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Sierra Nevada Narwhal

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by gatornation, Aug 30, 2012.

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  1. gatornation

    gatornation Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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  2. jivex5k

    jivex5k Apr 13, 2011 Florida

  3. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    cant wait.
     
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  4. besaunders

    besaunders Nov 8, 2007 California

    I guess next up would be a bikini whale.
     
  5. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    "and dark roasted coffee"

    Nice. Sounds asome.
     
  6. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    The way I'm reading it, that is just a descriptor, but there is not actual coffee in the recipe.

    Either way- really looking forward to this. Hopefully it won't be too much of a "wale", name notwithstanding, and will be easy to acquire.
     
  7. Heatwave33

    Heatwave33 Sep 13, 2011 Florida
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    Same here. SN is always solid.
     
  8. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Sep 8, 2007 New York

    AWESOMENESS !!!
     
  9. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Oh yeah. I fucking want that.
     
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  10. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    any reputable bottle ship will either get kegs or bottles. at least here in the Triangle.
     
  11. Pahn

    Pahn Dec 2, 2009 New York
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  12. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Sometimes timing is everything around here, though. That 30th Anniversary Stout did manage to stick around for a few days, so hopefully this will do better than that.
     
  13. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    and we wont bring up Ruination 10th.
     
  14. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Or Enjoy By. I missed that one. Only select stores got it, and I couldn't make it to the one nearest to me on the day they received it, and that was that.
     
  15. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Not only is it a whale, it has a unicorn's horn protruding from it's head. It's also an endangered species.
     
  16. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    see, i totally missed that one. Must have been either back home in OH or stuck at the house when it hit Sams.
     
  17. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    It was about as close as I want to come to jumping through hoops to get a beer. I had to search the distributor's website to locate stores, call each of them to find out when their delivery was expected, and then again to find out when it was in the system so they could sell it. After all that, I had something come up family-wise and couldn't even get some.

    To bring this back to the topic at hand, all I'll have to do with Narwhal is keep in touch with the beer guy where I shop. The SN special releases aren't that crazy <crosses fingers>.
     
  18. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    See, I dont play that game. I ask Bottle Revolution, TJs Beverage, and Total Wine, and ALWAYS check Sams for the second bottle. If all else fails, I also check my Raleigh friends or just drive down to Tasty or the Bottle Shops at the Tylers in Raleigh and Carrboro. But that was only for Lake Erie Monster, Frangelic, Better Half, and Ruination 10th.

    If that works, I hope I see a tweet about it being tapped somewhere close. if not, arrange a trade or just say fuck it. calling the distributor (that isnt my buddy) just doesnt work for me.
     
  19. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    This sounds interesting. If only they would brew their Imperial Stout again. I think that was their best beer yet.
     
  20. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    That label is epic. Between this one and Ruthless Rye I am getting a metal vibe from SN.
     
  21. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    Suuuuuuper excited for this!

    I see my fridge being stocked full with FBS and SN NW in the near future.
     
  22. davey101

    davey101 Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    Awesome! Wonder how hoppy/close to the 30th it will be. 60 IBUS's...mmmmmmm

    Happy to see it in 12 oz bottles too.
     
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  23. chefkevlar

    chefkevlar Apr 17, 2010 South Carolina
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    This is the next release in the High Altitude Seasonal line which started with the Hoptimum 4 packs this year. It won't be difficult at all to find and should be available from October through the end of the year.
     
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  24. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue May 1, 2011 Maine

    I'm going to a SN tap takeover on September 19. I wonder if there's any chance of this making it there.
     
  25. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Mar 17, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Or more like art deco.
     
  26. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
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    I can't wait to do a side by side with Brooklyn BCS
     
  27. EgadBananas

    EgadBananas Mar 18, 2009 Louisiana

    "12 oz bottles"

    See, that's why I love SN!
     
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  28. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    Been waiting for this since I heard rumors in June. Fuck yes!!!!!!
     
  29. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Veryyyy excite. I absolutely love hoptimum, so I'm expecting this to be fantastical.
     
  30. brentusaurus

    brentusaurus Jan 22, 2012 California

    SN has some of the best labels. Rad.
     
  31. TheSevenDuffs

    TheSevenDuffs Jan 20, 2010 Ontario (Canada)
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    Looks like more awesome label art from Aaron Horkey.
     
  32. larryi86

    larryi86 Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
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    Sounds great and the label is awesome, can't wait to try this!!!
     
  33. beerFool28607

    beerFool28607 Feb 22, 2012 North Carolina

    When did you have it?
     
  34. gatornation

    gatornation Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Its not out yet, per release article it will be available in October
     
  35. beerFool28607

    beerFool28607 Feb 22, 2012 North Carolina

    I realize that it hasn't been released..'s'why I was curious as to when you had tried it.
     
  36. gatornation

    gatornation Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    BeerFool28607 keeps on telling me this beer is out already, its not here or in Boooone not til october
     
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  37. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    SN does have some of the best label art. Ruthless is one of, if not my favorite.
     
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  38. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    Is this another Ken Taylor label?
     
  39. Nutwood

    Nutwood Jun 30, 2012 Kentucky

    Or at least a sea shanty.
     
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