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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

8,123 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,123
Reviews: 2,758
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 223
Gots: 681 | 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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oidrink


1.9/5  rDev -54.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Taste like asprin... effin hate it so much.. yuck! I had that taste on the tip of my tounge that was numbing. I thought it would be awesome without that nasty taste. Its however smooth.. If they change that taste I would engage another drink. Its not horrible but maybe you should buy 1 22oz. and try it out... who knows you might like it. It also was like 4 dollars at a store in Portland oregon.

Serving type: growler

10-26-2012 00:01:17 | More by oidrink
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vitesse

Georgia

1.98/5  rDev -52.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

the beer looks nice and the bottle tries hard to stand out, but that's about all i like about this beer. the hops are just so overbearing that it left me with a muddy/earthy flavor in my mouth. have you ever smelled plain ole raw hop pellets before used for brewing? that's what this beer tastes like. there's absolutely no malty sweetness to balance it out either. yeah it masks the alcohol well, but so what? this beer is just so gimmicky to me. hops are great for adding bitterness and aroma, but this beer uses way too much of them.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2003 12:54:54 | More by vitesse
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nothunder

Texas

2/5  rDev -52%

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South Carolina

2/5  rDev -52%

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Colorado

2/5  rDev -52%

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California

2/5  rDev -52%

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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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New York

2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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Tennessee

2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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Colorado

2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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2/5  rDev -52%

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Florida

2/5  rDev -52%

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Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,123 ratings.