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RATINGS: 786   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Lukcy Basartd is a dry-hopped meeting-of-the-Bastards in a in-the-fermenter-blend of Arrogant Bastard Ale and Double Bastard Ale…with a perfect balance of the essence of OAKED Arrogant Bastard Ale. All in all, one awesome Bastard.

Lukcy Basartd Ale will be released in November and should be available in many of the enlightened locations where the liquid Arrogance is typically found.

This is a ‘once only’ special release commemorating the 13 year anniversary of when Arrogant Bastard Ale was first released upon the unsuspecting public. That is, ‘once only’ unless we decide to make it again.

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Oepn yuor mnid. Use a craobwr if you msut. Snice 1997, Arorgnat Basartd Ale has denemdad taht tyrnianacl micredioty rleax its girp of opprobrium on our ciollectve couniescosnss. Few pessoss the ruiereqd isinght or detph of piversceptve to crdiet the Liuqid Arorgnace for initatgsing the rlveoituon in tsate taht it has. Hevweor, taht’s pfecertly fnie, as our hlurecaen erffots in thirstung the larlegy unlliwing wolrd farorwd rquereis no exrtneal vaditilaon. We ralieze it’s hmaun nautre to bleeive taht pregorss trowads getreanss is one’s own ieda.

The mree fcat taht yuo’re hdoinlg tihs bttloe in yuor hnad ianidctes taht yuo’re pyiang antteiton, wihch ideitammley stes you arpat form the msseas. It aslo mkaes you one Lukcy Basartd. Hewover, lcuk faovrs the blod... and the arorgnat. The trmiraivute of Arorgnat Basartd Ale, OEKAD Arorgnat Basartd Ale and Dbolue Basartd Ale are all in paly in this cvueé de Basartd you now hlod, and wihle it is idneed a Lukcy Basartd, lcuk had ntohing to do wtih it.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2022) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle 22oz. Pours amber/red with low off-white head. Minimal lacing. Aroma is of fruits, malt, caramel, barley sugar, alcohol. Taste is of bitterness, nuts, caramel. Palate: Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Quite hoppy. Balance not too shabby.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trev (1962) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle. Amber pour, thick foamy tan head. Aroma is citrus, caramel, vanilla oak, nutty, light cocoa. Exactly what you would think a dry hopped bastard would be. Flavour is caramel, nutty, citrus hop, molasses, cocoa, vanilla. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9945) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle on the hotel patio, SD, from Liberty Station 14/11/14. Rich amber/chestnut brown with a decent light beige covering. Nose is sweet, candied fruit peel, orange peel, pine, toffee, toasted brown sugars. Taste comprises cantaloupe melon, pine needles, candied orange peel, light spice, bitter red grapefruit. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with sweet licks and a touch of warming alcohol. Solid hoppy strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer-yum (597) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 2, 2014
Another fine brew from the folks at Stone. Alluring aroma is backed up by the perfectly balanced full bodied flavour. Only problem is that it is too strong to drink in the quantities one would want.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ajnepple (2551) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - DEC 1, 2014
22 oz bottle from Biggie Wine & Liquor. Amber-brown and pretty clear appearance with lingering, fluffy tan head and thick lacing. Aroma of pine, resinous hops, caramel malts, citrus fruits, floral and earthy notes. Similar flavor, heavy to harsh hop bitterness with light malt sweetness. Medium body with ample carbonation and a bitter, dry finish. Scroll Past!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (213) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle, dark amber. Decent creamy head. Aroma of malt, spruce, citrus. Flavor is caramel, spruce, lemon, vanilla, citrus rind bitter. Finish is bitter hops dry. Palate is rich and smooth, carbonation adequate, perfect actually. Overall a juicy quality, with some sweetness, followed by a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjmoen (73) - - DEC 1, 2014
Pours clear red with tan head. Didn’t particularly care for the aroma or flavor. Bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackfrost9p (308) - California, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Really nice and smooth. Great for winter time. Nicely spiced with a hoppy bitterness to finish it off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FestDecBeet (235) - - NOV 29, 2014
Look: pours a dark Amber almost red. Off light brown head. Very clear. Smell: very sweet caramel or toffee. Vanilla. Alcohol. Taste: alcohol. Vanilla. Sweat caramel. Oak, woodiness. Feel: slight dryness to the finish. Medium carbonation. Overall: too much oak aged for me. Would love to see more double bastard in the burns. First drank: home 11/29/14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hfmejias (818) - Dover, Delaware, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bomber. Poured dark copper, clear, decent off white head and lots of lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, citrus fruit and alcohol combined with some malty notes. Bitter and hoppy but well balanced with a nice malty and caramel backbone. Great tasting beer, extremely enjoyable.

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