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Lagunitas Sucks

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by bentwookie, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. bentwookie

    bentwookie Initiate (0) Texas Jan 13, 2008

    This should be showing up in spots this week. Post if you see any. Seems like HEB and Central Market may be the only places getting more than a case at a time though.(at least in Austin)
     
  2. raffy313

    raffy313 Savant (405) Texas Dec 15, 2010

    Knowing that eventually(I'm guessing spring/summer 2013) Sucks will become year round, I'm good with not panicing if I miss out on the current winter release. Being that this IS one of my favorite Lagunitas releases(if not "the" favorite), I'm more than excited to know it will soon be around on a more regular basis.
     
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  3. AAxsom

    AAxsom Aficionado (210) Texas Jan 13, 2010

    Had a pint at Kickbacks in Jacksonville on Christmas Eve. It definitely reminded me how much I love SUCKS!
     
  4. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (415) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    Its going to be a year round beer now so as stated already, I am not going to run around town trying to get it, even though it is a fantastic beer.
     
  5. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    I just hope that instead of year round they have staggered batches so we don't have bottles languishing on shelves al la Ruination
     
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  6. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    With BEK insisting on delivering only 1 case per shipment to retailers of Lagunitas, I really don't think that's gonna happen when places are getting 4-8 6-packs per week. Even year-round, it might be difficult to find.
     
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  7. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    I've never encountered this problem in Fort Worth. central market routinely gets 4-5 cases of their seasonals like Brown Sugga at a time. This might be because we have such few stores that actually carry good beer.

    That said your point is probably entirely correct..it will be limited enough that we won't see old product. (As a side note every store in Fort Worth..kings, CM, Total, and Specs had expired Ruination bombers last check)
     
  8. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (390) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    Brown Shugga is tasty. Thought it would be a bit sweet but the sugga certainly mellows the taste. Glad I had the chance to try it.
     
  9. RustyP

    RustyP Savant (340) Texas Dec 22, 2008

    Spec's Dallas had 4-5 cases on the floor when I stopped by just before closing time tonight
     
  10. Total Wine in Dallas got in 15 cases. Make that..14 now.

    This is one of the best beers I've had. So glad it's back.
     
  11. got one case at E1G
     
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  12. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    None left at Sunrise if anybody is planning on stopping by there. Only got 1 case as expected...gone in an hour.
     
  13. reifsnid

    reifsnid Aficionado (155) Texas Jun 1, 2006

    Damn that sucks literally. I was planning on stopping by there in about 30 mins. Hopefully it'll still be available elsewhere, but I'm not too worried since it's going to be year round now.
     
  14. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    He was saying that they are only getting 1 case a week...at least until further notice. Mentioned breaking sixers and selling singles...he might just be overreacting but who knows, might not be as plentiful as some are thinking it will be.
     
  15. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Gotta love how people go effin' nuts about a beer. If a specs got a case of a beer every week and nobody was going apeshit over it, it would pile up. But the minute there is a perception that it's rare or coveted, people will step on their mother's back to get some. lol

    Last year I walked in, grabbed a six pack and walked out. Now it's sounding like it'll take an act of congress...

    Guess you can claim 2012 was good/bad for craft beer.
     
  16. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Picked up 2 6-packs tonight at Holy Cow in ATX. There's still 2 left.

    SLW&S apparently went through their case in 45 minutes.

    They also had 1 bottle of Boulevard Chocolate Ale which I've never seen before there and is strange as it came out a WHILE back (and was recalled). I almost wanted to buy it, smash it on the floor, and leave.
     
  17. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Holy Cow?
     
  18. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Exactly. Google it.

    EDIT: Durr. It's Wholly Cow. It's on South Lamar. Burger joint with an attached convenience store.
     
  19. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Ahhh...didn't know there was a retail store attached to that place. And after googling it I figured that's what you meant...
     
  20. Chuk_Hell

    Chuk_Hell Aficionado (220) Texas Apr 12, 2012

    It's a cool little bottle shop with the added plus of some of Austin's best burgers.
     
  21. bentwookie

    bentwookie Initiate (0) Texas Jan 13, 2008

    There was 1 sixer left this morning at 8 am at Wholly Cow.
     
  22. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    First case has came and gone at Gabriel's. Expecting more next week.
     
  23. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Champion (805) Texas Jun 14, 2012

    Plenty at Total Wine Dallas if anyone is still looking.
     
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  24. Anybody know when/if this hits Houston?
     
  25. obrike

    obrike Savant (425) Texas Jun 19, 2009

    Picked up a sixer at HEB Specs thanks to a shout out from Scott the beer guy. Even found a random bottle of Pumkinator on the shelf. Nice score for NFL wild card weekend. Go Texans!
     
  26. I must find this HEB Specs!
     
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  27. obrike

    obrike Savant (425) Texas Jun 19, 2009

    LOL...sorry...the buzz has set in. Round Rock Specs sir.
     
  28. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (370) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    Dang, I was at the Round Rock Specs last night and didn't see any Lagunitas Sucks. I love that beer though. Hopefully it makes it to Waco and Temple.
     
  29. obrike

    obrike Savant (425) Texas Jun 19, 2009

    Always talk with Scott the beer guy...there may have been some in the back.
     
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  30. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (370) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    Yea, I didn't see him around. It was like 8:30 or so. I'll be keeping an eye out for it though.
     
  31. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Any Houston sightings?
     
  32. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (390) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    I'm hoping to see some, but if not I'm glad I got to try Brown Shugga. Happy with my Sumpin Sumpin in the fridge.
     
  33. Chuk_Hell

    Chuk_Hell Aficionado (220) Texas Apr 12, 2012

    I got lucky tonight and found some at E1G while grabbing some Sculpin, There was at least one more 6er.
     
  34. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Well... there WAS another 6-er.
     
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  35. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Champion (805) Texas Jun 14, 2012

    Was at Total Wine Dallas today and they still have plenty of Sucks as well as an abundance of Victory at Sea.
     
  36. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    I keep hearing tomorrow for Houston. Hope its true.
     
  37. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (390) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    Their beer rep at Spces downtown said later on this week. Hearing that for a while now.
     
  38. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Sounds like Sucks and Abyss will both be here "next week" if, next week ever gets here.
     
  39. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (550) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Gabriel's got a case of Sucks on Friday. I didn't post it because it was gone in less than an hour. Hoping for more this week, and maybe Abyss.
     
  40. 1 6er left at e1g, and that sucks :p
     

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