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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous AleSublimely Self-Righteous Ale

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5,197 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,197
Reviews: 1,826
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 225
Gots: 456 | 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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Black mahogany color with a one finger head with medium retention.
Bold aroma with strong pine notes, voracious yeast and earth.
Intense Flavor with notes of tea bags, pine, toasted malts, licorice, coffee, grapefruit, concentrated lemon and charcoal.
Very dry aftertaste with an eternal lasting bitterness.
Light to medium body with mild carbonation.
Alcohol of 8.7% is superbly well hidden.
Intense Black IPA, a hop juice with lots of pine notes. For hop heads and illuminated only.
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4.31/5  rDev +2.1%

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pitch black with a thick tan head and a ton of lacing.

Smell: Pine, roasted malt, hops.

Taste: Very hoppy with burnt malts

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium body.

Overall: Great beer, smooth, delicious, ton of hops.

bgillespie, Monday at 04:12 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45°F

Appearance (4.25): Black with a two finger tan head

Smell (4.25): pine and fruity hops prominent with undertones of caramel and roasted malts

Taste (4.25): Hops upfront that fades into slight roasted malts

Mouthfeel(4.25): Silky medium body with substantial bitterness

Overall (4.25): Id rather have an IPA or a stout, but as far as Black IPAs go, this has to be one of the benchmarks. My favorite in the style so far. One part hops and one part roasted malts. Good stuff!

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,197 ratings.