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AleSmith Brewing Company Barrel Aged Speedway Stout Release

Discussion in 'US - Pacific' started by jamex, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. Worse case, find a kinkos/fedex and & use their 4pay computers to print out a copy
  2. nogidrew86

    nogidrew86 Aficionado (240) Nevada Aug 16, 2010

    I'm pretty sure they made it clear they would not do that again for this release.
  3. Xul

    Xul Advocate (525) California May 18, 2008

    My friend got turned away when picking up BAD and was told to come back with his actual printout...thankfully he's local, but they were already partially enforcing the requirement for printouts on that release.
  4. Can anyone who picked up today confirm? I picked up by BAD by just flashing my iphone screen and it was no problem....would hate to incorrectly believe I can do the same with the BA speedway's and get rejected...
  5. baybassboy

    baybassboy Savant (380) California Feb 23, 2011

    Befriend local BA's

    goprintitoutformebro
  6. queens1130

    queens1130 Savant (320) California Nov 21, 2008

    Just flashed my confirmation from BPT & picked up bottles just fine today, cheers!
    bigsippin likes this.
  7. How's the release party? I forget which 4 variations they said they were going to pour (one was the Vanilla Coconut I think).
  8. AndresR

    AndresR Savant (250) California Jul 19, 2009

    Nutella, BA, cold pressed mocha, and hot pressed Italian roast. Took 1min to get my flight. $9, flight only. Sep area in the back for the flight so you can get away from the crowd in the front. Bottle pick up on the side office.
  9. riko

    riko Savant (280) California Jan 18, 2008

    Bottle pickup took two minutes. Easy peasy. Front bar had BASS on cask, Speedway on nitro, BA Nut Brown, Winter Yulesmith, small beer Yulesmith (so good), small beer Belgian, Speedway with Vietnamese coffee plus the usual lineup. All my tasters were served in Waterford crystal...
  10. redmagik99

    redmagik99 Savant (305) California May 15, 2007

    beers were awesome. plastic cups, pathetic.
  11. redmagik99

    redmagik99 Savant (305) California May 15, 2007

    they tried to prevent me from using the tray from the speedway flight to hold other beers. I was like, ITS A FUCKING TRAY. sometimes I question whether the beer is worth the trouble.
  12. Xul

    Xul Advocate (525) California May 18, 2008

    They probably had a limited supply of trays and wanted to keep them available for people doing the flight. People would've complained if they hadn't provided trays, now someone's complaining that they tried to prevent you from using it for other beers (although it sounds like they let you anyway).


    I'm sure brewery owners and employees often wonder if the extra things they do for special releases are worth the trouble, considering they'll just get bitched at for something or another.
  13. redmagik99

    redmagik99 Savant (305) California May 15, 2007

    Nope, trays were not being reused, nor recycled.

    And it should be worth the trouble if they make more money than they would otherwise via these extra things. It may also be worth it if these extra things solidify and expand their customer base, which relates back to making money. To the first point, I'm sure they achieved their goal. To the second, not so sure.
  14. peteinSD

    peteinSD Savant (255) California Apr 25, 2010

    tray rage. you've earned your level 2 beer geek card. congrats!
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  15. riko

    riko Savant (280) California Jan 18, 2008

    Were too.
  16. nanobrew

    nanobrew Initiate (0) California Dec 31, 2008


    100% they were reusing the trays. When I got a flight they asked me to bring back the tray when possible. When I brought the tray back the were very thankful.
  17. Sebowski

    Sebowski Savant (270) California Jan 11, 2010

    No fucking way. That's awesome. I was in there a few months back and told them I loved how they did so many different versions of Speedway, but I keep waiting for two particular ones I want to try: Nitro and Sans Coffee. They told me neither would ever happen.

    I hope it was good enough to repeat and I'll see it again.
  18. SageO

    SageO Savant (360) California Jul 13, 2010

    Honestly, nitro didn’t really make much difference other than the mouthfeel within the first 5 minutes of consumption. BA cask on the other hand… holy crap.
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  19. The cask version was by far the best but maybe that's just because it was the only one I got in a glass???
    lulz plastic doesn't rustle my jimmies.
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  20. ryno09

    ryno09 Savant (285) California May 1, 2010

    BA cask was phenomenal. Kind of ruined the regular BA for me when I had it in the taster flight.
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  21. Showing the email on my phone was sufficient.

    They were re-using the trays.

    BA Nut Brown was good.
    LSUPT likes this.
  22. queens1130

    queens1130 Savant (320) California Nov 21, 2008

    damn it, how did i miss this! i was so focused on the flight

    side note: i'm pretty sure my gf was the only person to ever buy a 32oz growler & not fill it, she's apparently a sucker for glassware too lol
  23. mrkrispy

    mrkrispy Savant (410) California Apr 5, 2006

    BA Speedway on cask was fantastic. I want moar.
    ryno09 likes this.
  24. karink

    karink Aficionado (145) California Nov 28, 2009

    Does anyone know how many bottles were released?
  25. TapeDeck

    TapeDeck Aficionado (240) Illinois Mar 31, 2011

    Sorry to randomly ask here, but if anyone has more of this than they need (laugh with me, I get it) this is one of the bottles I've been wanting to try for a while now. I would be willing to trade some good midwest stuff, and make sure it's appropriately balanced. Back to your delicious barrel coffee stout madness, and pardon my interruption!
  26. nasty31

    nasty31 Savant (250) Indiana May 5, 2010

    2500
  27. Devi0us

    Devi0us Advocate (555) California May 3, 2011

    I'm heading to SD for Thanksgiving, how do I go about obtaining a couple of bottles? I know the release was over a week ago, are there any bottles left at the Bruery? Get at me...

    Cheers!
  28. SageO

    SageO Savant (360) California Jul 13, 2010

    You might want to read the first post... tickets came and went weeks ago.
  29. That, and I don't think the Bruery was ever likely to stock AleSmith BA Speedway...
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  30. stupac2

    stupac2 Initiate (0) California Feb 22, 2011

    Why would the Bruery have bottles of this?
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  31. Sebowski

    Sebowski Savant (270) California Jan 11, 2010

    Mos def.
  32. 1) There was an on-line sale over a month ago held by Alesmith for BA Speedway Stout. It sold out in a day.

    2) Only way to get BASS now is via trade

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