Melvin Coming to CO

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by PDawson, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. PDawson

    PDawson Initiate (161) Mar 27, 2013 Italy
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    Just got word from Melvin that kegs are going to arrive in Colorado by Dec 24th and that cans will follow "later on in the winter".

    Current brands planning to be distributed: Melvin IPA, Clinic ISA, Hubert Strong Pale Ale, and 2x4 (DIPA).

    I know what I want to find under the tree this year.
     
  2. Dan_K

    Dan_K Disciple (387) Nov 8, 2013 Colorado
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    This is partly due to them increasing from a 3 barrel system to a 7 barrel system IIRC.
     
  3. tylerstravis

    tylerstravis Savant (927) Feb 14, 2014 Colorado
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    This is wonderful! I would be in hop heaven to always have a 2x4 in the fridge!
     
  4. dauss

    dauss Defender (653) Aug 9, 2003 Colorado
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    They're building a production facility in Alpine, WY. 20,000 square feet building with a 30 barrel 4-vessel system.
     
  5. tylerstravis

    tylerstravis Savant (927) Feb 14, 2014 Colorado
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    Can you get them to can your stuff? :p
     
  6. Wasatch

    Wasatch Poo-Bah (4,853) Jun 8, 2005 Colorado
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    Never had anything from this brewery, hopefully we see it here in GJ.

    Cheers!
     
  7. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard Poo-Bah (3,446) May 19, 2005 Colorado

    Distributor?
     
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  8. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,922) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I googled myself to a tizzy. Can't find any information on that.
     
  9. ssteigerwald

    ssteigerwald Aspirant (251) Mar 4, 2010 Colorado
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    Is it not CSA??
     
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  10. omgeezo

    omgeezo Initiate (130) Apr 22, 2013 Colorado
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    Unless things have changed, correct.
     
  11. tylerstravis

    tylerstravis Savant (927) Feb 14, 2014 Colorado
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    Didn't CSA bring in all of the Kegs of 2x4 we've received?
     
  12. LoganStegman

    LoganStegman Initiate (41) Jun 11, 2013 Colorado
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    2x4 cans would make for a great Christmas present
     
  13. buttesnake

    buttesnake Initiate (79) Sep 25, 2013 Colorado
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    Are they gonna institute VIP access to this stuff?
     
  14. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poo-Bah (2,797) Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico
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    Anyone know if I'll be able to find any Melvin on draft in Denver this weekend? I'd appreciate any and all tips.
     
  15. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (332) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Haven't seen any Melvin around since shortly after GABF week. Also, if you read the very first post in this thread the OP states that kegs will be arriving by Dec 24.
     
  16. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poo-Bah (2,797) Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico
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    Yeah, I saw that, but even before GABF I'd seen tappings around Denver so I was holding out hope.
     
  17. DividedAvery

    DividedAvery Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2010 Colorado

    Just plan on coming back when it's here. Short, fun trip from NM. Just bring some Marble Pils cans!
     
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  18. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poo-Bah (2,797) Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico
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    Always happy to come to Denver and Colorado in general. Hardly need Melvin for an excuse but it definitely sweetens the deal.

    PS

    Glad you can appreciate Marble Pils; it's a damn fine beer.
     
  19. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Aspirant (252) Sep 24, 2010 Nebraska
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    Donkey Punch was (may still be) on tap at Backcountry earlier this week.
     
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  20. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Meyvn (1,377) Mar 7, 2013 Quebec (Canada)
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    Any idea when they'll be available in WY? Yeah, that's what I thought.
     
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  21. wasatchback

    wasatchback Aspirant (242) Jan 12, 2014 Utah
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    Any idea if Thai Me Up does growler fills? Man I can't wait to have access to this stuff in cans!
     
  22. flyone

    flyone Initiate (146) Jan 5, 2008 California

    Yes we fill growlers. Hubert on right now! 2x4 and melvin up later this week. Get it while you can it goes really fast. 30 bbl brewhouse should be up and running in a couple weeks.
    Kirk McGirt.
    Wu Tang bitches.
     
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  23. tylerstubs

    tylerstubs Initiate (188) May 14, 2015 Colorado



    Kirk McGirt, you on the swarm. Melvin Brewing, they on the swarm.
     
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  24. profbobo

    profbobo Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2008 Colorado
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    Somehow keep missing these beers when they're around. Looking forward to this!
     
  25. Wasatch

    Wasatch Poo-Bah (4,853) Jun 8, 2005 Colorado
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    Have not seen any around GJ.

    Cheers!
     
  26. flyone

    flyone Initiate (146) Jan 5, 2008 California

    Soon. Hopefully brewing this week.
    McGirt
     
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  27. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (332) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Talked to John from Melvin/Backcountry last night and he said kegs will be hitting the area in the next week or 2 and cans sometime in January. There will be a release party at Backcountry in Boulder and at Falling Rock. Didn't get anymore details on the parties.
     
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  28. tylerstubs

    tylerstubs Initiate (188) May 14, 2015 Colorado



    Love to know what stores bit probably Hazels...
     
  29. DividedAvery

    DividedAvery Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2010 Colorado


    It's a 30bbl brewhouse. I wouldn't worry too much about searching. My guess is that it will be pretty available which is exciting
     
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  30. PDawson

    PDawson Initiate (161) Mar 27, 2013 Italy
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    Latest Denver news: Kegs hitting 3rd week of January, bottles in February, and cans in late March.

    And 2x4 day is February 4th. Some yet-to-be announced Denver bars participating.
     
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  31. purplewindex

    purplewindex Initiate (160) Feb 9, 2014 Colorado
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    2x4 day is a holiday I can support.
     
  32. Teton

    Teton Initiate (146) Jan 18, 2013 Colorado
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    Was at Melvin a few days ago and they said the first batch of beer had just been brewed in the new facility. 3 weeks until it's ready for kegs/cans/bottles. So that lines up with PDawson's update.
     
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  33. adamgnoth

    adamgnoth Initiate (199) Apr 2, 2012 Colorado
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    Any idea of how many bottles/cans? I just wonder if this is worth getting excited about or if it's going to be super scarce and nearly impossible to get. once it hits the Denver market.
     
  34. MelvinBrewing_2x4

    MelvinBrewing_2x4 Initiate (117) Jan 5, 2016 China

    What's up Colorado BAs? Thought we would finally drop the official word on Melvin in CO. Thanks for your patience and excitement, beer is on its way very soon. Mr. Dawson is correct, kegs will start to arrive in late January at your favorite beer bars, followed by 2x4 Day celebration on 2/4. We will be tapping 2x4 and other Melvin beers at 24 locations around the country, 4 in CO, stay tuned for more details. Bombers will start to arrive in February and then by late March we will have cans ready and production will be in full swing. At first supply will be somewhat limited, but we will steadily ramp up production, and CO will be a market we focus on. This has all taken longer than we'd hoped, but beer quality is of utmost importance to us, and we are working hard to replicate the magic of Melvin beers on our new 30 bbl system. CO has shown us love from the beginning and we truly appreciate the support. Cheers!
    #2x4 #WuTang4ever
     
  35. WingsAndBeer72

    WingsAndBeer72 Initiate (164) Jul 27, 2014 Colorado
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    Thank you for focusing on us!
     
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  36. tylerstravis

    tylerstravis Savant (927) Feb 14, 2014 Colorado
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    Bring us just enough so that it's easy to find, but not so much it sits around. Piece of cake right? :p

    Happy to be #Reunited with #2x4
     
  37. Canada_Dan

    Canada_Dan Meyvn (1,023) Jun 14, 2013 Colorado
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    Whoa now, 2x4 Day at 24 locations around the country!?! It's gonna be a celebration bitches! What other general areas so I can pass the word on to friends?
     
  38. MelvinBrewing_2x4

    MelvinBrewing_2x4 Initiate (117) Jan 5, 2016 China

    We'll have a list up soon at 2x4man.com, but should be mainly WY, CO, OR, WA and ID.
     
  39. Mike1512

    Mike1512 Aspirant (218) May 21, 2015 Colorado
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    Now if only I could just buy an XXL 2x4 t-shirt! :D But seriously, this is fantastic!
     
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  40. MelvinBrewing_2x4

    MelvinBrewing_2x4 Initiate (117) Jan 5, 2016 China

    We'll have 2x4 shirts and hoodies for you by 2/4, don't you worry!
    #2x4 #AlmostLocal
     
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