Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA | Stone Brewing

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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:
5,925
Reviews:
1,914
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.48%
 
 
Wants:
307
Gots:
817
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 5,925 |  Reviews: 1,914
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of siayancan
4.52/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of FARGO619
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I've had this beer many many times. I'm finally getting around to rate it. It took me off guard the first time I tried it. Nice and hoppy.
A: Dark brown with light head went down fast. Lightly carbonated. Dark ruby light flowing through on the bottom.
T: Hoppy, sweet, bitter, and subtle floral hit the nose.
D: Easy to drink.
O: Overall it is a nice dark hop that is always good to just chill to.

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Photo of Phillip_Collins1219
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of abkaroll
4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +19%

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

A: Thick, rich foam with some stubborn stuck-on lacing. Color is a nearly opaque black-brown with reddish highlights.

S: Strong malt presence with a hint of coffee as it warms, piny hop aromas, floral, and a hint of something like baby powder.

T: Roasted malt, dates, pine hop presence, citrus (orange juice), with some alcohol kick.

M: Good carbonation with a boozy kick.

D: This is my first taste of this style, and enjoyed it. I will definitely be back for more.

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Photo of jakesingleton
4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Murrobert
4.58/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of steevo24
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Seeker41184
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Date Drunk: 1/6/11

Bomber into pint glass

Pours a watery-black color with a hint of caramel color. Smell is typical Stone hops with sweet-tangy citrus. The taste is bitter hops upfront with a vast array of floral. Blended flowers is the best way to describe it, but it totally works. Another great beer by a great brewery. Go out and get this.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -34.5%

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