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Dissident and Abyss Update

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by gtermi, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. birchholz

    birchholz Savant (300) Illinois Jul 21, 2010

  2. ellswrth

    ellswrth Savant (390) Oregon Oct 7, 2003 Beer Trader

  3. birchholz

    birchholz Savant (300) Illinois Jul 21, 2010

  4. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    We still have some (don't know how much) at Total Wine here in Tucson. $11.99. I bought one (more) last night.
  5. brewbetter

    brewbetter Savant (420) Nauru Jun 2, 2012

    Damn, can't believe I missed LetsPour again! I would buy a case at $11.99... I wish total wine shipped :(
  6. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    Limit one otherwise I would've gotten more. I ordered my first 2 online then when I went to pick up they told me it was limit 1 and I could only take one, so I got pissed off since they'd already charged my card so she gave me both :)
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  7. SHODriver

    SHODriver Advocate (625) Louisiana Aug 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    there's always trading;)
  8. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    ISO: Abyss
  9. Goosey

    Goosey Aficionado (240) Missouri Jan 18, 2012

    Anybody else get fuck on Dissident this year? I am a very regular customer at my local beer shop, we usually get pretty good allocation, and I usually get first dibs on whatever, but this year I was only allowed one Dissident due to the huge demand. Now I am forced to drink it fresh, because I have never had it before, and refuse to age beers that I haven't tried fresh. I love these beer websites and hate them. Before sites like this little gem existed, BCBS used to set on the shelves for months; ahhh the good old days.
  10. Will Abyss be the same limited stock as Dissident or does it flow like XXIV?
  11. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Atleast you got some. I have yet to see it here in TX
  12. Philousa

    Philousa Savant (340) California Oct 17, 2007

    I believe it should be on par with Black Butte in terms of availability, but it's more popular than either so we may not see it on the shelves as long. I recall seeing it on the shelves at Whole Foods in February of 11 in Cupertino, for what it's worth.
  13. It flies off the shelves pretty quickly. It did hang around a little while in some San Diego stores in 2010/11 from what I recall, but it was gone in 60 seconds last year.
  14. Thanks Philusa and besaunders! I just wasn't sure if I was going to be on the hunt for it like I'm having to do for Dissident. Cheers!
  15. Preluderl

    Preluderl Advocate (685) Pennsylvania Sep 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    Going to the only place in the area with rare bottles tonight. If no Dissident there (and there won't be) then I won't be getting any it seems.
  16. I got one via the Jug Shop Deschutes tasting that's happening tonight. Looks like they're sold out now though.
  17. Are they going to be sending everything south as well to the Peoria-area?
  18. Prospero

    Prospero Champion (805) Colorado Jul 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    Dude in the last 30-days, Colorado had 3F Oude Gueze, 3F Golden Blend, The Dissident, Utopias, Oude Tart, Renegade Elevated Wood, Avery Rumpkin & Odio Equum, GABF and all the events surrounding it. October is not only when I go broke, it's where I go into debt.... (not really, but seriously messes with my budget)

    November brings The Abyss & FW16, as well as Bligh's BW, BA Hibernation, and Bruery 5 Golden Rings, this never ends! lol.
    sir-knifes-alot likes this.
  19. Some of those plus the Crooked Stave Cellar Reserve are what's ravaging my next credit card bill.
  20. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (600) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    Yes, they are starting to distribute to the entire state of Illinois.
    beerepiphany likes this.
  21. Wingfan13

    Wingfan13 Aficionado (215) Texas Aug 10, 2009 Beer Trader

    Just added 2 to my cart shipping to Texas and it says shipping is $38 ??? Wtf, I can overnight a package across country for $38
  22. Preluderl

    Preluderl Advocate (685) Pennsylvania Sep 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    I hit up my local bottle shop tonight and came up empty in the Dissident, unfortunately. May have to bite the bullet and pay some exorbitant shipping if I really want it.
  23. The website LetsPour had a couple of limited shipments of Dissident this past week. I believe it was $18.50/bottle. They do limited, short-notice offers so its worth watching.
  24. Preluderl

    Preluderl Advocate (685) Pennsylvania Sep 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    I know, I'm bummed I missed it but I'll be keeping an eye out.
  25. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    I can't get most of these but The Dissident, Oude Tart, The Abyss, FW XVI and 5 Golden Rings will do a big enough number on my bank account that I'll have to keep it secret from my girlfriend (who is usually very supportive of my beer buying)
  26. and now Melange 3
  27. pattermj

    pattermj Savant (265) Virginia May 31, 2008

    Well I failed at grabbing a few bottles for 11.99 from Totalwine when I saw it available online but figured I could wait a few days and grab in person (stupid I know). Davis Beer Shoppe in CA had a few but fairly expensive. Whole foods in Roseville had 4 or 5 bottles still at 15.99 and I bit the bullet on it sadly. Only got 1 Dissident as I am a bigger fan of Abyss and rather save my money for that. Luckily Abyss does get distributed further out (and I would say better availability than BBXXIV just more demand) so I bet I can get my half case out of the Galveston area without having to deal with CA purchases.
  28. SHODriver

    SHODriver Advocate (625) Louisiana Aug 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    a lot of stores were limited to a case so be happy with what you got. I appreciate a store that has bottle limits because more people get a chance to purchase but at the same time I love places that don't have limits so I can walk out with as much as I want.
  29. jpfromb

    jpfromb Aficionado (185) Oregon Apr 9, 2010 Beer Trader

    Not very much right here in Bend, Oregon. I was told by more than one local retailer that there was a bottling issue, short fills. Not sure if this has already been discussed or if it is true. Seems plausible. Past releases have sat on the local shelves for months after release.
  30. TicoCali

    TicoCali Savant (460) California Jul 25, 2010

    Picked up my Dissident here in LA for 13.99 can't wait for the Abyss to show up around me.
  31. Philousa

    Philousa Savant (340) California Oct 17, 2007

    I can confirm that there was very little supply. K&L in Redwood City said that the whole Bay Area was limited to 40 cases. I would assume you can extrapolate that to other regions as well.
  32. jarrgal

    jarrgal Advocate (565) North Dakota Mar 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Picked up six bottles of The Dissident. There were two cases allocated to the store, which they received on Wednesday. They never have a bottle limit, but beers such as The Dissident typically sit on the shelf for awhile because of the higher price point ($15.99/bottle).
  33. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (660) California Jan 2, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader


    It will be like Dissident. Was really funny watching people get excited when XXIV was on the shelves and thinking you can trade it for non shelf beers.
  34. azureoval

    azureoval Savant (470) California Jan 25, 2010

    Abyss will be nothing like Dissident. The stores around me get floor stacks of Abyss. Granted every year it seems to sell faster, it is made in much greater volume than Dissident. Two years ago I was buying it well into summer time. Last year it moved quite a bit quicker but still lasted about a month if you looked around.
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  35. Agreed, I bought some 2011 Abyss in August of this year.
  36. Lordkrystic

    Lordkrystic Savant (275) Washington Jul 18, 2012

    Don't forget Mother of all Storms!
  37. Philousa

    Philousa Savant (340) California Oct 17, 2007

    I resorted to ordering two online. Hated the shipping fee, but I don't think I'll get it any other way atm. I just have to have it!
  38. sholle

    sholle Aficionado (185) Montana Jan 2, 2011

    aww, aren't you just the best roommate ever
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  39. jbck109

    jbck109 Savant (410) Michigan May 30, 2010 Beer Trader

    Not MI, Indy, or Chicago, Maybe WI
  40. nc41

    nc41 Champion (855) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Beer Trader

    I doubt it.