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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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94
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4,994 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,994
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 365 | 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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dougofthefuture

Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up in Chicago last week, poured into my glass tonight.

A - Not much to say here - dark brown/black without looking thick, 1 finger head.

S - There is a distinct plum-like sweetness complemented with some pretty strong hops. It's funny - I almost get magic marker in there. Probably just me, but it is unique.

T&M - I was expecting dry and hoppy for some reason. This is a great creamy, flavorful beer with a significant hop presence. The carbonation is on the low side, which allows the chewyness to come out in the base. Lingering sweetness and bitterness is... sublime.

D - Very surprising balance here. I could drink a lot of this. The novelty in combination of flavors isn't something I'd want to revisit frequently (personal preference only), but this is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2010 02:30:44 | More by dougofthefuture
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

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
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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,994 ratings.