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Discussion in 'Southwest' started by TxUltraRunner, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. TxUltraRunner

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    Went to the HEB on Grand Pkwy to scan the shelves for anything that stands out (nothing there usually does, other than the 3 or 4 cases of Jester King Wytchmaker that have been sitting there for months) and right in front of me are 3 bottles of Verticle Epic 12-12-12. There wasn't a price tag on the shelf but I was willing to pay about $15 for each bottle. They ended up ringing up for $7 each.

    Find anything cool/out of the ordinary at your local place?
     
  2. UHCougar12

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    I picked up two bottles of Black Ops for $9.99ea at my heb
     
  3. jbeezification

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    Wow, that has to be a huge mistake on their part. They must have priced it as a 4 pack of the BCS.
     
  4. champ103

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    Why do people want Wychmaker that has been sitting around for months?
     
  5. UHCougar12

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    Not to be a dick, but I would say they don't. Hence the reason its sitting around for months.
     
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  6. TxUltraRunner

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    Winner winner chicken dinner!
     
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    mmmmmmmmmmmmm fried chicken
     
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    shit. i would pay even 15 bucks for black ops, but the 23.99 ive been seeing is a bit over the top and as it didnt really stand out to me last year when i received it as a gift, i didnt buy any this year. but at 9.99 who could say no
     
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    Bam, just like that....I did! lol
     
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    they need to put all that wytchmaker out of its misery. whomever the beer guy is, needs to be fired.
     
  12. Lutter

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    LOL... there's 2 cases of Wytchmaker and 2 cases of Noble King that was sitting in a corner at my local HEB for at least 6 months. They recently smartened up and put them in the cooler and I think they're moving now. Mmmm...
     
  13. icetrauma

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    That's about what they are worth, IMO.
     
  14. DanzBorin

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    It's all over the place. Not just one store.

    I actually should buy one to confirm a theory I have. Wish they were $5 and I wouldn't think twice.
     
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  15. icetrauma

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    What's your theory?
     
  16. TxUltraRunner

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    They do not have a beer guy. That's the problem.
     
  17. HopAG

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    Look at what I found today at Midtown Specs....

    [​IMG]

    Had to take this one home with me

    [​IMG]
     
  18. ext1rpate

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    Sorry, don't wanna be an ass but... 12/12/12 is all over the place... even where I live i was able to find it in large quantities, and the bottle shops around here are not so good.
     
  19. HopAG

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    Didn't pick that up, that Black Butte and the Porcine though...
     
  20. icetrauma

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    Don't give a fornicate about 12-12-12 but nice BB 24. I've got a 23 and I just migt run down for a 24 pick up.

    Edit.....I wonder if those beers came from the nonpurchased employee stashes.
     
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    I think "WHAT THE?!" is what the employee that had those stashed said when he saw they were on the shelf.
     
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    LOMFL!
     
  23. HopAG

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    Sadly I think they did come from the employee stash, felt guilty getting that 24.

    I'm pretty sure it was more R-rated than that
     
  24. ext1rpate

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    I was quoting the OP, not you. You're drunk, son!
     
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  25. HopAG

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    Maybe a bit
     
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    Last year's infected Chocolate Ale that's past its best-by date? Fell for that once, thanks Rosedale Market.
     
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  27. TxUltraRunner

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    Love it how people preface things with phrases like that - glad you found yours :rolleyes:
     
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    Not all of it was infected. Just one batch.
     
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    @txultrarunner

    they have pontificator and 120 minute at the HEB on Fry and 99.
     
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    Only three batches total, so 33% chance. Plus, they're all past the best-by date, regardless if that particular bottle is from the infected batch or not.
     
  31. canadianghetto

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    All of the bottles that came to Texas were from the infected batch.
     
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    I saw bottles come out later that had a slightly different label. It was after the recall.
     
  33. canadianghetto

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    If I recall batch 1, 2 and 3 were all bad and we didn't get any of them that weren't from those. I looked at many places trying to find some non infected bottles since my wife loved the beer on draft.
     
  34. DanzBorin

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    I didn't buy any. I was just going on what I was told. You are probably right.
     
  35. mattchow

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    So, how can you tell if its infected?
     
  36. canadianghetto

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    Apparently batches 2011-1, 2011-2, 2011-3 "exhibit flavors and aromas not intended"
     
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    That's correct. I was living in Kansas City back then. Got lucky and got a few 2011-4. Still didn't taste as good as on tap, though.
     
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    Slightly sour, from what I understood. I still intend to eventually drink the infected bottle I have.
     
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