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OK Beer News #345

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by JPatrick, Nov 4, 2012.

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  1. beerboy9960

    beerboy9960 Jan 28, 2011 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader

    Jarboe usually only delivers to Lawton on Wednesdays so it would probably be next week. Cache Road Liquor would be your best bet to find it in Lawton! Cheers!
     
  2. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Okay now I know I'm crazy...
    I just saw 405 Lager at Byroni's
    w/ a new label...Is this a new release
    or am I just now seeing it??
     
  3. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    heard rumors of march, is this true?
     
  4. bump8628

    bump8628 Feb 21, 2008 Oklahoma

    Per a recent FB post it looks like possibly April.
     
  5. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Feb 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Excited to get this out. I'd guess April.
     
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  6. StaveHooks

    StaveHooks Nov 18, 2008 Oklahoma

    Was watching the super bowl and decided to pop a cold Battered Boar "Chucks Pumpkin Ale". This was a cold settled bottle that had been in my fridge. I opened it in my living room and that thing spewed 100mph out of the bottle. I quickly tried to put my mouth over the bottle but there was no holding this pressure back. It covered my entire living room. Drapes, curtains, couch, lamp shade, all of my 7month baby's toys, his highchair, all of his toys, my tv, entertainment center, mirror, etc, etc..This is the last straw from Battered Boar. I will never purchase nor will I recommend anyone purchase their inferior product. I'm not sure how someone could repurchase any beer from this company. Sorry for the rant but you have no idea how far 1 bottle of beer can go all over everything.
     
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  7. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    So that means we'll see Gold in March right? ;)
     
  8. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Feb 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    It and 3 other saisons. Could limit in-state sales to 60 cases. All were 30bbl batches. Needing to do 60bbl from now on.
     
  9. russpowell

    russpowell May 24, 2005 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader

    That had happened to me as well in the past. Sounds like I was luckier than you, I did have a hell of a mess just the same.
     
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  10. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    DAMN!! Sorry brotha! Ya man, not sure what's up with those guys. It's silent on the homefront.
     
  11. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Green Flash in OK?? Is this forreal????
     
  12. jnoble

    jnoble Feb 23, 2012 Washington

    http://www.greenflashbrew.com/where-to-buy-distributor.php

    Oklahoma
    Quality Beverage Company
    7029 E. Reading Place
    Tulsa, OK 74115

    I'd say so! I'm moving down to Oklahoma City from Seattle on Thursday and after reading through this thread...I'm even more pumped! When I was down there looking for a place to live I got to try Coop's F-5 IPA and I gotta say you guys are holding out on the rest of us ;) Hopefully I'll be able to meet up with some of you Oklahoma BA's at some point but for now I figured I would drop by and say hey!

    Cheers!

    Edit: Just saw 4balance's post in the "What Beer Are You Drinking?" thread...guess you don't need my link ha ha! My bad!
     
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  13. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    BOOYAKASHA!

    Welcome to the OK my friend.

    Cheers.
     
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  14. willandperry

    willandperry Sep 15, 2011 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Once you move down to Tulsa, hit up the biergarten in Jenks(a close suburb). Meet up with freddy, he'll get you connected with some local BAs. Plus hes a badass.
    And again, Welcome to Oklahoma
     
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  15. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Feb 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    He moving to OKC...
     
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  16. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader


    Yep. Just had the West Coast IPA and Hop Head Red at McNellies in Tulsa last night. Good stuff. They also have the Double Stout, Imperial IPA and Trippel in bottles.

    I also know that the Biergarten in Jenks is getting a pretty good selection from them as well.
     
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  17. russpowell

    russpowell May 24, 2005 Oklahoma
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    Hopefully the Green Flash will be fairly well stocked. I know its hit or miss in SW Mizzou as far availability.
     
  18. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    I have the entire line and all formats. I saw one retailer say that there was plenty at the wholesalers, that may be true for the Hop Head Red and West Coast IPA, but I do not see any of it lasting 2 more weeks unless a new shipment comes in. BrewDog is going FAST. We sold out of Tokyo yesterday..it was insanity
     
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  19. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Just picked up everything available in four packs.
    Where's the Rayon Vert??
     
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  20. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Should be later in the year or next.
     
  21. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma
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    What day are you expecting the BA Old Rasputin? I want to try and pick at least one up, but I probably won't be able to get by until next Monday or Tuesday.
     
  22. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Tomorrow, but I am probably already sold out. It is crazy limited and I was only able to get a few cases. As soon as I posted about it, it went like wild fire. Stay in touch though, these pre-sale lists are never 100%
     
  23. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader


    No worries. I'll try and swing in on Monday either way. If you have some extras great, if not I'll wait until next year.
     
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  24. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Gosh.. Drinking a West Coast IPA w/ a bottle date of 1/21/13.
    Never thought I'd see the day!

    Cheers to the OK.
     
  25. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    The bombers and kegs are even fresher!
     
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  26. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    How do you get fresher than 1/21/13??? That's amazing regardless. Is Palette Wrecker headed our way?
    That's the beer that started my love affair w/ Green Flash. Cheers to not having to trade for it anymore.
     
  27. russpowell

    russpowell May 24, 2005 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader

    Goose Island in March, so read in the Tulsa World...
     
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  28. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Sho Nuff
     
  29. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Heard that!

    Chuuuuuuuuuch
     
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  30. JPatrick

    JPatrick Dec 6, 2005 Oklahoma

    I could not finish the Tokyo. I enjoy big beers, be they Imperial Stouts, Imperial IPA's, Trippels or Quads, but Tokyo was way too sweet.
    However, the Mustang Imperial Stout was excellent! I was worried about the raspberries but they were very subtle and added to the flavor rather than distracting from it.
     
  31. bump8628

    bump8628 Feb 21, 2008 Oklahoma

    Ouch, it always sucks to spend that kind of money on a beer and not enjoy it. Speaking of the Mustang IS, anybody know if it was brewed with real raspberries or extract? I know it says "infused with a heavy dose of luscious raspberries" but I guess I don't fully trust the brewing or marketing practices of Mustang.
     
  32. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Feb 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Real raspberries.
     
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  33. bump8628

    bump8628 Feb 21, 2008 Oklahoma

    Thanks, good to know. I might pick one up then.
     
  34. stephens101

    stephens101 May 5, 2006 Oklahoma
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Thanks for the info. Have one sitting in the fridge and think I'm gonna split this one with a buddy or two just to say I tried it and to see what goes on.
     
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  35. Benimaru

    Benimaru Jan 15, 2010 Oklahoma

    Welcome and I am sure that a few of us in OKC wouldn't mind meeting up for beers at Tapwerks once you are in town.
     
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  36. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    What do you mean by this?
     
  37. russpowell

    russpowell May 24, 2005 Oklahoma
    Beer Trader

    Not sure what Bump's issue is with them. I know they used to contract brew up in Wisconsin, so to me I didn't really consider it an Oklahoma beer for that reason...
     
  38. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma
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  39. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    It's going to be AWESOME! Still locking down the specifics. You too brotha! Glad you came by!
     
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