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Firestone Walker Sucaba (Abacus) Release

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

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  1. SageO

    SageO Jul 13, 2010 California
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    Haven't had one in about 6 months - dropping off? I had Abacus a month ago and that had clearly dropped off.
  2. Nectar

    Nectar Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    Waiting on it in jersey, but am still buying 2012, which is drinking fantastic. 4 more in the cellar.
  3. stevensoriano

    stevensoriano Feb 19, 2012 California

    I live 45 mins away from the brewery. I can go to any proper store and find all their beers. I'm lucky.
  4. ThatCracker

    ThatCracker Nov 20, 2012 Virginia
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    2 cases showed up in RIC, both left within the hour - lucky to get one!
  5. besaunders

    besaunders Nov 8, 2007 California

    I always suspected that Firestone-Walker's Proprietor Series repelled gravity.
    badb_rad and SageO like this.
  6. azureoval

    azureoval Jan 25, 2010 California

    Hit up Bevmo Fairway. Had 3 cases tonight (Friday). WF , TW, and Nugget were no go's unless it was hidden.
  7. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Nov 7, 2011 California
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    Now you know. And knowing is half the battle. :D
  8. LSMroz

    LSMroz Jan 25, 2013 Illinois
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    Schaumburg Binny's got some. $14.99. 1 bottle limit.
  9. RRtransvestification

    RRtransvestification Dec 21, 2012 New York
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    Still waiting on new york!
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  10. Baab200

    Baab200 Jan 9, 2013 New York
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    It's available upstate
  11. RRtransvestification

    RRtransvestification Dec 21, 2012 New York
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    im on long island, i heard its coming soon
    frankthetank86 likes this.
  12. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Dec 11, 2006 California

    Picked up a bottle yesterday for 14.99 in Orange County, CA.
  13. JOrtt

    JOrtt Dec 20, 2012 North Carolina
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    I'm with you...just stopped by the brewery and picked up a Parabola and 6 bombers of Sucaba. They still have their 13-16 Aniversary for sale too.
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  14. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Oct 1, 2012 California
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    I just stopped by a bevmo in Sacramento area today and they had it, 3 cases.
  15. Charlie_Hoss

    Charlie_Hoss Jan 2, 2013 New Jersey
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    dude. so jealous haha
  16. Sam_Frank

    Sam_Frank Nov 29, 2012 California

    they had it at Whole Foods in Manhattan Beach. i had to ask for it.
  17. StevenSpringer

    StevenSpringer Sep 26, 2011 California
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    $12.99 at bevmo, whole foods, and total wine in sacramento just ask for it, one per person and they keep them in the back.
  18. luwak

    luwak Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
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    So i finally opened one tonight.

    When i first had the original Abacus i was blown away. Since then ive had about a thousand distinct beers.

    This is basically the best.

    (and I was a tad underwhelmed by Sucaba 2012)
  19. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    What stores did you see the 2012s at?
  20. taxman

    taxman Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    Store near my office still some on the shelf at lunch today.
  21. frankthetank86

    frankthetank86 Dec 24, 2012 New York

    yes, my guy told me this wednesday!:D so look out this week
  22. RRtransvestification

    RRtransvestification Dec 21, 2012 New York
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    nice, I'll be on the lookout. hopefully they won't limit bottles, if they do maybe you can let me know where you got it.
  23. hshewsf

    hshewsf Jan 25, 2013 California

    I know a place where I can buy whatever they have left at $15 a pop if anyone can't get their hands on one and wants to trade.
  24. IPASearcher

    IPASearcher Feb 12, 2013 California

    Sucaba finally came down to Orange County, CA. One bottle limit at $15/bottle.
  25. MadDogMD

    MadDogMD Jan 7, 2013 Arizona

    Had it on tap last week, then did a side-by-side with '12 and'13 last night. IMO, the 2012 blows this years' away. Still a great brew, though!
  26. IPASearcher

    IPASearcher Feb 12, 2013 California

    Where did you have it on tap?
  27. StarRaptor

    StarRaptor Jun 8, 2010 California

  28. MadDogMD

    MadDogMD Jan 7, 2013 Arizona

    Angel's Trumpet Ale House in Phoenix. They did a mini tap takeover- Rufus, Helldorado, Sucaba, among their flagships. It was pretty freakin awesome!
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  29. burgundysmoke

    burgundysmoke Sep 11, 2012 California
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    drank a 2011 last night, great but I prefer the 13 fresh
  30. Charlie_Hoss

    Charlie_Hoss Jan 2, 2013 New Jersey
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    Its out in Jersey now, found the 2013 for $13.49 today, pretty happy with that price :)
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  31. SadMachine

    SadMachine Mar 14, 2011 New Jersey
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    Where in NJ? I really really want this!
  32. cde1218

    cde1218 Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    Charlie_Hoss picked me up 2... Bottle King in Middletown, NJ. I believe their distro is Hunterdon... plesae correct me if I'm wrong.
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  33. Droogins

    Droogins Sep 4, 2012 Massachusetts

    Where in Cambridge? It's definitely not on shelves at the Cambridge store I frequent.

    Whether it's 2012 or 2013... Sucaba's been a huge want since I discovered English style barleywine.
  34. Charlie_Hoss

    Charlie_Hoss Jan 2, 2013 New Jersey
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    I would call your local shops, if they dont have it today they may have it tomorrow
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  35. SadMachine

    SadMachine Mar 14, 2011 New Jersey
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    Thanks for the info! I will definitely be checking a few places tomorrow!
  36. kpacedo

    kpacedo Nov 24, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    I think the poster was referencing the Anniversary (FW XV, XVI) beers @ $22-25. The Proprietors reserve (Sucaba, Parabola, DDBA) beers tend to go for $15-17.
  37. usofar

    usofar Dec 23, 2010 California

    I found it in huge quantities last week at total wine in Rancho (easily 10-12 cases on the shelves). I'm assuming the OC ones will be getting it this week in bulk.
  38. cde1218

    cde1218 Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    If you are in the middletown area I'd also check Spirits, Whole Foods and Wine Academy in Hazlet I believe they are all on the same route.
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  39. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Nov 23, 2012 Virginia

    Picked up a bottle in VA Beach today. Not sure how many cases were brought to the area.
  40. bramsdell

    bramsdell May 27, 2011 North Carolina

    Sadly, I haven't seen it since around Christmastime. Some places got a ton of it and apparently couldn't move it, like Cardullos in Harvard. That place gets some great stuff but doesn't seem to move it.
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