1125-1135. The Extreme Beer Fest: Part II

1125. Peter Piper

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Wormtown Brewing Co.
Alcohol: 5.00%
Style: American Wild Ale

Pours a hazy, beige color. It's topped by a fluffy, white head. There's a strong peppery spice in the aroma. A grainy malt backbone is offset by a light sourness, and a moderate peppery spice in the finish.

1126. Idiot's Drool

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Alcohol: 11.00%
Style: American Wild Ale

This is Weyerbacher's Blithering Idiot aged on American Oak for three years, and refermented with Brett. Pours a hazy brown with no head. The aroma is woody and boozy. Sweet malts upfront give way to woody, nutty flavors in the center, and an acidic finish.

1127. Wrath of Pecan!

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Alcohol: 6.00%
Style: American Brown Ale, BJCP Style Guide

"A collaboration between the Alström brothers, Sam Calagione and Bryan Selders, brewed for EBF and named by the BeerAdvocate community. It's a brownish ale brewed w/ malt smoked over pecan wood and fermented w/ plantains and carob." Pours a clear amber color. The aroma is smoky and nutty with clear indications of pecan. Sweet malts upfront give way to notes of sugar, pecans, and smoke.

1128. Re Ale Extra

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Birra Del Borgo
Alcohol: 6.50%
Style: American Pale Ale, BJCP Style Guide

Pours a cloudy beige color, and is topped by a sudsy head. The aroma is hoppy with a grainy whiff. Sweet and sugary malts upfront move into a medicinal center, and a strong hoppy finish.

1129. Lambdick Framboozin

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Dark Horse Brewing Company
Alcohol: 9.00%
Style: Fruit Lambic, BJCP Style Guide

Pours a clear, reddish-orange color, and is topped by a sudsy head. The aroma has notes of raspberry, and slight funk. There's an intense lambic-like sourness that greets the palate, followed by a mellow raspberry sweetness in the finish. I really liked this one.

1130. LeBleu

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Ithaca Beer Company
Alcohol: 5.50%
Style: American Wild Ale

This is Ithaca's blueberry sour ale. Pours a light pink, and is topped by a sudsy head. The aroma is earthy and funky with hints of peppery blueberries. An acidic sourness greets the palate followed by a a blueberry fruitiness in the center, and a funky and woody finish.

1131. Cherry Bomb

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Beer Works
Alcohol: ?
Style: American Wild Ale

Pours a hazy pink, and is topped by a sudsy pink head. The aroma is funky and earthy with acidic cherry notes. The flavors are mild overall with notes of cherry, medicinal phenols, and a light sourness.

1132. Corkubita's Gourdgeous Troika Ale

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Watch City Brewing Co.
Alcohol: 9.20%
Style: Pumpkin Ale, BJCP Style Guide

"Brewed with three types of gourds: blue hubbard, buttercup and butternut." This beer is brown with a foamy head. The aroma is spicy: pepper, and capsicum. Sweet notes from the squash upfront give way to black pepper, and capsicum.

1133. Captain's Reserve Imperial IPA

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
Alcohol: 9.00%
Style: American Double IPA, BJCP Style Guide

Pours a very light golden color, and is topped by a white head. The aroma has notes of citric and resiny hops. The palate has notes of raw sugar, mild spice, and resiny hops.

1134. Melange No. Sechs

Beer Stats:
Brewery: The Bruery
Alcohol: 9.00%
Style: American Strong Ale

This beer is brewed with beets, cocoa nibs, and rose petals. Pours a hazy, reddish-amber color, and is topped by a beige head. The aroma has notes of rose, chocolate and Belgian yeast. A chocolate sweetness upfront moves into a banana fruitiness with other Belgian yeast characteristics.

1135. Coney Island Human Blockhead

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Shmaltz Brewing Company
Alcohol: 10.00%
Style: American Amber/Red Lager

Pours a dark, amber color with no head. There are mild caramel notes in the aroma. Caramel and other dark malts move into a slightly bitter finish.