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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

8,216 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,216
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 230
Gots: 723 | 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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Ratings: 8,216 | Reviews: 2,761 | Display Reviews Only:
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FilumDee

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

09-20-2013 01:17:51 | More by FilumDee
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Bradbury

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-12-2013 23:33:02 | More by Bradbury
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BeerGod27

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

12-10-2013 21:07:23 | More by BeerGod27
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

12-16-2011 04:33:15 | More by jrohrbacher
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BarretClaude

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-16-2014 21:15:40 | More by BarretClaude
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jumbopanda

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-31-2012 04:44:23 | More by jumbopanda
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Mermaidhunter


4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-24-2012 13:53:28 | More by Mermaidhunter
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veggiemafia

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Fathead's with a veggie sub.

Never reviewed this one til now, always liked it really well, though.

Dark red, brown rust color with sticky lace most of the way through the glass. Nice light khaki up top, almost like some stouts.

Smells great, all fruity hops, oranges, pears, green apples with a lingering maltiness somewhere in the back there.

Great taste, citrusy, fruity, above all else, holy crap hoppy. I understand this is a beer that tries to be overbearing, but I don't think it's remotely unpleasant and never is it just too much. (Although Double Bastard may be another story, never been able to get it, so I'm excited for Monday.) Can't taste the alcohol until maybe the last little bit of the glass, but it's also not unpleasant at all. Kind of how you can taste the alcohol in a tripel, as opposed to something like how you can taste it in Old Rasputin.

Slick, but really well carbonated, smooth, with a nice twang from the even, steady carbonation.

Drinkability...well, this a huge beer, big alcohol content, really bitter. I am not worthy...of more than 2 or maybe 3 in a sitting.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2005 05:59:23 | More by veggiemafia
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mikebnllnb

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

10-11-2012 04:43:42 | More by mikebnllnb
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Brasso

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-18-2013 18:29:27 | More by Brasso
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tbern007

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a bottle into a pint glass

Dark red copper. Nice color. Huge head that lasts.

Smell is very earthy, some hops, some malt.

Taste is great if you are in the mood. Good red. Earthy, malt, hops- variety is there. Medium body.

Very drinkable if in the mood. good red, medium beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2010 04:20:28 | More by tbern007
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StArnoldFan

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

12-28-2012 23:59:09 | More by StArnoldFan
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Mealhouse

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-23-2012 04:09:51 | More by Mealhouse
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LaurenGuy

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-10-2014 00:58:53 | More by LaurenGuy
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sobeleg

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-15-2011 18:10:30 | More by sobeleg
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Tanger112

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-17-2014 19:10:49 | More by Tanger112
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-30-2013 18:53:54 | More by BeersAndBears
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-21-2012 22:02:18 | More by GeoffreyM
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themegamancave

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-10-2013 21:20:47 | More by themegamancave
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Tgunz247

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-22-2014 22:42:52 | More by Tgunz247
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Duesler

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-19-2013 14:04:31 | More by Duesler
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grumpygerman

Alabama

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-01-2014 22:54:45 | More by grumpygerman
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mikekydd


4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-30-2012 16:02:59 | More by mikekydd
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-19-2014 05:47:28 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Pours a wonderfully bright brown amber with 3 finger fluffy tan head. Excellent retention and lacing

S - Powerful aroma. Slight spice that is even on the malts. Lots of caramel and toffee

T - powerful flavor as well. Good spiciness to it balanced by sweet malts. It even has a pine sap finish

M - Feels dry in the mouth. Quite heavy beer with a nice burn to it

O - Awesome beer. Great flavor and aromas. Gonna go get this one again

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 20:32:50 | More by Goosehunter75
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,216 ratings.