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Sierra Nevada Imperial Stout

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by bifrost17, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. bifrost17

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    Looks awesome. Wish I had more info for you.
     
  3. bifrost17

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    I know man! I can't find any info anywhere on the web, I was hoping maybe someone on here knew something that I didn't, oh well, at least it looks pretty official since it's on their official release calendar. Can't wait!
     
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    First year. Don't have details, but SierraNevadaBill mentioned this months ago as in the pipeline.
     
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  5. bifrost17

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    Hopefully it's a 4 pack like Hoptimum was this year.
     
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    It is, according to info from months ago.
     
  7. chefkevlar

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    it is a 4 pack, the high altitude series is Hoptimum, Imp Stout and then Bigfoot, all in 4 packs
     
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    if it's anything like fritz and ken's, i'll be buying a decent amount.
     
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    I hope it is the exact same recipe as Fritz and Ken's. That beer was delicious.
     
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    This. ^^^ I just opened one of those a week a go. Fantastico.
     
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    Oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy!
     
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    Fritz and Ken's barleywine was also outstanding, one of the best I've had.
     
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    Fritz and Ken's 30th Aniversary is one of my all time favorites. I can only hope this Imperial Stout is similar.
     
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    Looking forward to this one. It's weird but I don't see the normal Stout around SoCal anymore.
     
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    Certainly a welcome addition to their lineup.
     
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    I'm hoping they go easy with the hops on this one.
     
  17. QuadrantThree

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    I've heard is supposed to be just like fritz and ken's
     
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    Less than two months away...can't wait!
     
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    Sierra Nevada making an Imperial Stout? Sounds outstanding. Can't wait to try it
     
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    If this is Fritz and Ken's 30th Anni released in 12oz bottles, I will probably blow my O-ring, as well as my wallet.
     
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    You saying that next years Bigfoot will be in four packs?
     
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    Yes, bigfoot will be in 4 packs next year. Sorry for the bad news
     
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    Bevmo, Chino Hills has 6-6 packs left.

    Cheers!
     
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    Is this the Imperial Oatmeal Stout that was on draught only or something else?
     
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    yes but it should go to the $9.99/4 price point
     
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    I eagerly anticipate the release of this beer. Sierra Nevada can do no wrong as far as I'm concerned.
     
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    I have one bottle of F&K 30th anniv left ... I seriously hope it is the same beer. It was so awesome! Be nice to finally get a SN stout in NC since they won't bother sending us the regular stout.
     
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    What ever happen to the BA Bigfoot bottles I wonder?
     
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    I think it just didnt come out right and they didnt want to put out a product that didnt live up to their standards. They say it will be out next year, which is also a big anniversary year for Bigfoot.
     
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    That price justifies it and honestly makes more sense. But Bigfoot is an old beer and it seems odd to break a tradition.
     
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    I see at Brawleys from time to time, but not consistantly.

    They weren't making money at the old price, which is why it went up this past year, but they started this High Altitude seasonal 4 pack series so it made sense to change it to that format and price.
     
  34. Exiled

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    Good to hear that Sierra Nevada is releasing an Imperial Stout in 4pks, but I hate to hear that its the same recipe as the Fritz & Kens Imperial Stout, for even though it was/is a really well crafted beer, it is a lil smokier than I like...
     
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    Was lucky enough to have Fritz & Ken's out of a cask.It was euphoric.
     
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    It is NOT the same recipe as Fritz and Ken, although it will be similar
     
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    I hope we see more of this, than Hoptimum. My local store only got 5 cases total. Was gone before June. I bought lots of it while it lasted. Very excited about the Imperial Stout, hopefully they changed it from the 30th a little.
     
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    Last I heard from SN on these forums was that it hadn't progressed in the barrels as much as they would have liked and they still needed to work on the blend. I'm still waiting for that one too!
     
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    I was recently at a Sierra Nevada Beer Camp tasting at Rocky's Sub Pub in IN, a rep said that the Imperial Stout will be different from the 30th Anniversary and he had heard they were thinking of calling it Narwhal. How true that is not sure just my 0.02$
     
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    I really liked the Oatmeal Stout that was in the Beer Camp Variety Pack. Here's hoping the Imperial Stout is very similar.
     
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