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RATINGS: 2164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Arrogant Bastard Aged with oak chips.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2010
12 oz bottle shared with steptin. Brown, large light brown head. Aroma of wood and subtle caramel. Taste is charcoal, scotch, Dr Pepper. Interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11533) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 21, 2004
(3L bottle) Clear copper body with creamy beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, pine, light sourness. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, some oak, pine, caramel. Medium body. Pretty similar to the regular AB.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2011
Trade by Beerbill. Thanks a lot. Unclear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, wood and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 221211

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2009
Bottle. [thank you, after4ever]
[vintage 2006]
Pours clear, dark amber with a great, large, creamy, beige head. Impressive hoppy aroma for a vintage, pine, grapefruit, caramel, blackberries, some oak. Low carbonation, fine creamy and dry mouthfeel. Flavour is very sweet at first, some berries, nuts, orange and caramel. Very bitter with lots of hops before a very dry finish sets in with lots of oak and dryness. Extremely dry finish, but very nice and enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11124) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2010
Bottle. Dark amber with off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, hops and wood.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
Dark copper with a lasting tan head. Malty aroma with lots of oak. Sweet and malty flavour with a good hop flavour and bitterness. Oak tannin drying out the finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2007
12 oz bottle -pours a rich tan head that laces and crimson color. Aroma is medium/dark malt-sweet, fruity/woody hops. Taste is vanilla, medium/dark malt-sweet, fruity/woody hops-some earthiness. Occasional. OK/mild carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11060) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2006
Aroma of flowery hop underlaid with pine hop. Or vice versa. I detect no yeast - probably because my nasal palate is hopped! Deep mahogany red color with a white head which collapses. Starts with an impression of sweetness, very smooth, and the hops are not at all overpowering. Very good mouthfeel, and very appropriate level of carbonation. The oak is almost spicy. The finish endures with oaky malt. Itís really quite interesting. Almost like a mild version of Anchorís Our Christmas Ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2010
Tap at Pony Bar. I didnít like this as much as the regular Arrogant Bastard, but it was still quite good. Pours dark amber with a strong, orange head. Malty aroma with notes of alcohol, wood, and maple. Flavor is sweet and relaxed, with strong maple notes and alcohol presence. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Finishes with mild bitterness. Good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 15, 2010
A: Dark red in color with a thin layer of white foam and amazing lacing. S: Tons of caramel, oak/vanilla, slight citrus. T: Very distinct oak flavor, malty sweetness, smoke, and of course the signature Arrogant Bastard bitterness on the finish. M: Great body, very little carbonation. D: Much more drinkable than "regular" Bastard and much more complex and interesting (in my opinion).


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