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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

8,500 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,500
Reviews: 2,773
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 251
Gots: 863 | 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: 8,500 | Reviews: 2,773 | Display Reviews Only:
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-21-2012 02:11:11 | More by szmnnl99
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creez

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-20-2012 23:34:14 | More by creez
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Paniolo

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-20-2012 20:25:58 | More by Paniolo
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Boitnott

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-20-2012 19:30:13 | More by Boitnott
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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -8.2%

This brew pours a deep copper color, almost brown with a three finger head, some of which is still present at the bottom of the glass. Heavy lacing remains in the glass throughout.

The smell is of floral hops, carmel, toasted grains and also some spice I can not identify; possibly pepper.

The mouthfeel is biscuty and chewy. There is also a slight grainy taste.

The hop oils dominate from start to finish. However mixed in is the carmel malt then the toasted grain and biscut taste. There is also a spice, it might be pepper. The taste starts and finishes with a clean floral hop taste. The alchohol taste is well masked.

Overall this is a good brew but I believe a few more malts would balance it out.

03-20-2012 19:17:28 | More by microbrewlover
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karatebartender

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-20-2012 18:12:56 | More by karatebartender
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OldChub82


3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-20-2012 16:24:58 | More by OldChub82
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Rdstarr

Missouri

5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-20-2012 03:07:34 | More by Rdstarr
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mecmd

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-20-2012 00:01:11 | More by mecmd
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zxcvbqqq

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-19-2012 22:45:47 | More by zxcvbqqq
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Aexoonge

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-19-2012 20:33:36 | More by Aexoonge
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raulazzer

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-19-2012 20:16:26 | More by raulazzer
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paulw1128


4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-19-2012 18:25:29 | More by paulw1128
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bill_rue


4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-19-2012 04:36:45 | More by bill_rue
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-19-2012 03:05:02 | More by jbertsch
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patpbr

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

A- nice brown color with a slight head
T- strong with hops and malt flavor along with chocolate and caramel. some citrus which always is a winner.
M- I expect it to have more presents, be a little stronger but it doesn't linger.
O- I am one who likes it, one who will recommend it.

03-19-2012 02:15:03 | More by patpbr
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msh4k3

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2012 21:52:00 | More by msh4k3
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payte

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2012 11:01:08 | More by payte
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andrewborstein

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-18-2012 04:20:18 | More by andrewborstein
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-17-2012 20:14:07 | More by Crimsontider22
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ScottyC54

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-17-2012 16:51:34 | More by ScottyC54
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Jimbolikesbeer


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-17-2012 02:21:54 | More by Jimbolikesbeer
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berr


5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-17-2012 02:14:32 | More by berr
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

4.33/5  rDev +3.8%

This was a bottle I bought in New Orleans last May and forgot about. Sat in my beer fridge at about 45 degrees since then.

Pours dark amber color in snifter. Off-white head that lingers well. Lots of lacing.

Smell has lots of hoppy citrus. Pine, grapefruit and some lemon.

Taste follows the smell well. Nice bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel has moderate carbonation and a very dry finish.

Overall I did'nt expect much from this because it was so old and I have heard that ABA should be had fresh. It seems to have aged very well. Held its hoppiness well. Glad I did'nt throw this out.

03-17-2012 01:51:16 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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TonyT013

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-17-2012 01:28:17 | More by TonyT013
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,500 ratings.