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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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94
outstanding

4,975 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,975
Reviews: 1,816
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 216
Gots: 358 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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11-15-2011 05:11:49 | More by LSUPT
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ackeeper

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-04-2013 21:10:50 | More by ackeeper
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-11-2012 17:29:27 | More by erlenmeyer
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bob727

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-21-2011 05:14:58 | More by bob727
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Pete27lax

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-03-2013 04:23:16 | More by Pete27lax
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Domvan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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bmoney

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-15-2011 23:58:23 | More by bmoney
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crob3888

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-20-2011 00:01:59 | More by crob3888
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chanokokoro

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a Stone pairing glass (short-stemmed goblet) adorned with the familiar gargoyle logo

Pours a nearly pitch black topped with a one and half finger cream-colored head. Great retention and significant web-like lacing. Roasted malt, light citrus, and pronouced piney notes on the nose. Opens with roasted malt and a bit of citrus joined by grapefruit rind. Finishes with bitter rind, pine, and roasted grain and malt. Well carbonated smooth, and silky. A fantastic black IPA; a brew that was one of the first to define the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 04:22:09 | More by chanokokoro
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-02-2012 00:59:59 | More by MarcWP
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leodarko

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-04-2012 23:11:37 | More by leodarko
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Eastside151

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-17-2013 03:21:07 | More by Eastside151
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Asics

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-02-2013 12:35:39 | More by Asics
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-23-2013 18:27:20 | More by ChicagoNick
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jman005

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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J_Dub

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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theghost3

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on cask at the Avenue Pub on 4/29/11.

Pours a deep, dark opaque brown with a 3-finger tan head. Lots of lacing.

The smell is mostly piney malt with a hint of charred malts. The taste is burnt, bitter malts with pine and floral hops. The hops are prevalent, the malts are easy to pick up. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, crisp and carbonated. Feel reminds me a lot of Guinness.

This is a nicely hopped Black IPA. The toasted malt taste does just enough to offset the hops. Watch that 8.7 ABV.

Serving type: cask

05-10-2011 03:33:01 | More by theghost3
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poppyjohn

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-21-2012 22:25:08 | More by poppyjohn
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nquigley16

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-21-2012 18:40:18 | More by nquigley16
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AKuehn47

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-31-2013 17:30:57 | More by AKuehn47
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-23-2013 01:53:40 | More by hockeypuck
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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-28-2013 23:33:08 | More by mythaeus
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Franchise

Oregon

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This anniversary ale pours a dark brown with some lighter highlights leaving a thick tan head that softens and disappates while still sticking to the glass. The aroma is tropical fruit, pineapple, plums, oranges, tangerines, mango, passion fruit, crazy fruit sweet aroma.

The taste starts hoppy, spicy, strong grapefruit, with a lot of fruit esters, spiced hop profile but a nice malt caramel back drop that allows for balance and quite delicious. What a unique beer fruity, hoppy, dark brown and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2008 14:02:32 | More by Franchise
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-31-2013 15:01:12 | More by griffeyb
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,975 ratings.