OAKED Double Bastard Ale | Arrogant Brewing

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Arrogant Brewing
California, United States

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.60%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Overlord on 11-10-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Lucky Baldwins in Pasadena, CA.

Billed as 2012 Double Bastard with toasted oak. 10.4% ABV.

Pours a clear orange-red with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, citrus zest, and wood. Taste is much the same with vanilla and woody flavors on the finish. There is a high amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty but fairly strong.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

2009 Is still tasting great after being cold stored for the last 3 years. What a nice suprise to have been treated to this from a local friend. The carbonation was a little off however that is to be expected after such a long time in a growler. Still enough carb. to give a nice off white head that lasted through the entire glass. Poured into a tulip, stone fruits came through as well as a bit of toffee. Slight hop bitterness showed itself toward the end making for a nice crisp sipper. Wish I didnt have to drink it while i was working. I would have enjoyed it much more.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another bottle, enjoyed by myself. You have to like Stone's painted bottles.
Poured slightly cloudy, reddish mahogany brown, with a thin, cream colored head. Good retention, thin coating lace.
Smell had lots of bready malts, some sweetness but then lots of citrus hops. Nice wafting aroma of oak wood barrel.
Taste starts with some caramel sweetness, slightly fruity. Lots of bitter hops, earthy and leafy. Then comes the wood, touch of vanilla, nice oaky finish.
Medium to full body, medium carbonation, smooth, oak flavor hangs around giving a slightly oily mouthfeel.
Lots of flavor, but still easy to drink, no hint of the 10+ % alcohol.

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OAKED Double Bastard Ale from Arrogant Brewing
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 107 ratings