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Discussion in 'Northwest' started by Lordkrystic, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. Lordkrystic

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    Five weeks from yesterday release. Really interested in trying this one. Another wallet crusher.
     
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  2. yojimbo1

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    I wonder if this will see distribution like blueberry did. If it doesn't a bottle limit may save your wallet.
     
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  3. BillHilly

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    No matter the distro, the Vlad is an impaler...one of the finest brews from the NW period...
     
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  4. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Is Vlad the full name? What brewery is it from?
     
  5. beefandbean22

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    Vlad the Imp Aler from Cascade Brewing
     
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    We should be seeing It here.
     
  8. Smurf2055

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    AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW YEAHHHHHHHHHHHH :cool:
     
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  9. yojimbo1

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    That makes my life so much easier.
     
  10. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Is cascade fairly easy to get in WA?
     
  11. yojimbo1

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    Much easier than when I lived in California.
     
  12. CA_Infidel2o9

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    It's right out, nonexistent here. I was just curious if i walked in a bevmo or something in WA, would there be a selection of their brew on the shelf?
     
  13. honkduh

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    Probably not at bevmo, total wine or any grocery stores but bottles shops tend to get it in every so often.
     
  14. CA_Infidel2o9

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    I c, thnx.
     
  15. Smurf2055

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    Best place to get it is probably Chuck's. He gets like 20 cases every time it comes around. Currently have Apricot, Kriek, and Blueberry. We had Noir until about 3 months ago, and The Vine until about 2 months.
     
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    Cascade is very easy to get in Seattle. But please, no walking into BevMo for beer. Many many small business purveyors to support.
     
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    I'll be living at Ft Lewis which appears to be near dupont and about a 25 minute drive from both olympia & tacoma. I plan on going to all the small businesses, i just used Bevmo as an example because were i live now, bevmo is my best resource for good beer.
     
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    Last Drop also has a great track record with Cascade releases. But, if you're down at Joint Base Lewis/McChord, your best bet for Cascade is 99 Bottles in Federal Way.
     
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    99 bottles is a fantastic store.
     
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  20. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Yeah, this is probably the 100th time someone has recommended it to me. So i'm pretty sure it's gonna be my go-to spot.

    Not saying i dont appreciate the recommendation csano, thnx.
     
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    Yes and no. Up here in the vast wilderness of Whatcom County, we get kegs regularly at a couple of places. Bottles show up here and there as well. That said, I don't recall ever seeing Vlad up here. The closer ya are SEA-TAC and PDX (and you'll be plenty close) the better your would seem to be.
     
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  22. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Cool, i'll definitely be ISO.
     
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    To my knowledge Vlad has never seen distribution until apparently this year.
     
  24. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Just realized PDX = Portland? According to google map, i'll be no where near there. Looks like i'll be right by Dupont.

    EDIT: removed alot of pointless rambling. Lol
     
  25. beertunes

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    Time-wise, you'll be as close to PDX as you be to the North-end/Everett area. It's only a couple hours south on I-5. It's only a 5 hour drive from up here in boonies.
     
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    And well worth it. Two hours to Beervana. No brainer.
     
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    Check out Amtrak and the Bolt bus for non driving options.
     
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  28. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Sounds like portlands a must, hopefully ill get a chance to go down there a few times and check out HotDs brewery. I've never had any of their beer.
     
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    Cascade is walking distance from HOTD. It makes for a great day.
     
  30. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Awesome, i'll definitely be taking the amtrak or spend the night at a hotel when i go, as i will be in no shape to drive. ;)
     
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    Agreed, but it kinda makes me sad you can't drink on the premises. Or has that changed since I was there last?

    Either way, best and pretty much only beer nerd place south of Seattle and north of Tacoma.
     
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    and Sassy's is only a block away from cascade. 2$ pints before 7 and hipster strippers, what more could you want ;)
     
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    FWIW, My cousin just called me from PDX, picking up some bokkles for me before he comes up for the holidays. It sounds like Vlad will be bottle-conditioned for six weeks before they release it for sale. (Got me some Blueberry and Noyaux, instead.)
     
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    "Vlad the Imp Aler is conditioning nicely and we are looking for a late January/early February release - you'll know more when we do. Vlad will be sold online!"
     
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    They originally said Blueberry was going to be Barrel House and Online-only, but then it showed up here in Seattle at the usual suspects.
     
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    I didn't interpret it as online only.
     
  37. Lordkrystic

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    Bourbonic will have online sales as well.
     
  38. woemad

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    In eastern Washington it's easier to get a unicorn's tusk than a Cascade beer.
     
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    I wish I could like this more! Sassy's is awesome, though Casa Diablo is the best spot in Portland!
     
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    I've only seen blueberry on the shelf.
     
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