1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Sublimely Self-Righteous AleSublimely Self-Righteous Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,194 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,194
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 5,194 | Reviews: 1,826 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JoeMarsh
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

JoeMarsh, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of Jeremy_H
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Jeremy_H, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of brett606
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

brett606, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of pstam87
4/5  rDev -5.2%

pstam87, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of GABrew
4/5  rDev -5.2%

GABrew, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of dan027
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

dan027, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of Hozzzy
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Hozzzy, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of frankthetank86
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

frankthetank86, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of bismarksays
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

bismarksays, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of KristineT
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

KristineT, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of worstfisherman1
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

worstfisherman1, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of Boone757
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Boone757, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of dgherm
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

dgherm, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of Achoo_Bacca
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Achoo_Bacca, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of Rast
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Rast, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of thomseye
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

thomseye, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of Cubatobaco
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Cubatobaco, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of yanosh
4/5  rDev -5.2%

yanosh, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of jzlyo
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

jzlyo, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of Justinomoore53008
4.05/5  rDev -4%

A - Dark, with a tan-like head. Looks like oil in the bottle.

S - Very bitter hops with a hint of citrus (when first opened). Towards the end of the bottle, the malt really comes out and the hops mellows away.

T - Mild malt taste with a strong hops aftertaste. It's rated at 90 IBU's but I would place it more around 80 or 85.

M - Heavy compared to most IPAs I've tried. Feels kind of thick when it starts to warm up, but not overly so.

Overall, I like it. It's the most expensive beer I've ever had, and certainly one of the best. Good job Stone!

Justinomoore53008, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of Invictus
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Invictus, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of mverity
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

Fresh, I don't care for this beer one bit. Too hoppy and the malt hasn't really developed much. Too smoky and roasty too. However, I sat on a bottle for like 6 months, and gave it another try, and holy crap it's amazing! It balances out so much better. The hoppiness dies down considerably, the smokiness too. The roasty maltiness tones down a ton too. Really smooths out and becomes extremely enjoyable.

mverity, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of nabit
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

nabit, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of grumpygerman
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

grumpygerman, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of DSkilling
5/5  rDev +18.5%

DSkilling, Jun 30, 2013
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,194 ratings.