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Discussion in 'US - Southwest' started by TxUltraRunner, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (375) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    Went to the HEB on Grand Pkwy to scan the shelves for anything that stands out (nothing there usually does, other than the 3 or 4 cases of Jester King Wytchmaker that have been sitting there for months) and right in front of me are 3 bottles of Verticle Epic 12-12-12. There wasn't a price tag on the shelf but I was willing to pay about $15 for each bottle. They ended up ringing up for $7 each.

    Find anything cool/out of the ordinary at your local place?
     
  2. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Savant (465) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    I picked up two bottles of Black Ops for $9.99ea at my heb
     
  3. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    Wow, that has to be a huge mistake on their part. They must have priced it as a 4 pack of the BCS.
     
  4. champ103

    champ103 Champion (870) Texas Sep 3, 2007

    Why do people want Wychmaker that has been sitting around for months?
     
  5. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Savant (465) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Not to be a dick, but I would say they don't. Hence the reason its sitting around for months.
     
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  6. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (375) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    Winner winner chicken dinner!
     
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  7. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    mmmmmmmmmmmmm fried chicken
     
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  8. shit. i would pay even 15 bucks for black ops, but the 23.99 ive been seeing is a bit over the top and as it didnt really stand out to me last year when i received it as a gift, i didnt buy any this year. but at 9.99 who could say no
     
  9. Dajtai007

    Dajtai007 Savant (390) Texas Jan 15, 2009

    NO!
     
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  10. Dajtai007

    Dajtai007 Savant (390) Texas Jan 15, 2009

    Bam, just like that....I did! lol
     
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  11. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (380) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    they need to put all that wytchmaker out of its misery. whomever the beer guy is, needs to be fired.
     
  12. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    LOL... there's 2 cases of Wytchmaker and 2 cases of Noble King that was sitting in a corner at my local HEB for at least 6 months. They recently smartened up and put them in the cooler and I think they're moving now. Mmmm...
     
  13. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    That's about what they are worth, IMO.
     
  14. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    It's all over the place. Not just one store.

    I actually should buy one to confirm a theory I have. Wish they were $5 and I wouldn't think twice.
     
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  15. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    What's your theory?
     
  16. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (375) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    They do not have a beer guy. That's the problem.
     
  17. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Look at what I found today at Midtown Specs....

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    Had to take this one home with me

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  18. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (290) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    Sorry, don't wanna be an ass but... 12/12/12 is all over the place... even where I live i was able to find it in large quantities, and the bottle shops around here are not so good.
     
  19. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Didn't pick that up, that Black Butte and the Porcine though...
     
  20. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    Don't give a fornicate about 12-12-12 but nice BB 24. I've got a 23 and I just migt run down for a 24 pick up.

    Edit.....I wonder if those beers came from the nonpurchased employee stashes.
     
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  21. Lutter

    Lutter Advocate (650) Texas Jun 30, 2010

    I think "WHAT THE?!" is what the employee that had those stashed said when he saw they were on the shelf.
     
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  22. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004


    LOMFL!
     
  23. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Sadly I think they did come from the employee stash, felt guilty getting that 24.

    I'm pretty sure it was more R-rated than that
     
  24. ext1rpate

    ext1rpate Savant (290) Texas Feb 21, 2011

    I was quoting the OP, not you. You're drunk, son!
     
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  25. HopAG

    HopAG Savant (485) Texas Sep 22, 2012

    Maybe a bit
     
  26. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Last year's infected Chocolate Ale that's past its best-by date? Fell for that once, thanks Rosedale Market.
     
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  27. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Savant (375) Texas Aug 16, 2012

    Love it how people preface things with phrases like that - glad you found yours :rolleyes:
     
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  28. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Not all of it was infected. Just one batch.
     
  29. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (380) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    @txultrarunner

    they have pontificator and 120 minute at the HEB on Fry and 99.
     
  30. Danielbt

    Danielbt Savant (380) Texas May 4, 2012

    Only three batches total, so 33% chance. Plus, they're all past the best-by date, regardless if that particular bottle is from the infected batch or not.
     
  31. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (475) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    All of the bottles that came to Texas were from the infected batch.
     
  32. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    I saw bottles come out later that had a slightly different label. It was after the recall.
     
  33. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (475) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    If I recall batch 1, 2 and 3 were all bad and we didn't get any of them that weren't from those. I looked at many places trying to find some non infected bottles since my wife loved the beer on draft.
     
  34. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    I didn't buy any. I was just going on what I was told. You are probably right.
     
  35. mattchow

    mattchow Savant (380) Texas Jun 24, 2012

    So, how can you tell if its infected?
     
  36. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Savant (475) Texas Oct 15, 2011

    Apparently batches 2011-1, 2011-2, 2011-3 "exhibit flavors and aromas not intended"
     
  37. Mcal

    Mcal Aficionado (130) Texas Jul 3, 2012

    That's correct. I was living in Kansas City back then. Got lucky and got a few 2011-4. Still didn't taste as good as on tap, though.
     
  38. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (405) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    Slightly sour, from what I understood. I still intend to eventually drink the infected bottle I have.
     

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