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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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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: 223
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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wo87810

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-07-2012 22:23:25 | More by wo87810
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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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buffs9

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-06-2012 19:38:57 | More by buffs9
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Bondaddyjr


3/5  rDev -28.9%

03-06-2012 17:55:08 | More by Bondaddyjr
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bhayle

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-06-2012 03:10:08 | More by bhayle
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javiernano

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-06-2012 01:11:21 | More by javiernano
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hangar9


5/5  rDev +18.5%

03-06-2012 00:43:01 | More by hangar9
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archey

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-06-2012 00:19:01 | More by archey
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4.23/5  rDev +0.2%

22oz Bomber - from Bessette's in Canton NY

Appearance - Dark brown/black colour with a large size frothy light brown coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some fantastic lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, hops, chocolate, coffee, grapefruit/oranges

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste lots of hops mixed with some citrus notes and some chocolate and coffee. There is also some malts and just a touch of smoke. It ends with a hoppy and juicy aftertaste.

Overall - Definitely my favourite American black ale. This bottle was almost a year past expiration and it still had a great hoppy/citrus flavour. Can't wait to drink it again.

03-05-2012 18:15:08 | More by spinrsx
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leodarko

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-04-2012 23:11:37 | More by leodarko
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brandonasplundh

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-03-2012 17:36:46 | More by brandonasplundh
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electtodefer

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-03-2012 15:26:10 | More by electtodefer
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jk3

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-03-2012 13:10:02 | More by jk3
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.23/5  rDev -23.5%

Poured into a snifter. I admit I'm not a fan of Black IPAs, but I figured I'd give this one a go anyway.

3.5 A: Black color. Two fingers of frothy tan head. Retention is average for style and plenty of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Pleasant marriage of citrusy hops and roastiness. The two seem to get along better in this than in morst BIPAs. Lots of orange with pine and grapefruit in the background. Roastiness without muc chocolate or caramel.

3.0 T: The taste doesn't work too well though. Citrus with roasty burntness simply isn't a tasty combination. At least this isn't overly bitter like a lot of the style. Roasty foremost, orange and grapefruit second, and pine and char last.

3.0 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lacking the creaminess that most BIPAs seem to have.

3.0 D: Average for a below average style.

03-03-2012 07:04:20 | More by DavoleBomb
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NFMSKRS

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-03-2012 06:36:11 | More by NFMSKRS
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-03-2012 05:58:24 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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growlerpower9

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

03-03-2012 04:53:25 | More by growlerpower9
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Ktmktm01


4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-03-2012 02:04:11 | More by Ktmktm01
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-03-2012 01:40:18 | More by HamGlade10
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sundell


1/5  rDev -76.3%

03-02-2012 21:30:35 | More by sundell
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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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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-02-2012 02:58:43 | More by rydev24
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outsider

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-02-2012 00:43:13 | More by outsider
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bkrbdan

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-01-2012 18:43:19 | More by bkrbdan
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beerwithoutpants

California

1/5  rDev -76.3%

03-01-2012 06:28:42 | More by beerwithoutpants
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,090 ratings.