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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Double Dry Hopped - Stone Brewing Co.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Double Dry Hopped
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113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 20
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 07-16-2010)
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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-26-2012 00:43:07 | More by brotherloco
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TheBigE5

Georgia

3.45/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Poured from a growler into a snifter. About a finger of tan head. Very dark, not much light coming through. Nearly black in color. Thick lacing that sticks around.

S - Hops really stand out. Slight malty notes also present.

T - Malty up front with hops coming through in the middle and finish. Has two levels of hop flavor at each.

M - Smooth and easy drinking with a slight tingle in the throat at the end.

O - Easy drinking for a beer of this gravity but i prefer a little less "in your face" hoppiness

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 16:05:42 | More by TheBigE5
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TonyT013

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-17-2012 01:30:07 | More by TonyT013
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-17-2012 00:06:50 | More by John11486
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12owls

California

4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured into a tulip glass...to the nose there roated malt. roasted chocolate, and subtle hints of grapefruit as it opens up. color is an great deep dark hue, with consistant color sepration. it stays dark...good lacing on my glass. great robust flavors with ovetones of nuts and spices..not for anyone. trully a beer drinkers beer

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 05:38:48 | More by 12owls
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-05-2012 17:18:40 | More by Kenai4
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emaciated

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-15-2012 02:08:29 | More by emaciated
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-11-2012 23:26:01 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Rhino5311

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-05-2012 03:44:52 | More by Rhino5311
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WrongEmBoyo

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-22-2011 20:15:12 | More by WrongEmBoyo
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fox227

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-20-2011 22:00:45 | More by fox227
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BHOBS

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-20-2011 03:48:46 | More by BHOBS
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jbweld

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-19-2011 01:48:47 | More by jbweld
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-12-2011 20:46:46 | More by drummermattie02
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-07-2011 20:51:47 | More by tclapper
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Britton

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-19-2011 15:21:39 | More by Britton
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TheBronze

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-19-2011 06:28:42 | More by TheBronze
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I2uss

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-18-2011 18:02:03 | More by I2uss
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jerz

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-18-2011 05:21:45 | More by jerz
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jeezie

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-16-2011 02:38:56 | More by jeezie
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-14-2011 23:18:53 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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seanwhite

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-14-2011 17:07:56 | More by seanwhite
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ehammond1


4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler

Stone Brew Co.
Escondido, CA

**Double dry hopped with Apollo and Target hops**

Appears black as night; a sticky chocolate milk colored head slowly grows to over an inch and stays unmoving for quite some time. Splotches and patches of sticky lacing coat the glass. A head turner!

Smells like fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice along with roasted and chocolate malt. Smells divine.

Some initial hop bitterness with a pungent punch of grapefruit and floral hops. An always present underlying chocolate and roasted malt presence.

Medium bodied and highly carbonated. Very little alcohol presence.

A terrific black IPA, though I think the 15th Anniversary is better.

Serving type: growler

10-07-2011 01:48:50 | More by ehammond1
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hwwty4

Missouri

3.83/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On cask at Blanc Burgers and Bottles.

Presented in a 12 oz sniffer. This beer pours a cola-esque brown with a massive 3 inch head that leaves tons of lacing down the sides of the glass. It has a very viscous look to it but it doesn't come off in the mouthfeel. The one thing that bothers me is that it really doesn't look like cask beer. The aroma is very hoppy. No shit right. Lots of citrus. Orange peel and ruby grapefruit. The flavor is also very hoppy also. Up front hits big citrus pith. Orange and grapefruit. Underlying is a nice pine. The mouthfeel is lacking. Most cask beer has a nice creaminess to it. This doesn't. Finishes dry, low carbonation. Overall its good but I think dry hopping this beer negates a lot of the positive characteristics of the bottle. To me, this is why Stone's motto of "Throw more hops at it, its just going to taste better" is off. Instead of being a curious and complex brew, its just hoppy.

Serving type: cask

10-06-2011 01:21:57 | More by hwwty4
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brew3crew

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at 3f as a guest tap

A-pitch black with a great amount of tan head. What a beauty

S-nice amount of fruitiness coming off of the beer into my nose.

T-follows the nose. Fruity hops that stick in the back of your throat. Very smooth. Its good. But better than others?

M-medium body and smooth with a great hop bite

O- wish I had the normal to compare to but this is a Damn fine beer

Serving type: on-tap

08-25-2011 03:14:14 | More by brew3crew
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale - Double Dry Hopped from Stone Brewing Co.
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