Release Southern Tier Warlock Imperial Pumpkin Stout

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by phooky, Jun 24, 2013.

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  1. StlHopHead77

    StlHopHead77 Defender (618) May 30, 2010 Illinois

    Their specs says it's sweeter than Pumking.Just saying.
  2. mikeyv35

    mikeyv35 Devotee (452) Oct 15, 2008 New York
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    Has anyone tried making a black and tan out of Pumking and Warlock? Would probably taste pretty good.
  3. Morey

    Morey Meyvn (1,014) Dec 30, 2007 Pennsylvania
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  4. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (1,969) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Like Morey said above- it's incredibly similar to Pumking, and wouldn't really work as a blend. Whatever roasty qualities it has on the finish (which is surprisingly not all that much) would be erased by the blend, and you may as well drink unblended Pumking at that point.
  5. mrcraft

    mrcraft Meyvn (1,373) Dec 15, 2012 California
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    For some reason, I used to think Pumking was an Imperial Stout brewed with pumpkins until my friend sent me my first bottle last week. I think I might like the new Warlock beer more.
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  6. MalKen

    MalKen Initiate (177) Nov 9, 2012 Massachusetts

    Anyone seen this in the greater Boston area?

    It seemed like it took a while for Plum Noir to hit to I'm guessing it might be a while before we see Warlock as well.
  7. jageraholic

    jageraholic Disciple (386) Sep 16, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Uinta's oak jacked was the finest pumpkin beer i've ever tasted. Really impressed.
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  8. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,416) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    I agree with those saying it's too similar to Pumking.. but I guess that's not really a bad thing, imo.. I just wish their were more chocolate notes, but it's still outstanding stuff..
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  9. tattoopunk031

    tattoopunk031 Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Tastes amazing, my buddy was able to get a few bottles in NJ last week. He gave me a bottle to take home.... will be drinking it this weekend!
  10. tattoopunk031

    tattoopunk031 Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2012 Pennsylvania

    None in philly yet from what i hear, Roger Wilco in NJ has/had it as of last week
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  11. Travcofarms

    Travcofarms Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    As of yesterday, the brewery said "Shipping to PA in the next month to six weeks".
  12. tattoopunk031

    tattoopunk031 Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2012 Pennsylvania

    That was probably 3 months ago..
  13. Mag00n

    Mag00n Aspirant (208) Nov 21, 2008 New York

    since youre stuck in 2007 can you tell my old self to not bet on the Pats in the 08 super bowl?
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  14. ao125

    ao125 Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2010 Virginia

    I'm also pleased with your ability to read and enjoy sarcasm.
  15. ERRL710

    ERRL710 Aspirant (240) May 6, 2013 Illinois
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    we are all out there!
  16. Private_Beer_Tongue

    Private_Beer_Tongue Initiate (0) Aug 30, 2013 New York

    You'll have to take a ride to Connecticut, seems the only place they shipped to in the tristate area at least according to their website. I snatched up three of em, happy to part with one, I'm in the city mon - fri if your interested let me know!
  17. mrchrisray

    mrchrisray Devotee (402) May 14, 2013 Ohio
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    Thanks for the kindness. However, I had to work a few hours in Norwalk, CT today and scooped some up for myself!
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  18. thenext0

    thenext0 Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2013 Pennsylvania

    In stock at Shangy's in Emmaus, PA. Saw 2 other cases sell while I was there getting mine. Also, first had this from Collier's in Cape May, NJ in the first week of September. Really enjoy it...the aroma is incredibel
  19. corby112

    corby112 Poo-Bah (3,908) Nov 19, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Haven't seen it in town yet but most of the liquor stores across the bridge have it.
  20. krh

    krh Disciple (358) Mar 16, 2013 Illinois

    anyone see it around chicago? keep me posted, thx.
  21. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    this is all over nj - inbox me br0 shelfturds 4 shelfturds

    and yes it is reallllllllllllllly delicious
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  22. Jacob007

    Jacob007 Aspirant (217) Sep 18, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Any NH sightings?
  23. DaveLikesAle

    DaveLikesAle Initiate (182) Jan 24, 2006 Ohio

  24. wrw5031

    wrw5031 Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2011 Georgia
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    Has anyone found this in GA/Atlanta area?
  25. ygolordned

    ygolordned Initiate (0) Apr 7, 2013 Michigan

    anyone find it around the detroit area?
  26. mrcraft

    mrcraft Meyvn (1,373) Dec 15, 2012 California
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    It's not in our distro, so I'm looking forward to when I get my hands on one. I thought Pumking was a stout until a few weeks ago, when my friend sent me a bottle. So, this is right up my alley in terms of pumpkin beer wants.
  27. Travcofarms

    Travcofarms Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

  28. ChrisChagnon

    ChrisChagnon Initiate (0) Jul 9, 2013 Connecticut
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    Is this good? We got in a case at my liquor store and were putting it out for $7.99 a bottle, no one has bought it yet though. Have a few stashed away, just wanted to know if its worth saving some for myself.
  29. baconman91

    baconman91 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 Ohio

    I always thght the "Kinger" was one of if not The best Pumpkin brew out there. I think Warlock is even Better. It is Smooth & Roasty, full of Flavor w/ the Lovely aftertaste of King.
    - It's perfectly balanced.

    I dont really do the pumpkins & Okty's much nowdays, but this one is Simply Amazing.

    If you like Pumking...when you taste Warlock, the first words out of your mouth will be :
    "Holy shi*"! -- trust me.
  30. Adrian-Mociran

    Adrian-Mociran Initiate (0) Jul 1, 2013 Tennessee

    Johnson city and Kingsport will have some next week!!
  31. evilcheeba

    evilcheeba Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2013 Wisconsin

    Personally I liked Warlock quite a bit more than Pumking, but stouts are my jam. I take care of the beer/wine/liquor inventory at a resort, but my desk is right next to the beer, wine, and liquor manager of the corresponding market. I heard the sales rep saying that he was going to put some Warlock in an empty spot on the shelves and my ears perked up. I bought it the day he put it out. It doesn't look like anyone else has touched it, so I may have to stock up a little bit.
  32. Travcofarms

    Travcofarms Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    i whole-heatedly agree.
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  33. PackPride

    PackPride Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2011 North Carolina

    I'm sure it's been mentioned, but it's began to populate the Raleigh area since last week. I picked up one bottle, tried it and fell in love. I went back and bout 5 more. It's really good.
  34. Lordquackingstic

    Lordquackingstic Disciple (378) Jun 14, 2011 New York
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    I actually hate pumking, but I recently had Warlock on tap this weekend and found it to be less sweet than pumking. Very enjoyable, but still, a 9oz pour was all I needed.
  35. evilcheeba

    evilcheeba Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2013 Wisconsin

    I agree. I read it was sweeter, but I guess my interpretation of "sweet" is different than most. The full bomber of Warlock was good for me; I had to share the Pumking with my wife because the flavor was a bit too overpowering to me.
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  36. BigOldOaf

    BigOldOaf Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2011 Massachusetts

    I just got a bottle yesterday at the liquor store in Kenmore. Give it a go! They also have a pretty good selection of local beer if you're interested.
  37. Phobicsquirrel

    Phobicsquirrel Devotee (482) Oct 1, 2013 Oregon
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    Anyone know if this will be hitting portland or? I'm assuming so since we get all the other stuff but always late to the party.
  38. DrStiffington

    DrStiffington Meyvn (1,083) Oct 27, 2010 New Jersey
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    Love Southern Tier, as those who saw my Southern Tier thread before it was inexplicably deleted a few weeks ago can attest. But good lord, I could barely choke this beer down. Just awful.
  39. nhindian

    nhindian Savant (914) Feb 26, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    I like it, but it tastes very similar to Pumking until the finish, where it picks up a more roasty note.

    Even the color isn't as dark as I was expecting. It's more like a dark ruby, mahogany color than black. Definitely not as 'stout' as the other Blackwater stouts..
  40. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I think I actually like it better than Pumking fresh because eventually the sweetness of the King weighs on my mouth too much. I like my Pumking a few months later when some of the nutmeg and that settles and it isn't as sugary, especially in the aftertaste. Warlock has the initial Pumking sweetness but then settles into roasty notes so it's much more diverse. Take all of that as you will.
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