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Arrogant Bastard - Scott

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Arrogant Bastard - Scott

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Beer Style: Imperial IPA  (14C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 6.5 US gallons

Imperial IPA
Beer Color


Has more hop nose than AB, not as harshly bitter. Good beer. I need to taste it without drinking other hoppy beers first.


  • 15 lbs 13.1 oz - Brewers Malt 2-Row (Briess) (1.8 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 10.6 oz - Special B Malt (180.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.9 oz - Chinook [12.8%] - Boil 85 min (Hops)
  • 0.9 oz - Chinook [12.8%] - Boil 45 min (Hops)
  • 1.1 oz - Chinook [12.8%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 1.1 oz - Chinook [12.8%] - Boil 0 min (Hops)
  • 2 pkgs - SafAle English Ale (Fermentis #S-04) (Yeast)
  • 1.1 oz - Chinook [11.4%] - Dry Hop 7 days (Hops)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 90 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.070 (17.0° P)
Final Gravity: 1.019 SG (4.8° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 6.8%
Color SRM: 19.9  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 72.5
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 6.50 US Gallons

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 Reviewed by dchijarhead on Thu May 8 2014

I brewed this and never tried AB before. However I did get one pint and tried it. AB is a harsh bitter beer. I changed to hops a little, only had two oz of Chinook so I used my home grown leaf Nugget for early hops and dry hopped with home grown Cascade. Beer is not as dark and not as harsh, but I like it better. Alc is 7.4% Bottled it should be good in about a week.