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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,822 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,822
Reviews: 2,794
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 264
Gots: 1,030 | 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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5/5  rDev +20.2%

zildjian2800, Jan 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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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  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

AndrewMichael, Jan 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

effixx, Jan 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

bbadger, Jan 08, 2012
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4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I fell in love with this beer while visiting my son in California. First had a bottle and then a fresh draft at the Stone Brewery in Escondido. For some reason it is not sold in Alabama, but I did get a bottle in New Jersey and several drafts in Florida before I started reviewing on the Beer Advocate. This review is from last night where I enjoyed a draft at the Brewhouse South in Franklin, TN (just south of Nashville). This is the only beer I always look for when I go to a new drinking establishment.

This beer is everything the other 2700+ reviewers have said and then some! It is listed as a strong ale and that is exactly what it is. This beer is not for the meek or timid. The only advantage to having a bottle over a draft is everyone will know what you are drinking and you get to read the label affirming your arrogance.

Arrogant Bastard Ale is a strong dark ale with lots of hops and a full body mouthfeel. It is as dark as the devil with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Try this beer. If you don’t like it, you are not deserving and that only leaves more for those of us who are.

gerite, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

rob99er, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

brenjames, Jan 08, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-a amber brown color with a decent off-white head and good lacing.

S-citrus and pine with some hints of sweetness

T-caramel and roasted malt with some citrus and a nice dry hoppy finish

F- medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation and a nice smooth feel

O-the arrogance is appropriate, this is one fine strong and unique strong ale

MDDMD, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

jandb, Jan 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

jeanphony, Jan 08, 2012
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4.68/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is definatly not a beer for everyone. It even says it on its label, Its a stron ale with lots of hops and malts a dark color with a aroma that tells you its an Arrogant Bartard. Worth a try if you are looking for something different. Has to be one of my favorite Stone Brew.

JohnnysBarIsIt, Jan 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -27.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,822 ratings.