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RATINGS: 2541   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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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%.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shroud0fdoom (150) - Maryland, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Look: Ruby red body, creamy off-white head. Smell: Sweet caramel malts, fruity, pineapple, pine, brown sugar. Taste: Caramel, slight tropical fruits, earthy bitterness, semi dry finish. Feel: Medium body, tight carbonation. Overall: Agressive hop bitterness with extreme malt sweetness. Nice balance between the both. I wish this were year round. I prefer this vs. A.B. Recommended.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rags2rags (149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle from Kenny Road Market in Columbus, OH. Dark amber color with a fluffy tan head. Wonderful aroma of hops, citrus, and more hops. Great caramelly, malty, fruity flavor with a thick mouthfeel. This beer is big and beautiful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NaturalIce (148) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Amazing brew. Aroma is surprisingly very sweet. Drinking straight from the deuce-deuce so the bottle looks nice. Flavorful with a very bitter finish. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvgeniyKurilov (148) - - MAR 11, 2016
Tap at Aluc Celle Riga. Hazy amber. Nuts, malts, wine, prunes, hopy hops. Quite bitter, medium sweet. A lot of burnt sugar, caramel, prunes. Nice, good balanced, complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
performula (148) - Heart of the Rockies, Colorado, USA - NOV 24, 2007
Coudy red without head. Sharp smell of sweet hops. Citrusy fruit taste. Astringent finish with a sting at the tip of your tongue.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BossHossBikes (148) - California, USA - DEC 8, 2007
Bottle. Ah, the Double Bastard. Iíve been looking forward to this since I started to get into craft beer. One of my first craft beers was the Arrogant Bastard. And now, having obtained this, Iím quite ecstatic. As I pour this, itís a dark ruby/amber with a really nice, velvety light tan head. As I swirl this beer, a cloud of bubbles engulfs the beer about one inch from the surface. The aroma is very intense in grapefruit and hops with subtle hints of banana. There are a darker fruit aroma to it, but I canít exactly pinpoint what fruit it resembles. As I start to quaff this beer, the pine and sharp grapefruit citrus qualities becomes very evident. More subtle notes, such as banana and darker fruits start to appear as the brew starts to pass the tongue. The finish is dry, much like a grainy bread, and a hopsy bitter. The alochol in it is a little noticeable as it warms the chest. This is amazing. This has lived up to my anticipation.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
FrkAabenhuus (147) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2005
pours brown white a fine white head. Powerfull, whith lots of hops, which last forever! Aroma is fruity, hoppy with notes of sweetness. Really nice beer!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCopperfields (146) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2004
Copper color, like a dirty penny. Not much head, not alot in the way of lace. Aroma is funky, sweet molasses and caramel. Fruity. Lots of hops in the flavor, big stong malt backbone underneath. Flavor notes are hop oils, toasted wheat bread, and something smoky. Very full flavored, rich full mouthfeel, this one rides along like a barley wine, nothing less. Not a strong old ale as listed. This is a barley wine, one which could use a few years in the cellar in my opinion.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Uriel (146) - San Jose, California, USA - APR 2, 2004
Yum! Beautiful color with a slightly off white head. Sweet, but not too sweet. It balances the hops very nicely. It has some definite citrus notes. I noticed flavors very much like orange blossom honey. This stuff'll kick you ass.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cigarsnbeer (146) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - JUN 1, 2004
Wow, what can I say about this beer that hasnít already been said. If you like Stoneís Arrogant Bastard,youíre gonna love this offering! Malty with a perfect hop balance, and a beautiful red hue....man I wish I had another right now!


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