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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

8,841 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,841
Reviews: 2,795
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 263
Gots: 1,044 | 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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3.65/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

PPours a deep amber with a 1 finger off white head. Decent head retention, visible carbonation. Smells of sweet caramel malts with a citric hop presence on the back end. Lots of sweet malts up front, some biscuit and caramel. Hops take over quickly though and aggressively, with a minty ester presence. Medium to full in body with a chewy grainy presence. Very dry finish with big bitterness. Delicately floral flavors are present for such an arrogant beer.

Liked this beer more than I though I would (went into not wanting to like it cause of its cult following) but it is rather decent and stands out amongst the crowd slightly.

Does it stand out from other stone ales though? That's another question.

jtierney89, Nov 26, 2011
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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,841 ratings.