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Sierra Nevada Narwhal

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

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  1. cmoody91

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    Yeah just picked up a four pack at Binny's Grand this morning.
     
  2. HuskyinPDX

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    Let this one warm. It gets much smoother near 65-70 degrees (room temp).
     
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  3. UCLABrewN84

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    They are probably waiting to see if Hoptimum will sell out before pulling it for Narwhal. The same thing is happening out here in SoCal.
     
  4. buddha5050

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    Just picked up some tonight can't wait to try it
     
  5. 2beerdogs

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    12 oz bottles will be a nice size on this.
     
  6. TomFoolery_x

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    I figured the same thing and if that is the case, then that's shit. I'm not buying a DIPA that's at least 3 months old.
     
  7. JRBecks

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    Looks like I will have to go buy some Hoptimum now, just so I can get some "liquid silk"
     
  8. StoutIrish

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    Anyone seen this in Indiana?
     
  9. neeko530

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    i work at a liquor store down in broad ripple and we've had it for three weeks now
     
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    Good stuff. Scary drinkable. I almost wish it had a bit harsher edge so I didn't kid myself last week into thinking that "a couple more" was a good idea.
     
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    Any spottings in the SE Michigan area?
     
  12. buddha5050

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    Yes, they have it in Wastenaw county but not in Wayne that I have seen
     
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    Western Oakland county has it
     
  14. StoutIrish

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    Thanks for the info. I'm in Fort Wayne so ill have someone bring me up some.
     
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    I think you're obscenely incorrect, sir. Old Rasputin is heavy and rich with a creamy head & tastes of copper; Narwhal turned out to be flat with taste of malt and a weak head that quickly dissipated. I was disappointed with Narwhal to say the least
     
  16. Genuine

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    Tried it last night and I was fairly impressed! Not the flavor profile I was expecting but SN has shown they can make an imperial stout with the best of them. I loved the aftertaste of it as well.
     
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    Has anyone seen Narwhal in north/central NJ yet?
     
  18. MilkManX

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    Found some! Very good. Had it about 45-50 degrees and it was good. It packs a bit of a punch.
     
  19. Envelopes

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    Just found some in Columbus. First I've seen it around the usual bottle shops.
     
  20. MikeCactusGordon

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    Widely available in Cleveland. Landed 11/9 I believe.

    Top notch stuff at a very reasonable price ($9.99 4-pak)
     
  21. raynmoon

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    Try 7 months old.
     
  22. Onenote81

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    Grabbed some of this last week and cracked my first on Sunday night. I thought it was a great evening sipper. And the 12oz format doesn't hurt it either. May grab some more for the upcoming cooler months.
     
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    This!
     
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    Ordered a sixtel of it for the restaurant I work at, got sent back two days later. There was a crazy amount of yeast and tasted off. Rep said it was the 3rd one he had to pick up with the same problem... Hoping to try some bottled.
     
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    I love it when my beer tastes like pennies instead of the grain upon which it was based. But seriously- different strokes for different folks. Perhaps both are right and just like different things?
     
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    Secured mine and it is sitting in the beer fridge. How long will I be able to hold out?
     
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    Finally got my hands on a couple 4 packs last week. Wow! This is kick ass beer. Much better as is warms up. Wish this was available year round. Think i will put in a request.
     
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    Enough about narwhal. Let's talk about celebration and northern hemisphere harvest. I just picked up both. Yay for SN wet Hop ales! Weeeee! :D
     
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    Fucking delicious! One of the best easy to find and cheap stouts available for me. DANG THAT'S GOOD.
     
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    Freakin' finally Narwhal shows up in my area.
     
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    Yeah I was so happy when I found this on Friday. Drank 2 already. One sorta cold and one really cold. I actually preferred it really cold over the slightly cold.
     
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    Has this hit FL yet?
     
  33. tabascosigned

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    In VA?
    I've been asking in Richmond for weeks to no luck.
     
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    Picked up a 4-pack last week in CT. Definitely does not seem to be widely available though. Looking forward to trying it; perhaps this weekend.
     
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    Southeast VA at Whole Foods, yessir.
     
  36. mychalg9

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    I keep thinking I will see this "tomorrow" in IL, but this has been going on for about 3 weeks (at least it seems like that long).
     
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    Imagine your frustration if you lived in California and you couldn't get this when the rest of the country seems to be enjoying it already... yea, that's my frustration!!! :mad:
     
  38. seplo

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    Finally got this in North Haven CT yesterday, i got the 1st 4 pk at 2pm and they were sold out by 4pm, tried it last night and its pretty damn tasty.Hope you all get it soon....CHEERS
     
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    Closest place for you would be in Chicago at Grand & Western Armanetti's. I stumbled into Binnys Chicago South Loop (Canal St) for some SN Celebration and fell backwards when I saw 7 cases of Narwhal. Not every Binnys has it. South Loop gets all the firstfruits. Picked up a case. It is a fantastic brew for the price. Of course call ahead. Good Luck!
     
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    For those who have had it, how would you say it compares to Old Rasputin?
     
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