Civil Society - Summer 2016

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by Thedrizzle, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (627) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Other thread was getting too big.
    This is for any new news on Civil society.
    I'll start this off by saying I was told they have enough pulp and fresh to only last another day or two. Sadly.
     
    #1 Thedrizzle, Jun 1, 2016
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  2. HeartofMiami

    HeartofMiami Champion (831) Sep 20, 2014 Florida
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  3. manbearpack

    manbearpack Disciple (345) Feb 10, 2013 Florida
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    I hope there is another canning run later this month, Civil Society cans for 4th of July would be awesome. I would assume Juice may be one of the next things canned.
     
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  4. Alieniloquium

    Alieniloquium Poo-Bah (5,022) Dec 16, 2008 Florida
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    I vote for cans of DankStar.
     
  5. Jroden5446

    Jroden5446 Aspirant (211) Oct 7, 2015 Florida
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    THIS!!! And Emerald Showers!
     
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  6. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (627) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Nelson hops are a hard get. However that would be tits.
    My next vote would be emerald & more fresh!
     
  7. Bogart2930

    Bogart2930 Initiate (140) Jul 11, 2015 Florida
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    I'm one for canned dankstar. My favorite civil brew.
     
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  8. ELS

    ELS Devotee (428) Apr 22, 2012 Florida
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    I know I'm in the minority, but I would like to see Lil' Juice canned. My favorite CS Beer.
     
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  9. CBrodbeck

    CBrodbeck Defender (648) Nov 1, 2014 Florida
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    Hey thats my picture! :) When I left yesterday, the lovely bartender informed me that only a "handfull" of each of the canned 4 packs remained. So get them while you can! (get it? can?)
     
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  10. lethalchristy

    lethalchristy Initiate (124) May 19, 2016 Florida
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    Hopefully going tonight to get some Pulp on draft (if it survives until then).

    I hope they do more canning. Although apparently one of my faves from them is an underdog since noone mensions it: $eeing Green
     
  11. GW3

    GW3 Initiate (32) Mar 1, 2016 Florida
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    Went this afternoon. They still had a decent amount.
     
  12. lethalchristy

    lethalchristy Initiate (124) May 19, 2016 Florida
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    [​IMG]
     
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  13. GW3

    GW3 Initiate (32) Mar 1, 2016 Florida
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    How does this batch of Pulp compare to prior ones? Really enjoyed batch 1 and 3.
     
  14. ELS

    ELS Devotee (428) Apr 22, 2012 Florida
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    Strangely enough, I had a pint of it on tap at the brewery while I was waiting in line for cans and I wasn't loving it. The next day however, I opened my first can and it was great. Much better than on tap. Not sure why that happened.
     
  15. ELS

    ELS Devotee (428) Apr 22, 2012 Florida
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    I would say even better than batch 3. I never had batch 1.
     
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  16. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (627) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Cans are very close to b1.
    I thought it was crazy good on tap.
     
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  17. Cowboys9

    Cowboys9 Aspirant (201) Jan 30, 2009 Texas
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    I was there last Saturday (not for the release but did stumble upon some leftover cans of Pulp). Emerald Showers is a straight hazy juice bomb. Loved that beer. They should can that one.
     
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  18. lethalchristy

    lethalchristy Initiate (124) May 19, 2016 Florida
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    Went last night and they were still selling cans. Grabbed a few more because why not?

    Hopefully they can more beers soon. I can't get enough and love that it's only a couple miles from my house!
     
  19. JD_Bogerdy

    JD_Bogerdy Aspirant (218) Jan 12, 2013 Florida
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    Best batch since the 1st one. This is batch 4 or 5 and batch 2 was the worst of em, so you've had most.
     
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  20. JerryIsAlive

    JerryIsAlive Aspirant (297) May 30, 2012 Florida
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    Heading up tomorrow for first time to try some brews and bring home crowler of Emerald. If they have cans leftover, that would be awesome! If you're there tn, lmk if cans of anything. Should be there close to open tomorrow
     
  21. JerryIsAlive

    JerryIsAlive Aspirant (297) May 30, 2012 Florida
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    Cans are still here
     
  22. JerryIsAlive

    JerryIsAlive Aspirant (297) May 30, 2012 Florida
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    4 cases of pulp, but I watched 7 packs walk out the door as I sit and enjoy Emerald
     
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  23. jkinzey

    jkinzey Initiate (175) Aug 25, 2014 Florida
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    I'm really surprised cans have lasted a week, I thought they would sellout day of. I wonder how many cases of each they had to start.
     
  24. JerryIsAlive

    JerryIsAlive Aspirant (297) May 30, 2012 Florida
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    Bartender told me today 6 pallets, 3 of each.
     
  25. -TK421-

    -TK421- Initiate (145) Jun 4, 2016 Illinois
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    I tried Pulp earlier today and it was fantastic! Got a few more and some Fresh to try too.
     
  26. LennyRubio

    LennyRubio Initiate (165) May 31, 2012 Florida
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    was told pulp sold out today, some fresh still left
     
  27. Jdub2839

    Jdub2839 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2014 Florida
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    Pulp is pretty good, though I wish it was a bit more juicy. Fresh reminds me of brew hub Psuedo Sue
     
  28. flexmagli

    flexmagli Initiate (66) Jul 22, 2015 Florida
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    More juicy? Not sure what you were drinking but had it next to Julius, Heady and Sip of Sunshine over the weekend and you could barely taste any juiciness from those beers after drinking Pulp.
     
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  29. Jdub2839

    Jdub2839 Aspirant (275) Mar 15, 2014 Florida
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  30. KRG

    KRG Disciple (327) Apr 25, 2014 New York
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    With the cans having known issues (oxidation maybe?), it seems irresponsible for them to continue to sell cans unless they can assure people there aren't any problems. Below are my photos from yesterday. I was really looking forward to finally trying Pulp and seeing what it was all about. I don't think this is the case with every can but it seems to be with more than few (based on untappd and other sites) so it seems like cans shouldn't continue to be sold. Hope these guys figure out the problem and work it out. Looking forward to trying more of their beers in the future.

    [​IMG]
     
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  31. wingnutter

    wingnutter Devotee (480) May 18, 2005 Florida
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    Yeah the oxidation is pretty common if you look at the pics on Untappd. The really fresh ones looked great and rated high (within 3-4 days of canning), but its just not holding up well in the cans at all. The ones I got were also pretty undercarbed, I long poured one tonight and there was barely a head on it. Maybe they should wait til they get their own canning line and skip the mobile unit for now unless they can figure it out and adjust the process.

    I'm a huge fan of these guys and their beers, I'm not trying to put them down at all...they've set their own standard pretty high and I'd just hate for anyone to judge the beers based on this round of cans since they're not a true representation of how good they are IMO.
     
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  32. jkinzey

    jkinzey Initiate (175) Aug 25, 2014 Florida
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    Yeah I've noticed my cans are degrading really fast. Some are better than others but obviously there was an issue with the canning. It's a damn shame too because these cans are the first impression a lot of out of towners will have with Civil Society. Hopefully they get the kinks ironed out because they are making amazing beer.
     
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  33. KRG

    KRG Disciple (327) Apr 25, 2014 New York
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    Canning lines are expensive (I believe 250k-350k, maybe more) so I don't believe that's happening anytime soon. Mobile canning is fine if done right. There are plenty of breweries here in the NE that do it like Fiddlehead, Other Half, Carton, etc. It was the first shot at canning so I'm sure it will get better as time goes on.
     
  34. Hops666

    Hops666 Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2014 Michigan

    Does CC do any distro at all? Ill be over by Sarasota next week and was wondering. Cheers.
     
  35. MHorridge

    MHorridge Aspirant (255) May 16, 2010 Florida
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    Do you mean CS (Civil Society) or CC (Creature Comforts)?
    The answer for both is, Negative. I've never seen CS on the West Coast (i.e., never seen it in Tampa) except at a CCB special event.
     
  36. Gp311

    Gp311 Initiate (150) Sep 28, 2015 Florida
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    Maybe he is referring to Cigar City? If that is the case then yes there are a variety of their beers in distro. But like ^ said, the others no dice..
     
  37. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (627) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    These guys are still fairly new and are going to experience growing pains. Even then off pulp is better then most ipas down this way.
     
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  38. Curmunchkin

    Curmunchkin Aspirant (201) Apr 15, 2016 Florida
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    I got a 4 pack of pulp and fresh in a trade. I cracked one of each last night. The pulp was great but definitely some oxidation on the fresh. Still tasted pretty good but I'm sure not a good representation, hoping the others are better.
     
  39. MikeMoriendi

    MikeMoriendi Aspirant (207) Jun 13, 2008 Florida

    I'm a little confused by this. You say oxidation is pretty common if you look at pics on Untappd. Oxidation is not a visual issue but a taste issue. It's a stale/cardboard like flavor. Or are you saying that people posting on Untappd are saying they taste oxidized?
     
  40. PurdueBrewCrew

    PurdueBrewCrew Initiate (135) May 28, 2015 North Carolina
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    Oxidation can most certainly be a visual issue with pale hoppy beers, resulting in them developing a more brown color than they were fresh. There's also sorts of "before and after" homebrew IPA pics out there that demonstrate this.
     
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