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Bell's Black Note (2013)

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by mjshearer1, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

  2. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (380) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012 Verified

    You had a barrel aged, barrel aged stout?
  3. unibroue4ever

    unibroue4ever Savant (275) Quebec (Canada) Oct 20, 2010 Verified

    ISO a few 4 packs, will be getting 4 packs of BB Pêché Mortel in a few weeks, just saying! ;)
  4. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

  5. Is there any official word on whether or not this will hit distribution/amount produced?
  6. xnicknj

    xnicknj Advocate (740) Pennsylvania May 25, 2009

    all they've said so far is "will start shipping to other areas this week"
  7. Thanks, I appreciate the info. Outside of Bell's distro anyways, but the fourpack makes this mini-whale seem attainable all of a sudden. I guess mine will be another in the flood of ISO: Black Note threads
  8. elNopalero

    elNopalero Advocate (695) Texas Oct 14, 2009

    Oh you're kidding me! I just left Kalamazoo! So jealous!
  9. ewright

    ewright Savant (450) North Carolina Oct 25, 2007

    This is why I didn't believe at first ... I thought they said they'd never go the 4pk route. So totally WANT this beer!
  10. gratefulbeerhead

    gratefulbeerhead Advocate (685) Indiana Dec 7, 2009 Verified

    Was just at the Eccentric Cafe and Larry was at the bar. He said that Ann Arbor should have seen distribution today. Tiffany's, Drakes, and Bacchus in Kalamazoo do not have it, and as of calling them tonight, none were aware of the 4 packs yet. The Black Note Secret Society has kept this under hat very nicely. Also called my local Indiana distributor. Somewhere between 8-10 cases for all of Northern Indiana, not for sure when they will hit.
    steebo777 likes this.
  11. RDMII

    RDMII Savant (425) Georgia Apr 11, 2010

    Had it last month on draft. Fucking amazing. Seriously. Word is GA will get it. The buzz is huge already.
    LouDogg114 likes this.
  12. FEUO

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

    Nuh uh.
  13. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Arizona Dec 8, 2010

    Will this hit Arizona!!!!!!????? Screw Michigan! You always get black note
  14. claaark13

    claaark13 Advocate (725) Indiana Nov 29, 2007 Verified

    If it hits Indiana, that's the bad part. I can see the "Limit one bottle per customer" sign from a mile away.
    cpsiddall likes this.
  15. Timceattle

    Timceattle Initiate (0) Washington Nov 28, 2012

    Hey y'all - I'd be willing to trade a 4-pack of Deschutes/Hair of the Dog collaboration Collage for 4 of these bad boys.. The collage is $11 for a 12 oz bottle out here in Seattle.. Unfortunately we don't get Bell's.
  16. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (705) Florida Jul 15, 2011 Verified

    Really hope this makes its way to Fl, but I won't hold my breath.
  17. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Illinois Jun 5, 2012

    I hear it will hit Ohio...I doubt that will be the only place.
  18. woodchopper

    woodchopper Savant (400) Illinois Jul 31, 2010 Verified

    So much for holding this 1 hostage haha suckers :)
    Now the rest of the world get a chance at it. And if I'm lucky enough to get any I will be putting in is as extras :p
    coreymcafee and gpawned like this.
  19. johnyb

    johnyb Champion (825) Florida Aug 11, 2012 Verified

    I'm just curious. What are thoughts on doing a brewery only, limited release of larger format bottles on Black Note ....and then suddenly doing a surprise wider distribution of four packs shortly thereafter at lower price point ?
  20. founder26

    founder26 Savant (460) Michigan Sep 9, 2009

  21. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Illinois Jun 5, 2012

    I think it really sticks it to the locals and those who were able to travel for such an event while spreading the love to the masses (or others). Kind of Robin Hoodish...without the principles.

    Edit: FWIW I'm in neither group yet but if I were...I'd be one of the poor to benefit from this racket :p
    TATURBO likes this.
  22. 4DAloveofSTOUT

    4DAloveofSTOUT Champion (820) Illinois Nov 28, 2008 Verified

    Its awesome! More people will get to try it. And who doesnt love single serve bottles with barrel aged stout!?!?!
  23. HopsMatt

    HopsMatt Savant (495) Kentucky Dec 1, 2011 Verified

    When I saw this today, I sat thru an entire green light just looking at my phone...
    smutty33, raymo55, founder26 and 7 others like this.
  24. You traded $4$ for what is, at best, a comparably scarce beer? I guess it's true - angels do exist.
    PABeerDude likes this.
  25. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    I was totally kidding, very happy with the trade. :)
  26. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (705) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    So glad I saw this yesterday.I have been thinking hard trying to decide if I wanted to
    trade a highly coveted bottle that I have for a Black Note.Hooray for BN in 4pks.!

    Cheers All......
  27. seplo

    seplo Savant (490) Connecticut Sep 8, 2009 Verified

    Damn CT you suck, get Bell's here so i can get some Black Note...PLEEEEAAAAASSSSEEE
  28. coryking

    coryking Savant (295) Missouri Sep 21, 2008 Verified

    Ill finally be able to land some...
  29. profbobo

    profbobo Savant (260) Colorado Apr 24, 2008

    Hope we see some in PA ...
  30. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (580) Michigan Jun 30, 2009 Verified

    According to the store I frequent, not much will be hitting distro.
  31. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Champion (795) North Carolina Feb 16, 2011 Verified

    I hope Sams Quik Shop in Durham gets another keg.
    tlh1005 and brother_kenneth like this.
  32. alelover

    alelover Advocate (610) Michigan Aug 19, 2012

    general store is already out.. don't know if they do limited amounts each day or what but they say they are currently out. really wish they would of stuck to 2 4 packs and not a case...even though im trying to pick up a case this weekend. lol
  33. neeko530

    neeko530 Zealot (95) Indiana Oct 17, 2012

    indiana got 26 cases for the state. the top 26 bell's accounts in the state will each recieve one case.
  34. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Advocate (660) Illinois Nov 14, 2012 Verified

    Lol. This post is full of win. On that note anyone know if this is being distro'ed to Illinois?
    jglowe77 likes this.
  35. Anyone know if MN will be seeing this beauty?
    Hopstout likes this.
  36. LouDogg114

    LouDogg114 Savant (295) Georgia Jan 1, 2012

    I dream about this brew
  37. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Advocate (555) Indiana Oct 19, 2006 Verified

    hmmm, I have heard differently.
  38. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (380) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012 Verified

    I gotta think so. Wanna start a lookout with me? Could bm when we start seeing it.
  39. Sounds like a plan...
  40. faucd531

    faucd531 Initiate (0) Louisiana Jul 7, 2010

    Hell's Bell's...can't wait to try this!