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Stone Espresso IRS

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by awdturboiv, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. founder26

    founder26 Savant (470) Michigan Sep 9, 2009

    Not sure I havent picked it up yet, my guess is it should cost the same.
    szmnnl99 likes this.
  2. MilkManX

    MilkManX Savant (390) Arizona Jul 10, 2012

    I will start looking for this next week. Sounds good.
  3. dar482

    dar482 Champion (875) New York Mar 9, 2007 Beer Trader

    Excited for an IRS and Parabola hunt next week. Hope it comes soon in NY.
  4. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (595) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    My shelf harpoon never gets any rest.
  5. I love the licorice flavor in true RIS'. When coffee/espresso is overdone in a RIS... that just sucks.
    FriarTuckInLuck likes this.
  6. HopFace

    HopFace Savant (495) Colorado Feb 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Oh hello....

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  7. Satchboogie

    Satchboogie Advocate (680) New Hampshire Oct 16, 2010 Beer Trader

    Dude... Really hate having to go out of state to get this shit when the state carries Stone.
  8. never got to try the anise IRS (even though it sounds delicious to me), but the espresso variant sounds excellent. stone IRS was the first imperial stout that i tried that i loved. they use to intimidate me in a big way.
  9. mikeyz

    mikeyz Initiate (20) California Mar 20, 2013

    had it yesterday from my stone salesman. Insanely good. Can't wait to get it on our lines...
  10. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Advocate (655) California Mar 2, 2013 Beer Trader

    Do you work at a liquor store or something?
  11. HopFace

    HopFace Savant (495) Colorado Feb 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    No, I live in PA :(
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  12. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Advocate (655) California Mar 2, 2013 Beer Trader

    I ask because that looks like a case straight from Stone. How'd you get it?
  13. HopFace

    HopFace Savant (495) Colorado Feb 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    I went to the beer distributor and bought it.

    If you are unfamiliar with Pennsylvania's awesome laws let me enlighten you. Unless you buy beer in a certain few grocery stores, or an extremely over priced hot dog shop (that doesn't really sell hot dogs), you have to buy beer by the case.

    Luckily for me, the beer distributor I go to is great and the guys will order me stuff if I ask. I asked, they hooked it up. Do I need a whole case of it? Probably not.

    I'll probably drink some, trade some, or just age a few.
  14. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Advocate (655) California Mar 2, 2013 Beer Trader

    You lucky bastard. Or should I say Lukcy Basartd?
    Momar42, YogiBeer, BlakeSmith and 2 others like this.
  15. raynmoon

    raynmoon Advocate (630) Colorado Aug 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    Has anybody tasted this Espresso IRS yet?!

    My local Bevmo won't get it for "another week or two". Or even better: "the lady says it's coming"

    ...can't wait for that day.
    ironchefmiyagi13 likes this.
  16. Just picked up 3 bottles from the store and guy said that one customer bought 3 cases of each today.
  17. Rainier

    Rainier Savant (280) California Dec 20, 2012

    I want badly.
  18. ThePorterSorter

    ThePorterSorter Advocate (655) Oregon Aug 10, 2010 Beer Trader

    Can anybody shed some insight on what other beers (if any) Ryan bros has collaborated on? They sound so familiar...yet google is so far away to look it up myself
    I'm interested if any coffee&beer nerds have sought out the exact beans (i.e. with the stone espresso IRS - obtaining ryan bros espresso beans) used in various coffee beers for a side-by-side...and if the quest was worth the reward?

    Edit: alesmith (speedway) uses their beans, I couldn't resist...but who else?
  19. Obsidian

    Obsidian Savant (325) California Dec 9, 2012

    It is brilliant. Just awesome. I grabbed two bottles and will be going back for more.

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  20. profbobo

    profbobo Savant (300) Colorado Apr 24, 2008 Beer Trader

    9.50 in pittsburgh.
  21. randylangford

    randylangford Advocate (650) Pennsylvania Jun 11, 2008 Beer Trader

    $6.99 in Pittsburgh actually, but I went for the case at my stone distributor.
  22. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Champion (775) Michigan Apr 3, 2006 Beer Trader

    Still waiting in SE Michigan...:(
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  23. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Advocate (690) Missouri May 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Damn, anybody know if this is coming to MO? The regular IRS hit today
  24. Obsidian

    Obsidian Savant (325) California Dec 9, 2012

    Grab as many as you can ... they are flying off the shelves here in SoCal.
  25. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (590) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    It arrived yesterday in Royal Oak, got me some.
    szmnnl99 likes this.
  26. Herky21

    Herky21 Advocate (730) Iowa Aug 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    $5.99 in Iowa. Rock bottom prices. I bought 2 of them, and 2 of the regular. Bottle limit...
  27. Daemose

    Daemose Advocate (525) Texas Oct 3, 2011 Beer Trader

    Have they ever heard of Great Divide Brewing Company?
  28. Which message are you replying to?
  29. Picked up a couple bottles yesterday afternoon. Looking forward to giving one a try.
  30. bigedct

    bigedct Savant (415) Connecticut Jun 23, 2011

    Find it funny that on the bottle, they recommend grabbing a case and drinking one every 3-6 months. Have they ever tried to buy limited releases on the east coast. I'd have to hit over 12 packys to get a case, cuz half wouldn't have it or only sell me a limit of one.
    SadMachine likes this.
  31. HopFace

    HopFace Savant (495) Colorado Feb 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Had one last night. It was great. HUGE coffee bomb. Would recommend picking this guy up.
    dianimal likes this.
  32. MarioM

    MarioM Advocate (610) California Sep 13, 2009

    Anyone know where to find this around Mountain View or San Jose CA? Tried Jane's Beer store but nothing so far.
  33. MarioM

    MarioM Advocate (610) California Sep 13, 2009

    Actually, I just saw a picture of in on Bobby's Liquors website!
  34. Benny3000

    Benny3000 Savant (420) Michigan Apr 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Where can I find this in SE Mi?
    JohnB87 likes this.
  35. CavemanBrau

    CavemanBrau Savant (305) Iowa Apr 5, 2013 Beer Trader

    Picked up 3 bombers yesterday. All my regular bottle shops were out, so I trekked to hy-vee liquor and bang buscuit, about 12 bombers on the shelf. Excellent balance in regards to the espresso. I'll have to see if hy-vee has anymore today.
  36. badboy7113

    badboy7113 Savant (495) Florida Jan 19, 2011 Beer Trader

    Hope this makes it's way to Florida soon!
  37. JohnnyMc

    JohnnyMc Advocate (605) Ohio Feb 14, 2012 Beer Trader

    Anyone in Ohio found this yet? I know it usually takes forever to get here, but thought I would ask.
  38. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (770) Illinois Apr 8, 2010 Beer Trader

    Grabbed my first today. Very good! Usually I am pretty "meh" about Stone, this one wowed me.
  39. Catchy_Name

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

    This beer is fantastic, I went back and grabbed a couple more. Word is that Stone shipped a very small amount out for this first run and will ship more in a few weeks. Wonder why they did that.