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Dark Horse 4 Elf Party

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by ROBSTARR, Nov 13, 2012.

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  1. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    I'll be Santa the Pirate, stabbing any scallywag linejumpers with my sword or grabbing them with my hook hand.
     
  2. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Sounds difficult, but I'd probably fap to it.
     
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  3. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (350) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    Drive by fapping?
     
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  4. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Rook.
     
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  5. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (365) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    As stated above, there is NO need to get there super early (or camp out or any of the other bullshit that ruined KBS day).

    Be smart and be respectful and don't ruin yet another beer party / release.
     
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  6. mishuggah

    mishuggah Savant (275) Illinois Jul 14, 2009

    Hook this guy up. But, make sure he promises to wear something when he goes to bed :eek:
     
  7. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    I know there was a lot of bitching/bickering/boasting in the threads surrounding KBS day, but I remember the actual event itself being pretty fun (other than the fact that it was balls cold). How was it "ruined"? I'm confuse.
     
  8. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (410) Illinois May 6, 2012

    And make sure he brings his own pillows...
     
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  9. ravot

    ravot Savant (460) Illinois Mar 20, 2012

    haha looks like my ride is expired as well. damnit.

    well here i am being a slut again. any chicagoans leaving saturday and have space for one awesome dude that may or may not wear clothes for yah the way over? i can pitch in for gas....
     
  10. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (365) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    Is that a serious question? All of that madness (fueled by the campers and "hypers" in my opinion) caused them to change to ticketed releases.... and now all that fun you had will never happen again.

    If 4 elf turns in to the same kind of shitshow, another fun event is going to also be ruined for the future.
     
  11. WITTBEER

    WITTBEER Savant (255) Illinois Jan 12, 2008

    Not to change the subject, but is anyone going to Eccentric Day at Bell's on Friday? I figure I can dress like an elf both days and kill two birds with one stone.
     
  12. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    DLD turned into a ticketed event and, IMO, has been just as fun, if not more so, than the previous, unticketed years...

    Just sayin'.
     
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  13. TomD

    TomD Aficionado (115) Pennsylvania Nov 26, 2012

    Is it poor etiquette to ask someone who doesn't want to buy their full allottment of BBL Plead the 5th to grab a few extras for me?
     
  14. sarro

    sarro Savant (345) Michigan May 12, 2009

    But it's still one day to attend whereas Founders' releases will be spread out (which is fine by me though -- you can't manage or satisfy the overwhelming demand of craft beer nowadays).
     
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  15. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Ah, didn't realize they were doing it like the Bolt Cutter release. My mistake. Carry on.
     
  16. travMI13

    travMI13 Savant (355) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    If I wake up Saturday morning, and I read that there were 300 people in line by some ridiculous hour, I'm going to be legitimately pissed off. Go between 11 & 3 like the brewery says, get your token, & get ready for a good time.

    Honestly, I've never seen a "community" that does so much to hurt itself.
     
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  17. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (410) Illinois May 6, 2012

    Nothing has been confirmed by Founders as to what they are going to do other than it will be ticketed. Since KBS was always more of an event than their other releases, maybe it will be an all day event. Only speculation is around at this point.
     
  18. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Can't wait for 4 Elves with some drive by fapping
     
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  19. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    I retract my last statement (if it turns out to be untrue). Otherwise, I stand by what I said. ;)
     
  20. BUNZILLA

    BUNZILLA Champion (770) Indiana Jan 14, 2011

    I've never had a bad time or felt like my experience was ruined at a beer release. 2012 KBS day is ticketed event because a 1000+ people showed up not because people lined up early. Before KBS day founders posted they didnt mind if people camped or got in line early. They simply don't want 1000 people to show up if they only have beer for 250. These events are so easy to have fun at if you have a positive mentality :)
     
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  21. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (430) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    I would post the video of Hold Steady's 'Stay Positive' but the thread would get locked down.
     
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  22. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Every time I pass the local highschool.
     
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  23. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (350) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    Giggity.
     
  24. My wife and I will be there. 60 beers on tap and free food. I will be the one dressed as Shaggy - the wife as Velma. Free Scooby Snacks for everyone.
     
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  25. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (350) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    RUT ROH, RAGGGY!
     
  26. Weter

    Weter Aficionado (165) Michigan Oct 24, 2011

    Why is it less expensive to buy 6x BBPt5 4-packs than a case?
     
  27. Here is the price and allotment list for the special release bottles, just posted by Dark Horse... Looks like I'm gonna be spending a lot of money!

    Special Bottled Beer Release Availability (Limited Quantities):
    2011 4 Elf Winter Ale: 19 cases / 2 – 4 pack limit – $13 a 4 pack/$4 a bottle
    2012 4 Elf Winter Ale: 180 cases – no limit – $70 a case/$12 a 4 pack/$3.50 a bottle
    2011 BBL Plead the 5th: 9 cases / 1 – 4 pack limit – $26 a 4 pack/$7 a bottle
    2012 BBL Plead the 5th: 432 cases / 2 case limit – $130 a case/$22 a 4 pack/$6 a bottle
    Monster 29 (Imperial Barleywine): 37 cases/1 – 4 pack limit – $26 a 4 pack/$7 a bottle
    BBL Monster 29 (Imperial Barleywine): 73 cases (750ml bottles)/2-4 pack limit – $30 a 4 pack/ $8 a bottle
    MMMMM (Chocolate Rye Porter – (Rye Whiskey BBL Aged): 33 cases (750ml Bottles)/3 bottle limit – $15 a bottle
    Ginger in Your Pants (Imperial Red – Rye Whiskey BBL Aged): 33 Cases (750 ml bottles)/3 bottle limit – $15 a bottle
    Militiagan (Potable Oat Wine – Angels Envy BBL Aged): 33 cases (750ml bottles)/3 bottle limit – $15 a bottle
    King of the forest: 67 cases (750ml bottles)/4 bottle limit – $15 a bottle
    Aigre plead the 5th: 33 cases (750ml bottles)/3 bottle limit – $15 a bottle
    Whiskey Richard: 33 cases (750ml bottles)/3 bottle limit -$15 a bottle
    Lambeak wants dragon fruit: 33 cases (750ml bottles)/3 bottle limit – $16 a bottle
    Lambeak wants blood orange: 33 cases (750ml bottles)/3 bottle limit – $16 a bottle
     
  28. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (365) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    I think there's a typo on BB Monster bottle size... those are supposed to be 12 oz.
     
  29. raymo55

    raymo55 Savant (475) Michigan Oct 3, 2011

    $30 for a 4 pack BB Monster29 in 750s.....score!!!!
     
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  30. Lansman

    Lansman Savant (400) Illinois Mar 19, 2011

    Monster 29 (Imperial Barleywine): 37 cases/1 – 4 pack limit – $26 a 4 pack/$7 a bottle
    BBL Monster 29 (Imperial Barleywine): 73 cases (750ml bottles)/2-4 pack limit – $30 a 4 pack/ $8 a bottle

    Something seems off here? Can't imagine there being 4 packs of 750s. I'm going to assume BBL Monster 29 is in 12oz bottles, correct?
     
  31. raymo55

    raymo55 Savant (475) Michigan Oct 3, 2011

    No...just go with it!
     
  32. Weter

    Weter Aficionado (165) Michigan Oct 24, 2011

    Edit -- nevermind, apparently it was a typo.
     
  33. BeRanger

    BeRanger Savant (485) Michigan Dec 11, 2011

    That list makes me hate my life.
    God damn weddings in Orlando during 4Elf.
     
  34. I have no clue how I won't be broke after this.
     
  35. thetomG

    thetomG Savant (430) Illinois Feb 17, 2010

    wallet already screaming with pain.
     
  36. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    It isn't. 4 pks are $22. Six 4 pks would be $132.
     
  37. Weter

    Weter Aficionado (165) Michigan Oct 24, 2011

    Yup, edited my post. They had originally posted the price of a case at $139.
     
  38. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Savant (350) Michigan Mar 14, 2011

    If anybody doesn't have enough money to get all of their Monster and BB Monster, let me know. I'm sure we can work out a deal that'll help us both.

    Having said that, I will not have sex with old ladies or deal with beartraps. Those are my two bugaboos.
     
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  39. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    There's a big issue here. I want everything they're selling.
     
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  40. BeRanger

    BeRanger Savant (485) Michigan Dec 11, 2011

    I had made a wishlist and then realize I could have saved time just copy and pasting the entire allotment into a document with the title, "I'll take anything I can get"
     
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