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Two Brothers 15 Beers for 15 Years

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by 2BDChicago, May 2, 2012.

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  1. RTrain12

    RTrain12 Feb 6, 2010 Illinois

    That piece of shit sold out quick! ;)
     
  2. dvelcich

    dvelcich Feb 6, 2008 Illinois

    I just drank one. It's a quality brew, but nothing exceedingly special. Smooth for 68% though.
     
  3. RTrain12

    RTrain12 Feb 6, 2010 Illinois

    Yeah, not a bad beer. I enjoyed it.
     
  4. curly31989

    curly31989 Apr 27, 2010 Colorado

    It might not have been released. Sometimes the distributor holds onto stuff a tad longer than Chicago does.
     
  5. bigirishphan

    bigirishphan Jun 9, 2012 Illinois

    I had the pillar, I also have one in the cellar. how long should I keep this, or should I enjoy the second now.
     
  6. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Drink one of each, save one of each and enjoy all 15 bottles at once when all are released. A lot of them probably won't be great for aging but it will be an interesting experience nonetheless.
     
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  7. 2BDChicago

    2BDChicago Nov 21, 2010 Illinois
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    Two Bros website updated on 6/5 and stated that #5 of 15 beers in 15 years coming in a week or so. Hint on site about the brew was: "This one brewed just once in 2005." Don't know my Ywo Brothers history well enough to have a guess on what this brew is.
     
  8. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
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    Judging from the archived beers for Two Bros and looking at beers that were last reviewed '06 (or '07, assuming bottles), but not before 2005 and excluding Bare Tree Vintages, it would likely be Paradise RIS - one tap review from early Jan 2006, which would mean it was brewed in 2005.

    OR it's something that was brewed back then but never reviewed on BA.
     
  9. spookytwo

    spookytwo Jun 6, 2009 Illinois
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    I've heard it's a scotch ale.
    http:/
    /beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/689/34756
     
  10. Vav

    Vav Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    Correct, next one is the high grav Scotch ale, should hit next week or thereabouts.
     
  11. boilermakerryan

    boilermakerryan Nov 8, 2011 Indiana
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    Anyone know if there are any bottles of the #3 Dark Mild still floating around? Most places that I have gone to here in NWI only have #1 and #4
     
  12. trbergman

    trbergman Nov 17, 2006 Illinois

    Still have a few bottles at Binny's Highland Park.
     
  13. boilermakerryan

    boilermakerryan Nov 8, 2011 Indiana
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    Thanks for the heads up!
     
  14. eorwar

    eorwar Jan 11, 2012 Illinois
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    Also at Mainstreet in Countryside as of this afternoon...
     
  15. EROCK75

    EROCK75 Aug 5, 2009 Illinois
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    Anyone seen #4 Pillar of Salt in the Rockford area? I have the first 3 and have gotten Hop Juice in the area but never have seen #4.
     
  16. 2BDChicago

    2BDChicago Nov 21, 2010 Illinois
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    You might try calling Two Brothers Roundhouse, they seem to be carrying more bottles in their "gift" shop.
     
  17. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    i know the taphouse did not have any on saturday
     
  18. gpawned

    gpawned Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    Pillar of Salt hasn't been too hard to find in the Chicago area but I bet the supply is getting fairly low. I may have an extra bottle, let me know if you want to trade.
     
  19. BFro

    BFro Feb 1, 2012 Illinois

    Was just at the Roundhouse over the weekend. Plenty of D&M and Pillar. See it pretty regularly at the shop. Know it doesn't help you out of towners, but should be plenty easy to trade for. I'm already working on a current trade this month, or else i would volunteer.
     
  20. askewsour

    askewsour Jun 30, 2011 Illinois

    Two bros website reported that as being a typo, the beer is only 6.8% not 68
     
  21. askewsour

    askewsour Jun 30, 2011 Illinois

    I've seen all 4 beers all at once still sitting on shelves, a hint to all people looking for them is to go to places you would never think to check. I found them at Berkots in New Lenox and Mokena, a Family owned Grocery store in Warrenville, Walts in both Tinley Park and Frankfort.
     
  22. FlssmrBrewAlum

    FlssmrBrewAlum Feb 25, 2009 Illinois
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    Binnys South Loop had them all today.. they are still around en masse.
     
  23. 2BDChicago

    2BDChicago Nov 21, 2010 Illinois
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    Two Bros tweet says #5 coming July 2nd.
     
  24. askewsour

    askewsour Jun 30, 2011 Illinois

    #5 is called
    Take Two, a hybrid beer. Brewed using two sources of water, two barley types, two hop varieties, an ale yeast and a lager yeast.
     
  25. bonemuse07

    bonemuse07 Apr 15, 2007 Illinois

    Via Facebook:

    "#5 in the 15th anniversary series is Take Two, a hybrid beer. Brewed using two sources of water, two barley types, two hop varieties, an ale yeast and a lager yeast.

    Take Two will be released to the market July 2nd, stay tuned for events and more release dates for the remaining ten beers..."
     
  26. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    I am not sure if this is common knowledge or not, but Take Two (beer #5) is out and on shelves today. I picked up a couple when I got my Frangelic Mountain Brown.

    **Edit**
    Just noticed it was released yesterday, but still wanted to make it known
     
  27. gpawned

    gpawned Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    I'll confirm that as well.
     
  28. 2BDChicago

    2BDChicago Nov 21, 2010 Illinois
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    Add a four-pack of Devil Dancer and you would have a hat-trick. Nice score.
     
  29. gpawned

    gpawned Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    Tried Take Two last night. Pretty unremarkable beer. By far the weakest link of the 5 thus far. Had a hard time finding someone willing to finish it at a party with near 20 people.
     
  30. Orchids

    Orchids Feb 7, 2010 Illinois

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  31. stevegoz

    stevegoz May 5, 2008 Illinois
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    #6 has been announced on FB....
     
  32. aefbjo

    aefbjo Jun 8, 2005 Bahamas

    Picked up a #5, at the price they've been hitting it's not that big of a gamble. Not much description on the bottle, I hope it's good for a hot day.
     
  33. aefbjo

    aefbjo Jun 8, 2005 Bahamas

    Eh I'm going to say meh. Pretty much meh, #5.
     
  34. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Update time!

    #6 just hit the shelves today in many places. Old 1713 Scotch Ale. Big caramel malt mouth feel and a hefty amount of hops and alcohol. Limited production.

    #7 available July 16th. Brown Fox. Made with 8 malts and 3 hops, complex dark beer, but light in body and low in alcohol.
     
  35. Hopopotamus53

    Hopopotamus53 May 16, 2011 Illinois
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    Saw a scotch ale one today in bloomigdale
     
  36. SimonesRules

    SimonesRules Apr 18, 2012 Illinois

    I've got 1-5, but haven't seen the Old Scotch yet. Anyone see it in the city?
     
  37. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    It's at Binny's on Grand for sure.
     
  38. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    #7 Brown Fox is on shelves
     
  39. stevegoz

    stevegoz May 5, 2008 Illinois
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    Apparently while we were sleeping #8, Incinerator Blonde Doppelbock, came out. And #9, a Black Saison Ale called Philosopher's Stone, drops next week.
     
  40. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Maybe they one of these beers will finally be worthy of a special release. The only one I cared for at all was Red Eye. Don't care much for Dopplebocks but I will of course try it. I really hope that Philosopher's Stone turns out well
     
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