King Henry Kegs

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Prost76, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Prost76

    Prost76 Mar 9, 2012 New Hampshire
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    A few months ago I saw a memo from AB/Goose Island stating that King Henry was going to be released sometime in November or early December. Anyone else hear about this?
     
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  2. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I had not heard this until a moment ago.

    Brain explodes.
     
  3. DoctorB2B

    DoctorB2B Jun 29, 2009 Virginia
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    Pants = sticky
     
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  4. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    What was date on said memo? Last year it was released around that time.
     
  5. cavedave

    cavedave Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Was it dated April 1?
     
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  6. Shankopotamus

    Shankopotamus Mar 7, 2011 Ohio
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    I visited the barrel room at Goose Island a few weeks ago and saw an English Barleywine being aged in Heaven Hill barrels...a lot of Heaven Hill barrels. According to the brewmaster there, it won't be called King Henry because they didn't use Pappy barrels. However, he did say they tweeked the barleywine recipe, and it came out better than before.
     
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  7. Prost76

    Prost76 Mar 9, 2012 New Hampshire
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    It stated that Minx kegs were coming out in September which they did and that probably in November King Henry 1/6 kegs would be hitting distributors. These memo's usually are correct although it seems like early December may be a more likely release. In any event...they must exist.
     
  8. chuckycheese

    chuckycheese Feb 18, 2010 Maine

    Peasant Hank kegs maybe
     
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  9. beertographer

    beertographer Aug 19, 2011 Colorado
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    Is that even possible?
     
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  10. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Nov 14, 2011 Vermont

    I call bullshit. (on the turning out better)
    Edit - but I hope it does.
     
  11. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Is yours done yet? I want.
     
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  12. robwestcott

    robwestcott Nov 3, 2008 Indiana
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    kegs only ? no bottles ?
     
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