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Arrogant Bastard Ale - Bourbon Barrel

Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
Arrogant Bastard aged in bourbon barrels

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (6255) - Utah, USA - NOV 29, 2015
12oz bottle from Supermarket Liquor
Pours slightly cloudy dark amber with a medium sized beige head, good lacing. Aroma is woody, caramel, vanilla and bourbon. Flavors of bourbon, vanilla, woody and leather, hoppy bitterness
This is a great version

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (4060) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Bottle: Poured a caramel with tan head. Veggie booze nose. Taste is strong malts, tobacco, bourbon chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RedSox2004 (1509) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - NOV 26, 2015
On tap at the Pasadena store. Medium reddish brown/mahogany with thick tan boulders that dissipated to a solid film and left great lacing. Pine hop aromas were strong with bourbon, oak and roasted malts clearly present. Resinous hoppy flavor balanced with strong maltiness that lingered in the background followed by a muted booziness. Medium body with light carbonation that left a real good mouth feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorwart (2468) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Thin head of offwhite bubbles from a half filled growler. Keg kicked as growler was getting filled. Strong malt and a bit of caramel along with the oaky bourbon notes. Some dark fruit also. Color is a hazy dark mahagony. Bourbon notes are less prominent in the flavor. Some oak and vanilla along with a moderate earthy bitterness. Caramel malts and butterscotch. Noticable alcohol presence and warming. Finishes malty with a mild sprucy hops bitterness. An ok modification but being a little flat from the half filled growler is not helping the experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1571) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle. Smells of bourbon , dust, bread, mature green vegetation. Taste is dusty bourbon, roasted nuts - chestnuts perhaps, bitter green leaves, earth. Surprisingly, and this is rare, I like the original better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
linusb (211) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2015
A: Brown/red colour, thinlacing after a small head disappeard fast. N: Figs, mango, oak, vanilla T: Vanilla, hops, figs, apricot O: More bitterness from the hops than expected but a nice sweetness and hint of vanilla. Quite alright!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
yourilevesque (703) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 24, 2015
Bière partagée avec mon Chat Michael Porno. Le liquide est pourpre, profond et de par sa parfaite filtration, brillant voire vibrant. La mousse, après s’être rapidement réduite à un mince anneau blanc, demeure toutefois bien collée au verre. Je reçois des arômes de bois fraîchement scié, de houblons floraux et de l’alcool en quantité plus que suffisante. En bouche, je suis surpris par la minceur du liquide. Celui-ci est aqueux et fidèle à mon pressentiment, très alcoolisé; suffisamment pour faire grimacer. Une fois l’attaque d’alcool passée, le champ est libre à un bouquet ainsi qu’à une finalement interminable profondément amère et même âcre. Le bourbon est ici bien mal représenté et la bière manque clairement d’équilibre.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (3025) - SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2015
@ Basunen 15-11-21: ganska söt både i doft och smak. Torr fataktig munnkänsla, kanske lite ensformig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1970) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
(Tap) clear reddish Amber colour with a small tan head; faint aroma of dried fruit; bitter flavour with a long, medium bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
finol (2648) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours reddish brown. Chocolate, lots of alcohol, messy over the top brew.

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