Release Founder's Curmudgeon 2017

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Sheisler51, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Sheisler51

    Sheisler51 Initiate (117) Aug 2, 2015 Nebraska

    Haven't seen this March/April beer hit shelves yet. Local stores haven't got any word on it. Anyone seen it yet?
  2. montman

    montman Devotee (405) Mar 10, 2009 Virginia
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    I saw it last week in VA.
  3. pauld5999

    pauld5999 Initiate (126) Jan 19, 2017 Illinois
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    available as of last week in Chicago
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    GOBLIN Meyvn (1,326) Mar 3, 2013 Ohio
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    Haven't seen a drop at my local shop . . . Grocery store has a case though.
  5. Robtobfest

    Robtobfest Disciple (367) Oct 21, 2009 Connecticut
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    Interested to hear people's experience aging this one. Need to decide how much to grab!
  6. BeastOfTheNortheast

    BeastOfTheNortheast Aspirant (218) Dec 26, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I had the 2014 Curmudgeon a few weeks ago at a brewfest and it was damn good. I would grab a nice amount.
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  7. Sheisler51

    Sheisler51 Initiate (117) Aug 2, 2015 Nebraska

    Damn. Can't wait until it gets here, love this beer. Local stores around Omaha haven't heard a peep about it coming yet!
  8. Sheisler51

    Sheisler51 Initiate (117) Aug 2, 2015 Nebraska

    Scratch that! It just hit Omaha today, just picked some up!
  9. Muss42

    Muss42 Disciple (351) Mar 7, 2015 Michigan

    I would agree that it's better w some age on it as well
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  10. Gajo74

    Gajo74 Poo-Bah (1,583) Sep 14, 2014 New York
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    I just had one! I thought it was delicious! Fruity, sweet, spicy and with a nice dose of alcohol.
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  11. sjverla

    sjverla Devotee (490) Dec 1, 2008 Massachusetts

    Great fresh. Phenomenal with 9-12 months on it. I usually drink one fresh per year and save the rest. I haven't had it much past a year because I don't see the point. It's just so damn good right around there.
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  12. MacMalt

    MacMalt Poo-Bah (2,775) Jan 28, 2015 New Jersey
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    I look forward to its appearance every spring! It's one of my comfort beers.
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  13. bbtkd

    bbtkd Poo-Bah (2,022) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota
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    No need to age it, as it is already an Old Ale! :wink:
  14. BeastOfTheNortheast

    BeastOfTheNortheast Aspirant (218) Dec 26, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I'm telling you guys, age it. The 2014 version was so good.
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  15. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (495) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    It's been on the shelves in Houston for at least a couple of weeks now.
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  16. foundersasap

    foundersasap Disciple (311) Feb 2, 2015 Michigan
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    Outstanding brew
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  17. Kyle19473

    Kyle19473 Initiate (117) Aug 11, 2016 Pennsylvania
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    I have a crowler in my fridge I just got filled of 2015. Looking forward to that this weekend. Looking to score some bottles to stash in the cellar.
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  18. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Crusader (718) Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    I had a 13 or 14 not that long ago that was less than desirable. I haven't had a fresh one in a while. May have to grab a few singles and revisit.
  19. BeastOfTheNortheast

    BeastOfTheNortheast Aspirant (218) Dec 26, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I had a 14 not too long ago as well and I loved it. Different tastes, which makes this so great.
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  20. Thecalmdrinker

    Thecalmdrinker Aspirant (269) Jun 27, 2015 Nevada

    Some of my liquor stores still have last years... Does this one taste better fresh or with age?