Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine by selecting auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Toppling Goliath (TG) Assassin 2014...

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by shawnp, Feb 9, 2014.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. really hope this doesn't release in June, March or July would be great.
  2. MNBeerGeek

    MNBeerGeek Advocate (660) Minnesota Jun 25, 2013 Verified

    I just hope it's on in the taproom for awhile. Even if I can't make it to snag a bottle, I'd head down there just to have a beer or two.
    McRyan likes this.
  3. youngac

    youngac Savant (260) North Carolina Jul 14, 2005

    Clark - you guys continue to do an amazing job. Here's to hoping I can make it back for a release or 2!

    By the way, the Xhop series was terrific.

  4. BrettHead

    BrettHead Advocate (660) Nebraska Sep 18, 2010

    Not that history always repeats itself but I don't believe they have kegged off any of their BA beers before.
  5. Mealhouse

    Mealhouse Savant (410) Minnesota Feb 19, 2012 Verified

    Doesn't this simply create multipule smaller shit-shows?
    BeerGoogler and Douggo like this.
  6. SipIt

    SipIt Savant (300) Minnesota Jul 18, 2013 Verified

    Interesting, so they haven't had them on tap at the release parties? They have plenty of other good beer, so I wouldn't be too disappointed, but...
    BeerGoogler likes this.
  7. UWBadgerFan4Life

    UWBadgerFan4Life Advocate (610) Wisconsin Jul 24, 2012 Verified

    KBBS was on tap for the release. They also had MD on tap and Assassin bottles for sale for on-site consumption! I had all 3. It was a good weekend!! :D
  8. BrettHead

    BrettHead Advocate (660) Nebraska Sep 18, 2010

    I knew they had tapped MD which of course isn't BA. Didn't realize they had kegged any KBBS.
  9. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Savant (485) Vermont Nov 14, 2011

    After reading this thread ..... Wow. Just wow. People seriously need to relax.
  10. Seefeldt

    Seefeldt Savant (365) Minnesota May 15, 2008

    hey5hitgoose likes this.
  11. mattafett

    mattafett Savant (475) Iowa Mar 9, 2009

    But that's not very fun. You have to have some sort of complicated logistics plan up your sleeve.:)
    EdwardFortyHands likes this.
  12. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Hey, I know how to run a brewery better than the owners dammit ;)!!!
    mnbearsfan and mattafett like this.
  13. Might be the wrong place to ask this but does anyone know if TG will fill 32 oz growlers?
  14. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Savant (415) Minnesota Feb 23, 2012 Verified

    I know they used to, but I think I have heard that they don't anymore.
  15. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,065) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012 Verified

    They're tapping a keg of Assassin at Hunahpu Day this year.
    ToadiesForCody likes this.
  16. eyemustard

    eyemustard Savant (310) Wisconsin Apr 5, 2012 Verified

    I thought I read that they will be pouring samples of Assassin from bottles, but everything else would be kegged.
  17. Powderhornphil

    Powderhornphil Advocate (665) Minnesota Apr 30, 2012 Verified

    Not sure if Iowa laws would allow it. But I can only hope some CCB shows up at AD.
    BottleCaps80 likes this.
  18. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

  19. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,065) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012 Verified

    I'm sure I missed that. Assassin shows up on the Hunahpu Day master taplist so I assumed it was a keg. Sorry for the misunderstanding, especially if what you say is true.
  20. TgBC

    TgBC Savant (255) Iowa Aug 28, 2011

    No keg of Assassin. There will be Mornin Delight there though and Mornin Delight on at the taproom in Decorah as well.

  21. Samjuan12

    Samjuan12 Savant (280) Illinois Jun 17, 2012 Verified

    I think i'll take the keg at huna over the taproom...nothing against the taproom....I just need a break from this snow...
  22. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,065) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012 Verified

    Thanks for clarifying! Apologies.
  23. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Savant (475) Iowa Oct 29, 2010 Verified

    On tap at the taproom the same day as Huna?
    HawkeyeNation and anticipation23 like this.
  24. TgBC

    TgBC Savant (255) Iowa Aug 28, 2011

    Yes. I wish we had more teku's as I doubt they'll last until then.
  25. PieOhMy

    PieOhMy Advocate (525) Minnesota Feb 23, 2013

    Yes. Yes they did.
    SR71 on tap as well. All this was spent by 8 AM!!!
  26. I loved the SR71!
  27. striker2160

    striker2160 Advocate (555) Minnesota May 5, 2013 Verified

    The SR71 was very good. I had it at the Assassin release. I passed on it at the KBBS release and had 2 MD instead.
  28. TgBC

    TgBC Savant (255) Iowa Aug 28, 2011

    Well, we said why not have an extra fun day at the taproom.

    -Sosus bottles
    -King Sue
    -Mornin Delight

    There will still be a MD keg tapped at the taproom in Decorah on March 8 (as well as at Hunahpu's Day), this keg is just extra.

  29. dkrep

    dkrep Aficionado (210) Wisconsin Oct 4, 2013 Verified

    What are the chances of Teku's lasting until Monday? No way for me to get there until then. :(
  30. Road trip!
  31. MPLSbrewer

    MPLSbrewer Savant (280) Minnesota Dec 7, 2010 Verified

    Is anyone there right now? I'd love to see the teku and know how busy it is. I'm contemplating driving down tonight from Minneapolis
  32. shawnp

    shawnp Advocate (525) Minnesota Jan 15, 2010 Verified

    I went to the tap room today and had a nice chat with Clark and Mike. I picked up a couple tekus and a pile of Sue and Sosus. To top off the day, Mornin' Delight was on tap and dammit if that isn't a world class brew. Incredible.
    McRyan, BrettHead, Bond111 and 6 others like this.
  33. aliving1

    aliving1 Savant (295) Minnesota Aug 3, 2011

    I wish I could have made down today, but the weather had me at work late.
  34. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Did you get to try King Sue as well? If so, how was it?
  35. Erdinger2003

    Erdinger2003 Savant (475) Iowa Sep 16, 2005

    Tasty stuff! Grapefruity bite along with citra flavors!
  36. Doubtful MD will still be on tap on Sunday but I'm beyond excited for King Sue! Any new TG beer is a must try, and the Assassin teku's are icing on the cake. Heard case limits were upped to 2 per person as well, just in time to spend all my money on Sosus :D
  37. shawnp

    shawnp Advocate (525) Minnesota Jan 15, 2010 Verified

    I did not get to try KS. The keg wasn't there yet when I was and I couldn't stay long.
  38. BarrelAgedBarry

    BarrelAgedBarry Savant (345) Minnesota Feb 27, 2012 Verified

    Another 1/6 bbl of MD will be back at the taproom March 8th according to TG's twitter
    shawnp likes this.
  39. MNPikey

    MNPikey Advocate (600) Minnesota Feb 27, 2011 Verified

    Hopefully King Sue will be put on tap at Casanovas.
    McRyan and DogfishRyan like this.
  40. HawkeyeNation

    HawkeyeNation Savant (490) Iowa Jun 18, 2013 Verified

    What time did you have to leave??
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.