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Old 11-14-2007, 07:42 PM   #21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joebou4860
just picked up 2 sixers
they were on a stack with a sign that said "Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 6.99"

me: are these 6.99?
clerk:yup
me: ok

ffwd to checkout

cashier-scans, rings up 8.49 ea
me: those are 6.99
cashier sends 15y/o to check it out..clerk is still in the aisle
me: it rang up 8.49
clerk: tell her it's 6.99
me: thanks

</ablsolutely pointless story

you are still a bastid...it's $9.99 here


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Old 11-14-2007, 08:09 PM   #22
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Is it a Yuletide brew? What is it like? I really enjoy their pale ale, I'll hustle down to the market tomorrow and see if they have it in yet!



 
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:35 PM   #23
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Yes and no. Its deceptively packaged like a Christmas Ale and its seasonal, but its pretty much a straight up IPA. A very good one at that.
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Old 11-14-2007, 09:27 PM   #24
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Definitely not a "yuletide" brew in the traditional sense - i.e. no cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, orange zest, etc. present.

Pretty much a (very) good American IPA... Can't personally think of a better way to celebrate the season!

I gave away a 6 to one of my best friend and beer buddies, put a 6 in the cellar to try in later years, and polished a 6 by myself to this point... Meaning i only have 6 left and just bought this a week ago. Back for another case soon.

I really like these 'stubby' pop-top bottles and the beer is great, so no drawback I can see in drinking this like water...
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Old 11-15-2007, 04:24 AM   #25
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Got a case of it--in two 12 pack containers. The stupid store I got it at had cases and 12 packs, and they were selling the 12 packs for a dollar cheaper per 12. Usually bulk (by the case) would be cheaper, right? Not this place.

At any rate, I have some chilling now. Damn these night shifts!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-15-2007, 02:42 PM   #26
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Another good year for Celebration! I like Tannen Bomb better, but that is very local. Anyone who hasn't tried Widmer's Snow Plow should look around. With the Widmer/Redhook merger, it should be much more available.
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Old 11-18-2007, 12:44 AM   #27
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I just picked up a six pack of it tonight...6.99 at Woodman's. It's pretty darned good! I'm guessing I'll stock up on some and store it down in the brew cellar.


 
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Old 11-18-2007, 03:34 PM   #28
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Picked up a 12pk this past Tuesday. Very good this year.


I think i'll try to hoard a six pack or two for next year. What exactly will happen to the flavor if it is a little aged? Should it be at room temp or in the fridge?

 
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Old 11-20-2007, 01:48 AM   #29
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My local HEB Grocery store has it on sale for $6.99 a six pack. My company passes out $50 HEB gift cards every year for Thanksgiving. SWMBO already picked up the turkey. Shucks....

I just brought home 7 six packs and only had to part with $2.97 cash tonight. Now to safely stash it in refrigerated storage.

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Old 11-20-2007, 01:55 AM   #30
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I had it on tap not too long ago at the Reverend Horton Heat show...man was it good. I've been seeing it around a lot lately, going to have to pick some up.

Does it really age that well?



 
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