New Batch Breakfast Stout (Bottled 12/21)

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by PlayaPlaya, Jan 18, 2013.

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  1. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Aspirant (202) Sep 19, 2012 Illinois

    So anybody else seeing this in large quantities ???

    Drinking one right now. . .. Coffee is STRONG, obviously WAY stronger than the first batch is now.

    I'm assuming, pretty safely, that this is a NEW batch.....Not something they've had sitting in the tanks since the first bottling, correct??

    Anybody else pick up the fresh batch? What do you think? Better than the first batch???

    I honestly think it may be, better than the first batch of '12.

    They always put out FBS like this?? Will we be seeing one more wave?? Or is this the last of it until next year?

    I may stock up......
  2. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota


    You're saying the fresher bottle had a stronger coffee presence?! Somebody call the president of beer!!!
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  3. beerFool28607

    beerFool28607 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 North Carolina

    FBS is going to be available in 6 packs for 6 months out of the year.
  4. zstef99

    zstef99 Initiate (41) Dec 25, 2008 New York

    I haven't had any from the 12/21 batch, but I thought the November bottling I had was better than the August bottling... FWIW.
  5. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Aspirant (202) Sep 19, 2012 Illinois

    Not sure if I had the November bottling. .
  6. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (518) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    I've seen a lot of the 12/21 batch in my area recently, way more than the previous batches and its not really moving too fast either. Had one from the 12/21 batch last weekend and its drinking like a really fresh batch of FBS does, very coffee forward.

    BEERMILER12 Poo-Bah (2,369) Sep 11, 2010 Maine

    FTFY. And that's not until October :wink:
  8. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Haven't noticed a difference, but I know if I need some extra question marks I can come back here and steal them.
  9. genuinedisciple

    genuinedisciple Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Michigan

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  10. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Poo-Bah (3,414) May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Haven't seen any December bottled FBS but a couple of places still have November so it looks like I will never see this fresh batch.

    Enjoy it while you can since the coffee does fall off.

    PS: Speaking of the November bottling I was able to score a six pack for 15 bucks recently. Not a huge savings since most people see this for 10 bucks a four pack but amazing for $2.50 a bottle.
  11. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    I had a 4 pk from nov. And and 4 pk from december. Both of them had 2 weeks on them when I tried them and the December had a noticeably stronger coffee presence.

    2 cents
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