GABF 2012 Roundup: Flossmoor Station, Abita Beer and SKA Brewing
We have less than a month to go til The Great American Beer Festival, The Full Pint is doing the research for you! Find out what Flossmoor Station Brewing, Abita Beer and SKA Brewing are bring to GABF this year in this edition of GABF 2012 Roundup. Cheers!
Floosmoor Station Brewing
Floosmoor Station will be entering the following beers into competition
Hammersmith Pub Ale, 3.5%abv, Session Ale
Provisional Saison, 8.0%abv, Belgian Ale
Finlaggin Scotch Ale, 7.5%abv, Wood and Barrel Aged, Pale
Imperial Schwartz, 9.5%abv, Wood and Barrel Aged, Strong
Half Day Hefeweizen, 5.2%abv, South German Wheat
Chautauqua DunkleWeizen, 5.2%abv, Dunkle Weizen
Strongly Golden Belgian Ale, 6.7%abv, Belgian Ale
Pullman Brown Ale, 6.5%abv, Brown Porter
Intercontinental Pale Ale, 6.3%abv, International Pale Ale
Fireside Chat Barleywine, 11.3%abv, Pro-Am American Barleywine
Fountain of Joy, 7.2%abv, Belgian Abbey Ale
Flossmoor Station will be pouring the following beers at the festival
Half Day Hefe
Belgian Golden Strong
Pullman Brown Ale
Intercontinental Pale Ale
Abita Beer will be entering the following beers into competition as well as pouring at the festival. Notes are from Abit Brewer Deborah Clarke.
Purple Haze – This is our Raspberry Wheat Lager. I have entered it into category 3 (fruit beer). ABV is 4.2%
Pecan Ale – This is a seasonal beer of ours that has never been to the festival before. It is a brown ale with locally grown roasted pecans added to the brew. I have entered it into category 9 (specialty beer). ABV is 5.0%.
Andygator – This is Abita’s Helles Doppelbock. I have entered it into category 41B (German-style heller bock). ABV is 8.0%
Alt – This beer is more along the lines of a sticke alt. It is part of our Select series, so this is the first time made, and the first time to the festival. I have it entered into category 64 (German-style altbier). It has an ABV of 6.8%.
Abbey Ale – This is Abita’s version of an abbey ale. It is entered into category 73B (Belgian-style strong specialty ale). ABV is 8.0%.
SKA Brewing will be entering the following beers into competition
Autumnal Mole Stout – 5.8% ABV Category 6 – Herb and Spice Beer
Hoperation Ivy – 6.4% ABV Cat. 15 – Fresh Hop Ale
True Blonde – 5.1% ABV Cat. 46 – English Style Summer Ale
Modus Hoperandi – 6.8% ABV Cat. 52 – American-style India Pale Ale
Steel Toe Stout – 5.8% ABV Cat. 79 – Sweet Stout
Ska Special – 5.7% ABV Cat. 47 – Classic English-style Pale Ale
Pinstripe Red Ale – 5.15% ABV Cat. 57B – Ordinary or Special Bitter (Subcat: Special Bitter or Best Bitter)
Buster Nut Brown – 5.15 % ABV Cat. 61 – English–style Brown Ale
SKA Brewing will be pouring the following beers at the festival
Autumnal Mole Stout
Steel Toe Stout