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Parabola release date announced

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by jvillefan, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. Lansman

    Lansman Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 19, 2011 Beer Trader

    I've posted this before, but this is just too good to not be shared again. Due to some sort of shipping error, this hit the largest Binny's in Chicago for craft beer (Castle Vav) on September 24, 2011:

    SadMachine, PKPUNCH, randjuke and 2 others like this.
  2. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (840) Colorado Jan 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    Those chocolates notes are burned into my soul. I cannot wait!
  3. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (840) Colorado Jan 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I will trade Jackie Os to anybody that can reunite me with this glorious black liquid
  4. Have they even bottled this year's batch yet? I sort of doubt it.

    I wouldn't worry about this being last year's batch, or the batch from two years ago, as long as it wasn't stored in an unrefrigerated warehouse all of last summer. I've pulled out a bottle of 2012 and a bottle of 2011 in the past month, and both were pretty awesome.
    maximum12 likes this.
  5. ao125

    ao125 Savant (335) Virginia Dec 1, 2010

    Except for what I owe the IRS.
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (975) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Did they all fit in your cart?
    TomClem, OneBeertoRTA, LSMroz and 2 others like this.
  7. Lansman

    Lansman Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 19, 2011 Beer Trader

    I had just returned from bringing back 4 bottles from Seattle at the same price. Needless to say, my feeling about how fortunate I was to bring them back across the country to enjoy was significantly tempered upon seeing this end cap less than 2 miles from my house.
  8. Samuel906

    Samuel906 Savant (270) California Aug 18, 2012

    Who's got two thumbs, loves parabola, and lives 5 miles from the Firestone brewery?

    ;) Ahhhh so excited!
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  9. Can you get an extension due to the release of beer? Hellloooo, priorities.
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  10. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Savant (290) Texas Jan 8, 2011

    I hate to be that guy for whomever already has a hard time getting this.. but I am stoked that we will be getting Firestone beers in TX in less than two weeks. This doesn't mean Parabola, however - only their core lineup e.g. Union Jack, Double Jack, DBA, Porter, Velvet Merlin etc. But maybe, just maybe, Firestone Walker has some Parabola stashed away for a TX release. A lowly BA can only hope.
    1424IpA likes this.
  11. Lucky you! Are you going to the Invitational fest this year?
  12. infi

    infi Advocate (520) New York Apr 4, 2009 Beer Trader

    I f'n love this beer.
  13. Mthill

    Mthill Disciple (60) California Dec 11, 2012

    Calendar marked...can't wait for this one. Had the '12 on draft last year, almost by accident, and have been searching for more ever since.
  14. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (420) Illinois May 6, 2012

    Is it April 15th yet?
  15. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Savant (440) California Nov 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    Things should be in full swing by September for Velvet Merkin ! Enjoy!
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  16. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Advocate (540) Minnesota Jan 23, 2013 Beer Trader

    If the release is 4/15 anyone have a guess on when it will make it to AZ?
  17. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Advocate (520) California Dec 21, 2011 Beer Trader

    It'll be closer to May just like normal then. My area always gets FW 2-3 weeks after FW releases it.
  18. AndrewK

    AndrewK Savant (495) California Oct 20, 2006

    Whoever. Sorry, grammar police on patrol.
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  19. MontereyBay831

    MontereyBay831 Savant (360) California Dec 15, 2012 Beer Trader

    I can do that when it comes out, PM me if interested.
  20. Rainier

    Rainier Savant (280) California Dec 20, 2012

    My town is gonna be flooded with these once it comes out. I can hook people up if the trade is right.
  21. shelby3161

    shelby3161 Aficionado (200) Illinois Jan 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I can't wait for for April 15th, I just had a cellared bottle about a week agao.
  22. atomic

    atomic Advocate (500) Illinois Sep 22, 2009 Beer Trader

  23. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (660) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    According to my beer man... we're definitely getting Parabola... at least in Austin!
    rdooley and MisterGrizz like this.
  24. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (375) California Feb 4, 2012 Beer Trader

  25. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Savant (290) Texas Jan 8, 2011

    That 'm' totally infiltrated my sentence. What a bastard. Thank you officer.
  26. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (705) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    Interesting.I'd like to clear that shelf of "last years" inventory.
    We don't see this gem in my parts.Darn it!

  27. Rainier

    Rainier Savant (280) California Dec 20, 2012

    they still have a lot of last year's at the brewery
  28. Sisky

    Sisky Savant (310) California Dec 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    Was at Barrelworks last weekend and the 2012 is still there but now at $35. You can also spring for a 2010 but it will run you $70.
  29. RWNay

    RWNay Savant (475) Illinois Oct 7, 2010 Subscriber

    Which Binny's location is Castle Vav? I've been wanting to know which of their locations was the largest and best selection. I'd appreciate the info!
  30. masterhoa

    masterhoa Aficionado (235) California Jun 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    I've got bad news everyone. This year's batch isn't as good as last year's. It's a shell of what it used to be. Nobody bother picking any up...especially if you live in southern california.
    Kaz646, SubpoenaDeuces, BobZ and 4 others like this.
  31. I guess you are going to make the sacrifice, right?
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  32. Jaap

    Jaap Aficionado (225) Washington Sep 21, 2012 Beer Trader

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  33. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poobah (1,045) New Hampshire Apr 9, 2010 Beer Trader

    I just popped into one of the best stores in my state and was surprised to find 2 bottles looking at me. Thought it was odd knowing the April release. Opened the box and oh snap it is 2012, not sad at all. Still have a chance for 2013 in z month or so. What happened to the shipment in N.H., the 2nd release of 2012, SCORE!:)
  34. Rainier

    Rainier Savant (280) California Dec 20, 2012

    Hoping to score 6-12 bottles release date.
  35. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poobah (1,045) New Hampshire Apr 9, 2010 Beer Trader

    Round two, sweet!
    t4haughton likes this.
  36. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

    this is > ironic
  37. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Advocate (520) California Jan 7, 2013 Beer Trader

    This showed up on Firestone's instagram yesterday


    April can't come soon enough!
  38. VAbdoyan

    VAbdoyan Savant (280) California Jul 24, 2011

    cannot wait to get my hands on some!
  39. So mid-May Chicago sightings are what the thought is?
  40. Pinioned

    Pinioned Savant (285) Kentucky Dec 16, 2012

    Never had it, but sounds delish... Hope they sell it around here.