Release Firestone Walker - Parabola 2014

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by DaltonC, Mar 2, 2014.

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  1. raynmoon

    raynmoon Defender (687) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    Yeah seriously, All of a sudden a "case" of Parabola sounds attractive for 90$ instead of 180$.
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  2. dinovis

    dinovis Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2013 Minnesota

    anyone wanna trade for some 2013 darkness for FSW parabola 2014 LMK
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  3. 1424IpA

    1424IpA Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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    yeah think its about 109 out the door with taxes, dealer prep, etc etc.
  4. Acropora

    Acropora Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2013 California

    Send me some Great Lakes BA Blackout and Ill send you a ton of Firestone goods
  5. Circles413

    Circles413 Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2014 Illinois

    Wow, I can't wait for this!!!!
  6. DaltonC

    DaltonC Initiate (0) Oct 10, 2013 Idaho
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    I will trade this for any heady, Pliny, founders all day, hopslam etc...
  7. Charliechu

    Charliechu Initiate (193) Jul 1, 2013 California
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    Anyone interested in trading for some parabolas, let me know. Its on of my favorite beer so I tend to stock up on it, probably a case worth or so.

  8. Harnkus

    Harnkus Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 New York

    They do. You all don't, who lap it up and its invented value
  9. Donco

    Donco Devotee (459) Aug 12, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Highly subjective (and uninformed) opinion...o_O
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  10. GreesyFizeek

    GreesyFizeek Poo-Bah (4,124) Mar 6, 2013 New York
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    Harnkus comments in a lot of threads about new BA releases. He always says the same thing, that everybody who drinks bourbon barrel aged beers are dinguses who have been duped into thinking they're good. He just sounds like a grumpy old man.

    I for one will be looking religiously for this beer.
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  11. Harnkus

    Harnkus Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 New York

    Oh I'm informed, but yes an opinion
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  12. BrettHead

    BrettHead Devotee (473) Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    What would an objective opinion be? :cool:
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  13. willbm3

    willbm3 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    Haha Sucaba hasn't even shown up this should hopefully be available by the 4th of July. Either way, don't think I've got the hunt in me considering how little they send
  14. BrettHead

    BrettHead Devotee (473) Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    I'll be buying 6 online like I always do. They won't get it for a couple months though I bet :(
  15. Raucey

    Raucey Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2013 Virginia
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    I agree to an extent. I personally like BBA stouts when they're done right. That being said, bourbon does not ALWAYS make beer better.
  16. Phobicsquirrel

    Phobicsquirrel Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2013 Oregon
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    Buying by the case would be cool. I usually have to go to a few places to get that many. Most places have limits of one or two.
  17. Donco

    Donco Devotee (459) Aug 12, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    ANOTHER thing one cannot do in the progressive state of Pennsylvania:mad:
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  18. derftron

    derftron Disciple (314) Feb 8, 2012 Oregon

    Parabola is a great beer.

    Parabola with at least a year of age on it is something to behold. had 2012 about a month ago and I was blown away by how luxurious and smooth it was. could have drank it all day
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  19. aquazr1

    aquazr1 Defender (693) Jul 27, 2013 California
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    We had a FW tasting at a local place that had a keg of 2012 Parabola that they had been sitting on. It was freaking awesome. So far the only thing that I have had that is better was Class X that had been in the barrel for 2 years.
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  20. Futurepoop

    Futurepoop Initiate (172) Feb 10, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Can't wait! Hoping to score a few this year!
  21. zefarrett

    zefarrett Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2013 Maryland
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    So maryland will see this around thanksgiving. Hooray!
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  22. HopAttack3

    HopAttack3 Disciple (336) Sep 15, 2011 Virginia
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    Had a 2012 bottle a couple weeks ago, it was after a Bourbon County Rare...note to self, don't ever do that again...the Parabola was overshadowed by the Rare...and we were pissed that we'd opened the Parabola too...
  23. Catracho5

    Catracho5 Meyvn (1,387) Aug 10, 2013 California
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    I hope I can find some in SoCal . . . love Firestone's brews!
  24. Morakaton

    Morakaton Initiate (0) May 6, 2013 Michigan

    I have a ticket to KBS day, anyone willing to do a trade for a bottle or so? =D
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  25. hplascencia1024

    hplascencia1024 Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2014 California
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    lol, I thought the same thing except i blew mine on JBM Speedway :)
    #65 hplascencia1024, Mar 4, 2014
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2014
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  26. hplascencia1024

    hplascencia1024 Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2014 California
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  27. MarcWP

    MarcWP Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2012 Arizona
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    Two different beasts. I prefer regular Bourbon County over Parabola . Don't think much had to do with it being the rare. Bourbon County is thicker, richer so if anything you guys should of popped the Parabola first.
  28. dahorn_spartan

    dahorn_spartan Initiate (129) Sep 13, 2012 North Carolina

    Wish FW distro'ed to NC. I'll have to hope this arrives in Chicago when I'm there the end of March.
  29. cherche

    cherche Savant (952) Mar 27, 2013 California
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    I was able to find a spot that still has a huge amount of Sucaba on hand so I am hoping to go back to the same well to grab some Parabola...anyone know how much more rare it is in comparison?
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  30. m34josh

    m34josh Initiate (71) Oct 19, 2009 California
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    If the photo of the label on page 1 is accurate, they made the same number of cases of each this year
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  31. cherche

    cherche Savant (952) Mar 27, 2013 California
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    Thanks! Hopefully my spot is stacked with this so I can get a few...only like $15 too (bevmo had it for $23 up here)...
  32. Big_Steve23

    Big_Steve23 Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2014 California

    FW parabola will be releasing in socal on April 1st. I will have 2-3 cases on hand...i was allocated 3 cases of sucaba last time. If anyone will be interested in trades or something, let me know. shoot me a message or follow me on IG @ US_liquor on my craft beer journey!
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  33. ohtyrus

    ohtyrus Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2014 California

    I'm in San Diego and have no issue finding Firestone Walker, especially stuff like this. Should be easy to get.
  34. gshak

    gshak Zealot (504) Feb 20, 2011 Texas

    Now that is a statement you wouldn't be able to make with Parabola. Hope that answers your question.
  35. PG2G

    PG2G Devotee (481) Dec 26, 2011 California
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    It isn't more rare, but it sells faster than Sucaba does. I can still find Sucaba 2013 on shelves, Parabola won't last nearly as long.
  36. aubzachsyd

    aubzachsyd Disciple (385) Oct 7, 2013 Iowa
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    Well, I might as well throw my hat in the ring. Anyone looking for fresh TG PseudoSue I've got multiple bottles that I'll trade for some '14 Parabola when it drops. BM me. Cheers.
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  37. nc41

    nc41 Meyvn (1,359) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Really a great brew in every way.
  38. end_27

    end_27 Disciple (334) Sep 23, 2012 Illinois
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    Your such a hoarder, Seguin! :rolleyes: Glad your sharing the love at the KBS BS with us. Can't wait to see your again brotha!
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  39. CasanovaCummins

    CasanovaCummins Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2012 Nevada
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    Unless you're already a borbon drinker and like both.

    Two great tastes that taste great together.

    MSEGUIN Aspirant (266) Apr 6, 2011 Michigan
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    Well what can I say... I am in love with FW's barrel program. Plus I have a great connect to West Coast brews.
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