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De Proef Brouwerij & Cigar City Brewing - Tropical Tripel

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by Andreias21, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Andreias21

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    Was wondering if anyone has had this, and if so what their thoughts are? I just got a bottle and am just curious. (I have read the BA reviews, but looking for the locals to chime in)
     
  2. jmm380

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    I've had it thru the rare beer club and thought it was damned good. Drink it now. No reason to wait.
     
  3. shand

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    I don't think the locals got any of this, in all honesty.
     
  4. manutdfan

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    Had it at a tasting last month, quite good.
     
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  5. Lasering

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    Was this released here? ... at all?
     
  6. Andreias21

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    Took your advice, drank it.... SO GOOD.
     
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  7. manutdfan

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    Friends got it thru rare beer club.
     
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  8. RayUF07

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    I believe, over here, the only way to get it was Rare Beer Club. I think it was bottled/distributed by De Proef Broewerji.
     
  9. Andreias21

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    Yeah, I got it through the Rare Beer Club, considering getting more it was so good. My wife enjoyed it, which is bizarre because she hates literally every beer I bring home that isn't Blue Moon or Stella.
     
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  10. Andreias21

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    Annnnddd I just bought two more bottles. Apparently tropical trippels are my thing now. Please send me literally nothing else in trades.

    Side note: The Rare Beer of the month club is pretty great.
     
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  11. Lasering

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    What is this rare beer of the month club?
     
  12. RayUF07

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    A waste of money IMO.
     
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  14. Andreias21

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    I mean, you're not going to get whales in the mail, but most of what i've had is good quality. Recently they've had Prairie Noir, Seizoen Bretta, etc. A nice "set it and forget it" two 750's a month for like 45 bucks which has shipping included. Not for everybody I guess, but works for me.
     
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  15. RayUF07

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    No doubt, I am sure you get some cool stuff on occasion. I just think the price is a bit high for what you get. We get pretty good distribution in FL these days, so it's hard for me to justify $22.50 a 750 for most of what they offer. For $45 I like to think I can get twice the amount local and guarantee that it is beer I enjoy.

    But everyone is different so if it works for you, do it!
     
  16. jmm380

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    They give you the opportunity to switch out a beer with a past offering if something isn't to your liking. I've been happy with it.
     
  17. gjoker321

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    Damn, I really wanted to try this...
     
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    A case made it all the way up to my store...
     
  19. SPRichard

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    and completely skip months if there is nothing of interest of you. You're not locked in to buy something every month
     
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    Had this on draft in Charleston, nice but not something I'd care about getting a bottle of.
     
  21. RayUF07

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    I was referring to FL.

    I believe some hit the Carolina's as well. Forget the distributor but i know i heard one got some around there.
     
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    No worries... Just found it odd that you'd have to be in a rare beer club down there to buy it, but would be able to walk into a liquor store in Chicago and buy it... Granted my store got one case.. But still
     
  23. RayUF07

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    It's all about distribution. Can you walk in your store and get CCB? Probably not (legally anyway), just like i can't get Three Floyd's, sadly.
     
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    Shit... Half the time I can't get FFFs
     
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    100% of the time I can't get FFF's...
     
  26. madnismo

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    This should hit the shelves this week in Tampa.
     
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    Just got another couple from the Rare Beer club, loving this beer.
     
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    Says who?
     
  29. madnismo

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    Some random email I received this morning.
     
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  30. jmm380

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    interesting.. that's a great brew and i should be over there this weekend. Thanks.
     
  31. qcbrewer

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    Currently drinking it at Novare Res in Portland, ME ($8.50 per 12oz)
     
  32. RayUF07

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    Cool, glad to see it finally made it down here.

    Progressive? Shelton? Someone else?
     
  33. madnismo

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    JJ Taylor for Tampa and I'm guessing Brown for the rest of FL.
     
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