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Freetail Sept 15th Bottle Release

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by miikezombie, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (355) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    Figured this needed its own thread. Freetail is releasing 5 different bottles on Sept 15th. Who's coming?
     
  2. wolffman17

    wolffman17 Savant (405) Texas Jul 14, 2005

    Shhhhhh.
     
  3. kunstdrache

    kunstdrache Savant (255) Texas Sep 22, 2006

    Nobody, the brewery burned down, didntja hear??
     
  4. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    I'll be there. Looking to carpool with some other Houston beer nerds.
     
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  5. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    I hate to break it to you, miikezombie, but Scott has informed me that you're not allowed within 100 ft. of the pub. Better find a mule, asshole. ;)
     
  6. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (355) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    Good thing I'm a master of disguise. Going to try on my John costume. Just need a bald cap and a bad singing voice and should be a dead ringer. Oh and lots and lots of felt.

    As long as the plant doesn't blow up, I will be there.
     
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  7. awinkro

    awinkro Savant (285) Texas Oct 15, 2008

    I should be there
     
  8. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    No good. People will think you're me. You should stuff pomeranians in your ears to avoid confusion.
     
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  9. jl28r1

    jl28r1 Savant (490) Texas Jan 10, 2011

    Wow!
     
  10. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Too far? You know we all love you, John!
     
  11. jamescain

    jamescain Advocate (660) Texas Jul 14, 2009

    You're going as Judas Priest?
     
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  12. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Advocate (500) Nevada Jan 20, 2010

    So what are they releasing? I've never had their beer, this might be a good opportunity.
     
  13. wsnich

    wsnich Savant (410) Texas Apr 26, 2010

    Tempted to try and make the trek to SA. Been meaning to make it out there for awhile.
     
  14. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Sounds like a perfect day drive. Might try to round up a Fort Worth crew...I know we miss having a good local brewpub (The Covey had some tasty shit in it's day)
     
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  15. miikezombie

    miikezombie Savant (355) Texas Aug 13, 2010

    I took the Muppet angle. Felt is way cheaper than leather.
     
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  16. tigrstylz

    tigrstylz Aficionado (215) Texas Jan 10, 2012

    What are the usual limits on bottles? Does it get crazy early? Looking forward to it, trying to figure out when to get there..
     
  17. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    More importantly, what is the tap list for RealTail???
     
  18. BruceBruce

    BruceBruce Initiate (0) Texas Dec 4, 2011

    I will throw in gas....
     
  19. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    There haven't been limits for the past couple big releases (OBR and Ananke). OBR just sold out within the past month or so. Ananke went faster, partly because people were buying it by the case at the release. Even then it was still available for about a month or so afterward. I don't anticipate a bottle limit for this upcoming release, but we'll see. It depends on the overall bottle count for each beer, which hasn't been announced.

    It's usually a 50/50 split of Freetail sours and Real Ale Mysterium Verum series beers, plus their collaboration beer, which is a mole beer this year made with chili peppers, raisins, cinnamin, cumin, roasted almonds, and pumpkin seeds. It's well worth the trip if you're able to make it.
     
  20. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Advocate (505) Texas Apr 13, 2010

    I bought a case of Ananke about a good two or three months after release and was told at the time there was about thirteen cases left after that. I wish I had bought more, because I didn't even trade that many away, just drank them all and now I just have one bottle left...
     
  21. LadyOfMuchBeer

    LadyOfMuchBeer Savant (380) Texas Apr 30, 2011

    Kevin and I should be making an appearance. Need to get our fix of the SA crazies! ;)
     
  22. thirdeye11

    thirdeye11 Savant (450) Texas Feb 3, 2009

    I'll be coming down for at least one or two Freetail releases this fall, now to decide which ones...
     
  23. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    I'll have you know that I've been certified legally sane and well-adjusted by four mental health professionals.
     
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  24. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Savant (255) Texas Aug 28, 2010

    This should be fun, I say we start the bottle share around 8. I am looking for a designated driver in Austin, will pay money.
     
  25. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    If you can make your way out to Cypress on Sat. morning, you can get in my car!
     
  26. ElkSherpa

    ElkSherpa Aficionado (200) Texas Dec 26, 2008

    I'm always excited about Freetail release days. I will be there, with goodies in tow for the bottleshare.
     
  27. jl28r1

    jl28r1 Savant (490) Texas Jan 10, 2011

    I call bullshit!
     
  28. LadyOfMuchBeer

    LadyOfMuchBeer Savant (380) Texas Apr 30, 2011

    This post isn't about this Saturday's release is it? I thought it was about the 9/15 sour release. Is crazy there are 2 so close together!
     
  29. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    No for next release, but I suppose if Bruce wants to come this too he is welcome!
     
  30. tjmodica

    tjmodica Savant (375) Texas Oct 2, 2007

    I am confused, is their a bottle release at realtail III and another on sept 15th.
     
  31. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    The bottle release is Sep 15th. RealTail III is a draft-only event featuring barrel-aged beers from both Real Ale and Freetail.
     
  32. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Real Tail is mostly draft only, but they said they will bottle this years collaboration. Then next month they will release a bunch of bottles. They also have some of their "normal" releases in bottles for sale now too: http://www.freetailbrewing.com/beer/in-bottle/all
     
  33. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Double down on the awesome Website comments. Very cool, the Spiralina Wit sounds fun.
     
  34. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    They've said that the Realtail bottles won't be ready by this weekend. They currently have Buffalo Hump, 3Tail, Outlaw McCaw, and Witicus available in bottles.
     
  35. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    At least they dont throw something in a bottle before it is ready (2012 Dark Lord!)
     
  36. JCDenver

    JCDenver Savant (270) Texas Feb 8, 2010

    Preach on. That stuff was nasty. And I love DL.
     
  37. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    It's the kind of problem that can be aged out, but it will be over a year before I feel brave enough to open one of my bottles!
     
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  38. thirdeye11

    thirdeye11 Savant (450) Texas Feb 3, 2009

    In my experience, no vintage of Dark Lord has ever been ready until at least 2 years, and I've been drinking them since 2008.
     
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  39. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (430) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    Oh come now, you know 1 will be La Muerta!
     
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  40. wagenvolks

    wagenvolks Advocate (655) Texas Sep 23, 2005

    Should be able to make this one...bring on the Texas wild ales!
     
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