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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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94
outstanding

5,001 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,001
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 368 | 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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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Arizona

5/5  rDev +18.5%

04-21-2012 18:46:54 | More by DGavagan
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ghamel

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Tpsauer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-24-2011 18:51:38 | More by Tpsauer
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RandyJ

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-15-2011 03:06:48 | More by RandyJ
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dmmcgove

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

05-17-2013 02:46:05 | More by dmmcgove
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ChiT0wn1924

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Adastra

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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pnihan

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

10-19-2012 01:48:52 | More by pnihan
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vinnie

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

10-17-2012 01:24:56 | More by vinnie
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DeSoto

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-18-2011 07:16:53 | More by DeSoto
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discreplayboss

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-20-2011 05:11:43 | More by discreplayboss
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yardguy

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this from a cask at The Yard in Santa Monica.

Poured with a thick head. Very dark and murky.

Nose was very hoppy. citrus and malt

Taste was hoppy and bitter. Very smooth mouthfeel, but definitely a hoppy finish that lingers.

Very drinkable. Great in a small glass. Too much would definitely wear your mouth down. Great beer, though.

Serving type: cask

01-12-2011 08:06:58 | More by yardguy
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ReverendJon

Alaska

5/5  rDev +18.5%

07-05-2013 03:58:46 | More by ReverendJon
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ilikebeer03

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Yalc

Florida

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-19-2011 01:12:35 | More by Yalc
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danjohn1234

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-13-2012 21:19:16 | More by danjohn1234
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velosuds

Oregon

5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Updated 2/10/12: bought a bomber today with enjoy by 3/29/2012. This may be the freshest SSSRA I have ever had, and this is a favorite style of mine. This was just amazing tonight, even perfect. I can't comprehend a more complete interpretation of this style, so this is my benchmark. Well done Stone, very well done.

From a 22 oz. bomber into a clear pint glass. Enjoy by 12 18 09. Purchased from specialty beer store for $6.29. Wish I had bought more.

A-pours a beautiful dark brown, nearly black hue with a two finger light brown head with strong retention. Lacing is even all the way down the glass.

S-Aroma is wonderful. Piney and citric hops and dark fruits and sugars, like figs and molasses.

T-Sublime. Righteous, too. Self, or otherwise. This is unlike anything else I have ever had. Evidently, this was considered a black IPA when released as Stone's 11th Anniversary Ale. Works for me. This was very hoppy, but not overpowering since it was balanced by deep, rich malt flavors reminiscent of dark chocolate and brown sugar.

M-Substantial yet smooth, even delicate. A definite sipping beer because you don't want to rush past any of its nuances. I love this beer.

D-This is very drinkable. It must be, since I want more and don't have any. At 8.7% ABV the alcohol is not noticeable in the taste, but it definitely contributes to the overall character of this great beer. Well done, Stone.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2009 05:54:14 | More by velosuds
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thebrood1987

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very crisp hop blast. Crisp and dense smelling is the best way I can describe Stone's IPA's. It smells fruity and I can get some orange smells in there as well as the typical flowery hoppy smell and some sweet roasted malts. Smells awesome.

You get the hop crispy bite as soon as it hits your tongue and it evolves into an orange hoppy flavor and then a crisp bitterness with the sweet dark roasted malts melding with the bitterness its amazing.

Amazing hoppy herbal flavors in this one just bursting with flavor. Can't even taste the alcohol wow. What a great beer perfect score for this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 23:59:32 | More by thebrood1987
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Colorado

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New Jersey

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Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,001 ratings.