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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,491 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,491
Reviews: 2,773
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 249
Gots: 859 | 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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ST4L

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-28-2014 02:27:16 | More by ST4L
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teejay76

Utah

5/5  rDev +19.9%

Let me just start by saying that this has become the gold standard by which I judge all other beers. While that should suffice, I have to hit my 250 character minimum so I'll make this nice and easy.

Appearance - Excellent. Dark amber waterfall from heaven.

Smell - Excellent, I wish I could request this scent at the car wash.

Taste - Excellent. This is what Adam drank in the Garden of Eden.

Mouthfeel - Excellently thick, rich and bitter. Not for "sniveling yellow-beer-drinkin' wimps" (Directly from the label).

Drinkability - Excellent, but truth be told. I could probably only handle two of these...

I have yet to experience a finer brew than this.

03-26-2009 02:14:06 | More by teejay76
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Jordanbryan10

Delaware

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-18-2011 22:40:47 | More by Jordanbryan10
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alamode

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-11-2011 16:34:24 | More by alamode
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JoeBlevins

Georgia

5/5  rDev +19.9%

04-14-2013 20:19:09 | More by JoeBlevins
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Mahagon

New York

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-30-2011 03:00:08 | More by Mahagon
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Lutter

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.9%

Vessel: Dogfish Head Signature Glass

What more can be said about this beer? It pours a beautiful dark brown with a nice fluffy head... lacing falls down the glass as you begin to drink much like a good IPA would have .

The taste is piney and hoppy at first sip but ends with a beautiful sweet caramel/malty flavor much like a British ale.

There is carbonation there, but not a lot. Smooth mouthfeel.

This beer is endlessly drinkable and is something I always keep a few bottles of to drink. Fantastic.

01-10-2011 06:16:52 | More by Lutter
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wiseguywood

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-14-2013 19:52:32 | More by wiseguywood
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gphillips5300

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-11-2011 20:12:13 | More by gphillips5300
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monkeylice

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-17-2011 01:58:29 | More by monkeylice
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Nickfellow007

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +19.9%

08-14-2012 20:33:42 | More by Nickfellow007
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-21-2011 21:46:30 | More by troegaarden
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bras1977

Florida

5/5  rDev +19.9%

THE BOMB!!!!!!!!

08-15-2014 08:35:29 | More by bras1977
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Mozz74

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

I have passed this beer for a year now but today I decided I wanted sometrhing different. I love Stone and usually drink the IPA.
I was ver surprised when I took my first sip! Instant 5 out of 5 stars!!!
Taste does not always reflect color! Very Fresh Taste, crisper than I thought. ABV... enough said, and smell is clean and not overwhelming.

05-02-2011 23:06:59 | More by Mozz74
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DerekP

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-14-2011 19:09:45 | More by DerekP
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Knowlesbryan

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-23-2014 01:33:03 | More by Knowlesbryan
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despond

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-20-2011 03:25:34 | More by despond
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chrisp1090

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-10-2012 09:26:37 | More by chrisp1090
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.9%

08-10-2013 02:38:57 | More by EBeckett3
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Dwtucker90

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.9%

08-08-2012 04:41:33 | More by Dwtucker90
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DonDirkA

Arizona

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-14-2011 03:12:41 | More by DonDirkA
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-30-2011 14:43:54 | More by PaBeerLover
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beerman999999

New York

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-20-2011 19:44:32 | More by beerman999999
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Reaudribion

Florida

5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-08-2013 20:15:07 | More by Reaudribion
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artacosta

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-29-2011 07:13:18 | More by artacosta
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,491 ratings.