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Firestone Walker Sucaba (Abacus) Release

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

  1. SageO

    SageO Savant (385) California Jul 13, 2010

    Haven't had one in about 6 months - dropping off? I had Abacus a month ago and that had clearly dropped off.
     
  2. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    Waiting on it in jersey, but am still buying 2012, which is drinking fantastic. 4 more in the cellar.
     
  3. I live 45 mins away from the brewery. I can go to any proper store and find all their beers. I'm lucky.
     
  4. ThatCracker

    ThatCracker Savant (370) Virginia Nov 20, 2012

    2 cases showed up in RIC, both left within the hour - lucky to get one!
     
  5. I always suspected that Firestone-Walker's Proprietor Series repelled gravity.
     
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  6. azureoval

    azureoval Savant (425) California Jan 25, 2010

    Hit up Bevmo Fairway. Had 3 cases tonight (Friday). WF , TW, and Nugget were no go's unless it was hidden.
     
  7. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Savant (395) California Nov 7, 2011

    Now you know. And knowing is half the battle. :D
     
  8. LSMroz

    LSMroz Savant (255) Illinois Jan 25, 2013

    Schaumburg Binny's got some. $14.99. 1 bottle limit.
     
  9. Still waiting on new york!
     
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  10. Baab200

    Baab200 Savant (340) New York Jan 9, 2013

    It's available upstate
     
  11. im on long island, i heard its coming soon
     
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  12. Picked up a bottle yesterday for 14.99 in Orange County, CA.
     
  13. JOrtt

    JOrtt Savant (345) California Dec 20, 2012

    I
    I'm with you...just stopped by the brewery and picked up a Parabola and 6 bombers of Sucaba. They still have their 13-16 Aniversary for sale too.
     
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  14. I just stopped by a bevmo in Sacramento area today and they had it, 3 cases.
     
  15. dude. so jealous haha
     
  16. Sam_Frank

    Sam_Frank Initiate (0) California Nov 29, 2012

    they had it at Whole Foods in Manhattan Beach. i had to ask for it.
     
  17. $12.99 at bevmo, whole foods, and total wine in sacramento just ask for it, one per person and they keep them in the back.
     
  18. luwak

    luwak Savant (305) Arizona Mar 2, 2010

    So i finally opened one tonight.

    When i first had the original Abacus i was blown away. Since then ive had about a thousand distinct beers.

    This is basically the best.


    (and I was a tad underwhelmed by Sucaba 2012)
     
  19. What stores did you see the 2012s at?
     
  20. taxman

    taxman Savant (255) Illinois Feb 22, 2012

    Store near my office still some on the shelf at lunch today.
     
  21. yes, my guy told me this wednesday!:D so look out this week
     
  22. nice, I'll be on the lookout. hopefully they won't limit bottles, if they do maybe you can let me know where you got it.
     
  23. hshewsf

    hshewsf Disciple (60) California Jan 25, 2013

    I know a place where I can buy whatever they have left at $15 a pop if anyone can't get their hands on one and wants to trade.
     
  24. Sucaba finally came down to Orange County, CA. One bottle limit at $15/bottle.
     
  25. MadDogMD

    MadDogMD Aficionado (120) Arizona Jan 7, 2013

    Had it on tap last week, then did a side-by-side with '12 and'13 last night. IMO, the 2012 blows this years' away. Still a great brew, though!
     
  26. Where did you have it on tap?
     
  27. where?
     
  28. MadDogMD

    MadDogMD Aficionado (120) Arizona Jan 7, 2013

    Angel's Trumpet Ale House in Phoenix. They did a mini tap takeover- Rufus, Helldorado, Sucaba, among their flagships. It was pretty freakin awesome!
     
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  29. drank a 2011 last night, great but I prefer the 13 fresh
     
  30. Its out in Jersey now, found the 2013 for $13.49 today, pretty happy with that price :)
     
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  31. Where in NJ? I really really want this!
     
  32. cde1218

    cde1218 Savant (260) New Jersey Sep 13, 2012

    Charlie_Hoss picked me up 2... Bottle King in Middletown, NJ. I believe their distro is Hunterdon... plesae correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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  33. Where in Cambridge? It's definitely not on shelves at the Cambridge store I frequent.

    Whether it's 2012 or 2013... Sucaba's been a huge want since I discovered English style barleywine.
     
  34. I would call your local shops, if they dont have it today they may have it tomorrow
     
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  35. Thanks for the info! I will definitely be checking a few places tomorrow!
     
  36. kpacedo

    kpacedo Savant (265) California Nov 24, 2009

    I think the poster was referencing the Anniversary (FW XV, XVI) beers @ $22-25. The Proprietors reserve (Sucaba, Parabola, DDBA) beers tend to go for $15-17.
     
  37. usofar

    usofar Initiate (0) California Dec 23, 2010

    I found it in huge quantities last week at total wine in Rancho (easily 10-12 cases on the shelves). I'm assuming the OC ones will be getting it this week in bulk.
     
  38. cde1218

    cde1218 Savant (260) New Jersey Sep 13, 2012

    If you are in the middletown area I'd also check Spirits, Whole Foods and Wine Academy in Hazlet I believe they are all on the same route.
     
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  39. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Aficionado (190) Virginia Nov 23, 2012

    Picked up a bottle in VA Beach today. Not sure how many cases were brought to the area.
     
  40. Sadly, I haven't seen it since around Christmastime. Some places got a ton of it and apparently couldn't move it, like Cardullos in Harvard. That place gets some great stuff but doesn't seem to move it.
     

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