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Founders Brewing 2013 Release Calendar

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by FATC1TY, Dec 25, 2012.

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  1. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    I've only had it fresh so I'm not sure.
  2. scraff

    scraff Apr 18, 2003 Maryland

    I'm shocked nobody said anything yet about the pricing.

    "Going forward, “specialty” releases will be sold in four-packs for $11.99 suggested retail price. In 2013, the specialty list includes Imperial Stout, Curmudgeon Old Ale, KBS, Double Trouble, Devil Dancer, Rübæus, Red’s Rye PA, Harvest Ale and Backwoods Bastard".

    $11.99 for KBS 4 packs? Bourbon County what? Never heard of it. ;)
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  3. jefferyc

    jefferyc Dec 5, 2008 Michigan

    glad to hear raspberries are finally affordable to make the Rubaeus, however, I'm still waiting to see the Paisley Park Pomegranate again!
  4. Bay01

    Bay01 Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

    If I'm reading that correctly that makes KBS, Backwoods, and Curmudgeon absolute steals.
  5. Blanco

    Blanco Oct 11, 2008 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    I saw that, but since it's only a suggest retail price, I don't expect it to materialize for me the consumer at the end of the third tier.
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  6. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    Considering how awesome Blushing Monk is right meow, I'd love to try some aged Rubaeus.
  7. gpawned

    gpawned Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    I accidentally bought a year old 4pk of Cerise (2011) when the 2012 came out and did a side by side. The red color had faded to golden, the fruit forward sweetness had faded and it had become more tart (like a sour cherry pie). Yes...it ages well. All of my friends save one preferred the year old bottle (the other prefers lindemans to cantillon).
  8. Stevedore

    Stevedore Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Yeah KBS is probably not going to sell at the suggested retail price..
  9. CheeseheadNation

    CheeseheadNation Jul 4, 2012 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Only at stores that don't know any better. Most places will hike it up, and people will pay it....including me :/
  10. Stevedore

    Stevedore Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Ain't that the truth. If I'm lucky enough to get my hands on a few bottles at release, I'll have to pay the piper. And I suppose I'll do it happily for at least a 4-pack.
  11. founder26

    founder26 Sep 9, 2009 Michigan

    what about at founders on release day?
  12. Stevedore

    Stevedore Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Of course, that would probably be the exception. For those of us who live a bit further away, it's probably going to be a war.
  13. founder26

    founder26 Sep 9, 2009 Michigan

    even still I cannot believe that founders would only charge 12 bucks a 4pack on release day, that is a freaking steal!
  14. kylelenk

    kylelenk Apr 17, 2012 Michigan

    I have to believe that was a misstatement at $12 for KBS unless they are selling non-profit. I feel like cost on that beer is exponentially higher than Curmudge or BWB.
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