Karbach all inclusive thread

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by jamescain, Jan 11, 2013.

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  1. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT!!

    Eric needs to make a BA account
     
  2. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    OMG Karbach, you're killing me with all these tap takeovers!

    There's not very much in this world that makes me jealous of Harris County, but Karbach has been doing it lately with all these tappings.
     
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  3. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (471) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    They and SA are 2 of the few things we have in Harris county that are worthy.
     
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  4. Ford

    Ford Defender (679) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Man wish I could have made it today.
     
  5. mymasterpiece75

    mymasterpiece75 Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2010 Texas

    For anyone who missed out on Fra-Gee-Lay and BBA Hellfighter:

    Hubcap Grill in the Heights has a bunch of each in their cooler for order with your burger. I suppose you could always just walk up and order the beer and skip the burger if you're not hungry :)
     
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  6. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    Just went to Specs by my house to get some Weisse Versa for this hot ass January day and noticed they have 5 Hellfighters just sitting in the cooler near the back. No Limit. Specs 3126 NASA 77586
     
  7. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (176) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    Nice! BB HellFighter is the sh!t!
     
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  8. Crack2000

    Crack2000 Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2010 Texas

    I'm in. Brewing my entry this weekend...hopefully enough time to bottle condition/cool down before the judging.
     
  9. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    I left them there, I have been fortunate enough to snatch up 6 bottles release day and a growler from Nobi. Ill let someone else have these hidden gems.
     
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  10. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    Thats some good shit right there. Well done, sir.
     
  11. Ford

    Ford Defender (679) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    and thanks to your report here, I picked up two of them on Monday...leaving four more... I can't believe they made it all day there Saturday.. and who knows how long they have been in there...
     
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  12. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    Talked to my guy up there, said they got them a few days after release day and the hype had worn down. I was surprised to see them there a week later. And here I was running all over town getting 1 or 2 per store when it dropped. Always seems to happen that way.
     
  13. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (176) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    Supposedly Fiesta in Katy (I-10 & Mason) has plenty of hellfighter, yule and pontificator. This is as of 8 hrs ago. Source: twitter.
     
  14. mattchow

    mattchow Disciple (319) Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    No mas, mucho pontificator though.
     
  15. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    I would love to snag another Hell-Fighter

    Wonder if Nasa location still has some
     
  16. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Man... I was hoping to get in on some extra Hellfighter... lol
     
  17. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    I was there yesterday and still had 2 left in the same cooler
     
  18. mattchow

    mattchow Disciple (319) Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    yeah i went at 11am, only pontificator left.
     
  19. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    At Specs on NASA or the Fiesta in Katy? I dont even think the Specs on NASA has Pontificator so your prob talking about the Fiesta is out
     
  20. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    30 minute drive to get there on the hope of it being there

    dangerous
     
  21. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    ISO: 2 Pumpkinators or 1 Pumpkinator & 1 Divine 12 Bomber FT: Hellfighter
     
  22. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I can do 1 and 1. It may be hard to set up a swap place though... lol
     
  23. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (176) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    Deal. I have 2 Pumpkinators. I'd rather meet up since we're both in Houston. I live in Cypress and work in West Chase. I plan to be in Willowbrook and The Woodlands (for a quick minute) Saturday.
     
  24. Billy1856

    Billy1856 Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2012 Texas
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    ISO: Bodacious FT: 2012 Pumpkinator
     
  25. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    I have 2 Pumpkinator 2012s for you as well.
     
  26. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    I already traded a hellfighter with tx_beer_man for some pumpkinator and 2 hellfighters to acbe for an abyss and dissident. Thx anyway.
     
  27. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (176) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    ISO: 2 Bodacious, FT Barrel Aged Old Rasputin
     
  28. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Texas

    I just got a BBA Hellfighter in a trade and I can't decide whether to drink it now or age it, or try to trade for 1 more. Just so I can drink 1 and save 1. It will be my 1st offering from Karbach and I am very much looking forward to it.
     
  29. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    Drink it now. It's not hot and tastes wonderful now. I'm sure it will do well with age but I wouldn't hold on to it without trying 1 fresh. I just drank my last 1 or I'd hook it up so you'd have 1 fresh and 1 to age.
     
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  30. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Hellfighter is awesome, You'd do yourself a disservice if you didn't drink one now. I got lucky and found another one with my purchase of Abyss today.

    [​IMG]
     
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  31. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Zealot (573) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    Nice catch!
     
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  32. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (379) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Where is that?
     
  33. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Texas

    I appreciate the tip man. I'll have to crack it open here pretty soon. So now begins the search for bottle #2...
     
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  34. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Good Luck!!!!!!! lol
     
  35. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (471) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Shouldn't be that hard to do.
     
  36. raffy313

    raffy313 Disciple (388) Dec 15, 2010 Texas
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    Any Houston BA who missed out on some Abyss care to do a trade for a BBA Hellfighter? It appears I've finally given in to the Karbach hype-train with this release. :) I have other beers, but figured I'd take care of a frustrated Houstonian who got denied Abyss. Shoot me a BM if interested...
     
  37. mattisloco

    mattisloco Devotee (413) Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    Get some Weisse Versa to buddy. It hangs with Live Oak hef and in my eyes surpasses it.
     
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  38. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    Wish I could get more BBA Hellfighter man! I'm down to my last bottle....

    It is pretty damn depressing... :oops:
     
  39. TheWritingWaffle

    TheWritingWaffle Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2013 Texas

    Had some of the BBA Hellfighter last night at the O'Bannon's take over...holy crap. That beer is pure, unadulterated magic.

    Also loved the Bodacious and Fra Gee Lay, which were the only three I could afford — I figured if I'm dropping money like that, I might as well get the uncommon stuff, right?
     
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  40. cam_williams

    cam_williams Initiate (168) Oct 3, 2012 Texas
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    Was in Houston over the weekend and picked up the 4 regulars and some Pontificator. Have had all four of the regulars, and I am very impressed with them. Really enjoy the wheat.
     
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