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RATINGS: 2482   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. ’Course there’s always the masochists...
Note: 2007 - 10%, 2008 & 2009 - 10.5%, 2010 - 11.2%, 2011 - 10.5%, 2012 - 11.2%.

Monalovesbeer's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Monalovesbeer (21) - - NOV 2, 2012
Drank from a bottle poured into a glass. Subtle and rich hops aroma. Foamy, toasted-looking head. The real treat comes when you actually drink it! Delicious malt flavor with the perfect amount of hoppy bitterness (if you’re into that!). My favorite part of this beer is the mouthfeel: very clean on the palate for such a hoppy beer: medium to full bodied with a slightly creamy finish. Overall a very satisfying yet drinkable beer! Highly recommended!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Troupis (134) - - NOV 26, 2015
Intense! Holy mother. I wish I had the regular bastard to compare as it feels somehow even stronger. Simple palate but complex taste. Not for anyone but the most ready for extreme beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (3686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2015
20-NOV-2015, bottle (best before 2014) @Erik, from Systembolaget somewhere, thx.:-) Murky, brown’ish, tan head. All the American Strong Ale characteristics. Pine, grape fruit, caramel, almost roasted, fruity. Sweet, bitter. Clearly not fresh but still very tasty:-)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaBeer1972 (1560) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle from Julio’s. A clear deep amber. Tan head that settles to a thin lace. Aroma of earthy sweet fruit. Alcohol is very well masked. Flavor is deep and complex. Well balanced bitterness and very smooth drinking. Notes of chocolate, prune, herbs, pine and coffee. Long lingering bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (970) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle @ Dangerous Bottleshares 1 Year Anniversary. Pours hazy reddish amber with a big offwhite head. Aroma is hoppy, sweet, caramel, malt, plums, vanilla, citrus. Taste is hoppy, fruity, bitter, malty, dark fruits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle @ Dangerous Bottleshares 1 year anniversary. Pours red amber with a beige head. Aroma has some rather big hoppy notes up front, behind that comes all the sweetness. Caramel, big fat sweet plums, deep malty profile and some weak vinous notes. The taste is hoppy with all of that big fat sweet fruity notes which leads to some vinous associations. Alcohol is quite present and the end is rather bitter from the hops. Yet this beer is a pleasure to sip but is indeed a mother drugger in terms of being intense.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
smcniel24 (4) - Idaho, USA - NOV 15, 2015 does not count
One of my favorites! A bit pricey but occasionally worth it. Usually only a seasonal bear.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2707) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 14, 2015
From the 2015 batch. Bottled 10/15/15. I actually thought I had reviewed this one before now. Reddish-brown pour under a full cream colored, foamy head. Interesting aroma of barley malts, grain, sweetness, but it really feels full all around. The body is medium to full. A bit more alcohol in the taste but everything else reflects the characters I picked up on the nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericwill99 (85) - Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Strong and rich, I'm sure I'd be happier drinking out of a glass, rather than a cup. Rich and malty, the hops really fade into the background for me on this one. The alcohol is always lurking in the background.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
donandres (3) - , Washington, USA - NOV 9, 2015 does not count
in goblet, not a lot of head appearance: dark reddish aroma: flavors: Delicious body: finish: overall experience with the beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
seehaferb23 (125) - - NOV 8, 2015
I'm in heaven. I've had the Double Bastard but this one is 2 years old ('13). Excellent beer but I'm biased I love good aged beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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