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Going to Tampa on Tuesday

Discussion in 'US - South-Atlantic' started by GameFreac, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    I'll be there for 10 days. My cousin already got me a bottle of Marshall Zhukov and I think I know a spot that may have some Moat Water.

    I'm definitely hitting up Cigar City for some White Oak, possibly some BA Big Sound if any is left, and maybe another sixer of Jai Alai since it's canned now.

    What else should I get? Where should I go? I am not looking for stuff on draft. Just looking for stuff I can get in bottles to bring back home to Georgia. I'll be in the Valrico/Brandon area.

    I've tried Jai Alai, Maduro, Maduro Expresso, Jose Marti, Tocobaga, Winter Warmer, Humidor IPA, Bolita, and Ballast Point Victory at Sea, Sculpin, Big Eye IPA, Sea Monster.

    I would try Saint Somewhere but I'm not huge on Saisons.

    I saw that Bear Republic is on seekabrew for Florida. Will I be able to find bottles? I've never had anything from them.

    What else should I get?
  2. raczkowski

    raczkowski Savant (340) Florida May 16, 2011

    They have plenty if big sound left and the jai alai I picked up today was canned 12-17!! Super fresh. I would check whole foods right by there. I stopped in today and they had bear republic for 4.99 a bomber and still had Zhukov for 11.99 a bomber. If u but 6 bombers u get 20% off which is a great value. Total wine is there as well with wake n bake just hitting. Hope this helps.
  3. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Nice. I've been to the Whole Foods and Total Wine right beside there. Any other good shops that will have a different selection nearby?

    Which Bear Republic beers did they have?

    I can get Wake n Bake in Georgia.
  4. raczkowski

    raczkowski Savant (340) Florida May 16, 2011

    I got racer 5 and hop rod rye
  5. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Alabama Dec 19, 2012

    Luekens would be the other big bottle shop I'd recommend.
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  6. shand

    shand Advocate (645) Florida Jul 13, 2010

    I live in the Brandon/Valrico area, and Winthrop Liquors on Bloomingdale/Providence should have the full range of Bear Republic bottles available in the area - bombers of Racer 5, Hop Rod Rye, and Red Rocket. Hit up Kingdom Liquors on Causeway/Providence while you're in the area.
  7. White oak is thinning out, BM me if you can't find any i'll point you in the direction of some.
  8. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011




    I'll check it out.


    Nice.

    Will do. Thank you man.
  9. Finatic

    Finatic Savant (300) Florida Jan 16, 2011

    White Oak all gone down in Sarasota/Bradenton. Brewery out as well, but it's still on tap.
  10. I got a shop in Tampa that still has a good amount of it.
  11. Finatic

    Finatic Savant (300) Florida Jan 16, 2011

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  12. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

  13. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Any other recs for other breweries or other beers? Anyone?
  14. Finatic

    Finatic Savant (300) Florida Jan 16, 2011

    Pegs Cantina in Gulfport is highly recommended:).

    Good brews and great food if you like Tex-Mex
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  15. 7th Sun in Dunedin, was there this week for the first time really good beer.
  16. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    D
    Do they have bottles you can take home?
  17. sendsilk

    sendsilk Advocate (500) Florida Aug 31, 2007

    No, they don't have bottles. Their draft beers are very nice! Growlers of some of the beers though.
  18. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Im just looking for bottles...thanks
  19. jloomis

    jloomis Savant (280) Florida Jan 6, 2010

    Seventh Sun still had some of their Brett Saision Extreme (batch 2) in bottles as of Friday, and it is awesome. Really is worth the trip there, great atmosphere and great beers.
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  20. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    I'm getting everything tomorrow but I did see a 6 pack of Sculpin today at ABC Liquor and got excited

    Then I saw best by 10/16/12...
  21. BAstoutsNsours

    BAstoutsNsours Initiate (0) Florida Sep 21, 2012

    Try total wine Tampa, their sculpin right now reads best by 04/2013. Pretty fresh
  22. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Nice

    Hoping to find a 6 pack and not a bomber.
  23. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    What Leukens should I go to? Clearwater or Dunedin? Does it matter?
  24. Blazer06

    Blazer06 Aficionado (200) Florida Jun 30, 2008

  25. sendsilk

    sendsilk Advocate (500) Florida Aug 31, 2007

    Dunedin is far better.
  26. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Alabama Dec 19, 2012

    I'll third Dunedin and there is a Total Wine right down the road from it.
  27. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Thanks guys
  28. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    If anyone knows where I can get some White Oak and Moat Water, PM me
  29. GameFreac

    GameFreac Savant (410) Georgia Apr 8, 2011

    Here's my haul:

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    Marshall Zhukov
    Moat Water (thanks to Leukens in Dunedin)
    White Oak Jai Alai (thanks to Leukens in Dunedin - no date. Hope it's the fresh batch)
    Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine
    Sculpin 6 Pack (fresh!)
    Tongue Buckler
    Hop Red Rye
    Racer 5
    Red Rocket

    All for under $100. Thanks for all your help guys.
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