Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA | Stone Brewing

5,925 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

For Trade:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 5,925 |  Reviews: 1,914
Photo of Pug
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of tally
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Mdodge8837
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of GiantMidget
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of BeerzMcKenzie
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of shangwang
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Thanks to dmp274 for sharing this one with me.

I enojoyed this beer right off the bat just from the smells- lots of floral hops, vanilla, and sweet bread. Great appearance - dark and jet black but surprisingly wasn't viscous at all, and a delicate bubbly head which dissipated quickly. The taste was equally complex: hints of citrusy sweetness, but bitterness akin to a grapefruit, with lots of roasted malt. Creamy mouthfeel, medium in weight. It finished with a boozy bitterness that didn't linger. Definitely drinkable.

Overall, a well-balanced ale with lots of interesting subtleties that indulged all of the senses. I will definitely be looking for this one again.

 692 characters

Photo of monkeybeerbelly
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of jamiekimble
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Holland
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of brownwc2
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of drinkAK
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of callmeoz
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of jco3rd
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Pens1967
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of IanSpindler
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Wortman1998
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AnalogErik
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of griffey123
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of kodt
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of CoryR
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of bdn72
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of lakeylake
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Pacioli1445
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of mishtif
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA from Stone Brewing
4.2 out of 5 based on 5,925 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More