Big Time Whiny the Complainer

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by distantmantra, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    I know, no rare beers and all that, but Big Time is releasing Whiny today, and they've got bombers for sale this year. I thought the 2012 version was really nice, gonna stop by today after work for a pint.
     
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  2. jpbebeau

    jpbebeau Sep 11, 2011 Washington
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    Last year my pour came in a small 6oz snifter. And I ate a jalapeno. So I kinda screwed up the beer.

    Looking forward to trying this year's version, which is slightly different from last year's. It'd be nice to get a larger pour, too.

    And a bottle...
     
  3. DenverBeerDrinker

    DenverBeerDrinker Apr 5, 2012 Colorado
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    What kind of price do you think the bottles will be? Sounds like it will be tasty.
     
  4. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Old Sol and Old Wooly were ~$10 (?) a bottle, so I'm guessing something similar.

    edit: 30 cases available.
     
  5. dirtylou

    dirtylou May 12, 2005 Washington
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    Think those were more like $15
     
  6. DenverBeerDrinker

    DenverBeerDrinker Apr 5, 2012 Colorado
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    Anyone going that wants to trade me a couple bottles? I can get a lot of stuff here in Colorado.
     
  7. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    You're probably right, I can't remember how much I paid for them.
     
  8. draheim

    draheim Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    Would someone mind posting when the last bomber is gone? I might try to get over there tonight but don't want to waste a trip... (I'll also try to remember to call Big Time but who am I kidding, I'm always checking BA thread updates)
     
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  9. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    I don't see there being a run on bottles today. It's Big Time, stuff lasts a while. I'm going over to have dinner at 5pm, so I'll let you know.
     
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  10. mdaschaf

    mdaschaf Mar 28, 2010 Washington
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    Bottles are $14.50+tax for those interested
     
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  11. dirtylou

    dirtylou May 12, 2005 Washington
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    Most expensive DIPA on the market?
     
  12. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    CRAAZY RARE DUDER!!!
     
  13. ArchEnemyBrew

    ArchEnemyBrew Mar 21, 2010 Washington

    That's an immediate pass. I'll take my $15 and get a growler of the brother. I don't even have to taste whiny and I know the brother is better.
     
  14. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    I've had this on my Wants list for a while. Does this usually hang out for a bit, or is it gone pretty quick?
     
  15. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    This is the first year they've bottled it, so no clue. Last year was keg only and hung out for a good while.

    Big Time bottles typically do hang around a bit, though. I mean, they're brewery only and their average customers are college students and professors who come in for something to eat and a beer.
     
  16. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    Thanks for the info. I'll have to follow this, and maybe land a bottle or two.
     
  17. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Nov 12, 2011 Washington

    If only they bottled Cereal Killer...
     
  18. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Cereal Killer was on tap still... :)

    Stopped in around 5pm for dinner with the kiddo. Place was absolutely packed, didn't seem to be a concern about bottles selling out any time soon. Also, I noticed that the Whiny bottles have WABL bottle caps on them. Hadn't seen those before.
     
  19. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Nov 12, 2011 Washington

    They used those caps for Old Wooly this year as well.
     
  20. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    My Old Wooly 2012 doesn't have one of 'em. Weird.
     
  21. cannabanaceae

    cannabanaceae Feb 15, 2008 Washington

    Can't wait to drink this at lunch :)
     
  22. slinkie

    slinkie Mar 4, 2011 Washington

    Bartender said around 5 cases left.
     
  23. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Wow, they sold a bunch of beer today.
     
  24. slinkie

    slinkie Mar 4, 2011 Washington

    Yeah, but then I just asked another bartender for shits and giggles, and she said they "have a bunch of cases downstairs." Who knows!
     
  25. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Nov 12, 2011 Washington

    My bad, I think I was thinking of Switchback or 666 lol.

    Just stopped by and bought some bottles, there is still some left. Didn't ask how much though.
     
  26. Lordkrystic

    Lordkrystic Jul 18, 2012 Washington

    And thanks for that!
     
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  27. adkieffer

    adkieffer Nov 23, 2010 Washington

    Had Whiny last night at The Beer Authority and loved it. Gonna try to get to Big Time after work and hopefully pick up a couple bottles. Worth the $15 IMO to share with some buddies who wouldn't otherwise try any.
     
  28. RWNewhouse

    RWNewhouse Feb 14, 2011 Montana

  29. slinkie

    slinkie Mar 4, 2011 Washington

    Trading is hard.
     
  30. TheEarl

    TheEarl Apr 10, 2012 Washington

    I went to the Whiny tapping at The Pine Box on Monday and had 2 (first in a tulip, second in a smaller goblet thing). The hop complexity is pretty amazing. There seems to be some representation from the full spectrum of hop flavors--from tropical, to piney, to dank. That said, the ~11% ABV was a bit hot.
     
  31. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    And expensive.
     
  32. RWNewhouse

    RWNewhouse Feb 14, 2011 Montana

    no doubt
     
  33. HuskyinPDX

    HuskyinPDX Jan 23, 2011 Washington
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    I picked one of these up today. A bit sweet and a bit hot, overall not bad. Not worth $15 IMHO
     
  34. distantmantra

    distantmantra May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Shhh...
     
  35. HuskyinPDX

    HuskyinPDX Jan 23, 2011 Washington
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    I doesn't matter how good it is, it's still rare!
     
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  36. CaptainQ

    CaptainQ Feb 17, 2013 Washington

    2014 version is on tap and in bottles. First time having it and I thoroughly enjoyed my 12 oz glass at lunch. Bought 2 bottles to take home.
     
  37. Prufrockstar

    Prufrockstar Jan 15, 2013 Washington

    I stopped in for lunch both yesterday and today for a glass -- pretty tasty stuff.
     
  38. draheim

    draheim Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    It's not often that you see a thread skip ahead by precisely one year. Well done.
     
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  39. sharpski

    sharpski Oct 11, 2010 Oregon
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    I like your eye for mundane coincidences.
     
  40. IPAguy2009

    IPAguy2009 Oct 22, 2010 Oregon

    15 bucks for a bomber of this super overrated DIPA? Now this is just gettin' ridiculous....
     
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