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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

9,263 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 9,263
Reviews: 2,831
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 296
Gots: 1,286 | FT: 7
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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3.76/5  rDev -9.6%

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1.4/5  rDev -66.3%

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3.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

While this beer is not for me, at least not yet, I did enjoy its' rather lovely amber red color, and complex aroma, the taste was rather on the bitter end for me, it was hard to pick up the malt in this brew, but maybe that's just my palate still becoming used to these craft brews, it did pour a nice 3 finger brownish head that lingered awhile in my 12 ounce mug, assuming an aggressive pour.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.48/5  rDev -40.4%

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4.28/5  rDev +2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Acquired as part of the 4-pack Arrogant Bastard set.

I wasn't worthy enough to drink this beer 10 years ago in college as I specifically remember the drain pour. Now I understand the words spoken on the label; Stone pretty much nailed the strong ale style here.

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2.91/5  rDev -30%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bottle dated 10/13/14 at 45 degrees into snifter
Aroma of resinous hops
Head average (3.5 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, frothy, slowly diminishing to 3 mm ring and layer
Lacing poor – few islands of tiny to small bubbles
Body deep amber, clear
Flavor begins with hop bitterness and ends with a short hang-time bitterness; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate full, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 3, Flavor 2.75, Palate 3.25, Overall 3

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,263 ratings.