Everything Adelbert's

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by r0nburgundy69, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. r0nburgundy69

    r0nburgundy69 Jan 27, 2012 Texas
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    yeah i know everyone hates the "everything" threads but i really just want someone with 20 reviews to add the barrel aged naked nun so i can review it, thanks in advance
     
  2. cam_williams

    cam_williams Oct 3, 2012 Texas
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    Had the barrel aged naked nun Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed it! Love everything that Adelberts does.
     
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  3. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Sep 30, 2007 Texas

    Wish i had the BA nn, then id review it for you.
     
  4. MattSweatshirt

    MattSweatshirt Jun 29, 2011 Texas
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    With their ho hum reviews I have yet to actually try anything they have done even though I love Belgian styles. Is the BA Naked Nun bottled? I like a witbier every now and then.
     
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  5. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler May 17, 2012 Texas
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    Yep.

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    I've seen this and I'm curious about it. Was waiting to read some reviews before I bought a bottle.
     
  6. mattchow

    mattchow Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    bought a bottle at D&Q, it's in the fridge now.
     
  7. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    If you like Belgian styles, then Adelbert's is definitely worth checking out. They're severely underrated, imo. I've been pretty impressed with everything I've had from them, especially Naked Nun.
     
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  8. BgThang

    BgThang Dec 23, 2007 Texas
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    their regular naked nun is a very good beer. have yet to try the BA version
     
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  9. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Sep 30, 2007 Texas

    Triple B was the first one i tried, then Naked Nun, and Flyin Monk.

    All were decent imo. Ive had other since, and only dissapointed once, but not by flavor, by overcarb. Ive never had it happen again. (and they offered a replacement bottle and a tour, but i never got over there, and really, never cared about that since they were just awesome on the response to it)
     
  10. Danielbt

    Danielbt May 4, 2012 Texas

    They had two batch that were overcarbed, one of Scratchin' Hippo, and one of Rambler. They fully admitted the issue with those batches and offered replacements.

    The batches bottles after those were just fine, and if you grab anything with the new branding, you won't find any issues.

    I definitely enjoyed both of the Monk beers.
     
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  11. r0nburgundy69

    r0nburgundy69 Jan 27, 2012 Texas
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    the red wine naked nun was a little too prickly for me, so I left the last quarter of the bottle in the fridge over night and the next day was still plenty carbed to be enjoyable
     
  12. reverseapachemaster

    reverseapachemaster Sep 21, 2012 Texas

    Not a fan of any of their beers. Probably some of the worst Belgian style beers I've ever had.
     
  13. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    I'm a little curious about Rambler. Reviews describe it as sweet and estery (reasons why I typically avoid Belgian pales), but I tried it recently on tap and it had a very distinct brett character that I actually found very enjoyable. It reminded me of Orval. Has anyone else experienced this? I'm wondering if they reformulated it or if this was an accidental (but glorious) infection.
     
  14. BK1017

    BK1017 Nov 9, 2009 Texas

    Wow. Care to elaborate?
     
  15. nsheehan

    nsheehan Jul 3, 2011 Texas
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    I second the call for elaboration.
    Nothing of Adelbert's has been exceptional, but nothing has been very bad. The price is a little much, but for a smaller brewer and their method, it has to be.
     
  16. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    What kind of barrel was used for aging the NN?
     
  17. Danielbt

    Danielbt May 4, 2012 Texas

    Everything that's not the best is the worst.
     
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  18. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I heard it was made of oak.
     
  19. MattCinatl

    MattCinatl Aug 30, 2009 Texas

    We bought a truckload of red wine barrels from a broker in the Pacific Northwest. Because it was a bulk buy, they range from Merlot to Cabernet Sauvignon, but Lutter was correct, they are all indeed made of oak.
     
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  20. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Aw, you ruined my snark with useful information! LOL.

    Hey, are you the Adelbert's guy I met that this month's Austin BA tasting?
     
  21. videofrog

    videofrog Nov 13, 2010 Texas
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    This^^^. I've had full pours of Naked Nun and Tripel B along with servings of others at Central Market. I liked the Flyin' Monks and need to pick up a bottle to give it a fair shake.
     
  22. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Just recently had one of those little bottles of Naked Nun... I really enjoyed it. Will buy again.
     
  23. bccocx

    bccocx Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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    Beer Diaries #9 - Adelberts!

     
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  24. nsheehan

    nsheehan Jul 3, 2011 Texas
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    In case people are curious, I emailed Adelbert's for more info on how their Friday tours work:

    "The tasting room is open from 5-8 pm on Fridays. When you arrive you have the option between a $5 or $10 glass which includes the tour, tastings and you can keep the glass. Each person is allowed 6 half pours or three full pours. You can also do free samples in the small tasting glass but cannot keep the glass. Tours are given approximately every 45 min (about 3 a night depending on the crowd). We will also be expanding into Saturday tasting room/tours in the coming months."
     
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