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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

9,104 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 9,104
Reviews: 2,816
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 283
Gots: 1,183 | 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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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Mantooth, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Hellvis, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

ando27, Jan 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

ZDePaolo, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

BlakeMatt, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of mwilbur
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 22oz bottle into an overly cold chilled shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a dark straw amber (dark lighting in the restaurant, so could be off here) with thin tan head. A more aggressive pour can generate a 4+ inch head. Some lacing.
S: Smooth caramel malt, toffee and dark plum.
T: Follows and adds to the aroma with a nice balancing of citrus and pine hops.
M: Smooth and slightly oily with a spicy hop bite. Medium body.
D: Excellent drinkability. Great brew for style. An everyday drinker.

mwilbur, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

KAF, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of williamjbauer
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber poured into a pint glass

A - Clean and slightly hazy deep brown-amber with a beautiful two finger mahogany head. Moderate lacing.

S - Caramel wheat bread scent predominates with hoppy pine and citrus smells with great balance.

T - Caramel wheat backbone but a full palate pleasant bitterness with sweet bread and citrus hop notes. A well balance alcohol flavor as well.

M - Medium body, medium carbonation with just a bit of grit but it is nice.

O - Very nice balanced beer, I will drink this almost any day.

williamjbauer, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of codfeast
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bottle to tulip

A: cherry, semi translucent, big tan head fades to island and ring, lots of lacing.

S: Malt hints of dark fruit and coffee, hops and yeast.

T: Big malt profile, with a little bit of "heat" and toasted bread. hops comes in at the end for a nice bitter finish.

M: Med-heavy body, nice carbination. a bit of oil in the mouth from the hops.

O: Very nice. I have nothing more to add that has not be mentioned before.

codfeast, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

dandmc24, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

shockrocker65, Jan 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: A Rudy reddish brown with a two finger head that lasts.

S: A little dull but has hops, caramel, and a touch of malt.

T: Very powerful. The caramel is intense followed by the bitter of hops.

M: Good carbonation and excellent retention.

O: If you have not had this beer then you have not had an American Strong Ale.

jvillefan, Jan 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

harris4, Jan 25, 2012
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,104 ratings.