03 October 2011

The Latest Chesapeake Real Ale Fest Firkin List, UPDATED

As supplied by the president of the Chesapeake Bay Branch, Society for Preservation of Beers from the Wood, Rick Bloemke, with a few edits, corrections and additions made:

2011 Chesapeake Real Ale Festival Cask List
Updated October 4, 2011

BrewDog: Paradox Smokehead Imperial Stout Aged in Scotch Whiskey Barrels
Boulder Brewing Cold Hop High Gravity British Style Ale
Boulder Brewing Planet Porter [GABF Gold Medal Winner!]
Black Diamond Black Harvest Black IPA Brewed w/Fresh Organic Hops
Black Diamond Imperial Porter Flavored with Cherry
DuClaw Brewing Venom American Style Pale Ale Flavored w/Apricot
DuClaw Brewing "31" Extra Spiced Munich Dunkel
DuClaw Brewing Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter
Flying Fish Hopfish IPA Dry Hopped w/Simcoe Hops
Sixpoint Brewing Autobahn American IPA Dry Hopped w/Columbus Hops
Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils Pilsner w/Chamomile & Lemon Peel
Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale Dry Hopped in Cask
The Bruery - Autumn Maple - (10%abv) - Fall Spiced “Yam” Ale  [not pumpkin.. Yam!]
Weyerbacher - Winter Ale and Pumpkin Ale [Yeah, probably Imperial Pumpkin....].
Stillwater Artisanal Ales Harvest (Dry Hopped with Citra & Summit) & Stateside (Dry Hop Chinook)
"S.O.B."  Stillwater  - Oliver Ales - The Brewers Art Collaboration  - Smoked Belgian Porter
Oliver Breweries:
  • 3500 (Oak Barrel Aged) - (9.2% abv) - Big Red Ale w/ Juniper Berries
  • “My Minkey’s Got Wood” - (10% abv) - French Oak aged Barley Wine
  • “My Monkeys Got Wood” - (10% abv) - American Oak Aged Barley Wine
  • The Darkness - (7.6% abv) - Dark English Wheat w/ Belgian Candy Syrup
  • Bishops Indulgence - (8% abv) - Stout w/ Vanilla Bean & Cacao Nibs
  • Smoke Break (5.9% abv) - Chipotle Smoked Porter
  • The Big D (8% abv) - IPA W/ Orange Blossom Honey, Orange, & Lemon Peel
  • Draft Punk (7% abv) - IPA Dry Hopped w/Maryland Grown Nugget Hops

Heavy Seas:
  • Loose Cannon Wet Hopped w/Fresh West Coast Citra Hops
  • Loose Cannon Wet Hopped w/Fresh Maryland Cascades (aka "Steve's Garden")
  • Winter Storm Wet Hopped w/West Coast Simcoe, White Oak & Plank
  • Peg Leg Stout with coffee, ginger root, wet Citra hops, vanilla bean and Montmorency tart cherries
Crispin Cider: Two firkins of cider, one with rhubarb and elderberry, one with blackcurrent and ginger
Brewers Alley - Two Firkins TBA
Brewers Art - Three Firkins TBA
Evolution -Lot 6 DIPA dry hopped with Galaxy, plus one more TBA
Flying Dog - The Fear – Imperial Pumpkin 9.0% ABV; and Dogtoberfest – German-style Marzen 5.3% ABV.
Fordham - Spiced Harvest Ale w/ Perle, Tradition & Nelson hops brewed w/ Cinnamon, Ginger & Clove
New Belgium - Hoptober – Double Dry Hopped 7.0% ABV
Yards Brewing: - Love Stout – Oyster Stout w/ Chocolate & Roasted Malt 5.5% ABV
Old Dominion - Baltic Porter w/ Perle & Bravo hops
Stoudt's - TBA
The Raven - TBA
Dog Brewing - "Very Very Berry Tart" double aged in French Oak, Imperial Dog IPA with French Oak & Dry Hopped with Citra 
Troegs Java Head Stout with vanilla beans

Note: as many as fifteen firkins not listed are anticipated, pending supply and delivery logistics.

Get your tickets here. 
Growler fills of any leftover cask ale (and usually, at best, that's what's left in the firkin, about one growler-ful!) are usually available to attendees at the end for $5 each plus the cost of the growler (or bring your own!).

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