Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA | Stone Brewing

5,926 Ratings
Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPASublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Gueuzedude on 09-02-2007

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1/3 pint served in a Teku glass in the BrewDog bar in Edinburgh. From notes. Reviewed 7 June 2011.

A: Big, THICK beige-brown head. Very dark; opaque. Red-brown body.

S: Huge smell; I can detect it from across the table. Smells like a Double IPA. Caramelly hops on the sweetish side. Deep and delicious.

T: Good, but a bit weak...or maybe it's just a letdown after the smell. A strong maintaste is malty, slightly tart, and noticeably hopped. Espresso on the aftertaste. Generally? Yum!

M: Sturdy, as one might expect, but not stellar.

O: This beer grows on you -- I like it. Less coffee as time goes on...actually, maybe not. Consummately crafted; great beer. Restores my faith in Stone.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Twenty two ounce brown bottle.

Deep dark brown / borderline black. Intense ruby coloured highlights. Dense creamy looking tan head retains very well.

Appetizing waft of citrus & pine. A bit of roasted malt creeps in at the end.

Big, bold, and hoppy. A dark DIPA with a cornucopia of hop flavours - grassy, pine, & grapefruit are prominent.

Medium-full bodied, moderate carbonation. I won't mind revisiting this one in the near future.

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA from Stone Brewing
4.2 out of 5 based on 5,926 ratings.
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