Ananke Day 2013!

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by bccocx, Apr 11, 2013.

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  1. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Wanted to thank Clonies, codyhaskell, and canadianghetto for the trades as well. Sorry I had to book, but after working all night and driving to San Antonio, I was completely toast by 1:00.

    Drinking a Citra Homebrew someone gave me today (no idea who) and its damn good.
     
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  2. miikezombie

    miikezombie Aspirant (247) Aug 13, 2010 Texas

    I do what I can to help out.

    And lol at 4 bottles. Congrats to Freetail for selling all the bottles today.
     
  3. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    Hopefully it means more bottles next time ;). They're doing damned good business!
     
  4. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas

    This has been a fantastic week for beer. In addition to my three KBS and three Parabola, I left the bottle share today with:

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    ...in addition to trying like 30 awesome beers and having a pour of one of my all time favorites, WBADPP. :D

    Thanks again to starkmarvelo and canadianghetto! <3
     
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  5. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    The bottle share was insane... I was mostly stalking Loons while people were distracted by other beers. Couldnt believe some of the beers that were just sitting around unloved.
     
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  6. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    canadianghetto (Will) is a good guy. He threw a Bruery Sour in the Rye in my lap while I was getting in my car to leave.
     
  7. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    I am so sorry dude. I don't know what happened.
     
  8. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    You put a bag (Czech Store?) on the table by the glass, the wind inflated the bag, and the bag blew into his glass, which got knocked over by it! Aside from the actual breaking, the sequence of events is just so absurd that it's kinda funny.

    sorry clonies
     
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  9. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Disciple (300) Mar 12, 2012 Texas
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    Good times. No one junk punched me or by me..always a success. John I will play lil spoon to your arthritic spoon any day. Looks like 5:30am is really to new show up time. I'm going to bring my camping gear to the next event
     
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  10. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    That's some Final Destination shit.
     
  11. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I could see 2 years from now it being a farking necessity to be there that early. Has a Freetail beer EVER sold out same day? (in 2 hours, in fact)
     
  12. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    I SHOULDA THROWN IT THROUGH YOUR WINDOW! Haha cheers dude.

    That was a freaking awesome share and only woulda been better if my allergies didn't screw up my taste buds. You guys were probably pouring me skunked bud light lime and I still thought it was walez bro.
     
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  13. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    Wasn't it one hour? Just about a line and a half's worth of people, too :( (meaning that most people bought at or near the bottle limit).
     
  14. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    More like American Beauty.
     
  15. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    Not for anything above a couple hundred bottles as far as I know. Everything used to sell out before they got a bottling line and did limited amounts by hand.
     
  16. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    Did you get to try the steel barrel aged Frio? It really brought out the urea.
     
  17. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Was it an hour?

    Time was fuzzy today. I had to take a nap before driving back to Austin to sleep off some of the "bliss" I was feeling.

    And I lost 2 tasters. I think that's the sign of a really good tasting, lol.
     
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  18. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    That's what it seemed like to me, and I think that somebody else mentioned it being about an hour on the last page. I too took a good nap after nearly falling asleep at a table. Then I got some whataburger and tried to nap some more, but I was too full. ...shameful.

    EDIT: AT 1:05, not IN 1:05. Woops. more shame.
     
  19. bccocx

    bccocx Devotee (428) Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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    Who made that homebrew sour? Absolutely incredible. May have been the best beer I tried all day (and there were some great beers on on hand).
     
  20. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    I was and still am chill about it. It's just a glass and can be replaced. They still make 'em. Now if it was a Cantillon balloon glass or something they don't make anymore :rolleyes:. I'll BM ya.

    Did you ever get my picture text? I sent you one. Wanted to make sure it went through...
     
  21. kcbaby

    kcbaby Aspirant (225) Jun 30, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Great time with better beer. If we're campin next time I can only assume that we're talking about a, like...uh 14 hour bottle share. GOOD GOD.
     
  22. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    The Cuvée de Tomme clone? That was Jonathan. He's an awesome home brewer. He comes to our monthly BA tasting in Austin.

    Yeah, that stuff is world class. He's probably sick of me telling him that, lol.
     
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  23. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    Kmello69: I still have some extra beer I want to give you. I didn't have it with me at the time though. BM me your phone number and I'll call or text you ahead of time when I'm coming down to Austin for the day. Did you wax that doggie claws bottle yourself?


    Lutter. You too. [​IMG]
     
  24. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    I didn't. Try emailing me at ben.kalziqi@gmail.com. Judging by what you quoted, I'm not sure I want to see it @_@.
     
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  25. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Yeah man, come to Austin sometime and we'll hang. I'm more fun when I haven't been working all night and am slightly hammered, lol. I'm usually off Sunday/Monday (farking hospitality business).

    Got tonight off. Glad I did because I'm still slightly hung over and staring at a half drank growler of Austin Beerworks Black IPA that needs to be drank.
     
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  26. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas


    Shit, I didn't drink any of that! I don't even want to right now, though :|.
     
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  27. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I kept it real stealthy in an Uncle Billy's growler. Should've labeled it.
     
  28. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    I nearly busted out a Hops & Grain Zoe and the Heady Topper staring at me when I opened the fridge at home.

    Ate a salmon salad for dinner to counterbalance dat lunch...That meathead pizza and crab mushrooms were tasty.
     
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  29. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    Counted my check ins on Untappd, and the final total was 42 for the day (including 2 full pints in line - Pechecus and Ananke 2012). Fantastic!

    Some amazing generosity out there today, folks. Especially bentwookie, who let us continue to raid his cooler long after 11 - Pugachevs Cobra, BCBCS, Pentagram and Ivan the Terrible, among others, came out late in the day, all thanks to him.
     
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  30. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    I'll send ya my # - text at will. When you do, make sure to remind me of your name, since I suck at remembering things after I've had about 80 ounces of big beers..... ;)

    Yeah, I wax all of my bottles now, unless its something I'll be drinking right away. Keeps the air out, and I like the way it looks.

    Ken
     
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  31. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    Sweet. Will do. I was gonna say I don't remember HOTD waxing the regular bottles, but yours looks really clean and nicely done!
     
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  32. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas

    (I do actually want to see that picture, Clonies)
     
  33. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    I'm really sad that I only had a 375ml Crooked Stave origins. Thought it was one of the best beers of the day. It was all I had... But coming soon I"ll have a full lineup of Crooked stave beers coming out June 2nd.
     
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  34. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Ananke & Trades... (that I haven't drank yet)...
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  35. hash_tagger

    hash_tagger Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2013 Texas

    Damn, I'm sorry but I just saw this. I'm in Austin if you'd still like to trade. Not sure what I'm really after but if you want to PM me I'm sure we could work something out. Also, be gentle. Trade virgin here. Thanks for the interest either way.
     
  36. hash_tagger

    hash_tagger Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2013 Texas

    Holy shit. We got our max at 1pm. I saw a few bottles left in the box but had no idea that it was about to be done with and how lucky I was.
     
  37. joshbhs04

    joshbhs04 Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Sent my buddy who is local, couldnt get any. I hate being in the army and having travel restrictions sometimes!
     
  38. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Texas

    Yo Lutter: I've just gotta reiterate how goddamned good that Rodenbach Vintage 2010 was. Seriously.
     
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  39. hash_tagger

    hash_tagger Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2013 Texas

    Hell yeah it was. Thanks Lutter!
     
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  40. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Definitely need to pick some more up when I'm in Colorado in 2 weeks if I can find it. As I said, that's world class that just sits around in other states.
     
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