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Old 01-09-2014, 03:31 PM   #11
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They just started distributing here. Every beer i've had by JK so far has been an instant drain pour. Then again, I don't understand people's obsessions with sours. Cool that they brew in a dusty barn, I guess.
They have non-sour beers as well. Noble King is a good farmhouse IPA and Black Metal is a great imperial stout.


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Old 01-09-2014, 03:35 PM   #12
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If I remember correctly I think they said they were building a new barrel room (the current one is pretty tiny). Hopefully in a year or two they will have a much larger production capability.


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I'm not a big trader by any means.... but they are one of the best beers to trade with people outside of Texas.

I'm not a big fan, but I'm glad they do what they do.
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Old 01-10-2014, 02:50 PM   #14
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Yeah, if farmhouse and sour aren't words that get you tingly, most of JK is not for you.
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Old 01-17-2014, 05:21 PM   #15
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When RU55 was out I saw it at a few places in Houston. Specs, HEB's and my small, local gas station craft store.
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D and Q right? Wish that was local for me
The people that own Nobi Public House also own a Vietnamese restaurant called Nobi Asian Grill on 528 near Blackhawk. At this location, they also own a Shell gas station that has a ton of craft beer. Definitely check them out if you're out that way.
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I was fortunate to be one of the first 200 folks to their open house. Their beers then were what put them on the map. I still enjoy the black metal but some of the stranger things they've been brewing have turned me away. Thirsty Planet is just around the corner.
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I was fortunate to be one of the first 200 folks to their open house. Their beers then were what put them on the map. I still enjoy the black metal but some of the stranger things they've been brewing have turned me away. Thirsty Planet is just around the corner.
I still like most of the beers but lately they have been doing a lot of fruit infused beers which isn't my thing at all.

On another note: guy at LHBS told me that Mad Meg, Noble King and Petite Prince will be released again soon using their native yeast.

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I just learned about this place this week and need to check it out. I am lucky enough to work in Freeport and just checked out a small grocery store that gets surprisingly good beers this week. Sure enough, El Cedro, Noble King, Wunderkind, Wytchmaker, Petit Prince and Mad Meg were all there.
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El Cedro was absolutely amazing. Next time I see it I'm buying them out!
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The people that own Nobi Public House also own a Vietnamese restaurant called Nobi Asian Grill on 528 near Blackhawk. At this location, they also own a Shell gas station that has a ton of craft beer. Definitely check them out if you're out that way.
Oh, I frequent both regularly. Was going to the gas station a couple of years before they opened NPH.

Im' going to try and make it to Nobi today to get some Lagunitas Sucks on tap before it is gone.
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El Cedro was absolutely amazing. Next time I see it I'm buying them out!
Head down to Lake Jackson, they had 4-5 bottles left on Wednesday. I have two in my bottle storage and one in the fridge right now.


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