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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,503 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,503
Reviews: 1,849
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 233
Gots: 530 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Evarigan, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

thampel09, Aug 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

TravisR, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Trappist_Vince, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

tviz33, Aug 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

davegray, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of tjsdomer2
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Solid black with very good white foam. Decent lacing.

Smell: Strong pine and coffee. Very earthy.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Initially lots of strong Cascade hops. Finishes with strong coffee. A bit too bitter, but very enjoyable. Mouthfeel is surprisingly crisp, rather medium-bodied for a black ale.

Overall Drinkability: I would have liked some more roasty notes in this beer, but it works as an IPA.

tjsdomer2, Aug 12, 2013
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2/5  rDev -52.6%

dtresca, Aug 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

TheMrFarnham, Aug 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

seanchai, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

ChipMurray, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

KolbMarley, Aug 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Farewell_Transmission, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

TallSaint, Aug 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

steamboatbrewer, Aug 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

RDW, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

h4ger, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

addiwilliams, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of Crawfish61
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber $6.50 Expiration 8/31

Appearance- looks like a porter or stout with a beautiful brown head.

Smell - Like grapefruit dipped in Chocoate

Taste- Pretty much like the smell. Very delicious and I wish I had another bottle

Mouthfeel- very creamy and soft

Overall- First American Black Ale. Just awesome. Really enjoying the whole experience. Will be buying this again. Really enjoyed it.

Crawfish61, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Boardshort_Brewer, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

ThrashMaster, Aug 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

VaporDome, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

icehawk, Aug 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

bmjivi221, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of MWolverines66
3.51/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this on tap in Arlington VA. It pours a nice jet black color into a tulip glass. Aroma is a mix of chocolate and coffee. Taste is a little weird to me, not sure if it's possible that my palate just isn't appreciative of black ipa's (this is my first one) but there really isn't too much flavor to this beer. It has a nice balance but the hops bite I get from other IPA's just isn't there on this one.

MWolverines66, Aug 08, 2013
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,503 ratings.