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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,510 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,510
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 234
Gots: 531 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -34.8%

MattSassi, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of lillieja
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark with a slight amber hue. Meduim head.

Smells of roasted malts and chocolate followed by the piney hops.

Tastes like it smells, roasted malt and hops.

Full body with medium carbonation.

I love this beer. Certainly my favorite black IPA I have had to this point. I will drink this again often.

lillieja, Sep 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

mecmd, Sep 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

brentblack1, Sep 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

BJasny, Sep 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

bradfordjohnson, Sep 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

kb2250, Sep 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

alecvdpoel, Sep 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

ratrodder2831, Sep 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

DelicateDelirium, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of Popp24
4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Coffee espresso look to it.

S - Roasted flavors and subtle hop aroma.

F - Nice roasted flavors with a nice hop after taste.

M - Very nice. Smooth as silk.

O - This is a very tasty black IPA and one of my favorite's for the style now.

UPDATE: 9/4/12 - I have drank this beer a few more times since this review; once on tap and a couple bottles. I really like this beer a lot more than my original review and it is probably one of my favorite black IPA's now. I have updated my scores and review accordingly.

Popp24, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of AdamBear
3.8/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark brown with a thick tan head

S-smells much like an IPA. Weedy hops, pretty good. Strong scent. 

T-comes in with a very bitter taste of citrusy hops and just a touch of roasted grains. Almost exclusively an ipa. Not much darkness in the taste at all. 

M-medium creamy carbonation with a watery finish

O-This really is an ipa with a dark color. It's possible that due to that, this is one of my favorite black ales out there. It's drinkable and tasty and not at a terrible price.

AdamBear, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

BellyBrew, Sep 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Jmick28, Sep 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

bdn8183, Sep 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

acat25, Aug 31, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

rippedflesh89, Aug 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Kanine, Aug 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

JonSnowdon, Aug 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Tom-Peters, Aug 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

MagillaGriller, Aug 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

ocbears, Aug 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

emceecue, Aug 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Onemic, Aug 29, 2012
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,510 ratings.