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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,501 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,501
Reviews: 1,849
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 233
Gots: 528 | 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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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Eric908, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

EJJ1848, Sep 01, 2013
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Smokezz, Sep 01, 2013
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billymoe, Sep 01, 2013
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RyanAU, Sep 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Buff0910, Aug 31, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark dark brown with red highlights when held up to the light. Tan colored two finger head with good retention and great lacing.

On the nose is grapefruit and citrus. There are some dark malt scents lurking in the background and very mild, dark chocolate smell. Very faint, though.

Taste is very hoppy. Grapefruit is the dominant flavor here. Some dark malts come through in the middle and a big bitter pine punch at the end.

Mouthfeel is creamy and perfectly carbonated.

This is a very good beer. Pick it up if you can. Definitely worth the try.

dowen17, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

dangermusic, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

jaydoc, Aug 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

emwild12, Aug 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Sampman, Aug 31, 2013
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Shmeal, Aug 31, 2013
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Wrigfen, Aug 30, 2013
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Tom_Gilman, Aug 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Bsetz, Aug 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

RussBeercier, Aug 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

richj1970, Aug 29, 2013
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4.88/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

On tap poured in a snifter

A - Obsidian black with a 2-3 inch off-white head. Simply amazing.

S - Smells of tropical fruits, mild chocolate notes with a hint of roastiness.

T - Sensory explosion. Huge hop blast up front, which turns into a malty dry finish. Delivers on both hop bitterness and malt bitterness. Sublime stuff!

M - Sticky mouth coating feel that just seems right for a black IPA.

O - This is my favorite black IPA and one of my favorite beers. I'm so glad that this is on Stone's lineup and is available year round at a decent price!

DemoniChris, Aug 29, 2013
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Jeysun23, Aug 28, 2013
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,501 ratings.