My wheat beer and my cider have been fermenting for a week now... and I don't have time to transfer them to their respective containers so I'll have to write about that next week. The wheat beer has had a very vigerous fermentation... aaaaand I just noticed that I think I stained the floor beneath the carboy. Good thing it's a closet. The cider, however, hasn't showed much activity. I have read that there's a good chance that I may not see much, but we'll see tomorrow when I do some more brew-things.
Today on the slate we've got a beer from one of my favorite breweries, the Stone brewery from San Diego. Staring me in the face right now is of course there infamous gargoyle all proud and such. One might even say Self-Righteous. Coincidentally that is indeed the name of this lovely 22oz bottle today, "Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale." The bottle weighs in at 8.5% ABV, which relative to some other Stone beers, is a little light. Justifiably, the standard book that adorns the back of every Stone bottle tells a story of an ale that's black, with hops that hit the "sweet spot," and damn good, according to them, because they're amazing, and know what they're doing. At least that's what they tell us on the bottle. From previous experiences however, Stone definitely knows what there doing.
I'm not much of a hop-head, so I'll call this one a late-night drinker. The kind you have with the boys and a bunch of cigars (gross). You get the idea. Hop-heads abound however, this one should knock you off balance, but leave you coming back for more.