Xocoveza petition!

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BarnesAround, Apr 9, 2015.

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  1. beerindaglass

    beerindaglass Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2013 Florida

    Hey Greg, how about a few batches of espresso RIS while y'all are at it! I'll even get a petition going!
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  2. GetMeAnIPA

    GetMeAnIPA Crusader (738) Mar 28, 2009 California

    Do work at Mostra Coffee?
  3. HopBackGorilla

    HopBackGorilla Initiate (0) Feb 13, 2015 New York

    This is a class act. I would buy you a beer Greg! Preferably Xocoveza but you would be free to choose any beer that you wish :wink:
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  4. SeanBond

    SeanBond Meyvn (1,131) Jul 30, 2013 Illinois

    While stouts with pepper in them are never my favorite (I love spicy food but large amounts of acid really mess with my digestive system), I thought this was an impressive and distinct one. I completely disagree with the people that have said it doesn't add anything distinguishing to the mix. Also, I think a barrel-aged version would be awesome, for exactly the same reason I wanted (and got!) a barrel-aged version of Malevolence Chocolate Caliente; the BA aspect mellows out and makes the whole more cohesive. Probably not what everyone who is a fan of this beer wants, but I'd certainly love it.

    Also, petition signed, because, why not?
    #84 SeanBond, Apr 9, 2015
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2015
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  5. msigona85

    msigona85 Initiate (134) Jun 16, 2008 New York

    I understand, I love Xocoveza and hope it goes year round. I have cases of the Chocolate Sombrero coming a long with some other cool clownshoes stuff.
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  6. BarnesAround

    BarnesAround Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2015 New York

    Couldn't agree more. It made me smile as much as anyone who signed and said they liked it. A good and respectful attitude goes a long way in this world.

    Also, thanks for popping in, Greg! Good to hear the voices aren't going unheard. And thanks to everyone invloved thus far. :slight_smile:
  7. TurkeyFeathers

    TurkeyFeathers Initiate (0) Jun 22, 2014 New York

    What happened to rumors of the tequila barrel aged version ?
  8. BarnesAround

    BarnesAround Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2015 New York

    I do not. However, I heard that name for the first time on my post that was on Instagram about this petition. And someone from their official Instagram account regrammed it. I guess they are also in support!
  9. SensorySupernova

    SensorySupernova Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2014 California

    I think people have already petitioned with their wallets.
  10. TboneRN

    TboneRN Defender (636) Mar 30, 2014 Minnesota

    I though this beer was meh
  11. MaltMilkshake

    MaltMilkshake Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2011 California

    Aren't all of Stone's beers reasonably priced?
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  12. GetMeAnIPA

    GetMeAnIPA Crusader (738) Mar 28, 2009 California

    I saw their post on Instagram then this post. I didn't notice it was a repost until you mentioned it. Mostra is the coffee company that was used for the beer.
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  13. jodyray25

    jodyray25 Initiate (0) Jun 7, 2010 Kentucky

    My favorite beer from last year by a mile. I LOVE it!
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  14. dutesanch

    dutesanch Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2014 California

    All beers are not, but yes Stone's are.
  15. Chris_Panos

    Chris_Panos Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2013 Ohio

    The many infected Noirs I've encountered makes me disagree with you. I've yet to have an infected beer from Stone.....just saying.
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    HOPTOMIC_BOMB Disciple (327) Feb 18, 2014 California

    Xocoveza>> mexican cake just imho
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  17. woodchipper

    woodchipper Poo-Bah (1,519) Oct 25, 2005 Connecticut

    Greg- Thank you for noticing this guy's civility. I want to compliment him also. Oh and make your business deals and get this beer back on the shelves (I hope this thread isn't driving up the royalty rate!).
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  18. BarnesAround

    BarnesAround Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2015 New York

    Never had Mexican Cake but i have really wanted to. Someday, I guess... but for now, I'll take the Xoco.

    HOPTOMIC_BOMB Disciple (327) Feb 18, 2014 California

    Me and my friends all disliked mexican cake due to thinkin all the flavors were everywhere and felt xoco was much more balanced and hearty , but again taste is always subjective
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  20. Brolo75

    Brolo75 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2013 California

    I would love to see this beer year round and in four packs!
  21. B-Nut-GoBlue

    B-Nut-GoBlue Disciple (322) Apr 22, 2014 Iowa

    Signed. Duh. Some people just want to watch the world burn (See: feel the need to come here to hate on a well-crafted beer.) This is a valiant effort. It's obviously being heard. Funny thing is, many coming here to bitch about it not being as good as Huna, MC, Bomb!, will probably buy the shit out of this again.
  22. stoutmasterjames

    stoutmasterjames Initiate (0) Mar 8, 2010 Maryland

    Because they find it very enjoyable?
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  23. nicholasofcusa

    nicholasofcusa Initiate (198) Jan 14, 2006 Florida

    Never had it, hope the petition succeeds.
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  24. esetter

    esetter Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2014 Tennessee

    I agree , all that would do is make an excellent beer taste like whiskey. I Loved it!
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  25. parrotsnest

    parrotsnest Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2010 Washington

    Make me! I'm going to sign it now, just to spite you. :slight_smile:
  26. Greywulfken

    Greywulfken Poo-Bah (5,436) Aug 25, 2010 New York
    Society Trader

    I really dug Xoco; would certainly buy it every year if it became an annual release.
  27. HeyHotDogs

    HeyHotDogs Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2014 California

    Espresso IRS>>Xocoveza.

    How many Xocos do you want? Espresso disappeared in a month, but I can still easily get Xocoveza around here.

    I don't know how much was made of each, though.
  28. BourbonYeti

    BourbonYeti Initiate (0) Mar 31, 2015 New Jersey

    I have had my fair share of stouts. This thread is about xoco and really wouldn't mind seeing more of it.
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  29. jrnyc

    jrnyc Meyvn (1,170) Mar 21, 2010 New York

    Anyone who likes this beer want to speculate on how the original bottles well hold up over time?
  30. Aaron_Kerkvliet

    Aaron_Kerkvliet Initiate (0) Apr 17, 2014 Wisconsin

    Im curious on the effectiveness of a petition. Keep us posted on the results!
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  31. BarnesAround

    BarnesAround Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2015 New York

    Will do! Moving slowly but surely along the line.
  32. pinkgrenade

    pinkgrenade Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2011 California

    where do you live that its still on the shelves?!
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  33. loafinaround

    loafinaround Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    OMG! I was in my (admittedly overpacked) beer fridge while lamenting over my jealousy of those who recently had a xocoveza... and then in the back of the top shelf, I spied a nearly-hidden bottle with blue and green print :grinning:

    SCORE! :stuck_out_tongue:
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  34. greensparkplug

    greensparkplug Initiate (94) Nov 28, 2014 North Carolina

    I've still got two of the six I bought. Will probably drink them soon since they probably don't age particularly well.
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  35. mikepcarney

    mikepcarney Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2009 Ohio

    Can we get one to BA it?
  36. BarnesAround

    BarnesAround Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2015 New York

    Stone's Facebook page is now actively promoting this petition, haha. We have gotten a roughly 500 new signatures in 2 hours as a result. :-D
  37. jcos

    jcos Aspirant (212) Nov 23, 2009 Maryland

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  38. SoNiC21

    SoNiC21 Initiate (177) Jan 20, 2015 California

    I hope they bring it back, really enjoyed it. In my opinion if they didn't have plans to bring this back whether year round/seasonal they wouldn't publicly mention something like this. To me it seems like they want to build hype up before possibly announcing something sooner or later.
  39. Dil_thebeerdrinking_do

    Dil_thebeerdrinking_do Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2014 Georgia

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  40. SHODriver

    SHODriver Poo-Bah (2,688) Aug 13, 2010 North Carolina

    I was so excited when I was scrolling through facebook and saw the picture of the beer and then I read the post about the petition and it made me a very sad panda.

    it was like this but about the content of the post:

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