Beers coming soon from Fullsteam

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by winbassett, Dec 10, 2012.

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  1. winbassett

    winbassett Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 North Carolina

  2. Skrip

    Skrip Zealot (554) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    love me some Fullsteam! i hope they start bottling more brews.
    chombers is one of my favorites of all time
     
  3. zencigar

    zencigar Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 North Carolina

  4. benjaminahudson

    benjaminahudson Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2012 North Carolina

    Thanks for the info, will try to grab some Chombers today at Tasty while I'm in town
     
  5. winbassett

    winbassett Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 North Carolina

    Unfortunately, IGOR will not be released this year.
     
  6. peetoteeto

    peetoteeto Initiate (152) Sep 30, 2002 North Carolina
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    True story. It'll be back next year, I'm sure. We brewed the beer with a malt that ended up giving us problems, and the result was a thin beer. Can't have a thin Imperial Stout, especially one named IGOR. So that bad boy got soured up and is aging in wine barrels.

    We'll see how Son of IGOR (or whatever we end up calling it) tastes around Halloween 2013.

    Cheers!
    Sean
     
  7. Beerness

    Beerness Initiate (191) Mar 3, 2010 North Carolina
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    Fruitcake? I'm intrigued...is it a brown ale? Winter-warmer?

    The Kentucky Common also has my interest....saw that was what is coming to the Raleigh Rare Beer tasting, one of the very few beers they've announced for the fest that I'm excited about.
     
  8. Verecund

    Verecund Initiate (0) Aug 31, 2008 Texas

  9. Beerness

    Beerness Initiate (191) Mar 3, 2010 North Carolina
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  10. zencigar

    zencigar Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 North Carolina

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
     
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  11. zencigar

    zencigar Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 North Carolina

    Thanks for the update (even though no Igor makes me sad).
     
  12. kexp

    kexp Initiate (183) May 10, 2007 North Carolina

    Fruitcake...The Beer.

    Probably the best beer name I've heard in a long time.
     
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  13. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Theyve really picked up their barrel aged output the last 12 months.

    But this all has me excited. Durham is really turning in to a good place for beer!
     
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  14. brstls4drmrs

    brstls4drmrs Defender (669) Jan 30, 2011 North Carolina
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  15. Lastop

    Lastop Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2012 North Carolina

    just picked up a bottle of chombers today...can't wait to try it!
     
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  16. Wolfpack2005

    Wolfpack2005 Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2010 North Carolina

    Does anyone know if Fruitcake will be available at any of the local bottle shops in RDU?
     
  17. wolfeman007

    wolfeman007 Aspirant (243) Aug 26, 2007 North Carolina

    yes, it was nice to see Chombers made it to Charlotte...we didnt get the cool orange wax top tho....(actually much easier without it, but it was a nice touch)
     
  18. peetoteeto

    peetoteeto Initiate (152) Sep 30, 2002 North Carolina
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    Yes indeed. We'll have 800 bottles for sale. If you have a specific store you'd like to see it in, please let me know. But the usual suspects will likely have it: Sam's, Tasty, Bottle Rev, Bottle Mixx...
     
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  19. Skrip

    Skrip Zealot (554) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    is it possible to get your brews out to wilmington/wrightsville beach. lighthouse?
     
  20. winbassett

    winbassett Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 North Carolina

    btw, Fullsteam's Fruitcake on draft today at the brewery.
     
  21. peetoteeto

    peetoteeto Initiate (152) Sep 30, 2002 North Carolina
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    Not quite yet...not until we expand.
     
  22. Skrip

    Skrip Zealot (554) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    cool thanks!
     
  23. Wolfpack2005

    Wolfpack2005 Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2010 North Carolina

    Awesome! Look forward to picking it up at Tasty when it comes out!

    I love what you guys are doing, keep the great brews coming! Really excited to her you guys are going to start doing more sours.
     
  24. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Fruitcake is a bourbon bomb, and I enjoyed it. FYI.
     
  25. peetoteeto

    peetoteeto Initiate (152) Sep 30, 2002 North Carolina
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    it kinda is. :)
     
  26. brstls4drmrs

    brstls4drmrs Defender (669) Jan 30, 2011 North Carolina
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    Sounds like one fruitcake that will not be regifted.
     
  27. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Had a nice little group there yesterday, sad we missed you, Sean!
    far from it!
     
  28. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Disciple (305) Nov 4, 2011 North Carolina
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    Will bottles be for sale at the brewery too? This beer sounds great. (Fruitcake)
     
  29. winbassett

    winbassett Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2010 North Carolina

  30. boognish23

    boognish23 Initiate (19) Jul 19, 2012 North Carolina

    Fullsteam Growlers at Healthy Home Market Southend.....yazooooom!
     
  31. peetoteeto

    peetoteeto Initiate (152) Sep 30, 2002 North Carolina
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    Boognish is the way I drink. Boognish!
     
  32. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    get a draft. trust me.
     
  33. Beermeplease13

    Beermeplease13 Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2010 Illinois

    Picked up a couple of bottles at Salud in Charlotte tonight. Looking forward to opening them.
     
  34. danoeltico

    danoeltico Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2011 North Carolina
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    So very sad! Was so looking forward to this beer this winter!
     
  35. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,295) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    not to add to the depression, but bottles of Fruitcake were running really low as of like 730 when I left.
     
  36. blackie

    blackie Poo-Bah (2,828) Mar 6, 2005 Oregon
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    looks like I may be SOL on bottles as I won't be by the brewery until Friday - any word on when it'll hit stores?
     
  37. Skrip

    Skrip Zealot (554) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    hit Raleigh today, a friend of mine picked me up a couple of bottles
     
  38. brstls4drmrs

    brstls4drmrs Defender (669) Jan 30, 2011 North Carolina
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    Any left at the brewery or SAMs? I will be in the area today.
     
  39. wolfeman007

    wolfeman007 Aspirant (243) Aug 26, 2007 North Carolina

    picked up a Fruitcake here in Charlotte today ($15)
     
  40. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Disciple (305) Nov 4, 2011 North Carolina
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    Just wanted to say thanks to Fullsteam for creating this beer. It's different than I anticipated but I think that is what I might like most about it. It's not a thick, overly sweet old ale. Instead it's a very drinkable old ale with a strong makers mark and fig presence. You guys nailed the drinkability of this beer. I really look forward to trying it from the bottle at cellar temp as I've only had it from your draft lines. Really well done though.
     
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