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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

8,652 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,652
Reviews: 2,786
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 259
Gots: 954 | 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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Photo of barleybutt
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Poured aggressively in a standard pint glass.
A: amber dark red. Reminded multiple people in the room of cherry wood. A light foamy head, a few inches tall, formed but dissipated quickly after the pour.
S: More yeast than anything. Fresh biscuits on the head and light citrus undertones.
T: Strong upfront chocolate followed by dry citrus - most reminiscent of grapefruit rind.
M: Medium. Light carbonation and a dry bitter finish.
O: Very drinkable and affordable. There is little to no alcohol in the taste despite the medium/big body. The roasted chocolate upfront is usually something I don't like, but this brew did it well. I would be happy with another.

barleybutt, Thursday at 12:42 AM
Photo of Meyers1023
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Meyers1023, Thursday at 12:17 AM
Photo of TorrenceSw
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%

TorrenceSw, Wednesday at 04:28 PM
Photo of TimZebGir
3.6/5  rDev -13.7%

A: Deep ruby brown with light foamy head(3/3)
S: Light fruitiness...cherry?...citrusy hop notes (8/12)
T: Fruity notes on tip of tongue blend toward malty and bitter finish. Strong hang, like unripe grapefruit or strong coffee in the after-taste. ...do I detect wood?(14/20)
F: Medium body and carbonation with very dry finish (4/5)
O: Really hard to pin down the subtle notes in this one. Drank it with a friend, and we both had a hard time finding words. (7/10)
36/50

TimZebGir, Wednesday at 02:37 PM
Photo of dagubna
4/5  rDev -4.1%

dagubna, Wednesday at 10:26 AM
Photo of Brams17
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Brams17, Tuesday at 04:22 PM
Photo of phil215
4.48/5  rDev +7.4%

phil215, Tuesday at 04:10 PM
Photo of JohnParadee
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

JohnParadee, Tuesday at 04:08 PM
Photo of CKav
4.52/5  rDev +8.4%

CKav, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of boogieman6
3.4/5  rDev -18.5%

boogieman6, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of myteam24
4/5  rDev -4.1%

myteam24, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Jaymello
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

Jaymello, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of JeffKowalek
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

JeffKowalek, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of mpedara429
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

A; Pours out a murky reddish copper. Two fingers of khaki head that wouldn't leave me alone.

S: Very bready. Subtle hint of fruit like strawberry and cherry.

T: Hoppy licorice. Strawberry and cherry from the nose mixed with an earthy, grassy hop. Delicious.

M: Medium sticky body with medium carb. Slightly tannic bite.

O: Very solid. The hoppiness is what sets this one apart. A great "go to" because of the availability in my area.

mpedara429, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of KurtHershey
3.72/5  rDev -10.8%

KurtHershey, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of MichaelPiazza
3.9/5  rDev -6.5%

MichaelPiazza, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of TATTSNSNAPBACKS
5/5  rDev +19.9%

This is my uncle's favorite beer. It's what got us hooked on Stone Brewing Co. beer!

TATTSNSNAPBACKS, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of Rusty-London
4.52/5  rDev +8.4%

Rusty-London, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of Washuffizi98
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,652 ratings.