Karbach Fragile

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by UHCougar12, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    You should. They are fun guys! :D
     
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  2. DonD

    DonD Jun 23, 2008 Texas
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    Specs Westheimer/Kirkwood got 2 cases at about 11am. 1 per.
    Still none at HEB over there.

    And apparently Specs at 290/Jones got screwed on this one and won't be getting any. Thats kinda surprising.
     
  3. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Not really, as of late they are the black sheep. They haven't been getting other things either. I was just over there and she said they were supposed to get it today but didn't. She hopes they get it, but isn't sure.
     
  4. drummermattie02

    drummermattie02 May 10, 2009 Texas
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    So what if I find it highly amusing to perform daily searches for DR12 and flag them all?
     
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  5. drummermattie02

    drummermattie02 May 10, 2009 Texas
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    BTW, for what it's worth, Fragile is a great beer. I hate spices in my beer, and I think the barrel flavors do a good job of melding with/muting them from the base beer. This beer actually reminds me of Christmas in a good way, rather than freebasing nutmeg and allspice.
     
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  6. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Jul 12, 2012 Texas
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    D&Q just tweeted a case of this was in.

    ..not gonna make it :( oh well, can't make every release.
     
  7. BeanBone

    BeanBone Oct 12, 2006 Texas

    Did you tweet him to ask for him to hold you one? Worth a shot.

    Edit: Just saw he tweeted he didn't have enough. Bummer.
     
  8. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Jul 12, 2012 Texas
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    Nope, I knew I wasn't going to make it before the regular beer hypebeasts made it so forget it, don't want to waste his time.
     
  9. lndsy

    lndsy Dec 6, 2012 Texas

    Specs on I-10 Spring Valley still has 3!
     
  10. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Specs at Westheimer and Kirkwood is out.
     
  11. Daemose

    Daemose Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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    damn. never gonna get this one i guess.
     
  12. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I'm with you Daemose..... though I'll get to taste it.. as my cousin grabbed a bottle... and is waiting for a Christmas party to let me try it at least.
     
  13. Daemose

    Daemose Oct 3, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Nice. I think I may have a chance. Maybe.
     
  14. Erik

    Erik Mar 5, 2012 Texas

    Whole Foods on Bellaire still has some (wouldn't tell me how much) with a 1 bottle limit. Specs on Weslayan said hopefully tomorrow afternoon.
     
  15. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    LOL. I'm so not going to be able to get one of these with all these 1 bottle limits, it's not even funny.
     
  16. wsnich

    wsnich Apr 26, 2010 Texas

    Opened one tonight. Absolutely loved it. I will be trying to find some more if any more locations receive shipments. Its a more muted Yule Shoot Your Eye Out with bourbon barrel characteristics that become more dominant as the beer grows warmer. If you like Yule, you'll love this.
     
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  17. Erik

    Erik Mar 5, 2012 Texas

    I like a big bourbon flavor in my BBA beers so I was a little disappointed with this one, but it was still tasty. How long was it aged?
     
  18. JohnBender

    JohnBender Apr 20, 2012 Texas

    Four months.
     
  19. DonD

    DonD Jun 23, 2008 Texas
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    For those still looking... according to a couple friends...

    HEB @ Westheimer/Kirkwood got theirs. 2 bottle limit. They also put out some DR10 and DR12.

    Specs @ Jones/290 got a couple cases. Not sure on the limit.
     
  20. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    DR10?! Did they find this hidden behind a pallet of Coors or something?

    I got a call from Specs Beer Gal at 290 and Jones telling me they were in. She said she would hold me one so I'm hoping it works out.
     
  21. DonD

    DonD Jun 23, 2008 Texas
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    Yeah, the DR drop seemed odd. Not sure how much they had.
     
  22. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Jul 12, 2012 Texas
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    Damn! Wish I could go get that DR10.
     
  23. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I don't know how much they have left, but I grabbed a bottle at 290/Jones.

    They also have a little something known as Brooklyn Black Ops.
     
  24. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Jul 12, 2012 Texas
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    =| Gonna try my luck after work...lol.
     
  25. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Guess that means it's time to pop my 2011 BLOPS and pick up another one.
     
  26. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    It's a pricey one!
     
  27. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I paid $25 last year. How much worse could it be? lol.
     
  28. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Jul 12, 2012 Texas
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    $26!
     
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  29. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    $22.49 at Specs. That's probably the most I've paid at retail. Heck, I only paid $25 for Madame Rose at GI brewpub. lol
     
  30. soultrain19

    soultrain19 Feb 28, 2008 Texas

    Where was the Black Ops? Behind the counter as well? I did not see it. But did pick up an Original Black Metal. Hooray.
     
  31. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I had to ask for it.

    No clue how much they had.
     
  32. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    OBannons in College Station is tapping a Karbach cask "Oh Fudge" christmas ale with cocoa tonight, FWIW. along with a cask of Fra-gee-lay.
     
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  33. wsnich

    wsnich Apr 26, 2010 Texas

    Oh. My. God. I hope there will be another appearance of "Oh Fudge", somewhere in Houston.
     
  34. lndsy

    lndsy Dec 6, 2012 Texas

    I went in and told the beer gal, "Word on the streets is you have Black Ops.." She was like, "Oh MY god, word travels fast!" And ran back to get me one. She said she got one case and wasnt putting it out. So they're at least two down now. And I paid $22.94
     
  35. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    She's pretty cool.
     
  36. lndsy

    lndsy Dec 6, 2012 Texas

    She is! Well, I only just met her today but she seemed nice enough.
     
  37. waterintobeer

    waterintobeer May 17, 2008 Texas

    290/Jones is out. Out of icon too
     
  38. Ford

    Ford Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Well the Clear Lake area seemed to get the shaft on Fragile....
     
  39. HopAG

    HopAG Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    My GF somehow scored two bottles on Tuesday! YES!
     
  40. lndsy

    lndsy Dec 6, 2012 Texas

    i wish i'd been on this site long enough to make friends and whatnot, because i've got a bottle i'm willing to part with at cost and haven't got any real life beer geek buddies either.
     
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