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RATINGS: 3932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
This is an aggressive beer. You probably won’t like it. It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2004
Body is a deep mahogany with lots of little white yeast particles and a fluffy tan head. Aroma is very active: pineapple and other citrus fruits, sugar, and hops. Taste is also off the wall: raisins, oranges, and a variety of other fruits, syrup, fresh hops, and, as it warms, a burnt coffee that leads to a dry finish. Very accessible and, at under $4 per bomber, very affordable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2004
This is brew is one of those types that i don’t get to try very often due to always trying new beers, but evey now and again i get another sample and it always truely amazes me. Just a powerful brew with a thick sweetness up front that would be totally unacceptable alone, but is leveled out by a big hop finish. Great caramel malt taste upfront, with a sweet stick to you palate thickness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGenius (154) - Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2004
This is obviously a very good beer. Dark apperance, rich taste, and good aftertaste. Kinda heavy and sweet but still good. Very full taste, would be a good after dinner beer with dessert.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JdoubleyouS (82) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2004
One of my favorite beers. Dark pour with decent head, an almost caramelish flavor. Recommended to anyone, but you probably won’t like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 7, 2004
I guess I am indeed not worthy. It was solid, but not a top beer in my mind. Real dark orange with a off-white head with great lacing. Aroma was of sweet grassy hops. This one has a good hop character complimented by a caramel malt. The caramel taste is noticable right away, and then fades to a floral/grassy hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrBeer (276) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Finally got to try this. A very good beer with an intenseful flavor. Pours a really nice dark appearance. So glad that I finally got to drink this beer after wanting to for a long time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ragesaq (71) - Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2006 Arrogant bastard, not for the weak. Huge hop with competing huge rich malt flavor with some grapefruit peaking through and a slight alcohol taste coming in. Maybe a little pine-y type hint underneath. Thicker than most bears, it is a concoction that puts most beers to shame and seperates the worthy beer drinkers from the yuppies with their fizzy yellow beer. Beautiful dark appearance with a ruby red shine through it and a kick ass bottle top it off as one of the best accessible beers around. It is the measuring stick by which I judge all other beers by.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
johnyvt (158) - West Hollywood, California, USA - NOV 3, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2005 A strong beer with a lot of flavor in there. I find it is best served just slightly chilled and appreciated slowly. Lots of hops in there, but they are balanced well with a creamy, almost syrupy sweetness and noticable malt. Delicious!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2005 Very Tasty. This beer pours with a lite brown and frothy head. Very clear with a dark cherry wood coloring. The aroma was not as strong as I expected but you could get mild hints of hops and malt in a nice combination. I found the initial flavor to be sweet with nice chocolate, caramel/molasses, and cedar wood malt flavors. The sweetness, however, is replaced quickly by a strong pine resin flavor that continues to grow and lasts long after beer meets belly. An interesting mix of flavors and an enjoyable beverage!

Had a bottle that I’ve been aging for about 2-years last night and I was a bit dissappointed. It was drinkable but too oxidized for my taste. Cardboard was a bit too obvious for me. I think I prefer my Arrogance somewhat fresher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxwel (3) - millfield, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2004 does not count
Damn this beer is an asskicker! I love it, my favorite beer, my favorite style. Extremely hoppy and robust i haven’t tried the double bastard yet but it should be twice as delicious. Not a beer for chugging but it is good to sit in front of an open fire or play a good game of billiards with and noe doubt you will be a saucy suave Arrogant Bastard by the end of the night.

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