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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,646 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,646
Reviews: 1,822
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 135
Gots: 324 | 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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arfenhouse

California

4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Amber color with big white head. Good lacing and retention.

S: Getting caramel, toffee, with some bread for the malts. Equally strong pine and grapefruit. One difference from the regular AB is a bit of vanilla scent near the beginning.

T: Very similar to regular AB; Sweet toasted bread, and caramel. Hops come in strong with lots of citrus (grapefruit, orange) and some pine. Hop character is a little smaller compared to the regular AB. Finishes with a long oaky aftertaste which reminds me of the smoked characteristic in a good whiskey.

M: A bit thick with medium-high carbonation. Fits the style and overall aggressiveness of the beer.

O: Good beer that is very much like the original AB. A small difference in the nose and a mellowing of the bitterness in the taste. To make up for the less bitterness there is a good oaky flavor that adds to the complexity of the beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2013 23:40:16 | More by arfenhouse
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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Tumble

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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Conceptuallogic

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-10-2013 17:20:06 | More by Conceptuallogic
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

01-10-2013 15:59:49 | More by starrdogg
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miadw3

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

01-10-2013 07:21:38 | More by miadw3
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-10-2013 02:13:01 | More by spycow
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

01-09-2013 22:23:00 | More by AlexFields
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Sprecher snifter glass

Appearance- Blood red in color with 1 finger of tan head that dissipates to a sheet that covers the beers surface. Leaves a good amount of sticky lacing.

Smell- I get lots of sweet tropical fruit, that similar to an IPA. Also, getting a vanilla and a little pine.

Taste- Up front you get a lot of hops flavors including some citrus and earthy ones. Then this is followed with a nice long oaky/woody finish. Quite enjoyable actually.

Mouthfeel- Pretty much what I would consider a medium body which to me is perfect for the style.

Overall- Very enjoyable mellow beer. My only gripe would be that the flavor profile could have used a little more sweetness to counter act the oaky and earthy notes.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 21:21:45 | More by BrownAleMale
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roblund

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

01-09-2013 19:04:49 | More by roblund
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Andygirl

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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BeerNerd84

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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mtrog313

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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Beermister

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

01-09-2013 01:29:46 | More by Beermister
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

3/5  rDev -28.6%

01-08-2013 23:40:42 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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New York

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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lucasj82

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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josephwa

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-08-2013 18:44:38 | More by josephwa
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Lare453

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

01-08-2013 18:44:32 | More by Lare453
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

01-08-2013 02:29:59 | More by benoit917
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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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GregoryMo

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

01-07-2013 04:56:01 | More by GregoryMo
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twax

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

01-06-2013 23:37:06 | More by twax
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Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,646 ratings.