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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

Sublimely Self-Righteous AleSublimely Self-Righteous Ale

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94
outstanding

4,606 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4606
Reviews: 1801
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%


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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Reviews by mdcrouser:
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mdcrouser

Missouri

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I'ts a good day - EMAW pulled out a co-Big 12 championship in basketball. Sublimely Self-Righteous - this one's for KU.

Even with a slow pour, it brings up a nice tan head, resolving to nearly nothing, sitting upon a deep dark blackness.

Fresh, cool, minty, highly arromatic - oddly, on first impression, it reminds me of really, really great toothpaste. As it warms, I get a lot of big citrus - awesome on the nose.

Ridiculous - gigantic in the mouth, with an insurmountable mound of hops. Greenery, pine, licorice, grapefruit It's a darker, deeper version than traditional IPAs though, but without the malty backbone. I can't compare it to anything I've had before. Strange though, in that I like it, but can't quite put my finger on exactly how much I like it.

Carbonation pops, hitting the tongue like pine needles. Wraps the mouth in the depth of hops. Nice.

Really well done beer - amazingly big in the nose and mouth. Not my favorite version of the style, but still really good.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 03:28:36 | More by mdcrouser
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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,606 ratings.