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SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« on: February 05, 2013, 10:20:20 PM »
Who's going?


Come celebrate our Sweet 16 with us and Yacht Rock Revue Sunday, Feb. 17 from 2 - 6 p.m. It’ll be bitchin’.

Get your tickets here:
https://www.xorbia.com/e/hep/sweet16

Like, we are breaking out the leg warmers, fanny packs, miniskirts, and parachute pants for this one to go along with the fat stash of beers we've been sitting on for such a special occasion, ya know?

Seriously, come dressed as an 80’s music group or movie ensemble, and like the most totally awesome looking ones will win a radical party at the brewery for 16 people!

The one and only Yacht Rock Revue will be playing the jams, food trucks will be serving up some nosh and the brewery will be opened up and on display.

No narcs, noobs, or noids allowed.

Tickets are $16 pre-sale, and $20 at the door...if we have any left. Sales on this sucker will be capped.

We’re so sure this day will be righteous!

Get a load of some of our super awesome stash we'll be pouring:
- Ghoulash
- ’11 Festive
- ’12 Festive
- ’11 Happy Ending
- ’13 Happy Ending
- Brett Creeper
- Brett Raspberry Creeper
- 15th Anniversary
- 16th Anniversary
- Big Old Belgian Blue Balls
- BSP Quad
- The Gimp
- Some Strange
- Three (3) unique casks
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 10:24:10 PM »
Apparently they are going to do year parties each year because they have pushed Brew Your Cask Off back until November now. They typically rebrew last year's BYCO winner again at the start of the year, so I am really hoping Charleston Beer Exchange's Peanut Butter Chocolate Porter will be one of those three unique casks.   :banned:
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2013, 10:40:37 AM »
On a Sunday?!?!?  Any chance of me going got shot all to hell with it being on a school night.  We all know if last year repeated itself I would have to take off that Monday.  :hangover:

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2013, 02:03:42 PM »
On a Sunday?!?!?  Any chance of me going got shot all to hell with it being on a school night.  We all know if last year repeated itself I would have to take off that Monday.  :hangover:


Moderation and we'll skip the ribs afterwards . . .
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2013, 02:17:46 PM »
On a Sunday?!?!?  Any chance of me going got shot all to hell with it being on a school night.  We all know if last year repeated itself I would have to take off that Monday.  :hangover:


Moderation and we'll skip the ribs afterwards . . .

If I drank in moderation, I wouldn't need to skip the ribs :)

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2013, 02:19:49 PM »
On a Sunday?!?!?  Any chance of me going got shot all to hell with it being on a school night.  We all know if last year repeated itself I would have to take off that Monday.  :hangover:


Moderation and we'll skip the ribs afterwards . . .

If I drank in moderation, I wouldn't need to skip the ribs :)
So we'll shoot for ribs then?   ;D
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2013, 02:11:00 AM »
And the 16th will be a Red Wheatwine!   :excited:


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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2013, 10:30:44 AM »
Want that glass!

I wonder if it will be hopped up like most of their beers are.  Regardless, looking forward to trying it.

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2013, 05:44:20 PM »
Want that glass!

I wonder if it will be hopped up like most of their beers are.  Regardless, looking forward to trying it.
I am assuming West Coast style Red Ale meets Wheatwine.  Here is the description they sent out on the press release:

"At 11% ABV, this sucker is pumped with 45% wheat and hopped with Amarillo, Willamette, Nelson Sauvin and US Golding. Check them out below!"


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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2013, 10:36:47 PM »
:deadbanana: 


four 15 oz pours of Woodford Reserve barrel aged Donkey punch and 4 pours of Raspberry Creeper may have been a bad idea.  But it was delicious. 
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2013, 09:45:20 AM »
Sounds like I made the right decision to stay away even though it turns out I had Monday off and did not realize it until I showed up to an empty parking lot :bag:

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2013, 12:22:11 PM »
Sounds like I made the right decision to stay away even though it turns out I had Monday off and did not realize it until I showed up to an empty parking lot :bag:
We could have used you.  They had no VIP bracelets like last year and only gave out 10 tickets to each person.  To add insult to injury, they charged two tickets for each "high gravity" pour.  We had to get creative, so during one smoke break near the parking lot we just asked everyone leaving if they used all their tickets.  Turned out to be genius because we ended up with around 50 extra tickets.   :o 

Sadly, we didn't need them though.  We made early friends with the guy pouring Creeper (we got him a taste of the Woodford Donkey Punch) and he stopped charging us.  We knew the guy who was pouring the Woodford DP and he never charged us for that or any of the casks at his station.  Those two stations were the only place I drank so I only ended up spending 2 of the tickets I received at the gate and I drank WAY TOO MUCH. 

Made for a fun last hour though.  We played ticket fairy and distributed tickets among the most fucked up as we usually do.  Hopefully we didn't kill anyone.   :unsure:
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2014, 07:45:40 PM »
So . . . the 17th Anniversary Party is coming up on Feb. 23rd.  What's going on, Donnie?  :whistle:

The established list so far:

Second Helping IPA
The Gimp Old Ale
Ghoulash Black Double IPA
2012 Festive Ale
Danktoberfest
Brown Eye Buckeye
Big Ol' Belgian Blue Balls
Some Strange II Black India Pale Ale
The Price is Wrong Belgian Strong Pale Ale
15th Anniversary ESBeast
16th Anniversary Wheatwine
17th Anniversary Saison
2014 Happy Ending Imperial Stout with Raspberries in a Bourbon Barrel
2014 Happy Ending Imperial Stout with Mint in a Bourbon Barrel
LowRYEder IPA aged in a Rye Whiskey Barrel
Happy Ending Imperial Stout/Exodus Porter Blend in a Bourbon Barrel
Red Hot Mama Imperial Red Ale
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2014, 10:14:22 PM »
On a Sunday again? WTF?

Since we know how I roll at SW, there is no way I can make it on a school night.  :(

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2014, 11:02:02 PM »
On a Sunday again? WTF?

Since we know how I roll at SW, there is no way I can make it on a school night.  :(

You breakin' my heart.   :cry:
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2014, 04:29:38 PM »
You sure, Donnie?

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2014, 04:39:08 PM »
You sure, Donnie?


I am sure I want to go.  I am also sure I can't make it work with it being a Sunday.  :(

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2014, 04:49:05 PM »
You sure, Donnie?


I am sure I want to go.  I am also sure I can't make it work with it being a Sunday.  :(

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2014, 10:17:46 AM »
I wish I could make it... :cry:
"beaver butt is not kosher"

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2014, 01:05:09 PM »
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2014, 06:38:59 PM »
Officially sold out.  I think this is the first time the anniversary party has sold out in advance. 
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2014, 11:53:43 AM »




Another great party this year with plenty of great beers.  Highlights were:

LowRYEder IPA with blood oranges (pictured)
LowRYEder IPA aged on a rye whiskey barrel
Happy Exodus (Happy Ending/Exodus Porter blend with chocolate added and aged on bourbon barrel)
17th Saison with Raspberries


Good times overall.  Lines got a little nuts but they kept them moving.  The food fight with the anniversary cake was a little unexpected. 
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #22 on: February 24, 2014, 12:07:26 PM »
I think that is the coolest Sweetwater glass I have ever seen.  Wish I could have been there to hang out with you.

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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #23 on: February 24, 2014, 12:25:06 PM »
I think that is the coolest Sweetwater glass I have ever seen.  Wish I could have been there to hang out with you.

We missed you, man.  Just isn't the same, but Lonnie, Tara and I made due.  That big group we had for the 15th was just damn good times and will be hard to beat.  (BBQ restaurant accidents aside of course) 

As far as the glass, it is damn nice but the youngins who were using their drink tickets to get as many pours as possible seemed to have a hard time keeping theirs off the pavement.  That had to be the most broken glass of the three anniversary parties.  It was like clockwork about every 5 to 10 minutes. 
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Re: SweetWater Sweet 16 Bash
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2014, 12:56:51 PM »
Happy Exodus (Happy Ending/Exodus Porter blend with chocolate added and aged on bourbon barrel)

Wasn't there something like this at the Winter Warmer?
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« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2014, 01:21:01 PM »
Happy Exodus (Happy Ending/Exodus Porter blend with chocolate added and aged on bourbon barrel)

Wasn't there something like this at the Winter Warmer?

Same one and I may have had two or three full pours of it yesterday.   :unsure:
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