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Ballast Point in DFW updates?

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by CommonRider, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. CommonRider

    CommonRider Member

    Location:
    Texas
    On the old board I thought I read that Ballast Point was real close to being released here and should be hitting end of Feb or first of March. Anything new on that? I've checked out my usual places and come up empty thus far.. sorry if this has been asked already..still acclimating to the new surroundings..
  2. BrewDogRocks

    BrewDogRocks Member

    Location:
    Texas
    The last update I heard from Corey at the Common Table was that he was hoping to have them on tap by the second week of March at the latest, along with Alaskan Brewing. So they may hit the shelves around the same time.
  3. pushstartnow13

    pushstartnow13 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Was out and about the other day asking about Ballast, many are saying the first of April now. They may have pushed back the launch to not compete against Alaskan that is releasing this week.
  4. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    whats the story with either of these? Has anyone seen any hit shelves or news of it?
  5. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    As long as they get it figured out for alaskan and ballast point by winter seasonals I'm okay with it. If we miss out on victory at sea, smoked, and baltic porters I'm going to be pissed.
  6. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Agreed. If all we ever get from these breweries is their year round releases, then it will be not that interesting to me. Don't forget the Alaskan Barleywine, it is well reviewed also.
  7. BlindSalimander

    BlindSalimander Member

    Location:
    Texas
  8. BlindSalimander

    BlindSalimander Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Looks like Addison Saucer rolled out the Alaskan brews last night.
  9. LadyOfMuchBeer

    LadyOfMuchBeer Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Alaskan rolled out yesterday on taps in Houston as well.
  10. DeanMoriarty

    DeanMoriarty Member

    Location:
    California
    check it (Ballast Point Headed Your way Soon):
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...9980750712.385928.469210020712&type=1&theater
  11. lnashsig

    lnashsig Member

    Location:
    Texas
  12. DeanMoriarty

    DeanMoriarty Member

    Location:
    California
    okie dokie!
  13. icetrauma

    icetrauma Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Hit'em up on Facebook. They have been more than willing to answer questions. I last messages them about 2 wks ago and they said, they are working on getting the 1st shipment ready to go out.
  14. GregSVT

    GregSVT Member

    Location:
    Texas
    I have a friend that works for Andrews and he said it will be at least a month till they are here. They've only sent samples so far.
  15. nickss

    nickss Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Common Table just posted that Ballast Point will be tapped on Wed... Calico, Pale Ale, Big Eye, and Sculpin... FINALLY!!!
  16. BrewDogRocks

    BrewDogRocks Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Hello. As mentioned by nickss, the Common Table will tap four kegs tomorrow. Next week or thereabouts, Spec's will have bottles of Ballast Point as well as Alaskan.

    P.S. They also have the 75 Minute bombers right now.
  17. turfy

    turfy Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Sculpin ! The local beer scene just keeps getting better and better!
  18. Fitzmke

    Fitzmke Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Just picked up a sixer of sculpin and big eye at Lonestar. The sculpin hurt the wallet at 16.99. Got home and the the best by date is 7/19/12 and I believe that means it was bottled jan 19. Hoping For the best
  19. GregSVT

    GregSVT Member

    Location:
    Texas
    $17 a sixer isn't that bad if you calculate it by the ounce compared to a bomber. The bomber price of $9.50 would be $31 a sixer...
  20. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Anyone know if this is going to make it to Tarrant county? Kinda assuming no. No worries since I'll be in Dallas over the weekend.

    Should I head over before Saturday to Lonestar?
  21. mar

    mar Member

    Location:
    Texas
    You can find them at Kegs and Barrels in Plano.
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  22. BlindSalimander

    BlindSalimander Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Saw 6 packs at Halls. (4 varieties) Sculpin was $15.89, others were $10.89.

    FW Saucer is supposed to tap Sculpin on Friday.
    H0rnedFr0gs likes this.
  23. dac0152

    dac0152 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Midway Mart in Denton has Ballast Point as of about 45 minutes ago. No Sculpin, but Big Eye and their Pale Ale
  24. CommonRider

    CommonRider Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Didn't have any just a few minutes ago. Neither did S & K. I give up..
  25. Eurytos

    Eurytos Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Spec's off 75 has Sculpin bombers, big eye (6-pack)and pale ale (6-pack). He said 6 packs of Sculpin will be available tomorrow morning.
  26. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Get this crap down to Houston.
    LadyOfMuchBeer likes this.
  27. Mora2000

    Mora2000 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Which Kegs and Barrels did you go to? The one on 15th didn't get any as far as I know, but when I was at the Parker Road location Friday night they had all four Ballast Point beers available.
  28. hellrazor71

    hellrazor71 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Spec's Dallas now has 6-packs of Sculpin available. They weren't stocked yet as of 10:20 but just ask the beer guy.

    They also have Deviant Dale's
  29. dac0152

    dac0152 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    I was at Hall's this morning and they didn't have Sculpin out, but were willing to get it from the back for me. You might have to ask them.
  30. Crunkle

    Crunkle Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Just scored a case of Sculpin at Specs for $54.71. Dude told me they got 16 cases in.
  31. dac0152

    dac0152 Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Shaun at Midway Mart in Denton said that they should be getting Sculpin in soon, and that he had ordered it but the distributor gave him the pale ale instead last week.

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