Stone Brewing Co,’s Double Bastard Ale and a barrel-aged version of the beer, Southern Charred, are available nationwide. Double Bastard Ale was first released November 1998 to honor the one-year anniversary of Arrogant Bastard Ale. The beer debuted as the “amped-up evil uncle of its already aggressive predecessor,” available in limited draft, 22oz and 3L bottles, ABV:10.5%.
Southern Charred is aged for 10 months in heavily charred Kentucky bourbon and American oak barrels, then transferred to second-use Kentucky bourbon barrels to age for an additional 13 months. The dark amber ale was brewed with a “huge malt bill and a belligerent amount of hops making it a heavy, bitter beast of a beer.” 12.6% ABV and available in limited 500ml bottles and draft.