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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

8,197 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,197
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 229
Gots: 714 | 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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Drinkerofales

California

4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours copper brown with ruby red highlights. A big tan head leaves plenty of lace and retains well.

Smells of toasted malts and dark candy, rich, a hint of pine and booze round out the aroma.

Taste is similar to nose, but a bit more piney, toasted malts, and a nice tangy hops finish.

Texture is very smooth for this medium bodied brew. Not super drinkable however, as the happy warmth it gives means don't drink too many.

A nostalgic beer for me here, as when I read this label the first time almost 20 years ago, I knew this beer was for me, and the label was for the BMC crowd.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2012 07:00:25 | More by Drinkerofales
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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,197 ratings.