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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,315 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,315
Reviews: 1,830
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 232
Gots: 503 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I am getting into black IPA's, actually, I have been for a while bu this is the first time I have reviewed one.

Appearance: Black, but not totally light free, there is some light that escapes, looks very much like a porter. Not totally black and absorbs light like a Imperial stout, but from a distance you might think that it was.

Aroma: Some hops, burned malts, some caramel sweetness, but nothing like a stout. This is an animal all of its own.

Taste: Hops, bitterness, like a bitter dark chocolate, but definitely like an IPA, but with some charred malts incorporated. It is what you would expect to taste if you blended a pale ale or mild IPA with a light stout or porter. I am intrigued by this combination.

Overall: I like this style of beer, its not better than any of the other ones I have had, but its not really worse. They all are around the same in quality, at least the ones that I have tried. This one is worth seeking out. I have a 4 pack of Founders Dark Penance I am looking forward to trying, I am interested in seeing how this compares.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,315 ratings.