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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,994 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,994
Reviews: 2,756
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 219
Gots: 619 | 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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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-27-2013 01:45:18 | More by MNBeer1017
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JulianB

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-27-2013 00:40:00 | More by JulianB
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barczar

Kentucky

4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant deep copper-red with a frothy, dense quarter inch khaki head that won't dissipate.

Floral, fruity hops, resin, pine, fresh cut grass leap from the glass. There's a subtle caramel malt sweetness in the background that hints of dark fruit.

Dank hops dominate the initial flavor, with sweet caramel malt coming in and fading mid palate, bowing to resinous bitterness that lingers through the finish. Grapefruit, catty hops, and pine emerge in subsequent sips, but the balance is decidedly resiny and bitter. The malt sweetness provides nice respite in later sips, along with dark fruit.

Body is on the full side, with moderate carbonation and slight alcohol warmth, with a big resiny bite.

Decidedly bitter, but balanced in extremes, to an extent. A glutton for punishment, the promise of sweet malt draws me back in for the bitter hop beating.

Serving type: on-tap

03-27-2013 00:08:19 | More by barczar
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aranton

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-26-2013 20:16:56 | More by aranton
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GWhite

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

03-26-2013 15:00:58 | More by GWhite
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DavidHume

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-26-2013 01:35:46 | More by DavidHume
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imyourhero21

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-26-2013 00:42:23 | More by imyourhero21
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jmann40

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-25-2013 14:59:12 | More by jmann40
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cmp26

California

4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a stong beer it might be a little expensive but worth it. has a strong smell and taste might be kinda bitter at first but once you pallet adjusts you won't be able to drink anthing else for the rest of the night. I highly recomend this beer with some good pizza or fryed chicken..enjoy

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 05:47:20 | More by cmp26
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AlecBurtness

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-25-2013 05:34:50 | More by AlecBurtness
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-25-2013 01:13:42 | More by YobroitsJoe
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Sco

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-25-2013 00:33:33 | More by Sco
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smg

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-25-2013 00:21:19 | More by smg
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-25-2013 00:21:08 | More by shigg85
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TS057

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

03-24-2013 23:18:54 | More by TS057
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Knuckles_Nuclear

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-24-2013 21:06:12 | More by Knuckles_Nuclear
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Spaghett

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-24-2013 18:25:55 | More by Spaghett
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kmahe

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-24-2013 06:58:47 | More by kmahe
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Buff0910

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

03-24-2013 04:43:03 | More by Buff0910
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Chugger

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-24-2013 04:24:22 | More by Chugger
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

03-24-2013 03:15:07 | More by BARFLYB
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MikieV

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-24-2013 01:31:45 | More by MikieV
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-23-2013 23:54:23 | More by Sparky44
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Jamison85

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-23-2013 23:44:50 | More by Jamison85
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-23-2013 22:59:27 | More by georgiaboy8686
Arrogant Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,994 ratings.