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Bourbon County Stout in Colorado?

Discussion in 'US - Mountain' started by Schmittymack, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. I know this has been discussed before but wondering if anyone in the liquor store business has any word as if/when Colorado is getting any BCBS? I wouldn't mind more--I have two four packs waiting for me when I get back to IL next month--so any info would be appreciated. I'm also hoping to land a Cherry Rye BCBS (keeping my fingers, toes, eyes, etc crossed on that one for a store back home to help me out again).

    Looking forward to trying/getting Bruery's Five Golden Rings, too.
     
  2. Kuester

    Kuester Aficionado (165) Colorado May 14, 2012

    It would truly be a blessing if we got as much of it as some states got this year. Hoping to be able to get more than one 4-pack!
     
  3. It's supposed to get here the week of the 27th (so sometime next week), a couple of stores I've talked to say that is still the planned date, but no official word either way has been given.

    I'm hoping we get a decent amount as well...
     
  4. fortsambo

    fortsambo Savant (250) Colorado Feb 14, 2011

    Stores will get 6 cases and put limits of 1 per, lol. Hoping we can at least buy a 4pk per.
     
  5. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Advocate (595) Colorado Jan 20, 2012

    I have heard from a couple sources that we won't be getting any this year... :(
     
  6. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Savant (420) Colorado Sep 24, 2010

    yup.
     
  7. hopfacebrew

    hopfacebrew Savant (465) Colorado Jul 26, 2011

    Noooooo! :mad:
     
  8. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Savant (310) Colorado Feb 20, 2010

    Goose Island said Colorado was getting some.
     
  9. Glad I secured my case already as a backup
     
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  10. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Savant (420) Colorado Sep 24, 2010

    can i get half of that...
     
  11. Seriously??? Not happening?
     
  12. So that Chicago Tribune article from September was just... wrong? I figured we wouldn't get any Coffee or Cherry Rye, but it seems like every backwoods Walgreens east of the Mississippi got 12 cases of the regular BCBS.
     
  13. Prospero

    Prospero Advocate (655) Colorado Jul 27, 2010

    It has been widely reported as coming this week to Colorado, I'd be surprised if it doesn't come this week.
     
  14. Kuester

    Kuester Aficionado (165) Colorado May 14, 2012

    None??? Thats ridiculous if true, just the fact that they over-saturate the other states too...
     
  15. I would be very surprised if they reneged after saying CO would get some. I suspect these sources meant Cherry Rye and Coffee, which are confirmed today as not coming to CO
     
  16. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Advocate (595) Colorado Jan 20, 2012

    My sources have stated that BCBS will not be making it to CO as of GABF week, which was after GI said we would be getting some. I trust these sources pretty well. So.......... yeah.
     
  17. StubFaceJoe

    StubFaceJoe Initiate (0) Colorado Nov 24, 2011

    I talked the AB guy at Total Bev and he said doubtful.

    If it were fantasy football, I wouldn't start BCS this year.
     
  18. Kuester

    Kuester Aficionado (165) Colorado May 14, 2012

    Wow...that sucks
     
  19. That is a major bummer. With how widespread distribution was everywhere else, I thought for sure we would be pretty well stocked.
     
  20. Selling it in Walgreens and sitting on shelves for a month around Chicago and midwest but can't distribute any to CO like advertised? Way to step up and get people interested in buying your products!
     
  21. bitromp

    bitromp Zealot (80) Colorado May 23, 2012

    Was at Falling Rock guring GABF week when they tapped BCBS and Coffee BCBS. I spoke to one of the reps there for the event and asked about BCBS showing up in CO this year and was told that it wasn't happening. I was holding out hope that they were holding back the info, but unfortunately it sounds like they were telling the truth.
     
  22. My thoughts exactly...why to put the BS in BCBS...
     
  23. Lame if true. They announced CO was getting it, and the reps I've talked to in the last month or so said late November/early December
     
  24. patFC320

    patFC320 Zealot (75) Colorado Mar 18, 2012

    American eagle distributing as of today said that they will Not be receiving any, thus northern Colorado will not see any this year.
     
  25. gueuzer

    gueuzer Savant (260) Colorado Jun 9, 2010

    I just can't believe AB-Inbev would screw us over. I really thought those guys were all about craft beer drinkers. weird.
     
  26. patFC320

    patFC320 Zealot (75) Colorado Mar 18, 2012

    I agree, I was able to secure some. Its flooded in the FT:ISO here, but if you need some locally i can help up to 3-4 bottles.
     
  27. I'd like to get a couple bottles, patFC320. What are you looking for in trade? Unfortunately most things I have are going to be locally available as you could imagine.
     
  28. patFC320

    patFC320 Zealot (75) Colorado Mar 18, 2012

    Seanmonaghan13- hit me up with a PM, i definitely wouldnt want to trade for locals, but im sure we can work something out.
     
  29. chango

    chango Aficionado (240) Colorado Mar 31, 2006

    True.
    None is coming.
    We had a full Goose Island tasting with their CO rep a couple of weeks ago for their relaunch into the market.
    Straight from her mouth the word is "no Bourbon County in CO".
    :(
    We've got all the other stuff now, though, including the Belgian 4-packs, which are delicious.
     
  30. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Savant (420) Colorado Sep 24, 2010

    I heard the same thing back in August..and it hasn't changed.
     
  31. Why would I buy any of the regular lineup when we get screwed out of the bcbs?
     
  32. gklover1

    gklover1 Savant (255) Colorado Oct 18, 2009

    F that, and F U GI, I mean F U InBev. I will NEVER drink another GI product again. ;)
     
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  33. I say we go on strike from their products. It's all In-Bev crap anyway. Lets support our local breweries who aren't stingy little bitches.
     
  34. chango

    chango Aficionado (240) Colorado Mar 31, 2006

    Well, there is that... I mean, it's like when people come in looking for Yuengling or whatever, and I'm like, "No, but we do have a whole ton of fantastic CO beers, you know."
     
  35. MarkyMOD

    MarkyMOD Advocate (660) Colorado Apr 5, 2012

    Talked to the rep for CO a month ago and she said no fancy stuff (including BCS) until next, don't remember/care about the name of the series' we won't be getting, was a little disappointed though, until I went to Hazel's and looked at their shelves...
     
  36. I understand it's a highly demanded beer and they don't make that much, they're under no obligation to send it here. But don't make an official announcement saying CO is getting it and then renege. Or at least make an announcement saying as much instead of letting the news trickle through the distribution network.
     
  37. woodchopper

    woodchopper Savant (355) Illinois Jul 31, 2010

    Well i guess i won't be sending you a case then :p

    i will set it out by the recycling bin i guess..... :'(
    Ahab will be sad too!
     
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  38. or at least flat out tell us we won't get it
     
  39. Prospero

    Prospero Advocate (655) Colorado Jul 27, 2010

    i'm going to boycott goose island, right after this christmas ale is done. :p
     
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