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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,913 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,913
Reviews: 2,798
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 266
Gots: 1,078 | 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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Poured from a growler into a pint glass.

Appearance: Creamy head that stuck around and rode the glass to the bottom. Dark copper color, very clear and inviting.

Nose: Malty, hop forward, caramel, slightly fruity.

Taste: Sweet up front, powerful hop pineyness, nice malt backbone, no warming alcohol despite being 7.2%. Hops lead to a dry finish.

I don't know how many times I've had this beer. It is always a great staple at my local pub and I'm glad I can get growler fills of it down the street. Stone is doing some amazing things with beer styles and capitalizing on the hop-frenzy of the West Coast.

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,913 ratings.