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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

8,135 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,135
Reviews: 2,760
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 223
Gots: 687 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this at the Cracked Kettle

From a bomber into a snifter

APPEARANCE: Pours a three finger thicker looking beige head with great retention. Deep auburn brown with next to zero carbonation and perfectly clear. Head slowly fades to a decent foam cap leaving some immediate lacing. Splotchy film remains until the end, leaving some splotches of lace down the glass.

SMELL: Pale and toasted malts with some nice caramel and toffee notes. Touches of bread and some pine and floral hops as well. Quite a balanced and bold nose.

TASTE: Pale malts up front and some caramel as well. This is soon brushed aside by a wave of piney and floral hops and hop bitterness. A very strong and bold long lasting aftertaste is plenty bitter with lots of pine notes. A very bitter and lingering finish, which was a bit of a surprise given the nose. Still, tasty stuff.

PALATE: Medium body and slightly light on the palate. Higher end carbonation. Semi-creamy on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes slightly dry.

OVERALL: Definitely a bold and aggressive beer, just like the label says. I enjoyed this one, but one bomber is enough for sure. The bitter aftertaste was impressive for sure, but perhaps a little out of place given the big malt profile up front. Regardless this is a tasty and enjoyable beer, and one that I'll definitely revisit, but not something I'll go out of my way to aquire.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2010 17:35:58 | More by Jeffo
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,135 ratings.