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RATINGS: 2155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Arrogant Bastard Aged with oak chips.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatTony (175) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - MAR 4, 2011
12 ounce bottle- poured out a deep golden-red with a slightly orange head. Head was thick and firm, left ringed lacing the entire glass. Aroma was sharp, citrus with a sour undertone. Taste was citrus with so much woody flavor I thought I might get a splinter. A sour after-bite clamped my jaws shut. Palate was light and airy. Unique, but not as good as the name implies.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaBeer1972 (1292) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Single bottle from W&M Mansfield. Poured into a tulip glass. Beautiful deep chestnut brown color with a frothy tan head that settles to a thick lace. Earthy vanilla malt aromas. Flavor is very earthy - almost herbal, with layers of complex bitterness and sweetness. Lingering spice dry finish. Begs for another sip! Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown, nose is pine, vanilla, toffee, taste is similar, bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (745) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2014
pours a deep red-brown with a fizzy off-white head and some spotty lacing. oak, vanilla and grape aroma. taste has notes of wood, heavy on the hops and hints of plum and spice. finish is harsh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2304) - NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark red body with a small offwhite head. Piney aroma with wood, dark fruits, malt. Taste is rich sweet of caramel, some grapefruit, oak, pine, apples and chocolate. Strong hoppy bitterness behind the sweetness in finish, aftertaste is a little to woody for me, but it’s absolutely a nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1042) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle from the Bottle Shop in Lancaster. Pours chestnut with a good creamy beige head. A really fruity taste to begin with. Lots of tropical notes, mango especially. The initial sweetness gives way to a nice long bitter finish with plenty of pine. A damn tasty ale, although I prefer the unoaked version.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (470) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Super dark amber. Aroma is heavy rich malts, oak wood, and pine. The taste adds caramel, a lot of oak, and a citrus hop bitter note on the finish. Low carb, rich coating in the palate. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Nice coffee aroma. Ruby brown cloudy colour with ok head. Strong malty flavour up front with bitter finish. Heavy body with low to medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (741) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Dark brown amber color with a tan head. Rich malt aroma with dried dark fruit and oak. Flavor starts with caramel malt followed with grapefruit and finishing with a dry oaky finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (1572) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2014
355ml bottle from Utobeer. Pours opaque brown with big off-white head. Malty toffee nose, taste is bitter roast, caramel and twiglets. Can’t detect much of an oak influence. A bit too rich for my liking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (857) - , CYPRUS - AUG 1, 2014
Deep amber colour. Aroma of hops and oak. Taste is malty, sweet, oak, finishes bitter


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