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Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by atxdelivery, Sep 26, 2012.

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  1. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    La Muerta + whatever they happen to have in the cooler at the time.

    In the past, they haven't added any other bottles to the La Muerta release, but they may change that since this is the first year that they have a real bottling line.
  2. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (335) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    Around 800 bottles last year. You were allowed 4 and then they restarted the line with a limit of 6.
  3. Grendle

    Grendle Aficionado (220) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    It takes skills to be a heel. Any jabroni can be a babyface. Now bring out the foreign object!
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  4. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    And on another note, i may have some homebrew to also bring, along with my daughter who is excited to learn more about craft beer from Y'all.

    and remember kids, guns dont kill people, dads do.
  5. Homeslices and homeslicettes:

    Thanks for the thread. It means a lot to this old dude. To answer a few questions, Peche'cus is no longer on tap. You can always see what's on tap at the moment (and what has been brewed and is currently fermenting, and what is in bottles) by heading to our website and clicking the "Available Now" drop down.

    On La Muerta: last year we did 750 bottles. This year we will do more, but not exactly sure yet. As Scotty mentioned above, we just brewed it today so we'll get a better feel in a few weeks. We can only get about 6 barrels per batch, because our mash tun maxes out at 1000 lbs of grain. We've been doing a double batch the last few years to get more volume and will be doing the same again this year. The problem is that as we increase the bottle count, that naturally means there is left for draught. So, we need to find the right number of bottles that will allow us to have it on tap at least through November and still have a couple of kegs to save for future events.

    Cheers,

    Scott M.
  6. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Under a month now. Beer fermenting. Bottle share revving up. My O face is showing.
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  7. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Advocate (500) Texas Jan 20, 2010

    Also, the Freetail app is now available.
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  8. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Advocate (500) Texas Jan 20, 2010

    So you're bring a bottle of (512) Double Pecan, homebrew, AND your daughter? Also some sort of firearm I assume.

    Is it too soon to start calling you Dad?
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  9. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007


    Nah, dont NEED a firearm. *stares at stark blankly*

    ;P)
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  10. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aficionado (235) Texas Aug 28, 2010

    Ill be part of your make shift beer family, I could use an uncle and a little brother. On a side note will one of you techies start a Google docs for the beer share?
  11. BgThang

    BgThang Savant (435) Texas Dec 23, 2007

    Bring on the barrel aged la muerta! :)
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  12. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Advocate (550) Texas Nov 20, 2011

    I just edited the 9/15 release sheet to be used for the La Muerta release. I started with two bottles I'm pretty sure I'll bring - will add a few more as the time nears.....

    Freetail Nov. 3 - La Muerta Release Bottle Share List
  13. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    Added in my 2 cents.
  14. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    I can't help feeling that we sometimes alienate miikezombie with our fancy-pants bottle shares. I think we should make him feel at home with a round of Edward 40-hands. I have contributed to the list accordingly.
  15. jamescain

    jamescain Advocate (650) Texas Jul 14, 2009

    Only if you trash bag blend whatever you're bringing will he truly feel at home
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  16. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aficionado (235) Texas Aug 28, 2010

    In prison they call this "spread".
  17. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (335) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    Unless a miracle happens, I won't be there. Either way, duly noted. I will remember that next time I send out a bm saying FT: Reserve Society exclusives ISO Tx locals.
  18. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (475) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Not a fair trade unless you are offering Hoarders Society exclusives.
  19. jl28r1

    jl28r1 Savant (490) Texas Jan 10, 2011

    He does!
  20. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (335) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    I'm generous not stupid.
  21. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    Just for some info, im hoping the daughter is brining a friend as they both have no money and i can have 2 mules for sister sarah. ;) And, for the record, one mule would be for a friend who cant make it, and the second for any austinites that cant make it and would settle for 1 bottle or so.

    and of course as always, its only if i actually get paid around that time as well. LOL
  22. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aficionado (235) Texas Aug 28, 2010

    Who is planning on going down the night before or staying the day of? May try to set up a little tasting the night before or stay the night of getting in some trouble.
  23. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Think I'm going to stay the night before in Austin but that may change. If so, I'll let you know.
  24. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Advocate (550) Texas Nov 20, 2011

    Less than 3 weeks to go. Been enjoying Fresh Hop Da Truck 2 at a time in the meantime :) ....


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    Batch 300 goes on tap today at noon: Hopothesis F. The theory of hopalicious luxury in liquid measure. Where will you be?
  26. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (475) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Hope they bottle some and release it on La Muerta Day!
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  27. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (475) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Also, I'm surprised that the anticipation for La Muerta Day is so low key unlike the Sour release. Do I need to pull some big guns out and put them down on the bottle share list???
  28. DonD

    DonD Aficionado (240) Texas Jun 23, 2008

    I'm hoping to make it up for La Muerta again. Been traveling a lot lately and have to fly to Dallas the next day, but I should still be able to do it.

    Will be able to add another bottle or 2 to the list after I have my big tasting this weekend. Gotta see what's left after that. For now, I threw down some Heady and a HF Anna.
  29. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Sweet mother of Zeus, this Hopothesis is good. Easily the best one yet.
  30. jamescain

    jamescain Advocate (650) Texas Jul 14, 2009

    That's good because the last two were kind of meh
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  31. SirWalkAbout

    SirWalkAbout Savant (290) Texas Dec 6, 2011

    Hoping my boss lets me take Sat off! ::crossing fingers::
  32. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (335) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    Buzz died down when I revealed I wasn't going to make it. It's just a theory, but it's a good one.
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  33. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Advocate (505) Texas Apr 13, 2010

    ZZZZZZZzzzzzzZZZZZZZzzzzzz...
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  34. jl28r1

    jl28r1 Savant (490) Texas Jan 10, 2011

    It will be a shame not seeing your wonderful girlfriend......you, meh.
  35. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Was hoping to have a CCB Leon to share but dang of JK is taking their sweet time on Buddha (my CCB guy wants to pull a nice big trade for existing JK + Buddha and/or Funk)

    Honestly I'm waiting to see what the weather is going to be like...if its mild I'll aim for more saisons and sour type things (maybe Art?). Also I'd love to bring a growler of something fun from a N Texas brewer.
  36. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Advocate (550) Texas Nov 20, 2011

    ^if we are going Farmhouse, I can add a HF Clara to my list.

    I don't care what the weather is, I'm always down for BA stouts/BWs.
  37. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Advocate (505) Texas Apr 13, 2010

    Saucer Houston tapped a cask at 6, but yeah, need some bottles.
  38. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    I also have a couple Weyerbacher Whiskey Barrel and a B1 and 2 Signature Ale (I forget was that one released in Texas from De'Proef?)

    Anyway I'll rummage around and piece together stuff to add this week
  39. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (335) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    We are a package deal. You dont get s'mores cups without dealing with me. The plant maintenance work is scheduled for completion on the 2nd. Conceivably I can make it, but I hate every last one of you.
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  40. mindswoop

    mindswoop Aficionado (195) Texas Dec 22, 2011

    I've never been to Freetail, but did get to try Fortuna Roja, Raspberry Ananke, and Porto Gallito at GABF. They are all fantastic and generated some buzz there! Wish they could distribute.
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