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Release Firestone Walker Sucaba (Abacus) Release

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by jvillefan, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

    Luckily I'm in Tracy, and work in Livermore. But I still had to work for Abyss. Didn't have to work at all for BA Bigfoot so I hope it's like the latter.
  2. iKasey

    iKasey Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2012 Pennsylvania

    You people that have access to Parabola for $15 a bottle better be cleaning those shelves. I paid $23 here in Philly for basically the only bottle I could find, and 2012 Sucaba has been MIA for quite a while, but I imagine if Parabola is 23, Sucaba will be a heart attack.
  3. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Im in Boston (Brighton to be exact) and always looking for new stores to check out. Havent been able to find pandora, abacus, or xvi yet
  4. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (467) Aug 30, 2012 California

    I had to call and call to get Abyss. Then had to take Muni to other side of city to WF and grabbed 2 (limit) of the last 3 abyss they had. It was in stock all of 6 hours. East Bay never got abyss far as I could tell.
  5. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2010 Arizona

    Jeremy, No sightings! IT will be here around then. I am very excited about it and will hopefully get 3-4
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  6. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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    Well then, it's a good thing I know where I'll be able to get it on the down-low! :sunglasses:
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  7. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

    Perry's got some but sold out QUICK and Safeway in Livermore had a case and sold out fast. I got lucky and got Abyss in Tracy. Got 3 bottles and I went in the next day and it was all gone
  8. MadDogMD

    MadDogMD Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2013 Arizona

    How much BA Bigfoot do they have?
  9. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2012 California
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    Sucaba just hit Santa Barbara a couple of days ago. Its drinking fantastic right out of the gates. Better than last years fresh IMO. Get some!

  10. Waldomega

    Waldomega Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2013 Nevada

    Its all over vegas. Whole foods had so much they have a 4 bottle limit. Khourys had a 2 bottle limit and will tap a keg of it next Wednesday. Aces and ales has it on tap, and total wine had a 4 bottle limit
  11. Stewmeister91

    Stewmeister91 Aspirant (281) Apr 7, 2008 New Jersey
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    Yeah, it's on the shelf in nj. Saw it last week.
  12. JitsuBrew

    JitsuBrew Aspirant (206) Jan 30, 2013 California
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    Just had it tonight, may be my new favorite!
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  13. besaunders

    besaunders Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2007 California

    So, it's pretty much everywhere but San Diego. Natch.
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  14. ezperkins2

    ezperkins2 Aspirant (298) Jan 3, 2011 California
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    Nothing in orange county yet either.
  15. RobDB

    RobDB Devotee (470) Aug 31, 2009 New Jersey

    Where in NJ did you see it?
  16. Jeremy6566

    Jeremy6566 Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Arizona

    They only had a case of each
  17. digdug1810

    digdug1810 Aspirant (262) Mar 1, 2011 New Jersey
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    Yeah that seems like it was prob last years.. Idk but I've not seen the new release
  18. SadMachine

    SadMachine Meyvn (1,328) Mar 14, 2011 New Jersey
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    Where in NJ? I have trouble finding any FW here in NJ!
  19. rigo

    rigo Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2006 New York

    any in ny
  20. tbone33101

    tbone33101 Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2011 New Jersey

    Last year i received mine from high grade about 2 months after the california release, i wanna say early april, but then high grade always seems behind.
  21. BigB415

    BigB415 Initiate (190) Aug 24, 2010 California
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    I should pick up a bottle of this this year or break out the one from 2012 I have sitting in my cellar. Last year I was lucky enough to get both bottles I bought signed by David Walker himself. Amazing guy!

    NYCBUCKEYE Initiate (103) Jan 21, 2013 New York
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    Have not seen any in NYC yet. Hopefully soon.
  23. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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    Anyone seen this in the Bay Area yet?
  24. Crookdrain

    Crookdrain Aspirant (286) Jan 13, 2010 New York
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    Heard it should hit NYC later this week (according to 2 beer shops I spoke to).
  25. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (467) Aug 30, 2012 California

    I haven't, I put my name down at local WF, BevMo and bottle shop. None have received it yet, nor do they know specifically when they'll get it. I've heard end of this week to sometime next week.
  26. mark14580

    mark14580 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 New York

    I'm going to visit a buddy in Cambridge this weekend. Any recommendations on where to stop for bottles? Thanks
  27. TheHopBuddha

    TheHopBuddha Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2012 California

    Anyone have word on when this is landing in Los Angeles?
  28. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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    I know that's it's touched down in the Bay Area... perhaps Whole Foods in SF and a place or two in Marin County.
    Taps in Petaluma is having a take-over of FW stuff tonight along with the Sucaba release up there!
  29. ddskos

    ddskos Initiate (73) Apr 28, 2008 Illinois
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    Binnys on Grand Ave in Chicago had some this afternoon limit 1
  30. Momar42

    Momar42 Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    Or all of them.
  31. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

    BevMo in Livermore has 2 cases. $14.99 limit 1
  32. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 California
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    Mule ? :grinning:
  33. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

    If I can tomorrow I will! I grabbed my 1 bottle already. Sorry. But if I somehow can get another one I will. BTW Petes in Tracy is getting a shipment. Next week. I should be able to mule then.
  34. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 California
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    I was making a funny , but that sounds cool Johnny. Are going to crack it open soon or saving it ?
  35. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

    Saving for a minute. I will let you know when I open it though.
  36. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Defender (610) Apr 6, 2012 Illinois
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    WOAH! I need to check with Binnys in the NW Burbs. I thought they were saying end of the month...
  37. taxman

    taxman Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    Binny's in Skokie also received it today.
  38. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Limit 1 seriously? It's sucaba, not cherry rye! I would think they got 10 cases.
  39. beerborn

    beerborn Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 Georgia

    This Binny guy is always blowin up the threads.. gonna have to yellow page his ass
  40. mjohnson17

    mjohnson17 Devotee (443) Apr 29, 2012 Illinois
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    Welcome to the Chicago beer scene. Such is life.

    All kidding aside I was told they went through 2 cases in 2 hours with a 1 bottle limit. And this was literally 2 hours off the truck...and without a post on BA about it, just regular traffic. So the 1 bottle limit didn't surprise me. I don't expect it to last 24 hrs.
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