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Release Barrel-Aged Narwhal

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by kirbmeist, Jan 23, 2013.

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  1. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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  2. Onenote81

    Onenote81 Poo-Bah (1,879) May 27, 2008 North Carolina

    Yes, please.
     
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  3. Bay01

    Bay01 Aspirant (278) Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

  4. MilkManX

    MilkManX Disciple (305) Jul 10, 2012 Arizona

    Oh nice. I really loved Narwhal. Would love to try this!
     
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  5. jasonmason

    jasonmason Initiate (171) Oct 6, 2004 California

    Did anyone not think this was going to show up at some point?
     
  6. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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    knew it would but its still exciting
     
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  7. westcoastbeerlvr

    westcoastbeerlvr Poo-Bah (1,754) Oct 19, 2010 California

    Is there an approximate timeline?
     
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  8. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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    haven't seen any yet but got my eye out now
     
  9. BeerBuckeye

    BeerBuckeye Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2009 Ohio
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    AWESOME!

    ::looks at ABV::

    Damnit.
     
  10. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2012 Alabama

  11. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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    Ohio yikes. Isn't there a petition on the board to change that law? I think i read it somewhere on BA the other day. Hopefully they get on that sooner than later.
     
  12. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
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    dont quote me on this but arent they having it @ EBF? narwhal is prolly my favorite imperial stout, im sure the BA version must be equally as amazing.
     
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  13. BeerBuckeye

    BeerBuckeye Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2009 Ohio
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    Yeah, State Rep has also agreed to sponsor a bill. But that also happened last year before it was taken out. Hopefully this is the year though.
     
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  14. aurorabeerealis

    aurorabeerealis Initiate (159) Jun 9, 2010 California
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    yum yum gotta get me sum
     
  15. abecall98

    abecall98 Devotee (448) Aug 11, 2007 California
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    I'm loving how much ABV they are gaining on these barrel aging projects. I will definitely try to make it up to Chico to try this bad boy with my hommies. Loved the regular Narwhal, I have high hopes for this, especially after enjoying the BA Bigfoot.
     
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  16. Jason

    Jason Founder (8,113) Aug 23, 1996 Massachusetts
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    http://beeradvocate.com/ebf/friday
     
  17. JDizzle

    JDizzle Zealot (563) Aug 24, 2010 Indiana

    Nice, I would love to try this. But BB Bigfoot has my mouth drooling....
     
  18. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Cant wait....
     
  19. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois


    Please stop bothering people. This is very obviously the beer releases forum, and is a post about a beer release.

    Also, ISO when it's bottled... SUPER EXCITE! Narwhal is awesome.
     
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  20. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    Here to hoping Tap&Mallet gets a keg for the SN total tap takeover coming in April
     
  21. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    I hope it's better than Narwhal.
     
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  22. jasonmason

    jasonmason Initiate (171) Oct 6, 2004 California

    Bothering people? I just wasn't surprised this got released, that's all. Were you?
     
  23. DStoked

    DStoked Aspirant (257) Sep 28, 2011 Ohio
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  24. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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    let me know what ya think if you do
     
  25. beerborn

    beerborn Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 Georgia

    I wish some of SN barrel goodies would make it my way, these keep getting my mouth watering
     
  26. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas
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    I didn't get as excited as other peoples about this beer, but that does sound interesting!
     
  27. jtmartino

    jtmartino Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 California
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    I'd move.
     
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  28. BenLikesBeer

    BenLikesBeer Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2013 California

    Given trends this makes sense (seem to be throwing everything into a barrel these days - not that I'm complaining). I shall partake.
     
  29. BillManley

    BillManley Aspirant (245) Jul 2, 2008 California

  30. abecall98

    abecall98 Devotee (448) Aug 11, 2007 California
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    What about a couple taps over in Chico Bill?
     
  31. KevSal

    KevSal Savant (955) Oct 17, 2010 California
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    sf beer week?
     
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  32. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    That didn't take long. Why don't we just barrel age our parents while we're at it.
     
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  33. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2012 Alabama

    I demand you get a keg to Hunaphu Day at CCB! :wink:
     
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  34. LiquidCucumber

    LiquidCucumber Devotee (482) Dec 18, 2009 Ohio
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOO...... for Ohio's 12% abv cap.
     
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  35. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    lets hope the time in the barrels has mellowed the rough edges of Narwhal. (which is exactly what i expect BA Expy to be).
     
  36. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,474) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    That really is a crime. In WI high ABV beers have the same low tax as low ABV beers, where as wines and other spirits are taxed at higher rates depending on the ABV. It's cool and all, but every single day the news has some one getting arrested for their 5,6,7,8,9,ect OWI.
     
  37. JohnnyMc

    JohnnyMc Champion (889) Feb 14, 2012 Ohio
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  38. cneville

    cneville Initiate (0) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio

    fun fact about ohio: once you're here, you're never allowed to leave.

    [​IMG]
     
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  39. Spider889

    Spider889 Savant (981) Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
    Industry Beer Trader

    They're probably one of a very select few that actually know and report the true abv of a beer like this. I'd wager most just estimate or use less precise gravity readings. Then again maybe SN only uses extremely wet barrels...
     
  40. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2012 Florida
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    thank you for the info bill. now i will try to bring my hopes down lol
     
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