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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,211 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,211
Reviews: 1,827
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 227
Gots: 459 | 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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4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Oh, this is just tasty. One of my favorite, if not favorite, black ales. Delicious, complex, smooth, superb balance. I'll get this again, and I love the fact that you can get small bottles. Not too hoppy at all, in my opinion. Stone just knows how to make good beers--some more than others. But this is more than some. Excellent.

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4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a nonic pint

A - Dark, almost opaque, black with a nutty-brown 2-finger head. Nice, slow settle with a good retention on the side ofglass.

S - Right off the bat, the citrus-piney hop smell smashes the nose almost blocking the way of some roasted coffee maltiness. This beast must've been dry hopped like a bastard.

T - Taste picks up from the nose but with the malts taking the forefront here. The piney hops have a nice bitterness that lingers to the swallow. Hidden nicely is the fruitiness of some blueberry and grape. After the first couple of sips, this beer seems to balance out almost perfectly.

M - Medium carbonation with a lighter mouthfeel than expected from a black IPA. Had a nice crispness to it. Again, the bitterness from the hops, the cloaked fruitiness and the roasted malts balance out almost perfectly. This is a really good tasting beer that leaves my mouth Happy! Alcohol is really hidden too.

O - Although this isn't one of my usual styles I really enjoyed this beer. Not something I would sit and drink a lot of but on its own is a really nice brew. It should go well with my steak and gravy tonight

JamesStreet, Jun 18, 2013
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,211 ratings.