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Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by BottleCaps80, Nov 15, 2013.
Wow, wasn't expecting it to be that much. Oh well.
$12.99 per 4 pack 12 oz bottles. That makes it $0.25 more than Hopslam per 12 oz bottle.
I think it's fairly priced FWIW. There's a boat load of hops in that beer. Not exactly cheap to make.
Jackie O's Mandala Citra, Fatheads IBUsive, Hoppin Frog's Mean Manlishi, etc. Just to name a few more. Its funny because you're right, I've always preached how most ohioans don't realize how lucky we are to have the quality of easily accessible beer that we have access to. Also, for those of you in Ohio I strongly suggest you take a trip to hoppin frog's tap room and try their IPAs fresh on tap. I was blown away by how good they are, especially since i never was a big fan of any of their beers when I've tried em. Me and my friend came to the conclusion that its because their vast production and semi-limited reputation results in their beers sitting on shelves for too long. Don't get me wrong they're popular and produce amazing beers along with the owner Fred being a very cool guy. But I feel like at all my regular beer spots most of the Hoppin Frog beers collect more dust than they deserve to.
HF Gangster Frog. Keeps it real.
This beer was released at the Fat Heads Tap Room at their production brewery last night. It was a pretty cool place. It will be distributed next week to the public, but from what i'm hearing, it wont make it that far from the Cleveland area.
I should have said in relation to Head Hunter. I will gladly pay it but for some reason I expected it to be priced similar to HH.
I sent a guy a box of beer for a trade almost a month ago now and the guy never sent me what he promised either. I'm fairly new to this myself and have had nothing but great experiences with BA, but i'm really starting to wonder if I am getting cheated now too. I hope not, but Ace_of_Suds is not answering messages these past few weeks and sending nothing. Message me if something is up man. Otherwise i'll be letting everyone know to avoid you too
And it's about ten thousand times better than Hopslam, so worth the quarter!
This stuff is absolutely incredible. One of the best IPAs that I've ever had the pleasure of drinking.
The weird thing is that even though Ohio beer has been pretty good for some time now, the last five years or so have seen a tremendous spike in the quality of the state's IPAs. I'd add to the list Rhinegeist out of Cincinnati, which has any number of good hop-forward ales as well.
While I hate the 12%abv law here in ohio, we do have some damn good IPA's. Looking forward very much to this one, Fat Heads is first class stuff.
Definitely! But then again, popularity of IPAs have spiked over the past 5 years.
Where in West Virginia can I get Fat Heads beer? Love to know so when I visit my son at Fairmont I could avoid the 2 hour detour to Pittsburgh.
You can't, have to get it in PA.
Appreciate it but I'm over the loss of beer but not over the POS himself.
Luckily someone very gracious has actually agreed to send me some JuJu on their own accord which which is awesome and will be appreciated and paid forward. As always.
That is awesome! Speaking of paid forward, your generosity with the ZD and Pliny motivated me to pack a few more extras in a couple boxes I sent out last week. I drank the Pliny and a couple ZD and although the hops faded over the last month or so, they were still great beers. I look forward to trying them fresh. Thanks again man.
I'd send one last message then put him on the bad trader list and post your experience with him.
this beer is ridiculous. seriously amazing! I hope to get more soon!
Since the bottles are only sold at the Production Facility and they're not open Mondays or Tuesdays, I'm gonna have to get a growler and the Saloon. Is it the exact same brewed batch, it is it brewed at the Production and Saloon separately?
Finished my growler last night. Heading back to Fathead's praying the still have it. Absolutely amazing beer in every way. Looks great, smells and tastes fantastic. If you can score this brew I promise you it will impress.
If they don't have JuJu I will "settle" for IBUsive. Hopefully the next IPA they bottle.
It would be the same I believe but my understanding is that they aren't filling growlers right now at the Saloon only the Productions Facility.
I believe they have some at the production brewery for sale.
I'm a Hoppin Frog fan their BA versions of BORIS are amazing. I just want to point out I think they may be overlooked a lot because of price. Most of their Bombers are 10.99 to 15.99 if not more. I've only had one of their IPAs and I'm hoping it was just old because it was awful. It was the Mean Manlishi.
I picked up a growler at the Saloon last Sunday so unless they changed something during the week you can get growlers there.
No you are correct...saw on Facebook they weren't doing growler fills but it's just the Pittsburgh location...thanks for helping clarify!
You guys are forgetting arguably the best Ohio DIPA there is...Alchemy Hour (or now, Chillwave).
Lookin' forward to the Chillwave again. Found out yesterday I should find the JuJu next Friday !
I always thought ohio was just that place with lots of trucks that I have to drive through to get to chicago. who knew they have good beer. I want some. Send it to Mass, so I can stop thinking of ohio as a giant truck stop
Oh don't get me wrong I love love loved Chillwave (formerly Alchemy Hour) last year and drank quite a bit, but Hop JuJu (in my personal opinion and taste) is better. That said, can't wait to pick up some Chillwave in a few weeks!
LOL. Good one!
Haha i couldn't agree more. Yeah man. I had the exact same experience, then I tried Mean Manlishi fresh at the brewery and it absolutely blew me away.
To confirm, I got some juju yesterday (2/16) at the brewery in middleburg heights. They still have plenty it seems and it is incredible. Better than hopslam to be sure. It's incredible. About 14.50 with tax for a 4 pack and 84 for a case.
I am having a hard time reading these posts without wanting this beer more and more. Trying to get a trade going...
Hope it goes through. Love me a DIPA.
I will be in NE Ohio this Friday for work. Is the JuJu out on the shelves anywhere (other than the brewery)?
By Friday it's supposed to be in stores, but the Production Brewery and Tap House will probably still have some,
Lizardville already has it (Lakewood and Bedford).