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luchador en fuego

Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by r0nburgundy69, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. are we getting this in tx? we seem to get a lot of clown shoes
     
  2. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (515) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Just did a quick TABC label approval check, and nothing yet on it. I sure hope we get it, though - sounds great!

    [​IMG]
     
  3. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (455) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    They replied to me on facebook a month or so ago that Texas was getting it.
     
  4. DonD

    DonD Aficionado (240) Texas Jun 23, 2008

    They've posted here in the past that their special releases tend to take a while to get here due to label approval. But we always get them. The owner's wife is from Houston, I believe, which is why TX was one of their first markets outside of MA.
     
  5. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Is this a different version of their Chocolate Sombrero? BA version maybe...?
     
  6. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (495) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Our Third anniversary beer is Luchador En Fuego, a 100% bourbon barrel aged version of Chocolate Sombrero that we up sized to 11% and added more ancho chile, more cinnamon, and chipotle pepper. The release will be mid to late December.
     
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  7. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    Thanks...guess I could have searched that myself. Sounds interesting...
     
  8. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Savant (280) Texas Feb 1, 2011

    Me gusta.
     
  9. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Sombrero is great, so I'm drooling about this one.

    Being barrel aged, though, means it probably won't sit on the shelves like Vampire Slayer has.
     
  10. lokieman

    lokieman Savant (475) Oklahoma Jan 20, 2011

    I'm imagining it will resemble the Porcine Unidragon release. I felt pretty lucky to be able to grab one...never saw one after I purchased my 1 and only bottle.
     
  11. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Sounds delicious

    Might bite on this one
     
  12. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    You could be right. Vampire Slayer was their 2nd anniversary beer and had a big release, but barrel-aging imposes more limits.
     
  13. elWhite

    elWhite Aficionado (215) Texas Aug 29, 2006

    We've got a couple shipments of Vampire Slayer since it's release, so it's definitely a different animal than Porcine was... We only got 30 cases of that goddamn beer for the state.

    Luchador isn't approved yet. It may be in the process of being approved, but it's neither here nor immediately on it's way. I'm hoping it shows up, sounds pretty great.
     
  14. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    LOL. Porcine Unidragon was that limited?

    I must've been beer shopping the day it came out because I saw it twice and didn't buy it.
     
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  15. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Well, a pretty limited amount was released here. You can still get it at Spec's though. I think the label and the name are so close to Blaecorn Unidragon that a lot of people overlook it.

    It's great, BTW.
     
  16. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (515) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Which Specs? I've intentionally looked for it, and not found it
     
  17. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I seem to remember seeing it at Brodie on an endcap.

    I remember picking it up, seeing the price, and immediately putting it back and getting some more Schmaltz Jewbelation 16. :)
     
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  18. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (515) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    That would make sense. I refuse to step foot in Brodie any more. I'd rather go without than go to that store
     
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  19. Hey guys, Matt from Clown Shoes here. We are indeed waiting to send Luchador to TX, everything is submitted and it's just a matter of time until we get the approval. Thanks for all the support and enjoy the Luchador!

    BTW Vampire Slayer started as our 2nd Anniversary beer, but it's become one of our most popular so we've made it into a year round offering, which is why you still see it at stores.

    Cheers
     
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  20. kevinscott

    kevinscott Savant (335) Texas Oct 21, 2008

    Why?
     
  21. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (515) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    I got sick of getting the run-around at that store. There have been so many times when I've asked them about something I know they have and they tell me they don't, then I hear about someone who went in later and got it. Its very clear, at that store and Arbor Walk, that they hold stuff back for select people.

    Which is fine, but dont lie to me and tell me "oh no, we never got that" when I know you did. Tell me that its gone, or that they're all spoken for, but dont tell me you never got it. I dont enjoy being lied to.

    Then there's also the issue of how much dusty, outdated beer is on their shelves, and the stuff they keep up front in the sunshine.......
     
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  22. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Jester King, kissed with sunshine! *mwa!*

    I only go there if I need liquor. I mostly hit up South Lamar Wine & Spirits though, out of pure laziness and the fact that I live half a mile away.

    CM Westlake and smaller locally-owned bottle shops where people know their shit and have a better rotation of inventory serve me better for beer.
     
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  23. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012


    You guys wouldn't happen to know the allocation for Texas would yah?
     
  24. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    My guess is this will be really hard to get.

    From what I heard Houston got less than 100 bottles of Porcine Unidragon. I got lucky that a buddy was at the right place at the right time to get an extra for me.

    That said, I'd love to try the Luchador as the Porcine was tasty. I would love to see a BA Vampire Slayer... :Drool:
     
  25. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Also Kudos on the Vampire Slayer being year round, it was indeed quite tasty!
     
  26. TX was allocated 60 cs

    Your wish is our command... as long as you can wait until October.... you heard it here first!
     
  27. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Savant (280) Texas Feb 1, 2011

     
  28. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Oh jez, 60 cases. Send the majority to Houston as i cant stand them crying for 14 pages. ;)
     
  29. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    You heard the man! Send them our way! Also, don't worry about the metroplex, they don't even drink beer over there! :rolleyes:
     
  30. mattisloco

    mattisloco Savant (455) Texas Feb 13, 2007

    Your right we dont drink just beer, we drink craft beer!
     
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  31. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Arbor Walk, just last night.
     
  32. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Killer! Thanks for filling us in.
     
  33. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (515) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Thanks! Might have to make a little side trip tomorrow
     
  34. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Sadly we all lose that your city drinks crap beer... actually most every city anywhere loses that... Damn BMC!
     
  35. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    This is going to be a tough get, but it sounds like more than the Porcine.

    Can't wait! This excites me greatly!
     
  36. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    I love me some Chocolate Sombrero. Gonna be on the look out for this.
     
  37. HoustonZ33

    HoustonZ33 Savant (335) Texas Sep 10, 2012

    What ever happened with this one? - Chocolate Sombrero is one of my personal favorites, Best damned stout not in a Bourbon Barrel.
     
  38. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    Heard its at the distributors warehouse, should be out soon.
     
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  39. HoustonZ33

    HoustonZ33 Savant (335) Texas Sep 10, 2012

    Damn we're getting this one late as hell, just like Abyss.
     
  40. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (370) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    There is Porcine Unidragon sitting on the shelf at Gabriels in San Marcos.
     

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