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Bell's Black Note (2013)

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

  1. CWBlues

    CWBlues Savant (385) Indiana May 4, 2011 Beer Trader

    Kahn's in Indianapolis tweeted this morning that because their allocation of Black Note is so limited, they're putting it all into their Beerocracy raffle thing that they do. They've also recently said that Oberon and Two Hearted were two of their top-three selling beers from last year.

    In short, in Indy at least, I don't imagine this is going to be too easy to find.
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  2. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Advocate (590) Indiana Oct 19, 2006 Beer Trader

    I agree. It won't be esay to find. No doubt about that. But I have heard that one distributor in Northern IN received 20 cases. Can hardly imagine only six other cases being distro'd throughout the rest of the state. I could be wrong. I didn't recieve this information from Bell's. Happy Hunting!
  3. KWMiles

    KWMiles Savant (380) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    If we do, it will probably hit next week alongside Hopslam. I'll be posting findings if it pops up.
  4. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,270) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    So Double Barrel Aged Black Note?
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  5. It was joke.
    Maybe I should have just said its overrated. ;)
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  6. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,270) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    You mean World Class? Bell's only has one distributor for Indiana.
  7. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Advocate (635) California Nov 10, 2006 Beer Trader

    Hmmm, I need another bourbon ba stout. 27 is not enough
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  8. Bay01

    Bay01 Savant (455) Illinois Nov 19, 2008

    Way ahead of you, I bm'd when I heard it was coming out in 4-packs
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  9. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    Yeah man, you truly need to even that stuff up!
  10. Bond111

    Bond111 Savant (390) Minnesota Feb 14, 2011 Beer Trader

    I 2nd this motion....I'm in Rochester btw. I've never had this, and am really wanting to try it.
  11. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Advocate (705) Wisconsin Nov 30, 2008 Beer Trader

    No Hopslam, Black Note, or Founder's RIS today on my liquor run. Bummed that the 2 Bell's beers aren't out here yet but happy to still have some $ in my pocket.
  12. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    I tell myself the same thing every time I miss out... It works for a while...
  13. teamwiggum

    teamwiggum Advocate (705) Wisconsin Nov 30, 2008 Beer Trader

    I already wish I had the beer instead of the cash. LOL
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  14. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    Dude that didn't last long enough!!! Ha ha!
  15. I will totally agree Adam, never seen it bottled. Only saw it on tap 2 seperate times, an I was thinking it was just a flash back from the 70's acid trips I MAY have taken ( You're Honor, I wish to plead the 5th on the grounds that what I say MAY incriminate me in a court of law)
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  16. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Advocate (590) Indiana Oct 19, 2006 Beer Trader

    No, Bell's has at least two distributors in Indiana.
  17. ABisonEgo

    ABisonEgo Savant (300) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    much agreed. then you can drink 1 or 2 and cellar 1 or 2
  18. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Savant (425) California Apr 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    i have a trade buddy in indiana, and for his sake and mine I sure hope he can snag some, any idea if the distributors have released it to stores yet?
  19. ndepriest

    ndepriest Savant (415) Georgia Feb 21, 2012 Beer Trader

    I have confirmation from a very knowledgeable source that at least some of this is coming to Georgia. Which likely means that it's hitting Bell's full distribution, if at very limited supply.
  20. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Advocate (590) Indiana Oct 19, 2006 Beer Trader

    Don't know for sure. Probably next wext.
  21. did the general store put anymore out today??
  22. Jeremy6566

    Jeremy6566 Savant (270) Arizona Jan 10, 2013

    Damn I hope black note makes it's way down here to us! The Bells distribution to AZ seems to be ramping up, I heard that hopslam is on it's way!
  23. aasher

    aasher Poobah (1,270) Indiana Jan 27, 2010 Beer Trader

    Not until next week.
  24. Darklight

    Darklight Savant (370) Pennsylvania Jun 27, 2006 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Ha! Same here.
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  25. fehrminator

    fehrminator Advocate (570) North Carolina Jan 26, 2008 Beer Trader

    Sam's Quik Shop already has two more Black Note kegs in the cellar. John Boy invented beer hoarding. And I love him for it.
  26. Me too
  27. Anyone know if IL is getting this??
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  28. zrab11

    zrab11 Advocate (585) Indiana Dec 25, 2010 Beer Trader

    only 1 case hit muncie today.. and thats all we are getting! Sold out in 50min with a 2 bottle limit.
  29. 12tb

    12tb Savant (290) Iowa May 18, 2011 Beer Trader

    Anyone know if it's making it's way to the east coast anywhere?
  30. jmarkh

    jmarkh Initiate (15) Jan 12, 2013

    Hoping to be able to find this soon, since I just picked up hopslam
  31. neeko530

    neeko530 Zealot (95) Indiana Oct 17, 2012

  32. Davihaw

    Davihaw Savant (375) Illinois Jun 19, 2012 Beer Trader

    I had this beer last night and it is amazing. I would say that KBS is my favorite stout and this rivals it. Get some if you can. I might even do my first BA review I love it so much!
  33. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

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  34. Anybody seen this in DC or VA?
  35. Is it coming with Hopslam this week?
  36. Hopeswimmer

    Hopeswimmer Savant (270) Michigan Nov 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    Yes, some random stores have it out with Hopslam now.

    A buddy of mine got a 4-pack in Port Huron last night. The store had no idea the following it had. They put a few in the cooler as singles, had a couple 4-packs and a few singles on the shelf. He was in shock that nobody there had a clue what it was.
  37. craigo19

    craigo19 Savant (330) Michigan Oct 12, 2009

    The general store had it yesterday with a one case limit. I picked up my four pack. I have another one coming through a party store that I used to work at, so I will have trading material.
  38. mlefevre

    mlefevre Savant (300) Michigan Nov 3, 2012 Beer Trader

    any sign of it in metro Detroit area yet ?
  39. mcrago

    mcrago Savant (405) Indiana Oct 6, 2012

    Don't do that. Just drive 40 minutes to Bell's and pick up as much as you want!
  40. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    Nope, per my beer guy who will dog his distributor to death for it, they don't have it in the warehouse yet. I can't remember is his distributor's name, Peak or something with a P. Maybe in the northern suburbs, I am south. Hubby is just stopping by Bell's on his way to the farm today to pick-up some.