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


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3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rymould (7) - Three Bridges, New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2013
OAKED Arrogant Bastard Ale pours a deep red/bronze color with a finger and half width off white head, which leaves an attractive lacing on the glass. The aromas feel subdued a bit, and I am only really smelling a hint of sweet malt and an even smaller hint of pine. OAKED ABA is very malt forward in flavor, but just as the beer gets to the back of your mouth, a hop/oak bitterness kicks in. A great beer, which only gets better as it warms. The body on this one is average, not too heavy, and not too light. The carbonation is aggressive, but not detracting in any way. There is only a light hint of alcohol at the end.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (839) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Tap@konttori. Amber color with creamy white head. Aroma has grass, malt, oak, dark fruits. Taste is malty with long bitter and dry aftertaste. Flavors of resin, cocoa, oak, dark malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1590) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2016
Having a Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard after Double Bastard, again enjoying it more than I thought. Has a more moderate alcohol than the powerful Double. The hops are less marlelade-y (which I loved) and more piney and grapefruit-pithy, a touch leafy. The oak wood intertwines beautifully, a real balancing act and overall more delicate than expected. Stone Box rocks! This brewer really doesn’t make gimmick beers.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
polo_marco (313) - milton, Vermont, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Smells of sweet malts and huge scent of the oak wood with a hint of raisen. A beautiful redish brown color with small off white head. Heaps of malt Flavor ceasing the palate then tons of bitter hops coming out. Finishing off nicely with a touch of booze and brown sugar, choppy bitter ending but very complex and enjoable. Full body brew with Juicey carbonation. Great tasting brew love all the back and forth with the sweet and bitterness. Nice work!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (4032) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 23, 2016
Bottle at Ran and Dale’s. Thanks Melody! 2013 bottle. Subtle oak and smoke, a little red fruit. Woodsy and bitter and a little dry. Dry mouthfeel and full-bodied - a little bit oxidized but good nonetheless.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Percy0103 (613) - MEXICO - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle, 660ml. A clear dark reddish beer with some sediments and a small foamy head. Deep oaked aroma of malt, spices, alcohol and firewood. Taste is bitter with a strong malt finish. Robust bodied with some carbonation and astrigency. Rich aftertaste of malt and spices with an alcoholic finish. A proper American Strong Ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sdaniel90 (894) - Mexico City, MEXICO - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle, 660ml. Deep reddish with heavy sediment and a lively, frothy brown head. Rich roasted caramel and fruity aromas. Medium to robust bodied with moderate carbonation. Sweet malt character with a stinging dry hoppy bitterness. Absolutely delicious, this is how beer should be.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cobaink2 (413) - seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 5, 2016
Pours with almost no head. Dark Amber color. Tastes of rich malts. There is lots of herbal flavor in there. Lots of resin from the hops on the back end. Just a tad of oak that I can detect. Not bad but I’m my opinion just a slight upgrade from the base.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (332) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Pours a dark brown color with nice lacing and has excellent head retention. Smells oaky and of bourbon. Tastes malty and of alcohol. Definite bourbon coming through. A real solid beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
donandres (323) - , Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2016
From 22 ounce bottle to wine glass(from Costco 4 bottle pack) Bottled 10/15/2015 enjoy by 10/13/2016 Appearance: Dark orange brown, dark amber large head, some lacing Aroma: slight aroma of hops, toasted malt stronger Taste: Bitter throughout, some sweetness Mouth feel: Overall: Very good to excellent beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (806) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
650ml bottle. Pours a clear, orange brown with a huge, creamy, long lasting, beige head that laces nicely. Strong hoppy aroma of grapefruit, oak, caramel malt, fruit and pine needles. Sweet malty flavour of caramel, oak, grapefruit, dried fruit and pine needles with a dry, bitter, hoppy finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Nicely done.


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