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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,083 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,083
Reviews: 1,819
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 221
Gots: 406 | 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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zoghbi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-26-2011 01:03:44 | More by zoghbi
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cdwil

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-25-2011 20:02:04 | More by cdwil
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Telestic

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-25-2011 19:21:17 | More by Telestic
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AlexDank

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-25-2011 19:05:17 | More by AlexDank
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Yesdog

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-24-2011 23:41:03 | More by Yesdog
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-24-2011 22:20:51 | More by hemorhoidzz
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

4.6/5  rDev +9%

1 pint 6 oz bottle with no date poured into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance - Black body with faint deep red glimmers when held up to a light source. Light brown head with decent to low lacing and decent retention.

Smell - A forest by the ocean. Reminds me of North Carolina. Woody, chocolate, lots of wet grass, floral. Tobacco and ash. Some fruity sweetness peeks through when given a swirl. One of the best smelling beers I've had in a while.

Taste - Wow. Hard fast and complex. Starts of with a light hint of thin sweetness followed quickly by a strong hay-like hop kick and bitterness. Builds up into a lime peel and creamed coffee bittersweetness. Finishes with a healthy hop and malt buzz, mostly leaning to the hoppy side, that lingers well into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Creamy and full bodied with a bite-y alcoholic effervescence and some solvency. Warming booziness.

Overall Drinkability - Very drinkable, especially considering the kick and alcohol content. I want to dub it an extreme session (though the bros already have a different use for that term).

12-24-2011 11:39:33 | More by ZenAgnostic
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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-24-2011 00:21:36 | More by jophish17
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whartontallboy

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-23-2011 02:48:14 | More by whartontallboy
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cbgbslev

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-23-2011 02:18:49 | More by cbgbslev
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DaveONan

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-23-2011 01:57:20 | More by DaveONan
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CelticAleMan

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-22-2011 23:28:52 | More by CelticAleMan
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OBIrish24

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-22-2011 17:31:42 | More by OBIrish24
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NvMyBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-22-2011 03:38:34 | More by NvMyBeer
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SteelCityHops89

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-22-2011 01:30:50 | More by SteelCityHops89
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jtmcgraw

Georgia

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-21-2011 06:17:45 | More by jtmcgraw
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mtalley999

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-21-2011 02:07:07 | More by mtalley999
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MaddogOrlando

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-20-2011 23:51:41 | More by MaddogOrlando
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fox227

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 22:06:29 | More by fox227
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goldie2828

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 16:21:28 | More by goldie2828
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StarshipPoopers

Ontario (Canada)

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%

A - Gorgeous head, creates an inch or more of pillowy white head with great lacing and retention. Opaque black body.

S - Grapefruit hops dominate the nose, with some roasted malts coming through. A porter on steroids is definitely a good way to summarize the aroma.

T - Roasted malts and coffee, with a strong bittering hop edge to the finish. Great balance between the two, really a treat.

M - Smooth and creamy with a medium amount of carbonation. Medium-bodied.

O - Had this a few times and it's been consistently solid. Great balance between the hop profile and the malts.

12-20-2011 05:52:36 | More by StarshipPoopers
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BHOBS

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 03:56:17 | More by BHOBS
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ajfrantz

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 01:49:17 | More by ajfrantz
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dwpiercetx

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-20-2011 00:44:00 | More by dwpiercetx
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jsurfs82

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-19-2011 20:39:21 | More by jsurfs82
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,083 ratings.