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RATINGS: 2167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Arrogant Bastard Aged with oak chips.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sask89 (418) - Regina, Saskatchewan, - SEP 10, 2013
On tap at Stone World Bistro. Pours a deep amber colour with a medium tan head. Aroma is of caramel malts, toasted grains, and slight smokey oak notes. Taste is mildly sweet up front with a slowly growing bitterness. Smooth on the palate, lively carbonation, and medium bodied. Awesome beer overall.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gaultier (342) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (948) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle @ The Bishops Arms, Helsingborg 19/9-14. Sweet malty and caramely with light hoppy and toffee notes, light vanilla notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and bitter.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (86) - New York, USA - SEP 18, 2014
This was pretty much what it explained. Arrogant Bastard on oak. I love AB...with the added dimension of oak it knocked it into five category for sure.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shaynsawchuk (483) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
355 mL bottle. Pours muddy rust with a lacy head of off white foam. Big oak, vanilla, bourbon, date, brown sugar, grapefruit pith, orange candy and deep woodsiness. Malty sweet, but balanced with a big bitter finale. Definitely full bodied, but disturbingly drinkable considering all that’s going on. A genuine shame I only have one.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
generallee08 (680) - New York, USA - SEP 16, 2014
The body has a reddish or garnet color with a haze. Its head is off white, about an inch tall and long lasting. A thin cap is maintained to the last sip and lacing is very good. In the nose I get a big hit of citrus and piney hops with a bready malty base backed by an earthy woody note. On the tongue there are loads of grapefruit and lemony citrus with some piney notes near the finish. This sits on top of a solid malty bready base with some caramel sweetness seeking in as well as a touch of dry oak. The finish is long and filled with hop bitterness and dry oak. Its palate has a good medium to full feel with nice lively carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
S_Side_Smitty (461) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours cloudy brown with a medium light tan head. Aroma is heavy malts, chocolate, and oak. Taste is very similar with the oak up front. It steadily transforms on your palate to hoppy bitterness and nice chocolaty malts in the finish. There’s a hint of alcohol, but not bad.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mlong (3) - - SEP 11, 2014 does not count
The hops are outstanding, there is a nice bitterness to it that puts it in the upper echelon of beers

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
codfishh (66) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
Poured from a 330ml bottle its a little old, hops have faded a little. Lots of bready malt and oak on the nose. Taste firm bitterness, herbal hop flavor lots of oak, tannic finish. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
orangesol (853) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2014
2009 bottle poured into a few taster glasses.

A - Pours murky brown with a small half finger tall off-white head leaving very little lacing down the glass.

S - Smells of rich caramel malt, toffee, citric hops, and some earthy wood tannins from the wood chips. This has a lot going on but they all complement each other leaving a complex yet enjoyable nose.

T - Starts off with a big hit of sweet caramel and toffee from all that malt slowly giving way to a mix of dulled citric hops, vanilla, and pallet drying wood tannins. The dryness carries over to the finish, mixing with a bit of the sweetness from the malt, and lingers for some time. Overall I enjoyed this one, it was complex yet enjoyable. I am not sure I could have more than one at a time but once in a while is fine by me.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. It has an overall slick feel with a mix of malted sweetness and tannin dryness in the finish, lingering for some time.

O - I think I enjoy oaked bastard more than the regular version. This one is more complex and keeps you on your toes, while the regular version is a bit one dimensional. Pretty good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
R4N5H (85) - SINGAPORE - SEP 7, 2014
35.5cl bottle. Sweet aroma of dark fruits, malts and pine. Lovely dark amber colour with a medium head which quickly dissipates. Sweet fruits on the palate, with citrus, aromatic hops. Sweetness transcends into a beautiful bitter finish. Great beer, and would order again but personally prefer the non oak-aged version.


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