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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

8,152 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,152
Reviews: 2,760
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 226
Gots: 692 | 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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5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-29-2014 03:09:05 | More by derekweidman
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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michaelplydon


5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-13-2014 18:35:57 | More by michaelplydon
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Texas

5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-04-2014 17:35:25 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-01-2014 14:57:37 | More by BcOneSeven
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romulus523

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-02-2014 23:55:32 | More by Andrewhauck
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Rob_Z

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.9%

04-14-2014 19:12:15 | More by Rob_Z
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katastraphi

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-04-2014 20:13:10 | More by katastraphi
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spazx

New York

5/5  rDev +19.9%

04-09-2014 00:57:27 | More by spazx
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rangahy

Ohio

5/5  rDev +19.9%

04-25-2014 20:13:40 | More by rangahy
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beertraveler13

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

04-05-2014 04:14:18 | More by beertraveler13
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StanfordBlack

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What can I say? I love this beer.
It took me by surprise the first time, it was rather strong for an ale, yet it was everything I ever wanted in my drink. It's dark color as well as the rather fitting cup "fizzy yellow beer is for wussies" made me laugh the first time I had this, and it was rather fitting, I think for someone who doesn't like a full bodied strong beer that doesn't taste overly hoppy or citrus that they really should avoid this beer. I buy Arrogant Bastard quite often, it's usually my go to craft brew. The bottle is pretty hilarious as well.
All in all, Arrogant Bastard proves that there does exist some great ales, and all my friends I have introduced it to love it as well.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 22:03:30 | More by StanfordBlack
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Keith425

New York

5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

At this point in time,this is my favorite beer.i drink it almost daily

Appearance : pours a beautiful almost ruby red color,especially when you shine light through it.A nice creamy tan 1.5-2 finger head forms with great lacing throughout...absolutely love the look of this beer,it really goes well with the attitude Stone purveys

Smell : the first thing that hits me is the hops,there's definitely some citrus in there but the hops are the most predominant smell for sure

Taste : this beer is extremely strong,bitter and hoppy...but incredibly balanced.nothing about it is really overpowering to me...just tastes great from the first sip to the last

Mouthfeel : extremely smooth for such a strong brew.there is definitely some lingering from the bitterness and a little tingling from the alcohol,but all it does is make you want the next sip.

Overall : 5/5 I love everything about this beer,definitely one of,if not,the best beer I've ever had.would recommend to anybody interested in this kind of beer,but certainly not for someone who doesn't like a beer that is very bitter and very straight forward

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 14:52:35 | More by Keith425
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ArrogantJoseph

Nevada

5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Good ol' Arrogant Bastard.

Appearance: Dark red-ish caramel color, with a very VERY light tan head, just about finger and half of a head.

Smell: VERY wild strong upfront smell of pine needles, hops ,citrus and alcohol.

Taste: Crazy intense amount of bitter grapefruit,pine and caramel, but not that much alcohol is present in the taste.

Mouth Feel: Smooth and creamy all the way to the last drop just like it has been.

Overall: This has been one of my favorites for a long time. Whenever I go to the grocery store for another haul of goodness I always grab this.. If you have NEVER tried this and are looking for a pretty strong beer I would recommend you give this a go.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 08:26:16 | More by ArrogantJoseph
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,152 ratings.