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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,331 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,331
Reviews: 1,830
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 231
Gots: 506 | 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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Photo of barleywinefiend
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap and had a nice brown head over the clear dark brown brew. Frothy head lasts and lasts, with ample sticky lace. Aroma is pungeant piney green hops. Taste is bit lacking in the chewy malts one might expect for such a dark color, but hops character and bitterness is excellent. It did have nice chocolate taste to it with that hoppy kick. Mouthfeel is extra smooth, and drinkability is great as well. Yet another anniversary brew from Stone that is worthy of the milestone.

barleywinefiend, Apr 04, 2008
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

gelasin, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

nanobrew, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

nearengine, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of pkalix
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

looks like a porter on the foam and on the sides when you tilt the glass. not as thick-looking as a porter or stout but very dark and chocolate-y.
smells a bit hoppy, but not overwhelmingly so.
tastes a bit hoppy, but there actually tastes like some chocolate, and espresso....
overall, okay... after an underberg it tasted a lot better. straight 4's . . . . .

pkalix, May 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

brewsclues, Jan 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

kwkurdziel, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

BcOneSeven, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

JandJMD, Apr 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

C_Roetting, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Yello5, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Jas45678, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

BigJYoungblood, Oct 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

ArchitectBrewCo, Jun 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a dense nearly black opaque with a fair amount of bubbly light tan head. Retains pretty well and leaves all kinds of lacing.

S: Sweet with notes of raisin or dried apricot.

T: Tons of flavor, starting sweet with the dried fruit notes leading into a huge hoppy finish.

M: Full bodied, medium carbonation.

D: So much flavor you don't want to drink too much or too fast.

seand, Aug 11, 2010
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

LeahM, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

wtkphoto, Feb 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

djrn2, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

NikkoE82, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

CLanda, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

nguasta2, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Joshmistake, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

brendaniel, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

hellhammermario, Jun 27, 2013
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,331 ratings.