Jester King in Georgia?

Discussion in 'US - South' started by ndepriest, Dec 27, 2013.

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  1. ndepriest

    ndepriest Initiate (155) Feb 21, 2012 Georgia
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    I just saw a few Jester King bottles at my local spot (in Athens) and was wondering if anyone else had seen anything. Hopefully they'll keep on coming as Jester King makes some wonderful beers.
     
  2. mondegreen

    mondegreen Devotee (442) Nov 4, 2009 Georgia

    I'm not sure how they ended up on the shelf, but it's usually best not to ask questions in Athens. Sometimes good things just *appear*.
     
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  3. Peanut

    Peanut Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2012 Georgia

    Shhh
     
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  4. GameFreac

    GameFreac Disciple (335) Apr 8, 2011 Georgia

    Give me some El Cedro and I won't tell anyone.
     
  5. ndepriest

    ndepriest Initiate (155) Feb 21, 2012 Georgia
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    Oh, I know all about mystery bottles appearing in Athens (I usually have employees hold them for me), but the staff acted like the Jester King stuff was on the up and up, though that clearly might not be the case.

    Either way, I was excited to stumble across them.
     
  6. RDMII

    RDMII Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2010 Georgia

    Nope, no GA distro as of yet.
     
  7. krmkrm

    krmkrm Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2013 Alaska

    As a TX native, I've gotta be curious. I know that they occasionally send a few bottles out of state (e.g. CA), but hadn't heard anything about JK making it down here.
     
  8. ontherocks

    ontherocks Initiate (143) Mar 4, 2008 Georgia

    Is there anything from Jester King (or another Texas brewery) that is in a large stoneware bottle? Sorry I don't remember where, but it was not in Athens. It was a bit out of my price range, so I passed it up. I do recall thinking that I hoped there was more to follow.
     
  9. krmkrm

    krmkrm Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2013 Alaska


    512 Five (their fifth anniversary Russian imperial) was sold in a ceramic bottle. I have a hard time believing that they'd distribute it out here... They only bottle one or two things a year for Texas.
     
  10. RDMII

    RDMII Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2010 Georgia

    As I said above, they are NOT distro'ed here yet. Plenty of people bootleg stuff in though. Bars are known to do it once in a while too.
     
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