New beer releases?

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by mattchow, Jul 9, 2012.

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  1. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Only had $40 to spend. And well, you know the rest.
     
  2. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Disciple (352) Aug 16, 2012 Texas
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    I will tell you that Positive Contact is an acquired taste as it is on the sweeter side due to the cider. Went well with my pizza at Pizaros.
     
  3. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Saint Arnold...

    Christmas Ale - October 8th (Today)
    Pumpkinator 2012 - October 15th
    Bishop's Barrel #1 (Bourbon Barrel Stout) - November 2012
    Bishop's Barrel #2 (Bourbon Barrel Dunkelweizen w/ Cocoa Nibs) - January 2013
     
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  4. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Those sound good. Is it there regular stout recipe or a kicked up recipe?
     
  5. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    No clue to be honest lol
     
  6. gomezman78

    gomezman78 Initiate (37) Mar 30, 2011 Texas

    Actually its a weizenbock.
     
  7. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    I really want SA to pull these off.
     
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  8. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    Bottles on the Bishop's Barrel, yes?
     
  9. soultrain19

    soultrain19 Initiate (0) Feb 28, 2008 Texas

    Yes but even more limited then DR series.
     
  10. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    All I want is that damn Pumpkinator... Though that Stout sounds mighty interesting.
     
  11. soultrain19

    soultrain19 Initiate (0) Feb 28, 2008 Texas

    Is it the same weizenbock that SA did for DR7 (beeriacs recipe)?
     
  12. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Devotee (438) Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    So long as they don't try barrel-aging Elissa, I think we're safe. I really want to like that beer (and its variants), but I just can't.
     
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  13. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    Tried a barrel aged Elissa recently, was not impressed. It ended up losing most of its flavors.
     
  14. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I pray no...

    That beer wasn't my style, and it fell apart even in the refrigerator.

    I still have 13 bottles of it. :(
     
  15. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    I could go for a BA Schneider Aventinus. That would be awesome!
     
  16. gomezman78

    gomezman78 Initiate (37) Mar 30, 2011 Texas

    Nope. Totally new recipe.
     
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  17. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    Christmas ale already .... *fart*
     
  18. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    Whats the verdict on Karbach "Fresh Nugs"

    i need to try that this week.
     
  19. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    75$, but I'm told they may have some still in stock at Spec's Midtown, with the chance of a bottle or two of George T Stagg left.
     
  20. djd07

    djd07 Aspirant (201) Oct 3, 2012 Texas
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    Is the bishop #1 a bottle version of the Imperial whiskey stout?
     
  21. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    You know, one of these days I'll give up chasing beers.
     
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  22. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    Had Fresh Nugs at BRC for lunch, tasty brew. Was hoping they had Krunkin Pumpkin too, but that will be on tap there in the next few days they said.
     
  23. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Poo-Bah (2,536) Jun 14, 2012 Texas
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    I know it's not necessarily new beer, but Spec's Dallas got in more of these today if anyone is still looking to get some:

    Souther Star Pro-Am 2012
    DFH Burton Baton
    Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Wild
     
  24. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Devotee (438) Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    Gabriel's got more Pro-Am today as well. It's from the most recent batch (~2-3 weeks old) and is probably the last that we'll see this year. We still have plenty of Burton Baton, Bitches Brew, Sumpin' Wild (bombers), Theobroma, Weasel Rodeo (down to 1/2 case of Whiskey), and Bonnie. And we're down to our last case of 120.
     
  25. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Picked up some Positive Contact, Bitches Brew and Jubelale at Spec's Holcombe. They also plenty of Weasel Rodeo.
     
  26. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    The man himself told me and a buddy at Whole Foods it was gonna be a Dunkel...but to be fair he said Weizenbock as well... he flipped between the 2 for about 30 seconds, thinking HARD lol - Dunkel was his final answer. Not saying you're wrong at all... just saying what I heard.

    Anybody know where can I still find some Krunkin Punkin and Bitches Brew?
     
  27. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Specs Holcombe and Katy both have Bitches Brew.
     
  28. dalan

    dalan Initiate (0) Jul 18, 2010 Texas

    Any estimated time of arrivals here in Texas for the following beers (they usually come out this time of year):

    1. Sierra Nevada Estate Homegrown Ale;
    2. Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest Ale;
    3. Great Divide Fresh Hop Ale;
    4. Deschutes Hop Trip Pale Ale

    Also, I think Deschutes has a new fresh hop IPA set to be released this fall.
     
  29. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Disciple (352) Aug 16, 2012 Texas
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    Cinco Ranch Specs also has Bitches and Positive Contact
     
  30. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    I'll try to get some Bitches Brew ASAP, thanks guys...hope I'm not too late for Krunkin Punkin

    I've been so focused on Pumpkinator lol
     
  31. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (472) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Don't forget about Bodacious.
     
  32. jeffcook

    jeffcook Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2012 Texas

    picked up a bottle of krunkin pumpkin at specs voss/i10 today. had 2 bottles left, had to ask.
     
  33. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    And now you're trying to trade it in a vague FT:ISO?
     
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  34. greenspointexas

    greenspointexas Champion (865) Jan 16, 2011 Texas
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  35. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Bodacious? - Educate a beer n00b good sir.
     
  36. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,213) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    I'm ready for Pumkinator! 5 more days
     
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  37. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    I wonder how much a case of Pumpkinator bombers would run...
     
  38. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,213) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Probably right over $100
     
  39. jbeezification

    jbeezification Initiate (0) Jun 6, 2012 Texas

    $10-12/ bottle. Good luck finding a store that would sell you a case.
     
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  40. jbeezification

    jbeezification Initiate (0) Jun 6, 2012 Texas

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