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RATINGS: 2176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Arrogant Bastard Aged with oak chips.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rockchalkgenes (23) - - JAN 5, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 Dark amber pour with tan head. Oak aroma with herbal hops and roasted nut malt undertones. Taste follows the nose. Very nice blend of oak, malt and mild hops. Alcohol is hidden. Creamy, think body that lingers. Outstanding beer.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemike (2274) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Poured a darker amber color with an averaged off white head. Woody aroma with light vanilla. I found the woodiness to really come out in the flavor (a lot stronger vs. the aroma). Malts in hops in there as well. Lighlty sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"this beer was very good. it mellowed most all that i didn’t particularly care for in the regular AB. Very smooth, as the oak aging treated this beer VERY well."

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Artistdave (58) - Austin, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Really good brew...not too oaky thouigh...I am not bitching cuz I do not like a ton of unbalanced oak. Big malts and great hops as stone always does.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (3557) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle from Cellarbrations Sandy Bay February 2014. Good beer with a woody almost smoke like aroma. Goes down a treat.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichCityBrewer (5) - richmond, Kentucky, USA - OCT 16, 2014 does not count
Bottle to Nonic Pint glass. Pours a rusty red with off white foam and lacing till the last drink. Carmel and vanilla aroma with a hint of oak. I picked up some toffee, citrus, and oak flavors. Finishes with a chocolaty and dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsnicholas (175) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle (12oz $3.25): Pours a dark golden or redish brown. Little head, but nice lacing. Nice carbonation. Where it falls down with me is that over burn/toasted favors and the lingering bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
manuelMTL (108) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
Pour is dark brown and slightly hazy. Aroma is sweet malts with dark fruits. Prune notes and some vanilla. Taste is a lot drier than expected. Punchy resinous bitterness which is backed up by the dried fruit flavors. Some burned coffee notes too. The woody notes from the oak chips are not dominant but add to the complexity of this brew. Great beer!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 25, 2014
Killer brew...so much to love, oak malt big hops...Everything lasted for ever, the malts the oak the hops....just absolutly great.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bork (241) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Dominated by a long, dry, hoppy bitterness. A fair amount of dark, dried fruits in there, but not a whole lot of oak. Arrogant it is, but also immensely tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gaultier (384) - SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle @ The Bishops Arms, Helsingborg 19/9-14. Aroma: Toffee, caramel, hops, fruity notes. Taste: Dito + sweet. Body is light full, dry and heavy bitter finish.


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