Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 2505   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
This is a lacerative muther of a beer. The evil big brother of Arrogant Bastard Ale. It is strongly suggested you stay far, far away from this beer. Those foolish enough to venture close enough to taste will experience a punishingly unforgiving assault on the palate. íCourse thereís always the masochists...
Note: 2007 - 10%, 2008 & 2009 - 10.5%, 2010 - 11.2%, 2011 - 10.5%, 2012 - 11.2%.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lawger (248) - SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2015
Pours a dark chestnut with red hues, almost clear and with off-white head. Complex aroma with roasted almonds, herbs and big roasted maltiness. Thereís a concentrated scent of whipped cream and with some wet wool in the background. Full bodied palate, big bitterness with a medicinal quality like Underberg herb liqueur. The finish is long with that medicinal bitterness on the back of the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
atatum1234 (21) - Rogers, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Itís a beautiful pour, with dark amber color and thick beige head that stays with the brew. Nose is resinous and First sip is surprisingly low key in alcohol. This is a 2014 bottle. Sweet, malty start with a bright hop finish. Itís not as clean on the palate, which I enjoy. After a few sips, it is almost the same affect as chewing on a hop flower. Those flavors linger! Great strong beer. For the alcohol, it is easy to drink. Plan so age a second bottle to test against next couple years.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (415) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2015
650ml bottle enjoyed @ my vacation apartment. Pours cloudy dark ruby with a lasting beige head. Aroma is malt, herbs, raisins, alcohol, caramel and fruits. Flavour is bitter. Full bodied, thick texture, average carbonation. Finish is resinous and bready malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6047) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2015
How have I never rated this? Bomber. Deep amber with a beige head. Huge hops and malts in the aroma. Big complex fruit pretty much runs the gamut. The flavor is exactly the same. Complex and big fruit. Huge malts, too. Some spices and caramel. Brown sugar, harshness, alcohol, and big bitterness. My taste buds are being assaulted!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sevenlee (1669) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a thick beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruity with some hops and spices. Taste is high sweet leading to dry bitter finish. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2015
Pours a cloudy orange-brown with an off-white head and nice lace. Sweet aroma, nice citrus, bitterness in the finish. Thick, sweet malt and nice bitter aftertaste. Thick body and good carbonation. Tasty!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4052) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2015
660ml bottle from Drygate. Reddish brown, reasonable head. Grain alcohol malt aroma. Sweet woody alcohol malt flavour. Woody alcohol aftertaste. Love the attitude of this beer. I donít normally like beer thsi strong but this one is good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (820) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle purchased at Elevated. Consumed with Saturday Shirt. Pint glass. Deep amber color with an off white head. Aroma has the traditional Stone hop elements but a little bit more malt sweetness than most. Taste has plenty of hops but itís undercut by sweetness. Itís very drinkable and highly enjoyable. The alcohol is well hidden. Little bit of bitterness at the end. This is a great beer by one of the best hop centric breweries. Definitely worth a try. You bastard.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turtles (1197) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2015
650ml bottle. Deep ruby ​​red. The aroma of a whole bag of sweet caramel. The taste is firmly bitter, simultaneously sweet, hard candies, raisins, plums, sawdust. Several complex and deep flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopmaestro (985) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
This mighty brew is really a treat. Aroma is dark fruits, sweet notes of vanilla, plums and caramel. The taste is also on the sweeter side of the spectrum, but with the massive hop profile it manages to keep up a certain attitude as a trouble maker. A true bastard.

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