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Firestone Walker - Velvet Merkin

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by imfrommichigan, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. dmbsnus

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    Anyone know if they still have any cantillon or VM at castle Vav? Planning on going there at lunch if so...

    Thanks!!!!
     
  2. RobotScott

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    none left on the shelves.
     
  3. dmbsnus

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    thanks!
     
  4. thetastywort

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    Bevmo - Irvine had 3.5 cases as of 9:30am this morning. I think all of Orange County, CA should have it this week.
     
  5. thetastywort

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    Where in CA are you? Orange County is getting it this week. Bevmo in Irvine just had some this morning.
     
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    for anyone in vegas, it hit today. grabbed 1 at total wine, and 2 at whole foods. whole foods had a whole shelf of parabola still, also
     
  7. charlzm

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    I'm in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, to be more exact. We are served by Allied Beverage Distribution which has the reputation of being an incompetent, lumbering beast when it comes to special craft beer releases.

    1.7 MILLION people live in the SFV and we basically have to drive 20 miles to another distributor's territory to get special releases when they actually hit stores.
     
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    Portland folks......Belmont Station is on deck. heading over in T-Minus 2 hours. Yummy
     
  9. phantastiic

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    Whole Foods La Jolla received their shipment in today. They're in the back so ask an employee to help you out.
     
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  10. LumpkinBrews

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    There were a number of bottle shops, all of which were PNC members, that received small quantities.
     
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    Any NH sightings?
     
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    They dont have Cantillon anymore but they have plenty of Velvet Merkin. Picked mine up today in the afternoon so whoever wants some
     
  13. BourbonBarrelBeerBelly

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    Really? I'm familiar with almost every bottle shop here, and haven't seen it in a couple months now. I stocked up, thinking it would be harder to acquire.
     
  14. Cuppa2Tree

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    Just got the last bottle on the shelf at Binny's LP. Went in for something else, got shut out, saw this on the shelf. Solid consolation prize I suppose.
     
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  15. iBorracho

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    Bevmo in Brea (Orange County, CA) has a few cases left as of now. Total Wine down the street should be getting some tomorrow.
     
  16. Paccamacca

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    Just noticed LetsPour even had some (87) available but sold out immediately...
     
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  17. ERRL710

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    Most places its gone...or they get it in Friday

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    See im late to the party...sorry about that. I see you grabbed yours already.
     
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    San Diego BevMo's just got their shipments in today! Go get 'em. The mission valley BevMo got 2 cases (2 bottle limit) and the mission valley north BevMo got 1 case (1 bottle limit).
     
  19. TTC

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    Anyone know prices at BevMo and WholeFoods?
     
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    Finally got my hands on this today, can't wait to try it!
     
  21. iBorracho

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    Bevmo, $14.99 each. Don't know about Whole Foods.
     
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    Thanks. Looks like it's the same at WF. I hear TotalWine is less?
     
  23. Paccamacca

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    Just bought 3 at Whole Foods- $14.99
     
  24. iBorracho

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    Total Wine is off sometimes, at least with FW. For Parabola, they were $1.00 cheaper than Bevmo ($13.99) but for Abacus the price was the same ($14.99).
     
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    Saw it at Trader Joe's for $13.99 today
     
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    Great beer!!
     
  27. ititani

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    I drank a bottle last night. It has a strong bourbon note, but is nicely balance with the oatmeal with a slight coffee finish. Letting it warm up to 55-60 degrees helps blend them very nicely together. But I can definately see aging this to let the bourbon mellow out.
     
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  28. ititani

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    Bring a mule. :)
     
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    Man that sucks.....sounds like they are treating SFV peeps like peasants.
     
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    I agree...drink now. Just cause it's BBA does not mean it will age gracefully but what do I know?
     
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  31. Twitcho

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    SoCal - I have one more case of Merkin at Whole Foods Laguna Niguel if you're nearby and want more!
     
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  32. listentodave

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    Any places this still might be available in the Santa Clara/San Jose area?
     
  33. CyberMonk

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    This just popped up at the Whole Foods on Telegraph in Berkeley. My buddy spotted it while there and grabbed me a few; sounds like no bottle limit and $15/bottle, though no idea how many are left.
     
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    plenty at Belmont Station in portland as of last night
     
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    is this coming to kansas?
     
  36. DrinkNoH2O

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    I claimed 3 of these today :) There were about 6 left after that.

    O'Shea still had about 6 bottles left as of 3pm today too

    Pacific Park Market and BevMo Laguna Niguel are both out.
     
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  37. Twitcho

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    Nice! I'm glad someone local was able to grab a few of them :)
     
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    Still nothing in St Louis. I'm about to give up hope of ever seeing this.
     
  39. m34josh

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    They were still at Cask N Flask on Saturday. Not many though so you probably want to call first
     
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    Landed in AZ today. Bevmo had four cases. Another Bevmo gets theirs next week. Total Wine also had a case or two. Total Wine were strick on their one per customer limit. Bevmo, not so much.
     
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