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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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94
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5,108 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,108
Reviews: 1,819
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 224
Gots: 417 | 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%

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PerzentRizen

Mississippi

4/5  rDev -5.2%

I am very impressed with this aged DIPA. I would not expect any IPA to withstand 15 months but this one is very very tasty. The first taste was just like Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye!

The first look is a frothy deep dark ale with no similance of an IPA in any respect. This is more along the lines of a very dark brown ale or even a light looking stout! There is some massive malt to this one.

The smell is probably very muted but is quite pleasant. Roasted malt, light touches of coffee, and hop oils.

Taste is knock your socks off good. There is a massive malt flavor then a light hoppy note. This could easily be an overhopped Brown Ale at this point and I'm loving it! This is everything I have come to love about stone! I completely dig this aged DIPA!

Mouthfeel is very rich and decatant. There is a massive malt creaminess that makes this a very thick beer.

Drinkability is decent. I have sipped this one slowly like a barleywine, but it is still very very smooth. Enjoy with aged cheese if you still have one.

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Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

A - Black with a slight hint of dark brown around the edge. A good hearty light brown head that lingers and leaves sticky lace tracing down the glass.

S - Pine, alcohol, bit of yeasty funkiness, some green apple, slight spice, ginger, lemon zest, grapefruit, slight phenolic, like a fresh band-aid, almost woody, smoky character as well, the malts are somewhere hidden beneath all of that

T - Buttery rich bitter malts give way to bubblegum and a slightly zesty grape-like flavor. The bitter really kicks in towards the back end and leaves the palatte contemplating fruity esters complemented by piney notes that leave a bit of curiosity. Certainly pine, grapefruit, cherries, roasted, smoky malts, a high alcohol with some stickiness, and an almost cooling finish.

M - Awfully thick and coating, with tremendous carbonation and a bitter that shows up but doesn't dominate.

O - Not bad. I wish the malts came through a little more and the flavors don't hold up very well in the finish, but a grew brew for sure.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,108 ratings.