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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

5,196 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,196
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)
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Photo of poopsmitherson
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

poopsmitherson, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of pearljam118
4.38/5  rDev +3.8%

Bomber poured into a pint glass.

A - Yup it's black, with 2 fingers of frothy head. Nice lacing

S - Malty sweetness with some hops in the background

T - Smoky caramel with a nice bitter hop aftertaste

M - Just a little heavy with moderate carbonation. Exactly what I expect from the style

Overall - A nice beer that I would definitely have again. A good representation of this style

pearljam118, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

joex444, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of MrVonzipper
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

MrVonzipper, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of dlepeau
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

dlepeau, Feb 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

tfsimpkins, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of weaselchew
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

weaselchew, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of sneefcity
5/5  rDev +18.5%

sneefcity, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

arff406, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of joshwalt
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

joshwalt, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of Chugs13
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Chugs13, Feb 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

hopheadipaman, Feb 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

albertjr21, Feb 12, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

bdm620, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

HumanParaquat, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of TaySuth
4.38/5  rDev +3.8%

Appearance: Four finger head slowly recedes down a finger leaving behind major lacing. Very dark brown in color. Can't find a single thing wrong with the appearance.

Smell: The aroma gives off tons of malt and hop flavor. Perhaps a hint of coffee in the background. Smells great.

Taste: Very smooth and balanced on the palate. Surprisingly so actually. Very sweet balanced perfectly with a good amount of bitterness. Hops lend a citrus/fruit flavor while the dark roast adds hints of chocolate and coffee in the background. Really, really good.

Mouthfeel: Nice carbonation. Not amazing, but very nice. The body is great. Similar to an IPA but a little bit heavier.

Overall: Very happy with this beer. I definitely will be purchasing more bottles.

TaySuth, Feb 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

andylipp, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

dhall18, Feb 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

ferrari29, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.53/5  rDev +7.3%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a very dark brown, appearing black. Half finger fine light brown head with decent retention and nice lacing. Looks nice. Great pine hop and light toasted malt aroma. Taste starts with nice pine and citrus hops then melds smoothly into a hoppy toasted malt with a hint of chocolate flavor. A fabulous flavor progression. Medium bodied with a touch of creaminess. Very nicely done and delicious.

LiquidAmber, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

crbooher, Feb 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

GuisseppeFranco, Feb 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

spark3148857, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

mbabble, Feb 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

matt062286, Feb 10, 2012
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,196 ratings.