Southern Tier in Tx

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by icetrauma, Apr 7, 2012.

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  1. Walt

    Walt Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2006 Texas

    Yeah, while every year people bitch about it not being as good, I still love it. I had a friend shop me two cases from Florida when they got it.

    My goal was to wait until it was gold. Well, I only have one case left...
     
  2. miikezombie

    miikezombie Aspirant (247) Aug 13, 2010 Texas

    It's a meme like Rare still being on shelves in Kentucky. Either way it's great.
     
  3. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2011 Texas

    For real, I will take any ST that people do not want. It's not outstanding, but I think they are all (that I have had anyways) good and unique. At the very lleast a break from the norm.
     
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  4. TomHouTX

    TomHouTX Initiate (156) Dec 7, 2012 Texas
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  5. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (473) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    For give me if I lose faith in ST coming to Texas. This has been going on for at least 2 yrs now.
     
  6. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I had Choklat last month and that shit is delicious.
     
  7. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Mocah is better. :wink:
     
  8. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2011 Texas

    I'm anxious to try a Choklat as well. Not familiar with Mocha, yet...
     
  9. Brokentalontsi

    Brokentalontsi Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2012 Texas

    Don't lose faith quite yet, word round the campfire is they are talking with a distributor now, along with Firestone Walker. Couple those with the rest of the GI lineup, could be a good year to be a Texas beer drinker.
     
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  10. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (473) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    FW got label clearance on some brews on the 8th and Austin already has dates of 2/20 for a coming out party. I'm ready for some Founders on the shelves!
     
  11. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler Disciple (379) May 17, 2012 Texas
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    I noticed today a bunch of label approvals for Southern Tier on the TABC website:
    • 2013-03-13 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / OLD MAN WINTER ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / BACK BURNER - OAK AGED IMPERIAL BARLEY W
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / CHOKLAT - IMPERIAL STOUT BREWED WITH CHO
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / CREME BRULEE - IMPERIAL STOUT BREWED WIT
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / HOP SUN - SUMMER WHEAT BEER
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / INIQUITY - IMPERIAL BLACK ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / KRAMPUS - IMPERIAL HELLES LAGER
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / PHIN & MATT'S EXTRAORDINARY ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / PUMKING - IMPERIAL ALE BREWED WITH PUMPK
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / SOUTHERN TIER 2XIPA, DOUBLE INDIA PALE A
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / SOUTHERN TIER - 2XMAS FLAVORED ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / SOUTHERN TIER - DARK ROBUST PORTER
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / SOUTHERN TIER - IPA, INDIA PALE ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / SOUTHERN TIER - LIVE PALE ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / UN*EARTHLY IMPERIAL INDIA PALE ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / 422 PALE WHEAT ALE
    • 2013-03-12 / SOUTHERN TIER BREWING COMPANY / UN*EARTHLY - OAK AGED IMPERIAL INDIA PAL
     
  12. cfrobrew

    cfrobrew Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2012 Texas

    Woo hoo, Choklat is delish! creme brulee is also lovely! I would imagine theyre really coming if theyre paying that much $$ to get approvals and handing out free beer to places like nobi...
     
  13. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler Disciple (379) May 17, 2012 Texas
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    What's this about handing out free beer to places like Nobi?
     
  14. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Diabeetus for everyone! Yaay!
     
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  15. Walt

    Walt Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2006 Texas

    Keg 1 in Austin with an April 3rd roll out.
     
  16. BgThang

    BgThang Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2007 Texas
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    uneartlhy and hop sun are great beers. I like most of their stuff. I hate the creme brulee but the wife likes it. oat, javah, mokah, choklat are damn good for what they are.
     
  17. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Oat and Javah are on Hiatus. Mokah and Creme brûlée are the Blackwater Series for now.
     
  18. BgThang

    BgThang Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2007 Texas
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    boo for hiatus.
    what about choklat?
     
  19. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Sorry had that wrong Mokah also on Hiatus.

    Choklat and Creme Brûlée are the only 2.
     
  20. Walt

    Walt Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2006 Texas

    April 3rd roll out but should have product before then. On draught: Live, XX IPA, XX Nitro, Hop Sun, Unearthly, Iniquity and XX Steam.
     
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  21. HopAG

    HopAG Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    There is only one beer in that list that I NEED

    Give me that delicious Pumking!
     
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  22. cfrobrew

    cfrobrew Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2012 Texas

    They gave samples to bar owners and such to try, not free beer AT those places. They got to sample their line up, thats why they posted a pic.
     
  23. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler Disciple (379) May 17, 2012 Texas
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    Ah, so it would be safe to assume Nobi at least is getting some when it rolls into Texas? Hopefully it hits Houston at the same time as Austin and DFW (fingers crossed).
     
  24. greenspointexas

    greenspointexas Champion (873) Jan 16, 2011 Texas
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    April 3rd rollout statewide, I believe
     
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  25. Brokentalontsi

    Brokentalontsi Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2012 Texas

    Sounds right. We got the sell sheets a few days ago and I remember an early April release date. We've got some samples around the office, got my hands on a few and thought they were pretty tasty, mostly just the 2X stuff though.

    I'm curious if this will land with the same thud GI did.
     
  26. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    All their shit. Overly damn sweet. I haven't had unearthly, I loved pumpkin but everything else... I hated it. Ill give it another go once its here see if I can appreciate their sweet beers.
     
  27. Danielbt

    Danielbt Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Texas

    Thud? If being able to actually get beer from a brewery and not having to bust ass searching for bottles is a thud, I sure as shit hope Southern Tier is a thud.
     
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  28. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Guess its time to bust out my Chiklat and Creme Brûlée.
     
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  29. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Devotee (438) Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    I was talking about ST earlier with the craft brand manager from Silver Eagle and he seems pretty confident that Firestone Walker will be coming to SA and Houston next month as well. Oddly enough, he seemed reluctant to confirm the April 3rd rollout date, just that it's coming next month.
     
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  30. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas
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    I think for alot of people it's the vanity of not being able to get the beer in state so they seek it, once it's here they just let it sit. Some give it a try but others just skip by it. I'm looking forward to trying everything of theirs I haven't had yet and stocking up on Pumpking.
     
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  31. BgThang

    BgThang Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2007 Texas
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    I buy a case of choklat every year since 2008. couldnt find it this year. hopefully I can find some in a few weeks.
     
  32. BgThang

    BgThang Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2007 Texas
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    between firestone, founders, and southern tier avaialbe to choose from on tap. hmmm decision, decisions
     
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  33. shawnohall

    shawnohall Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2009 Texas

    I had the Southern Tier IPA when I was in Florida. Didn't change my life, but it was quite tasty. Reminded me of the Saint Arnold Elissa a bit, but at 7.3% abv, with more of a kick.
     
  34. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (473) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    Ready to walk in to my local establishment and get some Creme Brulee followed by Founders Breakfast Stout this winter.
     
  35. blatherbeard

    blatherbeard Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2007 Texas

    Mokah on hiatus?!?! FUCKING BOO.

    Choklat coming, IM FUCKIN IN!
     
  36. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (473) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    I must agree with this. Never had Mokah but heard lotsa goodness about it. Pretty sad they hiatused 2 of the 4 Backstage Brews.
     
  37. gtermi

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

    Man I feel ya! Those are both kick ass beers! I will be buying FBS by the case
     
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  38. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    3 actually. And sadly the best 3. :-/
     
  39. cfrobrew

    cfrobrew Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2012 Texas

    Charles and Channing like their stuff so I would assume theyll get it if its available and others bugg the piss out of them :slight_smile:
     
  40. Houston_E89

    Houston_E89 Aspirant (263) Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    AMEN! - PREACHER BROTHER, PREACH!!!

    Put me down for any stout they brew.
     
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