Release Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Bigfoot

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by dsal89, Nov 1, 2012.

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  1. WorldWideStout

    WorldWideStout Disciple (307) Jan 12, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    So where's the guy with the Bigfoot label tattoo on his back going to put this?
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  2. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    It's about F'in Time they released BABF! Way to be right on top of a trend SN! :wink:
  3. SanFranJake

    SanFranJake Initiate (0) Nov 2, 2012 California
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  4. jera1350

    jera1350 Poo-Bah (2,130) Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota

    On his chest and stomach of course.
  5. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
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    Anyone know what distro will be like? Im in NWI and ill be incredibly pissed if we dont get this.
  6. CAbeerCAbeerCA

    CAbeerCAbeerCA Aspirant (205) Mar 3, 2011 Maryland
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    4 Years in Barrels!
  7. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    More than a year later, our 30th Anniversary Bigfoot emerges from these whiskey barrels and is as complex as ever. The limited 750mL bottles will hit select stores early 2013. We hope you find one!
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  8. StevenSpringer

    StevenSpringer Aspirant (246) Sep 26, 2011 California
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    I live in Chico lets see if they will have it at the gift shop.
  9. HopsMatt

    HopsMatt Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2011 Kentucky
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    Damn. My beer guy is going to hate me again...
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  10. SnowFlowMfg

    SnowFlowMfg Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2011 California

    Time to call up that ex-girlfriend that lives in Chico...
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  11. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    Think this one has made Whale status before it evens hits the public !!!
  12. EOTLBrewer

    EOTLBrewer Initiate (199) Dec 18, 2011 Illinois
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    Damn I might have to trade a King Henry for one of these if I can't find one.
  13. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (582) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    I really hope to see this one come to CO, but have been a little disappointed lately with distribution to our state. We have a huge market for Sierra Nevada beers, and it seems that we aren't even getting much Narwhal, despite other states receiving bottles. I don't get it. Hopefully we get the barrel aged bigfoot.
  14. BillManley

    BillManley Aspirant (248) Jul 2, 2008 Minnesota

    There won't be any barrel-aged Narwhal in large distribution. We made 15Bbls as a pilot batch and put that into bourbon barrels. It will be draught only, but probably limited to high-end festivals and such. Barrel-aged Dubbel and Quad are Chico-only releases in the bottle, and limited draught has made it outside of Chico and is out there now...Again VERY limited.

    BA Bigfoot will be packaged in the next two weeks and we need to give it a month to bottle-condition (12.2 ABV!) so we're looking for a late January release. Again, this is also super limited 100Bbls...some states are only getting a handful of cases so this one is definitely going to go really fast.

  15. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Any idea which states will be getting them?
  16. Extravadanza

    Extravadanza Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 Ohio

    12.2%... there goes my hope for Ohio :slight_frown:
  17. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,572) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Don't let it get you down. If it comes out in late January, we'll be busy drinking Hopslam anyway. :slight_smile:
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  18. Extravadanza

    Extravadanza Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 Ohio

    i can always hope to score some from connections in MI pending their allotment >.<
  19. Beerandraiderfan

    Beerandraiderfan Initiate (0) Apr 14, 2009 Nevada

    If its been anything like the 2012 distribution model, they will release it to the states furthest away first.

    Some might trickle into California, Nevada months later.
  20. BillManley

    BillManley Aspirant (248) Jul 2, 2008 Minnesota

    Most states will be getting some (depending on ABV caps...sorry Ohio) but most states will not be getting much.
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  21. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Thanks for the info! Can't wait to grab a bottle of this.
  22. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2009 Illinois

    Can't wait to not get a bottle of this! #chicago
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  23. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (3,400) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    oh no! bigfoot is my wife's favorite and one of mine as well. fingers crossed this won't be as tough to get as it sounds. we are still waiting on Narwhal in NY (LI).
  24. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    Once it gets there it'll sit around like everything else does :wink:
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  25. terryg75

    terryg75 Initiate (0) Sep 23, 2012

    I'm I Ohio and am willing to trade 2 4pks of Narwhal for a big bottle. Any and all takers are extremely encouraged!
  26. Sonofalime

    Sonofalime Aspirant (294) Oct 11, 2010 Virginia
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    Really hoping I can find some of this or trade for at least one bottle. Please come to VA!

    Not sure of the release date...but im excited
  27. RDMII

    RDMII Disciple (359) Apr 11, 2010 Georgia


    I had the wine barrel Dubbel two weeks ago and was blown away. Cannot wait for this one to hit.
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  28. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    I thought the Ovila BBL aged would of had a wider distro...
    Hoped I guess
  29. mdwalsh

    mdwalsh Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2009 Iowa

    I'm going to guess no price point yet?
  30. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Poo-Bah (3,259) Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    I tasted this one year at GABF, it was fucking rad. Sure hope I can get a bottle here in CO.
  31. BrettMcCal23

    BrettMcCal23 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Minnesota

    That sounds freakin awesome! Chalk one up to me if it makes it to MN!
  32. brees6221

    brees6221 Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2009 Western Sahara

    Wow, SN really screwed you guys by not rounding down 0.2%, haha.
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  33. FunkyMacGroovin

    FunkyMacGroovin Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2009 California

    MSRP is $14.99

    EDIT: In CA, at least.
  34. redlegacy

    redlegacy Initiate (0) Mar 22, 2012 New York

  35. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    SIGN me up for a dozen at least !!
  36. Extravadanza

    Extravadanza Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 Ohio

    you're telling me! just hope i can find it in a MI trip
  37. redmagik99

    redmagik99 Initiate (198) May 15, 2007 California
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    anyone know what kind of whiskey barrels?
  38. sjverla

    sjverla Devotee (490) Dec 1, 2008 Massachusetts

    If I ask nicely, can Massachusetts get Ohio's share? Please and thank you.
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  39. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Poo-Bah (3,259) Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    For some reason we pay an extra $5 on Sierra Nevada 750's in CO so I guess it will be $20 here. :slight_frown:
  40. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    I would do unspeakable things to get one. Unspeakable things...
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