Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA | Stone Brewing

BA SCORE
94
outstanding
5,926 Ratings
Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPASublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,926
Reviews:
1,914
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.48%
 
 
Wants:
309
Gots:
817
For Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,926 |  Reviews: 1,914
Photo of HiltonHeadMike
4.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - beautiful clarity, black, creamy lacing head.

S - piney, hint of smoke, chocolate coffee. no off notes

T - balanced grapefruit, citrus, pine

M - full bodied, great lingering aftertaste

O - outstanding! Can drink this everyday of the week. This is at the top of the black IPAs in my opinion

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Photo of bsuedekum
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of brewsclues
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Holland
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of UncleJimbo
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of WotanMitUns
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Mattias
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of demogorgon
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of kbrown
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Steamer
4.62/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very appealing root beer appearance with coppery edges. A large, frothy head that leaves a thin layer of foam and sparse lacing as it recedes. The aroma is a blend of citrus and sharp hops, a bit metallic; reminds me of the smell of a jar full of old pennies just opened. I loved that smell as a kid. Strong hops bitterness hits up front, citrus again with a little hint of alcohol followed by some mild maltiness. Just the right level of carbonation, the hops drys the mouth and leaves touch of bitterness in the back of the tongue. A delicious, unique and satisfying ale all around.

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Photo of mtrog313
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of hopandbarley28
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of ncaudle
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of MentalZombie
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of jnoelani
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of jlove5
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of ChicagoNick
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Steffano
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Kelp
3/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of cheetsmageets
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of 440kk
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of mattboyer182
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of phishbone23
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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