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Discussion in 'Southwest' started by squirrely2005, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. squirrely2005

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    So I was thinking about drinking my 120 from September. I feel like I shouldn't BUT there's an HEB that has a to. Of it. Just to be sure though I looked up on DFHs website about when its coming out again and it doesn't say distribution would be to Texas.
    Does anybody know if we'll get it again in February? I probably won't drink it but still curious.
     
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    I've already been hearing about places getting it again around Texas, so I wouldn't worry about drinking it.

    I don't think our Central Market ever ran out!
     
  3. squirrely2005

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    Hmm ok. The HEB plus on bandera and 1604 has sooo much of it. I think I might drink it. These would have to be from September though right?
    Think we'll get it in February? I'm just unfamiliar with how it all works.
     
  4. squirrely2005

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    I just realized you said again which would mean from September.
     
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    Gabriel's has received three cases this month in addition to the two we had leftover from the fall. We may get a few more cases today. I think 120 is going to be abundant for a while.
     
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    My local bar has 120 on tap as we speak.
     
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    Go on...
     
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    I saw a stack of 3-4 cases of 120 minute at the Specs on Airport. Those lazy bastards always have empty sku's on the shelves and tons of random stuff in the back.
     
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    Nobi Public House. But this is for the Houston guys.
     
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    I saw some on the shelves at Spec's Smith St and picked some up at HEB Central Market last week. The date code on the bottles is different than the code from the bottles I picked up in September.
     
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    If you're worried about not having one in a few months. Why not go buy another one now?
     
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    WHOA
     
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    Or a bunch. Its everywhere
     
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    This....I've been to that specs once and holy shit what a cluster
     
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    There was a new batch. It's all over.

    I try to buy 1 every batch so I can keep them aging. This beer needs time.
     
  16. Texas_Speed

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    Sorry, let me clarify my earlier post. The keg was dropped off yesterday and they haven't tapped it yet.

    Nobi Public House
    Look at what was dropped off...Dogfish Head 120 Minute!

    [​IMG]
     
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    3 bottles were on the shelf at Houston-Specs Downtown. I bought 2. I think there were more that were out and someone went buy crazy.
     
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    There were like 50 on Friday.
     
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    I kind of want to drink one now and age the other. But I hear it's quite sweet. Would I be better off just aging them both? I have patience.
     
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    The longer it sits, the more sweet it gets. Fresh, the stuff is hoppy as all get-out. After time the hops drop out and the balance transitions from bitter to sweet.
     
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    I find the exact opposite is true.

    Fresh it's a sweet syrupy alcoholic mess. With time it actually develops a hop presence. I find 6 months to a year is the sweet spot.

    And yes, I know this is against everything we all know about IPAs and I can't explain it.

    Mind you that it's never really a hoppy beer.
     
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    In that case I might as well drink one now and save one for later...
     
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    I agree. When it is new it is undrinkably sweet for me. But with at least a year on it, it mellows and becomes slightly more balanced. Still not one of my favorites. I have some I'm going to let sit for a long time and see if it helps.
     
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    My friend from Dallas bought 6 of them. She must not be able.to.find it up there.
     
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    6 isn't so bad. Other than the fact it's $10 a bottle. lol

    I would never hoard that beer. It's a nice one about once a year. Other than that, I can pass.
     
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    people still get excited about this beer?
     
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    Well it has only come out in bottles once in the last 4 or so years. Well, twice now I guess.

    It's a new thing to a lot of newer beer nerds.
     
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    I said the same thing about the price. I only had it for the first time like 6 months ago, so it was exciting to finally get the Big brother to the 60-90 minute.
     
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    I was more excited when I got a 64oz growler for $20 - split with two other guys, that was a solid night.
     
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    Hoping to snag myself a bottle or 2.
     
  31. DanzBorin

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    21 ounces of 120 is pretty serious!
     
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    I would love to get a growler of this. Kinda winey and tons of my non-craft friends loved it.

    Great stuff!
     
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    That's so weird. My brother who hates all things hoppy loves this beer.
     
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    Specs in Temple got 5 cases of it yesterday.
     
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    Have you ever had fresh DFH 120 Min? No. Then buy 2 or 3 and drink one now and age the rest at least a year. There is no other reasonable answer to the 'drink now or age it?' question.

    Taste is subjective and just because some people don't enjoy it fresh but do after a few months/ years does not mean you will so drink it and if you like it drink more of it. Ageing it might ruin it for you and your specific palate.
     
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    I had it fresh when I bought it in September. I ended up drinking it and ill probably go buy one on Friday when I get paid. I'm hoping they'll still be there but if not its nothing ill cry over.
    It tasted...the same as it did in September to me. I thought it'd change a little but it tasted basically the same.
     
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    Specs-smith had a bunch last night.
     
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    Specs Bay Area got a case in. 1 bottle limit. I'm happy.
     
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    Specs Fort worth eastchase still had a bunch on the shelves 1 bottle limit.
     
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    I think this should be like a 3 bottle limit

    Even at that I think it will last a while due to price.
     
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