Releases expected in July

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by icetrauma, Jun 26, 2013.

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  1. cfh64

    cfh64 Aug 16, 2005 Texas
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    Huh, that's news to me. I thought it was a 750 with a c&c. I bet you're just messin' with me!
     
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  2. jamescain

    jamescain Jul 14, 2009 Texas
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    Steam cleaning wouldn't remove the whiskey or char from the barrel it would only kill any bacteria from the barrel.
     
  3. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I hope they send as much as last year... although the black currants in this years' model sound... uh... interesting?
     
  4. cfh64

    cfh64 Aug 16, 2005 Texas
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    Yeah, I really hope it doesn't end up like Abyss. Abyss was so slim up here this year I didn't even bother trying to get any.
     
  5. East1stgrocery

    East1stgrocery May 9, 2012 Texas


    its awaiting TABC label Approval -
     
  6. cfh64

    cfh64 Aug 16, 2005 Texas
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    Ugh..I'm sooooooo sick of hearing that. In other words, it may be here or it may not. It may be here tomorrow or it may be next month. At least its not an IPA or something time sensitive. No offense against you, my frustration is with TABC. Thanks for the update. Any word on case numbers?
     
  7. East1stgrocery

    East1stgrocery May 9, 2012 Texas


    None taken -

    its not in the capitol warehouse - from what i know...breweries cannot send any product untill the label is approved by TABC...
    it might come in the end of July or something (just guessing) anybody remember when it came in last yr? im sitting on a case from last yr( anybody who havent had a chance to get it last yr (BM me) ONLY IF YOU HAVENT TRIED IT otherwise don't bother)

    no word on how many cases coming in -
     
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  8. icetrauma

    icetrauma Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    If only you were closer.
     
  9. Show

    Show Jul 21, 2011 Texas

    no, i don't think that's true.. happens all the time.
     
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  10. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    Its just a risk since it will have to be sent somewhere else if the label does not pass TABC.
     
  11. jenray

    jenray Feb 3, 2007 Texas

    Late to this thread but REALLY looking forward to the coconut IPA!. I'll be out of town two weeks in July - I hope I don't miss it. If anyone can pick up an extra bottle, just in case, I'd be very appreciative.
     
  12. FatsBelvadere

    FatsBelvadere Feb 1, 2013 Texas
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    Founders Devil Dancer has landed in the DFW
     
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  13. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    CM SA has Devil Dancer and Rübæus. Should be hitting Gabriels and WF next week.
     
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  14. mattisloco

    mattisloco Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    Rübæus is here too. Not for sale until next week is what I heard.
     
  15. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Jun 25, 2011 Texas

    Sam... Sam... why... why don't I live in Austin anymore? I never even found a bottle of that, and I don't think DH ever got it on tap :(.

    EDIT: Actually, I might be in town next weekend to help some friends move... wink wink, nudge nudge.
     
  16. mattchow

    mattchow Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    Rübæus in Houston yet?
     
  17. Daemose

    Daemose Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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    Yes sir, I just got some.
     
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  18. TxUltraRunner

    TxUltraRunner Aug 16, 2012 Texas
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    Where?
     
  19. VernonBaxter

    VernonBaxter May 17, 2013 Texas

    Guy handing out 004's at specs the other morning said they were going to get Devil Dancer, too.
     
  20. mattchow

    mattchow Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    i knew about devil dancer, but am more interested in trying out rubaeus.
     
  21. Daemose

    Daemose Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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    Jk. Trolling Matt chow
     
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  22. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    You obviously don't know Chow. This is something he'd buy a 6-pack of. Lacking RAR. Now show him a limited release and that's bound to be 'Chow'd'.;)
     
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  23. Daemose

    Daemose Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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    He's still seeking it regardless.
     
  24. HoustonZ33

    HoustonZ33 Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Couple beer managers and my BEK buddy told me Devil Dancer and Rübæus are here in Houston at warehouses, just not at stores yet. We should see them both Monday.
     
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  25. East1stgrocery

    East1stgrocery May 9, 2012 Texas


    its been sitting in the cooler almost a yr now and i think it can wait another week? lol

    see ya next weekend :)
     
  26. mrkmrk

    mrkmrk Jun 25, 2011 Texas

    MY MAN.
     
  27. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    You're awesome!
     
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  28. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Had them both today in denton. devil dancer is great, the other... Ugh. not so much, way too fuckin sweet.
     
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  29. mattisloco

    mattisloco Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    I completely agree... Sweet and soda like.
     
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  30. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I'm gonna buy some for my wife. I bet she'd love it!
     
  31. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    I'm souring the rest of them...
     
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  32. naadams

    naadams Jan 10, 2013 Texas

    Guess I'll have to make a Spec's run tomorrow morning!
     
  33. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    Oh man. If founders threw some bugs in there, they would have a world class sour!
     
  34. mnguyen281

    mnguyen281 Apr 9, 2009 Texas

    I'm seeing uncle Jacobs hitting some other parts of the country. Anyone hear anything for Houston?
     
  35. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    I thought so too, so I did.
     
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  36. icetrauma

    icetrauma Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    It's a crap shoot. Once it hits it will most likely be Spec's downtown only. That is just speculation on my part.
     
  37. HookemHops13

    HookemHops13 Mar 21, 2013 Texas

    Thoughts on what this is?

    Specs twitter "I know this is an incredibly vague and veiled statement but plan on lunch @Specs_Beer_Dept Smith Street tomorrow!"
     
  38. BgThang

    BgThang Dec 23, 2007 Texas
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    not sure if they steam cleanthe barrel. I do know they try to make the barrels as neutral as possible so any whiskey, wine or other liquids that were in the barrel from a previous use is not imparted in to their beer that is being aged. Luckily they left the 2 BCBS barrels they let us use for our homebrew project intact for the RIS and weeheavy me puit in them.
     
  39. jamescain

    jamescain Jul 14, 2009 Texas
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    The only way to remove any flavor from the barrel would be to soak them in water for a long time to remove tannins. Or to age a beer in it. My assumption is that they use a portion of whiskey barrels but they do not make up a large percentage when it comes time to blend.
     
  40. mnguyen281

    mnguyen281 Apr 9, 2009 Texas

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    Tomorrow as in today because it was posted yesterday or TOMORROW tomorrow?
     
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