Toppling Goliath (TG) Assassin 2014...

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by shawnp, Feb 9, 2014.

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  1. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    really hope this doesn't release in June, March or July would be great.
     
  2. MNBeerGeek

    MNBeerGeek Zealot (547) Jun 25, 2013 Minnesota
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    I just hope it's on in the taproom for awhile. Even if I can't make it to snag a bottle, I'd head down there just to have a beer or two.
     
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  3. youngac

    youngac Initiate (159) Jul 14, 2005 North Carolina

    Clark - you guys continue to do an amazing job. Here's to hoping I can make it back for a release or 2!

    By the way, the Xhop series was terrific.

    Drew
     
  4. BrettHead

    BrettHead Devotee (474) Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    Not that history always repeats itself but I don't believe they have kegged off any of their BA beers before.
     
  5. Mealhouse

    Mealhouse Aspirant (296) Feb 19, 2012 Minnesota
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    Doesn't this simply create multipule smaller shit-shows?
     
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  6. SipIt

    SipIt Aspirant (223) Jul 18, 2013 Minnesota
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    Interesting, so they haven't had them on tap at the release parties? They have plenty of other good beer, so I wouldn't be too disappointed, but...
     
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  7. UWBadgerFan4Life

    UWBadgerFan4Life Defender (620) Jul 24, 2012 Wisconsin
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    KBBS was on tap for the release. They also had MD on tap and Assassin bottles for sale for on-site consumption! I had all 3. It was a good weekend!! :grinning:
     
  8. BrettHead

    BrettHead Devotee (474) Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    I knew they had tapped MD which of course isn't BA. Didn't realize they had kegged any KBBS.
     
  9. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2011 Vermont

    After reading this thread ..... Wow. Just wow. People seriously need to relax.
     
  10. Seefeldt

    Seefeldt Initiate (48) May 15, 2008 Minnesota

    Teachers?
     
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  11. mattafett

    mattafett Initiate (0) Mar 9, 2009 Iowa

    But that's not very fun. You have to have some sort of complicated logistics plan up your sleeve.:relaxed:
     
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  12. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2005 Minnesota

    Hey, I know how to run a brewery better than the owners dammit :wink:!!!
     
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  13. anticipation23

    anticipation23 Initiate (0) May 2, 2013 Wisconsin

    Might be the wrong place to ask this but does anyone know if TG will fill 32 oz growlers?
     
  14. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Disciple (336) Feb 23, 2012 Minnesota
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    I know they used to, but I think I have heard that they don't anymore.
     
  15. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,494) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    They're tapping a keg of Assassin at Hunahpu Day this year.
     
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  16. eyemustard

    eyemustard Aspirant (233) Apr 5, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I thought I read that they will be pouring samples of Assassin from bottles, but everything else would be kegged.
     
  17. Powderhornphil

    Powderhornphil Defender (623) Apr 30, 2012 Minnesota
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    Not sure if Iowa laws would allow it. But I can only hope some CCB shows up at AD.
     
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  18. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (592) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    This!
     
  19. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,494) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I'm sure I missed that. Assassin shows up on the Hunahpu Day master taplist so I assumed it was a keg. Sorry for the misunderstanding, especially if what you say is true.
     
  20. TgBC

    TgBC Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2011 Iowa

    No keg of Assassin. There will be Mornin Delight there though and Mornin Delight on at the taproom in Decorah as well.

    -Mike
     
  21. Samjuan12

    Samjuan12 Initiate (197) Jun 17, 2012 Illinois
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    I think i'll take the keg at huna over the taproom...nothing against the taproom....I just need a break from this snow...
     
  22. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,494) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Thanks for clarifying! Apologies.
     
  23. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Aspirant (228) Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
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    On tap at the taproom the same day as Huna?
     
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  24. TgBC

    TgBC Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2011 Iowa

    Yes. I wish we had more teku's as I doubt they'll last until then.
     
  25. PieOhMy

    PieOhMy Devotee (415) Feb 23, 2013 Minnesota

    Yes. Yes they did.
    SR71 on tap as well. All this was spent by 8 AM!!!
     
  26. MooseBoose

    MooseBoose Zealot (532) Jun 6, 2007 Wisconsin
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    I loved the SR71!
     
  27. striker2160

    striker2160 Disciple (397) May 5, 2013 Minnesota
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    The SR71 was very good. I had it at the Assassin release. I passed on it at the KBBS release and had 2 MD instead.
     
  28. TgBC

    TgBC Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2011 Iowa

    Well, we said why not have an extra fun day at the taproom.

    -Sosus bottles
    -King Sue
    -Teku's
    -Mornin Delight

    There will still be a MD keg tapped at the taproom in Decorah on March 8 (as well as at Hunahpu's Day), this keg is just extra.

    Cheers,
    Mike
     
  29. dkrep

    dkrep Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2013 Wisconsin
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    What are the chances of Teku's lasting until Monday? No way for me to get there until then. :(
     
  30. mmulebarn

    mmulebarn Initiate (0) Sep 1, 2013 Minnesota

  31. MPLSbrewer

    MPLSbrewer Aspirant (202) Dec 7, 2010 Minnesota
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    Is anyone there right now? I'd love to see the teku and know how busy it is. I'm contemplating driving down tonight from Minneapolis
     
  32. shawnp

    shawnp Aspirant (235) Jan 15, 2010 Minnesota
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    I went to the tap room today and had a nice chat with Clark and Mike. I picked up a couple tekus and a pile of Sue and Sosus. To top off the day, Mornin' Delight was on tap and dammit if that isn't a world class brew. Incredible.
     
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  33. aliving1

    aliving1 Aspirant (268) Aug 3, 2011 Minnesota

    I wish I could have made down today, but the weather had me at work late.
     
  34. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (592) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Did you get to try King Sue as well? If so, how was it?
     
  35. Erdinger2003

    Erdinger2003 Initiate (0) Sep 16, 2005 Iowa

    Tasty stuff! Grapefruity bite along with citra flavors!
     
  36. anticipation23

    anticipation23 Initiate (0) May 2, 2013 Wisconsin

    Doubtful MD will still be on tap on Sunday but I'm beyond excited for King Sue! Any new TG beer is a must try, and the Assassin teku's are icing on the cake. Heard case limits were upped to 2 per person as well, just in time to spend all my money on Sosus :grinning:
     
  37. shawnp

    shawnp Aspirant (235) Jan 15, 2010 Minnesota
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    I did not get to try KS. The keg wasn't there yet when I was and I couldn't stay long.
     
  38. BarrelAgedBarry

    BarrelAgedBarry Aspirant (265) Feb 27, 2012 Minnesota
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    Another 1/6 bbl of MD will be back at the taproom March 8th according to TG's twitter
     
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  39. MNPikey

    MNPikey Devotee (403) Feb 27, 2011 Minnesota
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    Hopefully King Sue will be put on tap at Casanovas.
     
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  40. HawkeyeNation

    HawkeyeNation Initiate (134) Jun 18, 2013 Iowa
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    What time did you have to leave??
     
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