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Funky Buddha bottles

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by BarrytheBear, May 30, 2012.

  1. BarrytheBear

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    Evening All,
    I know the was a semi-recent thread from the brewery that discussed bottles floating around. Can anyone shed some light on how well these hold up? For how long? I know styles mary vary widely, but any insight would be appreciated.
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    I was under the impression that they did not bottle and did not fill growlers, was it a special growler fill event or something, or am I just mistaken ?
     
  3. blamethemovies

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    From my understanding I think they plan to eventually have a few beers bottled through a 3rd party and I know I've heard rumblings that they plan on expanding to being an actual production brewery and not a brew pub, but that's all second hand knowledge.
     
  4. polisanl

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    Limited bottle releases are done for imperial club members every few months or so. The last official release of a bottled beer (passionfruit and raspberry berliners) was in the beginning of the year.

    Occassionally they do a handful of bottles for special friends of the brewery. There was a bottle or two of Last Snow and Bonita Applebum floating around, a month or so ago.

    I would contact the brewery to confirm a release of a bottle before trading for any Funky Buddha beer, being that people sometimes fill their own growlers with glasses of stuff they order on tap. Oxidation and/or carbonation issues sometimes come with that.

    No growlers are being done at this time.
     
  5. cpinto6

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    Also people might wanna check when the bottle they're getting was bottled because all these bottles are done by hand and aren't really intended to spend a year in someone's cellar. If you get one of these and taste a crappy beer when you open it, the fault is yours and not the brewer's.
     
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