New Albion in CO

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by chango, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. chango

    chango Initiate (65) Mar 31, 2006 Colorado

    Just came in today and... damn tasty!
    Sessionable as hell.
    I think I could kill the six pack tonight.
     
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  2. heyduke

    heyduke Initiate (162) Jan 14, 2011 Colorado
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    What is this new Albion you speak of?
     
  3. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Aspirant (251) Sep 24, 2010 Nebraska
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  4. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (4,880) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Thanks for the feedback. I had it when it first came out. Tasty? Yes it was. back in those days, it stood out. Today? I doubt, if it's the original formula, that many BAs would be enthusiastic about it but I, personally, can't wait to try it again. Subtle flavours...I can dig them.
     
  5. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Initiate (36) Oct 26, 2012 Colorado

    Can you post a bottle photo?

    Thanks for the link T&B; good story I was not aware of.
     
  6. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,209) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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    Here's the label and sixpack

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  7. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,187) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    They had a New Albion Ale (a pale Ale I believe) at the Rare Beer Tasting at the 'Koop during GABF week. These the same?
     
  8. chango

    chango Initiate (65) Mar 31, 2006 Colorado

    I would imagine so.
    It's a damn good little session beer, but it's more about the pedigree than the actual beer, though.
    If you go to the Russian River taproom, sit at the bar, and look up on the wall over the entrance to the brewery, you will see the original wooden sign from New Albion.
    That speaks volumes about the influence of the brewery.
     
  9. MileHighShooter

    MileHighShooter Initiate (154) Nov 23, 2010 Colorado

    Should be the same. The gal working for SA at their booth said that beer was to be released in 2013.
     
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