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Algonquin Binny's thread

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by mychalg9, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. maximthegreat

    maximthegreat Savant (260) Illinois Feb 13, 2013

    Whoa there. Don't go boarding up your windows, it's going to make it harder for us "toughs" to break in, lol.
     
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  2. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Added: Zach Bastek @Beernerdzach (Bloomingdale)
     
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  3. Did you get the tart side of the moon? Or will it be coming in the future? Anyone see it around anywhere else?
     
  4. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Should be coming tomorrow.
     
  5. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Don't forget! All-Suburban Keg-Only tasting tomorrow, 4 to 8 pm. Free, no reservations needed.
     
  6. TMoney2591

    TMoney2591 Poobah (1,030) Illinois Apr 21, 2009

    Just came back from LZ: they've got a few 4-packs on the shelf...
     
  7. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Advocate (710) Illinois Apr 8, 2010

    Remember the price? $15.99-ish?
     
  8. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    The tasting. Today. 4 to 8 pm. Free. No reservations. Just bring your ID.
     
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  9. TMoney2591

    TMoney2591 Poobah (1,030) Illinois Apr 21, 2009

    $16.99, I believe...
     
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  10. willseph

    willseph Initiate (0) Illinois Jan 31, 2011

    Cool, I think I'll stop by on my way home from work.
     
  11. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (640) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    I believe Downers Grove and Bloomingdale Binny's just stated they received it in as well: the Tart Side of the Moon
     
  12. JRBecks

    JRBecks Savant (415) Illinois Apr 3, 2012

    Grabbed a 4pk from Schaumburg Binnys last week! 16.99
     
  13. I was there yesterday and it was gone :(. But..... I scored some today in Algonquin though so all is well ;) not sure how much there was, I only saw one case.
     
  14. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Advocate (710) Illinois Apr 8, 2010

    Ahhh I got stuck working a 12+ hour day today....still working....probably gonna miss the whole tasting too :mad:
     
  15. cgs027

    cgs027 Aficionado (105) Illinois Aug 5, 2007

    Thanks for setting this up, good stuff. I was psyched with the Light The Lamp stuff. Also enjoyed the Brickstone APA, glad that they made the haul up this way.
     
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  16. crossovert

    crossovert Champion (810) Illinois Mar 29, 2009

    Great event, Cheers Jim.
     
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  17. AaronBurr

    AaronBurr Savant (280) Illinois Dec 17, 2011

    It was a really good tasting. Thanks for having it Jim.

    Can't wait until next year's Algonquin Brew Fest aka Binny's Tasting
     
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  18. willseph

    willseph Initiate (0) Illinois Jan 31, 2011

    Awesome event, definitely enjoyed Light the Lamp offerings. I'll be popping in to the tap room for a brew during a Hawks game soon.
     
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  19. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    So guys- what theme should the next big tasting here showcase? Maybe the beers of.... Pipeworks?
     
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  20. willseph

    willseph Initiate (0) Illinois Jan 31, 2011

    I think you'd get a ton of interest in that.
     
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  21. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    As soon as Gerrit gets a hold of me so we can do the first order, I'll tweet about it.

    Yes, Pipeworks is coming to Algonquin, soon. :)
     
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  22. Hurry up ;) I kid I kid. But I am getting sick of driving to get the stuff.
     
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  23. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (640) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    That would be awesome to have them their not only the brewery but to have you carry them then!
     
  24. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Advocate (710) Illinois Apr 8, 2010

    Pipeworks, yes please!
     
  25. PHBoiler

    PHBoiler Advocate (585) Illinois Jan 14, 2013

    I'll gladly make the drive up from St. Charles for a Pipeworks tasting and to actually buy the stuff. I'm sure if my local Binny's ever got it, it would never see the shelves anyhow. Glad I drive a lot for work otherwise I'd never get any decent beer out here in central Kane County.
     
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  26. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Pipeworks should be coming within a couple weeks. I've communicated with Gerrit and we're waiting on beer being available same time as the delivery truck. Look for the Tweets! And hopefully Spiteful and 18th Street can piggyback out here as well.
     
  27. duobob

    duobob Savant (295) Illinois Oct 10, 2012

    Thats great news!
     
  28. cgs027

    cgs027 Aficionado (105) Illinois Aug 5, 2007

    Hey, quick question, my wife and I made a quick run-through of the Algonquin store last week to try and get some Cantillon... didn't see any at all. I swear you used to carry this, no? Or am I thinking of the St. Charles location? Thanks.
     
  29. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Cantillon has been allocated to the top selling stores for some time now. Only about half or less of the Binny's stores get any nowadays.
     
  30. shredder83

    shredder83 Savant (485) Illinois Feb 21, 2013

    Stone's enjoy by 5/?/13 was supposed to be released this Monday, any word whether this has showed up in Algonquin or anywhere else yet?
     
  31. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Probably coming to Algonquin on Wednesday, along with everything else from that distro.
     
  32. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (640) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    anyword on tasting today of beer or even wine at the store?
     
  33. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Guys, our new Beer Consultant Jeff will be the primary Tweeter going forward, so that I can devote more time to the nuts and bolts of the dept. He's a great beer dude! Ask for him next time you're in the store.
     
  34. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    Always wines being tasted out from 1 to 4. Grand Teton sixers being tasted out same time. Cheers!
     
  35. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (640) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    Nice, have to do some Babies R Us shopping, that can always make it easier :)
     
  36. shredder83

    shredder83 Savant (485) Illinois Feb 21, 2013

    I'll have to have my girlfriend grab me one after work...I won't be in the area next week
     
  37. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (640) Illinois Nov 26, 2011

    In case anyone is in search Algonquin had a few dayman glasses in the case. No beer though to go with it. Unique glass I must say.
     
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  38. Mandark

    Mandark Savant (305) Illinois Apr 8, 2008

    Is that Jeff who went to Bloomingdale back again?
     
  39. powz87

    powz87 Initiate (0) Illinois Jan 18, 2012

    Trevor is no longer the beer guy at Glen Ellyn, just a heads up.
     
  40. beergurujr

    beergurujr Savant (370) Illinois Oct 27, 2003

    No it's a different Jeff. Beard Jeff, if you will. ;)
     
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