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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

9,537 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,537
Reviews: 2,892
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 335
Gots: 1,633 | FT: 11
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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-15-2000

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Tall head, malty aroma, clear ruby brown color. All praise attributed to this popular California ale is well deserved. It is creamy smooth, delicious, has a biting bitter edge and clean finish. A hearty ale with robust properties all around. The body teams with malt while the bitterness is pronounced yet not overdone. All is well proportioned and balanced and the mouthfeel is sublime. This is a champion among beers. And I love all that "You're not Worthy" stuff. More power to 'em.

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,537 ratings.