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Firestone Walker Sucaba (Abacus) Release

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by jvillefan, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. Luckily I'm in Tracy, and work in Livermore. But I still had to work for Abyss. Didn't have to work at all for BA Bigfoot so I hope it's like the latter.
  2. You people that have access to Parabola for $15 a bottle better be cleaning those shelves. I paid $23 here in Philly for basically the only bottle I could find, and 2012 Sucaba has been MIA for quite a while, but I imagine if Parabola is 23, Sucaba will be a heart attack.
  3. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Savant (420) Massachusetts Nov 18, 2011 Beer Trader

    Im in Boston (Brighton to be exact) and always looking for new stores to check out. Havent been able to find pandora, abacus, or xvi yet
  4. I had to call and call to get Abyss. Then had to take Muni to other side of city to WF and grabbed 2 (limit) of the last 3 abyss they had. It was in stock all of 6 hours. East Bay never got abyss far as I could tell.
  5. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Arizona Dec 8, 2010

    Jeremy, No sightings! IT will be here around then. I am very excited about it and will hopefully get 3-4
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  6. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Poobah (1,005) California Nov 2, 2012 Beer Trader

    Well then, it's a good thing I know where I'll be able to get it on the down-low! :cool:
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  7. Perry's got some but sold out QUICK and Safeway in Livermore had a case and sold out fast. I got lucky and got Abyss in Tracy. Got 3 bottles and I went in the next day and it was all gone
  8. MadDogMD

    MadDogMD Aficionado (140) Arizona Jan 7, 2013 Subscriber

    How much BA Bigfoot do they have?
  9. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (375) California Feb 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Sucaba just hit Santa Barbara a couple of days ago. Its drinking fantastic right out of the gates. Better than last years fresh IMO. Get some!

  10. Waldomega

    Waldomega Aficionado (125) Nevada Jan 15, 2013

    Its all over vegas. Whole foods had so much they have a 4 bottle limit. Khourys had a 2 bottle limit and will tap a keg of it next Wednesday. Aces and ales has it on tap, and total wine had a 4 bottle limit
  11. Stewmeister91

    Stewmeister91 Savant (280) New Jersey Apr 7, 2008 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Yeah, it's on the shelf in nj. Saw it last week.
  12. JitsuBrew

    JitsuBrew Aficionado (215) California Jan 30, 2013 Beer Trader

    Just had it tonight, may be my new favorite!
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  13. So, it's pretty much everywhere but San Diego. Natch.
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  14. ezperkins2

    ezperkins2 Savant (435) California Jan 3, 2011 Beer Trader

    Nothing in orange county yet either.
  15. RobDB

    RobDB Advocate (745) New Jersey Aug 31, 2009

    Where in NJ did you see it?
  16. Jeremy6566

    Jeremy6566 Savant (270) Arizona Jan 10, 2013

    They only had a case of each
  17. digdug1810

    digdug1810 Savant (305) New Jersey Mar 1, 2011 Beer Trader

    Yeah that seems like it was prob last years.. Idk but I've not seen the new release
  18. SadMachine

    SadMachine Champion (785) New Jersey Mar 14, 2011 Beer Trader

    Where in NJ? I have trouble finding any FW here in NJ!
  19. rigo

    rigo Aficionado (180) New York Jul 30, 2006

    any in ny
  20. Last year i received mine from high grade about 2 months after the california release, i wanna say early april, but then high grade always seems behind.
  21. BigB415

    BigB415 Savant (325) California Aug 24, 2010 Beer Trader

    I should pick up a bottle of this this year or break out the one from 2012 I have sitting in my cellar. Last year I was lucky enough to get both bottles I bought signed by David Walker himself. Amazing guy!

    NYCBUCKEYE Savant (305) New York Jan 21, 2013 Beer Trader

    Have not seen any in NYC yet. Hopefully soon.
  23. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Poobah (1,005) California Nov 2, 2012 Beer Trader

    Anyone seen this in the Bay Area yet?
  24. Crookdrain

    Crookdrain Advocate (515) New York Jan 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    Heard it should hit NYC later this week (according to 2 beer shops I spoke to).
  25. I haven't, I put my name down at local WF, BevMo and bottle shop. None have received it yet, nor do they know specifically when they'll get it. I've heard end of this week to sometime next week.
  26. mark14580

    mark14580 Savant (315) New York Jan 15, 2011

    I'm going to visit a buddy in Cambridge this weekend. Any recommendations on where to stop for bottles? Thanks
  27. Anyone have word on when this is landing in Los Angeles?
  28. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Poobah (1,005) California Nov 2, 2012 Beer Trader

    I know that's it's touched down in the Bay Area... perhaps Whole Foods in SF and a place or two in Marin County.
    Taps in Petaluma is having a take-over of FW stuff tonight along with the Sucaba release up there!
  29. ddskos

    ddskos Savant (310) Illinois Apr 28, 2008 Beer Trader

    Binnys on Grand Ave in Chicago had some this afternoon limit 1
  30. Momar42

    Momar42 Savant (360) Maryland Sep 19, 2010

    Or all of them.
  31. BevMo in Livermore has 2 cases. $14.99 limit 1
  32. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Savant (440) California Nov 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    Mule ? :D
  33. If I can tomorrow I will! I grabbed my 1 bottle already. Sorry. But if I somehow can get another one I will. BTW Petes in Tracy is getting a shipment. Next week. I should be able to mule then.
  34. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Savant (440) California Nov 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    I was making a funny , but that sounds cool Johnny. Are going to crack it open soon or saving it ?
  35. Saving for a minute. I will let you know when I open it though.
  36. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Advocate (565) Illinois Apr 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    WOAH! I need to check with Binnys in the NW Burbs. I thought they were saying end of the month...
  37. taxman

    taxman Savant (285) Illinois Feb 22, 2012

    Binny's in Skokie also received it today.
  38. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Advocate (650) Illinois Feb 27, 2009 Beer Trader

    Limit 1 seriously? It's sucaba, not cherry rye! I would think they got 10 cases.
  39. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    This Binny guy is always blowin up the threads.. gonna have to yellow page his ass
  40. mjohnson17

    mjohnson17 Advocate (640) Illinois Apr 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Welcome to the Chicago beer scene. Such is life.

    All kidding aside I was told they went through 2 cases in 2 hours with a 1 bottle limit. And this was literally 2 hours off the truck...and without a post on BA about it, just regular traffic. So the 1 bottle limit didn't surprise me. I don't expect it to last 24 hrs.