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Thanks from Deep Ellum Brewing Company

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by taitlifto, Dec 29, 2012.

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  1. taitlifto

    taitlifto Jun 16, 2009 Texas

    My name is Tait and I work at Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Just wanted to say THANK YOU to all the supporters and I promise we'll be doing some other new things in 2013 ... including our first barrel aged American Barley Wine.

    We sold our first beer 11/11/2011 and launched with Backslider Blonde (since retired) and Double Brown Stout. We added Festivus and Darkest Hour in 2011, but all the remaining beers we've released since came out in 2012. What a year!

    Here's a list of beers in our first full year of production:
    • Backslider Blonde (discontinued)
    • Double Brown Stout (year round)
    • Deep Ellum IPA (year round)
    • Rye Pils (year round)
    • Dallas Blonde (year round)
    • Festivus (seasonal)
    • Farmhouse Wit (seasonal)
    • Rocktoberfest (seasonal)
    • Darkest Hour (Limited Release)
    • Cherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout (Limited Release)
    • Dreamcrusher (Limited Release)
    • Wealth & Taste (Limited Release)
    • Hop Seeker (Limited Release)
    • 1st Anniversary Brew (Limited Release)

    If you'd like to read more about any of these beers, btw, feel free to download the PDF at http://bit.ly/DEBC_BeerDescriptions_10-2012

    So, again, thank you and Happy New Year!


    Tait Lifto
    Brand and Sales Ninja
    Deep Ellum Brewing Company
    Main: 214-888-DEBC
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  2. andys_war_hall

    andys_war_hall Dec 7, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    The Barley Wine sounds delish! Is it going to be bottled, and if so, sent around the DFW area? I'm in Fort Worth and see Deep Ellum in bottles here and there, I would love to get some of the Barley Wine. Great beers by the way! Keep it up.
  3. mattisloco

    mattisloco Feb 13, 2007 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Thanks Tait! We need Darkest Hour in Bottles!... or cans
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  4. champ103

    champ103 Sep 3, 2007 Texas
    Beer Trader

    The Rye Pils might be the most underrated Pils around. I love your stuff keep it, and send more to Houston.
    Show, Ford, cfh64 and 1 other person like this.
  5. TapThat

    TapThat Nov 8, 2012 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    More Wealth and Taste please.
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  6. kmello69

    kmello69 Nov 27, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Dreamcrusher was bananas good
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  7. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Dec 28, 2011 Texas
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  8. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    Howdy Tait!

    I heard we got some DE IPA bottles here in Houston. Was this a limited shipment? I haven't seen it at any at my normal Specs or HEBs.
  9. pwsoldier

    pwsoldier Apr 26, 2007 Texas

    Keep up the good work! I hope to see your beer on shelves and taps in SATX sometime in the future!
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  10. E-DUBB

    E-DUBB Nov 21, 2012 Texas

    wealth and taste FTW! you guys rock. had the double brown and darkest hour last week. so delicious.
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  11. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    Just one word ... BACKSLIDER! ;)
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  12. BeerSocrates12

    BeerSocrates12 Dec 6, 2012 Texas

    great local music love to be spread with great local beer...
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  13. nickss

    nickss Jun 17, 2005 Texas

    Shutup Tait.

  14. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I've heard great things. Dallas gets all the good stuff, In n' Out, Capriotti's, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Tait, send bottles down south to San Antonio...with a cheerleader and a Double-Double (no pickles). Thanks.

    I'll settle for just bottles ;-)
  15. kmello69

    kmello69 Nov 27, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    In n Outs will be opening in the Austin area in 2013, so you won't have to go quite so far for that. But we sure could use more Deep Ellum down this way.........
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  16. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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  17. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I heard Round Rock first this year then Austin next year (2014).

    Round Rock is like the Dallas of Austin... nice shit, NO BEER! ;)
  18. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Oh, and I demand that you bottle Wealth & Taste! And send it to Austin! :)
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  19. kmello69

    kmello69 Nov 27, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    No beer? Tell that to the 300 bottles at my house.... o_O
  20. Sethzilla

    Sethzilla Oct 10, 2012 Texas
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    I hope we get some bombers of Dreamcrusher again.
  21. taitlifto

    taitlifto Jun 16, 2009 Texas

    OK, some answers to some stuff posted above:

    * Barley wine might be bottled into 4 packs - haven't decided yet
    * Darkest Hour will probably be bottled, but not until the end of 2013 the next time it's made
    * We will expand bottling/canning to Houston/Austin in 2013, so stay tuned. Right now we must allocate it due to supply but expect to expand those capacities this year. Houston and Austin got very limited shipments of bottles at the beginning of January
    * Dreamcrusher is coming back out... probably February... watch for it. Might be bombers, might be 4 packs
    * Backslider Blonde was discontinued at the beginning of 2012. We came out with Dallas Blonde in August 2012 that is a year-round beer
    * If I had the power to send cheerleaders to San Antonio, I would send them to my place. I have no such powers :(

  22. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I could use some Darkest Hour. ;)
  23. HoustonZ33

    HoustonZ33 Sep 10, 2012 Texas

    Just keep the Wealth and Taste coming, PLEASE! lol

    And kudos on the Backslider name, Too bad it was retired... hopefully we'll see something with Tyler or Away in the name.
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  24. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    .... Austin got bottles?

    I must immediately know where!
  25. cam_williams

    cam_williams Oct 3, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    I believe Whole Foods Lamar got a small amount in. Only place in Austin that I heard getting it.
  26. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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  27. taitlifto

    taitlifto Jun 16, 2009 Texas

    In Austin, Whole Foods on Lamar and Central Market South Austin got some Rye Pils. In Houston, Central Market, Whole Foods Bellaire and Whole Foods Wilcrest got some bottles. That was it for Austin/Houston this go-around
  28. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    I never saw any at WF Wilcrest. That is the worst WF in the city (although I believe the oldest). Luckily they have improved since the huge remodel of the beer/wine dept. and I hope will continue to do so.

    I think you need to just come to Houston and bring me some. It's much easier that way. :D
  29. jaymesbawned

    jaymesbawned Feb 1, 2011 Texas

    I have only had the Double Brown and W&T, but I loved both of them. Would love to be able to get bottles!!
  30. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Sep 27, 2012 Texas

    Possum Kingdom Porter?
    Rubberneck Red?

    Pantera pils
    Dimebag dopplebock

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  31. coldriver

    coldriver Jul 13, 2007 Texas

    you've been a most welcome addition to the local scene! You guys continually surprise me with the diversity and quality of your offerings. I've had 10 of your beers and not one of them was a miss. Especially like the IPA, Wealth and Taste, and Festivus!
  32. taitlifto

    taitlifto Jun 16, 2009 Texas

    Thanks so much! We've enjoyed our first year a lot and love the feedback!

    Cherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout drops the first part of February followed up by Dreamcrusher (triple IPA) at the end of February, then Numb Comfort which is the American Barley Wine I referenced earlier that's been aging in rye whiskey barrels since April of last year.

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  33. kmello69

    kmello69 Nov 27, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Like I said on your Fb page, I'm hoping some bottles of these make it to Austin. I came to your event at Black Star last year and had a chance to chat with you guys, and I have to say that CCDBS and Dreamcrusher were 2 of the best beers I had all of last year. Phenomenal stuff, and hopefully we'll be seeing a lot more of it.
  34. mindswoop

    mindswoop Dec 22, 2011 Texas

    I was really impressed with your IPA...which I think is a great achievement considering all the IPA's out there. One of the best regular lineup beers from a new brewery I've ever had!
  35. HoustonZ33

    HoustonZ33 Sep 10, 2012 Texas

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