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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Arrogant Bastard AleArrogant Bastard Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,998 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,998
Reviews: 2,756
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 219
Gots: 620 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-15-2000)
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Bfarr

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4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I must say I have a soft spot for ABA as it was one of the first to open my eyes and taste buds to the craft beer world. But really, you can't ask for a much better introduction. It pours a nice burnt sienna with a thick umber foam. The bitterness takes a harsh bite out of your palate immediately and keeps biting. In fact, as you continue the bitterness continues on for 3 or 4 swallows after you stop. Surprisingly, as you become accustomed to it you can begin to appreciate the roasted malts and even a little sweetness from the alcohol as it warms. Moderately high carbonation keeps everything in check. Altogether, I still love to drink this beer and test friend's taste buds with it.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2010 02:05:47 | More by Bfarr
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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,998 ratings.