Ballast Point in DFW updates?

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by CommonRider, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. CommonRider

    CommonRider Jul 27, 2011 Texas

    On the old board I thought I read that Ballast Point was real close to being released here and should be hitting end of Feb or first of March. Anything new on that? I've checked out my usual places and come up empty thus far.. sorry if this has been asked already..still acclimating to the new surroundings..
     
  2. BrewDogRocks

    BrewDogRocks Oct 15, 2011 Texas

    The last update I heard from Corey at the Common Table was that he was hoping to have them on tap by the second week of March at the latest, along with Alaskan Brewing. So they may hit the shelves around the same time.
     
  3. pushstartnow13

    pushstartnow13 Nov 28, 2011 Texas

    Was out and about the other day asking about Ballast, many are saying the first of April now. They may have pushed back the launch to not compete against Alaskan that is releasing this week.
     
  4. Phoenix2443

    Phoenix2443 Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    whats the story with either of these? Has anyone seen any hit shelves or news of it?
     
  5. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Dec 28, 2011 Texas
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    As long as they get it figured out for alaskan and ballast point by winter seasonals I'm okay with it. If we miss out on victory at sea, smoked, and baltic porters I'm going to be pissed.
     
  6. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    Agreed. If all we ever get from these breweries is their year round releases, then it will be not that interesting to me. Don't forget the Alaskan Barleywine, it is well reviewed also.
     
  7. BlindSalimander

    BlindSalimander Aug 16, 2010 Texas

    Looks like Addison Saucer rolled out the Alaskan brews last night.
     
  8. LadyOfMuchBeer

    LadyOfMuchBeer Apr 30, 2011 Texas

    Alaskan rolled out yesterday on taps in Houston as well.
     
  9. DeanMoriarty

    DeanMoriarty May 9, 2010 California
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    check it (Ballast Point Headed Your way Soon):
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...9980750712.385928.469210020712&type=1&theater
     
  10. lnashsig

    lnashsig Oct 30, 2010 Texas

  11. DeanMoriarty

    DeanMoriarty May 9, 2010 California
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    okie dokie!
     
  12. icetrauma

    icetrauma Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Hit'em up on Facebook. They have been more than willing to answer questions. I last messages them about 2 wks ago and they said, they are working on getting the 1st shipment ready to go out.
     
  13. GregSVT

    GregSVT Jul 1, 2009 Texas
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    I have a friend that works for Andrews and he said it will be at least a month till they are here. They've only sent samples so far.
     
  14. nickss

    nickss Jun 17, 2005 Texas

    Common Table just posted that Ballast Point will be tapped on Wed... Calico, Pale Ale, Big Eye, and Sculpin... FINALLY!!!
     
  15. BrewDogRocks

    BrewDogRocks Oct 15, 2011 Texas

    Hello. As mentioned by nickss, the Common Table will tap four kegs tomorrow. Next week or thereabouts, Spec's will have bottles of Ballast Point as well as Alaskan.

    P.S. They also have the 75 Minute bombers right now.
     
  16. turfy

    turfy Mar 17, 2010 Texas
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    Sculpin ! The local beer scene just keeps getting better and better!
     
  17. Fitzmke

    Fitzmke Dec 27, 2011 Texas

    Just picked up a sixer of sculpin and big eye at Lonestar. The sculpin hurt the wallet at 16.99. Got home and the the best by date is 7/19/12 and I believe that means it was bottled jan 19. Hoping For the best
     
  18. GregSVT

    GregSVT Jul 1, 2009 Texas
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    $17 a sixer isn't that bad if you calculate it by the ounce compared to a bomber. The bomber price of $9.50 would be $31 a sixer...
     
  19. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Mar 12, 2012 Texas
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    Anyone know if this is going to make it to Tarrant county? Kinda assuming no. No worries since I'll be in Dallas over the weekend.

    Should I head over before Saturday to Lonestar?
     
  20. mar

    mar Aug 1, 2007 Texas

    You can find them at Kegs and Barrels in Plano.
     
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  21. BlindSalimander

    BlindSalimander Aug 16, 2010 Texas

    Saw 6 packs at Halls. (4 varieties) Sculpin was $15.89, others were $10.89.

    FW Saucer is supposed to tap Sculpin on Friday.
     
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  22. dac0152

    dac0152 Jun 19, 2009 Texas

    Midway Mart in Denton has Ballast Point as of about 45 minutes ago. No Sculpin, but Big Eye and their Pale Ale
     
  23. CommonRider

    CommonRider Jul 27, 2011 Texas

    Didn't have any just a few minutes ago. Neither did S & K. I give up..
     
  24. Eurytos

    Eurytos Dec 3, 2010 Texas

    Spec's off 75 has Sculpin bombers, big eye (6-pack)and pale ale (6-pack). He said 6 packs of Sculpin will be available tomorrow morning.
     
  25. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    Get this crap down to Houston.
     
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  26. Mora2000

    Mora2000 Oct 12, 2007 Texas

    Which Kegs and Barrels did you go to? The one on 15th didn't get any as far as I know, but when I was at the Parker Road location Friday night they had all four Ballast Point beers available.
     
  27. hellrazor71

    hellrazor71 Jan 1, 2011 Texas

    Spec's Dallas now has 6-packs of Sculpin available. They weren't stocked yet as of 10:20 but just ask the beer guy.

    They also have Deviant Dale's
     
  28. dac0152

    dac0152 Jun 19, 2009 Texas

    I was at Hall's this morning and they didn't have Sculpin out, but were willing to get it from the back for me. You might have to ask them.
     
  29. Crunkle

    Crunkle Oct 23, 2009 Texas

    Just scored a case of Sculpin at Specs for $54.71. Dude told me they got 16 cases in.
     
  30. dac0152

    dac0152 Jun 19, 2009 Texas

    Shaun at Midway Mart in Denton said that they should be getting Sculpin in soon, and that he had ordered it but the distributor gave him the pale ale instead last week.
     
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