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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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5,192 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,192
Reviews: 1,826
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 224
Gots: 455 | 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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Jaymello, Today at 12:02 AM
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

RRC03, Today at 09:08 PM
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4.31/5  rDev +2.1%

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pitch black with a thick tan head and a ton of lacing.

Smell: Pine, roasted malt, hops.

Taste: Very hoppy with burnt malts

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium body.

Overall: Great beer, smooth, delicious, ton of hops.

bgillespie, Yesterday at 04:12 AM
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4.12/5  rDev -2.4%

steve2tb, Yesterday at 03:36 AM
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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, Yesterday at 03:28 AM
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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, Friday at 11:59 PM
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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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