For the DFW guys v.2.0

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by puddledynamics, Jan 23, 2013.

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  1. lonestarbev

    lonestarbev Aficionado (230) Texas Oct 18, 2006

    Quick update from the last weeks beers and some new ones coming up:

    more Rahr Iron Thistle 6pks (gold medal winner)
    Shiner Farmhouse 966 12 pks
    Angry Orchard Crisp Apple 12pks
    Bridgeport Smooth Ryed Ale 6pks
    Becks Sapphire 6pks
    Leinenkugels Big Eddy Baltic Porter
    Maui / Dogfish Liquid Breadfruit (coming tomorrow)
    Ska Vinifera Stout (coming next week)
    ... Santa Fe Chicken Killer (tomorrow)
    Harpoon 100 bbl Directors cut (tomorrow, pale ale and stout blend)
    Tommy Knocker Cocoa Porter 6pks (tomorrow)
    more Austin Beer Works 6pk cans!
    more Sixpoint 3 beans barrel aged stout.
    Sam Adams Double Agen IPL
    Sam Adams White Lantern
    Big Sky Cowboy Coffee Porter
    No Label Elda Milk Stout (yummy!!)
    Dogfish Noble Rot (coming next week)
    Dogfish Birra Etrusca Bronze (next week)
    Dogfish Immort Ale (next week)

    Cheers Yall!

    Rick
     
  2. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (455) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    Any word on Abyss Rick?
     
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  3. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    That 3beans is awful...

    Awfully nice. ZING! ;)
     
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  4. Sazz9

    Sazz9 Savant (350) Texas Jul 6, 2012

    Noooo I'm going to Nashville tomorrow! Maybe they will have "it" there....
     
  5. lonestarbev

    lonestarbev Aficionado (230) Texas Oct 18, 2006

    Supposedly next week they told me. I know that it hit Dallas today.

    Only getting a case, which is considerably less than last year. : (

    I'll be out hunting for personal consumption myself!
     
  6. cfh64

    cfh64 Advocate (730) Texas Aug 16, 2005

    Looks like someone should have taken me up on my bet ;)
     
  7. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Arghhhh this damn beer chasing gig I've gotten myself into is causing tons of frustration...and apparently also caused me to type like a pirate.
     
  8. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Where is Dallas is this? BM is ok, I'm tempted to drive out tonight to secure a bottle or two.

    Edit: scratch that. $3 half pints of Endeavour and cheap RU-55 (25% off bomber) at Live Oak.
     
  9. Widmer Pitch Black IPA and Nelson Imp IPA 22oz
    Widmer Colmbia Common 6pk
    Avery New World Porter 6pk
    Fullsail Nutbrown 6pk
    Real Ale Dry Hopped Porter 6pk
    Great Divide Espresso Oaked yeti 22oz
    Greta Divide Old Ruffian 22oz
    DFH Etrusca and Noble Rot 750ml (one per customer )
    DFH Immort Ale 4pks
    Santa Fe Kicken Chicken 22oz (one per)



    Abyss 22oz (one per and I expect it to last about 10 to 15 minutes on the shelf)No, I'm not hold it.

    CHEERS!!!!!
     
  10. ChuckBoyd9

    ChuckBoyd9 Initiate (20) Texas Jan 27, 2013

    I will be there soon!
     
  11. crusian

    crusian Advocate (620) Oregon May 14, 2010

    you owe me a b5. :p
     
  12. cfh64

    cfh64 Advocate (730) Texas Aug 16, 2005

    Lol, has it been confirmed in Dallas yet? I did say Tarrant was off limits. Either way, I'll call it a tie and split one with you :)
     
  13. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Ill make the rounds at lunch for the Fort Worth folk but I suspect that some may get it this morning, some in the afternoon, and maybe Monday.

    Anybody have a chance to swing by Whole Foods Arlington today?
     
  14. kcbaby

    kcbaby Savant (270) Massachusetts Jun 30, 2010

    I'll check Whole Foods after work, but I do expect that Kye will send an email today - he usually does on Friday.
     
  15. Krumb

    Krumb Savant (290) Texas Jan 30, 2008

    Spoke with kye tuesday - they're not getting any.
     
  16. It's all gone already....took 16min.
     
  17. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (455) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    Just cause its you... Its arrived in Dallas. Already sold out at Perrys.
     
  18. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Come and gone at Central Market Fort Worth, not at Specs Hulen yet, told Monday at Total, not at kings yet
     
  19. fragilehearted

    fragilehearted Savant (280) Texas Dec 13, 2009

    Yeah, I really don't think I like this beer enough to chase it down.
     
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  20. dalan

    dalan Initiate (0) Texas Jul 18, 2010

    I logged on this site too late today! Looks like no Abyss for me again this year. I was counting on Halls and Whole Foods coming through with multiple cases since I work in North Arlington and both stores are a short drive from the office. I now need to convince myself that Abyss is vastly overrated and I saved money.
     
  21. cfh64

    cfh64 Advocate (730) Texas Aug 16, 2005

    I've been thinking the same thing for about a year now, I just didn't want to start a shit storm. I realize its a highly regarded beer but I'm not wasting my time with it. If I happen to get lucky and find a few for a couple trading partners then great otherwise I could care less, more for everyone else. I'd honestly rather chase down Boxers.
     
  22. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (415) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    Really? That 4(or was it 5?) year Abyss vertical we had at your place somewhat contradicts your statement. I remember it being one of the highlights of the night... shit storm started. :)
     
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  23. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (415) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    Just got off the phone with Kye and he JUST got a case in... on your marks... (screw set!!!)... GO!

    *1 bottle limit, so it should be there a good minute(literally a minute).
     
  24. Krumb

    Krumb Savant (290) Texas Jan 30, 2008


    that is great news! thanks raffy.
     
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  25. Krumb

    Krumb Savant (290) Texas Jan 30, 2008

    and having just spoke with kye, you have to call to have them hold it.
     
  26. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (415) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    I just felt a gush of wind from everyone mad dashing it to their phones. Yup, he's got one w/ my name on it. :)
     
  27. JCDenver

    JCDenver Savant (270) Texas Feb 8, 2010

    And it's gone!
     
  28. cfh64

    cfh64 Advocate (730) Texas Aug 16, 2005

    I knew you guys would enjoy it more than just myself, that's the main reason I opened it. You never heard me raving how good it was. For the record, I did enjoy the '08 the most but regardless, I'm glad to have shared it and hope you guys enjoyed it more than myself.

    There were several other highlights that night that stood out more. Us beating those other two chumps in pool being tops :)
     
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  29. Krumb

    Krumb Savant (290) Texas Jan 30, 2008

    And now they're all gone (or accounted for). Got mine...raffy, if not for you, I wouldn't have gotten a call in. You, sir, are greatness!

    Funny, while there, I heard them say, "Kye, line ...." 3 times.
     
  30. dalan

    dalan Initiate (0) Texas Jul 18, 2010

    I ended up going to Whole Foods to get some lunch and to verify personally that WF was not getting any Abyss. As I walked into the beer area, the BEK guy was stocking the shelves. I asked him if it was true that this Whole Foods store was not getting any Abyss. He looked at me with a grin and said, "nope..and they still have some left in back". Kye came out with a bottle for me. That was at about 12:45 p.m. I was told they had 3 bottles left out of a total of two cases that they received.
     
  31. fragilehearted

    fragilehearted Savant (280) Texas Dec 13, 2009

    Guess I spoke too soon - feel free to shitstorm me, Brad. ;) However, there's still a limit to my beer chasing. Willing to leave work in the middle of the day? No. Willing to call a store & pick up later? Yes.
     
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  32. air

    air Savant (360) Texas Mar 28, 2007

    I totally used to call in sick on DR day, haha. Back then that was probably overkill...
     
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  33. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    That's kinda like sitting on the edge of the hot tub...jump on in...the waters fine ;)
     
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  34. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (415) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    King's(FW)... GO!!!

    Beer guy just texted me that it's in. He said he had one set aside for me but since I've been taken care of at another store... I let it go to some other more needy BA. :) Go get 'em guys!

    .
    Glad I could help out, Krumb.
     
  35. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Heading there right after work. Hopefully they will have a bottle left. Specs on Hulen is out I'm told.
     
  36. twoplustwoisfive

    twoplustwoisfive Zealot (90) Texas Nov 20, 2012

    Total in FW tells me they'll get a case of abyss Tuesday. She also said she was setting bottles aside for people who call ahead.
     
  37. Krumb

    Krumb Savant (290) Texas Jan 30, 2008

    Don't wanna mislead...I did visit Fern this morning. So I'm set with my two. Still, good lookin out, BA.
     
  38. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (455) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    Looks like FW got more than Dallas... Not complaining just an observation.
     
  39. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (430) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Oh I bet (no B5 sorry) Dallas got more. Only 5 confirmed cases (Halls, Kings, Specs on Hulen, Total, CM) so far for take home. I bet the big Specs on Bryant Irving got one so that's 6. Add Flying Saucer, World of Beer, and maybeee GMan (although it would surprise me if they did) thats 8-9. Oh yeah Whole Foods... So 9-10.
     
  40. crusian

    crusian Advocate (620) Oregon May 14, 2010

    Beginning to regret those I drank already, randomly picked up here and there across the country in the last few months. Figured it would be like last year and have plenty of time in tx to pick up like 6. Oops.
     
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