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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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4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

on tap at Bier Station in Kansas City, MO. Poured into tulip

A-pours dark brown/black - cannot see through it. Head is minimal, to be expected with this ABV. tan/off white with great lacing.

S-smells of lime, hops, citrus, malt, brown sugar, dark fruit.

T- Bitterness from the hops ar the star. malt undertones, coffee, chocolate notes. Smoky/peat notes

M- medium bodied, somewhat sticky/resinous.

O- Great overall. well executed, though it's not my favorite style. Really big, bold flavors you'd expect from Stone.

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4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer is best enjoyed with the suggested serving temp: 40-45F. The lower temps bring out
the grapefruit intensity and chocolate.

The beer poured an opaque chocolate color with less than a 1/2 finger head in a ballon glass.

The aroma was light chocolate with hints of coffee.

The mouth feel is moderately carbonated.

The taste is quite unusual: a grapefruit bomb laced with chocolate. A black IPA style- more hops, chocolate, roasted malts melded together.

As the beer warmed, more vanilla and less chocolate. It is better at colder temps.

The hops and the bitterness in the finish are indicative of the Stone Brewery signature.

This beer is unusual: diverse tasting elements are brought together in an odd balancing act: light chocolate aroma, intense grapefruit and a special- crisp, refreshing hops and bitterness.

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