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Firestone Walker Sucaba (Abacus) Release

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

  1. SageO

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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

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

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

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    I always suspected that Firestone-Walker's Proprietor Series repelled gravity.
     
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    Hit up Bevmo Fairway. Had 3 cases tonight (Friday). WF , TW, and Nugget were no go's unless it was hidden.
     
  7. No1Smitty

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    Now you know. And knowing is half the battle. :D
     
  8. LSMroz

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    Schaumburg Binny's got some. $14.99. 1 bottle limit.
     
  9. RRtransvestification

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    Still waiting on new york!
     
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    It's available upstate
     
  11. RRtransvestification

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    im on long island, i heard its coming soon
     
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  12. RaulMondesi

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

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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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    I just stopped by a bevmo in Sacramento area today and they had it, 3 cases.
     
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    dude. so jealous haha
     
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    they had it at Whole Foods in Manhattan Beach. i had to ask for it.
     
  17. StevenSpringer

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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.
     
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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

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    What stores did you see the 2012s at?
     
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    Store near my office still some on the shelf at lunch today.
     
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    yes, my guy told me this wednesday!:D so look out this week
     
  22. RRtransvestification

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

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    Where did you have it on tap?
     
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    where?
     
  28. MadDogMD

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    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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    drank a 2011 last night, great but I prefer the 13 fresh
     
  30. Charlie_Hoss

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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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    Where in NJ? I really really want this!
     
  32. cde1218

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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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    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

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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

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    Thanks for the info! I will definitely be checking a few places tomorrow!
     
  36. kpacedo

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    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.
     
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    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

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