Stone Brewing Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing – Bourbon Barrel-Aged Arrogant Bastard

ESCONDIDO, CA– My legend precedes me, but I shall introduce myself nonetheless for the purpose of enlightening those who have somehow missed the glory-be-to beer—that is yours truly: Arrogant Bastard Ale. And now enter an oak-matured cohort of the Liquid Arrogance—Bourbon Barrel-Aged Arrogant Bastard.

You see, I’m not alone. Mine is an illustrious and outspoken lineage that includes spawned cohorts like Double Bastard Ale and Lukcy Basartd Ale. (Haven’t heard of them? Time to question your priorities.) Those who love me harbor similar if not greater affection for the boldness I embody.

I sense I’ve piqued your interest. And if I haven’t, seriously, what in the name of all that is just and right in this world is wrong with you? Bourbon. Barrel. Aged. ARROGANT BASTARD! If skimming these words doesn’t get your juices flowing, your challenge may be simply that you’re dried up. But this can be rectified easily enough by making the pleasure of my acquaintance. The arrival of Bourbon Barrel-Aged Arrogant Bastard provides an opportunity for significant self-improvement. If you’re unable to see that, then hand this off to someone who’s capable of caring.

As always, the choice is yours. Enlightenment and sensual glory have been the rewards for those brave and astute enough to appreciate the onslaught of flavor and insight that results from stepping off the proverbial ledge. Should the outcome of your tangle with Liquid Arrogance leave you impressed, blown away or downright gobsmacked, all I ask in return for this bottle of highly coveted ale is that you join the already expansive legions of the Worthy and help spread the word. In this case, not just about Bourbon Barrel-Aged Arrogant Bastard, but of what myself and my new progeny stand for: beer that is better than the lowest-common-denominator swill that for so long has defined America’s brewing heritage. The choice is yours. Choose wisely.