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Freetail Sept 15th Bottle Release

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by miikezombie, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. miikezombie

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    Figured this needed its own thread. Freetail is releasing 5 different bottles on Sept 15th. Who's coming?
     
  2. wolffman17

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    Nobody, the brewery burned down, didntja hear??
     
  4. canadianghetto

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    I'll be there. Looking to carpool with some other Houston beer nerds.
     
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    I hate to break it to you, miikezombie, but Scott has informed me that you're not allowed within 100 ft. of the pub. Better find a mule, asshole. ;)
     
  6. miikezombie

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    Good thing I'm a master of disguise. Going to try on my John costume. Just need a bald cap and a bad singing voice and should be a dead ringer. Oh and lots and lots of felt.

    As long as the plant doesn't blow up, I will be there.
     
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  7. awinkro

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    I should be there
     
  8. pwsoldier

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    No good. People will think you're me. You should stuff pomeranians in your ears to avoid confusion.
     
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  9. jl28r1

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    Wow!
     
  10. pwsoldier

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    Too far? You know we all love you, John!
     
  11. jamescain

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    You're going as Judas Priest?
     
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    So what are they releasing? I've never had their beer, this might be a good opportunity.
     
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    Tempted to try and make the trek to SA. Been meaning to make it out there for awhile.
     
  14. H0rnedFr0gs

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    Sounds like a perfect day drive. Might try to round up a Fort Worth crew...I know we miss having a good local brewpub (The Covey had some tasty shit in it's day)
     
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  15. miikezombie

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    I took the Muppet angle. Felt is way cheaper than leather.
     
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    What are the usual limits on bottles? Does it get crazy early? Looking forward to it, trying to figure out when to get there..
     
  17. canadianghetto

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    More importantly, what is the tap list for RealTail???
     
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    I will throw in gas....
     
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    There haven't been limits for the past couple big releases (OBR and Ananke). OBR just sold out within the past month or so. Ananke went faster, partly because people were buying it by the case at the release. Even then it was still available for about a month or so afterward. I don't anticipate a bottle limit for this upcoming release, but we'll see. It depends on the overall bottle count for each beer, which hasn't been announced.

    It's usually a 50/50 split of Freetail sours and Real Ale Mysterium Verum series beers, plus their collaboration beer, which is a mole beer this year made with chili peppers, raisins, cinnamin, cumin, roasted almonds, and pumpkin seeds. It's well worth the trip if you're able to make it.
     
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    I bought a case of Ananke about a good two or three months after release and was told at the time there was about thirteen cases left after that. I wish I had bought more, because I didn't even trade that many away, just drank them all and now I just have one bottle left...
     
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    Kevin and I should be making an appearance. Need to get our fix of the SA crazies! ;)
     
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    I'll be coming down for at least one or two Freetail releases this fall, now to decide which ones...
     
  23. pwsoldier

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    I'll have you know that I've been certified legally sane and well-adjusted by four mental health professionals.
     
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  24. atxdelivery

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    This should be fun, I say we start the bottle share around 8. I am looking for a designated driver in Austin, will pay money.
     
  25. canadianghetto

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    If you can make your way out to Cypress on Sat. morning, you can get in my car!
     
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    I'm always excited about Freetail release days. I will be there, with goodies in tow for the bottleshare.
     
  27. jl28r1

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    I call bullshit!
     
  28. LadyOfMuchBeer

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    This post isn't about this Saturday's release is it? I thought it was about the 9/15 sour release. Is crazy there are 2 so close together!
     
  29. canadianghetto

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    No for next release, but I suppose if Bruce wants to come this too he is welcome!
     
  30. tjmodica

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    I am confused, is their a bottle release at realtail III and another on sept 15th.
     
  31. pwsoldier

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    The bottle release is Sep 15th. RealTail III is a draft-only event featuring barrel-aged beers from both Real Ale and Freetail.
     
  32. canadianghetto

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    Real Tail is mostly draft only, but they said they will bottle this years collaboration. Then next month they will release a bunch of bottles. They also have some of their "normal" releases in bottles for sale now too: http://www.freetailbrewing.com/beer/in-bottle/all
     
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    Double down on the awesome Website comments. Very cool, the Spiralina Wit sounds fun.
     
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    They've said that the Realtail bottles won't be ready by this weekend. They currently have Buffalo Hump, 3Tail, Outlaw McCaw, and Witicus available in bottles.
     
  35. canadianghetto

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    At least they dont throw something in a bottle before it is ready (2012 Dark Lord!)
     
  36. JCDenver

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    Preach on. That stuff was nasty. And I love DL.
     
  37. canadianghetto

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    It's the kind of problem that can be aged out, but it will be over a year before I feel brave enough to open one of my bottles!
     
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    In my experience, no vintage of Dark Lord has ever been ready until at least 2 years, and I've been drinking them since 2008.
     
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    Oh come now, you know 1 will be La Muerta!
     
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    Should be able to make this one...bring on the Texas wild ales!
     
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