Karbach all inclusive thread

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

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  1. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (379) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Does anyone know if the FUN series one offs like Divine, or are they going to be a yearly offering?
     
  2. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    As the see fit I believe. I've heard BBA Hellfighter will be coming out again.
     
  3. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (176) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    I was told by a Karbach founder that Bodacious will be back this year. I also heard from my Kroger beer guy that BBA HF will be back. I'd assume they're going to yr x yr it. No exact answer though.
     
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  4. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (379) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Wow, good to know. At this rate in a few years they'll have a new FUN release every month!
     
  5. champ103

    champ103 Poo-Bah (3,783) Sep 3, 2007 Texas
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    They had some awesome stuff on tap at the brewery tonight. Leon Phelps! Pontificator Smoked Doppelbock with Cognac soaked oak spirals. Excellent. Then one of their test batches, just called west coast DIPA for now. All you hop heads are in for a treat cause this is top notch, and will be released in bombers. Endeavour, Valkyrie, and this should cement the Houston area as a great IPA destination. Coming from someone that is far removed from being a hop head.
     
  6. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (477) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Was the West Coast a pine or citrus bomb?
     
  7. champ103

    champ103 Poo-Bah (3,783) Sep 3, 2007 Texas
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    Really well balanced, tropical fruits pop at first, and are the show, then resiny pine in the finish. All that with a great complimenting sweetness in the background. I would have reviewed it already, but I don't know what it is officially called, and want to wait till it is actually released.
     
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  8. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (477) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Thank ya sir.
     
  9. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    Wish the share was on a day I was off. I have a nice 5 year vertical I'm looking to share
     
  10. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Texas

    Anybody know of any places that migt have BBA Hellfighter sitting around? A friend of mine is going to Houston today and missed out on them completely, so I'm trying to help him locate one if possible. I know it might be a long shot, but I figured I'd ask anyway.
     
  11. weeks023

    weeks023 Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2013 Texas

    Search at Krogers that are outside of beltway 8. Many of them got a case, but don't really serve the clientele that would buy it.
     
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  12. BruceBruce

    BruceBruce Initiate (0) Dec 4, 2011 Texas

    I can get you one tomorrow if you have something to offer
     
  13. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Texas

    Unfortunately, he's only going to be there tonight. What would you be looking to get in return for it though in case either he or myself would want to take you up on a trade?
     
  14. DonD

    DonD Aspirant (206) Jun 23, 2008 Texas
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    Bottle share is being rescheduled. They have a tap takeover at BRC that day. Pretty poor planning on their part.
     
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  15. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    If you need BBA Hellfighter BM me.
     
  16. wsnich

    wsnich Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2010 Texas

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    One of my favorites from Karbach. Glad to see these are coming out in cans.
     
  17. mattchow

    mattchow Disciple (319) Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    the west coast ipa test batch 1 was pretty damn good.
     
  18. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Initiate (185) Jul 12, 2012 Texas
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    If that west coast ipa comes out... Move over endeavour....
     
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  19. BruceBruce

    BruceBruce Initiate (0) Dec 4, 2011 Texas

    Whatever, just something else good msg me
     
  20. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    From what I've read online I might have to give that a try this weekend, Looks good!

    I was told the same thing by a few buddies of mine as well. Good to see someone else say something - Folks looked at me like I was crazy on another forum.
     
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  21. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (379) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Did not hear about bodacious, but have heard BBH will be back as well. My question is, will it be the FUN 003, or are they going to do new labels? I guess a similar question is the FUN series going to be like SA's Dr series where all the releases are different?
     
  22. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    Please Lord....

    Just find a way to get me a bomber of BBA HF with Cherries in the near future.

    It will make my life complete
     
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  23. tx_beer_man

    tx_beer_man Initiate (176) Jan 22, 2013 Texas
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    Now that sounds delish.
     
  24. TexasStout

    TexasStout Initiate (189) Jun 22, 2007 Texas

    It was! :slight_smile:
     
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  25. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    Amen.... One of the best beers I have ever had in my life
     
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  26. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Where can I get some BBA Hellfighter w/ Cherries?!
     
  27. wsnich

    wsnich Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2010 Texas

    You can't. It's a one-off, currently. I haven't heard anything about them making it again, but no reason not too.
     
  28. djd07

    djd07 Aspirant (201) Oct 3, 2012 Texas
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    I had regular hellfighter with vanilla at Anvil. Would love to see this bba.
     
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  29. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Must you play with my emotions?! lol
     
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  30. TexasStout

    TexasStout Initiate (189) Jun 22, 2007 Texas

    I have a BA Hellfighter and a jar of cherries. I can mix them for you, for the right price. :wink:
     
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  31. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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  32. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler Disciple (379) May 17, 2012 Texas
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    That label is not very good but I am so on board for this beer!
     
  33. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Disciple (356) Aug 16, 2012 Texas
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    Digging this...

    Hopadillo Negro vs Buffalo Sunset
     
  34. champ103

    champ103 Poo-Bah (3,783) Sep 3, 2007 Texas
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    Eric Warner was just on Fox 26 during the 5:00 news. Talking about AB-InBev diluting their products to much but still labeling it stronger. Apparently AB is being sued for this. Nothing really ground braking. Though lots of good shots of Weisse Versa being packaged.
     
  35. StArnoldFan

    StArnoldFan Defender (603) Dec 28, 2012 Texas
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    I just tried Heavy Machinery at ABW this past friday and it was the 1st Black IPA iv enjoyed. That being said, ill have to give El Hopadillo a try. I also had the pleasure of trying their BA Sputnik, reg Sputnik, and Slo Glo (experimental sour). I felt special.
     
  36. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Texas

    I bet BA Sputnik was great. Was the mouthfeel still a bit thin?
     
  37. Ford

    Ford Defender (685) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    I like the label.. think it will look cool on cans.... Buffalo Sunset is really good, so this has something to live up to... but I love the coffee in it.
     
  38. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler Disciple (379) May 17, 2012 Texas
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  39. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    Can't say I have...

    MMMmmmm.... Hellfigher though :grinning:

    If it was on BBA
     
  40. mattisloco

    mattisloco Devotee (413) Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    I just had one... This is a weak Trois Pistoles, heavy belgian yeast... not a saison. I did like the spiciness though.
     
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