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Epic Brewing Co. coming to WA!

Discussion in 'US - Northwest' started by waltersrj, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2010

  2. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Big bad baptist in Seattle! Damn yes!
    duketheredeemer and suncrust like this.
  3. I was stoked to see this, they are a kick ass brewery doing a bunch of awesome beers. I would always stock up on their beers whenever I would go to portland
  4. How many Epic breweries are out there geez? I know of 3 for sure, Epic Brewing Company, Epic Brewing Co. and Epic Ales.
    ramnuts likes this.
  5. Washington, Utah and New Zealand oh my.
  6. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2010

    I love me some BBB.
    bifrost17 likes this.
  7. guajolote

    guajolote Savant (415) Oregon Sep 12, 2008

    That's the first thing that crossed my mind.
  8. Lazerlobe

    Lazerlobe Savant (305) Washington Mar 1, 2010

    Not if everyone is cool about it. Cody doesn't really seem to mind.
  9. What problems would there be? The beers from them have always been high quality IMO
  10. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2010

    He is implying that it would be possible for the branding of each company to be confused by consumers. When I first got into craft beer I know I was personally confused. Even now, I am sometimes confused between the (now 3) available breweries with Epic in the name that are available here in WA.
  11. NWer

    NWer Advocate (660) Washington Mar 10, 2009

    Exactly. After all, if Georgetown could be challenged for use of the number 9, well, . . . .
    Kopfschuss likes this.
  12. beertunes

    beertunes Poobah (1,035) Washington Sep 24, 2007

    The 2 Alpines seem to get along as well.
  13. whiskey

    whiskey Savant (350) California Feb 25, 2012

    I tried that for the first time last week. I've never had a beer where the aroma smelled like I stuck my face in a bag of coffee grounds. It was insane.
    gueuzehead likes this.
  14. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    I haven't been fortunate enough to try it yet, but hopefully soon!
  15. OakedCanuck

    OakedCanuck Initiate (0) Washington Jun 23, 2009

    If you enjoy licking ashtrays, grab a BBB.
    ArchEnemyBrew likes this.
  16. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Wow really? I've heard nothing but good things about it, you thought it was that bad?
  17. OakedCanuck

    OakedCanuck Initiate (0) Washington Jun 23, 2009

    Unfortunately I did. I heard the same good things about it, got one, drank half, poured the rest. It was worse than Sexual Chocolate. Just my opinion of course. ;)
  18. kevwcamp

    kevwcamp Savant (310) Washington May 13, 2010

    I had BBB over a year ago and thought it was so-so. I almost didn't buy it again when in PDX 2 months ago, but I am glad I did. It must have been a more recent batch and it tasted much better...very similar to KBS.
  19. punkhim

    punkhim Aficionado (190) Washington Dec 22, 2011

    Lots of variation between batches. I was at the brewery on Thanksgiving and I agree with the ashtray comment.
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  20. dirtylou

    dirtylou Champion (760) Washington May 12, 2005

    Haven't tried much, but this stuff ROTS on the shelves in places with far worse distribution than here. Epic clearly subscribes to the philosophy of bottling and distributing as much as beer as humanly possible without real consideration to quality. Pass on this.
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  21. Yeah i had a bottle a few weeks ago. My stomach hated it!
  22. I've had their Sour Apple Saison and an IPA. The saison was nice, but the IPA wasn't anything special.
  23. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Savant (485) Washington Nov 12, 2011

    Got what seems like their entire line up in today. Brainless on Cherries and Peaches, Sour Apple Saison, Big Bad Baptist, Oaked and Smoked, and a lot of their regular stuff as well.
  24. woemad

    woemad Champion (795) Washington Jun 8, 2003

    I had their imperial stout and was not impressed.
  25. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Big Bad Baptist?
  26. honkduh

    honkduh Savant (315) Oregon Jun 2, 2011

    Probably this one

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  27. podunkparte

    podunkparte Initiate (0) Washington Nov 14, 2009

    It's funny. I stopped into Special Brews tonight and asked Annie what she thought of Epic and she mentioned you weren't a fan of BBB. I picked one up anyway to see for myself. Grabbed a Brainless on Peaches too. I'll be sure to report after this damned head cold goes away!
  28. OakedCanuck

    OakedCanuck Initiate (0) Washington Jun 23, 2009

    I told her that about BBB and that I thought BoP was terrible, funny you picked them both up.
  29. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Ahhhh I see. I had a Big Bad Baptist over the weekend and I really enjoyed it.
  30. podunkparte

    podunkparte Initiate (0) Washington Nov 14, 2009

    Ok, drinking BBB right now and I gotta disagree with you Colin. The only thing I'm disappointed with is that they advertise it as Barrel aged, which I taste absolutely nothing from. Otherwise though I'm really liking it and it's because it tastes almost exactly like Terrapin's Wake and Bake. It's got that deep chocolate flavor with a big hit of espresso coffee. Delicious
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  31. podunkparte

    podunkparte Initiate (0) Washington Nov 14, 2009

    Sipping on Brainless on Peaches now and I'll agree with you here Colin. Very "meh."
  32. podunkparte

    podunkparte Initiate (0) Washington Nov 14, 2009

    Should you want to live your life as a frat boy however, might I suggest Epic Brewing's Brainless on Peaches! I'd like to think I can handle some high gravity beer, but this beer will get you drunk! It's over 2 hours since I started this bottle and with about 10 ounces left I'm in a great place! Is this beer brewed with meth? o_O
  33. OakedCanuck

    OakedCanuck Initiate (0) Washington Jun 23, 2009

    At least half of your palette works.
    podunkparte likes this.
  34. Has anyone seen it in Spokane yet?
  35. woemad

    woemad Champion (795) Washington Jun 8, 2003

    That is correct, sir.
  36. whiskey

    whiskey Savant (350) California Feb 25, 2012

    I was just checking this thread for that reason. I could've sworn I've seen you post that you're able to check what distributors have on hand or something...heard anything?
  37. I had a batch #8 BBB and it was very booze heavy with some coffee and chocolate. Looks like they change up the recipe almost every batch. Solid, but nothing special.
  38. I checked and no one has it yet. But if it's in Seattle, it's only a matter of time before Odom or Click will get some.
    whiskey likes this.
  39. Mages64

    Mages64 Savant (380) Washington Sep 7, 2009

    If Cody were to make a Brett peach beer, itd be called "peaches on brains" and contain actual brains. Not sure how anyone will confuse the two. Cody is making a beet sour so yeah... No confusing the two:)
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