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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

8,195 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,195
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 229
Gots: 713 | 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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Kcman91

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

04-24-2013 02:09:33 | More by Kcman91
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hoosiersapper27

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-23-2013 22:18:36 | More by hoosiersapper27
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-23-2013 22:16:45 | More by s1ckboy
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

04-23-2013 02:37:45 | More by Phillyz
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ronbo5421

Washington

1.5/5  rDev -64%

04-23-2013 02:33:56 | More by ronbo5421
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J_Dub

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-22-2013 22:07:05 | More by J_Dub
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Dogzbone

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-22-2013 17:10:09 | More by Dogzbone
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BeerPunk1312

New York

5/5  rDev +19.9%

04-22-2013 05:32:29 | More by BeerPunk1312
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Victor

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-22-2013 04:32:52 | More by Victor
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bmurray10

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-22-2013 02:12:42 | More by bmurray10
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear, dark ruby with nice pillowy off-white head with good retention. Great lacing.

S: Big on the hops in the nose, pine resin, citrus, and spice (classic Chinook). The malt is very substantial as well, with burnt caramel candy and some bisciuty breadiness.

T/M: Nice kick of bitterness upfront, moves into some big hoppy and malty flavor. The hops are more of the big resiny pine notes, citrus, spice, and some herb. The malt showcases nice burnt sugar, biscuit, and caramel flavors. The finish is pretty dry, but has some nice sweetness from the caramel malt.

Overall, this is one in your face beer. SNPA made me realize that there are beers with a lot more flavor than what society would lead you to think. This was the beer that made me realize that beers could blow the roof off of your palate. My palate has tamed this beast since then, but I still find this to be a great beer to keep on hand at all times.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 23:46:06 | More by Siriusfisherman
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jmwildwest

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2013 21:55:54 | More by jmwildwest
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2013 21:27:36 | More by dbrelsfo
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rkf1976

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-21-2013 18:47:56 | More by rkf1976
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hurdjg

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2013 14:16:02 | More by hurdjg
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indy14jonesy

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

04-21-2013 12:58:54 | More by indy14jonesy
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ericdupont

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-21-2013 03:57:24 | More by ericdupont
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-21-2013 03:05:59 | More by TKEbeerman
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JackRB

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2013 01:00:35 | More by JackRB
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.76/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Been a while since I had this ale, and I forgot how much I like this. I find the bottle narrative a little off-putting...slightly arrogant, but I purchased a 22oz anyway.

Color is a great copper look, and although the head was only 1 finger, it retained itself throughout. Usually I get little out of the smell, but this ale has a nice floral hoppy smell. What I find great though is that the taste isn't crazy hoppy, and has a nice balanced sweetness.

Really great ale without having an ABV that knocks me out - says a lot these days when 7.2% is mild. Great reliable beer from Stone.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 00:39:55 | More by BradMacMullin
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Pac-N-West_SNOB


4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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kodt

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-20-2013 02:16:30 | More by kodt
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-19-2013 22:36:57 | More by shehateme
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Disease

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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katrinab

Michigan

1/5  rDev -76%

04-19-2013 22:09:26 | More by katrinab
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,195 ratings.