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Dixie Beer in Birmingham

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KateMW May 22, 2008 06:29 AM

Does anybody know where I can get Dixie Beer in town? Or know of any store that can order it? I see Abita all the time, but my husband prefers Dixie with crawfish.

Thanks!

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    Big Daddy RE: KateMW May 22, 2008 07:39 AM

    Best bets: Vulcan Beverage on 8th Ave N or The Diplomat Deli on U.S. 31 in Vestavia HIlls. Remote chance: The Western in Mountain Brook Village or The Piggly Wiggly in Homewood on U.S. 31. Good luck.

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      dd992emo RE: KateMW May 22, 2008 10:47 AM

      Have you considered getting a new husband? Dixie beer? Two words...nas ty. :)

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        AreBe RE: dd992emo May 23, 2008 09:51 AM

        Are you a beer snob looking for a chowish new shuuug-uuur mama who'll go out of her way to buy you your favorite beer and crawdads too?

      2. Dax RE: KateMW May 23, 2008 07:58 AM

        Is Dixie still being produced? I can't recall seeing any recently, not even during Jazzfest this year. Then again, it's not a favorite so maybe I just didn't notice it in NOLA.

        You might want to call the local NOLA-style restaurants to see if they stock it and/or if they might be able to order you a few cases.

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          Bill Hunt RE: Dax May 28, 2008 05:22 PM

          The brewery, on Tulane Ave., was heavily flooded with Katrina. When we were down in March, it still looked empty, but that does not mean that they have not moved the operation elsewhere.

          If you have a Cost-Plus World Market, you might have a look. We needed some for a New Orleans themed party, and I picked up a few cases of Blackened Voodoo and Crimson Voodoo there - this was in Phoenix.

          Hunt

        2. AreBe RE: KateMW May 29, 2008 03:39 AM

          "To mark the occasion of the brewery's 100th anniversary of October 31, 2007, and to draw attention to the brewery's plight, Joe and Kendra hosted a Halloween party at the brewery attended by former employees, Dixie friends and distribution accounts, and a gaggle of media from around the country. The Brunos’ plans for the brewery include a smaller brewhouse and a beer garden on the roof to take advantage of the fabulous view of the New Orleans skyline.

          "Meanwhile, brewing of the Dixie beers is being accomplished at the Huber Brewery in Monroe, Wis., under the supervision of continuing Brewmaster Kevin Stuart, who has been employed by Dixie since 1987. The new Dixie beers are being distributed by Distinguished Brands International out of Littleton, Colo."

          from Celebrator Beer News Dec 2007/Jan 2008
          http://celebrator.com/archives/2007/1...

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            Bill Hunt RE: AreBe May 29, 2008 08:00 AM

            AreBe,

            Thank you for the update on Dixie. Now the OP has a distributor to contact, regarding the B'ham Area.

            Hunt

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            bovinekid RE: KateMW May 31, 2008 08:36 AM

            In case you haven't found it yet, Dixie Beer is distributed in B'ham by Alabama Crown Distributing Company.

            http://www.yellowpages.com/info-LMS64...

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              adamritch RE: KateMW Dec 31, 2010 07:20 PM

              they have it at whole foods market in cahaba village. purchased one tonight.

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