reddish-bronze with a lasting off-white head.

S - Nice pine, pineapple, and citrus hops, woody oak, caramel malt.

T - Way too woody in the taste, making this overly bitter and astringent, way off from the normal AB. Pineapple and pine hops are there, as is a surprising fusel alcohol presence. There is nice caramel malt presence that saves the whole thing from being turpentine.

M - Astringent and very dry, with plenty of alcohol burn.

D - I'll get through this one 12, but only because it ain't cheap.

Man, what a letdown. I am a big fan of Arrogant Bastard, but this doesn't do it justice. It tastes over-oaked, almost fake. The appearance and aroma were really promising but it really went downhill from there.

05-19-2010 23:21:31 | More by jpittman80
Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,795 ratings.