Pompous Ass Ale - Extract Beer Kit

Pompous Ass Ale - Extract Beer Kit

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Big, bold, and full of flavor.  The Pompous Ass Ale is a rendition of one of the most egotistical beers in America, and is not for the light-beer lover.  In fact, if you prefer a beer that looks and tastes more like water, we recommend you leave this page immediately.  Your feelings might get hurt just reading about it...

Our Arrogant Bastard clone easily has one of the most complex malt profiles of any of our kits.  The clean bitterness from Magnum hops allows the rich flavors of Aromatic, Special B, and Caramel Munich malts to control your taste buds.  The aromatics of Chinook hops blend perfectly with these malts, creating an intense combination of confusion and satisfaction at the same time.  After your first sip, if you're thinking "Whoa.  That was interesting, intense, & delicious!" you know you brewed it right!

Estimated OG: 1.066-70
SRM: 17-19
Estimated IBU's: 68-72
Estimated alcohol ABV%: 6.9-7.1%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All included steeping grains will come milled.
Please Note: In order to better serve our customers, we are now offering our extract recipe kits with either Liquid Malt Extract (LME) or Dried Malt Extract (DME). The majority of our DME kits were converted from the LME version, which is why you may notice slight variances in the extract names and quantities on your recipe sheet. You may also find that your Specific Gravity and ABV% are slightly higher if you choose DME. Whether LME or DME, add all extracts provided according to the recipe sheet. For further details, please reference the conversion chart below.
MoreBeer! Extract Recipe Kit Conversion Chart
Liquid Malt Extract Dry Malt Extract
4 lbs 3.5 lbs
5 lbs 4 lbs
6 lbs 5 lbs
7 lbs 6 lbs
8 lbs 6.5 lbs
9 lbs 7 lbs
Ultralight Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pale Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pilsner Malt Extract Pilsen Light DME



ABV %7
Beer StyleSpecialty
Ready to Drink Within4-8 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessHigh (46-70ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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Sounded interesting, flavorful.
John K on Jun 3, 2020
like stones beer
Ranch on May 12, 2020
Sounded interesting, flavorful.
John K on Jun 3, 2020
Arrogant Bastard was one of my Dad's favorites and he got us into brewing.
Richard F on May 20, 2020
like stones beer
Ranch on May 12, 2020
I like it
Marge on Apr 1, 2020
It fits my personality
Maurice S on Dec 10, 2019
I haven't made it before
Jonathan B on Nov 13, 2019
love this style
James M on Aug 28, 2019
I like
Swedo, J on May 1, 2019
looks like fun beer to make
marty m on Oct 27, 2018
Try it I might like it.
Nick Horsky on Jun 6, 2018
Friend added on to my order, to take advantage of free shipping.
Aaron P on May 18, 2018
i love it
james g on Apr 18, 2018
I wanted a strong Imperial IPA, thought this might be a good start.
James E W on Apr 3, 2018
Arrogant Bastard was one of my Dad's favorites and he got us into brewing.
Richard F on May 20, 2020
I like it
Marge on Apr 1, 2020

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Pompous Ass Ale
Love It!!! This Ale Is So Tasty I Can Never Keep Enough In The House!!
May 1, 2018
over 2 years ago
Gets better with age
After fermenting and bottling the longer you bottle condition the better it tastes. Make sure you put in the Fridge overnight.
Dave in CA.
March 29, 2018
over 2 years ago
Great kit
This kit is vey similar to A.B.. I fermented it in my Fermentasaurus for 4 weeks and bottle conditioned it for 3 weeks.
March 9, 2018
Well, sort of....
Not bad, quite drinkable. There are others for a better price that have a better taste. My male and female drinkers found this to be a bit on the sweet side, I agree. One goes down easily, second one gets too overpowering with the sweets taste. I will not brew this one again.
January 13, 2018
over 2 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
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May 27, 2020
Malcolm MB
Seriously good
When I first read about this new kit I was really excited. Arrogant Bastard is a terrific beer. I expected this to be a great brew and thats exactly what it turned out to be. Toasty/malty beginning with a well balanced and solid bitter finish. Lots of great flavor depth. Comparing this clone to actual arrogant, I prefer this. Am I biased? Could be. Am I being arrogant? Quite possibly. I have a feeling this one isn't going to last through August. I also think it tastes best when it isn't super cooled. Definitely better around 50 degrees. More flavor comes through. I started one very cold from the fridge and the first sips were ok but were muted. As it got a little warmer it really started to rock.

2 packs S-05, ( Maybe overkill but I do a double with any beer expected over 1.060 OG % and my beers finish around 10-14 days and they always hit the right FG), oxygenated 2 minutes (if you don't use pure oxygen infusion you're making everything more difficult... your beers will change for the better if you get one... spend the 50 bucks). Fermented between 70-72. FG was spot on, and my ABV is around 7.2%. One 22 oz will have you feeling good and totally arrogant in no time. Do you Like good strong beers? Are you worthy? If so, Absolutely get this kit. 38.99 is an awesome deal, and these are delicious and powerful with ZERO "hot" or alcohol flavor (at least for me). You'll finish one 22 and not think twice about pouring 2nd.
July 1, 2016