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RATINGS: 2223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Arrogant Bastard Aged with oak chips.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (1197) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Pours a dark amber-brown. Has a strong malty and oak aroma. Taste is a mix of hops, malts, and smokey oak. Have a very dry and lingering malt aftertaste with hints of bitter hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2015
From bomber, pours red with a one-finger yellow head. Aroma and taste of caramel. Taste is in-your-face bitter caramel, some citrus with a gentle sweetness. I would expect to find some vanilla notes here from the oak, but they don’t really come through - perhaps because everything else is so big. Medium mouthfeel. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (1313) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 22, 2015
22oz bottle. Clear reddish copper with a foamy tan head. Flavors are toasted cereals, caramel, berries, resinous/piney hops, oak and vanilla with spicy and earthy notes. Harsh bitterness. Medium to full body, moderate carbonation, sticky texture.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UXO (1493) - CANADA - DEC 13, 2015
Appearance: clear medium amber with one finger of dense light tan head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: caramel/toffee, pine, woody, citrus, tobacco, mild vanilla, hint of spicy rye. (9/10) Taste: moderate-high sweet, strong bitter. (8/10) Palate: medium-full body, moderate carbonation, lingering bitter finish. (4/5) Big oaky bastard with huge maltiness that is nevertheless just barely sufficient to balance the massive bitterness. Subtle, it ain’t, but man, it’s good. (17/20)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Savage_Night (422) - California, USA - DEC 11, 2015
Pours dark amber red with a large khaki head. Head retention is great. Lacing is decent. AROMA: malty, caramel, lightly woody, brown sugar, herbs, floral, herbal hops, roasty, citrus, earthy funk, smoke, vanilla, light spice and slight molasses. TASTE: malty, caramel, lightly woody, hop spice, brown sugar, herbs, coriander, roasty, citrus, earthy funk, smoke, vanilla, light spice, boozy and slight molasses. AFTER TASTE: malty, hop spice, herbs and coriander with a light bitter mouth feel and lightly boozy finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrNosha (1678) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2015
12oz Flasche. Braun-rotes Bier mit schönem Schaum. Hopfebittere, Vanille und Eiche in der Nase. Sehr rundes schweres Bier. Lecker!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrol (239) - - DEC 7, 2015
Ruby red in color. Large white head with nice lacing though out the glass. Big malt, and vanilla in the aroma. The flavor is the same with malt, oak, and vanilla

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5682) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2015
650ml bottle pours amber in color with a 2 finger cream colored head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is pine with caramel, herbal and woody notes. Taste is a pine and herbal hop bitterness with a caramel malty sweetness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, this is a nicely crafted brew, which is a definite improvement over the original. More mellow and smoother.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Troupis (215) - - NOV 22, 2015
It's Arrogant Bastard with the edge taken off a bit. The oak is subtle but had an Arrogant Bastard before so could taste it but wonder if came first. I wish more oak on the aroma and palate though. I think I like it more than the original though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1222) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bomber poured a clear deep brown hue w/ a huge creamy beige head and sticky lacing. Mild malty aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are fresh oak, peppery rye, piney hops, and caramel malts. Medium bodied and creamy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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