Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by EGledhill:
4.33/5 rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Another bottle courtesy of every BA's favorite gutter slut, patronwizard. I gotta admit though, I owe him for this one. I wasn't too big on Stone after the few brews I tried from them. but this one completely redeemed Stone for me. He's still a big bag of douche, but he makes some solid recommendations. On with the review.
A. Brownish/dark red body with a thin white head that fades to the sides and leaves a little lacing the whole way through.
S. Smells of hops, citrus,piney, descent sweet malt, coffee and chocolate. smell was way more than I was expecting out of this.
T. like a hop kick to the jaw. I can't believe how well the hops has held up in this. A year later it's still banging fresh. Citrusy, slight piny taste. Malts pull through in a big was too with a coffee and chocolate taste. Is it good? Fucking right it is.
M. Mouthfeel is solid. slightly sticky, not too thin.
D. hell yeah it has drinkability. This has everything I like in a beer, booze, hops and chocolate.
Like I said, I have a new found faith in Stone that Stone 12 killed. I hope a year in the cellar calms the 12 down
Serving type: bottle
01-05-2009 01:55:55 | More by EGledhill
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3.94/5 rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
12oz bottle from Stone variety pack, poured into pint glass. Enjoy by 10/02/14.
Black body with reddish hints when held up against a light. Small tan colored head, well carbonated, and good lacing.
Faint sweetness on the nose.
Taste was very nice, sweet with only a very faint bitterness. Roasted malts come out at the end. (Similar pattern to Arrogant Bastard) Mouth was around medium.
I personally do not really understand Black Ales/IPA's, seems to me there are always much better options on either the IPA or stout side. This one seems to favor the stout side. Taste seem to improve as the ale warmed up toward room temperature. Overall, an enjoyable drink.
Serving type: bottle
07-28-2014 03:50:44 | More by MikeWard
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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