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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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5,583 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,583
Reviews: 1,856
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 237
Gots: 560 | 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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A: Nice thick and frothy, khaki colored head that starts to fade over time, but leaves a thin head for the whole beer, very dark brown to black color, lots of nice lacing

S: Bit of hops up front, roasted malts, chocolates, good balance of smells, very pleasing

T: Very tasty, people who do not enjoy this beer style should not be reviewing this beer, tasty from start to finish, I can't say anything bad about the taste, almost a 4.75 if available

M: Maybe I just got a good batch? This is very good, good carbonation for over 8%, smooth and silky, very good mouthfeel

O: Great stuff, I'm kicking myself for not purchasing more bottles while having the opportunity when out of state

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A - Poured a really dark brown/black body with deep ruby and burgundy highlights and a thick one-finger tan cap that deposited sticky, cake-like lacing all around the glass.

S - Pineapple. Wow! This emits a huge citrus aroma with some sweet malts and even a hint of chocolate and caramel in the mix. A subtle waft of alcohol is also apparent. Really surprised by the dominant (and pungent) citrus character.

T - As with the aroma, the citrus/pineapple character really dominates the initial flavor and is accompanied by a dark chocolate malt backbone. Flavor blends sweet and bitter notes quite artfully, while a hint of perfume also emerges in the backend. But make no mistake... this ale is sublimely citrusy!

M - Medium bodied with a creamy texture and subtle carbonation on the tongue. Closes with a long-lasting bitter finish on the palate.

D - Fantastic! Easily one of the best dark hoppy beers I've had. I was surprised to see this categorized under Strong Ale instead of IPA. Either way, this is an awesome brew with a huge pineapple character.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,583 ratings.