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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,794 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,794
Reviews: 1,827
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 151
Gots: 382 | 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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Mscarpen

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-17-2013 23:17:10 | More by Mscarpen
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hardrock

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Sparger

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

02-17-2013 07:29:53 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

02-17-2013 06:50:33 | More by TonyTalon
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dbl_delta

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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gbfarley

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19%

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RJ32S

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Dirty25

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

02-15-2013 13:42:09 | More by Dirty25
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.84/5  rDev -8.6%

Pretty good one finger of head for an oaked beer. The body is a dark brown color.
The aroma is mild oak with a dose of milled barley.
The taste has a mild oak all around, which rounds out the Arrogant Bastard. The bold malt and hop profile is still there, just mellowed out a bit. It's good.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
A great beer and too easy to drink.

02-15-2013 02:54:08 | More by Fatehunter
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Sisky

California

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

02-14-2013 04:16:06 | More by Sisky
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

02-13-2013 19:36:21 | More by jbdpsu82
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wtkphoto

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

02-13-2013 17:20:33 | More by wtkphoto
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RayUF07

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

02-13-2013 03:37:39 | More by RayUF07
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LuDookie


2.98/5  rDev -29%

Poured this from the bottle into a mug.

Looked and smelled good, dark.

First taste was bitterness, and water. I hate when I can pick up on the water in a beer. Besides that it did have a decent body, and I appreciate dark beers, but I have just never been able to appreciate any of the Arrogant Bastard brews.

Mouthfeel was pretty carbonated and bitter. If you like bitter, you will like this one, but not the most bitter I've had.

Overall, I finished it. That's about it.

02-12-2013 22:52:54 | More by LuDookie
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blindpiggie

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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diegoblue

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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birdsellam

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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laxer8811

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Skramer

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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--Dom--

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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AmitC

New York

4.04/5  rDev -3.8%

12 oz bottle with enjoy by date of 03/14/13. So about a month before its best drinking age.

Color is dark copper or almost deep ruby-brown. Huge hints of red color. Maroon or chestnut color would be a better description. About one finger thick light tan colored head that stays for only some time. Decent lacing on the sides. Some minor bubbles.

Aroma is a mix of toasty malts, resinous hops and very very slight wood. Some very vague vanilla comes through in the nose as well. Overall strength is mild. Oak aging via chips has resulted in a subdued aroma as far as oak, wooden and vanilla fragrances are concerned. Hop aroma is not strong either. Drinks like an old ale. Alcohol does not come through.

Flavor is again very subdued. Very malt forward and strictly less hops than in its non-oaked counterpart. Slight bitterness in the finish. Caramel and toasted malts along with resinous and piney hops.

Mouth feel is medium bodied. Moderate to low carbonation. Drinks very easy and smooth. Hides the alcohol, though there is not much to hide at just above 7%.

Non-Oaked version is slightly better.

02-10-2013 14:45:28 | More by AmitC
Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,794 ratings.