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RATINGS: 2250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
We’re brewers whose substantial mettle and idiomatic approach to brewing allows us to consistently create works of art such as this justifiably self righteous ale. Its bitterness hits our sweet spot. Its blackness lightens our hearts. Its liquid dichotomy pulls it all together in this sublimely sacrosanct ale. Yes, we damn well know our stuff here at Stone, and it would be irresponsible of us not to acknowledge how remarkable this heavenly creation of ours is. Thus the name we are compelled to give it ... Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale ... serves as a reminder of just how good we are, in both liquid and verbal form. We re certainly not perfect. Too often, we allow our modesty to get the best of us as we re simply not inclined towards senseless braggadocio. When youre good, youre good. And when you do something great, the least you can do is acknowledge it. Others benefit from knowing. In this case, we find that we are compelled to point out how amazing this beer is that we rightly call the Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale.

First brewed in 2007 as Stone 11th Anniversary Ale, this beer was an instant hit. With us. Other folks with great taste loved it too, but we were focused on how much we liked it, and we felt it was truly sublime. That euphoria didnt last long though, as it was soon replaced with the grim reality that when we sold out of it there wouldnt be any more. For Us. And that was simply unacceptable. So, we are now blessing ourselves, and you the enlightened, with this beer on a full time basis.. Thusly, you may now revel in your own self righteousness as you see fit with this glorious example of ours. You are genuinely welcome, as it is our pleasure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2760) - GREECE - FEB 19, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Dark brown almost black color with nice dark beige head. Aroma is hoppy, herbal spicy, mint, piney, light roasted malty, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like the aroma, mostly hoppy herbal spicy, light roasted malty when it gets warmer. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlovell2 (1771) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2015 Poured from 22 oz bomber. Pours black with an off white head. Aroma is fruity citrus, grapefruit & pine with a light roasted smokiness. Flavor starts off citrus with some tropical fruit flavors and finishing with grapefruit and pine hops. Then the roasted malt smokiness and chocolate flavors sneak up on the backside of this brew. Stone, why oh why would you take this beer away from us?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brandon1989 (497) - Euless, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Pours a clear dark brown, almost black with some ruby in there when held up to a light. There is a nice two-finger head with good retention and left plenty of lacing around the glass. The aroma earthy hops, dark roasted malts, and some sweetness. The taste is hop oil, a bit of bitterness, dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, and dark coffee. The mouthfeel is on the medium to heavy side. The alcohol is not very noticeable in this beer as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Poured into shaker pint. ..... Pours black with nice tan head................. . ....

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (129) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Love this style love this brew so sad to hear it will be no longer. Huge earthy hop aroma coupled with great coffee nose. Tast so well balance of nice roast and hops. Perfect carbonation and perfect dry finish. Get it while you can

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
VeinAle (134) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Peaches and hops dominate this ones olfactory presence. Hipsters beware, you’ll like this. It’s a fine BIPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2015
One-third sample, keg at The 23 Club. Near black coloured body. Fair fawn-coloured head, mostly remaining. Smell of mid-sweet vanilla, dark fruits and grainy malts. Rich taste profile of vanilla chocolate, coffee and liquorice followed by dark fruity bitterness to a prolonged ending. Smooth and warming on the swallow. Full bodied. Delicious (Liverpool 31.01.2015).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
maltman53 (465) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle pours coffee-black, roasted, chocolatey nose, palate full-bodied, ending in a roasted malt bitterness. Overall, it’s like a stout with IPA hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - FEB 7, 2015
Look: pours a dark deep brown. Amber highlights when held up to the light. Light tan head. Very thick and pillowy that hangs around a while. Thick lacing. Smell: roasted malts. Dank hops. Coffee. Taste: hops. Dank. Grapefruit. Roasted malt. Coffee. Feel: rather thick mouth feel for an IPA. Medium carbonation. Overall: nice beer. Would like more hops. But a good balance. First drank: home 2/7/15 Vintage: 2014

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (935) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle at home. Toasty, Malty and hoppy. Chocolate, coffee, citrus, vanilla taste. A bit stout-ish. Smooth boozy finish. Delicious :)

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