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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

9,113 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 9,113
Reviews: 2,817
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 283
Gots: 1,189 | FT: 7
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 CMUbrew
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber into a tulip

A: Dark varnish brown color. Bubbly and creamy looking khaki head forms on top and lingers for some time.

S: Smells quite strongly of citrus and pine. Quite a nice hop aroma.

T: Citrus and pine hops, sizeable bitterness, bready and slightly caramely malt. Some earthy and tea-like flavors towards the end.

M: Nice feel that delivers the right amount of carbonation for this beer.

O: The arrogance is deserved. A highly bitter, fairly complex brew that certainly would frighten those used to mass market beer. I'm looking forward to trying its bastard brethren.

CMUbrew, Sep 16, 2013
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4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Similar to an amber color with a slightly colored caramel head.
S- I get some hops and a little malt at the same time with every whiff.
T- Slight hop taste that sticks around on the pallet after swallowing.
M- Pretty smooth with unexpected hints of hops very good.
O- Overall very enjoyable beer. Would recommend to any pale ale/IPA lover.
I havent had a beer from Stone brewery that I didnt like

rievelx6, Sep 16, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy by 11/03/13. Tulip glass.

A: Pours a deep brownish copper color with crystal-clear clarity. A half finger of dense, sand colored head. Very good retention and some uneven dots of lacing. Looks superb.

S: Rich malt, toffee, cinnamon.

T: Malt, more malt, a little caramel, and moderate bitterness. A little subtle dark fruit. The malty sweetness doesn't quite offset the moderate but not overpowering or off-putting bitterness. Still, not enough flavor here to really hit the spot.

M: Medium body, smooth, with medium but slightly sharp carbonation.

O: Solid though unexceptional beer from Stone.

pmarlowe, Sep 16, 2013
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,113 ratings.