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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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94
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5,006 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,006
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 369 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 09-02-2007)
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BillyB

New Jersey

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep dark brown to black color with a thick, foamy, beige/tan head.

Very big, but nicely balanced bitter hop and sweet malt aromas. Piney, citrusy, hoppiness dominates with a sweet caramel/mollasses maltiness following closely behind.

Tastes of sweet caramel, mollasses, maple syrup with a hint of brown sugar.

Mouthfeel is sharp and bitter in all the right places.

A very big, but drinkable offering from Stone. Check it out if you can.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2007 19:43:22 | More by BillyB
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Faint sweetness on the nose.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,006 ratings.