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Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by squirrely2005, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aficionado (235) Texas Aug 28, 2010

    I found a place in Austin selling a 4 pack for 10.49 yesterday. I couldn't bring myself to tell them they are grossly under pricing these.
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  2. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Did they make their own carriers? I am pretty sure there is no 4 pack carrier for these. It's just a case of singles if I remember correctly.

    For that price, buy me one! :D lol
  3. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aficionado (235) Texas Aug 28, 2010

    they come in an unlabled 4 pack carrier all white. They basically selling the 4 pack for the price of 1. I bought 3 four packs and there should be the other 3 left. If anyone wants to know where let me know.
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  4. luwak

    luwak Savant (305) Arizona Mar 2, 2010

    What?.....

    I bought it three times in the last two years.....
  5. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    If I was in Austin I'd take you up.

    So it's like the Bishop's Barrel holder minus 2 spots. lol
  6. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    Not in Texas. Well, unless those three times were all after September 2012.
  7. luwak

    luwak Savant (305) Arizona Mar 2, 2010

    Oh yeah you guys forget there are others state sin this forum.
    but i guess there are so few of us i understand why. i always try to mention the state in the thread titiles in thsi forum....oh well...

    And yeah AZ got some in April 2012 and Aug 2012 with different bottle dates.
    Ansdhen some in June or July 2011...
    In fact there's still some on shelves...well behind counters is more like it.... but it is around....
  8. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Costco N. Austin had a bunch of cases of 120 in the liquor store there today. $9.99 though, so no real savings
  9. Ahaley

    Ahaley Aficionado (120) Texas Dec 24, 2009

    Specs 290 had 6 cases or so, no limit. $9.99 per.
  10. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    I'll be honest, I am in Texas and pretty much only care about Texas beer news, but the overwhelming feel of the SW forums being Texas only is annoying. I would not mind slightly if there were more threads about the other states.
  11. luwak

    luwak Savant (305) Arizona Mar 2, 2010

    Well i do my best to represent the AZ but nobody else here seems to care. i never hear from the OK or NM or NV guys.....
  12. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    NV isnt part of this forum, but I agree that NM and AZ are pretty darn quiet, and even OK barely pokes its head in, although theres been a bit more of that lately. I wish I knew more about what's going on around y'all
  13. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Wait, this isn't the Texas forum? ;)

    I was up in Bee Caves, TX tonight going out to dinner and my lady was nice enough to stop at both Spec's and HEB with me (we needed liquor and grocery items for a party tomorrow we're putting on) and both have 120 Minute IPA on the shelves.
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  14. mmireles

    mmireles Aficionado (210) Texas May 18, 2005

    Whole Foods in Sugar Land, TX has a few bottles left of 120... selling for $9.99
  15. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Savant (260) Texas Jan 22, 2013

    That's hilarious.
  16. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Savant (260) Texas Jan 22, 2013

    Fairfield HEB still has 6-8 left as of last night. Don't know about limit. Last week Vintage HEB had no limit and plentyyyy
  17. mmireles

    mmireles Aficionado (210) Texas May 18, 2005

    lol..... reminds me of the time a few years back when Kroger had bottles of Saint Arnold Divine Reserve in their make your own 6 pack for $8.99 section.
  18. TTUJohn

    TTUJohn Aficionado (225) Texas Nov 13, 2012

    HEB Montrose (I guess?) had a bunch of 120s on the shelf last night. They also had Whataburger Spicy ketchup in stock which is awesme
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  19. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (475) Texas Sep 22, 2012


    Can't wait to get that Whataburger Ketchup! it is so good!
  20. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    It's called sugar. :rolleyes:
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  21. Texas_Speed

    Texas_Speed Savant (315) Texas Aug 22, 2012

    Shell Station in Friendswood had a case of 120 for sale.

    I drank one fresh, thanks to another BA, and it was too sweet for me. I'm gonna have to buy another one and let it age and mellow a bit.
  22. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    WFM Downtown Austin had a buttload of 120 on Thursday. Apparently on the East Coast, this stuff gets lines of people buying it, so my dad bought a 6-pack to bring back with him to Florida.
  23. 13DegN

    13DegN Aficionado (140) Texas Mar 25, 2012

    Yu seems easy enough this side.. Actually, Just saw it again, minutes ago on e 11th in Aus.
  24. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    It's sweet fresh, and gets even sweeter IMO as it ages. I tried an '09 120 at Freetail Ananke thanks to another BA, and I couldn't get past 2 oz.
  25. Crafty_McSneak

    Crafty_McSneak Zealot (75) May 6, 2012

    That's what I was thinking. This stuff is relatively easy to find and there's always a lot.
  26. HookemHops13

    HookemHops13 Advocate (515) Texas Mar 21, 2013

    Currently drinking the 60, 90, and 120 minute side by side. I agree the 120 is too sweet for me. Gonna be tough to finish this 12er but I aint no drain pourer... First time having the 60 and 90 too and really enjoy the 60 minute.
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  27. Mcal

    Mcal Aficionado (130) Texas Jul 3, 2012

    Have never done that. Think that would be a quick end to my night...
  28. HookemHops13

    HookemHops13 Advocate (515) Texas Mar 21, 2013

    Lol ya started by myself. One 6 oz round and I recruited help to finish the rest. Still want to do the BB1/3 side by side tonight and Ananke tasting tonight...
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  29. bmurray10

    bmurray10 Savant (335) Texas Feb 28, 2013

    I have a couple of these. I have tasted 2012 and 2013. These are very syrupy and sweet regardless of the age. The 18% ABV kinda kills the IPA taste though if you want to be completely honest. It is a nice "one off" beer that you can say you have had. However, if you are gonna drink it I recommend that you don't have shit to do later...lol! It tastes good, but it is way better when a 12oz is shared between 3-4 people. Honestly, 12oz at 18% is just too over the top to me, but that is just my opinion. It does taste good for the first 2oz and then the booze taste mixed with a lemon taste seems to overwhelm the rest of the beer. I haven't had it on tap though, so maybe I am missing out??
  30. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Did my first 12oz of this beer in 2006. Then knocked back a DR2. Tried to drink a Samuel Smith's Nut Brown and couldn't. A buddy was over and we were playing Xbox and were so messed up it was hard to play video games. lol

    It's a hot mess, but age helps. It still holds a dear place in my heart since it was one of the first beers that made me feel hardcore about craft beer.
  31. HoustonZ33

    HoustonZ33 Savant (325) Texas Sep 10, 2012

    I personally say hold off on drinking 120 minute for as long as possible - at least a year.

    I hate IPA's but 120 with over a year on it is actually pretty damned tasty.
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  32. Walt

    Walt Initiate (0) Texas Aug 6, 2006

    Just put it on the wall @ HomeField.
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  33. hammondc

    hammondc Aficionado (140) Texas Mar 15, 2008

    In stock at HEB Stone Oak. I still have some from 4 years ago though. Need to open one of those.
  34. Got one today for $10
  35. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Major shelf turd in South Austin.
  36. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Savant (275) Texas Sep 27, 2012

    It's just not THAT good for the boners people get for it. It'll get ya drunk, but I doubt I'll buy one again.
  37. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (365) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    I'd rather drink 75 Minute or Burton Baton than 120. It's just a hot mess.
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  38. krmkrm

    krmkrm Aficionado (240) Alaska Jul 15, 2013

    BURTON BATON IS GOD

    j/k, but it is really really good. It's not even a horrible deal, but I have a haaaard time spending $16 on a 4-pack.
  39. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (365) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    I had a hard time as well. Also had a hard time paying 20 for Devil Dancer.
  40. krmkrm

    krmkrm Aficionado (240) Alaska Jul 15, 2013

    ...eek. I haven't been beer-shopping lately. That's scary :(. I would totally buy BCBS at whatever price, though.

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