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TX Label Approvals

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by Lutter, Jun 15, 2012.

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  1. wsnich

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    Not quite. Vanilla and rare came out at the same time. Rare isn't a seasonal. GI has already said they will never make vanilla again due to the difficulty of cleaning out the vanilla from the tanks afterwards.
     
  2. DanzBorin

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    Thanks for the info. I thought rare and vanilla might have been the same time.

    I doubt we will see Rare again either. Only way is if they secure a crapload of Pappy 23yo barrels. It'd be nice though as then we'd see KH again too. Probably my only chance to try either. I got heavy into craft beer about 6 months too late to get in on either of those when they weren't megaubershelfwhales.
     
  3. jtortorice

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    A spec's employee told my brother that Abyss was having label approval issues and that is why it has taken so long to get here. I guess seeing it on the list of approved labels means he was right and we should expect it soon?
     
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    So when do you guys think The Abyss will finally hit?
     
  5. DanzBorin

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    A day before I can get to the store. lol
     
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  6. gtermi

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    Haha! Ain't that the truth
     
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  7. jaymesbawned

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    Ballast Point, Abyss, and the GI big dogs are getting me excited!!! Good thing my PTO bank is about to refill!!
     
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    Ahh Abyss 2012, how I've longed to be able to purchase you here. Please hurry, my liver needs exercise.
     
  9. Wingfan13

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    Huge fan of Nightstalker so I hope we see it here soon. I was told by a Specs employee that Dissident is still coming to Austin and Abyss will follow 2 or 3 weeks after.
     
  10. pwsoldier

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    I'm pretty sure The Dissident already came and went at the BEK Austin warehouse, unless Dallas sent us more. I got my shipment at the beginning of this month.
     
  11. Wingfan13

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    I wouldnt be surprised, this same employee told me that Abyss only comes out every two years which we know isnt true. The only reason I believe him this time is that he says Dissident is his favorite beer and he was told by his distributor that it would be 10 days until their store got it. Who knows...I ended up ordering it online.
     
  12. East1stgrocery

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    Capitol distributes deschuttes in Austin -
     
  13. JCDenver

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    Label approvals cost money. If they never intend to send it, why spend the money?
     
  14. cam_williams

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    It only costs 25 bucks per size and container. Don't think it is really breaking their bank.
     
  15. wsnich

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    Well...they have also been submitting labels and paying for licenses since...2009 I think? Somewhere around 100-125 cases of Cherry BCBS were produced. No way in hell Texas will get any when some stores are only receiving half a case shipments.
     
  16. JCDenver

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    Maybe not retail, but I could see a keg (or a case of bombers) showing up at say, a Goose Island Texas launch party....
     
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    Pretty sure broken cases can't be sold by law.

    I could be wrong though.
     
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  18. pwsoldier

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    Did not know that. Our BBXXIV fiasco suddenly makes a lot more sense.
     
  19. mindswoop

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    That Candela barely wine is awesome!
     
  20. HopAG

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    Goose Island is just teasing everyone on BA. They are masterful trolls that wave Cherry BCBS in front of your face and then kick you multiple times in the balls.

    No bueno, but a man can dream of trying Cherry BCBS right? :oops:
     
  21. DanzBorin

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    We are probably better served dreaming of the Coffee. ;)
     
  22. kevinscott

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    Just got back from Central Market Westgate and saw a few beers people may be interested in:
    Southern Star Old Potentate
    Real Ale Dry Hopped Porter
    Real Ale Imp Red
    JK Funk Metal - behind the wine counter
    JK Das Uberkind - a few cases stacked in front of the wine counter

    Oh, and 6 packs of DEBC Rye Pils
     
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    Just added some BCBS & Big John to that Coffee !

    Exciting Times :)
     
  24. HopAG

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    What will life be like in TX when we get BCBS by the truckload....
     
  25. DanzBorin

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    Nobody will want it after it becomes common.

    I'll be happy with that.
     
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  26. Lutter

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    People will talk about how much better BCBS was last year... just like they do now. :)
     
  27. Lutter

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    Uh... guys...

    [​IMG]



    I think I can close this thread now. Well at least till Firestone Walker comes rollin' in.
     
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    No fucking way Platinum is finally hitting shelves.
     
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  30. Lutter

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    I forgot to say, I was actually talking about Joose Margarita.

    I'm actually completely excited for BA Wake Up Dead Stout from Left Hand.
     
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    Wow,

    BCBS, BCBCS, Big John, BA wake up dead. That's a hell of a lineup to start the new year!
     
  32. canadianghetto

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    I would be blown away if we saw Bourbon County variants before any GI shelf beers in bottles. I also still have half a case of BCBS 12 so I'm good.

    And BCBS 2013 really may not be as good. Barrel room master John Laffler is gone and he is the one that blends it. I am sure it will still be good since its not like they are going to change the base beer recipe or use different bourbon barrels.
     
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    My local shell station already has BA Wake up Dead for sale. Can't wait for the rest to come rolling in.
     
  34. HopAG

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    HOLYYYYYYYYYYY............

    [​IMG]
     
  35. jaymesbawned

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    Nobody likes a braggart...;)
     
  36. DanzBorin

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    Then I'll be quiet... lol
     
  37. canadianghetto

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    I share with my friends. :)
     
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  38. lefty12

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    I picked up some BA wake the dead at specs midtown last friday.
     
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  39. canadianghetto

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    I bought a BA Wake up dead the other day and was a little disappointed after checking out the BA score after I got home (75). Haven't tried it yet, but my expectations are pretty low now. At least it was $9.
     
  40. mattisloco

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    Me too. I love regular Wake Up The Dead... might have to pop this open tonight.
     
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