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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

4,999 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,999
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 368 | 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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troy138

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.5%

04-28-2013 16:37:26 | More by troy138
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-28-2013 14:46:28 | More by lunarbrew
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DrIPA

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-28-2013 14:31:41 | More by DrIPA
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Devilman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-27-2013 22:54:04 | More by Devilman
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powdersoldier

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-27-2013 17:22:53 | More by powdersoldier
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Kpitevl

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -34.8%

04-27-2013 15:43:43 | More by Kpitevl
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SkiBum22

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-27-2013 11:26:46 | More by SkiBum22
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-27-2013 05:11:35 | More by johnnyboy76
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-26-2013 01:46:35 | More by Kenai4
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-26-2013 00:28:45 | More by ystazi
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skubas86

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

04-25-2013 21:22:48 | More by skubas86
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-25-2013 19:51:02 | More by Hopheadhiker
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2neardead

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-25-2013 18:49:54 | More by 2neardead
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PJHOY

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-24-2013 21:17:04 | More by PJHOY
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LSx

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-24-2013 19:36:52 | More by LSx
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jmgault1

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-24-2013 04:08:28 | More by jmgault1
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capnamerica

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-24-2013 02:33:14 | More by capnamerica
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drinkAK

Alaska

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-23-2013 23:49:20 | More by drinkAK
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RaijinQ

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

04-23-2013 15:39:40 | More by RaijinQ
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JamesQuaff

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint.

Pours a deep, rich almost-black red/burnt sienna with an ashy grey/brown 2 finger head that faded quickly and left scant lacing. Just a little bit of light comes through showing off some rising bubbles around the margins. Good looking glass of beer.

Smell is bready, caramel-y malts, roasty tones, generous piney hops and great big blocks of chocolate. So much chocolate in the nose! Smells almost like someone made a black and tan with a chocolate stout with an IPA.

It tastes pretty much exactly like someone made a black and tan with a chocolate stout and an IPA. With an awesome version of each style. De-freaking-licious. The hops are pretty intense, but there's enough malty sweetness and nuttiness to balance it out. The 8.7% ABV is very well hidden.

Mouthfeel is about what I want for what I'm drinking here. If it were any easier drinking, it would be too sneaky for the ABV. It has some thickness to the body. Carbonation is medium.

Overall... Boom. Friggin' awesome black IPA. Was thinking about inviting the neighbor over for a taste, but after getting halfway through the first glass decided I'm finishing this bomber myself.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2013 01:12:29 | More by JamesQuaff
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mixed_master7

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-23-2013 01:05:25 | More by mixed_master7
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-22-2013 22:55:02 | More by baybum
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.69/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale pours a black color, with a small lacing head. There is a nice smokey, but mostly floral aroma. The taste has a sharp hoppy kick, then finished smooth and smokey, with hints of a burnt like malt flavors. Good full flavors. Overall this beer is soo incredibly enjoyable, great full intense flavors.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 03:31:47 | More by vette2006c5r
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bmurray10

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-22-2013 01:29:40 | More by bmurray10
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Fusebuddy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-22-2013 00:56:01 | More by Fusebuddy
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,999 ratings.