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Firestone Walker in ATX

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by Walt, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Walt

    Walt Initiate (0) Texas Aug 6, 2006

    Brown is the distributor, should be here in the next couple of weeks.
     
  2. mindswoop

    mindswoop Aficionado (220) Texas Dec 22, 2011

    Such a great brewery to have in the state! But stay away from the Parabola and the Sucaba...it sucks.
     
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  3. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (405) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    gonna be kinda hard to "be here in the next couple of weeks" without label approval.
     
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  4. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (370) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    I knew Firestone Walker was supposed to make it to Texas this year, but didn't think it would be this early. Does anyone have any knowledge to support the original post?

    I've been wanting to get my hands on XVI ever since I read the description a month or two ago.
     
  5. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Walt works for Flix Brewhouse/Homefield Grill in Round Rock, so I'm sure he's going off what his Brown Rep said.

    I just want Sucaba.

    Please note that the label approval site is slow to update and it can actually show up on shelves before it gets updated to the site.
     
  6. While it might be true that Brown will eventually their distribitor, I know that nothing is set yet but could be in the next couple weeks. And I certainly would not expect it in the next couple weeks, I am waiting on so many labels to get approved, they just take time. Cheers, it is going to be awesome when they do arrive.
     
  7. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Yea 2 weeks is kind of unrealistic with 0 labels approved as of today...
     
  8. Lagunitas Sucks...:p
    Good luck finding either Parabola or Sucaba whenever they hit Tejas
     
  9. JJFoodie

    JJFoodie Aficionado (210) Texas May 11, 2009

    Have they chosen a DFW distributor yet?
     
  10. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    To hell with DFW :D What about Houston?
     
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  11. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    You cats are too hardcore for this brewery. ;)
     
  12. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    You think BA Hellfighter was a mad dash. You ain't seen shit yet when Parabola and Sucuba hit the shelves. Body parts everywhere! :D
     
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  13. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (475) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Sippin on that Wookey ERRRRR DAY!
     
  14. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    That you Han Solo?
     
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  15. Walt

    Walt Initiate (0) Texas Aug 6, 2006

    Feb 18th is the planned rollout date.


    My knowledge is based on the fact that it is factual.
     
  16. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Factual facts are the best kind of facts.
     
  17. jamescain

    jamescain Advocate (650) Texas Jul 14, 2009

    I'll believe in facts when I see factual label approvals.
     
  18. Yes its right - It is being released on draught on feb 18th.
     
  19. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Wookey Jack! Wookey Jack! Wookey Jack!
     
  20. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (455) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    TABC has been delaying approvals lately. Several Approvals have been put out day of and even day after beers are "at market". That being said I can't believe FW is already ready to get beer here.
     
  21. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    They've just opened their new "Barrelworks" facility... so I believe they're ready to go with expansion.

    Anyone hear anything about Abacus? FW's site does not have TX as far as the 2013 release goes. I've heard yes and no from a few people on the subject.
     
  22. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    Doubt it. These new beer hoarders have likely never heard of Firestone Walker. Its not local and its not hipster enough with the fancy box and labels.
     
  23. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Good point and let's hope so.
     
  24. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Now nobody tip them off!!!
     
  25. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Copy that. Operation Keep your yap shut in progress. Over
     
  26. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Niner!
     
  27. Not to my knowledge.
     
  28. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    I have someone on another forum Do'h works for BEK asking about that.
     
  29. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (265) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Ballast Point is amazing but I honestly cannot fucking wait for Firestone Walker... I tried Wookey Jack at a tasting with Rubio and The Beerists in Austin and it was amazing.

    C'MON!
     
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  30. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

     
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  31. turfy

    turfy Savant (350) Texas Mar 17, 2010

    Wookey whatever, Abacus, Parabola......just give me fresh Union Jack on the shelf all the time and I will be in heaven.
     
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  32. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

  33. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

     
  34. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (265) Texas Feb 21, 2011

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  35. BK1017

    BK1017 Aficionado (195) Texas Nov 9, 2009

    If anyone has access to Trader Joe's, their Mission St pale ale is said to be brewed by Firestone Walker and is very close to the Pale 31 recipe.

    BK
     
  36. Texas_Speed

    Texas_Speed Savant (325) Texas Aug 22, 2012

  37. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (265) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Well Houston is where all the crazy hoarders live so i can't say i feel sorry for you lol.
     
  38. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Because they aren't coming here for a while. Austin and Dallas only.

    and :mad: indeed!
     
  39. Texas_Speed

    Texas_Speed Savant (325) Texas Aug 22, 2012

    That is all the more reason to feel sorry for us. It's a mad dash to get anything limited here.

    Yeah, I knew it was only going to be available in Austin and Dallas but I thought I would throw that out there anyways.
     
  40. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Noticed in FSW's Facebook they mentioned Houston "by the end of the year"
     

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