Real Ale Brewing Company Introduces Brewers' Cut Series

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  1. greenspointexas

    greenspointexas Champion (885) Jan 16, 2011 Texas
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    Didnt care for the quad myself. Pretty one note. Tasted as if SA did a "dark" quad or belgian ale
     
  2. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2007 Texas

    Got 2 4 packs in specs Arbor walk tonight, in the cold case.

    I like it, although it tastes alot like Unibrue's Maudite to me.

    Not a bad thing, as i like Maudite, just an observation.
     
  3. LadyOfMuchBeer

    LadyOfMuchBeer Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2011 Texas

    Got some of the quad, and Kevin got some of the other, will have to snatch one from him. :wink: Drinking a quad tonight...yummm.
     
  4. JohnBender

    JohnBender Zealot (566) Apr 20, 2012 Texas

    Where did you get yours?
     
  5. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    It's readily available at pretty much any Specs or HEB
     
  6. LadyOfMuchBeer

    LadyOfMuchBeer Initiate (0) Apr 30, 2011 Texas

    Specs midtown, took one of the last two 4pks off the shelf though, they may have more, but I wouldn't send someone off there without calling. It shouldn't be too hard to find right now.
     
  7. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Initiate (174) Dec 28, 2011 Texas
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    surprised you didn't like it. I won't blow you away but I thought it was pretty good. You try the herkules pale yet?
     
  8. Chuk_Hell

    Chuk_Hell Aspirant (203) Apr 12, 2012 Texas
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    I think both of these are great. I wasn't familer with the flavour of Herkules hops and I can't say they are my favorite but they are so fresh in this beer that they really stand out and I like that.

    The Quad is very good as well. Reminded me a bit of a cleaner tasting Rochforte 10.. I agree the finish is very malty with a little alcohol heat. This might age rather well.
     
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  9. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    My HEB literally has a mountain of it
     
  10. JohnBender

    JohnBender Zealot (566) Apr 20, 2012 Texas

    Where at?
     
  11. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    Round Rock (HEB Plus on 79/Grimes)
     
  12. cam_williams

    cam_williams Initiate (168) Oct 3, 2012 Texas
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    HEB at escarpement and slaughter has mounds of it as well.
     
  13. Ford

    Ford Defender (685) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    I just picked up a 4 pack of the Quad at Specs Bay Area.
     
  14. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    I thought Black Quad was better than Rochefort 10
     
  15. Wingfan13

    Wingfan13 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2009 Texas
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    I haven't had it yet and maybe you are joking but, really ? Rochefort 10 ?
     
  16. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    I really didn't like Rochefort. But that's not saying much, I'm really not into Quads. Actually I'm not into Quads at all. I just gave Real Ale a chance and it was good.
     
  17. Texas_Speed

    Texas_Speed Initiate (0) Aug 22, 2012 Texas

    Reviving a dead thread with some new information.

    As per Facebook.
    Packaging new Brewers' Cut releases. Imperial Red Ale today and Dry-Hopped Porter early next week.

    [​IMG]
     
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  18. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (379) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    I'm definitely more excited about this release than the previous ones.
     
  19. Texas_Speed

    Texas_Speed Initiate (0) Aug 22, 2012 Texas

    I really enjoyed the black Quad. I was actually just thinking to myself that I need to go and buy more of it. But the imperial red ale and porter do sound good.
     
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  20. Ford

    Ford Defender (685) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Nice!!!!!!! Can't wait to try these.
     
  21. East1stgrocery

    East1stgrocery Initiate (44) May 9, 2012 Texas

    BEK rep said they have 3&4 in the warehouse but will not release it untill they run out of 1 & 2 -:angry:
     
  22. Ford

    Ford Defender (685) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Boo BEK boo!

    I liked 1 and 2.. liked the Black Quad the most... might buy another 4 pack to age.
     
  23. omnigrits

    omnigrits Initiate (0) Jun 1, 2006 Texas

    Distributors will often do that with seasonals and limited/series releases, but hey, isn't that a good reason to drink more Black Quad and Signature Hop so we can get three and four out and on the shelves? That sounds like a win-win to me! :grinning:
     
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  24. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2007 Texas

    Well, looks like ill have to keep getting the quad til i cant find anymore, you know, just to help out!
     
  25. East1stgrocery

    East1stgrocery Initiate (44) May 9, 2012 Texas

    sure does -
    they got 240 quads and 110 signature hops left - looks like 3 & 4 will be out in 1st week of jan...
     
  26. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2007 Texas

    Ill keep up wiht the quads but someone will have to take on the sig hops :wink:
     
  27. omnigrits

    omnigrits Initiate (0) Jun 1, 2006 Texas

    I'll take those on. It's a dirty job but someone has to do it.
     
  28. Wingfan13

    Wingfan13 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2009 Texas
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    I must have had a bad bottle because I thought the signature hop was awful. It tasted like rubber to me that had been melted. I poured it out and I dot remember the last beer that went down the drain. It was terrible. I really am impressed by the quad though. Great beer in my opinion.
     
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  29. Vipsanius

    Vipsanius Aspirant (262) May 14, 2004 Texas

    drinking the dry-hopped porter right now...crazy, crazy good
     
  30. bentwookie

    bentwookie Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2008 Texas

    I had the Imperial Red last night. Pretty tasty.
     
  31. Ford

    Ford Defender (685) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Ok, so they've hit Central Texas which makes sense because it's brewed in the area...

    now get it to Houston! I love porters and can't wait to try this one...and hope it ages well so I can stock up on it.
     
  32. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I had the Imperial Red at Whole Foods DT Austin probably a month ago at their bar. Very tasty stuff.
     
  33. Danielbt

    Danielbt Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Texas

    The Imp Red is really good. Plenty of hops without being ridiculously bitter, and a good malty backbone.
     
  34. fivehoursfree

    fivehoursfree Initiate (0) Jul 18, 2010 Texas

    Are they releasing these in the same manner as the quad and single hop pale? Meaning the porter in 6ers and the Red in fours?
     
  35. Ford

    Ford Defender (685) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    I just hope they are both as readily available as the first two.. as I had no trouble trying those.. and I'm going to age a few of the black quads...
     
  36. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler Disciple (379) May 17, 2012 Texas
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    Yep, porter in six, red in four. http://brewerscut.com/home
     
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  37. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    Also saw this...


    • BC005 ALTBIER
    • BC006 BLONDE BARLEYWINE
     
  38. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    A blonde Barleywine from the makers of Sisyphus? You can definitely count me in.
     
  39. Texas_Speed

    Texas_Speed Initiate (0) Aug 22, 2012 Texas

    Hmm... I haven't tried a barleywine yet but I hear a lot of good things about Sisyphus. I really enjoy Real Ale's other offerings so I think I need to go buy some Sisyphus. I have seen it all over the place I just haven't picked any up because I didn't know what to expect and didn't want to spend the money on something I won't like.
     
  40. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    I wouldn't go buy a 4 pack if you haven't had it yet. But they sell singles almost everywhere. It's one of my favorite beers. Also I would check to bottle date. Sisyphus is great fresh.
     
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