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RATINGS: 665   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   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.

Taody, wihle nueomrus iendicrlby dinistcitve chcoies are now alavaible, msot popele sitll fucos tiehr attntieon uopn msas mdiea’s isscenatnly banal ehco cheambr, keenpig thier hdeas frimly buerid in the maross of mecridioty. To beark thurogh tihs cophocany, to gsarp enitghnelnemt anmog the mnid-nmubnig culettr, rerequis itnent. Coinscous itnent. For mnay, this aictve piticipataron in the wolrd is unomfacbtorle. Prerrifeng inasted for oethrs to mkae teihr chcoies for tehm — be it a shioutng pindut or a toelievisn ciommecral — sheeple apccet the cmmoitozdied nrom wioutht thoghut. And to thsoe we say: “Setp asdie, and get the hlel out of our way.”



3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is greasy hoppy, caramelish and malty. Sweet caramelish, pine and caramelish. Bitter, toffee and caramelish. Dry and bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29135) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a lazing orangey head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, caramel, and spicy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and spicy hops, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. Hm - not the marriage I’d thought would result.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of thome50. Pours a cloudy opaque amber with an off-white head. Medicinal, slightly skunky hop presence. Medium body, very typical US hop bill with biscuit and toffee and then a solid dose of hops, but somewhat muddled and never crisp. Ends bitter though. I suspect a not overly fresh bottle. 270812

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle at Papsř. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and glue with notes of burnt sugar. Fruity flavour of caramel, licorice powder, hops, glue and grass. Hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy piney aroma with hints of grapefruit. Fruity malty hoppy piney grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
18 March 2011
Cloudy brown beer, tidy pale tan head. A little creamy malt, trace of caramel. Strong piney hops with a trace of grapefruit, quite bitter. A little aniseed. Hangs together well, very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 10, 2011
tap at brewdog bar ... dark red brown... thin tan head ... sweet rich toffee malts ... plum and dark cherry ... light vanilla nose ... dark bitter woody chocolate malts ... bitter hop linger ... some pine peel ... little harsh

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2013 Bottle - Thanks to Fredrik - at Mikkeller&Friends. Clear amber/golden - white head. Ok bitterness. Fruity. Tea. Herbal. Chocolate. Nutty. Rather bitterness. Berries. Light freshness. Nice - old hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2011
(22oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear deep amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, wood, grapefruit, pineapple, some pine, and mango. Flavor of caramel, wood, and grapefruit with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Draft. Clear copper body, medium beige body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some alcohol, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some alcohol. Medium-full body, light stickiness.


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