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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,000 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 8,000
Reviews: 2,756
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 219
Gots: 622 | 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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Ratings: 8,000 | Reviews: 2,756 | Display Reviews Only:
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drunkciclista

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-19-2013 08:33:38 | More by drunkciclista
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Rainier

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-19-2013 08:19:04 | More by Rainier
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pjMONEY

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-19-2013 04:56:32 | More by pjMONEY
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LB22

Colorado

5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-19-2013 04:10:52 | More by LB22
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3/5  rDev -28.1%

03-19-2013 03:59:28 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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Roberto11232

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-19-2013 02:43:18 | More by Roberto11232
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JohnW58

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-19-2013 01:44:54 | More by JohnW58
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-19-2013 00:57:08 | More by KVNBGRY
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Richie24CLE

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-18-2013 16:24:25 | More by Richie24CLE
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Vigilante

Nevada

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2013 05:04:57 | More by Vigilante
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StonyB

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-18-2013 04:51:27 | More by StonyB
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Rudes

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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brheuer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-17-2013 23:03:54 | More by brheuer
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RadfordBrewing

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-17-2013 21:11:36 | More by RadfordBrewing
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DavidBart

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-17-2013 19:43:42 | More by DavidBart
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Deutch

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-17-2013 13:42:41 | More by Deutch
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Plane2port

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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ChugMan

Washington

4.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Food Pairing - This is going to sound weird, so just trust me on this: Peanut butter. Oh yeah. I had a weird sense that this might work, and sure enough, boy. Hard to explain. Try it!

A - Immense frothy head over rich maple colored body. Zero bubbles rising to the surface. Wonderful lacing throughout.
S - Sweet, roasty, makes you want to jump in. Also lets you know that those hops are there, waiting for you.
T - Complex...trying to unravel and identify its flavors is fun! Bread made with molasses, walnut and almond, raisin, a bit of cream, cinnamon, brown sugar, bitter punch of piney orange rind. Remarkable balance of complexity and boldness. Delicious.
M - Electric sensation up front, which runs almost the length of the tongue. Rush of bitterness takes over a few seconds after the initial taste, scrubbing the buds just enough for the next one before receding. Slight metallic sensation remains without being obnoxious.
O - When first I had this beer years ago, as the bottle itself states, I was not worthy. Truly, casuals will find little to enjoy from this one as it certainly isn't for the uninitiated! Now, I'm proud to count myself among the highest echelon of drinkers: those who this beer was made for. Arrogance achieved.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 07:47:51 | More by ChugMan
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PatDow

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-17-2013 02:42:30 | More by PatDow
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h4ger

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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Madisonian

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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alexknuckles

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-16-2013 19:55:37 | More by alexknuckles
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stonedarrogantbastard

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-16-2013 19:32:55 | More by stonedarrogantbastard
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sublimelyarrogant

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-16-2013 19:05:07 | More by sublimelyarrogant
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-16-2013 01:03:50 | More by Lovely85
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,000 ratings.