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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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Reviews by travolta:
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travolta

California

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Bomber bottle with Stone's constitutionally gifted delineation. Very very dark. Black until held to the light, then it was a tiny bit amber. Fluffy head and thick lacing stays around. Head Retention is notable.

Nose:
The first smell received was the pine. Vibrant malt and mellow hops. It is awake and green on the nose.

Taste:
Mouth feel is perfectly constructed to be both elusive and comfortable. It is not as heavy as it looks and not light enough to be a letdown. It is graceful, yet commanding on your tongue. toasty malt upfront, as well as some citrus hops woven in and out. The finish is drying, but not uncomfortably so. This is an expertly balanced beer. Nothing commands, nothing sleeps. To have this with the addition of creativity is divine.

Notes:
I am very pleased and would highly recommend this beer. It has Stone's predictable aftertaste. I can't quite pinpoint it.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2007 04:00:21 | More by travolta
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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.