Thursday, February 16, 2012
Gravity Head 2012: The starting lineup.
(Updated at Noon on February 23; final lineup below)
All of the starters will be tapped and ready at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, February 24, when the Public House opens for Gravity Head tailgate breakfast. A final selection will be determined by the vote of fans (see below). For the .pdf of this year's official Gravity Form, go here.
00. NEW HOLLAND – STYLE UNTO ITSELF
New Holland Barrel Aged Charkoota Rye 8.4%
New Holland Blue Sunday “Gravity Head Sour Blend” 8.7%
New Holland Charkoota Rye 8%
New Holland Dragon’s Milk 10%
New Holland Envious Circa 8%
New Holland Golden Mean 8.1%
New Holland Imperial Hatter 9.4%
New Holland Silent Night 11%
Kulmbacher Eisbock “Bayerisch G’frorns” (2010) 9.2%
13F. RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT
Alvinne Podge Belgian Imperial Stout (cask; 2009) 10.5%
De Molen Cease and Desist (a.k.a. Rasputin, Disputin) 10.7%
16E. BELGIAN SPECIALTY ALE (Fan Vote Winner)
De Proef Flemish Primitive Wild Ale (Surly Bird) 9%
19C. AMERICAN BARLEYWINE
Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine 15.04%
22C. WOOD-AGED BEER
Left Hand Wake Up Dead (barrel-aged; nitro) 10.20%
NABC IX — Ninth Anniversary Ale (2010) 9%
NABC Oaktimus 10.7%
North Coast Grand Cru 12.9%
23. SPECIALTY BEER
Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron 12%
NABC/O'Fallon/Schlafly C2 Collaboration Ale (2010)(keg) 10.7%
The cask-conditioned, gravity-pour pin of NABC/O'Fallon/Schlafly C2 Collaboration Ale (2010) will be tapped on Friday, March 2.
All of the beers from Founders will constitute the now-traditional third weekend wave, starting on Friday, March 9. The Flat12 Winter Cycle will be tapped that day, too.
The list of beers eligible for the Gravity Head Fan Vote will be released next Monday, February 20, and the voting will commence from that time until Thursday (23rd) at Noon.