Release Rogue releases White Whale Ale, infused with pages from the novel Moby-Dick

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  1. stealth

    stealth Zealot (508) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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  2. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Disciple (351) Mar 13, 2010 Wisconsin
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  3. stealth

    stealth Zealot (508) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    If this is anything like the maple bacon ale...
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  4. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Disciple (351) Mar 13, 2010 Wisconsin
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    I never had maple bacon mainly do to the price. I doubt its like maple bacon its just a book flavored beer lol.
  5. greg357

    greg357 Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2010 Wisconsin

    Does the Whale on the label turn white when it's cold enough to drink?
  6. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (292) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    I cant wait for this to be a thing.

    Three Floyds could brew one with pages from Crowley's Book Of the Law.
  7. kemoarps

    kemoarps Meyvn (1,119) Apr 30, 2008 Washington
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    Especially naming it White Whale I can't see this as anything other than a massive trolling of the community on Rogues part. To which I tip my hat. They could have teased it and then let it rest where it belongs, but they're actually following through and making it? That's dedication...
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  8. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Disciple (342) May 1, 2011 Maine

    I'll wait for the Kindle version.
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  9. Lordquackingstic

    Lordquackingstic Disciple (378) Jun 14, 2011 New York
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  10. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Rogue is such a joke now. They are not brewers any more, more just a novelty act.
  11. CooperEllis

    CooperEllis Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2010 New York

    Although this would be a nice gift for anyone who owns a Yink, I think.
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  12. TheSaboteur

    TheSaboteur Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2010 Nebraska

    The first edition WWA peaked awhile ago. 3rd edition is drinking nicely right now, imo.
  13. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (2,134) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Rogue continue to define the word Pretentious. How much does this one cost, $75 for a bomber?
  14. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (2,134) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Rogue seem extremely insecure. Needing to make outrageous beers to get attention. Beer brewed with yeast from a beard, pages from a novel. This is a shame.
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    PABSTMASTER Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Gimmic brewery.
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  16. Resuin

    Resuin Meyvn (1,296) Jun 18, 2012 Massachusetts
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    They make some good brews, and they're having some fun - I don't see a problem with it.
  17. kpacedo

    kpacedo Initiate (100) Nov 24, 2009 California
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    This officially ends the era where even the most staunch supporters can think to defend this brewery. What a fucking abortion.
  18. hoptualBrew

    hoptualBrew Defender (632) May 29, 2011 Florida
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    Sad. Weird. Unnecessary. Dumb. Wasteful. Won't be buying any.
  19. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Oh cmon guys, it's not like they're charging an arm and a leg for it (which they did for that Maple Bacon blech). It's made to create awareness of a local bookstore and it's fun. I surely hope they cleaned the books before they pulped 'em up though.

    Not gonna defend the beard beer though. lol.
  20. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (216) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Next one they will probably infuse the tires from a vintage schwinn bicycle.
  21. afrokaze

    afrokaze Zealot (580) Jun 12, 2009 Arizona
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    Somebody review plz.
  22. Msknutson

    Msknutson Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2012

    I'll pass on this one.
  23. Zhiguli

    Zhiguli Initiate (140) Jul 12, 2012 California

    You dont have to buy it, or like any of their breweries but is in line with "keeping Portland weird" and i dont mind a quirky collaboration with the legendary Powell. I ain't drinking no fucken used book beer though. If they used Lolita or Master & Margarita or something I might have to rethink

    ink isn't an issue at that level of dilution
  24. beerandtheghost

    beerandtheghost Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2010 Illinois

    Followed by their Quran Quad.
  25. Rau71

    Rau71 Initiate (0) Dec 12, 2011 California
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    This is an awesome troll on the "Walez Bro" movement. I love it.
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  26. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Initiate (0) Sep 5, 2012 California
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    Ill try it, but it sounds like they destroyed a book and a beer with one shot.
  27. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    That's it, my fantasy brewery Vixens and Sirens, Will create their own white whale too. It will only be released in a very limited home size brew of about 100 or so 375 ml's. I shall dub it Victory Beer and brew it with pages of George Orwell's 1984!
  28. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    What is the Law?!?!:wink:
  29. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Holy cow, my mind is reeling from this topic, oh the possibilities...How bout Encyclopedia Brown Ale, Superfudge Milk Stout, or the Choose Your Own Adventure Beer Camp series:rolling_eyes:
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  30. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Right, maybe that version could be called the Kindle Fire Brewed and Ale with roasted bits of Kindle & it would be a better way to recycle the Kindle instead of sticking it in a landfill, they can show how GREEN they are ooooooh:wink:
  31. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    C'mon now, you just let the cat outta the bag for the brewed once, limited release, 750ml Fat Tire...I hear they are going to oak-barrel age it to give that rubbery tire test a mellow finish:wink:
  32. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Savant (967) Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky
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    I'm holding out for their commemorative beer for the San Diego zoo, made with bits of real panther, so you know it's good.
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  33. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,446) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Hmm, you might have a competitor with that beer name.
  34. adamcarlson28

    adamcarlson28 Aspirant (275) Oct 11, 2012 Wisconsin
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    The first entry into the new Pulitzer category at GABF '13 .....also headlining Oprah's fermented book club.
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  35. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Yes i just noticed that. boo urns!
  36. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (2,033) Jan 31, 2005 California
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    They should do something with a Bukowski book..."She leaned over and farted, a kiss for you." Yeah, roll that page into a beer and I'll buy it.:wink:
  37. Hamburgers

    Hamburgers Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 California

    Lame! I mean, everybody knows Don Quixote has a smoother profile.
  38. Brunite

    Brunite Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2009 Illinois

    I will be waiting for the "Count of Monte Cristo" Porter.
  39. Ranbot

    Ranbot Zealot (508) Nov 27, 2006 Pennsylvania

    It should be served through a randall of Moby Dick pages.
  40. Momar42

    Momar42 Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    Well if you really want to doing something special for that most important of anniversaries (41st!) why not drink pulp? Sounds legit and makes perfect sense.
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