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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,809 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,809
Reviews: 2,794
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 264
Gots: 1,025 | FT: 5
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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Photo of oberon
3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium brown with medium sticky head,aroma is somewhat hoppy and maybe a little orange-like.Taste is pretty hoppy and zesty to begin with,with some nutty tones as well as caramel tones on the palate.Wow this is a complex brew,have heard alot of stuff about this one,now I know why.

oberon, Jul 06, 2003
Photo of Photobeeguy
4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a nice brown color with a quarter inch creamy head. Malty flavor with a good hop hit, but not overly bitter. Very balanced and easy drinking. Flavors really show through as the beer warms slightly. Aroma is roasty and mildly hoppy. This is a beer that sets the standard for quality and drinkability.

Photobeeguy, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Kurpius
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted really good, no harsh aftertaste, poured nice with a finger and half head, nice aroma. Had one bottle and wish i had a couple more....highly recommend this California beer and will be enjoying another very soon. Very filling beer as well and i think it would go great with a backyard bbq

Kurpius, Jun 15, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +8.7%

The_Mike_Hay, Today at 07:53 AM
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

the_benskii, Today at 07:38 AM
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4.28/5  rDev +2.9%

sgtyler704, Today at 03:02 AM
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

lic217, Today at 03:01 AM
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4.9/5  rDev +17.8%

ordybill, Yesterday at 06:41 PM
Photo of mcnuggs
2.25/5  rDev -45.9%

mcnuggs, Yesterday at 05:37 AM
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4.2/5  rDev +1%

dd43, Yesterday at 05:17 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

Jrockerboi, Yesterday at 05:10 AM
Photo of GStone899
3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

GStone899, Yesterday at 04:37 AM
Photo of Aotidae
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Poors a dark amber, with rich red undertones. Head was a light caramel.
Smells of musky hops, slight grapefruit, and blood orange. Perhaps some mango undertones, raison, and spice.
Tastes vegetal, pine resin, some grapefruit rind, raisons, and dried dark fruits. Some caramel present, and some thing I can't quite put my finger on. It finishes with a quick sharp bitterness that fades into more of a sensation than a flavor. Overall, I would recommend this to those who like to question what they are tasting.

Aotidae, Saturday at 09:20 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Mayo2323, Saturday at 09:09 PM
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Josh_951, Saturday at 06:17 AM
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4.04/5  rDev -2.9%

Rcaisse, Saturday at 02:03 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

rderedin, Saturday at 12:55 AM
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3.44/5  rDev -17.3%

Cobrabob428, Friday at 03:43 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Rosstheboss, Thursday at 03:47 AM
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3.9/5  rDev -6.3%

metmorg, Thursday at 01:47 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Botticelli86, Wednesday at 08:48 AM
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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,809 ratings.