Murda'd Out Stout 3 Floyds Tuesday release

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by lwburns15, Dec 11, 2012.

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  1. lwburns15

    lwburns15 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    I just got this at the 3 Floyds Brew Pub today. It is not numbered, I believe I was the first one to grab one today. It is a bourbon barrel aged version of Baller Stout.
     
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  2. bauermj

    bauermj Initiate (0) May 4, 2009 Illinois
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    interesting. 750ml?
     
  3. nickMB

    nickMB Disciple (310) Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    It's like you own an urban legend and/or joke.
     
  4. camil1mj

    camil1mj Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2010 Michigan
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    Is the bottle like the other BA beers or a lot nicer like the BA DLs? If it is nicer, let's see a pic.
     
  5. EseLocoSS

    EseLocoSS Initiate (119) Feb 2, 2010 Illinois
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  6. imfrommichigan

    imfrommichigan Aspirant (270) Jul 12, 2012 Utah
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    :grimacing:
     
  7. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    BA Dark Lord was $50, so if I'm being completely honest, I'm a little surprised it's not more expensive...
     
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  8. Rempo

    Rempo Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2010 Indiana

    Now was this put into barrels immediately, or was it poured from bottles that wouldn't sell into barrels?
     
  9. SteelersX

    SteelersX Disciple (370) Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    They are just looking to see how much money they can squeeze out of people.
    It doesnt stop here.
     
  10. DrWalterWhite

    DrWalterWhite Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2012 Illinois

    I agree, and I think $50 is a fair price for a BA beer where the base beer is $30. I won't be spending $50 on it personally, because I didn't love Baller Stout and I don't think a year in barrels is going change that. Still, I think the price is reasonable all things considered (and I think $30 is reasonable for Baller Stout given all that went into making it, but in a vacuum the end product isn't worth >$1/oz)
     
  11. lwburns15

    lwburns15 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    [​IMG]
    It was $50.[​IMG]
     
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  12. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (239) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    Something tells me this one might be hanging around for a while.
     
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  13. lwburns15

    lwburns15 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    I was told it is a blend of the 4 base beers, Dark Lord, Surly Darkness, De Struise Black Albert, and Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch, all bourbon barrell aged for 13 or 14 months and then blended and bottled.
     
  14. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (239) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    So what you're saying is it's a blend of a blend of a blend of a blend of a blend of a blend of a blend?
     
  15. lwburns15

    lwburns15 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    No, those were the 4 beers blended to make Baller Stout. The new release is a those four base beers bourbon barrel aged separately and then blended together after being aged for 13 to 14 months.
     
  16. pschul4

    pschul4 Zealot (562) Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
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    [​IMG]
     
  17. bertram

    bertram Aspirant (229) Dec 18, 2010 Illinois
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    It wobbled! I saw it!
     
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  18. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (239) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    Debate about price: check
    Goandpickitupformebro: check
    Comment about FFF beers not being worth it: check

    For this to be an official FFF thread, we are still waiting on:

    - 'Is there any left' (I will also accept 'how long do you think it will last' or 'how many bottles do they have')
    - A dontcounttoday comment
    - Number of cases remaining on shelves in Dekalb
     
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  19. cetherid

    cetherid Devotee (411) Aug 23, 2010 Indiana
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    OP is a FIP....I thought that makes an official FFF thread??
     
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  20. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (239) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    dontcounttoday being the OP makes it an official FFF thread without other qualifications.
     
  21. Docrock

    Docrock Defender (686) Jan 21, 2012 Illinois
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    I thought I got the first one! I was at the table right to the "to go" counter when Steve told me about this "Epic" blend they were just bringing out. Either way, enjoy it!
     
  22. Docrock

    Docrock Defender (686) Jan 21, 2012 Illinois
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    22oz
     
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  23. lwburns15

    lwburns15 Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    No, 750mL. See above photos.
     
  24. mpwdoyle

    mpwdoyle Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2011 Illinois
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    Are they forcing you to buy it? And if people buy it, how were they squeezed? They clearly value it at or above the $50 list price.
     
  25. tonyclifton36

    tonyclifton36 Initiate (194) Feb 10, 2011 Illinois
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    This would have been nice last year at the anniversary party.
     
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  26. Nrcost2

    Nrcost2 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2010 Kentucky

    You mean I don't have to wait until DLD to buy a $50 beer? #Blessed
     
  27. DLeep

    DLeep Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2008 Indiana

    Seems like they will have a bit left for a while since they didn't facebook or tweet anything about it. Defintley murda'd out my wallet though. I didn't hear the detials of what John the carry out guy was saying to the guy in front of me, since I was too busy looking at the hipster waitresses, but mine doesn't have a number on it… how am I going to get money for this thing online with no number to validate its rarity?!
     
  28. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (511) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Number it yourself. BOOM, instant rarity!
     
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  29. Docrock

    Docrock Defender (686) Jan 21, 2012 Illinois
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    Sorry , you're right it's a 750. Just so used to their bombers I didn't even look until I put it in my Chiller.
     
  30. awdturboiv

    awdturboiv Disciple (384) May 24, 2008 Indiana
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    Reliable source says ~900 bottles, potentially more than one release...on the fence personally
     
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  31. SteelersX

    SteelersX Disciple (370) Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    [quotpwdoyle, post: 723592, member: 595727"]Are they forcing you to buy it? And if people buy it, how were they squeezed? They clearly value it at or above the $50 list price.[/quote]
    This obvious response took longer than I expected.
    But like winter it eventually came.
     
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  32. ChicagoShoop

    ChicagoShoop Initiate (0) Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    Three Floyds Burned Down I thought?
     
  33. FlssmrBrewAlum

    FlssmrBrewAlum Aspirant (204) Feb 25, 2009 Illinois
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    ...its on par with BA Dark Lord prices.. Ballet's regular price is tough.. but the BA Version is the same as BA Dark Lord, no? No festival costs and you don't have to pay cash to boot..

    With that said, I hear and posted on aRB earlier a 900ish yield
     
  34. Etan

    Etan Initiate (0) Jul 11, 2011 Wisconsin

    No more, please.
     
  35. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    I've yet to sample a bad BA stout from FFF, so I bought this one as well. If it's anywhere close to Bourbon DL in taste I'll do three back-handsprings and moonwalk around the empty bottle.

    ohmahgerwditwasfiftydoolerswatdafackkkkkk
     
  36. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Initiate (0) May 6, 2012 Illinois

    Pics or it didn't happen....
     
  37. jbecke2

    jbecke2 Initiate (198) Oct 22, 2011 Illinois
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    Damn you Three Floyds, just when you think the market for Ballet Stout is dead you go and stick it in a Barrel and make me want more.
     
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  38. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    I have a feeling I'll be opening mine over the Christmas holiday, so I'll have someone video it.
     
  39. pmoney

    pmoney Crusader (709) Apr 15, 2011 Illinois
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    The anticipation is killing me.

    EDIT: :rolling_eyes:
     
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  40. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Awww I thought we were fwends...
     
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