ThomasWilder (17) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
I had this after having an Arrogant Bastard and I was shocked to find that I liked the Double Bastard a bit more. It has a cloudy appearance where as the Arrogant Bastard does not. Itís a bit sweeter and has less of a hoppy bite. It goes down smoother. The inexperienced beer drinker will be more likely to dig this beer than Arrogant Bastard.
slowcars4life (17) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
It pours out a dark red color with a white foamy head. The taste is very hoppy. If is medium weight beer that becomes a little strong near the end of the beer. Overall, not one of my top choices. Scratch that...I will never buy this again.
IPABevyGuy (16) - New York, USA - APR 6, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a slightly cloudy amber with an off white head. Smells hopy, earthy and malty. Nice malt body with hints of vanilla and caramel, followed by a slight floral/pine taste, then finishes cleanly with a citrus taste. Hop level is medium-high. Great well rounded beer, if you?re into malty beers with some nice hops behind it this is a great choice.
johnnysuede (16) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 4, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2007 Really nice malty caramel aroma with a reddish brown hue and a small head, mostly diminishing. Flavor is somewhat bittersweet, medium body with an average finish, just a little bit alcoholic, soft carbonation.
BassMonkey83 (16) - USA - FEB 3, 2005
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This one is unbelievable. Incredibly hopped, with wonderful citrus, candy,fruit, bread/toast and pine notes. Flavors are much similar with a glorious bitter bite on the finish. While the alcohol content is high, I found it incredibly balanced and less noticeable than in the Stone IPA. The Bastard and the IPA are my first experiences with Stone and Iím now a convert and disciple. I for one welcome my new beer overlord.
smahtnicole (15) - boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 15, 2004
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
This ale made my stomach hurt and my nose run. I had to literally choke back every gulp, the promise of CheeseNips the only thing that got me through. Yet I have never, never never never, been so insulted by a beer in my life as I was by the Double Bastard. I could not live with myself if I did not finish this atrociously horrendous beer: Iím no goddamned pussy.
PhiloPsych (15) - California, USA - DEC 16, 2006
4.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
I love it. This is a very tasty beer. Sweeter and smoother than the original Arrogant Bastard. But the extra alcohol is hidden perfectly and this is a perfectly drinkable brew.
rochioli1965 (15) - USA - NOV 18, 2006
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Aroma: A prominent to intense hop aromaAppearance: Color medium reddish copper;clear, Good head stand
Flavor: Hop flavor is strong and complex, High bitterness, although the malt backbone generally supports the strong hop character and provide the best balance. A clean, smooth alcohol flavor is present. Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium-light to medium-full body. Smooth alcohol warming.
Overall Impression: An intensely hoppy, very strong pale ale without the big maltiness and/or deeper malt flavors of an American barleywine. Strongly hopped, but malt balasnced
psbrewlvr (15) - Palm Springs, California, USA - JUL 19, 2007
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Another awesome brew from Stone, real big hop aroma and great malt flavor and thicvk palate. Not too bitter due to large malt balance,,,great BREW
mrpositron (14) - - NOV 6, 2012
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
caramel, amber, orange, clear, white foam, frothy, very bitter, medium sweetness.