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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,921 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,921
Reviews: 1,814
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 211
Gots: 333 | 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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beyah

Maine

4.83/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Picture Arrogant Bastard, with a bit roasted barley, and a tad more alcohol. Hops are a bit less forward in this beer. You now have Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale. Tan head Black as night, great lacing, mouth feel just right, delicious. Definitely buy this one next time I see it.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 23:12:59 | More by beyah
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-09-2013 15:47:31 | More by caguiar
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primrose54

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-09-2013 14:38:41 | More by primrose54
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Caleb

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-09-2013 06:00:13 | More by Caleb
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Brianinthewbl

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-09-2013 03:03:53 | More by Brianinthewbl
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Rogorama

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-09-2013 00:24:22 | More by Rogorama
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blknikon

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-08-2013 19:37:08 | More by blknikon
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prock180

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-08-2013 16:48:54 | More by prock180
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GoBlue12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-08-2013 14:34:00 | More by GoBlue12
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littlebeer

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-08-2013 08:12:02 | More by littlebeer
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-08-2013 05:49:45 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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MrBIP

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

05-08-2013 01:49:27 | More by MrBIP
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-07-2013 22:58:11 | More by cadaugherty
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Erice78

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-07-2013 22:15:47 | More by Erice78
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

05-07-2013 14:11:45 | More by mklisz
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.9%

05-07-2013 03:05:46 | More by dfhhead25
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deadliest

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-07-2013 01:22:04 | More by deadliest
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -28.9%

05-07-2013 00:36:28 | More by Dave_Treat
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bcm75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-06-2013 23:27:43 | More by bcm75
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Topher78

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-06-2013 22:26:01 | More by Topher78
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klmcmachen

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-06-2013 13:42:29 | More by klmcmachen
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A-Black in the glass, two finger off white head with some lacing.

S-Good deal of roasted malt, some pine and a nice hop presence.

T-Nice balance of roasted malt and hops. Nice bitterness some pine and citrus with a tad bit of coffee.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated and creamy.

O-One of the best Black IPAs I've tasted, can't believe it took me so long to try this beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 01:51:01 | More by rlee1390
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msturek

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

05-05-2013 20:48:05 | More by msturek
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JohnW58

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-05-2013 19:42:35 | More by JohnW58
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Mittsies

California

4.56/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a typical beer glass.
Opinion slightly biased due to tasting several Double IPAs prior.

Minimal head, lacing was decent. Black as motor oil with a light head.

Aroma was very hop-forward, very citrus, somewhat pine, hints of roasted coffee.
Very musky, skunky, dank, pungent smell overall.

Taste was incredibly bitter, very hoppy at first and then lots of coffeebean and dark chocolate.
After slowly enjoying the beverage I found more flavors coming through; strong tea and pine flavors, and an incredibly-satisfying hoppy bitterness.
Very impressed with the flavor.

Heavy, creamy mouthfeel, but not as thick as you'd expect such a dark beer to be.
Very viscous, found myself drinking it very slowly even after thoroughly tasting it.

Overall this has become one of my favorite beers with just one tasting session. I've bought another bottle and will enjoy it again soon. I highly recommend trying a piece of dark chocolate (>85%) with the drink after thoroughly tasting it.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 10:37:35 | More by Mittsies
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,921 ratings.