BA Blackbeerd?

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by pippys85, Feb 26, 2013.

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  1. pippys85

    pippys85 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2011 Illinois
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    I am going to Charleston in a few weeks. Being from Chicago I am a little spoiled by the ba beers that I drink. The ba Blackbeerd looks and sounds tasty though. Is it still in any stores? Also what other ba beers should I keep an eye out for?
     
  2. raverjames

    raverjames Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2003 Virginia
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    Not sure if you will find BA Blackbeerd now, as I believe Laura Alberts is out. However, I am a Chicago transplant drone years ago and can tell you Coast and Westbrook can easily hold there own against Chicago's best breweries. Just throwing that out there if you are looking for stuff to take home.
     
  3. bigdrewsmoove

    bigdrewsmoove Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2010 South Carolina

    If you are a BA fan you have to visit Westbrook when you are in town and check out their barrel room. I want to live there.
     
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  4. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    I'll trade you one for your Barrel Aged Owde Engwish Bahwey Whine ;)
     
  5. pippys85

    pippys85 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2011 Illinois
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    How about for the straight jacket?
     
  6. pippys85

    pippys85 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2011 Illinois
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    Looks like that trade fell through. I have much more then I have listed to trade and still looking for BA Blackbeerd.
     
  7. kkipple

    kkipple Savant (998) Jul 30, 2005 South Carolina

    This year's batch (Blanton's) is very good. Maybe the best yet. Someone should be able to hook ya up.
     
  8. ncaudle

    ncaudle Defender (602) May 28, 2010 Virginia
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    that's not saying a whole lot...
     
  9. rbradley

    rbradley Aspirant (236) May 11, 2011 South Carolina
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    Yes, clearly a shit-beer...

    Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2012) - Blanton's Barrel Aged...BA Rating 93
    Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2011) - Barrel Aged Blend...BA Rating 92
    Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2010) - Buffalo Trace Barrel Aged...BA Rating 92
    Blackbeerd Imperial Stout (2009) - Jack Daniels Barrel Aged...BA Rating 95
     
  10. ncaudle

    ncaudle Defender (602) May 28, 2010 Virginia
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    please point out where I said it was a shit beer, or even a bad beer.
     
  11. rbradley

    rbradley Aspirant (236) May 11, 2011 South Carolina
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    Was that your intention behind the reply to Dan's comment above? If not, apologies, as sarcasm on the internet is rather difficult to distinguish...
     
  12. JulianB

    JulianB Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 South Carolina

    This year's BA Blackbeerd is much better (IMO) than a lot of more expensive and/or more hyped/name-recognized BA stouts.
     
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  13. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Ryan, me and my wife are always talking about inventing the "sarcasm font". It would solve many conversations. Pippy send me a bm and maybe we can figure something out. I have one extra I don't want to trade but if we can work something out ill try to help
     
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  14. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Also I'm not sure about other regions but us in SC are a bunch of sarcastic bastards.
     
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  15. rbradley

    rbradley Aspirant (236) May 11, 2011 South Carolina
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    Mike, you and wife should definitely get that worked up. It would alleviate me from always putting my foot in my mouth on here...LOL. Also, I've got a few bottles left (in case you want to hold onto that last bottle) and sent Pippy a message before...trying to secure a few bottles to bring in during one of my next visits to the brewery.
     
  16. ncaudle

    ncaudle Defender (602) May 28, 2010 Virginia
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    not my intention.
    I probably didn't work it the best but even your list of rankings for the 4 versions show they are all roughly the same
     
  17. surlytwinsfan

    surlytwinsfan Aspirant (230) Oct 5, 2010 Oregon
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    What he said!
     
  18. csbinva

    csbinva Aspirant (218) Jan 13, 2010 Virginia
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    They could put the beer in champipple barrels and I would still buy the shit out of it, damn I love it!
     
  19. kkipple

    kkipple Savant (998) Jul 30, 2005 South Carolina

    Lol, you people. If the OP doesn't get a line on the beer I can hook him up. I just don't live in Charleston.
     
  20. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    Love the 2012 Blantons, its the only one Ive had, but its excellent IMO. BTW off subject but anyone else have the new batch of Dave Brown. Holy pepper heat.
     
  21. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Aspirant (286) Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
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    Is that the batch that was pouring at Brewvival? I didn't think it had much heat. The Ghost Rider from Palmetto was surprisingly good and definitely had some burn.
     
  22. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    Im not sure. I would imagine it is the same batch. But I cant imagine anyone drinking this and not thinking it has a high level of heat. I love spicy things, Im the kind of person who always orders the hottest wing sauce available at bars, and I certainly think this is hot/spicy.
     
  23. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Still need to try Dave brown. I had ghost rider at Bowens island and I got very little if any heat.
     
  24. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Aspirant (286) Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
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    Interesting. Maybe they punched it up for the festival? I remember someone on that side pouring out of a corny or two, I just don't remember who it was.
     
  25. FutureCowboy

    FutureCowboy Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2008 South Carolina

    If the version @ Brewvival is identical to what's pouring @ the brewery now, it definitely got kicked up a few notches from last year. So sayeth the source: "2013- More Smoked Jalapenos and Habaneros, 3#/7bbls." Also, so sayeth my mouth.
     
  26. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Aspirant (286) Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
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    Sorry, I meant punched up the heat on Ghost Rider. There was a good amount of pepper flavor in the Dave Brown, I just didn't think too much heat.
     
  27. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    I thought it was 7 lbs per 3 bbls?
     
  28. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Aspirant (286) Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
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    COAST has a 7bbl system.
     
  29. zac16125

    zac16125 Poo-Bah (1,787) Jan 26, 2010 South Carolina
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    I defer to you though. I must have mishead Jamie. Bottom line is, its got some heat!
     
  30. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Well with Mexican cake we put the peppers in the fermenter which was a 60 bbl batch. Coast has a 7bbl brewhouse but the fermenters are bigger. Not that it matters. Just saying. Also 3lbs seems like a whole lot. Really want to try it.
     
  31. pippys85

    pippys85 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2011 Illinois
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    Are the Old Time's being released any time soon?
     
  32. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    No date for old time has been set yet :(
     
  33. JISurfer

    JISurfer Poo-Bah (1,658) Dec 10, 2002 Hawaii
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    Any more Apple Brandy barrel aged goodness?
     
  34. pippys85

    pippys85 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2011 Illinois
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    Yeah whatever you do save me a bottle of that as well. Coming all the way from Chicago and will be at the brewery next Thursday. Can't wait to get some of that southern hospitality;)
     
  35. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston Defender (643) May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Save a bottle of what?
     
  36. JISurfer

    JISurfer Poo-Bah (1,658) Dec 10, 2002 Hawaii
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    Guessing Apple Brandy Barreled Tripel
     
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