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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,131 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,131
Reviews: 1,820
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 224
Gots: 426 | 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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MPSTARR

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-09-2013 02:12:07 | More by MPSTARR
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-08-2013 23:35:14 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-08-2013 15:41:01 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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jdklks

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-08-2013 15:03:12 | More by jdklks
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Mscarpen

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-08-2013 12:47:19 | More by Mscarpen
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stella77artois

New York

4.04/5  rDev -4.3%

22 oz. bottle, poured into pilsener glass.

A - Black. Dark stuff. A very dark brown at the bottom of the glass, only "non-blackness". Showed a very dark red-brown when held to light. A very thick, creamy, light brown head formed, shapshifted a lot, and stuck around. Fair amount of residuals.

S - Not a ton going on. Malt, hops, toffee/caramel and a similar aroma you gather from a red ale.

T - Yum! Up front there's an almost even mix of malt and hops. Some reviews mention a lot of hoppiness, I didn't notice a ton. Was a very good balance. A mild, pleasant sweetness w/ hints of caramel and spice. Lot's going on in the aftertase, too. In addition to above, could also detect a wheat-ish flavor. A very mild coffee tastes could be noticed, too. Alcohol noticed when warmed a tad. Caramel also more detectable when warmed. Did taste better cold (not ice cold, of course) I think. More of the up front flavors.

F - Typical for a strong ale. A decent thickness without a ton of carbonation feel. Felt a tad dry when warmed.

O - First time trying this beer and will certainly buy again. Love the look of this beer and obviously more importantly, the taste. A lot going on, yet nothing is out of place. Have yet to have a bad beer by Stone Brewing, and they're probably my favorite brewery. Highly recommend this brew.

06-08-2013 12:40:57 | More by stella77artois
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Dshep1340

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-08-2013 01:08:07 | More by Dshep1340
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Boga

Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-07-2013 20:57:35 | More by Boga
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Jamesohn

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-07-2013 17:19:47 | More by Jamesohn
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smitty5245

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-07-2013 15:43:14 | More by smitty5245
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CLanda

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-07-2013 03:27:40 | More by CLanda
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Fizerfury21

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-07-2013 01:08:36 | More by Fizerfury21
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-06-2013 18:29:41 | More by Matthewpakula
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jbar920

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-06-2013 15:57:52 | More by jbar920
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Ant4711

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-06-2013 15:54:16 | More by Ant4711
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-06-2013 15:24:03 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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Cubieblu

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Served chilled in a Stella Artois Chalice, allowed to warm before drinking

A – Dark black with slight reddish around edge of glass if held up to light. 1 ½ fingers of light mocha colored head. Lots of alcohol lacing along the glass.

S – Big up front citrus and floral hops. When cold the roasted qualities didn’t really come out, but as it warmed up the roasted characters started coming out. Get a nice pleasant smell of the malts in the background.

T- Big hop forward beer. Lots of citrus, mostly of grapefruit. As it rolls over your tongue the roasted characteristics from coffee and bitter chocolate are slightly present. Then a nice bitterness of grapefruit gets you on the backend. Some alcohol is noticeable but just enough to let you know this is an imperal.

MF – Medium body with good amount of carbonation.

D – Very drinkable – goes down easily, maybe too easy.

06-06-2013 02:14:56 | More by Cubieblu
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hnandez

California

2/5  rDev -52.6%

06-05-2013 20:29:34 | More by hnandez
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JustJez

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-05-2013 18:11:30 | More by JustJez
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cgentzkow

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-05-2013 17:45:02 | More by cgentzkow
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-05-2013 02:38:10 | More by earljones199
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-05-2013 01:09:45 | More by hilgart1
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BushwyckCraft

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-04-2013 23:38:18 | More by BushwyckCraft
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blkcld

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-04-2013 04:26:50 | More by blkcld
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psykad

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-03-2013 22:04:20 | More by psykad
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,131 ratings.