Marble Brewing coming to CO. very soon

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by Domingo, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (550) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

    The DIPA is on sell at a liquor store up here for $4!!
     
  2. Fitshaced

    Fitshaced Aficionado (230) Colorado Feb 29, 2012

    Picked up a bomber of the DIPA today:)
     
  3. Fitshaced

    Fitshaced Aficionado (230) Colorado Feb 29, 2012

    Just tried the DIPA gotta say I prefer the regular much more and even the red
     
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  4. I really enjoyed the DIPA personally. Just malty enough, to me too many IIPA's go overboard on the malt and sometimes it overpowers the hops. Still yet to try the others though
     
  5. hopfacebrew

    hopfacebrew Advocate (510) Colorado Jul 26, 2011 Verified

    Finally found a bomber of the DIPA I had to pull out of the box at the store, enjoying it now. So far I have enjoyed the 3 Marbles I've found.
     
  6. Prospero

    Prospero Champion (765) Colorado Jul 27, 2010 Verified

    Got DIPA, Double Wit, and Red in fridge, probably crack 'em this weekend. After I get off this Ska Mexican Logger and Odell St. Lupulin buzz.
     
  7. tdjb

    tdjb Aficionado (195) Colorado Mar 19, 2010

    Does anyone know of a metro area store that has a fresh batch of their DIPA bombers? I'm trying to track one down to finish out a box I'm getting ready to send out but the three stores I've hit all only have bottles that appear to have been bottled on April 25th of this year. I'm not super strict on having to drink IPAs in a week or two but 5 months seems to be pushing it.
     
  8. DenverBeerDrinker

    DenverBeerDrinker Savant (440) Colorado Apr 5, 2012 Verified

    What stores? Mr B's tends to have pretty fresh stuff. Unfortunately I don't know if they have any right now.
     
  9. tdjb

    tdjb Aficionado (195) Colorado Mar 19, 2010

    Davidsons, Bubbles and some smaller store in Englewood that I can't remember the name of. I was going to check out Lukas on Monday and see what the dates on their bottles said.
     
  10. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (550) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

    Frsh might be tough considerin they are out of NM and nobody recognizes the brewery. But I really enjoy Marble!
     
  11. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard Poobah (1,100) Colorado May 19, 2005 Verified

    I've been trying to get some in for a couple of weeks with no luck. Maybe in mid-production.
     
  12. Domingo

    Domingo Poobah (1,080) Colorado Apr 23, 2005 Verified Subscriber

    I think their Red might be the best in the country. The malts and hops are both huge and blend flawlessly.
    Until Odell resurrects the old Extra Special Red, I think this one takes the cake.
     
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  13. ucsbmullet

    ucsbmullet Advocate (645) Colorado Oct 5, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    The reserve ale (BA) was available at Lukas. They are big-time overachievers and flying under the radar for now.
     
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  14. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,010) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010

    I'll take Odell's RED over Marbles without even thinking twice.

    Thought Marble's Red was solid but wasn't blown away by it. Perhaps it deserves a revisit...maybe checking it out in a different season will produce different results.
     
  15. hopfacebrew

    hopfacebrew Advocate (510) Colorado Jul 26, 2011 Verified

    Agreed
     
  16. Fitshaced

    Fitshaced Aficionado (230) Colorado Feb 29, 2012


    Guess that's why it's all subjective because i think Marbles Red blows Odells away..
     
  17. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,010) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010

    This last year's batch of Odell's Red was one of my favorite beers, period, when fresh. So while I dount Marble's will be able to match up to that, it does appear as though Marble's Red deserves a second shot.
     
  18. Domingo

    Domingo Poobah (1,080) Colorado Apr 23, 2005 Verified Subscriber

    Different strokes for different folks. They're both wonderful beers and I can definitely see how someone would prefer one to the other.

    I still the old ESR from Odell was pretty much godlike. Their seasonal Red is still great, but that malt profile for ESR was just something special. I might be dreaming or imagining this, but I believe they were planning on re-releasing it again as a bomber or limited 4-pack?
     
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  19. hopfacebrew

    hopfacebrew Advocate (510) Colorado Jul 26, 2011 Verified

    This would be tremendous.
     
  20. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,010) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010


    Never had that one so I hope you weren't dreaming.
     
  21. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (550) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

    I really enjoyed Marble Red, but IMO Odell Red is tough to beat! Have to try a side by side some time.
     
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  22. scray24

    scray24 Savant (310) Colorado Mar 12, 2008 Verified

    Saw some Marble BA Ale in Coaltrain today - bomber for around $13 IIRC.
     
  23. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,345) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002 Verified

    I still have fond memories of the Extra Special Red and...if it makes a comeback, wow, just wow.
     
  24. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,010) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010

    Just grabbed a sixer of the Red, to reaquaint myself with it. My memory of this was pretty accurate, so far I am not a huge fan. Certainly decent but I envision it slow goings as I get through this sixer. All I really needed was a bottle or two of this to have scratched my itch.
     
  25. arminjewell

    arminjewell Aficionado (220) Michigan Feb 12, 2009 Verified

    Has anyone tried the Reserve? Have a bottle but not sure if I should or age...just curious on what you guys think.
     
  26. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Champion (770) Colorado Jun 9, 2006 Verified

    It's good, drink it. I've been thinking of grabbing another but to drink, not age.
     
  27. ucsbmullet

    ucsbmullet Advocate (645) Colorado Oct 5, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    Its a good BA. On the mild side, but smooth and tasty.
     
  28. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,010) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010

    Got to admit, this ones definitely grown on me the deeper into this sixer I get.
     
  29. hopfacebrew

    hopfacebrew Advocate (510) Colorado Jul 26, 2011 Verified

    Just confirmed with the brewery. They cannot meet demand in New Mexico so they are pulling out of Colorado.
     
  30. SuperWhite92

    SuperWhite92 Savant (325) Colorado Dec 21, 2005


    Sad Panda. I've been drinking gratuitous amounts of IPA and Red.
     
  31. Domingo

    Domingo Poobah (1,080) Colorado Apr 23, 2005 Verified Subscriber

    That kinda sucks. I still think Marble Red is the best hoppy red in the country. Maybe they'll be able to come back down the line. Santa Fe had a similar issue 6-7 years ago and they came back.
     
  32. hopfacebrew

    hopfacebrew Advocate (510) Colorado Jul 26, 2011 Verified

    They told me that they couldn't keep up with demand locally in New Mexico and they planned on returning to Colorado it's just a matter of when.
     
  33. SuperWhite92

    SuperWhite92 Savant (325) Colorado Dec 21, 2005

    In any case, good for them. I feel like they deserve to sell as much as they can, and I agree with their primary focus being their home market.
     
  34. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,010) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010

    NO!!!!!!

    What a punch to the gut.....their Oatmeal Stout quickly became one of my very favorites. I have had a consistent stockpile of it in my fridge every since I first discovered it a couple months back or so. Probably my favorite out of state beer on our shelves.....er, that was on our shelves. I will miss it greatly. The IPA will be missed too, but as long as I have Odell's IPA, I can manage that loss. I don't think there is a bottled Oatmeal Stout on our shelves that can match up to Marble's, personally. I respect their decision but I really hope when they can increase production, Colorado will be the first state they re-introduce themselves to.

    Might have to stop by the liquor store on my way home and grab a Marble Reserve Ale while it still is around. Had that thing in my hands a few times but have yet to pull the trigger on it. Might have to now as my farewell.
     
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  35. Fitshaced

    Fitshaced Aficionado (230) Colorado Feb 29, 2012

    I wont miss it. Even though i really like the Red and IPA but i rarely buy it and when i do it's usually WAY out of the freshness date..
     
  36. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Champion (770) Colorado Jun 9, 2006 Verified

    Do it. That beer is underrated.
     
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  37. guyforget

    guyforget Aficionado (205) Colorado Nov 12, 2009



    agreed, good beers but they either dont seem to be moving very quickly or they cant keep us up on really fresh product. those first few weeks i was really liking them but it seemed to fall off pretty quick.

    we need less beers that dont sell on shelves. too much good stuff coming in to take up room w/ product that either doesnt move quickly enough or cant be received fresh.
     
  38. That is a bummer.
    I had there IPA in a can recently, had a few of there offerings.
    I never have found them hard to find, always in a mix-six.