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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

8,388 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,388
Reviews: 2,765
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 243
Gots: 809 | 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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Eddyfunt

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-18-2013 22:56:36 | More by Eddyfunt
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alanv

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-18-2013 21:39:17 | More by alanv
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-18-2013 21:13:59 | More by jbarletto
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ChefBenhase

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-18-2013 18:12:24 | More by ChefBenhase
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jono0101

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-18-2013 16:20:36 | More by jono0101
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MistahBeah

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-18-2013 15:44:10 | More by MistahBeah
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mattsucks

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-18-2013 14:15:14 | More by mattsucks
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-18-2013 06:37:00 | More by beernads
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mkirkland80

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-18-2013 02:28:30 | More by mkirkland80
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dwagner003

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-18-2013 02:10:28 | More by dwagner003
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juicebox

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-18-2013 01:54:50 | More by juicebox
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.84/5  rDev -7.9%

Arrogant seems to be the right word as this ale proudly displays a deep rusty hybrid of red and brown. The head is equally as strong with a thick creaminess and thick lacing.

The scent is not nearly as proud but light malt and hop aromas are definitely in the mix. Subtle tea leaves and floral earthy hops are also evident.

Almost Pale Ale like taste Arrogant Bastard presents an earthy, floral array of hop flavors. Not as much on the malty or grain side this Strong Ale is pronounced in its hop flavor. The tea leaves manifest themselves and then a piney metallic aftertaste takes hold.

Overall, it's strong in appearance and hop flavor but slightly weak in aroma and overall character. Very good but not great.

05-17-2013 21:50:04 | More by KYGunner
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SMITHAND

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-17-2013 20:37:20 | More by SMITHAND
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ElizabethEleanor

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-17-2013 03:03:12 | More by ElizabethEleanor
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Dave7500kl

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -76%

05-16-2013 23:28:53 | More by Dave7500kl
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Bromine

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

05-16-2013 10:34:04 | More by Bromine
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BSore

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-16-2013 06:23:43 | More by BSore
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-16-2013 01:34:01 | More by outoffocus
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tnbeatty

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-15-2013 20:59:47 | More by tnbeatty
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311Reeves

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-15-2013 20:08:27 | More by 311Reeves
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gfap61

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-15-2013 20:05:44 | More by gfap61
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Zbeetleman

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-15-2013 03:05:46 | More by Zbeetleman
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benfons

Belgium

3.88/5  rDev -7%

A: seems brown but turns out to be dark orange, hazy, hardly any head

S: caramel, grapes, bread, hint of malts, really promising,

T: really bitter, some caramel and nuts, a bit bready but overall mainly bitter hops.

M: rather thin, dry finish, not a lot of carbonation

O: really promising nose, warming, But overall not a big fan, still have to find that American brew, which has a bit more balance.

05-14-2013 21:33:23 | More by benfons
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SonOfOdin

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-14-2013 18:44:06 | More by SonOfOdin
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Bustersuess

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-14-2013 18:38:52 | More by Bustersuess
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,388 ratings.