LCBO Summer 2014 Craft Beer Release

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Re: LCBO Summer 2014 Craft Beer Release

Postby groulxsome » Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:42 pm

GregClow wrote:371880 / St Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition / 375 / $4.50.


Where are you Gueuze? Where!?
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Postby Belgian » Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:38 pm

saints_gambit wrote:Couldn't quite justify the Jolly Pumpkin while shopping for beer earlier. Great beer. Decent price. Don't have the mental space for it at the moment, you know? Sometimes you want brass tacks and cold hard math.

I know. That was me a week ago with the Schneider Barrique Aged, again, probably worth the 20 USD ++.
However the Jolly Pumpkin is the first beer that smelled so great after it blew up that I want more of it. It was like wearing tasty beer cologne for a couple hours.
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Postby JeffPorter » Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:18 am

My Jolly Pumpkin was a huge gusher even after 2 days in the fridge. It IS a nice beer. The barrel aging and the tartness almost make it seem like lambic light, which is nice if you're the kind of person who can't drink that much lambic in one sitting.

Nothing I'm going to stock up on, but great to have here. Jolly Pumpkin feature soon, maybe? :D
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Postby The Mick » Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:31 pm

Was just at the Richmond Rd LC and they had the Omnipollo on the shelves. Scooped up 5 bottles for myself as it looked like they were going fast. Looking forward to trying this little ditty tonight. A little concerned about freshness as it's probably been in the warehouse for a while, but the best before on the cap is 2016, so that's promising I suppose.
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Postby kevinlater » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:57 pm

jolly pumpkin, nebuchadnezzar and chiron on the shelves at clarkson as of this afternoon. chiron rang up as a $60 case for me, so just watch out for that
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Re: LCBO Summer 2014 Craft Beer Release

Postby BakaGaijin » Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:56 pm

groulxsome wrote:
GregClow wrote:371880 / St Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition / 375 / $4.50.


Where are you Gueuze? Where!?


Apparently, it arrived in May. It has received a 'conditional pass' from lab testing (likely means there is an issue with the label). Once that get's resolved it will be released.
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Postby Ukie » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:17 am

Any date on the Jolly Pumpkin?
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Postby JeffPorter » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:30 am

Ukie wrote:Any date on the Jolly Pumpkin?


Bottled in January.
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Re: LCBO Summer 2014 Craft Beer Release

Postby groulxsome » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:27 am

BakaGaijin wrote:
groulxsome wrote:
GregClow wrote:371880 / St Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition / 375 / $4.50.


Where are you Gueuze? Where!?


Apparently, it arrived in May. It has received a 'conditional pass' from lab testing (likely means there is an issue with the label). Once that get's resolved it will be released.


Apparently the LCBO twitter can't confirm a release date yet...

I heard a rumour that they tested the beer and it had all gone sour! Can sell beer that's gone sour! :lol:
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Postby Muskokan » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:29 am

We're pretty pumped for Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar to have finally hit the LCBO. This was the first beer our newly formed agency submitted to the LCBO (last May), so needless to say, the first one bought and drank this week was quite good.

Nebuchadnezzar is a bottle conditioned Imperial IPA, so it is quite stable and has held up nicely. The brewery produces beers for the most part that will hold up as export is their primary focus. It's a 99 on ratebeer, has been named the best beer ever brewed in Sweden and listed as one of the Top 30 IPA's to Try Before You Die.

We currently have a private order from Omnipollo on the water. It is Omnipollo Hypnopompa - a bourbon barrel aged Imperial stout made with real marshmallows and Tahitian vanilla beans. Should be very interesting. It'll be at select bars across Ontario.

Omnipollo Leon (Belgian IPA) has been picked up for next spring and we are bringing in some of their Brazilian brewed sour wit. Details to follow.

Really cool brewery doing making some pretty killer beers.

Looking forward to hearing what you folks think of Nebuchadnezzar. Some awesome brews in this summer release.

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Postby spinrsx » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:38 am

stupid lcbo still doesn't even have the Jolly Pumpkin on their website.. it's been for sale for over a week
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Postby Ukie » Wed Jul 09, 2014 9:12 am

spinrsx wrote:stupid lcbo still doesn't even have the Jolly Pumpkin on their website.. it's been for sale for over a week



Its on the secondary one:

http://foodanddrink.ca/lcbo-ear/lcbo/pr ... ber=365734
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Postby spinrsx » Wed Jul 09, 2014 9:30 am

any way to make this show up on drinkvine? shows a different inventory

is drinkvine broken again? noticed that the Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar inventory doesn't match the lcbo site as well. (as well as the Thornbridge)

Ukie wrote:
spinrsx wrote:stupid lcbo still doesn't even have the Jolly Pumpkin on their website.. it's been for sale for over a week



Its on the secondary one:

http://foodanddrink.ca/lcbo-ear/lcbo/pr ... ber=365734
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Postby Ukie » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:10 pm

Jolly Pumpkin actually came in at $9.00 + 20 cent deposit, $9.20.

If you are in Hamilton the Dundas store has it.

Omnipollo as well as the Chiron as well
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Postby midlife crisis » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:11 pm

kevinlater wrote:jolly pumpkin, nebuchadnezzar and chiron on the shelves at clarkson as of this afternoon. chiron rang up as a $60 case for me, so just watch out for that


Hey, that happened to me this evening as well. Buyer beware!

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