Looking for Ommegang Game of Thrones "Iron Throne" beer

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by IronThrone, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. IronThrone

    IronThrone Mar 17, 2013 California

    I'm from California and they don't carry the game of thrones "iron throne" here yet. I'm looking to buy some bottle for the season 3 premier!! Anyone knows when and where they will be releasing in Northern California "bay area"? Any help would be great!! Any release parties? I contacted ommegang and all they can tell me is it should be in my area march 27th.
  2. bradfordjohnson

    bradfordjohnson Jun 18, 2012 Kentucky

    We got it in Kentucky this past Tuesday I believe. $7 per bomber.
  3. hopsputin

    hopsputin Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

    I didn't realize these were released yet. Would definitely like to get my hands on one by the 31st
  4. jmerriken

    jmerriken Jan 15, 2008 California

    Hits OC starting Wednesday. Total, Whole Foods, Bev Mo and a few choice independents.
  5. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    Anyone know of any Whole Foods or other spots doing a release event like they were doing in the East Coast? Had glassware for the beer as well as sale of the bottles.
  6. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Jan 1, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    It was on the availability yesterday for my store. I ordered it. Hopefully it shows up
  7. Tenchi221

    Tenchi221 Feb 8, 2010 California
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I'd be interested in finding out if anywhere in SoCal had the glassware as well.. Gotta keep my eye out for that
  8. EBbrewpunx

    EBbrewpunx May 11, 2006 California

    East Bay supposedly gets it on Friday.
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  9. Rasputin

    Rasputin Nov 27, 2004 Illinois

    This beer has been on the shelves (in limited amounts) for a week now, yet I can't seem to find anywhere it's listed for review on this site. Anyone have any idea what's going on there?
  10. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    From what I can tell, SoCal hasn't received it yet. Tustin Total Wine's said they have it in their system, but the rep stated it'll be in tomorrow.
  11. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    You can add it with a review.
  12. EBbrewpunx

    EBbrewpunx May 11, 2006 California

    It hit the East Bay today
    Just went on the shelves at beer rev
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  13. tyrsis

    tyrsis Mar 13, 2009 California
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    This just hit SD today.
  14. JasonFromLA

    JasonFromLA Jan 9, 2013 California

    This hit Orange County today. Looks like most places got around 5 cases?
  15. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Sep 8, 2007 New York

  16. Tenchi221

    Tenchi221 Feb 8, 2010 California
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    gonna hit up bevmo in ladera ranch to see if they got any
  17. Thirsty_Rob

    Thirsty_Rob Oct 7, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    I bought one at Hi-Times in Costa Mesa today. It was the only one on the shelf around 12:30ish. I don't know if they had any more.
  18. jds8411

    jds8411 Oct 12, 2008 California

    As of 6 p.m. today, there are 2 cases left at Total Wine in Tustin.
  19. PlinyTheYoungest

    PlinyTheYoungest Jun 30, 2009 California

    What's the price on this?
  20. ZombieJester

    ZombieJester Jan 26, 2013 California

    Just picked one up at TW Tustin. Shelf said 11.99 but they charged me 8.99
  21. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
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    Anyone see the glassware?
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  22. jamex

    jamex Feb 13, 2010 California

    From reports they said the price was going to be $8.50. I'm sure there is going to be a minor price gouge in effect due to the gimmick factor.
  23. jds8411

    jds8411 Oct 12, 2008 California

    $7.99 a bottle. One bottle limit.
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  24. EBbrewpunx

    EBbrewpunx May 11, 2006 California

    suggested retail is $8.99, at least according to the promo material they sent out
  25. mingo

    mingo Mar 24, 2013 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    $8.99, no limit at my local Total Wine.
  26. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    Sherman Oaks Whole Foods had a slew of it. $8.99 as well. Should start hitting Bevmo's this week as Santa Monica location had it and was sold out/not in inventory as of last night.
  27. mrkrispy

    mrkrispy Apr 5, 2006 California

    I've seen it for $9 at several BA-approved bottle shops in San Diego.
  28. pinkgrenade

    pinkgrenade Aug 19, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    on tap at blind lady tomorrow i think :)
  29. EBbrewpunx

    EBbrewpunx May 11, 2006 California

    Beer Revolution went thru 5 cases in two and half days
    and three kegs
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  30. Dag87

    Dag87 Dec 18, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    I saw a bunch at total wine in Tustin.
  31. Kmkzbdon

    Kmkzbdon Apr 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Has anyone seen this in the Sacramento/Roseville area? I am trying to pick up a few bottles by Sunday so hopefully a few cases pop up somewhere.
  32. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    any update on the event? Time or anything like that?
  33. pmarlowe

    pmarlowe Nov 27, 2010 District of Columbia
    Beer Trader

    Why are people so excited about this? It has a 3.93 average on BA.
  34. errantnight

    errantnight Jul 7, 2005 Iowa
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Everybody wants a bottle for the Game of Thrones premiere on Sunday.
  35. pmarlowe

    pmarlowe Nov 27, 2010 District of Columbia
    Beer Trader

    I still plan on watching, just with something good ;)
  36. SDJesse

    SDJesse Mar 26, 2013

    Understandable, but the books have a huge cult following and I guess Iron Throne just brings some of us a little closer to the Seven Kingdoms ;)
  37. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    Like you never sat down on a Saturday morning with your G.I. Joe PJ's holding your Captain Grid-Iron action figure and eating out of the officially licensed G.I. Joe cereal, which must have been made from old Chinese news paper and sugar.

    But sure as hell you loved every moment of it.

    Same reasons.
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  38. Kmkzbdon

    Kmkzbdon Apr 25, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Well to answer my own question in case anyone else is looking for a bottle. Citrus Heights Bevmo just got in two cases this morning, $8.99 a bottle, no limits.
  39. oxcitypauze

    oxcitypauze Jan 4, 2013 California

    Yup, all shops I've been to have sold out in a matter of a day of receiving them. A buddy of mine said someone he knows copped 10 bottles in order to enjoy one for every episode this season. Methinks that person might not know there are more GOT beers coming. The hype is strong on this one either way.

    Though if they release a dark malty ale or something stout-like, I'm giving in to the hype. My wife and I are pretty big GOT fans, and after hearing the "friend got 10 bottles, 1 for every ep" story, my wife was like "Hey that's a really good idea." So at least I don't have to explain why we have an assload of GOT beers in the fridge when it does happen.

    I've given up officially chasing Iron Throne down, but I might buy a bottle if I run across it on a grocery run just to tick.
  40. TheAngryBurrito

    TheAngryBurrito Jan 6, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    Found some at Whole Foods in Pasadena. There was none on the shelf, but one of the clerks got it from the back for me.
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