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New England Brewing Co lookout thread

Discussion in 'US - New England' started by DrWangerBanger, Oct 17, 2012.

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  1. Think I'll run up tomorrow. Need an Amity run anyway. Anyone know if they can handle swing-top growlers?
     
  2. brikelly

    brikelly Savant (405) New Hampshire Apr 11, 2010

    Wow. I might just get lucky tomorrow! Here's hopin' ...
     
  3. Yes
     
  4. They had trouble filling Hill Farmstead 750ml swing tops last time I was there.
     
  5. Precisely what I was going to bring. Guess I'll dig out my old screw top.
     
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  6. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (650) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    They are hard to fill and lose lots of carbonation in the process.
    Find that old trusty screw top,you will be much better off.

    Cheers/Enjoy
     
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  7. Yeah, they used to have a tube to fill long neck growlers like the HF 750 but apparently it went AWOL or they weren't happy with it or something, cos they're not using it now.

    Mississippi Mud comes in 32oz growlette if you want a cheap screwtop
     
  8. bigedct

    bigedct Savant (405) Connecticut Jun 23, 2011

    All of the above. While I like the idea of "attempted murder", I really enjoy the added play on words while maintaining the contextual idea.
     
  9. The original idea of having Premeditated Murder turn into Attempted Murder after being barrel aged didn't make a lick of sense unless you were familiar with the original beer's label - i.e., a crow fantasizing about banging another crow so as to make enough baby crows to constitute a murder. Then Attempted Murder, rather than being a far less-severe crime than PM, is actually the next step - fantasy turns into action as the crows stop dreaming and start making sweet, sweet crow love.

    Conveying this would have made for a terrific label, I'm sure, but I think it would have confused a lot more people who would have assumed that actual, premeditated murder must be a more serious beer than one that's merely attempted.

    Also, combining a Shining reference with a nod toward the type of barrel used just works too well to pass up.
     
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  10. There was a butt-load at Amity today, so I'm assuming it's the new batch.
     
  11. Was told today that it should be ready in a couple of weeks. I'm pumped.

    They also have sent out the label for Redrum for approval. They said they aren't sure yet on the release date (apparently the snow sent their schedule haywire), but it won't be until after the Coffee Oatmeal Stout. Did get to see the barrels it's aging in, though. Resisted the urge to lick them to claim them as my own.
     
  12. chadb

    chadb Aficionado (100) Connecticut Nov 23, 2008

    I think I was standing right next to you. Were you the guy and girl that left with three growlers? I helped you shut the door.
     
  13. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (650) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    Its is cuz they weren't there a few days ago.

    Cheers
     
  14. Any idea if nebco will be open for fills tomorrow? headed back and will be driving by. thanks!
     
  15. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Advocate (515) Connecticut Sep 22, 2010

    They should be open tomorrow.
     
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  16. Anyone know what's currently on tap??
     
  17. davey101

    davey101 Initiate (0) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009


    Yeah, its a total pain in the ass for them due to the height of the taps but they will begrudgingly wedge it in there and proceed to spill a lot of beer.
     
  18. davey101

    davey101 Initiate (0) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009

    That didn't age too long....it'll have about six months on it?
     
  19. As of the FBD release, they were more or less refusing to fill them, as well as my 1 liter swingtop Night Shift growler, etc.

    Matt did say they were going to get a bunch of screwcap short 32 oz growlers for people who want half fills though.
     
  20. pjs234

    pjs234 Advocate (670) Connecticut Jun 29, 2008

    Smaller growlers would be great. I hate the pressure of trying to kill a full growler in 24 hours or so.
     
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  21. bigedct

    bigedct Savant (405) Connecticut Jun 23, 2011

    But oohhh, it makes for a fun evening. Not so much the next day though! :)
     
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  22. If u go today bring your caps for your growlers. Busy weekend.
     
  23. blckout20

    blckout20 Savant (280) Connecticut May 24, 2012

    Is there any word on Bot being available in stores again anytime soon?
     
  24. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Advocate (515) Connecticut Sep 22, 2010

    Its in stores right now....
     
  25. Bigstein09

    Bigstein09 Zealot (90) Connecticut Oct 23, 2012

    I picked up a 4pk at Amity about 20 min ago. Still a decent amount left.
     
  26. Coffee Oatmeal Stout growlers next week! Hopefully before the bachelor party I'm going to over the weekend...

     
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  27. MVP09

    MVP09 Savant (365) Massachusetts Oct 19, 2012

    How far do I have to drive into CT to find fresh Gandi-Bot from RI. I was hoping not to drive all the way to Woodbridge
     
  28. Branford maybe?
     
  29. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Advocate (515) Connecticut Sep 22, 2010

    I have seen it recently in Madison....
     
  30. Actually give the brewery a call. They know of a few places in new London
     
  31. On tap sea hag, g-bot, ist and 668
     
  32. xanok

    xanok Savant (405) Connecticut Aug 13, 2009

    The fact that this has been available for growlers for two weeks now makes me think the lack of bottles in Hartford area is no coincidence.
     
  33. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Advocate (515) Connecticut Sep 22, 2010

    Could it also be the snow? Most towns around here were not completely dug out till last Wednesday.... Even Gandhi bot was delayed hitting stores around here.
     
  34. Snow set the guys back abit. Jammed pack
     
  35. xanok

    xanok Savant (405) Connecticut Aug 13, 2009

    In previous years, they've run out of IST for growlers in less than two days.
     
  36. They made an extra batch this year since going into ny. This is the last keg.
     
  37. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Advocate (515) Connecticut Sep 22, 2010

    Ok so now we know NEBCo hates Hartford and Fairfield counties... :rolleyes:
     
  38. They are trying to get to all counties.
     
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  39. blckout20

    blckout20 Savant (280) Connecticut May 24, 2012

    via the NEBCO facebook page
     
  40. codasnap52

    codasnap52 Savant (305) Connecticut Jan 24, 2008

    For all you NEBCO fans. Coalhouse Pizza in Stamford is running a $9 pitcher promo for ALL CT beers this weekend. It was originally scheduled just for Friday night, but they've extended it through today. I was able to get FBD and IST for the $9 price, which is just stunning. Not sure which NEBCO beers they still have on draft, but at that price its well worth looking into if you are in the area.
     
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