Firestone Walker in ATX

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

  1. utx05

    utx05 Disciple (60) Dec 11, 2012

    Sucaba is currently a shelf beer.

    I was in a rush and couldn't talk to Walker as he was entertaining some shoppers. It was cool, however, to see one of the most respected brewers in the country selling his product, one bottle at a time, to unsuspecting soccer moms in the 'burbs. That's beer advocacy right there.
     
  2. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I thought it was funny that the clerk at Spec's was all like "what's this WINE everyone keeps buying?" to Sucaba. LOL.
     
  3. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (535) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Sigh. Thats some low hanging fruit, right there.
     
  4. michael78747

    michael78747 Aficionado (155) Texas Jan 13, 2011

    Does anyone know how much they have? Trying to make it by after work.
     
  5. acbe

    acbe Savant (300) Texas Jul 23, 2011

    I got there a little early. They were still setting everything up. I had no idea David was going to be there, so I was caught off guard meeting him during the middle of the day at a HEB.
     
  6. kunstdrache

    kunstdrache Savant (255) Texas Sep 22, 2006

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    Ditto! I got there at 2:15 and when the dbc rep asked if I needed any help I pointed at the cart of FW that they pulled out and said "that's what I'm here for!". Really awesome folks.
     
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  7. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Maybe he should have spread out to other parts of the city instead of staying in the same area for three days in a row.

    Not bitter or anything.
     
  8. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (535) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Agreed. Anywhere in N. Austin would have been nice......
     
  9. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Savant (355) Texas Jan 20, 2010

    Went there at 300 and talked with David again, great guy. They were out of it by the time I got there. I'm sure the people in there were wondering what was going on.

    He asked where I normally shop and I mentioned south Lamar and whip in amongst others just so he had some perspective other than the chain stores
     
  10. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Savant (355) Texas Jan 20, 2010

    They probably did that because he's staying somewhere down here I'm assuming
     
  11. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (290) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Picked up some Double Jack at the HEB on Parmer/Mcneil on the way home from work, they also had DBA and Union Jack on the shelf.
     
  12. RandomBattle

    RandomBattle Savant (275) New York Jun 25, 2010

    First name basis huh? Good work.
     
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  13. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Savant (355) Texas Jan 20, 2010

    K
    He did remember me from the day before and asked if I'd been to brewery yet, I smell an invitation in the mail coming!!
     
  14. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (750) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Heading through Austin Sunday... Does Central Market carry some of their beers?
     
  15. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I know Westgate got a "teaser" drop of DBA, Union Jack, and Double Jack this week... not sure how much is left though.
     
  16. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (750) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Did Austin mostly get it on draft?
     
  17. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Draught House has Wookey Jack, Union Jack, DBA and Velvet Merlin as of today.

    I think the Sucaba is tapped out. :)
     
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  18. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    No, I've seen BDA, Union, and Double Jack at multiple places. Only those three though.
     
  19. sucaba was still on tap at whole foods on Saturday
     
  20. wagenvolks

    wagenvolks Advocate (655) Texas Sep 23, 2005

    Yep, Sucaba kicked at the Draughthouse on Saturday. Pinthouse Pizza still has/had it, though.
     
  21. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Advocate (500) Nevada Jan 20, 2010

    I'm driving through Austin on Sunday, any suggestions on where I can get some Sucaba bottles. Thanks.
     
  22. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    that train has left the station...Sucaba bottles in Austin were a "right place, right time" acquisition, gone in minutes. Hopefully in a couple months we get another round...
     
  23. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Sorry, those next rounds are for Houston. :D
     
  24. UtisTheLaw

    UtisTheLaw Savant (405) Texas Jul 26, 2012

    Dallas, fixed it.
     
  25. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Nah
     
  26. UtisTheLaw

    UtisTheLaw Savant (405) Texas Jul 26, 2012

    It's wishful thinking
     
  27. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Houston will get all of the Parabola as a "Sorry we shafted you" gift. :D
     
  28. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    That's what I'm talking about Jack!
     
  29. 13DegN

    13DegN Aficionado (140) Texas Mar 25, 2012

    Not all. Got me a Parabola in Austin, but it was as they say, limited. Was a bit surprised they had it with them since the site says it is not out yet. Expected Sucaba only.
     
  30. bentwookie

    bentwookie Initiate (0) Texas Jan 13, 2008

    The Parabola in Auston was 2012.
     
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  31. where is this auston you speak of, i want some 2012 parabola
     
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  32. 13DegN

    13DegN Aficionado (140) Texas Mar 25, 2012

    Now that would make sense! Thanks. I sure didn't look inside the box. I'll grab a 2013 and compare.
     
  33. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    HEB Hancock got a new shipment of DBA, Double Jack, Union Jack and.... Sucaba bombers today.

    Have at it boys!
     
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  34. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Nice just snagged a Sucaba a little while ago...really liking my decision to grab the Parabola during the rollout instead now.
     
  35. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Savant (250) Texas Jun 25, 2011

    Are you kidding?! I'm in Houston right now! :(

    EDIT: Nick, why :(
     
  36. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Advocate (500) Nevada Jan 20, 2010

    I wish I lived in Austin :mad:
     
  37. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Really curious how a (case?) of Sucaba shows up randomly at HEB Hancock. Was it a transfer from another HEB that wasn't supposed to receive it or did it get lost during the rollout? I don't know...don't get me wrong...glad I scored a bottle but really strange how it just showed up one day.
     
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  38. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (535) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Beats me, but I'm hoping there's some left later..... ;)
     
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  39. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Savant (250) Texas Jun 25, 2011

    Me too... like, tomorrow night later. But... probably not :(.
     
  40. Picked up a Sucaba at HEB Hancock around 12:30am and left 1 on the shelf.
     

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