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When is Older Viscosity released?

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by rxeight, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. rxeight

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    I missed the boat last year. Cant find any information as to when this one comes out. Website says early spring. I found some info from back in 2011, but nothing recent. Thanks.
     
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    I've noticed that Older Viscosity is released with very little fanfare. It's a phenomenal BA stout, that can stand toe to toe with the big boys, yet no one ever talks about it. With that said, I have no idea when it comes out.
     
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    For some reason I thought last years batch got delayed/did not ship
     
  4. cbeer88

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    Because it's $18 for a 375ml bottle. Great beer, but terrible value.
     
  5. misterranger

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    According to their website it is an early spring release. So, possibly around the corner.
     
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    Tried some on saturday at my local pub it was from 2010 damn it was still boozy hot!!! It was a special event for SF beer week that night was cellared beer night they had some good stuff on hand that night!!!
     
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    Wasn't released last year, will be this year though.
     
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    Like said above, it's an amazing beer, but ridiculously expensive.
     
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    OP...if trading is something you might be interested in, hit me up.
     
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    Do you know why?
     
  11. thecommish101831

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    It was released last year...
     
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    It's on the shelf in MA, which mean either it was released last year, or those are some really old bottles still on the shelf.
     
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    I'm a beer manager at a major store in NJ. Port/Lost Abbey came to NJ on 1/1/12 for the first time. We got Older Viscosity with the 2nd round of their beers to arrive, 2012 vintage.

    Only one of my top 3 favorite beers. I just don't understand why it costs $15.99 for a 12oz bottle when I can get a 10oz draft for $10. Usually it's the other way, but I digress.
     
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    I constantly see this just sit on the shelf. The price tag really makes this an easy find if you just do a little searching, even a year later.
     
  15. sandiego67

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    I found 8 bottles of 2011 on the shelves last week.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. drgonzo2k2

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    What he said.

    What he said.

    Definitely released last year. Last year's definitely still available on the shelf.
     
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    I bought one last year, but the bottle date was still 2011. Did you guys see 2012 labeled on the bottle?
     
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    I'm guessing that was a 2011.
     
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    :D
     
  20. cbeer88

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    You can probably go back 3 or 4 vintages in MA without putting in too much effort. None of the Lost Abbey 375's seem to sell around here, except for Red Poppy. (The most overpriced of all of them... go figure...)
     
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    Yup, plenty of 2011 bottles on the shelves of 2 bottle shops in NorthEast PA. At $18, I've only splurged on it once.
     
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    which makes it pretty much a year-round beer in Philly/NJ ($22+ in phila). i bet it's the same in Boston, whenever i visit i see loads of LA stuff all over the shops (ie - Marty's).
     
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    I've seen it around, it's not particularly hard to find. Not surprising, really, since it's a B+ beer at an A+++ price.

    Maybe Port/Lost Abbey could offer their customers a better value if they didn't insist on a cork-and-cage bottle for beers that don't really need it.
     
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    had it on tap once. it was tasty, but not $18/375 tasty.
     
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    Geez, it's $14.99 on the top end in Atl. We have a few left on shelf, as does most stores. I agree that's it's a very quiet beer, few people talk about it. I do because it's great, and ages great too. Had a 2009 a few months ago and loved it.
     
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    The price always causes me to look for other stuff. I'd be curious to try it @ $10 a bottle (maybe)
     
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    Old bottles from what I've seen; I grabbed a 2010 recently and was unimpressed, it was aged too long.
     
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    Not in bottles!! What are the chances the beer you got was from the 2011 batch? I say very high!!
     
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    When I was at the brewery in September, they said they had problems with the latest batch and as such they won't have one for 2013. Such a shame. I can only imagine it was some issues with contamination. I did see several barrels of Duck Duck Gooze when I was there though. Maybe this year?
     
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