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BCBS 2012 - Michigan Release/Sightings

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by genuinedisciple, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. beerhan

    beerhan Savant (395) Ohio Apr 28, 2010

    Champanes is getting it tomorrow...eight cases with a one bottle limit. Anywhere else in SE Michigan getting it this week?
  2. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    Im not sure yet. Im still getting mixed messages from everyone. I was told by one person that he didn't think anyone was getting it this week. I've also been told some places are getting it, had lists, and they're full even though I've called before on more then one occasion, specifically asked about a list and was told there were no lists....

    This is the frustrating part of the hobby.......
  3. mike409

    mike409 Aficionado (200) Michigan Jan 25, 2012

    plum bloomfield is sold out
    plum west bloomfield has not gotten it yet
    holiday is releasing at 3pm 4pack limit
    hills fine wine and spirit has it now 2 per person
  4. biga7346

    biga7346 Savant (255) Michigan Jun 19, 2010

    Pretty sure I know the answer to this question but, Holiday in Royal Oak?
  5. mike409

    mike409 Aficionado (200) Michigan Jan 25, 2012

    yup royal oak
  6. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    Holiday sold out in 10 minutes. I did grab a meantime old naval college though
  7. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (325) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    Bahaha, sounds about right. Glad I didn't try to get out of work early.
  8. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poobah (1,005) Michigan Sep 23, 2011

    How much did they have?
  9. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    I saw at least one guy with his wife and Mom. Yeah, I asked...it was his mother. They were each carrying a 4 pack. Douchebag.
  10. wintbs379

    wintbs379 Savant (300) Michigan Mar 13, 2009

    Not enough
  11. BeRanger

    BeRanger Savant (465) Michigan Dec 11, 2011

    A grandmother was asking where the Bourbon County was, I laughed.
  12. NSaad23

    NSaad23 Aficionado (200) Michigan Dec 13, 2011

    Yeah, I was there at 3:15...figures.
  13. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Yeah I saw an older woman ask when I was there and she called it "some bourbon beer". Ashley and I laughed.
  14. Weird how some of Oakland county stores got some, but the South West stores in OC didn't
  15. FEUO

    FEUO Initiate (0) Ontario (Canada) Jul 24, 2012

    Ug. I guess I should give up even trying to get this one.

    F it. It probably sucks anyway. :oops:o_O ;)
  16. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    You can thank the amazing distributors for this.
  17. I think Holiday got 10 cases. Just another cluster F of a release for a beer in OC.
  18. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    I didn't ask lol. The guy there said people were waiting in line at 2pm lol
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  19. wintbs379

    wintbs379 Savant (300) Michigan Mar 13, 2009

    what should they have done then?
  20. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    Im not sure he was referring to the way Holiday handled it but maybe more to the people in oc that bought it all up.
  21. still no sign of it in A2, it might stay that way :(
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  22. Itoclown

    Itoclown Savant (270) Michigan Jun 19, 2008

    I asked some people in GR yesterday and they said a few weeks if at all.
  23. Monsone

    Monsone Savant (350) Illinois Jun 5, 2006

    Just tipped my tour guide at dark horse with a bcs if that counts.
  24. wintbs379

    wintbs379 Savant (300) Michigan Mar 13, 2009

    Don't say that...please don't say that
  25. I'm confident that GR will get some as I got a good amount last year there...A2 sounds much less likely. Although, I may just be killing my expectations just so that when I find some I'm really happy...:confused:
  26. wintbs379

    wintbs379 Savant (300) Michigan Mar 13, 2009

    The places I've talked to in AA definitely have no idea of when or even if they'll be seeing any
  27. I'm totally doing the action in your avatar towards you right now.
  28. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    The distributors must be MSU fans and just messin with ya.
  29. founder26

    founder26 Savant (460) Michigan Sep 9, 2009

    I got a tip from a store in GR that said 3 weeks, take it for what its worth
  30. Yeah, I'm not blaming them, just the whole situation. People bringing their mom, gf, and grandma as mules, kind of sad. The whole scene has gotten out of control. I got mine (not from Holiday since I had to work) and I'm happy, and done hunting this shit down. It is too tiring and frustrating.
  31. RyanMM

    RyanMM Aficionado (210) Michigan Mar 12, 2009

    I was there at 2:15pm. When I was cashing out at 3:05pm, there was still a case and a half left. If you missed out, you talked to the wrong person.

    Holiday had 9 cases. [​IMG]

    Hate the game, not the playa.

    MSEGUIN Savant (375) Michigan Apr 6, 2011

    As far as GR goes... Its not even in the distributors warehouse yet. My brother and best friend deliver/load the trucks for the local distributor. As soon as it is out in GR I will pass on the info.
    founder26 likes this.
  33. GRBrew

    GRBrew Savant (295) Michigan Jan 12, 2009

    How is it so late on the westside? Good thing I have a few from last year to hold me over.
  34. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    Dont know that is odd though. I'm assuming whoever they use has a different distributor and they get their shipments at different times. Id would just figure though that if they're going to drive the trucks all the way up here may as well hit everyone...
    Maybe the timing is different, ie some get their stuff once a week some every 2 weeks. Not really sure how that works on the distributor side of things....
  35. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    The Keweenaw now has ample supply of 2012 BCBS...in fact, we will be tapping a 1/6th barrel this Friday. Load the caravan, and get a group to come up and imbibe! We still have two rooms left this weekend...
    raymo55, Urbancaver and adamdd like this.
  36. danp14

    danp14 Savant (270) Michigan Dec 12, 2011

    I agree completely, it's close to impossible to find anything limited now-a-days. For what it's worth who ever brought their grandma to a beer release is a fucking loser.
  37. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    Totally agree on both accounts. These releases get talked up and hyped. Then people wonder why some people are reluctant to post where things show up at.

    I've been up and down with the limited thing too. I'm at the point now if I can get some with a little bit of effort then so be it, if not oh well. That said I managed to get what I wanted and I didn't have to resort to having my family to mule for me.
    danp14 likes this.
  38. I am surprised to see people posting sightings at all anymore. It's usually either after they picked up thier allocation, or its already all sold out.
  39. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    Well id imagine that they don't post before because they're afraid if they do there wont be any left by the time they get there.
  40. I agree, and I don't blame them.

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