Abyss in Texas

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by Smithrob9999, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (380) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    ^^ Nice haul
     
  2. mmireles

    mmireles Aficionado (210) Texas May 18, 2005

    I'm shocked they still have Pumpkinator in stock
     
  3. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Nice haul azzhole!
     
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  4. cyde

    cyde Savant (355) Texas Feb 12, 2012

    Yeah I did a double take when I saw one bottle of Pumpkinator sitting on the shelf. Felt like Christmas all over again! Pretty sure the manager saved a bottle or two before the Pumpkinator mob hit stores. I remember that location selling out within a few hours of release, and I couldn't buy any last October.

    u wot mate?
     
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  5. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    An azzhole would've scoped out where the manager was hiding the beer and made off with a case when they weren't looking. :)

    He's merely got a good haul.
     
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  6. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Advocate (500) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    That is one hell of a haul. Abyss in Houston is either not coming, or there's going to be enough that its going to be sitting on shelves for awhile like previous years.
     
  7. StuporJew

    StuporJew Aficionado (135) Texas Nov 21, 2012

    Okay, peeps...
    According to the assistant VP of sales for Ben E Keith, Abyss SHOULD drop in DFW this week. Once again, This guy has blown smoke up my ass on more than one occasion, but after all the flack they've gotten about this particular beer, I believe him. As soon as it appears, I'll spread the word. I know My store should get some, as well as Hall's in Colleyville, and Whip-In in Flowermound. It will most likely be highly allocated, just like the Dissident was (I.E. only 1-2 cases per account), but I WILL let you all know when it makes it mystical appearance.

    Cheers
     
  8. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Man I could have sworn somebody said Texas wasn't getting Abyss at all this year....
     
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  9. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Advocate (500) Nevada Jan 20, 2010

    :rolleyes:
     
  10. StuporJew

    StuporJew Aficionado (135) Texas Nov 21, 2012

    SOMEONE deserves a mortarboard for their genius-ass... (genius-ass being a step higher that wise-ass) :eek:
     
  11. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    It's all good :D
     
  12. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Don't you know it's will be here next week! :D
     
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  13. lbour

    lbour Aficionado (210) Texas Jul 17, 2011

    Realize this is an Abyss thread... but Pumpkinator was mentioned above. I have at least 6 I'd like to trade if anyone's interested. Will be at JK2 tomorrow... so let me know if anyone's interested.
     
  14. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    SOMEONE needs a proofreader for their BA posts o_O
     
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  15. PhatAtUT

    PhatAtUT Advocate (545) Texas Jul 31, 2009

    what on earth makes you think this? and when has it sit on shelves in houston before? we've only gotten it the past two years and if you werent at midtown specs on release date, it was an extremely tough get.
     
  16. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Advocate (500) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Well, I remember last year or maybe it was the year before that I saw it on multiple visits on the shelf at the specs on 290@jones. At the time I didn't know what it was, so when I did pick one up it was in the cooler at an HEB, which it never gets into the cooler unless it sits for awhile.
     
  17. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Savant (280) Texas Feb 1, 2011

    didn't you get the t-shirt?
     
  18. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    XXXL
     
  19. corbey

    corbey Aficionado (170) Texas Oct 22, 2006

    May have been posted already, but on Thursday the HEB at 620 and Anderson Mill had the Abyss out on their shelves. At that time, they had about 10 bottles left, I'd say.
     
  20. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (750) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Any Abyss left anywhere in Austin?
     
  21. jacobbocce72

    jacobbocce72 Savant (345) Texas Dec 18, 2011

    I'd check the Four Points HEB, Volente HEB, and Lakeline HEB. I believe all those stores put there's on the shelf on either Wednesday or Thursday.
     
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  22. Texsuds

    Texsuds Savant (275) Texas Jan 22, 2013

    I just picked up the last one at Volente. Checked Lakeline first, but they were out. At least I got one.
     
  23. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (415) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    Care to share with us more info on which DFW beer store is "your" store? And I'm assuming you're the owner of said store? Don't take it personal, but in FOUR whole posts, of your entire BA existence, you've managed to say alot, while at the same time not very much.
     
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  24. Krumb

    Krumb Savant (290) Texas Jan 30, 2008

    I like being right about stuff. But enough about me being right and all that...as raffy asked, which store is your's?
     
  25. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (750) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Thank you so much for referring me to the Lakeline store! I grabbed 4 bottle of Abyss!
     
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  26. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Leave any?
     
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  27. jacobbocce72

    jacobbocce72 Savant (345) Texas Dec 18, 2011

    Glad to help out. Beer guy there is really cool and already doing some good things in the beer department.
     
  28. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (525) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Note the post a few above that one, where the guy says Lakeline is now out.....
     
  29. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    yea saw that too...hmmmmm
     
  30. frogfan

    frogfan Savant (370) Texas Sep 4, 2009

    His store is Central Market - Southlake.
     
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  31. Schmuck82

    Schmuck82 Initiate (0) Texas Nov 13, 2008

    Let me introduce myself: I am one of the "lurkers" that you talk about on these forums. I am so sick of waiting for Abyss in Houston, I have decided to start posting here.
     
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  32. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (380) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    traded for 2 abyss and 2 dissident today at JK2, I'm in a happy place right now.
     
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  33. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    This is getting srs guys.
     
  34. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    hmmmmmmmmm. Let us not form a lynch mob till...................






























    next week!




    :eek:
     
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  35. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I'm expecting some cats outside Specs Downtown Houston picketing for Abyss by next week at this rate.
     
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  36. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (380) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    Got my Abyss fix tonight from a fellow BA member. Thanks again Lokieman!
     
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  37. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Got this response via email today


    Thanks for taking the time to contact us about The Abyss in Texas. There has been a delay since it was just approved by the Texas TABC. We only send out trucks to TX when needed so the next truck should be heading your way soon. The distributor was in charge of the allocations to accounts so we do not know exactly where it will go and there is very limited quantities so I would try calling Central Markets, Specs, Total Wine & Bev, HEB and Whole Foods this week to see if it has arrived. In Austin, it sold out in about a day so I do hope you are successful. Cheers and it should be on shelves this week or next week.

    Gina Schauland
    Social Media Coordinator
    Deschutes Brewery
     
  38. mmireles

    mmireles Aficionado (210) Texas May 18, 2005

    Got my response today too!


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    Hello Mark,
    Thanks for taking the time to contact us about The Abyss. I just spoke with our Texas Market Manager and she says that The Abyss should make it on shelves within the next 2 weeks. Try Whole Foods, Specs, HEB and Central Market. I would try to call the stores in advance as The Abyss hit Austin and was gone in 1 day...
    Cheers!

    Gina Schauland
    Social Media Coordinator
    Deschutes Brewery
    [email protected]
     
  39. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    So they confirm. Next week or 2. Lol
     
  40. mmireles

    mmireles Aficionado (210) Texas May 18, 2005

    Isn't that what we were told 2 weeks ago?
     

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