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Dark Horse IPA variety 12 pack!!

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by Swik, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. Swik

    Swik Savant (290) Indiana Oct 2, 2012

    Dropping 4/20!!! 4 different IPAs, crooked tree and three new single hop projects utilizing Falconers Flight, Cascade and Citra hops. Don't know about y'all, but I'm stoked, think I might live on this stuff this summer.

  2. premierpro

    premierpro Savant (350) Michigan Mar 21, 2009

    I would buy this one!
  3. beerinNV

    beerinNV Savant (275) Nevada Jan 3, 2012

    Now which one of you guys wants to send one to Nevada?
    Beerandraiderfan likes this.
  4. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poobah (1,230) Michigan Sep 23, 2011 Verified

    The Citra Crooked Tree aka Artic Dekoorc Eert is amazing! I loved it at 4 Elf this year. The Cascade and FF variants were pretty tasty too.​

    I'll def be picking one of these up!
    BoneyardBrewer and Swik like this.
  5. craigo19

    craigo19 Savant (305) Michigan Oct 12, 2009 Verified

    We might be able to work out a trade, I should be able to get a couple of the 12 packs. BM me and we will see if we can work something out.
  6. Swik

    Swik Savant (290) Indiana Oct 2, 2012

    Nice, I was wondering if anyone had a chance to try any of these before now. I'm psyched, I think this is probably the best variety pack I've ever seen.
    Zaphog likes this.
  7. Buttermilk

    Buttermilk Savant (335) Illinois Jul 9, 2010

    oh hell yeah! I'm all over this!
  8. Any idea on which states they will distribute it to?
  9. bpfrush

    bpfrush Advocate (615) Wisconsin Jan 24, 2009 Verified

    Excited about this. The Citra version was great at the Great Taste last year!
  10. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Champion (905) Michigan Jun 18, 2012 Verified

    My bottle shop had better get this ... I'd love to try Crooked Tree fresh, and I'm always up for new IPAs.
  11. Icarus

    Icarus Savant (270) Minnesota Oct 6, 2012

    I would try this.
  12. Swik

    Swik Savant (290) Indiana Oct 2, 2012

    On there website it says wherever they distribute now should receive this, so if you've got crooked tree or the raspberry wheat on shelves anywhere now you should be seeing this soon.
    skinsfan, jminch and Onenote81 like this.
  13. This is great news. I'll hope to see this soon!
  14. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Advocate (735) Illinois Apr 8, 2010

    My beer boner has become twisted in anticipation.
  15. shredder83

    shredder83 Advocate (510) Illinois Feb 21, 2013 Verified

    Seems promising, dark horse has underwhelmed me so far though. Maybe getting to try a few new ipa's from them fresh will change my mind.
  16. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (550) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    It says on their website that it will be available to all distributors, so it's up to your local distributor to order it from DH.
  17. It says on there website that they ship. I assume they ship to Michigan only?
  18. founder26

    founder26 Savant (460) Michigan Sep 9, 2009

    Citra crooked tree was amazing at the wmbf, cant wait to get it in bottles!
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  19. jhartley

    jhartley Poobah (1,240) Florida Aug 22, 2010 Verified

    On the look out for this in PA!
  20. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (550) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    Hitting the shelves in VA later this week!
    spitshaded and skinsfan like this.
  21. MikeCactusGordon

    MikeCactusGordon Advocate (665) Ohio Feb 20, 2011 Verified

    Very cool. I've been trying as many Dark Horse beers a I can get in Ohio. Going all-in on them lately.

    The only bad beer I've had is their "One Oatmel Stout" which was pretty pathetic - no big deal though. Other than that, I'm really digging their stuff....man. o_O
  22. Swik

    Swik Savant (290) Indiana Oct 2, 2012

    Gotta get your hands on plead the 5th, amazing stout. They're definetly a growing brewery, and this 12 pack is showing some great innovation.
    skinsfan likes this.
  23. 2BDChicago

    2BDChicago Savant (280) Illinois Nov 21, 2010 Verified

    Having a Double Crooked Tree, and can't wait for 4/20....the DH Variety 12ver, not the other stuff. I am anxious to try the Citra since I just missed a keg at DH a month or so ago.
  24. Jspriest

    Jspriest Savant (455) Pennsylvania Feb 9, 2011 Verified

    No Super Juice?!
  25. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    So there will be in all of their distro markets? Stoked!
  26. Swik

    Swik Savant (290) Indiana Oct 2, 2012

    Finally picked one up and the pricing is pretty steep IMO $28, but that being said the brews so far are amazing!!!
  27. taxman

    taxman Savant (285) Illinois Feb 22, 2012

    picked some up when I was in MI last week. Trying it this weekend. It should be interesting to compare them side-by-side.
  28. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (550) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    In my opinion fair would be about 22-24 seems like micro brew 12s dont get the same break in margin as macro 12s or even sam and SN 12s.
  29. MaltMilkshake

    MaltMilkshake Savant (265) California Feb 9, 2011 Verified

    Too bad the Citra version isn't available in its own 6 pack.
  30. Swik

    Swik Savant (290) Indiana Oct 2, 2012

    Agreed, I guess I rationalized it by thinking I normally pay 10-15 a sixer so I get it but man it seems high! Also wish all these existed on their own as started above.
  31. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (550) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    Yeah I was disapointed with the price, I work for a DH distributor and I know how much the retailers pay for it. It is more than a case of Crooked Tree for them, BUT I think fair markup on a 12 is not as much a 6er.
  32. skinsfan

    skinsfan Champion (905) Maryland May 24, 2005 Verified

    Grabbed one yesterday in VA for $25. Have not cracked them open yet, but will soon enough. Do we know if this is just a one time release or they are going to start releasing these, either once a year or from time to time?
  33. bluetieman

    bluetieman Aficionado (165) Pennsylvania Sep 26, 2009 Verified

    Anyone see this is SEPA?
  34. tstigz

    tstigz Savant (325) Illinois Dec 6, 2010

    This...is awesome.
  35. dalepryor

    dalepryor Savant (425) Kentucky Aug 30, 2007

    Saw this today at my local store for $22. Looks awesome, going to grab one tomorrow when I get off work.
  36. mcrago

    mcrago Savant (405) Indiana Oct 6, 2012

    Picked this up yesterday in Indiana for $28. I think it's very good, but doesn't overwhelm me. The Crooked Tree citra was good, but isn't even close to Kern River's Citra.
  37. I think the citra competes with zombie dust.
  38. Oh hell yeah. We live in an amazing time for beer. I hope this bubble never pops.
  39. JDizzle

    JDizzle Savant (455) Indiana Aug 24, 2010

    Seems steep...and that sucks. I though this would be around $18, not $28 in my hood.
  40. beercanman

    beercanman Savant (485) Ohio Dec 17, 2012

    Sign me up!