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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

8,224 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,224
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 230
Gots: 724 | 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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iBeer16

New York

4.72/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a dark brown/amber color that has roughly a 2" head that is of an eggshell color. The head retains for a little and then leaves a lot of lacing.

S: the most obvious scent is of the piney hopes, I also smell. Decent amount of citrus and a roasty scent as well.

T: taste is delicious. It has a sweet malty taste combine piney hops but also a citrus undertone.

M: the way this beer goes from sweet malty flavor to piney hoppy keeps your mouth engaged throughout the drinking experience.

Overall, this ipa is one of the bests in my opinion. I love the flavor of the malts and of course the hoppiness of it as well.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2011 04:32:58 | More by iBeer16
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jacobbocce72

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

12-28-2011 03:26:27 | More by jacobbocce72
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Shilt

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

12-28-2011 03:11:42 | More by Shilt
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

4.53/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

A – Pours a hazy chestnut brown, with a one finger eggshell/light tan head which lingered for a ridiculous amount of time. Some of the bubbles appear a little soapy. Lacing is “complete” as in it completely coats the glass in a wash of tiny bubbles with each sip.

S – An enticing blend of citrus, floral hops, and butterscotch.

T – Complex and balanced. Taste starts off slightly fruity with hints of apple and pear, followed by a caramel tinged, biscuity malt with a slight hint of rye, and finishes just slightly dry with a grassy, floral, west coast hop kick. Yummy.

M – Big and chewy, but somehow also creamy and velvety at the same time. Lively carbonation. Stone absolutely nailed it here. Perfection.

O – While I have had AB many times before, I seemingly forgot how freakin’ good it is. My first thought upon sitting down to review this was, ”why am I not drinking this more often?” Extra points for being available at grocery stores in the Tempe AZ area. Very well may be the best beer you can buy without looking hard or going to a specialty store like Total Wine. A true stud.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2011 02:39:58 | More by TempeBeerMan
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Romulux

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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cmuir24

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-26-2011 18:28:48 | More by cmuir24
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kmwilson76

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

12-26-2011 17:31:48 | More by kmwilson76
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TexAggie011

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

12-26-2011 05:06:37 | More by TexAggie011
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PuckPuck

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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cashbrook

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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jamiekimble

Florida

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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zoghbi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Jfinkbiner

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

12-25-2011 03:22:15 | More by Jfinkbiner
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,224 ratings.