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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

Arrogant Bastard AleArrogant Bastard Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,484 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7484
Reviews: 2740
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 12.44%


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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Reviews by NiceGuyMike:
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NiceGuyMike

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4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Second review almost a year later and a lot more beer experience.

Appearence not what I remember (or wrote). It is very dark, but only a light tan head. Aside from that it is still awesome looking.

First scent hit me with sweet malts almost caremel malts. Very nice. Then I was hit with the floral hops, very hoppy, but lingering malts were present as well. Very interesting.

Initial taste include nice hoppy malts. Very mellow. Then, bam, smacked in the face with bitterness. That was quickly follow by more bitterness. Yikes, this thing doesn't let up. After a while you forget the bitterness and it seems to tone down, but my tonge did become numb.

This is mealy; but in a good way. Very thick and lushous.

High alchole makes this not the most drinkable, but it is much more enjoyable than I remember.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2006 01:42:30 | More by NiceGuyMike
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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,484 ratings.