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Rare Beer Tasting

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by atxdelivery, Jan 10, 2013.

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  1. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aug 28, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    In the spirit of trying to do this once a year. I would like to try to put together another rare beer tasting. I would like to keep this small 7 people max. If your coming form out of town I can host two people. This is separate from the Bourbon County Tasting. I may be moving and want to get this going before April. Here is list of some of the stuff I can offer, let me know who is interested. Looking for stuff along these lines of brews I might open as in not all of them. BM if interested.

    Blabaer
    Terrapin Depth Charge
    Three guys off the scale
    Black Butte XX
    some sour from 98
    Alpha Kong
     
  2. Walt

    Walt Aug 6, 2006 Texas

    You know what might work better for me? Pick some dates that aren't on Saturday and just text me so I can engineer my schedule around. Me participating in picking dates is a giant waste of time for me. Tell me when to show up, that's easier.
     
  3. MEsquandoles

    MEsquandoles Apr 10, 2006 Texas

    I'd like to attend and can bring some barley wines and other cold weather releases from 2006-2010.
     
  4. BruceBruce

    BruceBruce Dec 4, 2011 Texas

    I think you should just combine it into the Stout tasting :) Would be cool if some of the Austin guys made it to the big one at the end of this month.
     
  5. xpimptastikx

    xpimptastikx Oct 8, 2008 Texas

    God Dammit Josh, up to planning another rarewhalez tasting. How dare you. Stop making everyone jealous of all the cool beers you have and no one else gets to try. :rolleyes:
     
  6. miikezombie

    miikezombie Aug 13, 2010 Texas

    Totally.
     
  7. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Mar 12, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Edited for content
     
  8. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aug 28, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Yes
     
  9. lbour

    lbour Jul 17, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Had a great Holiday roadtrip through Chicago, Michigan, and Illinois... and picked up some Murda'd Out Stout from 3 Floyds (Baller Stout aged in Bourbon-barrels. Gotta check out the crazy Baller Stout video
    )... so count me in!
     
  10. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I'd love to try the Murda'd Out!

    That said its not BBA Baller. It's blended after aging, not before.
     
  11. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aug 28, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    So its the BA version of the
    Sounds Yummy as hell
     
  12. lokieman

    lokieman Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

    Isn't Murda'd a blend of Dark Lord, Darkness, Black Albert and Beer Geek Breakfast that were all barrel aged separately then blended?
     
  13. wsnich

    wsnich Apr 26, 2010 Texas

    Yes and it seems the hype train is starting to pick up on it. Most people are saying its almost as good at BA DL, but the price tag is too steep.
     
  14. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Yes, the blending after aging is why it's not BA Baller Stout.

    And I want to get my hands on this, but I don't have anyone close enough to the brewery to grab it.

    Considering BA DL costs $50, this isn't out of line as it actually takes more work to make.

    ISO!
     
  15. atxdelivery

    atxdelivery Aug 28, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Could try next to the reg baller stout as well.
     
  16. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I drank mine (and each of the components) for my Birthday in November or I'd offer all of that up. :(
     
  17. lbour

    lbour Jul 17, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    DanzBorin... appreciate the correction! Lazy typing on my side. It's been said enough times here... but each is aged separately (14 months I believe) and then blended together. Josh, it doesn't fit the BCBS event you're trying to pull together... but I'll hold one back for your next rare tasting.
     
  18. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I tried to find someone to grab me a bottle, but the only person I know even close is in southern IN and it was too far for them to get to the brewery.

    I liked the baller and all of the beer they used, so I'm sure barrels didn't hurt! ;)
     
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