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Comment Brewed once?

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by Jazzwalker, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Jazzwalker

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    Hello all, I was wondering about the status of beers brewed on the BA listings. For example, there are some beer styles and types that indicate “Brewed Once” Should I take it that the brewery only brewed that beer once and will never brew it again? Or have any of you seen a “Brewed Once” get a second life? Just wondering is all..........thanks for any input you could provide. I point out that some say “Retired” while others say Brewed once without being listed as retired.
     
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    It means exactly what is says - the beer has been brewed once and only once (even if it's intended to be a new seasonal or rotating offering). If it's not retired it means it was brewed in the last year.

    Obviously some listings are inaccurate or out-of-date, so if you see something you know is wrong, report an update.
     
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    NOLA and Stone brewed "Pour Me Something Mistah" for Mardi Gras in New Orleans last year. I didn't get a chance to try it then but about 4 months later, after a 10k, I found that they brewed it again and I had gotten one of the first beers out of the new kegs. After that run, it was probably the best tasting beer I've ever had :)

    I just checked and BA has it listed at "brewed once"
     
  4. Mothergoose03

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    Yeah, I think that I've noticed beers listed as 'brewed once' that I know have been brewed again and have gone into the brewery's regular or seasonal line-up. I'll report an update when I remember which beer(s) is/are involved.
     
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    Yeah it just depends on a brewery. Some beers are intended to only be brewed once and then get picked up again. I.E. Terrapin's Dos Cocoas Porter is getting brewed again after a poll the brewery put on.
     
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    I've actually been wondering about this as well. Green Flash recently had a 10th anniversary event where they had all 10 anniversary beers on tap. I've been wondering if they actually saved kegs from every anniversary beer, or if they re-brewed each anniversary beer as a fresh batch.

    The only reason I started wondering about this is, when other breweries do this, they'll say something like "2002 1st Anniversary Beer" or "2003 2nd Anniversary Barleywine". The menus I saw just said "2nd Anniversary Barleywine", etc., and that led me to believe that maybe they re-brewed the same recipes.

    Anyway, just sayin' I've been wondering about the same things.
     
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    This would be something for which you should report an update. Once minor changes get in the queue, they usually get fixed within a day or two. I took care of this specific listing but other similar requests are welcomed.
     
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