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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,187 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,187
Reviews: 1,824
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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A - About 2 fingers of light khaki head. Great lacing and retention. Deep black body.

S - Floral hops and sweet malt with a touch of orange.

T - Floral hops, roasted malt, more floral hops and sweet orange. Very little bitterness.

M - Full bodied with medium-low carbonation. Easy drinking for the high abv.

O - I expected a lot more roasted malt and bitterness considering the style, but it was a great beer nonetheless. I'm thinking that the bottle I had was past its prime as far as intense hoppiness, but for some reason a lot of great hop flavors stuck around. Flavor profile reminded me of Terry's Chocolate Orange.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,187 ratings.