Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA | Stone Brewing

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4.22/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Gueuzedude on 09-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#935
Reviews:
1,915
Ratings:
5,933
pDev:
10.43%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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312
Gots:
818
Trade:
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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle purchased for $6 from Bauer Wines in Boston. Pours a dark brown with little head but decent lacing. Hoppy aroma. Flavour is nicely hoppy with some lasting bitterness. Well balanced with a decent malt backbone. However, not all that different from a "normal" IPA. Good, but not extraordinary.

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap and had a nice brown head over the clear dark brown brew. Frothy head lasts and lasts, with ample sticky lace. Aroma is pungeant piney green hops. Taste is bit lacking in the chewy malts one might expect for such a dark color, but hops character and bitterness is excellent. It did have nice chocolate taste to it with that hoppy kick. Mouthfeel is extra smooth, and drinkability is great as well. Yet another anniversary brew from Stone that is worthy of the milestone.

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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

looks like a porter on the foam and on the sides when you tilt the glass. not as thick-looking as a porter or stout but very dark and chocolate-y.
smells a bit hoppy, but not overwhelmingly so.
tastes a bit hoppy, but there actually tastes like some chocolate, and espresso....
overall, okay... after an underberg it tasted a lot better. straight 4's . . . . .

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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a plastic cup. Appearance is nearly opaque black topped with tan head that has legs but won’t stick to this cup. Aroma consists of citrus hops, pine resin, and roasted malt. Flavors are early citrus peel bitterness, roasty/cocoa malt sweetness in the middle, and a bitter lingering finish. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, crisp yet creamy, slight boozy aftertaste.

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

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Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 5,933 ratings