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Sea Hag in RI

Discussion in 'US - New England' started by MVP09, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. MVP09

    MVP09 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Picked up a 6 pack at mendon w&m. How do I know it's not old? It was not there a month ago when I was there last. But the same 4 pack of Ghandi Bot was
  2. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Is it sitting on the cardboard case? Those are dated.
  3. EDNOSE

    EDNOSE Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    can changed 6 months ago to really rule out super old ...
  4. Horbar

    Horbar Member

    Location:
    Rhode Island
    I don't know about the Hag, but the GBot s from July. I stopped buying it in Late August because it was no longer good. I told the guy and he said he'd look into it. Lol....it's 5 months later and there it sits for 13.99 a four pack. SMH!!
  5. Providence

    Providence Member

    Location:
    Rhode Island
    My friend bought a sixer of Sea Hag from Mendon w&m at the beginning of December. He bought some Gandhi-Bot as well. The Gbot was a shadow of its former self. However, the bigger story was the Sea Hag, it was ridiculously over carbonated. All six of the beers, when poured into a pint glass had about 1/8 beer and 7/8 head. It was nuts. The beer that we could get to our lips had a very over carbonated mouthfeel as well. Waste of money for sure.

    I'd love to hear how yours turns out. I don't know if he just got a bad sixer or if they are all messed up.
  6. dortenzio1991

    dortenzio1991 Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    Coulda sworn that NEBCO was pulling out of everywhere but CT
  7. LiquidCourage

    LiquidCourage Member

    Location:
    Rhode Island
    The Ghandi Bot I bought in Cumberland a month ago (probably sitting there since July) was below average. At $12 a four pack I probably wont get it again. However, I'd certainly try it fresh and see what its all about.
  8. MVP09

    MVP09 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    It's the newer red label. About to crack one open now. I will let you know if its tasty
  9. MVP09

    MVP09 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Yes confirmed same 4 pack is there with 2 four packs of 668 that look old. Funny place. They had FW barley wine and Frangelic Mnt plus BCBS. But had old NEBCO and saw a 4 pack of big A smuttynose that said it was bottled in 2010. The dust on bottles was an inch thick. Place is on my was home and I live in mass so RI only stuff is a treat. Definitely a hit or miss place
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  10. MVP09

    MVP09 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Drinking now not overly carbonated. It's tangy though piney hops, smells great. No malt taste at all. Think I may have lucked out and it might be fresh. Last time I tasted was a couple years ago and it was in combo with a lot of Dales on a hot beach day. Tastes pretty F ing good
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  11. Pegli

    Pegli Member

    Location:
    Rhode Island
    I just picked up a sixer at my local packie this weekend and it was overly carbonated, lots of floaties, and a bit of a cidery taste to it...I hadn't noticed them before so I thought it was a new shipment.

    What changes have been made to the label ?

    I've been burnt by the Elm City Lager a few times and now Sea Hag...might have to skip over NEBCO for some of the up and coming Lil Rhody offerings...
  12. Providence

    Providence Member

    Location:
    Rhode Island
    Fresh Gbot is in my second favorite right behind Heady Topper.

    I had the ancient stuff from the joint in Cumberland, it was rubbish.

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