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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

8,211 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,211
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 229
Gots: 721 | 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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MetalHopHead6

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a shaped pint glass.

Overall, Arrogant Bastard Ale is near-perfect. It nails every beer characteristic; does everything extremely well.

It is dark bronze, almost black, with a magnificent head and terrific lace. Somehow the smell and taste manage to be gritty, bitter, and smooth; extreme and drinkable; citrusy and woody. Experiencing Arrogant Bastard Ale kept me grounded--kept me in the moment, only more so. A wonderful beer.

While very good at everything, it is not distinguished at any one thing. There is no characteristic that grabs you by the collar and shakes you. Arrogant Bastard Ale is a jack of all trades, and a solid "A," but the master of none.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2009 03:04:58 | More by MetalHopHead6
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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,211 ratings.