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[SEA] Five Gold Rings?

Discussion in 'US - Northwest' started by NWer, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. NWer

    NWer Advocate (660) Washington Mar 10, 2009

    I look forward each year to the Bruery Christmas seasonal. Any sightings yet in the Seattle area? Northwest?
  2. jpbebeau

    jpbebeau Savant (350) Washington Sep 11, 2011

    I think it was on the shelf at Total Wine in Bellevue when I stopped by to get some Christmas presents [for others].
  3. dirtylou

    dirtylou Champion (760) Washington May 12, 2005

    I have seen it everywhere that sells the Bruery in Seattle (bottleworks, full throttle, whole foods to name a few).

    I also look forward to these releases, but this one looks a little narsty :)
  4. NWer

    NWer Advocate (660) Washington Mar 10, 2009

    Thanks. I saw the comments where some thought it was "narsty" - thank God for Urban Dictionary :) I'm adventurous. Anxious to see for myself and to put another one down. Maybe it will improve with time.
  5. yojimbo1

    yojimbo1 Initiate (0) Kansas Feb 26, 2012

    Pretty sure I saw this at special brews a few days ago.
  6. Sure they were.
  7. dirtylou

    dirtylou Champion (760) Washington May 12, 2005

    For others...

    Narsty = "Of, or concerning, the pinnacle of nastiness. Appallingly ugly."
  8. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Whole Foods Interbay has it.
  9. Lordkrystic

    Lordkrystic Savant (265) Washington Jul 18, 2012

    We will have it on tap at the Red Hot in Tacoma this week...probably Wednesday or Thursday.
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  10. Bottles avail at Tacoma Boys 6th Ave.
  11. NWer

    NWer Advocate (660) Washington Mar 10, 2009

    Where were you when I lived in Federal Way??? Will definitely check out the Red Hot next time we're in the area. We get down that way every once in a while for old times sake.
  12. jnoble

    jnoble Aficionado (160) Oklahoma Feb 23, 2012

    This. I was in at Special Brews on Friday and I definitely saw a couple bottles of it.

    New deliveries from The Bruery, Orange, CA:
    The Bruery - Five Golden Rings
    The Bruery - Oude Tart
    The Bruery - Rueuze Gueuze
    The Bruery - Rugbrod
    The Bruery - Smoking Wood Rye Whiskey Aged

    ^^That is a post from the Special Brews Facebook page from this past Thursday. Hopefully you can get your hands on a bottle, good luck!

    Cheers!
  13. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,025) Washington Sep 18, 2010

    Against my better judgment (based on reviews so far anyway) I picked up a bottle of 5 Golden Rings @ Beer Junction today, along with Oude Tart and Rueuze, plus more other beers than I care to think about. Then I grabbed a Smoking Wood @ Full Throttle; at $24 I hope it's worth it. They also had 5 Golden Rings and Oude Tart. On my way home I stopped @ Roosevelt Whole Foods where I think I saw more 5 Golden Rings and definitely Oude Tart.

    I'll probably lay the 5 Golden Rings down for a year or two at least. I typically buy a pair of Bruery "12 beers" releases, drink one relatively fresh and keep one in the cellar. But I've been pretty discouraged by the reviews I've seen so far, couldn't justify buying a second one.

    Oh, and Last Drop still had lots of Black Raven Pour Les Oiseaux, one that I'd given up weeks ago on acquiring... Still no FW XVI or Ivan anywhere though.
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  14. dirtylou

    dirtylou Champion (760) Washington May 12, 2005

    Nice little Sunday...

    Do you belong to the church of Patrick Rue?

    Got that Black Raven a few weeks ago @ full throttle. Also, got that Rueze before thanksgiving in Portland. Nailed the oude tart, but am sitting out on 5 golden rings and smoking wood this year
  15. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,025) Washington Sep 18, 2010

    It felt a little like that, hauling in four Bruery beers (and passing on another, Rugbrod). What can I say, I'm a sucker for classy packaging. I swear The Bruery had me specifically in mind when they decided on their marketing strategy.
  16. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Savant (485) Washington Nov 12, 2011

    I think it is
  17. pnoland

    pnoland Aspirant (35) Washington Oct 26, 2012

    It was on tap at Bambino's as of Saturday night.
  18. CA_Infidel2o9

    CA_Infidel2o9 Savant (310) Dec 1, 2012

    Lol same here, i've tried 4 of their brews and none of them did it for me...

    so i bought a smoking wood...



    DAMN YOU FANCY PACKAGING!!
  19. Is Oude Tart worth the $21.99 that Whole Foods RSQ is asking? I keep eying it...
  20. mrunseen

    mrunseen Savant (250) Washington Mar 4, 2006

    I saw some bottles at Bottleworks this evening. (12/9/12)

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