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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,994 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,994
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 217
Gots: 365 | 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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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-14-2013 17:40:43 | More by richkrull
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-14-2013 16:51:39 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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Porter

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.9%

05-14-2013 01:46:33 | More by Porter
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-14-2013 00:51:41 | More by TheRuss9585
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-13-2013 15:53:32 | More by csfcmitchell
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-13-2013 14:52:32 | More by mikeincharleston
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-13-2013 06:53:54 | More by schopenhauerale
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-13-2013 04:35:33 | More by JoeLacy
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ItismeDamonLee

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-12-2013 21:10:15 | More by ItismeDamonLee
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ShanShantheRocket

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-12-2013 20:39:42 | More by ShanShantheRocket
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trxxpaxxs

New York

3.45/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours completely black with one and a half finger of light khaki colored head. The foam takes quite a bit to fade, and a nice rocky layer of small and large bubbles lines the top of the beer and the glass. Great lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is big citrus and floral hops mixed with a solid helping of roasted malt. It actually smells quite good for a Black IPA.

T: It starts out with a mix of sweet and bitter right away. I get vanilla, toasted bread, citrus, and licorice. It a mix of all sorts of flavors. It's hoppy and bitter, sweet and malt, roasty bitter, and just all over the place.

M: Medium bodied beer. It coats the palate from the first sip with a smoothness and that lasts all thew way through the finish. It dries up a little bit in the finish, but not much.

O: I hate this beer. I'm not a fan of Black IPAs to begin with, and this beer is exactly why I don't like them. The flavors don't mingle well together. It's too bitter (but not in super hopped up way). I just don't get this style. I may never buy another Black IPA ever again. Serious.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 18:30:37 | More by trxxpaxxs
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-12-2013 16:11:58 | More by Immortale25
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ipas-for-life

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-12-2013 15:54:47 | More by ipas-for-life
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gritz147

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-12-2013 03:05:16 | More by gritz147
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.51/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Black with some red/brown glints on the sides of the glass, big pillowy, rocky, off-white head. Superb lacing.

A: Resinous pine, sweet citrus, toasty/roasty malt, touch of caramel sweetness, and some fruity esters.

T/M: Smooth bitterness up front, followed by big resiny pine and fruity citrus notes. The malt joins the hop assault in the middle, bringing very light porter-like characteristics of roast caramel. Drying finish and a very slick mouthfeel. Perfect Carbonation.

Overall, an awesome Cascadian Dark Ale. Very strong at 8.7% abv, but very drinkable and full of huge flavors. Perhaps my favorite year-round offering from Stone.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 23:42:18 | More by Siriusfisherman
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TonyY

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-11-2013 23:22:13 | More by TonyY
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-11-2013 01:48:04 | More by ToddHolder
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-11-2013 00:52:36 | More by jayhunter357
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-11-2013 00:47:02 | More by In_Control_Mike
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J_Dub

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-11-2013 00:36:47 | More by J_Dub
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shigg85

Japan

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-10-2013 15:33:56 | More by shigg85
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-10-2013 14:01:32 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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jkane101

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-10-2013 01:14:36 | More by jkane101
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beyah

Maine

4.83/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Picture Arrogant Bastard, with a bit roasted barley, and a tad more alcohol. Hops are a bit less forward in this beer. You now have Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale. Tan head Black as night, great lacing, mouth feel just right, delicious. Definitely buy this one next time I see it.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 23:12:59 | More by beyah
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-09-2013 15:47:31 | More by caguiar
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,994 ratings.