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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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wknight167

California

4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apearance - Pours a hazy deep reddish brown with a one finger white head that leaves some impressive lacing.

Nose- Spicy/earthy citrus and pine hops with caramel malt and brown sugar.

Palate- Much like the smell, but the malt makes more of a statement and seems darker than the smell, even hinting at burnt sugar. Don't be be fooled though, the hops are the stars. Dark fruits are definitely present, most notably are dates and raisins. Slight alcohol warmth.

Mouthfeel- Medium to full body with carbonation coming in just over medium. Both bring a lot to this beer making it very smooth.

Drinkability- Easily sessionable.

Serving type: on-tap

12-28-2009 05:30:27 | More by wknight167
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Getting a very malty aroma

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,197 ratings.