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Samuel Adams' Hop-ology seasonal IPA pack

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by AutumnBeerLove, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. grandmachine

    grandmachine Savant (315) California Mar 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Do you know of any liquor stores in LA that carry it?
  2. Total Wine in Northridge has it right now.
  3. place88

    place88 Zealot (75) Michigan Apr 14, 2008

    That was very good. If it comes out again I'll get it.
  4. place88

    place88 Zealot (75) Michigan Apr 14, 2008

  5. im a sam adams fan and i must say this variety pack was pretty dissappointing. i would take the spring thaw variety over the hopology if i had to choose again.
  6. br3wmeister

    br3wmeister Savant (355) Colorado Dec 24, 2006

    Sounds like something fun to try.
  7. Crookdrain

    Crookdrain Advocate (515) New York Jan 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    Picked up this for the Superbowl at $18 in Brooklyn. Totally disappointed. The Baltic IPA was a drain pour. Latitude is good but everything else is mediocre at best.
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  8. Mauidan

    Mauidan Aficionado (190) New York Mar 14, 2008

    Can't find it but just bought my son a Spring Thaw 12
  9. MrOH

    MrOH Advocate (550) Maryland Jul 5, 2010

    Could be because it was released last summer.

    BEERMILER12 Champion (995) Maine Sep 11, 2010

    They just recently released it again...
  11. MrOH

    MrOH Advocate (550) Maryland Jul 5, 2010

    Dark Depths or the Hopology twelve pack? If it's the twelve pack, I retract my statement.

    BEERMILER12 Champion (995) Maine Sep 11, 2010

    The 12-pack. I picked one up at the end of January simply because I hadn't had the Grumpy Monk. The best before date was June 2013.
  13. Still have a Latitude 48 Deconstructed aging in cold storage. Will be breaking the seal tomorrow night for a party tasting.
  14. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Advocate (515) California Jan 1, 2011 Beer Trader

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  15. BryanK

    BryanK Savant (305) New York Nov 27, 2010

    Heard the baltic isnt too bad. However considering that Latitude 48 was possibly the most under-hopped trash example of a ipa I can remember trying ever...ill pass
  16. BlindSalimander

    BlindSalimander Savant (345) Texas Aug 16, 2010

    New skid of this at my local Costco for $29 per case. Is it worth trying?

    They still had over a half skid of the Winter mix.
  17. shand

    shand Advocate (705) Florida Jul 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    I saw these Hopology packs today at Total Wine ... right next to 12 packs of Double Agent.

    It was an easy pick, now I've got a ton of delicious Double Agent to drink!
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  18. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    Costco in Tucson has them for $23.99 a case. Good stuff.
  19. mwolfe

    mwolfe Aficionado (100) California Apr 30, 2006

    I know this is an old thread but they have this at costco now. I forget the exact price but it was about $25 for a 24 pack. Great deal. I just had a dark depths IPA, not exactly my favorite IPA but it's pretty good. From what I hear there are several other winners here. Great deal.
  20. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    I really like this pack. If it was Year round I would buy it a lot. :)
  21. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    2014 Hopology is out. Saw it at Costco and Total Wine. I might grab one later but right now I have a bit of a surplus of beer...

    Double Agent IPA, Roggen Wolf,Tasman Red,Third Voyage,Grumpy Monk,White Water IPA.

    Roggen Wolf is new. Looks like it replaces the latitude that was in the pack last year.
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  22. Nedster10

    Nedster10 Savant (345) Michigan Feb 25, 2014 Beer Trader

    Looking forward to trying this.
  23. JohnCassillo

    JohnCassillo Advocate (625) California Mar 29, 2013 Beer Trader

    Disappointed they didn't try out some new stuff in there. With Roggen Wolf as the only new option, don't necessarily have the same drive to pick it up as I previously did.
  24. Just arrived at the bottle shop I work at, and we're selling it for less than $30! It's safe to say that this will be my next beer purchase.
  25. Very nice mix pack case of IPAs for about $1.12 per each at Sam's in these parts. Can't beat that!
  26. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Champion (875) North Carolina May 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    I really like Double Agent and Whitewater is okay but I'm not generally a Sam Adams fan so I'm worried I might not like the rest of 'em. However, since money's real tight for me right now and, as a result, I recently purchased the new 4-Way IPA variety pack from SN, of which there are only a few left, it seems like purchasing this would be a natural progression. So, if I can find this for under $30, what the hell? Ticker's gotta tick.
  27. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    Yeah I hear ya on that one but most of these were pretty good. Beats their Seasonal packs by 100 miles!
  28. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poobah (1,265) New Mexico Jun 14, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Anybody know if this is distributed to every state? I wanna try to find it here in New Mexico. My go-to bottle shop hadn't heard anything about it.
  29. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    I have only seen it at Costco and Total Wine here in Tucson AZ.
  30. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Savant (465) Georgia Sep 22, 2011

  31. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Savant (465) Georgia Sep 22, 2011

    Belgians need to stay out of the variety packs just add another Black IPA
  32. Grumpy Monk
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  33. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    I thought Grumpy Monk was pretty good.
  34. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Savant (465) Georgia Sep 22, 2011

    The problem is I can't get used to Belgians, I'm actually frustrated because some of the Monks know how to brew and I'm missing out cause of my tastebuds.
  35. It will be coming back out again mid summer
  36. They were the 4 below and the 5th varietal was changed out to Mosiac which will be in this pack

    Hallertau Mittlefrueh(won gold at GABF)
    East kent Goldings
  37. I thought Third Voyage was one of the best things they ever put out!
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  38. Honestly, the Zeus was actually really good. My favorite IIRC.
  39. DaltonC

    DaltonC Savant (370) Idaho Oct 10, 2013 Beer Trader

    Saw this today in Total Wine...it was at least a 24 pack.. thing was huge...
  40. NorthSteve

    NorthSteve Aficionado (100) Michigan Mar 12, 2011 Beer Trader

    Don't want to rain on anyone's parade but.....Friend brought a 12 pack to my house in February 2013. Six beer drinkers in house and not one beer was a considered even average. Had to pawn most of them off to unsuspecting guests throughout the summer. Finally ridded my refrigerator of them in September. Stopped at a nephews house in March 2014. He had just purchased the twelve pack had a couple, hated them, and offered me the rest. Having a short memory I tried a Third Voyage. Yup it was worse than I remembered. I politely declined his offer to take the rest with me. I have since tried the Rebel IPA as well. My conclusion is Sam Adams has not figured out the IPA world yet. I usually like their brews but with all the good and great IPAS out there I will steer clear of Sam Adams IPAS. Sorry
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