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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,516 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,516
Reviews: 1,850
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 234
Gots: 531 | 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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Photo of icehawk
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

icehawk, Aug 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

bmjivi221, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of MWolverines66
3.51/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this on tap in Arlington VA. It pours a nice jet black color into a tulip glass. Aroma is a mix of chocolate and coffee. Taste is a little weird to me, not sure if it's possible that my palate just isn't appreciative of black ipa's (this is my first one) but there really isn't too much flavor to this beer. It has a nice balance but the hops bite I get from other IPA's just isn't there on this one.

MWolverines66, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of JamesZ
4/5  rDev -5.2%

JamesZ, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of jaimenavarrog
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

jaimenavarrog, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of PHKrames
4/5  rDev -5.2%

PHKrames, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of bostonryan
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

bostonryan, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of npala86
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

npala86, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of jonbonfon
4/5  rDev -5.2%

jonbonfon, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of meltroha
3.25/5  rDev -23%

meltroha, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of Agrzy
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Agrzy, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of mveatch
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

mveatch, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of VinsanityDiesel
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

VinsanityDiesel, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of Chuck_25
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Chuck_25, Aug 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

tscanlon51, Aug 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

ZinFanDave, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of JulianB
4/5  rDev -5.2%

JulianB, Aug 05, 2013
Photo of xseanprimex
4.54/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bomber into a nucleation glass.

A:Dark, but not blacked out. The head was inches thick and lasted well. Laced pretty good on the glass.

S:Smelled great. Sweet and dark, with a hoppy character backing up. Very complex smell. Stone does well.

T: Much like the aroma let on. Very dark and sweet with a strong bitter aftertaste. Great showing on a black IPA.

M: Almost oily. Spicy from the carbonation.

O:Great brew, very complex.

xseanprimex, Aug 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

JCC78, Aug 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Minn_Joe, Aug 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

nygannon, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

archero, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of BMMillsy
3.86/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours black with no head from the bottle. Aroma of sweet roasty malt, pine hops and sweet candy. Flavor is smoky malt and some pine hop bitter. Lots of smoke for a non smoked beer. Plenty of bite from the hops, with a nice clean bitter finish. Medium mouthfeel with more than adequate carbonation. Solid beer, but I’m not sure it belongs with the likes of Wookey Jack.

BMMillsy, Aug 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

lic217, Aug 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Kmat10, Aug 02, 2013
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,516 ratings.