Dogfish Head & Sierra Nevada Collaboration: Rhizing Bines

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by cneville, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. cneville

    cneville Sep 16, 2010 Ohio

    As someone who enjoyed Life and Limb, I'm looking forward to this a lot.

     
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  2. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Hells yeah, that sounds great!
     
  3. cmmcdonn

    cmmcdonn Jun 21, 2009 Virginia

    As long as they keep it far away from birch anything, I'm sure it'll be great.
     
  4. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Delightful.
     
  5. gtermi

    gtermi Apr 21, 2010 Texas

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  6. maltmuncher

    maltmuncher Aug 22, 2012

    I still have a L&L just begging me to crack it open and I just cant do it :confused: I like the items like this but I live in an area that is just not a huge distro area so items like this cost me a huge amount when I happen to find them.
     
  7. fmccormi

    fmccormi Oct 24, 2010 Maine
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    Looking forward to it, too—I like this talk about glassware designed specially for hop-forward beer, too.
     
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  8. davey101

    davey101 Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    ISO ISO ISO ISO
     
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  9. Bond111

    Bond111 Feb 14, 2011 Minnesota
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    I actually enjoyed L&L from what I remember. I have 2 more bottles in my cellar, and I believe one of my best friends has 1 left in his collection as well. I'm really looking forward to this, and will be looking for a hookup since DFH doesn't distribute to MN *sad face*
     
  10. wtfdic

    wtfdic Mar 18, 2012 Massachusetts

    Sounds interesting...
     
  11. drgarage

    drgarage Aug 19, 2008 California

    Anyone have any idea what Hop 644 is like? I know it's not yet on the market, but word gets around sometimes.
     
  12. zappafrank

    zappafrank Sep 9, 2012 Ohio

    Awesome label, that's for sure. Will definitely try, as I am always on the lookout for a new IPA.
     
  13. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Apr 27, 2011 California
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    hope to try but live in an area of cali that doesnt get the dogfish distro, so will have to trade ISO anyone haha
     
  14. zappafrank

    zappafrank Sep 9, 2012 Ohio

    Yeah, Cali is weird. I live in Chico and the only Russian River we ever get up here is Damnation and Redemption. LAME.
     
  15. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    I read about this a few days ago when they first announced it and got excited. I missed L&L 1 but I had a shot at 2 (which I think is basically the same) and I enjoyed it. It was fantastic, but it was far from terrible. I'm really excited about a hop-forward collab between these two. DFH doesn't do a lot of hop-forward beers (aside from the various Minute IPAs, Squall and Hellhound. Maybe some others, but not a lot) they tend to do more experimental things (like the original L&L), but this sounds cool and I'm excited to try a new kind of hop. Also I love the idea of them combining DFH's continuous hopping methods and SN's Torpedo method. Should be awesome, I hope we get enough in AZ for me to find one (Phoenix tends to get all the cool beers since the 2 big distro companies are based there so I miss out on a lot in Tucson). It was pretty easy to find L&L but thats because it was distributed my SN. DFH tends to be a bit trickier.
     
  16. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Apr 27, 2011 California
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    we dont even get russian river in bakersfield, sucks
     
  17. PaulStoneAnchor

    PaulStoneAnchor May 30, 2009 California

    Anyone know if this has been released yet?? Or even if the Sacramento area will see any of this? :)
     
  18. booyahachieved3

    booyahachieved3 Sep 5, 2012 Kansas

    Just picked up a bottle of Collage today thanks to Deschutes distribution, hoping to luck out on this one too!
     
  19. rigo

    rigo Jul 30, 2006 New York

    i pick my on nyc
     
  20. GFG

    GFG Oct 24, 2012 North Dakota

    Is Collage worth the price? What is it, like $12 for a 12oz bottle?
     
  21. GFG

    GFG Oct 24, 2012 North Dakota

    I'm guessing Rhizing Bines will ONLY be sent throughout Dogfish Heads distribution? :(
     
  22. PeterJ

    PeterJ Dec 5, 2012 California

    Yes, it is. One of my top beers of 2012.
     
  23. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    I'm really excited about this. Being new to this, I missed L&L and hope my store gets plenty in for me to buy and put aside.
     
  24. KBrennan1000

    KBrennan1000 Sep 20, 2010 Massachusetts

    Anyone know the availability of said glassware? I'd love to get my hands on some. Probably through their online store?
    EDIT: Just saw it on DFH's online store. $9/19oz glass. Hm.
     
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  25. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    I'm getting ready to go to their site and snag one myself. I have the other glass they put out that I bought while visiting.
     
  26. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    Just bought 2 glasses. Looking forward to trying these out!
     
  27. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Jan 7, 2013 Colorado
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    Very excited about this. I also missed Life and Limb so I'll have to snag one of these.
     
  28. ttasselm

    ttasselm Feb 13, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Had this on draft last night at Two Stones Pub in Wilmington, DE. It was a bit pricey ($12 for 12 oz) but man, it was great. Really unique hop character - didn't slap me over the head like I thought it would, but they're certainly there and you know this is a hop-forward drink. I'd be interested to know exactly what these 644 hops are. The "subtle sweet and nutty notes" from the description definitely applies. Highly recommended.
     
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  29. BeastLU

    BeastLU Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    Yes. I did see it today but couldn't pick up a bottle as it was prior to 6am... Dumb laws...

    12.99 btw
     
  30. Qwest_35

    Qwest_35 Feb 4, 2013 Florida
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    I saw it being stocked today at my local liqour store. I almost grabbed a bottle, but at 12.99 I'd rather pick up a sixer of Sucks.
     
  31. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    Totally worth it. It was $11 a bottle here in AZ. I had one fresh and it was awesome. The Best After date is something like 4/30/13 so I'm saving another to try after. I'm gonna be picking up a few more too, and thats saying a lot with that price point.
     
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  32. GFG

    GFG Oct 24, 2012 North Dakota

    Thanks for the input guys. I'll try have my girlfriends family send some Rhizing Bines up from San Antonio and I'll go pick up a bottle or two of Collage myself.
     
  33. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

  34. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    I really hope its at my store tomorrow. I'll be grabbing a few after work.
     
  35. Bond111

    Bond111 Feb 14, 2011 Minnesota
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    Anyone that has access to this release want to work out a trade for a few bottles?
     
  36. MatthewTopolski

    MatthewTopolski Jul 12, 2011 Delaware

    I would really like to try this, but I can't justify spending $15 on a bottle of this--in Delaware nonetheless. This will be the first time in ages I'm passing on a new DFH release, but the quality to price ratio seems to be a bit off.
     
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  37. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Jul 13, 2011 Florida
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    Picked up a bottle last night for $11.99 in Fort Lauderdale. Haven't popped it yet but I'm hoping it's as good as I am expecting it to be...
     
  38. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Jan 7, 2013 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Yeah I passed on it today as well (for now). $10 for 75 min vs $14 for rhizing bines, neither of which ive had. So I went with the 75 min.
     
  39. PaulStoneAnchor

    PaulStoneAnchor May 30, 2009 California

    Has anyone seen this in the Sacramento area yet?
     
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