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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

8,202 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,202
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 229
Gots: 715 | 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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plinythederek

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

02-25-2013 02:39:40 | More by plinythederek
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JoeMayo

Massachusetts

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

A- Pours an amber-brown color with a decently thick head. I was a little suprised at the amount of lacing left behind when I was done.

S- This beer smells unique and wonderful. It has a dark, malty smell with a clear hop presence. The scent of alcohol comes through slightly, especially as the beer warms.

T- The strong malt smell does not come through as strongly in the taste. As a matter of fact, it's way in the background. Agressively bitter hop flavors come through with notes of grapefruit.

M- Medium carbonation and medium body with a crisp finish

D- Like most Stone beers, this one should definately be done in moderation. As much as I like this beer, its bitterness is quite agressive and after one bomber, I feel something maltier or sweeter is more than welcome

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2008 05:05:03 | More by JoeMayo
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dbone_has_biers

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-05-2013 05:00:33 | More by dbone_has_biers
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DbbC

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

10-03-2013 01:53:19 | More by DbbC
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Reson


4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-06-2012 14:10:49 | More by Reson
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Goliath

Illinois

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

Pours a dark brown that shines ruby in the light. A thin tan head sits on top with decent retention and some bubbley lacing.

A great aroma with a nice hop profile presents itself. Some citrus and a malty backbone with big caramel notes.

Taste is very nice, but I think I actually prefer the oaked. A bitter hoppiness that is sort of missing a distinct profile. Perhaps it's just elluding me. A strong malt backbone.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a crisp carbonation bite.

Drinkability is moderate as alcohol is moderate and flavors are good. It's a good beer, but I was hoping for a little something more.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2008 05:07:58 | More by Goliath
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-16-2014 17:00:01 | More by Shandycan
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-27-2012 03:01:16 | More by shagal
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klas

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-11-2012 18:17:41 | More by klas
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JonBoy47

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

12-14-2011 06:38:51 | More by JonBoy47
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rudy0908

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-31-2012 22:04:37 | More by rudy0908
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jayp82

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-23-2013 09:10:12 | More by jayp82
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bcm75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-27-2013 18:52:24 | More by bcm75
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FranzBC

Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.1%

09-09-2013 20:10:19 | More by FranzBC
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Daveychu

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-30-2011 10:28:03 | More by Daveychu
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-20-2011 23:17:44 | More by Rempo
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BrySoChi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-21-2013 20:54:21 | More by BrySoChi
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jbear68

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.1%

12-29-2011 20:06:11 | More by jbear68
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NEO68710

Washington

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-11-2012 18:38:55 | More by NEO68710
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-09-2013 17:00:08 | More by lookrider
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BryanK

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-13-2012 02:17:12 | More by BryanK
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-15-2012 01:26:13 | More by fullmoonbeer
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SoleBriety

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-03-2014 23:25:08 | More by SoleBriety
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-15-2011 01:06:56 | More by Beefytits4
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California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-21-2011 06:28:36 | More by LikeFliesOnFlesh
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,202 ratings.