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Mikkeller in Florida

Discussion in 'US - South-Atlantic' started by flag8r, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. flag8r

    flag8r Aficionado (245) Florida Nov 7, 2009

    Anyone ever seen any for sale? Jax area here.
  2. Heatwave33

    Heatwave33 Advocate (570) Florida Sep 13, 2011

    Yes in South Florida.
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  3. danetaylor

    danetaylor Aficionado (125) Florida Jul 31, 2009

    Yes. St. Augustine.
  4. Yep. Tampa has some. Luekens carries Barrel Aged Chipotle Porter, Hoppy Easter, Funky Star, Jackie Brown, Monks Brew, and a couple more I cant remember. I havent seen any new Mikkeller in a while though.
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  5. It's around sporadically down here in Palm Beach County, but frankly I have only had one or two that were anywhere near worth the price.
  6. Heatwave33

    Heatwave33 Advocate (570) Florida Sep 13, 2011

    Beer Geek Breakfast Weseal was Awesome!
  7. That's one of them I thought was worth it. :)
  8. I remember first seeing Mikeller in FL in the Tampa area probably around a year ago. Unfortunately the selection was very limited. And Ive actually only even seen in at Leukens, like Brian said above.
  9. Should I be worried that you know my name and I have no idea who you are? 0_o
  10. Only if you are scared of people who can read. Or more specifically, people who CANT read, as I thought Braineater said Brian haha
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  11. Well, that was pure coincidence! But my name is Brian. So congrats.
  12. MikeMoriendi

    MikeMoriendi Savant (270) Florida Jun 13, 2008

    You won't be seeing new Mikkeller for a little while so what you find is it for now. Mikkeller's importer, Shelton Brothers, has pulled out of most if not all of the state temporarily. Word is Shelton are starting their own distribution and will return on their own in the future.
  13. Well I would use this time to stalk up on Mikkeller beers, but unfortunately I didn't win that $300million Powerball, so I don't think I can afford to do it. Damn are their beers pricey (albeit generally very good).
  14. flag8r

    flag8r Aficionado (245) Florida Nov 7, 2009

  15. neobob187

    neobob187 Aficionado (210) Oregon Jan 28, 2011

    Has anyone seen Mikeller for sale at a retail location in Orlando or Jacksonville?
  16. fwiw, I lived in orlando for 6 years and never saw Mikkeller there.
  17. beer30jax

    beer30jax Aficionado (135) Florida Jun 27, 2012

    I talked to Mikkeller and they basically told me Florida is a crapshoot. It's imported by Shelton Brothers and up to them where it winds up.
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    KVNBGRY Advocate (565) Florida Aug 1, 2012

    If this is justin, then let me know when/if you get anymore mikkeller in. (this is kevin gray)
  19. joshodonn

    joshodonn Savant (310) Florida Jan 21, 2011

    I saw some at the Orange Blossom Knightly Spirits in Orlando a few weeks ago.... I don't remember which one, I think maybe it was a Christmas Ale
  20. thirstygator

    thirstygator Savant (250) Florida Mar 29, 2012

    Saw Mikkeller's Santa's Little Helper at TW Millenia in Orlando a few weeks back
  21. beer30jax

    beer30jax Aficionado (135) Florida Jun 27, 2012

    Not Justen but we do have the Invasion IPA in. That's it from Mikkeller for now
  22. josmickam

    josmickam Savant (325) Georgia Apr 19, 2013

    I got their Tiger Baby IPA in Jacksonville. I can't remember the name of the store, but it was pretty sweet bottle shop.
  23. GallowsThief

    GallowsThief Savant (395) Florida Aug 3, 2010

    I was at the House of Brews in Jensen Saturday eve and they have Rauch Geek Breakfast on tap. I did not check for bottles.
  24. jeg518

    jeg518 Savant (305) Florida Mar 6, 2013

    WOB Dadeland had 5 different mikkeller in draft today, seen a few bottles around lately as well.
  25. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (370) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    damn talk about bringing a thread back to life.
  26. jivex5k

    jivex5k Advocate (650) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    We should be seeing more of it now thanks to Progressive Distribution. That's a name not an adjective lol.
  27. outsidah

    outsidah Aficionado (150) Florida Feb 6, 2011

    Yeah, I've noticed my TW has started carrying stuff from them now.
  28. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Savant (470) Florida Jul 13, 2011

    TWs in Broward/South Florida seem to have some of their beers: was at one within the past week and they had the following:

    Draft Bear
    Jackie Brown
    Green Easter
    Monk's Brew

    You're looking at $13.49 a 750 or $8.49 for a 330 mL. For that reason I haven't picked up any. I do want to try one of the beers from the Beer Geek series though.
  29. jivex5k

    jivex5k Advocate (650) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    That's not crazy expensive but honestly every Mikkeller beer I've had besides beer geek has been underwhelming. Just not sour enough sours.
  30. outsidah

    outsidah Aficionado (150) Florida Feb 6, 2011

    Yeah not enough of a fan to pick them up at that price point unless something really caught my attention which so far hasn't happened.
  31. jivex5k

    jivex5k Advocate (650) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    What bothers me even more is it's not even a real brewery.
  32. joemochas

    joemochas Savant (370) Florida Nov 1, 2008

    Stopped by the OBT location of Knightly Spirits yesterday, and they had a ton of Mikkeller.
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  33. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (370) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    4packs of Mikkeller hitting Tampa tomorrow along with Hommage! Woot woot.
  34. They sell various Mikkeller at Grassroots and Total Wine.
  35. Dag48

    Dag48 Savant (290) Florida Oct 9, 2013

    Knightly Spirits seems to be the only place in Orlando with any Mikkeller at all. I was pretty impressed by everything they had considering I'm not used to seeing any around here.
  36. joemochas

    joemochas Savant (370) Florida Nov 1, 2008

    same here.
  37. Swedgin_Wu

    Swedgin_Wu Aficionado (115) Florida Mar 16, 2013

    They have the beer geeks at Stop N Shop aka Downstairs near UM.

    $7 a pop
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  38. ASuarez

    ASuarez Aficionado (185) Florida Jun 13, 2011

    Just passed by there today. The amount of Mikkeller they have is ridiculous compared to TW and ABC. They even had a case of Prairie Birra. I don't think I've seen any Prairie anywhere else in Orlando.
  39. Hopzilla

    Hopzilla Aficionado (220) Florida Dec 4, 2013

    Coffee District in Delray Beach carries Mikkeller on the reg.

    [And by reg I mean 'regular', for the non-hip.]
  40. Brew_Bro

    Brew_Bro Savant (260) Florida Mar 4, 2014

    The best Mikkeller beer was a collab... oh wait...

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