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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

8,620 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,620
Reviews: 2,784
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 259
Gots: 931 | 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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Photo of TimZebGir
3.6/5  rDev -13.7%

A: Deep ruby brown with light foamy head(3/3)
S: Light fruitiness...cherry?...citrusy hop notes (8/12)
T: Fruity notes on tip of tongue blend toward malty and bitter finish. Strong hang, like unripe grapefruit or strong coffee in the after-taste. ...do I detect wood?(14/20)
F: Medium body and carbonation with very dry finish (4/5)
O: Really hard to pin down the subtle notes in this one. Drank it with a friend, and we both had a hard time finding words. (7/10)
36/50

TimZebGir, Yesterday at 01:37 PM
Photo of dagubna
4/5  rDev -4.1%

dagubna, Yesterday at 09:26 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Brams17, Tuesday at 03:22 PM
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4.48/5  rDev +7.4%

phil215, Tuesday at 03:10 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

JohnParadee, Tuesday at 03:08 PM
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4.52/5  rDev +8.4%

CKav, Tuesday at 04:36 AM
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3.4/5  rDev -18.5%

boogieman6, Tuesday at 04:00 AM
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

myteam24, Tuesday at 02:20 AM
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

Jaymello, Tuesday at 12:01 AM
Photo of JeffKowalek
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

JeffKowalek, Monday at 11:09 PM
Photo of mpedara429
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

A; Pours out a murky reddish copper. Two fingers of khaki head that wouldn't leave me alone.

S: Very bready. Subtle hint of fruit like strawberry and cherry.

T: Hoppy licorice. Strawberry and cherry from the nose mixed with an earthy, grassy hop. Delicious.

M: Medium sticky body with medium carb. Slightly tannic bite.

O: Very solid. The hoppiness is what sets this one apart. A great "go to" because of the availability in my area.

mpedara429, Monday at 11:08 PM
Photo of KurtHershey
3.72/5  rDev -10.8%

KurtHershey, Monday at 08:51 PM
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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%

MichaelPiazza, Monday at 08:04 PM
Photo of TATTSNSNAPBACKS
5/5  rDev +19.9%

This is my uncle's favorite beer. It's what got us hooked on Stone Brewing Co. beer!

TATTSNSNAPBACKS, Monday at 06:35 PM
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4.52/5  rDev +8.4%

Rusty-London, Monday at 08:20 AM
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4.16/5  rDev -0.2%

cuffmw00, Sunday at 10:12 PM
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4.32/5  rDev +3.6%

JoeParent, Sunday at 09:33 PM
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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%

winningwes91, Sunday at 07:30 PM
Photo of Mercymo
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Love it!!

Mercymo, Sunday at 03:50 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

forgedinmetal666, Sunday at 03:16 AM
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

clorimer, Sunday at 02:05 AM
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,620 ratings.