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CW Illumination

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by legwhipper, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. legwhipper

    legwhipper Initiate (0) Minnesota Jul 28, 2009

    In the warehouse. Should be in stores next week.
  2. Mega LIKE!!!
  3. KWMiles

    KWMiles Initiate (0) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    Party on, Garth legwhipper!
  4. First Grand just got several cases this afternoon.
  5. Firkins got it and its delicious!
    SortaAmbivalent likes this.
  6. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Savant (350) Minnesota Jul 15, 2008

    In the minority on this one. Drink up, boys! (by the way, it appears most stores are getting more Peruvian Morning with the Illumination)
    maximum12 likes this.
  7. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Advocate (530) Minnesota Jan 23, 2013 Verified

    Cant get enough Peruvian Morning!!!
    lonewolfcry likes this.
  8. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    I saw some Illumination on the shelf at Cellars about a month ago...twas from last year! Nice that Peruvian is still pretty easy to come by. Easily my favorite barrel aged beer, not just from CW, but from anyone. Price is great.
    nickapalooza86 likes this.
  9. will1256

    will1256 Savant (435) Minnesota Dec 4, 2010 Verified

    Eden Prairie Liquors had some of last year's on the shelf a few weeks ago too. Might want to double-check you're getting the fresh stuff if you pick some up!
  10. MPLSbrewer

    MPLSbrewer Savant (280) Minnesota Dec 7, 2010 Verified

    So damn good, definitely in my top 5 dipa's.
    loudizzle and SortaAmbivalent like this.
  11. SortaAmbivalent

    SortaAmbivalent Advocate (520) Minnesota Sep 11, 2005 Verified

    It's Christmas in March. My favorite beer and this years is no exception. Golf clap Central Waters!
  12. I got burned on some old Illumination at EP liquors recently, which quickly turned my jubilation to sadness when the grapefruity freshness didn't slap me in the face when I opened it. Looking forward to freshies of this.
  13. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Anybody think this will still be around next weekend?
  14. are you wondering about Illumination in the TC, if so, we got a good amount. Hope Iowa gets a good amount too, that beer is awesome
  15. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (860) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    Absolutely. Not everywhere, but some places will still have it. Their BBBW and Peruvian Morning are still available at some places.
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  16. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Unfortunately, Iowa doesn't get Central Waters distribution at all. Hoping to pick up Illumination, BBBW and Peruvian Morning next weekend when I'm up there though!
  17. morimech

    morimech Champion (800) Minnesota Nov 6, 2006

    Illumination is my favorite DIPA available in the MN market. I like the more "old school" hop bill of C-hops and Simcoe. I picked up a 4-pack today at Team Liquor. Fantastic beer.
    SortaAmbivalent likes this.
  18. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,170) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Verified

    yes and you should be able to get Peruvian Morning as most stores got a 2nd shipment... BBBW that will be harder to find..Illumination is great this year so good
    SortaAmbivalent and BottleCaps80 like this.
  19. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Advocate (635) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    on tap at buster's as of midnight last night.
  20. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Gonna try my first ever Illumination after work tonight. Stoked!
  21. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (865) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Verified

    You're gonna like!
    BottleCaps80 likes this.
  22. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Savant (335) Minnesota Jun 18, 2008

    It's a fantastic DIPA! One of my favorites!
    BottleCaps80 likes this.
  23. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,170) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Verified

    That one and Myrcenary are stellar
    will1256 and BottleCaps80 like this.
  24. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (700) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified

    Having the Illumination now, while cooking dinner. Amazing! May have to follow this up with a Mrycenary. Or save a bit of the Illumination and do a side by side!