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4.1.13 @ Grape & Grain and monthly bottle share info (3.17.13)

Discussion in 'US - Pacific' started by AdamSimpson, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Hey guys,

    Just wanted to give you all a heads up that we just put our keg of 4.1.13 online and its tastin good. It should be up for about a week tops, so get it while its fresh.

    Now that the holidays and beer week have mellowed out, lets get back on track with these bottle shares. I am confirming 100% that we will have our monthly share on 3.17.13. As always, anyone is invited, tentative RSVP is encouraged.

  2. afrokaze

    afrokaze Advocate (620) California Jun 12, 2009

    Woot! I'll be there, hopefully with new HF goodies if my box gets here in time.
  3. drgarage

    drgarage Initiate (0) California Aug 19, 2008

    I should be there. May bring some home brew in addition to a few interesting cellar eccentricities (maybe some more Kuhnhenn?).
  4. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (630) California Oct 17, 2010

    Awesome! Unfortunately my Sunday band practice is back in full swing so I won't know until the week prior if I'm open. Any chance of Saturday shares?
  5. Does anyone have a Shmaltz Jewbelation 12? I have 10-15 execpt 12. I am more than willing to bring that vertical, no drama.
  6. Of course, I'm in. Requests?
  7. stupac2

    stupac2 Initiate (0) California Feb 22, 2011

    I know I say this every damn time but I'll try to make it. Need to see G&G one of these days...
  8. jtmartino

    jtmartino Savant (480) California Dec 11, 2010

    I will be on Maui thinking of all you wonderful people while I drink rum on the beach.
  9. bird22

    bird22 Savant (435) California Jan 2, 2011

    I should definitely be in for this and will probably bring at least one more non-BA buddy. Also have a box of HF stuff arriving next week, so will most likely bring a bottle or two from that.
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  10. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (425) California May 19, 2006

    I should be able to make it. No idea what I'll bring yet. Probably Bruery+.
  11. I'll be there with some FFF and others.
  12. What time? Bday party is day before...hoping I'm up for it the day after :)
  13. drgarage

    drgarage Initiate (0) California Aug 19, 2008

    This is coming up soon. What are people planning to bring? It will be St. Patrick's Day, so if anyone has a Fantome Magic Ghost squirreled away, there's never a better time for it...

    My brett homebrew isn't quite ready yet, but I will bring my tripel, which is tasting really well now. Approach with caution, though. I'm pretty sure it's between 10 and 11%. Kind of more a blonde quad at this point.

    Also planning to bring some Kuhnhenn Winter Solstice beers I doubt anyone else has tried before. Some great, some tragic!
  14. Happy to bring Cascade. Wish my BWXIV shipment was here as I'd bring that. Also have a KRE shipment I'll bring next time. :)
  15. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (425) California May 19, 2006

    I should be able to make this one. Not sure what I'll bring yet. Maybe beers with green labels?
  16. drgarage

    drgarage Initiate (0) California Aug 19, 2008

  17. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (425) California May 19, 2006

  18. drgarage

    drgarage Initiate (0) California Aug 19, 2008

  19. I'll bring the green dye for the Loons...sure everyone would love that (j/k of course). ^_-
    Armand & Tommy has green labels...or Green Wax on 2010 Dark Lord, Rittenhouse Rye Eclipse, Upland Kiwi...noticing not a whole lot of beer with Green Labels...
    Adam, anything you're dying to try or a type of beer you prefer?
  20. Upland Kiwi sounds rad. I have only had a couple Uplands, would def like to discover more.

    I will search for something Green themed, but unlikely to come up with something.

    Just to confirm so everybody knows, tasting will be at 1pm.
  21. Looks like my wife will be back home in time for me to drive up. I am in a cellar clearing mood... so I will probably just double up and bring equal numbers of yellow and blue labels.
  22. bird22

    bird22 Savant (435) California Jan 2, 2011

    I'll be making the trip up again with a buddy. Bringing HF Norma, a Sebago BBA Barleywine, and probably something else. Think my buddy is bringing CFH '13 + something else.
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  23. CFH '13??? THAT DUDE IS LOCO!
  24. bird22

    bird22 Savant (435) California Jan 2, 2011

    Today's list:

    Bruery Rueuze
    Midnight Sun Open Container
    Kuhnhenn Sol Invictus Saison
    The Commons Eidolon
    Hill Farmstead Biere De Norma
    Hill Farmstead Juicy
    Kuhnhenn Winter Wonder
    Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Yellow
    Three Floyd's Zombie Dust
    Funkwerks Tropic King
    Anchorage Tide and Its Takers
    Sante Adairius Chardonnay Blonde
    Cascade Vlad the Imp Aler
    Sante Adairius Adjunct Professor
    Mikkeller Swinging Harry
    ABInBev Bud Light Lime
    Cigar City Marshal Zhukov
    Fifty Fifty 2010 Heaven Hill
    2013 Churchill's Finest Hour
    Fifty Fifty 2012 Rittenhouse Rye
    Block 15 Pappy's Dark
    2010 Older Viscosity
    10 Barrel Rye'm or Treason
    Terrapin Wake n' Bake
    Bruery Provisions: Cuadruple
    Firestone Double DBA*
    Sebago 2011 BBA Barleywine
    Russian River Salvation
    Yazoo Brewing Sue
    Goose Island King Henry

    Probably missing one or two, but this should cover most everything. Good times today. Thanks to everyone for sharing.
  25. Here's the evidence:

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  26. rrryanc

    rrryanc Savant (425) California May 19, 2006

    Great time as always. Thanks Adam for hosting!
  27. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (630) California Oct 17, 2010

    holy crap sounds like an incredible line up. sucks i missed it. i was way to hungover to go after saturday tho :/

    how was 13 churchhill?
  28. Damn...two top wants I missed (Funkwerks Tropic King and Juicy)....shouldn't have stopped for Eggettes ;-p

    Thanks to everyone for their contributions and making for great drinking friends. A special thank you to Adam for hosting our drunk asses again. You the man!!! :)

    BM me or post to the Peach Party thread if you're coming as I won't be posting my address publicly:
    Need to bring a decent beer (automatically accepted: Fou Foune, Peche N Brett, Persica, Cascade Apricot or Noyeaux, Fantasia, and other Epic peaches...no shelf beer). If you don't have any of the nice peach ones, bring something equivalent (if you don't know what is equivalent, ask me or your peers as we'll gladly help you select an "appropriate" beer from your cellar).
    In addition to a beer (or 2 or 20), you should bring a dish made with peaches/apricots/nectarines, etc. (or steaks or something that adds to the party...ex: someone may not have enough meat for their dish, so bringing extra meat is appreciated). We have a stove with 4 burners, microwave, oven with at least 2 racks, and a regular BBQ (open to someone bringing an extra).

    See you all in a month or so. :)
  29. Thanks Adam for hosting!!!

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