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Iowa Rumors?

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by mdwalsh, Oct 30, 2012.

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  1. EdwardFortyHands

    EdwardFortyHands May 3, 2012 Iowa

    When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east.
     
  2. GFG

    GFG Oct 24, 2012 North Dakota

    All I'm saying is, it definitely makes sense to expand into the Twin Cities for Toppling Goliath before most of Iowa. Why? Because they're basically as close to the Twin Cities as they are Des Moines, and the Twin Cities is about 3.5 million people. The three tier system obviously changes thinking quite a bit though.

    Either way, no need to hijack the thread, just BM me if you want.
     
  3. BrettHead

    BrettHead Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    Stouts are ales though, and I would say it doesn't make much sense to talk of IPA's and stouts as being substyles of the style ale.

    Try a Celebrator Dopplebock or a Zwyiec Porter before completely write off all lagers :)
     
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  4. BrettHead

    BrettHead Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    Given the fact that TG's brewery build-out when complete will make them the brewery with the most capacity in Iowa (iirc), I'm sure their beer will be in all of Iowa, and parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Nebraska in due time.
     
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  5. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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  6. BrewddhistDrunk

    BrewddhistDrunk Mar 2, 2013 Iowa

    anybody have any info on the des moines area getting sierra nevada hoptimum or founders double trouble and doom?
     
  7. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Sep 29, 2012 Iowa
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  8. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Doom got here yesterday. Could be gone already. Double Trouble is next week. Not sure about Hoptimum. I asked on twitter and haven't heard back yet.
     
  9. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Same here! I asked where it would be distributed, but no reply. Hopefully it hits Des Moines.
     
  10. pepsican

    pepsican Nov 5, 2007 Iowa
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  11. BrettHead

    BrettHead Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    I see they are carried by Shelton Brothers....hope there stuff hits Council Bluffs
     
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  12. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    Beer Crazy had a case yesterday, per their Facebook. I didn't check it out, but I'd assume it may have sold out. Although, Boltcutter and Frangelic Mountain Brown are still on shelves so I could be wrong about a $19.99 750 ml selling out that fast.
     
  13. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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  14. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Nice. Should be able to find it in Des Moines then, as I know a few places that get Shelton Brothers distro!
     
  15. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Founder's Doom is currently on tap at The Keg Stand in WDSM.
     
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  16. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Sep 29, 2012 Iowa
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    What'd you get in? Pretty excited to try stuff from them and I'm not sure why...lol.
     
  17. bditty187

    bditty187 Jul 10, 2002 Nebraska

    Well... we did get a handful of beers from Clown Shoes... a couple new Mikkeller, Element, etc...
     
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  18. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Sep 9, 2012 Iowa

    Counted today...Altoona hyvee has 7 Doom bottles remaining, no limit.
     
  19. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    You aren't wrong as far as your taste is concerned. As you pointed out, it is subjective. Furthermore, I get where you're coming from. There was a time when I would have expressed that Ales are much better than Lagers. I would say that I still consume about 80 % Ales. However, there are times when all I have in my fridge is a various assortment of Lagers. There really are some outstanding ones.What I was really getting at is that all Lagers do not simply resemble Bud/Miller/Coors (BMC), or some faux-craft Pilsener. That was my main point. Happy drinking!
     
  20. millertime416

    millertime416 Feb 14, 2009 Iowa

    Just a warning (and a shout out to the TG Folks), if you get your hands on some Doom...Don't drink it in proximity to Naughty Temple. A friend had a barrel aged beer dinner tonight that paired up various barrel aged beers against one another. Doom got paired with Naughty Temple and Burton Baton, and NT owned the category. Everyone agreed that NT was far ahead of doom or BB (the tasting was completely blind)

    Cheers to TG...Keep up the good work!
     
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  21. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    $8 per snifter for those interested. It's good.
     
  22. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Nov 14, 2011 Vermont

    Doom tastes like Hawkeye Vodka mixed with rubbing alcohol.
     
  23. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    in any case, there is one bottle left at the 42nd street hy-vee for $11.99. Right next to 3 4-packs of FIS.
     
  24. SaulTBauls

    SaulTBauls Mar 22, 2013 Iowa
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    Any word on when Iowa will see Love Child 3?
     
  25. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    This is relevant to my interests as well!
     
  26. Bond111

    Bond111 Feb 14, 2011 Minnesota
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    I agree that Naughty Temple was a better beer than Doom, not that Doom was bad by any means...but NT had more range/flavors going on in my book...For the $12.99 it was a good quality beer, but I thought regular Double Trouble was/is more enjoyable. Doom did have a moderate barrel note to it as it warmed, but again, I like more bourbon presence in my bba beers. (Typing this while drinking a good bottle of Peruvian Morning. Lucky all 4 of them have been that way! Unlike last year, and what people are experiencing this year)

    On more Iowa stuff, Prairie Ales is hitting, that's cool. Iowa is reeling in some real good breweries as of late. I'm proud of my home state. Anyone who is from Iowa, that lives around Carroll should really hit up the Hy-vee Wine & Spirits, rivals anything you'll see in Ames/DSM metro.
     
  27. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Nov 14, 2011 Vermont

  28. BrettHead

    BrettHead Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    It's in Omaha, you'll see it in Iowa soon :)

    edit: LC#3
     
  29. printer1

    printer1 Aug 29, 2005 Iowa

    If anyone is still looking for Doom in Des Moines, Windsor Heights HY-Vee has at least 8 bottles on the shelf.
     
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  30. KAF

    KAF Jun 22, 2007 Iowa

    Deschutes is coming in July and it sounds as if Oskar Blues may hit by the end of the year or early next year. Not sure if this has already been said as I am too lazy to read through everything here. Cheers!
     
  31. mdwalsh

    mdwalsh Feb 1, 2009 Iowa

    Perhaps old news, but I saw on BP that Deschutes is "confirmed" for July in Iowa via J. Bros!
     
  32. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    If anyone wants any old beer check out the Wine and Spirits Emporium in Windsor Heights. They have Boulevard Smokestack White IPA and Stingo, for instance.
     
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  33. BrettHead

    BrettHead Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    White IPA, lol :confused: . That WAS a great beer. Hope they make that one again..
     
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  34. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Ha...they didn't happen to have any 2011 BCBS in stock, did they? ;)
     
  35. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    haha. no, or I would've bought it all. I went there specifically looking for some rare finds, as I'd heard that their turnover was really bad. As evidenced by a bizarre amount of leftover SN Celebration-2012, some 2012 Bigfoot ($14.99 a sixer), and numerous other random beers, including a number of foreign ones I can't say I'd seen before. Some of those were on the clearance shelf too. Oh, and they had Rogue Dead Guy Bombers for $12.99... great pricing obvi.
     
  36. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Fixed that one for you!
     
  37. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    after studying all day my brain is off and this is making no sense to me (?)
     
  38. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Ha...sorry. Was trying to make a joke about old beer at that store and how it had probably been sitting there since 2006.
     
  39. Herky21

    Herky21 Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    Haha oh, then i did get it. Nice.
     
  40. SaulTBauls

    SaulTBauls Mar 22, 2013 Iowa
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    Supposedly Mahoneys has Doom in the cooler waiting to get tapped. They also had some bottles of 2011 Old Bluehair they brought out of the cellar for $20...thought that was reasonable. It was pretty awesome.
     
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