Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.
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4.45/5 rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Sampled this beer on tap. Poured into a half pint glass. Not the best of glassware, but it's all I had.
A- The beer pours a mahogany color. If you hold it up to the light, it also looks amber. The ale leaves moderate head that retains well.
S- The beer has a very malty nose. The hops are also very apparent. I think the beer strikes a nice balance between the two aromas.
T- The beer is very malty and delicious. This beer is very balanced. A lot of beers boast of being complex, but Arrogant Bastard comes across complex without being undefined. I think you can pick apart the various tastes more so than you can with other 'complex' beers.
M- This is a very smooth beer, moderate in body. I think it is much more enjoyable when served on the colder end, as the alcohol taste really comes out when served warmer.
D- I think this is one of the most drinkable beers you can find. At least for those of us in the western half of America, the beer is very easy to find, affordable, and of the finest quality. I'd recommend this to anyone who is interested in American ales.
Serving type: on-tap
06-04-2007 21:33:51 | More by sessycuban
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