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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,216 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,216
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 231
Gots: 723 | 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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gr0g

New Jersey

4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy, dark amber in color with a nice creamy head. Good head retention and some nice looking lacing. Hop notes are the primary components of the aroma but aren't as prominent as in an IPA -- some muted pine and grassy aromas come through.

On the other hand, the hops definitely show up in the flavor. Solid hop bitterness from start to finish, lingering for a bit afterwards. This is backed up by a solid caramel malt profile. Malt and hops do battle, with the hops winning out in the flavor profile. Mouthfeel just seems "right". Despite the 7.2% ABV strength, there's no boozy fuel note.

A strong, beefy ale with IPA-like flavor components, Arrogant Bastard slots nicely into the Stone lineup of aggressively hopped beers.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 19:18:10 | More by gr0g
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DaltonOkinawa

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-05-2013 16:13:10 | More by DaltonOkinawa
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DeeMalloy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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lancecenter

Texas

3.73/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Deep copper with about a centimeter of fluffy head that doesn't go away. Sticky lacing all over the glass.

S - A mix of hops, caramel, and something burnt.

T/M - This is simply an assault on the taste buds. It starts off with a slap of bitter hops followed by burnt hops. Moderately dry finish.

O - This beer is not for everyone. Hell, I'm not even sure if it's for me.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 04:48:32 | More by lancecenter
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Ireland

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Italqt


4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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Ljoreilly

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Louisiana

5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Nevada

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Texas

2/5  rDev -52%

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MarshMan71

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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gtk1989

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.1%

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Integritous

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Montana

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-29-2013 03:02:51 | More by elglueckert
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,216 ratings.