Firestone Walker Double Double Barrel Ale sightings?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by alucard6679, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    I've been looking forward to trying this, and the website said July 13. Does anyone know more specific date or seen it anywhere already?

    Thanks : )
     
  2. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Sep 21, 2012 Michigan
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    One of my favorite BA beers, hope you get to try it!
     
  3. hops206

    hops206 Jul 3, 2013 California

    Its gonna be closer to the end of the month until it hits the stores.
     
  4. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Just wanted to pop on and ask if anyone knows the average price on this? Want to find it as well
     
  5. Northlax3

    Northlax3 Aug 19, 2012 New Jersey
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    about 14.99.

    I still have 2012 at my store actually. should be realllll niceee by now
     
  6. MSardina1

    MSardina1 Apr 12, 2012 California
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    they had it on tap at both the Visitor's center and the Taproom last weekend in Paso - bourbon, vanilla, oak goodness in a 6oz snifter pour...

    EDIT: no bottles to-go though...
     
  7. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    Which is odd because this one really didn't move at all in most every shop I stopped into.
     
  8. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
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    One of my favorite beers
     
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  9. Justinsosmart

    Justinsosmart May 14, 2013 California
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    2012's still on the shelf at Benson's Liqour in Long Beach.
     
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  10. JOrtt

    JOrtt Dec 20, 2012 North Carolina
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    Same thing around here in BevMo. It is all over the shelves locally. Tap room in Buelton said stores should see it in about a week and it will fan out than. I've heard $14.99 but it might go for $16.99.
     
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  11. Christopper

    Christopper Nov 14, 2012 New York

    Boonton?
     
  12. adamgnoth

    adamgnoth Apr 2, 2012 Colorado
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    I agree. I saw it here in Chicago 6 months after it was released....just collecting dust. Really wish I would have picked up more!
     
  13. JoesRevenge

    JoesRevenge Jun 19, 2013 Texas
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    I picked one up in Albany (Oliver's) about 10 days ago. It was 14.99 iirc.
     
  14. adamgnoth

    adamgnoth Apr 2, 2012 Colorado
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    a 2013 or 2012?
     
  15. JoesRevenge

    JoesRevenge Jun 19, 2013 Texas
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    I just assumed it was 2013, but I will have to check when I get home today because it seems like it would have been kind of early for a 2013 judging by what everyone is saying. I'll be pretty happy if its a 2012.
     
  16. adamgnoth

    adamgnoth Apr 2, 2012 Colorado
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    Yea, I've got a 2012 still waiting to be drank. Can't decide when I want to pop it.
     
  17. evilc

    evilc Jan 27, 2012 California

    This was my first and only Firestone drain pour.
     
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  18. MontereyBay831

    MontereyBay831 Dec 15, 2012 California
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    I had that same issue ^. I love DDBA, but the last one I encountered was an immediate drainpour. I wasnt going to come flying onto BA and start calling out "infected", but I strongly believe it was..
     
  19. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Jan 31, 2005 California
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    This was a pleasant surprise last year. Definitely seek it out!!!
     
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  20. dobe12

    dobe12 Dec 3, 2011 New Jersey

    I just picked up 2 bottles (boxes) yesterday in South Jersey. Either $14.99 or $15.99.
     
  21. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    I see you're in AZ, 2012 is still available at multiple locations throughout the valley...If you didn't already know.
     
  22. MaltMilkshake

    MaltMilkshake Feb 9, 2011 California
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    2012s available several places here in San Diego. Great beer though.
     
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  23. kdb150

    kdb150 Mar 8, 2012 Pennsylvania

    2012s can still be found in Philly as well. Can't understand why Parabola flies while everything else Firestone, including anniversary beers, sit around for a bit. But hey, it's fine by me.
     
  24. GardenWaters

    GardenWaters Jan 8, 2012 Illinois

    I have seen DBA (not sure if it's the same) but always pass as I usually do with all FW beers....
    Because for some reason, I have yet to see anything fresh on the shelves near me. Even when new Union Jack and Double Jack arrives on the shelves, they are already out-dated. Apparently, (from what I've gathered in these threads) this is a common problem for people who don't even live this state. So,what gives?
     
  25. ggfunk

    ggfunk Mar 29, 2010 Oregon

    So much toffee. Absolutely love this beer. 4 packs please.
     
  26. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    the price tag, I guess. Because really, Parabola is amazing for the price point.
     
  27. draheim

    draheim Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    Yes. Yes it is.

    [​IMG]

    I've had one or two of these recently and enjoyed it more than fresh. A store near me had some stocked recently (still does, actually) and I bought one, assuming it was the 2013. Nice of them to age a bottle for me anyway.
     
  28. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    I didn't, actually, but thanks for the tip :)

    Do you know where and how much its going for?
     
  29. GreesyFizeek

    GreesyFizeek Mar 6, 2013 New York
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    I've seen it on tap recently around Rochester- I don't know if any place still has it though.
     
  30. dar482

    dar482 Mar 9, 2007 New York
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    I found a bottle at DeCicco's in Ardsley. It was a '12 and only $17.
     
  31. nbanyard87

    nbanyard87 Jul 17, 2011 California

    Generally wait time until it hits stores is 2 weeks - thats what it was for Parabola. Where i work we received a shipment of 2012 just last month, so that might be why a lot of people are seeing 2012 still - distributors pushing out last years before this years comes in. 2 weeks is standard for most special release beers from all distributors.
     
  32. 2GOOFY

    2GOOFY Aug 19, 2012 California
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    Released in bottles at the Barrelworks on Saturday the 13th. About $16
     
  33. PlinyBubbles

    PlinyBubbles Nov 3, 2011 California

    I hit Barrelworks on Sunday. They had the four year old Barrel 66, which was the first batch, on tap and it was sublime. Had it next to '12 and '13 and this is clearly a beer that gets better with a few years on it. They also had a blackberry sour stout that knocked my socks off, and thats not usually my kind of thing.
     
  34. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    I know for sure Gilbert Convenient Mart (in Gilbert) has some and I think for $15. Can't remember where else and don't want to give you wrong info...
     
  35. 2GOOFY

    2GOOFY Aug 19, 2012 California
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    That stout was great...made me want to put it on pancakes :)
     
  36. adamgnoth

    adamgnoth Apr 2, 2012 Colorado
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    Yea, don't buy old IPAs, but I hope you are buying any of the high ABV barrel aged beers because the older the better with them beauty's!
     
  37. dobe12

    dobe12 Dec 3, 2011 New Jersey

    Picked up two the other day in South Jersey.
     
  38. Momar42

    Momar42 Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    Drank my last 2012 bottle a few months ago and it was fantastic. I can still find a few places around me that have the 2012's. I think since it was the first releas of it, people didn't know what of make of it. I'm going to pick up a few more for a side by side when this years comes out. Really underrated beer IMO.
     
  39. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    At a liquor store near me, they still had like 3 or 4 Sucaba's left from this year. So crazy.
     
  40. Momar42

    Momar42 Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    Hopefully they didn't after you left!
     
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