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Title: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: tschmidlin on September 01, 2011, 11:21:07 am
Does anyone know if there beer is any good?  Mike?

My brother is thinking about getting me some, and of course the answer is yes.  But should it be a mixed six pack?  Or is it worth getting more?
Title: Re: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: dak0415 on September 01, 2011, 01:12:32 pm
Greetings from NC, Tom.  Red Oak is just down the road (50 miles) from me. The Amber Lager is ok but not fantastic.  I much prefer the Battlefield Bock (really a Schwarzbier).  Very smooth.  I think you can get a 12 pack sampler.  I haven't had the Hummingbird Helles though.
Title: Re: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: tschmidlin on September 01, 2011, 05:35:46 pm
Awesome, thanks!
Title: Re: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: MDixon on September 01, 2011, 06:35:06 pm
Pass - Battlefield is worth your time, otherwise, see beginning of this post ;)

Battlefield is actually a bock, but it is a bit on the roasty side. Is your brother local? He can do better...
Title: Re: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: tschmidlin on September 02, 2011, 11:55:15 pm
He's in Clayton, but he'll be near there in a week or so.
Title: Re: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: MDixon on September 03, 2011, 11:28:06 am
The sell it at Total Wine for more than it is worth. For years they have had a very low pint price point and in bottles are charging out the wazoo. Nice guys, beautiful brewery, but their products are not something I would suggest anyone invest time to procure.

Tell him he can get growlers and bottles from a myriad of breweries in the Raleigh area. I don't know of a good bottle shop near Clayton, but Raleigh has several...a few new ones getting high marks in fact...Tasty Beverage Company 327 W. Davie St.
Raleigh - but the mecca is Sam's Quick Shop in Durham, NC.
Title: Re: Red Oak Brewery?
Post by: tschmidlin on September 04, 2011, 01:40:16 am
Awesome, thanks for the tips Mike.