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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,002 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,002
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 368 | 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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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 01:10:47 | More by Beefytits4
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nortmand

Virginia

4.97/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ruddy brown pour with a frothy, two fingered head.

Juicy hop aromas fill the room upon pouring. Grapefruit, passion fruit, sweet orange flower honey, everything an american hop has ever been or wanted to be. Some caramelized sugars and coffee aromas as well.

Flowery sweet grapefruit up front, roast and hop juice midtongue. Leaves a balanced hop bitterness and chocolate.

Fantastically designed beer. Very, very nice. I'll miss this when it is gone.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2007 01:47:31 | More by nortmand
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

03-10-2013 22:25:45 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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hoplover82

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am so glad it finally made it to south texas! This is a wonderful beer!

Pours pitch black with a creamy tan head that has outstanding retention and lacing. The head never dissapears, that's always impressive.

The aroma is huge on the chinook and simcoe hops I believe. Big grapefruit citrus and piney hop aromas and pleasantly mild roasted barley and chocolate notes along with the typical sweet bread dough from their house yeast that I love so.

The flavor is much like the aroma but with a huge bitterness that kind of hide the roasty and chocolate notes a little, but they're still there. Lots of grapefruit and pine hop flavor with very hidden but there, chocolate malt flavors.

This beer has a big and juicy feel with a slightly dry finish and full carbonation.

This beer is extremely drinkable!

I think this beer deserves a perfect score for sure. I can't find anything wrong with this beer. I am very pleased with my experience indeed.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2010 04:49:51 | More by hoplover82
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gopens44

Virginia

4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours black as night with a generous mocha colored head.

S - Straight up hop goodness that takes the shape of grapefruit with barely present earthy notes.

T - Super fantastic fun time taste power! Grapefruit on top of oaked mmonshine that gives way to a smooth oakey finish.

M - A little more carbonation than I expected, but it's all good. A touch of burn throughout with a moderately heavy aftertaste.

I challenge Stone to make a beer that doesn't make me happy. This beer delivers very well. Perhaps the hoppiest Cascadian I've had yet!

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2010 00:16:00 | More by gopens44
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Asics

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-02-2013 12:35:39 | More by Asics
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-08-2012 23:15:10 | More by agreenman19
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jman005

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

09-05-2013 23:50:25 | More by jman005
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.9%

09-19-2013 22:01:06 | More by Dcunicelli
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ArtZan

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-12-2014 20:31:16 | More by ArtZan
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LSUPT

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-02-2013 23:10:13 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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bob727

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-26-2013 01:00:05 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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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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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-07-2014 04:10:18 | More by DrStiffington
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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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jburd19

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-27-2013 13:30:39 | More by jburd19
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leodarko

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-04-2012 23:11:37 | More by leodarko
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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