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RATINGS: 2136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Arrogant Bastard Aged with oak chips.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Franzen (273) - SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2014
Caramel, chocolatey aroma, bit nutty faint resin. Clear ruby with beige head. Prelude is a bit sweet and nutty and pretty soon overcome with bit bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation oily texture. Really good strong ale, one of my favourites

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RussianDragon (292) - - MAY 11, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2014 From 12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy copper color with lasting head. Aroma is oak with complex vanilla notes, with hop presence and malt sweetness. Flavor is hop bitterness with oak and woody vanilla. *The American oak chips are present during the brewing process, and are not added during a secondary fermentation. From Stone event at Brickskeller 6/1/09.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
marv3mania (176) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Brown color with a tan-ish head. Aroma and taste both had rich caramel malt characteristics along with oak and vanilla. A bit of sweet toffee as well. I really liked this.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
coltonhudy (15) - - MAY 11, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2014 Dark ale with a Burgundy color dark cream colored head strong of oak and leather almost smoky and meaty with a sweet finish. A very good beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
4theluvofbeer (86) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Nice deep ruby red pour. Oaky aroma with pine and citrus. Aroma flows though into the taste...with a nice bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maxbier (142) - Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Medium dark brown / ruby with large tan head. Roasty malt aroma with a hind if woody oak. Plenty of roasty sweet malt flavor with toffee and some goal character. Nice coating mouthfeel. Woody hoppy finish. Long pleasant bitterness lingers.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wabahoye (37) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Deep red color, minimal off white head. Aroma excellent. Lots of hops and roasty malts Taste is superb with strong malt backbone touch of coffee and, of course a nice hint of oak. Deliberate bitterness that is well balanced. Excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (1462) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle at the Euston Tap, London on 2 May. Poured a clear copper colour, with a dense off-white head. Powerful aroma of red currants, citrus hops and pine trees. Strong flavours vying for attention; dry, bitter grassy hops mixed with toasted malt and caramel. Finish is full and rounded; spicy hops, toffee and dry grain. Not exactly balanced, but I don’t think that was the point.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (400) - Iowa, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. Yup, it’s oak. Pours dark brown. Nice head with some lacing. Nose is woody oak. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1022) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Ruby colour halo white head. Aroma is malty fruity piney. Taste is good malts pine red fruits some woody notes and great vanilla nice bitter finish some alcohol warmth. Medium body nice oily mouthfeel. Good stuff.


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