Dissident 2012

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by HuskyinPDX, Aug 29, 2012.

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  1. kscaldef

    kscaldef Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2010 Oregon
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    Just like Collage!
     
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  2. jpbebeau

    jpbebeau Disciple (336) Sep 11, 2011 Washington
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    When I was at the PDX pub drinking it on tap (they were already out of bottles), I asked several people working there, and they all said..."Oh, you'll be able to get it at Fred Meyer."

    Of course, they likely don't know anything...but still.
     
  3. SatlyMalty

    SatlyMalty Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2012 Washington

    Two things: I meant to say my distributor for Deschutes (not an actual brewery rep). and he now tells me that it hasn't even shipped from Bend yet. Looks like end of the month/early October. Still hope the numbers are correct.
     
  4. postymcposterton

    postymcposterton Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2010 Oregon

    got my 3 friday night, tried to stop by again sunday, and they were gone... hoping eugene gets some in distro. i had it on tap friday night... good stuff... i don't care for the glass style, but that's fine... :)
     
  5. cavemanlawyer

    cavemanlawyer Aspirant (271) Dec 7, 2010 Oregon
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    Bumping this thread to see if anyone has updated information on when Dissident will be hitting stores around Portland. Any help is appreciated!
     
  6. boMD

    boMD Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2009 Oregon

    The word I have heard now is that there was an issue with the bottling line and much of it hasn't been bottled yet. Hence the low bottle yield at the initial release. Once the bottling line is operational (which is one that is specific to the Dissident to avoid brewery wide infection), than it'll be bottled and distributed. I guess this one is all about having an ear to the wall.
     
  7. postymcposterton

    postymcposterton Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2010 Oregon

    That seems a bit of an odd explanation... but OK. :)
     
  8. suncrust

    suncrust Initiate (161) Apr 17, 2011 Washington
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    I believe this is true. I took a tour recently of the brewery while in Bend and was told they usually contract out the bottling of Dissident. Since this is their only sour, they chose to not bottle themselves to prevent the spread of bugs and infecting other beers.


    While on the tour though, our guide mentioned they lost gallons and gallons of Dissident this year due to an issue with bottling. He mentioned they are in the process of purchasing and setting up a separate bottling line for Dissdent only (and hopefully other wilds down the road) to avoid mishaps. Likely more Dissident in the future.
     
  9. John_M

    John_M Moderator (5,430) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    I was talking to the owner of pint defiance (Tacoma), and he mentioned the same thing (delay in the release due to some sort of bottling problem). He didn't know any of the details, but I gather that's what the Deschutes rep told him. He wasn't entirely sure when he would receive his allocation (he was expecting something like 3 to 5 cases, as I recall), but was under the impression that it would be sometime in either early or mid October.
     
  10. mtbeer3649

    mtbeer3649 Aspirant (200) Feb 10, 2008 Washington

    bottling issues doesn't surprise me. with the bottles i have theres a 3/4" fill level difference in them. not an issue for me but that is a bit of variation especially for deschutes
     
  11. Dogfishipas

    Dogfishipas Initiate (0) May 3, 2008 Washington

    Has this arrived in the Seattle area yet?
     
  12. aedeos

    aedeos Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2007 Washington

    I've not seen it north of there.
     
  13. philhyde

    philhyde Initiate (155) Jul 22, 2010 Oregon
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    FYI the Portland pub still has bottles.
     
  14. bfg75

    bfg75 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2011 Washington
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    Really, I thought they were out. Maybe they got more.
     
  15. beefandbean22

    beefandbean22 Aspirant (293) Oct 15, 2008 Washington
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    They did a second bottling not very long ago, so I'm sure that's why they have more.
     
  16. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    I really would love to try one of these bad boys !!!! FT....? Anything I can get in WNY area that you want for this .
     
  17. philhyde

    philhyde Initiate (155) Jul 22, 2010 Oregon
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    They didn't have a ton, as far as I could tell. Just a few bottles behind the register and some above the bar. At the release they had stacks of cases.
     
  18. HuskyinPDX

    HuskyinPDX Poo-Bah (2,483) Jan 23, 2011 Washington
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    Picked up 3 bottles tonight at the Portland Brewpub.
     
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  19. distantmantra

    distantmantra Savant (952) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    After the bottling snafu, is this actually going to see distribution up in WA?
     
  20. postymcposterton

    postymcposterton Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2010 Oregon

    When did they get more? I was there on Monday 10/1, and they had none in bottles or on tap.
     
  21. Lordkrystic

    Lordkrystic Initiate (0) Jul 18, 2012 Washington

    Dissident will hit the shelves in Seattle/Tacoma area late next week.
     
  22. John_M

    John_M Moderator (5,430) Oct 25, 2003 Oregon
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    Excellent. Time to talk to the mule. :)
     
  23. deathcharms

    deathcharms Initiate (68) Jul 11, 2009 California

    Only 7 bottles left at Portland Pub
     
  24. philhyde

    philhyde Initiate (155) Jul 22, 2010 Oregon
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    Not sure. I went for the Jubelale release and happened to see them on the shelves.
     
  25. Shmeal

    Shmeal Devotee (409) Nov 9, 2009 Oregon
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    They showed up on Wednesday I think
     
  26. BigE90

    BigE90 Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Washington

    PDX pub still had bottles still last night. I was there late and even took home a few myself. Good luck to those still looking!
     
  27. guajolote

    guajolote Aspirant (245) Sep 12, 2008 Oregon

    Had some on tap at the Bend pub this morning. Taaaaaaaysteee. They said they'd have more bottles for sale in a week or two. Vagueness...
     
  28. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,213) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    I sure hope this hits in the DFW area.
     
  29. BabyTree

    BabyTree Initiate (198) Dec 16, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Anyone find any dissident in the Seattle area or know when it's gonna hit??
     
  30. Lordkrystic

    Lordkrystic Initiate (0) Jul 18, 2012 Washington

    Friday for sure...possibly tomorrow.
     
  31. beefandbean22

    beefandbean22 Aspirant (293) Oct 15, 2008 Washington
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    well, it just landed at 99 bottles....
     
  32. bigredbee

    bigredbee Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2006 Oregon

    care to share how you managed that? Most places I've talked to said they'd be getting 1 maybe 2 cases
     
  33. caskstrength

    caskstrength Disciple (354) Nov 26, 2008 Minnesota

    How is this year tasting?
     
  34. bigredbee

    bigredbee Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2006 Oregon

    @beefandbean22: Ha, when I first read this I thought you said you landed 99 bottleso_O
     
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  35. Sarlacc83

    Sarlacc83 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2008 Oregon

    You can see my review, but my main advice is: Don't drink it cold. It loses all its flavor at refrigerator temperature like no other beer I've experienced.
     
  36. Dogfishipas

    Dogfishipas Initiate (0) May 3, 2008 Washington

    Total Wine in Bellevue got 3 cases in. Limit 2 per customer, possibly changing it to 1 per customer if it starts to go fast.
     
  37. 66jzmstr

    66jzmstr Aspirant (289) Jul 17, 2005 Washington
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    Malt & Vine just got some in as well, keeping it in the back, one bottle limit.
     
  38. jtmartino

    jtmartino Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 California
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    Good advice for most craft beers. ;)
     
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  39. distantmantra

    distantmantra Savant (952) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Picked one up before heading home to Seattle. Still had few left, although most everyone in the store had a bottle in their hand.
     
  40. duketheredeemer

    duketheredeemer Initiate (41) Jan 21, 2007 Washington

    It's at U Villiage QFC right now, though not out front yet (as of this afternoon). If you ask, they're happy to grab you a bottle or two, though. They also have TREAT back there.
     
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