Bourbon County Brand Stout in Texas

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by bccocx, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (610) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    No IPA's for me. I'll try some, but in general, can't sit and drink a whole one myself (there are some exceptions, but very few). Ive got some other really good stuff in route to me as well
     
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  2. Smithrob9999

    Smithrob9999 Savant (425) Texas Aug 3, 2011

    I would love to try BCBS. I'm not sure That I have much to trade, I have a few Westvleteren 12's, Black Albert, Black Damnation III, and quite a few XXIV and Pumpkinators.
     
  3. Head to Houston, I got you old glory.
     
  4. crusian

    crusian Advocate (640) Oregon May 14, 2010

    Houston march 3rd, I think...
     
  5. crusian

    crusian Advocate (640) Oregon May 14, 2010

    I want some black damnation 3
     
  6. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (485) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    You got stuff that can totally pull BCBS and perhaps some of the variants if you so wanted
     
  7. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (610) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Are you kidding? I'd take Black Albert or Damnation III over BCBS
     
  8. lonestarbev

    lonestarbev Aficionado (230) Texas Oct 18, 2006

    I've got a few BCBS bottles that I can trade/share if someone in the area is still looking for some.

    Rick
     
  9. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    So whats the ETA on this, I'm thirsty and want to go down the street for some BCBS
     
  10. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (785) Texas Jan 13, 2007

    Anyone have a friends at Brown Distribution (Austin)? I'm assuming they're the ones that will be distributing GI.
     
  11. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (785) Texas Jan 13, 2007

    Scratch that... March 1st according to twitter
     
  12. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (475) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    Really?
     
  13. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (785) Texas Jan 13, 2007

  14. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    WHOA!

    Bless the beer Gods if this is true!
     
  15. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (380) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    I could have easily walked out of Philly with 2 cases, but I really didn't want to pack boxes on vacation.
     
  16. crusian

    crusian Advocate (640) Oregon May 14, 2010

    I am guessing that BC will not show up this year... and to be honest, the regular GI stuff sucks.
    The sours are good and the BC line are good... but other than that. meh.
     
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  17. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (785) Texas Jan 13, 2007

    They've all got label approval (bottles and kegs). I'm not sure why BCBS wouldn't show up. It may be similar to the Sixpoint release.... all releases pretty much poured in at the same exact time.
     
  18. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Please Odin of the beer world deliver this elixer of great deliciousness to Houston as well!!!!!
     
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  19. crusian

    crusian Advocate (640) Oregon May 14, 2010

    They have had label approval since like 2006. lol.
     
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  20. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (485) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    As has been stated before. Label approval doesn't mean they are bringing it here this year for mass distribution. The $'s involved to get the beer approved are so minimal to InBev that I would be surprised if they didn't do a blanket approval for everything in their lineup that is scheduled for production or release this year. Completing this process does mean that limited events can and probably will have things like BCBS.

    I am frequently wrong and if so I will buy the shit out of this beer and post pictures of the all the beer I got instead of the other FW BA's...then I will spend the spring and summer as a drunken mess
     
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  21. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (785) Texas Jan 13, 2007

    BCBS and BCBSC both received label approval on 01/10/2013 (bottles). Big John Imperial Stout was also approved on this date.
     
  22. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Jealous... still haven't been able to be at the right place at the right time...

    And to the OP. We haven't even gotten 312 cans yet. I'd say the BCBS train is a long way off...
     
  23. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (785) Texas Jan 13, 2007

    Distribution doesn't start until 03/01. I think there's at least a chance that we get BCBS on release date (especially if its now a year round release). I doubt we'll see any BCBCS anytime soon, though. I'm sure InBev wants this to be a well done release. Ultimately, I'm sure we'll see it come October (according to the GI release schedule)

    My guess would be these are released on day 1: 312, Honker's, IPA, Nut Brown, Summertime, Sofie, Maltida, Pepe Nero, Pere Jacques
     
  24. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    The good thing is that Brown is a competent distributor, so they aren't going to be fuckups and drop the ball like BEK or CBC inevitably would.

    How ridiculous is it that the InBev distributor is the most able in this area?
     
  25. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    I agree, but that isn't as soon as some people want the BCBS. By other posts I feel like they think that going year round means, "it's year round right now and where do I go to buy it?!"
     
  26. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Savant (290) Texas Feb 1, 2011

    Looking forward to getting bottles of Sofie, Matilda, PN and PJ. Miss that gang from when I lived in Ohio. Too bad Fluer is dead. At least Nightstalker is coming back, though.
     
  27. codybear127

    codybear127 Aficionado (185) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    Ill take some! hah
     
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  28. GI = sometime in March - FSW = sometime in April...
     
  29. crusian

    crusian Advocate (640) Oregon May 14, 2010

    Also keep in mind that BCBS is allocated... Pretty sure Colorado got 0 this year because they didnt sell enough regular stuff. (beer buyer told me)
    Same goes for Nevada IIRC. So just keep that in mind.
     
  30. Smithrob9999

    Smithrob9999 Savant (425) Texas Aug 3, 2011

    That sucks, I hear their regular stuff isn't that great.

    Related to FSW, will we see Parabala, Sucaba, etc ?
     
  31. GregSVT

    GregSVT Savant (485) Texas Jul 1, 2009

    Sucaba will be released before they distribute here so it's highly unlikely. Parabola could show up but we'll have to wait and see.
     
  32. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    Good thing I have a few bottles of 12 BCBS Stashed. Idk if Id buy a case, but Id definitely but two 4 packs. BCBS is a great beer..
     
  33. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (300) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    I just Lutter'd all over the place.
     
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  34. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    For the love of all that is holy, no one buy Pepe Nero. I'd call it as one of the worst beers I've ever had. It may sound like it's good, but it's no bueno.
     
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  35. kevinscott

    kevinscott Savant (345) Texas Oct 21, 2008

    I bought a 4 pack when I was in Chicago... been trying to pawn that crap off on guests ever since.
     
  36. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (770) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    I will for sure buy a few cases when it gets here. I bring back around a case when I come back from Chicago and dear god is it not enough. I'm down to 12 bottles now.
     
  37. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Oh the inhumanity! :D
     
  38. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Good luck even getting 2 4packs the first year this hits TX.
     
  39. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (485) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    I was talking with Marc at the FW Saucer. He seems confident that he will get a keg of this this year. Perhaps it'll be for next years beer feast but still.
     
  40. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (475) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    Do they serve liquor at fw flying saucer?