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Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by mattchow, Jul 9, 2012.

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  1. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (370) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    week of 7/9..

    so any idea what's coming out this week worth a purchase? from what Jester King previously said, it looks like Weasel Rodeo and Drinkin In The Sun should come out this week, anything else? Seemed last week was somewhat tame coming off the release of Avery Uncle Jacob Stout, Stone Ruination 10th Anniversary as well as the previous Boulevard Saison Brett and Love Child #2 beers.
  2. Prospero

    Prospero Advocate (610) Colorado Jul 27, 2010

    perfect timing, I'm in Houston (coming from CO) this week and was wondering what i could pick up.
  3. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Savant (335) Texas Jan 20, 2010

    I had no idea ruination or Jacob stout landed in tx yet. Anyone seen it on Austin shelves?
  4. omnigrits

    omnigrits Savant (345) Texas Jun 1, 2006

    South Lamar Wines and Spirits had both on Saturday, plus Brux and Saison Brett.
  5. corbey

    corbey Initiate (0) Texas Oct 22, 2006

    I haven't been looking for the Jacob stout, but last week Ruination 10 was available at the usual places around Austin: WFM downtown, Sunrise Mini-mart, Central Market, etc.
  6. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Even my crappy Specs in Round Rock has both still on the shelves, so I imagine its pretty much everywhere
  7. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    My biggest want during the next 2 weeks is going to be Barrel-Aged Weasel Rodeo. Gonna be watching that one like a hawk.

    Otherwise, the Ruination 10 doth floweth through Austin.
  8. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Brux should be hitting shelves this week in San Antonio. Gabriels and the new Specs both got deliveries of Rye-on-Rye this week, and Freetail may still have some as well. We got a pitiful allotment of Ruination 10th and Uncle Jacobs.
  9. slimchill

    slimchill Aficionado (130) Texas Apr 10, 2008

    Brux is in this week in Austin. We'll have it at Black Star Co-op in bottles (probably not on the menu). We still have Ruination Tenth and a couple of bottles of Rye on Rye. In other rare-ish beer news we're tapping our keg of Saison Brett tomorrow (wed) and NB/LA Brett Beer on the 25th.

    Love Child came and went in a few days.
  10. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

  11. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    We should meet up sometime, i live on wells branch parkway. Also, saw your review of the alehouse on Yelp. Made me very sad.
  12. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (370) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    looks like jesterking commented that they are letting weasel rodeo bottle condition a bit more and drinkin in the sun hasnt been picked up yet. anything worth a grab this week?
  13. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Lots of new stuff at Gabriel's this week:
    Sierra Nevada/RR Brux
    Adelbert's (full lineup)
    South Austin Saison
    Deschutes Hop in the Dark
    Boulevard 4 pks (Tank 7 & Dark Truth)
    Rahr Pecker Wrecker

    Thought we'd get Maui/Jolly Pumpkin Sombrehumano today, but I guess we'll have to wait until next week.
  14. Grendle

    Grendle Aficionado (195) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Looking forward to picking up some Deschutes Hop in the Dark and Rahr Pecker Wrecker for this evening as I enjoy ESPN Friday Night Fights.
  15. PhatAtUT

    PhatAtUT Savant (475) Texas Jul 31, 2009

    has anyone had anything from crazy mountain brewery in colorado? theywere label-approved a while back and D&Q in houston got some in today. ive never had anything from them or known anyone who has.
  16. Exiled

    Exiled Advocate (590) Texas May 30, 2009

    I just noticed Hall's in DFW has a few different of their beers/cans. (though I havnt tried any of them yet)
  17. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Their amber is okay, but nothing to get overly excited about. I wasn't impressed with their pale ale.
  18. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (370) Texas Jun 24, 2012

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    this is what i picked up today at d&q and specs downtown in houston.
  19. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Advocate (550) Texas Nov 20, 2011

    I snagged a few single cans from them a few weeks ago when I was in Colorado to drink by the hotel pool. They were okay, nothing overly memorable. I think they were the Mountain Livin' and Lava Lake
  20. TXHops

    TXHops Savant (350) Texas Oct 14, 2002

    Agreed--thought the amber was very good, for a typically very average style. Pale Ale is really light.
  21. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I just picked this up at Sunrise Mini-Mart. It's a limit of 2 cans per person though ($5.99 for two). I was talking to the guy at the counter and mentioning Mid-Western beers and he took it out of their secret hiding place. They have more.
  22. crusian

    crusian Advocate (620) Oregon May 14, 2010

    ok, I'll bite... wtf? BB XXIII?
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  23. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Its well aged. :confused:
  24. ShameAndFailure

    ShameAndFailure Savant (305) Texas Mar 26, 2009

    Picked up a Gigantophis from Rogness at Lonestar in Carrollton. No bar code or anything. Bout to pop it open.
  25. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    when i was in houston in feb it was like they couldnt give away bottles of BA XXIII. I got one in trade from will, then found about 10 more in the specs in houston near katy. (no idea what store number or anything, dont know the area well). Needless to say, i had at least 3 more bottles before i went home at the end of feb lol
  26. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (465) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Haha you did well to drink it when it was in it's prime! I had a bottle recently that was all chilies and was pretty much a mess. To be honest I thought the stuff was sold out when we made a trade, but it keeps popping up in off the grid Specs like the one you mentioned. If you have any trouble getting any BB24, or ever need a Karbach can mule I am your man!
  27. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007


    lol, yeah i had expected that sucker to be sold out as well. It worked for me either way, since i got mroe than 1 bottle and i was able to advocate my own favorite brew La Muerta to you! (which i still have 1 bottle left, waiting for an exact year to hit before drinking, it willl be my first successful aged beer LOL) Not to mention that it was great to meet a houston ba!
  28. frognot

    frognot Aficionado (210) Texas May 20, 2009

    Got the Sierra Nevada/Russian River collaboration Brux and the Maui/Jolly Pumpkin collaborationSobrehumano Palena'Ole yesterday at S&K in Plano so it was wild ales with burgers last night.
  29. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Lots of new stuff in San Antonio (Gabriel's Superstore) this week.

    JK Drinkin' the Sunbelt (Boxers Revenge is still pretty scarce)
    Laughing Dog Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter
    Moylans Ryan Sullivan's Imperial Stout
    Sprecher Abbey Tripel
    Sprecher Piper Scotch Ale
    Sprecher IPA2
    DFH Theobroma

    Brux, TBA, and DFH Namaste are still available as well.
  30. thangnguyen

    thangnguyen Zealot (95) Texas Aug 19, 2006

    who distributed sprecher?
  31. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Mayan. They also carry Hops & Grains (coming soon) and South Austin.
  32. jeebeel

    jeebeel Aficionado (210) Texas Jun 17, 2003

    Anyone know if Mayan distributes in Houston?
  33. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    More new stuff today.

    Coney Island Albino Python
    Coney Island Human Blockhead
    Coney Island Sword Swallower
    He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's RIPA
    He'Brew Hop Manna
    He'Brew Genesis
    Maui/JP Sobrehumano Paleno' Ole (finally)

    Still plenty of Brux, Theobrama, and Sunbelt.
  34. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    For the Stone fans, Levitation is now available in TX. Vanilla and Chipotle Smoked Porter should be available next week, along with DFH Positive Contact and T'weason.
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  35. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Any idea if Positive Contact will be in "box sets"? I'd love to find a complete 6-bottle set w/ record on a shelf. I know these bastards in South Austin are going to break them up.
  36. UtisTheLaw

    UtisTheLaw Savant (385) Texas Jul 26, 2012

    Picked up Shmalts and Terrapin Reunion Ale '12, at Spec's Dallas yesterday.
  37. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (370) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    nice, I wonder if the schmaltz collab is in Houston yet.

    I picked up..

    2x Divine Reserve 12 Bombers
    1x Divine Reserve 12 6 Pack
    2x Deschutes Black Butte 24
    2x Ranger Creek Small Batch #2
    1x Great Divide Rumble 6 Pack
  38. UtisTheLaw

    UtisTheLaw Savant (385) Texas Jul 26, 2012

    Nice, had Rumble on tap last night at Blackfriar in Dallas. It's definitely got a strong smell to it. Have you heard of the BB 24 anywhere in Dallas?
  39. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (370) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    No idea, I have a hard enough time keeping up with the Houston market releases lol
  40. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Savant (280) Texas Feb 1, 2011

    Anyone see the Stone Vanilla in Houston yet?
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