Parabola Sightings

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by radium, Apr 17, 2013.

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  1. Johnnyramirez

    Johnnyramirez Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2012 California

    Central California FW Twitter page said it'll release Monday in the Central Valley(Stockton/Modesto/Tracy)
     
  2. mikehblack

    mikehblack Initiate (117) Feb 10, 2010 California
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    Any sightings yet in SF/East Bay?
     
  3. DOTU

    DOTU Aspirant (232) Feb 11, 2011 California

    Yeah, I just checked at City Beer, Healthy Spirits, and a couple of Whole Foods and they got nothin'
     
  4. m34josh

    m34josh Initiate (71) Oct 19, 2009 California
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    Grabbed 3 at the Westgate location in San Jose, so they most definitely had it. No clue which disty they use however, so maybe it came from different pallets than your homies
     
  5. dcgunman

    dcgunman Zealot (566) Jul 1, 2009 California
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    got three today.
     
  6. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2008 California

    Has anyone seen it in the Carlsbad area yet?
     
  7. pmarlowe

    pmarlowe Meyvn (1,157) Nov 27, 2010 Virginia
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    BevMo LJ is enforcing a 1 bottle limit.
     
  8. grrrah

    grrrah Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2009 California
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    No offense, but I'm glad you were wrong. Unfortunately the cut my order down to a two bottle limit, but I did get some.
     
  9. FunkyMacGroovin

    FunkyMacGroovin Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2009 California

    That might have more to do with how BevMo orders than with the distributor itself.
     
  10. besaunders

    besaunders Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2007 California

    That's new.
     
  11. drbenzo

    drbenzo Initiate (0) Jul 13, 2005 California

    No. But BEVMO in Encinitas should be getting it tomorrow. 1 bottle limit. And Whole Foods is getting some also... I am sure Royal Liquors is getting some but they jack their prices up too much...
     
  12. UnknownKoger

    UnknownKoger Zealot (508) Jul 9, 2010 California

    Picked one up at Stearns Liquor today along with a Hair of the Dog Michael :eek:
     
  13. angrygrimace

    angrygrimace Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2011 California
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    I think I was the first person in today since I work close by. When I asked to buy some the lady asked me how many I wanted and I said "how many will you sell me?" which prompted her to give me a weird look like she wasn't expecting people to buy a lot at $16 a bottle. She said three, which was fine since I wasn't going to get more than four. She went to the back and got three and then I bought them from a different cashier; after I was walking out, she randomly came back and told me that "if I came back later" the limit would be changing to one (which struck me as a weird thing to tell me) Later on a friend went over there and was only allowed one bottle, which was around two hours later.
     
  14. Piddmeista

    Piddmeista Initiate (0) Apr 15, 2013 California

    Yikes, a friend and I both ordered 2 each on the Bevmo website to be picked up at the La Jolla store seeing as all the ones near me already sold out and I work in La Jolla. Didn't get any prompt about one bottle or anything online. Really hope I'm still able to walk out with 2 tomorrow :oops:
     
  15. danscott

    danscott Aspirant (232) Jul 15, 2006 California

    On the shelves in Sacramento.
     
  16. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    in my fridge! Hahaha.
    They're all over in san luis obispo. Each store has at least 6-10 bottles.
     
  17. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Zealot (515) Jan 7, 2013 California
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    6-10 bottles isn't that much.
     
  18. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    uhmm. but they're in every single liquor store.. Literally. Even gas stations.
     
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  19. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Zealot (515) Jan 7, 2013 California
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    thank your lucky stars. Most shops around here who got their shipments today only ended up with a case or two.
     
  20. jpaulsen

    jpaulsen Aspirant (294) Dec 6, 2010 California
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    Wholefoods Laguna Niguel. Got 2!
     
  21. rboinski

    rboinski Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2012 California

    Did you just figure that out? Or are you visiting and surprised? I used to buy the 10th and 11th anniversary ales at my quickie mart in shell beach when I lived there. Definitely lots of local dist.
     
  22. angrygrimace

    angrygrimace Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2011 California
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    Just because they have 6 on the shelf doesn't mean they only have 6. A lot of liquor stores don't put every single bottle out on display, especially a release like Parabola where they don't need to advertise that it exists at all. Now that every brand has like 5 separate brands, shelf space is at a premium.
     
  23. heatwaves

    heatwaves Aspirant (262) Oct 17, 2009 California
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    Reminds me of when Anniversary XVI came out. A guy at Total Wine said they had a case and asked if I wanted the whole thing. Then when I tried to check out, I was told I could only have one. I explained that another employee gave me the entire case. The manager came over and explained that I could only buy one. I said that I'd already been told I could buy the entire case, but that I would compromise if they sold me two. They grudgingly sold me two.
     
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  24. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Poo-Bah (1,532) Jan 4, 2013 California
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    What are you paying for these?
     
  25. TheAngryBurrito

    TheAngryBurrito Aspirant (209) Jan 6, 2013 California
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    Not in yet at Whole Foods in Pasadena as of last night, but they did have new bottles of Sucaba.
     
  26. tyrsis

    tyrsis Disciple (316) Mar 13, 2009 California
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    BevMo is 15.99.
     
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  27. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    nope. I know. Only place that doesn't have it is bevmo LOL
     
  28. Maakies

    Maakies Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2012 California

    Sorry was referring to sf still, seems like sf has been late to the party now for quite a few high profile releases... Weak :( ill post again as soon as the sf distributor gets it
     
  29. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (460) Aug 30, 2012 California

    East Bay has been even later. Sucaba hit the EB 5 weeks after I bought it in SF.
     
  30. brenty0man

    brenty0man Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Which store? I'll be up there today. Would like to pick one up...
     
  31. danscott

    danscott Aspirant (232) Jul 15, 2006 California

    Capitol Beer. One bottle limit
     
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  32. MastaShonuf

    MastaShonuf Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2013 California
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    Great advice. Picked up a slew at Bev Mo Walnut Creek for trading buddies. Go online an hold for pickup.
     
  33. brenty0man

    brenty0man Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Thank you so much!
     
  34. hophead247

    hophead247 Disciple (370) Jan 27, 2008 California
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    We just got in a couple cases at Caps & Taps in Dublin.

    No limit.

    Don't know how many are left/sold.
     
  35. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Poo-Bah (1,532) Jan 4, 2013 California
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    Just picked up one in Sorrento Valley. All spoken for, though. BevMo in Mira Mesa expects them early next week.
     
  36. angrygrimace

    angrygrimace Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2011 California
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    I assume that was Sorrento Wine and Liquor? I stopped looking there after they asked for $24.99 for Sucaba. Did they upcharge still or did the Firestone Police I saw there put a stop to that?
     
  37. dwagner003

    dwagner003 Poo-Bah (1,532) Jan 4, 2013 California
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    Yeah, exactly. I go there all the time because it's right by work, but they are expensive as shit. They charged $19.99 for the Parabola.. So, maybe a few bucks more than normal. I guess their location can dictate the higher price.
     
  38. besaunders

    besaunders Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2007 California

    On a related note, if you are going to pick up in BevMo La Jolla (don't think they still have any unclaimed bottles, but I was being good BA and didn't ask), they had a few bottles of Sucaba out on the shelf. Interesting. Given that I saw Bristol Farms roll out a few bottles of that last week, I have to think that they might have delivered a few more cases to select people - I don't see either of those places sitting on bottles that long.
     
  39. angrygrimace

    angrygrimace Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2011 California
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    They're out of Parabola now. (The guy that got me the bottles did try to "upsell" me on the Sucaba, not that I have any storage space for it, or wanted to blow Parabola money on it.)

    Yeah, they're near where I get lunch since there's nowhere else to eat when you work in Sorrento Valley, so I go in there, but I don't buy much. They had a lot of Silva Stout for a while, but it was pretty expensive so I couldn't afford to buy much of it.
     
  40. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2008 California

    BevMo is hit and miss in North County San Diego. I went to 3 shops today, one had it. The other 2 claim it will be here next week. One bottle limit.
     
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