Release Parabola release date announced

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by jvillefan, Mar 4, 2013.

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  1. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (236) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    I've posted this before, but this is just too good to not be shared again. Due to some sort of shipping error, this hit the largest Binny's in Chicago for craft beer (Castle Vav) on September 24, 2011:

    SadMachine, PKPUNCH, randjuke and 2 others like this.
  2. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (889) Jan 17, 2012 Colorado
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    Those chocolates notes are burned into my soul. I cannot wait!
  3. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (889) Jan 17, 2012 Colorado
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    I will trade Jackie Os to anybody that can reunite me with this glorious black liquid
  4. besaunders

    besaunders Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2007 California

    Have they even bottled this year's batch yet? I sort of doubt it.

    I wouldn't worry about this being last year's batch, or the batch from two years ago, as long as it wasn't stored in an unrefrigerated warehouse all of last summer. I've pulled out a bottle of 2012 and a bottle of 2011 in the past month, and both were pretty awesome.
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  5. ao125

    ao125 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2010 Virginia

    Except for what I owe the IRS.
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Did they all fit in your cart?
    TomClem, OneBeertoRTA, LSMroz and 2 others like this.
  7. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (236) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    I had just returned from bringing back 4 bottles from Seattle at the same price. Needless to say, my feeling about how fortunate I was to bring them back across the country to enjoy was significantly tempered upon seeing this end cap less than 2 miles from my house.
  8. Samuel906

    Samuel906 Aspirant (214) Aug 18, 2012 California

    Who's got two thumbs, loves parabola, and lives 5 miles from the Firestone brewery?

    ;) Ahhhh so excited!
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  9. MADhombrewer

    MADhombrewer Initiate (0) Jun 4, 2008 Oregon

    Can you get an extension due to the release of beer? Hellloooo, priorities.
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  10. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Texas

    I hate to be that guy for whomever already has a hard time getting this.. but I am stoked that we will be getting Firestone beers in TX in less than two weeks. This doesn't mean Parabola, however - only their core lineup e.g. Union Jack, Double Jack, DBA, Porter, Velvet Merlin etc. But maybe, just maybe, Firestone Walker has some Parabola stashed away for a TX release. A lowly BA can only hope.
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  11. SirBottlecap

    SirBottlecap Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2013 California

    Lucky you! Are you going to the Invitational fest this year?
  12. infi

    infi Devotee (447) Apr 4, 2009 New York
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    I f'n love this beer.
  13. Mthill

    Mthill Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2012 California

    Calendar marked...can't wait for this one. Had the '12 on draft last year, almost by accident, and have been searching for more ever since.
  14. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Initiate (0) May 6, 2012 Illinois

    Is it April 15th yet?
  15. No1Smitty

    No1Smitty Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 California
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    Things should be in full swing by September for Velvet Merkin ! Enjoy!
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  16. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Devotee (455) Jan 23, 2013 Minnesota
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    If the release is 4/15 anyone have a guess on when it will make it to AZ?
  17. AndrewK

    AndrewK Aspirant (233) Oct 20, 2006 California

    Whoever. Sorry, grammar police on patrol.
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  18. MontereyBay831

    MontereyBay831 Initiate (134) Dec 15, 2012 California
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    I can do that when it comes out, PM me if interested.
  19. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    My town is gonna be flooded with these once it comes out. I can hook people up if the trade is right.
  20. shelby3161

    shelby3161 Initiate (101) Jan 17, 2012 Illinois
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    I can't wait for for April 15th, I just had a cellared bottle about a week agao.
  21. atomic

    atomic Disciple (328) Sep 22, 2009 Illinois
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  22. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    According to my beer man... we're definitely getting Parabola... at least in Austin!
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  23. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2012 California
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  24. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Texas

    That 'm' totally infiltrated my sentence. What a bastard. Thank you officer.
  25. smutty33

    smutty33 Zealot (573) Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut
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    Interesting.I'd like to clear that shelf of "last years" inventory.
    We don't see this gem in my parts.Darn it!

  26. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    they still have a lot of last year's at the brewery
  27. Sisky

    Sisky Aspirant (265) Dec 16, 2012 California
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    Was at Barrelworks last weekend and the 2012 is still there but now at $35. You can also spring for a 2010 but it will run you $70.
  28. RWNay

    RWNay Disciple (346) Oct 7, 2010 Illinois
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    Which Binny's location is Castle Vav? I've been wanting to know which of their locations was the largest and best selection. I'd appreciate the info!
  29. masterhoa

    masterhoa Initiate (166) Jun 15, 2011 California
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    I've got bad news everyone. This year's batch isn't as good as last year's. It's a shell of what it used to be. Nobody bother picking any up...especially if you live in southern california.
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  30. besaunders

    besaunders Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2007 California

    I guess you are going to make the sacrifice, right?
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  31. Jaap

    Jaap Initiate (159) Sep 21, 2012 Washington
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  32. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poo-Bah (2,311) Apr 9, 2010 New Hampshire
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    I just popped into one of the best stores in my state and was surprised to find 2 bottles looking at me. Thought it was odd knowing the April release. Opened the box and oh snap it is 2012, not sad at all. Still have a chance for 2013 in z month or so. What happened to the shipment in N.H., the 2nd release of 2012, SCORE!:)
  33. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    Hoping to score 6-12 bottles release date.
  34. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poo-Bah (2,311) Apr 9, 2010 New Hampshire
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    Round two, sweet!
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  35. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
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    this is > ironic
  36. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Zealot (526) Jan 7, 2013 California
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    This showed up on Firestone's instagram yesterday


    April can't come soon enough!
  37. VAbdoyan

    VAbdoyan Initiate (161) Jul 24, 2011 California

    cannot wait to get my hands on some!
  38. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    So mid-May Chicago sightings are what the thought is?
  39. Pinioned

    Pinioned Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 Kentucky

    Never had it, but sounds delish... Hope they sell it around here.
  40. dvnbtn

    dvnbtn Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2012 California

    Batch 3 was my intro to barrel aged beers. Hope to have another go at this.
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