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Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA | Stone Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.22/5
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5,929 Ratings
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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:
#918
Reviews:
1,915
Ratings:
5,929
pDev:
10.43%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
309
Gots:
817
Trade:
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Ratings: 5,929 |  Reviews: 1,915
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -34.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- a deep clear, ruby-tinted brown. The bottle only poured about 1/2 finger of tan head, but it had good retention and left some nice lacing on the glass.

S-deep malt, some pine hops, chocolate and anise are aromas I got at one point or another. Complex.

T- In a word, delicious. Matches the aroma in complexity and pulls it off beautifully. Burnt sugar and pine hops are the two big flavors but others dart around in the background.

M- full and enjoyable. A little oily, too.

O- a great complex ale. It doesn't fit into any one category but crosses types on multiple occasions.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3/5  rDev -28.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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2.96/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Worst bottle of beer I've had from Stone, but I think I say that for personal reasons. I'm sure it's great to someone, but not to me. It looked really nice. finger and a half head. some lacing. Smelled kind of foul. It had the typical hops aroma, but it smelled burnt. Literally like a burnt piece of pine wood. It tasted like it smelled, literally. I dumped the second half out. Perhaps I had a bad bottle, that's why I didn't mark it any lower than I did. Scared to try again though. I will stick with Ruination as my Stone brew of choice >.>

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 5,929 ratings
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