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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #15 on: August 26, 2011, 09:26:31 AM »
Did I say how much I like this beer??  Well that figgers cause if it is good
and I like it I can pretty much guarantee it will disappear offa the shelves.

I have 3 Bottles Left......sigh
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2011, 09:48:45 AM »
Bump:
One of what could possibly be the LAST 3 bottles went into the refridgerator as staging
for a liquid recycling adventure.  This night after werk that adventure is planned
.....leaving what could be the LAST 2 bottles on the planet of this fine ale.... remaining....

Proof positive that if I like it and it does well by me, that it is prolly going to go away. No matter
what IT may be.... >:(
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #17 on: September 22, 2011, 10:16:36 AM »
Thought I just saw some on the shelves recently. ???
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #18 on: September 22, 2011, 10:24:36 AM »
Thought I just saw some on the shelves recently. ???
End of the last production run? Last Winter?  Or perhaps my pleading was heard?
Probably not the latter............................................... ::)
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #19 on: September 22, 2011, 02:34:28 PM »
Haven't seen this beer yet...but I'll look for it the next chance I can get. Thanks for the heads up.
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2011, 11:55:06 AM »
I have a buddy who loves the stuff, too.  I never had one.  Fortunately, the info is still available on their website.  Might have to try and BYO this myself.

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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #21 on: December 21, 2013, 08:20:03 AM »
*bump*

The NB web site says this will be in the Folly Packs as the revival beer this winter.
It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #22 on: December 21, 2013, 08:59:05 AM »
*bump*

The NB web site says this will be in the Folly Packs as the revival beer this winter.
Which makes me wonder if it is back in production or just being rotated into sales from some warehouse ???
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2013, 11:54:28 AM »
*bump*

The NB web site says this will be in the Folly Packs as the revival beer this winter.
Which makes me wonder if it is back in production or just being rotated into sales from some warehouse ???

It's part of their revival series so it won't be around long. They have discontinued so many beers that this is a way to get them back out a bit. I wish they would decide on consistent seasonals. I don't understand the idea of continually changing everything. Personally I anticipate the yearly release of certain beers

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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2013, 04:53:13 PM »
*bump*

The NB web site says this will be in the Folly Packs as the revival beer this winter.
Which makes me wonder if it is back in production or just being rotated into sales from some warehouse ???
I saw it at the grocery store today. I'm guessing it's new production, unlike the Sierra Nevada Summerfest next to it  :-\ I should rat out their distributor.
It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #25 on: December 23, 2013, 07:52:43 AM »
It's new production on each of the retired seasonal brew going into the folly packs. NB rotates in new seasonals every two years. It's not an indecision thing, it's an intentional way of introducing change into their regular lineup without disturbing their core products. I'm not sure how long they are going to continue producing the folly packs with bottles of the retired seasonals but that is the plan for now.

FWIW I thought 2 Below was the best winter seasonal and wish they would keep it as a regular winter offering, too.
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #26 on: January 13, 2014, 07:26:49 PM »

Well, if that's true, luckily you can make it yourself! A friend of mine made a clone that was nearly spot on - all gleaned only from info on the NB website (nice Walt!). Check it out:

http://logs.rockhoppersbrewclub.com/index.php?page=recipeDetail&filter=wchleva&id=125

Your link is broken, which is really too bad.  I also really liked the 2 Below.  I grow Sterling hops, so I'd like to check out this recipe. 
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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #27 on: January 14, 2014, 06:48:51 AM »
I have never bought a mixed 12 pack...until now.
Freaking marketing strategy... ;)  I got 4 two belows out of it.  Not quite as good as I remembered, but I enjoyed.

Those fat tires are going to sit in the fridge until some unsuspecting swill drinker comes along. ::)

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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #28 on: January 14, 2014, 07:04:24 AM »
I reserve the word swill for a select few. I'm not a Fat Tire lover, but I've tasted much worse.

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Re: 2 Below by New Belgium
« Reply #29 on: January 14, 2014, 09:31:30 AM »
I reserve the word swill for a select few. I'm not a Fat Tire lover, but I've tasted much worse.

Maybe not swill, but I'd take an Old Style over a Fat Tire.  I have never been able to figure out what's appealing about that beer.  It may be the reason I won't buy the Folly Pack.
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