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Do Mountain Goat rotate their Limited releases?

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by heygeebee, Jun 15, 2012.

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  1. heygeebee

    heygeebee Poo-Bah (1,557) Aug 6, 2010 Australia

    Just noticed on Beer Cartel FB link. They note that have fresh stocks of Rarebreed Surefoot Stout and also Rarebreed IPA on shelves. In last recall them from 2010 / 2011.

    Does anyone know if MG do re-release their one-offs on a regular (or irregular) basis?

    If so - maybe more Thorny Goat on way at some point?
  2. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Champion (894) Dec 29, 2006 Australia
    Beer Trader

    From the Mountain Goat website

    Rare Breed Goats come out pretty regularly but chop and change with the season and as we feel inspired. They are in a 640ml bottle format packed 12 in a carton. They are found mainly inner Melbourne but have been known to make it to specialty beer stores around the country.​
    These beers are generally higher in alcohol and bigger in flavour and aroma than our Steam and Hightail. Regular Rare Breeds include Double Hightail, IPA and Surefoot Stout along with some rarer Rare Breeds like Rapuzel and Black IPA.​
    Stay tuned thru the Goat Army for info on new Rare Breed releases as they happen.​
  3. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    Coffee IPA should be out again soonish, they are tweaking the recipe.
  4. heygeebee

    heygeebee Poo-Bah (1,557) Aug 6, 2010 Australia

    ah well, went down to VC at lunchtime, and they too have a newly-delivered pile of boxes on the floor from MG

    Indeed the Surefoot Stout is a new batch, however, the IPA is best before 07/12. Oh dear oh dear...... those Aussie distribution networks playing up again....
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  5. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (956) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    Had exactly the same issue with the IPA myself about 6 months ago. Vintage Cellars and/or MG need to fix their shit up.
  6. hopswiller

    hopswiller Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2011 Australia

    Wish they would redo the Thornbridge collab again then
  7. deathevocation

    deathevocation Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2008 Australia

    Wasn't sold on the coffee one and the pepper one was terrible.
  8. Lukie

    Lukie Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2007 Australia

    Do you mean the pepperberry Mikkeller collab?

    That was anything but terrible.
  9. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (956) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    I liked it initially but it's getting really Cola-y, stewed fruit-y and bitter now
  10. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Champion (894) Dec 29, 2006 Australia
    Beer Trader

    Details on the Seedy Goat re-release:

    Last winter we collaborated with Seven Seeds Coffee Roasters to produce ‘Seedy Goat’ – a Coffee IPA. Well, guess what, we've brewed another one for 2012, same same but different.

    This year the coffee we’ve chosen is the Nicaraguan Finca Jaime Molina Montecristo. You can call him Jaime (Hy-mee). It displays notes of citrus, cherry and cocoa: These are elements we’ve matched to the hops in our IPA.
    Grower Jaime Molina has been a Cup of Excellence Winner three years in a row – he knows his way around a coffee bean. The Seven Seeds guys imported it to Australia and roasted it ever so lovingly to keep the fruitiness in tact but deliver maximum coffee flavour.
    The beer is choc full fragrant Tasmanian Galaxy and US Cascade hops, with a big, malty mouthfeel to underline and support the fruitiness. For the tech heads, it comes in at 6.2% abv, 60BU.
    Draught version is out now at Goat Bar, Cross Breed 640ml bottles to follow (very) shortly…
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