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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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94
outstanding

5,121 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,121
Reviews: 1,820
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 224
Gots: 422 | 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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KidRagnarok

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-15-2011 01:57:04 | More by KidRagnarok
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SeaOfShells

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-10-2013 23:59:32 | More by SeaOfShells
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Beerme09

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-06-2012 22:21:45 | More by Beerme09
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schimschim

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-05-2014 07:42:52 | More by schimschim
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JustinWhipple

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-11-2013 01:29:28 | More by JustinWhipple
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blklabel

Florida

3/5  rDev -28.9%

07-10-2013 02:13:27 | More by blklabel
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Qbdoo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-22-2014 22:29:47 | More by Qbdoo
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jodybrutal

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

04-08-2014 20:30:31 | More by jodybrutal
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Rothobinide

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-29-2014 06:18:27 | More by Rothobinide
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seanh99

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-02-2012 17:19:09 | More by seanh99
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andrewborstein

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-18-2012 04:21:26 | More by andrewborstein
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pdoran10

Minnesota

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours out a slightly translucent black color with two fingers of off white head that leave some pretty ridiculous lacing.

Smell is big pine and slight acidic alcohol.

Alcohol heat doesn't come through in the taste. I get pineapple, pine, and grapefruit from the hops, with a slight roast and a big biscuity body from the malt.

Mouthfeel is substantial with moderate carbonation. Well made here.

Really supreme beer. I don't even like this style but somehow they melded flavors so well here that I'm really diggin drinking this.

03-29-2011 05:06:20 | More by pdoran10
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tatums1984

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-22-2012 07:21:05 | More by tatums1984
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brewsclues

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-26-2013 05:29:35 | More by brewsclues
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

04-30-2012 02:19:15 | More by jcjerabek
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vidguy17

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-25-2013 13:53:52 | More by vidguy17
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-07-2013 23:07:57 | More by Curloftheburl
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VBWharfRat

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-15-2013 23:33:32 | More by VBWharfRat
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iconoklaztor

Indiana

4.53/5  rDev +7.3%

As the beer filled my glass I was surprised by its color. The color is black. A black IPA? Yes, this Stone IPA is black as a moonless night. The smell of this IPA is great. It's like walking into a produce department and condensing it into this 22oz bomber. Orange, grapefruit and even raisins take this IPA to the bank. This one of the best IPA's I've tasted, period.
The mouthfeel lasts so long I needed a glass of water to try Brainzilla's beer.

Overall: GET THIS BEER!! Better yet grab a case if you can!

09-25-2007 02:20:25 | More by iconoklaztor
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cproioi

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Color is a dark reddish-brown with a tan head layers the top. The aroma is made up of citrus, spicy and resiny hops with a dark biscuit malt backbone. The taste follows the aroma with a slight alcohol taste as the beer warms. Very dry finish wonderful beer. One of my favorites from Stones.

01-20-2009 23:55:07 | More by cproioi
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Tolann

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%

A - pours really black. It's nearly opaque, but shows a ruby hue when you hold it up to the light. Lots of thick head that is dark and foamy and leaves behind a nice lacing.

S - sweet hops. Very big hops nose. Theres a citrus I can't identify in there as well (I still suck at identifying this stuff)

T - Big hops hits the back of your tongue and you're then reminded by the sweet. Really nice! The bitterness hangs a bit. The sweetness doesn't hang nearly as much.

M - really nice and what's to be expected for this style. Not too fizzy, not too heavy. I nice medium bodied beer that rolls down your throat.

D - I wish I had more bottles!! A great IPA example! Love the hops, love the beer! This one is disappearing much too fast.

11-10-2007 02:32:46 | More by Tolann
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strangebrew1981

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-12-2013 23:09:31 | More by strangebrew1981
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Renegrenade

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-18-2012 16:06:06 | More by Renegrenade
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.51/5  rDev +6.9%

L: Black with some red/brown glints on the sides of the glass, big pillowy, rocky, off-white head. Superb lacing.

A: Resinous pine, sweet citrus, toasty/roasty malt, touch of caramel sweetness, and some fruity esters.

T/M: Smooth bitterness up front, followed by big resiny pine and fruity citrus notes. The malt joins the hop assault in the middle, bringing very light porter-like characteristics of roast caramel. Drying finish and a very slick mouthfeel. Perfect Carbonation.

Overall, an awesome Cascadian Dark Ale. Very strong at 8.7% abv, but very drinkable and full of huge flavors. Perhaps my favorite year-round offering from Stone.

05-11-2013 23:42:18 | More by Siriusfisherman
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s35keith

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-01-2014 03:10:42 | More by s35keith
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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