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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,212 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,212
Reviews: 1,827
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 228
Gots: 459 | 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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4/5  rDev -5.2%

RRC03, Sep 15, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -2.4%

steve2tb, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45°F

Appearance (4.25): Black with a two finger tan head

Smell (4.25): pine and fruity hops prominent with undertones of caramel and roasted malts

Taste (4.25): Hops upfront that fades into slight roasted malts

Mouthfeel(4.25): Silky medium body with substantial bitterness

Overall (4.25): Id rather have an IPA or a stout, but as far as Black IPAs go, this has to be one of the benchmarks. My favorite in the style so far. One part hops and one part roasted malts. Good stuff!

Bone53, Sep 15, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -2.4%

McBAINx, Sep 15, 2014
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4.67/5  rDev +10.7%

chrismattlin, Sep 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

erwityk, Sep 14, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

Recondopf, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

brocktune, Sep 14, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

theschmooz, Sep 14, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

jhartley, Sep 14, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%

Matt411, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

dnetnil, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

tally, Sep 14, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

tbunting75, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

bzzpop, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

kevdemers, Sep 13, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -1.7%

Brams17, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

A: Dark, black oil color. Thick, light khaki head. Crystally lacing

S: Very earthy, wood, slight fruit hops and slight grassiness. I actually smell a little toasted marshmallow as I keep drinking it.

T: Very mellow, subdued and earthy. Smooth and not has heavy as you would expect. Just a faint bitterness to let you know that the hops are there.

M: Not thick, not light, just right. Little carbonation with chalky finish

O: Awesome, awesome beer. Black IPAs are always a hit or miss for me and this is right on. Would definitely drink again and it's probably my favorite bottled Stone Brewery beer.

Update: Just tried this beer with steak, blue cheese and soy sauce and it tasted amazing. This beer goes perfect with really savory food.

Dwkasper, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Ebrill, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

WoostaBia, Sep 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Johnny_cage, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Jamstone714, Sep 11, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -4.3%

aprdck, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

LaLaSnite, Sep 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

BeerNDoggerel, Sep 09, 2014
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,212 ratings.