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

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  1. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Talked to our Rep at FW BeerFeast, he was very hopeful and if memory holds they are awaiting label approval right now
  2. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    You're correct, sir. It's still pending approval.
  3. frogfan

    frogfan Savant (350) Texas Sep 4, 2009

    Hopefully the 4 packs of SSR/Ruination/Oaked AB will start showing up as well...
  4. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    They're already out in Austin... I saw them at Spec's Brodie yesterday when I was picking up Pumpkinator. $9.99 and taking up an entire endcap.
  5. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Savant (425) Texas Mar 12, 2012

    Ruination at CM Fort Worth...didnt see the others yet
  6. JohnBender

    JohnBender Savant (425) Texas Apr 20, 2012

    Seen em in Houston.
  7. ive got the 4 of oaked ab in south texas.
  8. frogfan

    frogfan Savant (350) Texas Sep 4, 2009


    Good to hear. I will keep my eyes peeled. Haven't seen any at any of my usual stores yet.
  9. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    Brown Shugga should start hitting shelves in Austin/SA beginning Friday. If not, then definitely next week.

    Other notables expected within the next week:
    GD Fresh Hop
    GD Hibernation
    Real Ale Signature Hop (the hop in question is Herkules, in case anyone is wondering)
    Real Ale Black Quad
    Deschutes Hop Trip
    more Sumpin Wild bombers
    Full Sail Wreck the Halls
    Sam Smith Winter Welcome
    St Arnold Christmas

    And as I mentioned in the other thread, Gabriel's SATX just got 10 cases of Pumpkinator.
  10. johnsaulrubio

    johnsaulrubio Savant (265) Texas Dec 2, 2006


    I've already seen cases of the Real Ale stuff on shelves in Austin.
  11. jwff

    jwff Savant (320) Alaska Oct 20, 2004

    Both of the Real Ale Brewers Cut series are available in Northwest Houston at the 290/Barker HEB
  12. Ford

    Ford Savant (470) Texas Sep 8, 2012

    Oh.. I have to get some of this if they did... wow.
  13. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Savant (420) Texas Sep 30, 2007

    St arnold Christmas is in at Arbor walk. As is Dechutes Jubilale.
  14. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Savant (465) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Saw the same at heb off 2920 in spring
  15. Daemose

    Daemose Savant (440) Texas Oct 3, 2011

    Anyone seen Sierra Nevada Narwhal in Houston yet?
  16. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    Midtown Specs has it
  17. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (370) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    specs run tomorrow.. Lol
  18. Exiled

    Exiled Advocate (600) Texas May 30, 2009

    I cant wait for more Brown Shugga for it my favorite Lagunitas beer!
  19. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    Real Ale Brewer's Cut is available at HEB Escarpment... about a 75/25 split of Fresh Hop/Black Quadrupel. $7.99 per 4-pack.
  20. CoogBrew

    CoogBrew Aficionado (105) Texas Nov 25, 2010

    Anyone tried either of the Brewer's Cuts yet?
  21. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I thought the Black Quad was excellent when i had it at the Texas Craft Beer Festival.
  22. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Savant (360) Texas Dec 28, 2011

    I agree with Lutter that the black quad is pretty good. The pale ale was so so
  23. CoogBrew

    CoogBrew Aficionado (105) Texas Nov 25, 2010

    Thanks. Good to know. I plan on picking up one of each if I can find them at Spec's or HEB this week.
  24. i had the fresh hop and it is the BEST real ale I have had.
  25. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    I went into the Specs in Georgetown, TX today (about 40 min north of Austin). I know their product moves slow, but I happen to be looking for some Sept Endeavor, and so I checked there. They had Endeavor on the shelf, but it had NO date on it. Was that the FIRST batch, still sitting on the shelves? None of their bottles had dates, so I'm thinking it might be..... (no, I didnt buy any)
  26. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Advocate (505) Texas Apr 13, 2010

    I'm pretty sure they were all bottle dated. Might be a miss stamping?
  27. kmello69

    kmello69 Advocate (505) Texas Nov 27, 2011

    Maybe, but there was at least a case-worth there, and none had dates, so the whole case must not have been stamped. No way to know whether to buy THAT or not
  28. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Advocate (550) Texas Nov 20, 2011

    It's at HEB across from Gabriel's in SA as well (saw it yesterday). I wonder why they got it before Gabriel's.
  29. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    We're waiting for setup info from BEK.
  30. cfrobrew

    cfrobrew Savant (300) Texas Oct 9, 2012

    One of the bottles of pumpkinator I got didnt have a label. Did anyone else have that happen? Its not like it fell off, there was never one on it... Its nice to not have to clean it off for the homebrew but Im still curious if it happened to others.
  31. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Advocate (540) Texas Apr 26, 2007

    New stuff today at Gabriel's:

    GD Hibernation
    Sam Smith Winter Welcome
    Full Sail Wreck the Halls
    St Arnold Christmas
    Brooklyn BCS '12 ('11 is on sale for $6.99 until it runs out. '12 is NOT on sale)
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