AleSmith Brewing Company Barrel Aged Speedway Stout Release

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by jamex, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. BdubleEdubleRUN

    BdubleEdubleRUN Jul 28, 2009 California

    I've been training.
     
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  2. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

     
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  3. Sebowski

    Sebowski Jan 11, 2010 California
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    Pretty sure BASS is scribbled on the boxes that contain BASS. For whatever that's worth...
     
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  4. StarRaptor

    StarRaptor Jun 8, 2010 California

    I got lucky when my lunch plans got moved to Wednesday, not that I would have missed it. 12.12.12 is looking better all the time
     
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  5. baybassboy

    baybassboy Feb 23, 2011 California

    As long as one hand is kept free for cornhole
     
  6. nanobrew

    nanobrew Dec 31, 2008 California

    wait cornhole... now I want to come!

    edit: woohoo, and just like that I am past 1K post, or is this something I should be ashamed of :confused:
     
  7. BdubleEdubleRUN

    BdubleEdubleRUN Jul 28, 2009 California

    whales,bro roots.
     
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  8. stupac2

    stupac2 Feb 22, 2011 California
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    Yes.
     
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  9. baybassboy

    baybassboy Feb 23, 2011 California

    If the community only knew. Anyone got Colleen's number?
     
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  10. BdubleEdubleRUN

    BdubleEdubleRUN Jul 28, 2009 California

    If you can track down the celebrity/movie star. I will donate a bottle for him to markintihar with us.
     
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  11. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Jul 4, 2008

    What a fastball on that one, eh?
     
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  12. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Nov 10, 2006 California
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    I do like the BPT approach. I got pretty PO'd with line cutters at previous Alesmith release.

    Between Bruery & Alesmith, this has been a pretty expensive fall so far. I'm almost glad I couldnt make it out to Darkness.
     
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  13. Retsinis

    Retsinis Sep 25, 2009 California
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    Don't forget Eclipse (assuming you got some coming)
     
  14. Rocket80

    Rocket80 Nov 18, 2011 California

    Nor should we forget the poor bastards who won the Lost Abbey Track Series raffle. Rough times.
     
  15. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Nov 10, 2006 California
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    Ouch dude, you're right. And I just paid Alicia too for the big stash. Oh, and the damn ticket to get in... Need a 2nd job.
     
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  16. HopHead84

    HopHead84 Nov 29, 2006 California
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    Have they sent out notices to pay for the second half? I've received nothing.
     
  17. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Nov 10, 2006 California
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    I got an emailed invoice for the 2nd half yesterday. My buddy said he got his on Saturday. Seems like theyre trickling out slowly.
     
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  18. DougOLis

    DougOLis Aug 15, 2008 California

    Won 2 Track Series, various Bruery Releases, Hoarders Society, Crooked Stave Cellar Reserve, Eclipse, just got back from Belgium, and this (plus maybe MOAS). I don't think I need to buy any beer for a long time now.
     
  19. riko

    riko Jan 18, 2008 California
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    It's definitely scrawled on growler caps when they fill growlers with it.
     
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  20. evilc

    evilc Jan 27, 2012 California

    I need to stop trading these. 5/12 left. I traded 3/4 of my BA Decadence and wish I saved 2.
     
  21. kojevergas

    kojevergas Aug 15, 2010 Colorado
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    Is Alesmith going to be pouring their beer into those damn plastic cups at the event this Saturday? Does anyone know why the hell they do that? I'd fancy me some nutella Speedway but I might just bring my own glass if they're going to insist on serving me liquid gold in a wal-mart cup.
     
  22. baybassboy

    baybassboy Feb 23, 2011 California

    i would drink Nutella Speedway from a hobo's shoe if it were served to me that way
     
  23. riko

    riko Jan 18, 2008 California
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    They've been using glass at the tasting room for the last month or two.
     
  24. redmagik99

    redmagik99 May 15, 2007 California
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    Finally. I wrote to them at least twice about that. They didn't even recycle them...
     
  25. pmarlowe

    pmarlowe Nov 27, 2010 District of Columbia
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    I thought they were still using plastic cups for tasters and glass for pours larger than that.
     
  26. kojevergas

    kojevergas Aug 15, 2010 Colorado
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    ^Interesting. Per their email, servings are limited to tasters for the Speedway variants.
     
  27. evilc

    evilc Jan 27, 2012 California

    SDBW.
     
  28. redmagik99

    redmagik99 May 15, 2007 California
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    That was the case last time I was there which was probably around a month ago. I dearly hope not otherwise I might make a scene.
     
  29. riko

    riko Jan 18, 2008 California
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    They poured my tasters into glass last time I was there. Maybe they just like me.
     
  30. ryno09

    ryno09 May 1, 2010 California

    Same here.

    But I think I'll be bringing my own glass taster glasses with me tomorrow.
     
  31. mookihouse

    mookihouse May 11, 2012 California
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    Will it be crazy crowded tomorrow like it was at O'Brien's? They won't have that same 16 variations of Speedway at the tasting room tomorrow right?
     
  32. besaunders

    besaunders Nov 8, 2007 California

    I doubt it, and though you may see one or two of those variation versions come out, I would not expect to see most of them.
     
  33. domtronzero

    domtronzero Aug 18, 2007 California

    Hmmm... I was there on Sunday trying the BA Nut Brown and the Vietnamese Speedway and they were giving me my tasters in the usual plastic cups. But I think everybody just likes you :)
     
  34. besaunders

    besaunders Nov 8, 2007 California

    I don't understand everybody's problem with the plastic cups. It gives me nostalgic memories of college parties many years ago.
     
  35. queens1130

    queens1130 Nov 21, 2008 California
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    the plastic cups kills the aesthetic of the tasting picture lol. not to mention it's harder to pick out aroma with plastic alll in my face :confused:

    a group of us went in mid oct & they still had the plastics
     
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  36. Retsinis

    Retsinis Sep 25, 2009 California
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    Yeah, when they got those 1L growlers in, and were filling the Vietnamese Speedway Stout, (month ago) plastic cups for tasters was what they served us. I didn't mind it a few years ago when they were the small clear ones with the Alesmith logo on them, but the ones I got were the white screened ones you get in the store, & those too have a faint plastic smell. Would have preferred glass for those tasters. Either way, seems having to constantly buy more in the long run is not as cost effective as buying & cleaning glass, I would think, but maybe not if they buy in bulk. Presentation wise though, not the best first impression, imo.

    From the sounds of it though, it's only glass now & going forward, and if so, thats a good move on their part.
     
  37. queens1130

    queens1130 Nov 21, 2008 California
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    Damn it, I'm already 1.5hrs away from home where I left my BA speedway ticket printouts... I have the BPT order confirmation & ticket numbers in my email, anyone know if that's good enough? I tried calling Alesmith & it's only an automated message..
     
  38. bigsippin

    bigsippin Feb 9, 2012 California

    Should be fine. I did that for BA decadence
     
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  39. pmarlowe

    pmarlowe Nov 27, 2010 District of Columbia
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    I think they just want the confirmation number or something. I just showed them the email on my phone for BAD (yes, I'm going to try to keep this acronym going).
     
  40. queens1130

    queens1130 Nov 21, 2008 California
    Beer Trader

    Cool, thanks guys!
     
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