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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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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,090 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,090
Reviews: 1,819
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 222
Gots: 409 | 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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Ratings: 5,090 | Reviews: 1,819 | Display Reviews Only:
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jkd03c

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-21-2013 01:30:50 | More by jkd03c
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Remdog

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-21-2013 01:23:20 | More by Remdog
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sparky_beer

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-20-2013 18:08:09 | More by sparky_beer
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cam12

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-20-2013 06:41:45 | More by cam12
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SMITHAND

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-20-2013 05:29:23 | More by SMITHAND
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SDStoneEnthusiast

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-19-2013 05:20:17 | More by SDStoneEnthusiast
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%

Oh, this is just tasty. One of my favorite, if not favorite, black ales. Delicious, complex, smooth, superb balance. I'll get this again, and I love the fact that you can get small bottles. Not too hoppy at all, in my opinion. Stone just knows how to make good beers--some more than others. But this is more than some. Excellent.

06-19-2013 02:08:01 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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BeerChanticleer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-19-2013 01:28:08 | More by BeerChanticleer
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SawyerMI

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-19-2013 00:11:01 | More by SawyerMI
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-18-2013 23:46:05 | More by taylor714914
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WhiteSoxWynn

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-18-2013 21:59:50 | More by WhiteSoxWynn
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sudsy2drunk

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-18-2013 18:40:23 | More by sudsy2drunk
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TommyLiam

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-18-2013 10:31:51 | More by TommyLiam
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RyV

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-18-2013 06:18:32 | More by RyV
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gir02021

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-18-2013 03:05:48 | More by gir02021
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a nonic pint

A - Dark, almost opaque, black with a nutty-brown 2-finger head. Nice, slow settle with a good retention on the side ofglass.

S - Right off the bat, the citrus-piney hop smell smashes the nose almost blocking the way of some roasted coffee maltiness. This beast must've been dry hopped like a bastard.

T - Taste picks up from the nose but with the malts taking the forefront here. The piney hops have a nice bitterness that lingers to the swallow. Hidden nicely is the fruitiness of some blueberry and grape. After the first couple of sips, this beer seems to balance out almost perfectly.

M - Medium carbonation with a lighter mouthfeel than expected from a black IPA. Had a nice crispness to it. Again, the bitterness from the hops, the cloaked fruitiness and the roasted malts balance out almost perfectly. This is a really good tasting beer that leaves my mouth Happy! Alcohol is really hidden too.

O - Although this isn't one of my usual styles I really enjoyed this beer. Not something I would sit and drink a lot of but on its own is a really nice brew. It should go well with my steak and gravy tonight

06-17-2013 23:22:09 | More by JamesStreet
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +18.5%

06-17-2013 03:22:29 | More by Chingringo
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BeerRunner

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-17-2013 03:14:15 | More by BeerRunner
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crazyfoMostout

Missouri

3.96/5  rDev -6.2%

650 ml bottle poured into a tulip pint glass.
A: has a dark cola appearance when held to direct light. Thin off white head with 2 finger lacing.
S: Smell of roasted coffee and pine dominate strong alcohol burns the nose slightly

T: Again, roasted coffee,dark malts, piney hops, a subtle sweetness, followed by a bitter hop finish.

M: medium carbonation with a smooth slightly creamy finish.

O: IPA's typically don't have much appeal for me. I am a stout lover to the core, but I find this one to have just enough stout characteristics to have some merit. I also had this on tap recently, and found it to be very drinkable. The ABV is very deceptive. Definitely a good gateway beer for those who loves stouts but are having trouble with IPA's.

06-17-2013 00:28:18 | More by crazyfoMostout
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-16-2013 22:24:52 | More by Marty91
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-16-2013 15:28:47 | More by TheBeeraholic
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anson42

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-16-2013 01:25:47 | More by anson42
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stogirelli

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-16-2013 01:24:25 | More by stogirelli
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ColdOneKev

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-15-2013 15:59:02 | More by ColdOneKev
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BWH999

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-15-2013 02:25:35 | More by BWH999
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,090 ratings.