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New England Brewing Co lookout thread

Discussion in 'New England' started by DrWangerBanger, Oct 17, 2012.

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  1. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    Yeah, I've asked the same question... Wonder if a distributor found a pallet sitting in the back of a warehouse or something. Little past its prime for me, IMO.
     
  2. Sam21

    Sam21 Dec 14, 2009 Connecticut

    I held a bottle from 2010 that turned out really nice. That said, I enjoyed the hell out of it while fresh too, so I can't say that I'll ever hold onto a bottle again.
     
  3. Pahn

    Pahn Dec 2, 2009 New York
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    for some reason wet willy doesn't sell. it's so damn good though, and like people say, it only gets better with time.
     
  4. woosterbill

    woosterbill Apr 6, 2009 Kentucky
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    I recently picked up a bottle of 2010 Wet Willy at College W&S in downtown New Haven. Very good, but not as good as bottles from that vintage that I've cellared. While I'm always sad to see NEBCO goodness languishing on shelves, it is nice to be able to pick up more WW and Friar's Quad whenever I feel the urge.
     
  5. davey101

    davey101 Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    I loved 2011 at the year mark, more so then fresh :cool: Just grabbed the last few '11's around town actually.
     
  6. CTJman

    CTJman Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    anyone know whats on for growler fills today. G-Bot and?
     
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  7. drewj23

    drewj23 Oct 18, 2005 Connecticut

    Gbot not on tap yet. Elm city, sea hag, 668.
     
  8. pbrian

    pbrian Feb 8, 2001 Connecticut

    The saison was on when I was there just after noon... Looks like thta was short lived.
     
  9. parkingphi

    parkingphi Dec 2, 2008 New York
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    According to their Facebook, Gbot was going to go on tap around 4:30.
     
  10. drewj23

    drewj23 Oct 18, 2005 Connecticut

    Gbot was on around 5. So plenty for Saturday.
     
  11. HopNuggets

    HopNuggets Oct 8, 2009 Connecticut

    Any word on the next Gandhi-Bot release for North-Eastern CT?
     
  12. larrytownsend

    larrytownsend Sep 28, 2005 Connecticut

    We're featuring New England Brewing at Prime 16 in New Haven next Thursday to celebrate CT Craft Beer Week. Of note will be a gravity cask of Supernaut IPA. Hope some of you can make it.

    http://beeradvocate.com/events/info/61430
     
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  13. bigedct

    bigedct Jun 23, 2011 Connecticut

    What goodness is on tap this week that can satiate my NEBCO cravings?
     
  14. RMoeNay

    RMoeNay Sep 22, 2010 Connecticut

    Per NEBCo's twitter.... @NewEnglandBrew: We've got Galaxy Pale Ale, Sea Hag, Gandhi-Bot, and 668 on for growlers.
     
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  15. Zbyler

    Zbyler Jan 18, 2013 Connecticut

    Another fresh batch of G-bot (may 6 canning) hit stores this week!

    ~Z
     
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  16. EDNOSE

    EDNOSE Oct 27, 2007 Connecticut

    What region did it hit?
     
  17. Zbyler

    Zbyler Jan 18, 2013 Connecticut

    CT got some yesterday and today. Not sure about elsewhere
     
  18. HopNuggets

    HopNuggets Oct 8, 2009 Connecticut

    Is this batch hitting Northeastern CT or just the New Haven area?
     
  19. Zbyler

    Zbyler Jan 18, 2013 Connecticut

    I would imagine the whole state. NH county usually gets the least of it. It is definitely in NH county right now tho
     
  20. EDNOSE

    EDNOSE Oct 27, 2007 Connecticut

    Since for all intents and purposes they only distribute to CT (with nominal amounts to RI and NY, I think, even rarer) ... I was mainly asking about what area of CT people had heard or seen?
     
  21. Zbyler

    Zbyler Jan 18, 2013 Connecticut

    Yes, you're right I forgot they pulled out of the other states. NH county has is for sure.
     
  22. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    NY has had NEBCO a lot lately...
     
  23. Bizoneill

    Bizoneill Apr 19, 2012 Connecticut
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    Was the new can line installed yet? I have been seeing more and more NEBCO around.... and haven't been to the brewery in about a month.
     
  24. braugon

    braugon Mar 14, 2013 Connecticut

    Supernaut possibly this week!
     
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  25. drewj23

    drewj23 Oct 18, 2005 Connecticut

    Canning line still a few weeks away.
     
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  26. codasnap52

    codasnap52 Jan 24, 2008 Connecticut
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    I bought some fresh Sea Hag cans yesterday, and to echo earlier sentiments, this beer is fantastic fresh!

    Its been a while since I've bought it in cans (recently had it in growler fills/draft), but now I plan on buying plenty of it this Summer if each batch is this delicious. Can't beat it for the price!
     
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  27. slangtruth

    slangtruth Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    Since I haven't been able to find any since last summer I keep telling myself I'm going to give up chasing it and wait for it to be where I am, but just in case I'll be around Hartford/Manchester this Sat and New London in 12 days, what's the chance of me buying GB in cans?
     
  28. ScottieD

    ScottieD Jul 30, 2011 Connecticut
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    Had it on draft at Plan B last Friday. Fantastic!
     
  29. bigedct

    bigedct Jun 23, 2011 Connecticut

    If you don't find it in HTFD, let me know. I can usually find it in the NH area and could possibly hook you up IP near NL.
     
  30. Birmy

    Birmy Jun 18, 2011 Connecticut
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    Which Plan B?
     
  31. braugon

    braugon Mar 14, 2013 Connecticut

    the gandhi cases were still cold when i saw them yesterday

     
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  32. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    Anyone know if Galaxy is still on too? Or was that just like one keg. Galaxy AND Supernaut on Saturday might be too much for me to handle...
     
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  33. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    Considering they don't distro to MA anymore, you may be waiting a while.
     
  34. slangtruth

    slangtruth Jan 8, 2012 Massachusetts

    Wasn't clear, sandman, I'm in CT usually every few weeks but not around New Haven, and not much GB seems to have been getting where I go (near Hartford and New London) in the last few months.
     
  35. bigedct

    bigedct Jun 23, 2011 Connecticut

    So Supernaut is on for growlers, WTC NEXT, does that mean Weiss trash is growlers only? Or just that it will be the next beer released?
     
  36. hit728

    hit728 Mar 19, 2013 Connecticut
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    Galaxy is still on,but don't know if it will make it to Saturday. Also SeaHag, 668, Gahndi and Supernaut. So many choices.........
     
  37. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    They've been killing it (moreso than usual) lately!
     
  38. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    Gotcha. Yeah, Hartford does seem to get shafted sometimes, moreso than New London area.

    That said, from either area you can just drive 45 minutes to an hour and buy it in cans or sometimes on draft...
     
  39. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    I was under the impression weiss trash was going to be tap only.
     
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