1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

Arrogant Bastard AleArrogant Bastard Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,486 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7486
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 7,486 | Reviews: 2,740 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by flyingpig:
Photo of flyingpig
flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.46/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Half Pint of tap at Craft Beer Co, Farringdon, London (£4.50):
Deep ruby amber to copper colour in the glass with a thin white lacing on top and around the sides.

Fresh hops with strong caramel notes and further grassy hops. There is a lot of sugar upfront and some sweetness along with hints of toffee and a generally quite rich aroma. There is some roasted malts as well but overall it is the hops with some citrus that dominates.

Caramel and rich, sweet flavours with grassy hops from the smell and a lot of bitterness. There is some grapefruit coming through and a lot of sweetness. Surprisingly refreshing and had a pleasant alcohol kick to it that went down well.

Smooth with a medium to full body and a lot of carbonation. There bitterness levels were very in your face and the mouthfeel was complimented by some sweet malts too.

An exceptional beer and one that did not disappoint in any way, shape or form upon first trying it. The beer was insanely hoppy with lots of bitterness. Surprisingly easy to drink and went down well with the mouthfeel complimented the taste and smell quite well. A must try.

Serving type: on-tap

04-25-2013 15:48:29 | More by flyingpig
More User Reviews:
Photo of anabar
anabar

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-24-2014 18:17:50 | More by anabar
Photo of ChrisChagnon
ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-24-2014 14:01:23 | More by ChrisChagnon
Photo of retniw18
retniw18


4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-24-2014 03:08:02 | More by retniw18
Photo of davemarc87
davemarc87

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-24-2014 02:25:51 | More by davemarc87
Photo of Headgoober
Headgoober

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-24-2014 01:45:23 | More by Headgoober
Photo of maniaczak
maniaczak

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-23-2014 22:45:09 | More by maniaczak
Photo of Durandal_777
Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

04-23-2014 20:59:55 | More by Durandal_777
Photo of atrocity
atrocity

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-23-2014 20:02:02 | More by atrocity
Photo of Mack
Mack

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-23-2014 11:23:05 | More by Mack
Photo of Wolberjs
Wolberjs

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-23-2014 04:53:02 | More by Wolberjs
Photo of chadski
chadski

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-22-2014 03:45:31 | More by chadski
Photo of gonzo000
gonzo000

Massachusetts

4.14/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a. very nice bronze/red color with a 2 inch tan head. Lacing on glass.

s. Not much here. Malty aroma.

t. Taste of berries in the first sip, strawberries primarily. Gives way to a malt in the middle with slight hops and alcohol on the finish.

m. lots of carbonation - smooth

o. I wish the alcohol was hidden. This is an outstanding beer that seems stronger than it needs to.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 21:20:31 | More by gonzo000
Photo of Cory_Brown
Cory_Brown

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-21-2014 04:25:21 | More by Cory_Brown
Photo of Beestin
Beestin

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-20-2014 19:44:48 | More by Beestin
Photo of darcange
darcange

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-20-2014 19:11:00 | More by darcange
Photo of ttylicki
ttylicki

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-20-2014 16:01:59 | More by ttylicki
Photo of lilsmizzul1225
lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-19-2014 22:41:49 | More by lilsmizzul1225
Photo of Jeffeweizen
Jeffeweizen

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-19-2014 17:02:47 | More by Jeffeweizen
Photo of mnredsoxfan69
mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-19-2014 05:47:28 | More by mnredsoxfan69
Photo of CSO
CSO

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-19-2014 04:58:58 | More by CSO
Photo of Destroyinator
Destroyinator

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

04-19-2014 02:21:23 | More by Destroyinator
Photo of chrishiker1409
chrishiker1409

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-18-2014 16:39:17 | More by chrishiker1409
Photo of Slaeb
Slaeb


4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-18-2014 14:22:41 | More by Slaeb
Photo of dfecteau
dfecteau

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-18-2014 14:19:45 | More by dfecteau
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,486 ratings.