When is the next Upland Lambic release?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by raznug, Mar 8, 2012.

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  1. raznug

    raznug Initiate (0) Jul 9, 2008 Ohio

    Is there a date set for the next release of the lambics is so when and what might they be
     
  2. fvernon

    fvernon Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Wisconsin

    from a conversation i had with Caleb a month or so ago: april, and both persimmon and blackberry are on the menu. unknown as to when in april exactly. either way, looking forward to it! i love me that persimmon lambic...
     
  3. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Meyvn (1,165) Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
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    Personally, I hope they keep venturing out with new and interesting releases.

    Scratch that, just make more Sour Reserve!
     
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  4. eyeenjoybeer

    eyeenjoybeer Initiate (0) Feb 18, 2011 Seychelles

    I know the blackberry is on, but I wasn't sure if the persimmon was just going into the barrels for a later release as the persimmons were still being picked a couple of weeks after the sour reserve was released.
    It doesn't seem like enough time for the barreling and the bottle conditioning....I suppose time will tell.


     
  5. statonca

    statonca Initiate (0) Jun 17, 2005 Indiana

    Hey all,

    We're shooting for early May release of Persimmon, Raspberry, Blackberry and Sour Reserve (Batch 2). Ballpark bottle estimates are 900, 600, 600, 400 respectively. Our brewery newsletter will announce the next online reservation period heading into April, once we have a nod on our bottle conditioning progress.

    And for a fun update, we are mid-renovation at our new brewing facility, which is keeping on target for mid-year core brewery transition. Includes a new brewhouse, allowing us to utilize our original system and brewery home for dedicated sour ale brewing for the remainder of 2012. Essentially this means more lambics, sour reserve batches, Gilgamesh, Dantalion and new creations to see light towards the end of 2013 and beyond.

    Oh, and Dantalion is DAN-TAIL-YON, not dandelion. Has nothing to do with flowers, named after an arch-duke of hell, who would probably set plantlife ablaze walking past. Sorry for the Friday pronunciation tirade, have a great weekend everyone.

    Cheers,
    Caleb
     
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  6. tjohn2401

    tjohn2401 Initiate (53) May 26, 2010 Michigan
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    That is all great news, Caleb.

    Also, I saw the Upland logo on a pint glass on Parks and Recreation last night. Pretty cool!
     
  7. Rempo

    Rempo Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2010 Indiana

    Great news! Please make a non-pint branded glass...
     
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  8. Soonami

    Soonami Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Yes, beer porn pictures are better when the glass matches the beer that's poured into it!
     
  9. fvernon

    fvernon Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Wisconsin

    that all sounds fantastic! can't wait for another round of persimmon and hopefully a sour reserve
     
  10. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,539) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    @Caleb

    You guys should sell Upland snifters so we can use proper glassware to drink the lambics out of :wink:
     
  11. raznug

    raznug Initiate (0) Jul 9, 2008 Ohio

    Awesome to hear thanks for the info from all. I hope i can make it I have a brother in law graduating from chiropractic school in December and he loves lambics so I hope to get a few for his present.
     
  12. Skye1024

    Skye1024 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2009 Indiana

    Any of these or Gilgamesh still randomly hanging around in Indy area stores?
     
  13. Savearth

    Savearth Disciple (321) Mar 5, 2012 Michigan
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    Just picked up a couple bottles of Gilgamesh, a Dantalion (DAN-TAIL-YON), and a Cherry Lambic in Indy on Monday. Not a lot out on the shelves though.
     
  14. CWBlues

    CWBlues Aspirant (258) May 4, 2011 Indiana
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    Apparently the Indy Tasting Room still has quite a few left.
     
  15. thewimperoo

    thewimperoo Zealot (531) Oct 1, 2006 Illinois

    Saw Gilgamesh at Crown Downtown, Kahn's on Keystone and 21st Amendment on Keystone as well as the Indy Tasting room on Saturday. It was cheapest at the Indy Tasting room.
     
  16. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2011 Ohio

    Does Upland do any type of release event for these? Or do they just have a limited distribution?
     
  17. Soonami

    Soonami Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

    You have to reserve online (no charge), then pick it up at either the Indy Tasting Room or the Brewery in Bloomington on preset dates. I think when Sour Reserve was released, they also sold tickets for a reception where one could sample all 10 or w/e number of sours they had for $30. Other than that I think they'll have some special drafts the first weekend sours can be picked up.
     
  18. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2011 Ohio

    Thank you sir!
     
  19. MeisterSmudge

    MeisterSmudge Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2010 Indiana
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    I've got three sitting on the shelf at 21st Ammendment on greyhound pass.
     
  20. acurtis

    acurtis Poo-Bah (2,357) Sep 27, 2010 New Jersey
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    I would love some upland snifters but...... I prefer to drink lambics out of flutes
     
  21. FalconA

    FalconA Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2011 Massachusetts

    I tried that once. The beer gets all over the floor!
     
  22. acurtis

    acurtis Poo-Bah (2,357) Sep 27, 2010 New Jersey
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    Ha. Some flutes do have holes in them....
     
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  23. BAstoutsNsours

    BAstoutsNsours Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2012 Florida

    Did a search and found this thread, thought I would give it a bump. Any new info here? I'm a whore for Upland Lambics and simply can't get enough (this is also a veiled trade invitation) :slight_smile:.
     
  24. jmarsh123

    jmarsh123 Meyvn (1,314) Mar 31, 2010 Indiana
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    Last I heard it was sometime in the March timeframe.
     
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  25. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    I'd recommend Tweeting them. They are very rsponsive
     
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