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Dark Lord Day eve - Hampton in Munster

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by MaxSpang, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. hayesez

    hayesez Savant (275) Indiana Aug 29, 2005

    I remember that ;)
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  2. Well shit, since someone is bringing a '12 Box of Chocolate I just threw an '11 in with my beer. Why not?
  3. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    I just opened my '11 a month or so ago and the base beer came out a ton over fresh. Pretty tasty.
  4. raninator84

    raninator84 Aficionado (155) Ohio Sep 9, 2008

    Ok so tons of beer right? Should we bring some food to this event or are we just throwing caution to the wind? I would love to make my tee time for some DLD the next morning. Screw it! I can stumble to the brewery, nevermind! Disregard my previous statement and pour me another!
  5. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    I'm bringing two big ass bag of pretzels to share. I would probably recommend eating beforehand though
  6. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Me too!
  7. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    ISO: Pretzels & high five, FT: Pretzels
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  8. raymo55

    raymo55 Savant (465) Michigan Oct 3, 2011

    I have a Chicago BA buddy coming to the bottle share tonight but is still looking for a DLD ticket.....I sure he will mule or trade beer or whatever it takes. BM me if anyones plans fall through and have a ticket to offer

    Cheers
  9. kenm2118

    kenm2118 Savant (340) Illinois Apr 17, 2009

    Thanks Shawn. He is referring to me. Looking for a ticket or two. Willing to trade bottles or mule. Maybe a handy ;). Although, I do owe Shawn one already.
  10. richkrull

    richkrull Savant (450) Wisconsin Dec 4, 2010

    My wife said the 3 Hour Tour was the best beer she's ever had. Unfortunately they were out of growlers when we were there.
  11. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Probably arriving a little after 7. Had a few hiccups along the way, but we're back on track!
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  12. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (615) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    You are only building my anticipation of this weekend. It is now at a level that one would consider danger for my heart...
  13. dlello2

    dlello2 Savant (360) Illinois Nov 11, 2011

    ... Just had about 5 "samples" of flossmoor's pre-dark lord party beers. Headed to Eduardo's now for a bite to eat. Then the Hampton ... Such a good start to the weekend
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  14. ReTag

    ReTag Aficionado (155) Minnesota Apr 5, 2012

    Have an extra ticket. Message me. At Hampton now. Guy paid for it on bay, can't make it. Wants money back
  15. Eduardo's rocks. Good choice.
  16. rococola

    rococola Disciple (60) Texas Dec 25, 2010

    How late will y'all be going? The boyfriend and i are waiting on our food at 3 Floyds (probably a bad idea) just wondering if y'all will still be going in a couple hours.
  17. Jarpo

    Jarpo Aficionado (205) Missouri Feb 7, 2011

    I think you'll be fine.
  18. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (615) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    EVERYONE I met here was awesome Thanks for a great night guys! 6 hours and I'll be in line...
  19. rococola

    rococola Disciple (60) Texas Dec 25, 2010

    Hey guys. I left my tan trench coat in the room. If someone could grab it that would be great. Its tan. The tag says Bill Blass. It was on a chair close to the table facing the wall that was facing the parking lot.
    Please BM me. I will be at dark lord.
  20. rococola

    rococola Disciple (60) Texas Dec 25, 2010

    And cold without my coati
  21. zchall23

    zchall23 Savant (250) Texas Dec 19, 2009

    I have an extra c ticket let me know if you need one.
  22. Trizzly

    Trizzly Disciple (65) Indiana Sep 23, 2010

    BM Sent.
  23. richardflyr

    richardflyr Savant (330) Virginia Jul 28, 2009

    That tasting was epic. Met a lot of good guys. Hope you are all having a good DLD
  24. pics or it didn't happen........
  25. richardflyr

    richardflyr Savant (330) Virginia Jul 28, 2009

    http://imgur.com/pzZQZ
    My one wide shot before my phone died. I attempted to take a picture of each beer I tried.
  26. link isn't working. I'm dying to see the madness
  27. richardflyr

    richardflyr Savant (330) Virginia Jul 28, 2009

    Try now!
  28. Sweet baby Jesus.
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  29. zchall23

    zchall23 Savant (250) Texas Dec 19, 2009

    And that picture doesn't even do it justice! Best beer tasting I've ever seen or heard of. This doesn't show the 09-11 black Tuesday vert or the chocolate rain. Thank you everybody for being incredible!
  30. Have these left to trade tonight:

    2011 Southampton RIS
    2009 Olde Rabbits Foot
    Iron Hill RIS
    Black Damnation II mocha bomb
    JP Bambic

    Looking for some nice imp stouts.
  31. monitorpop

    monitorpop Advocate (505) Michigan Oct 28, 2007

    Wow, that was an awesome bottle share. Beatification, Chocolate Rain, 3 year vertical of Black Tuesday...

    This shows less than half of the bottles...

    [​IMG]
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  32. azdback

    azdback Advocate (625) Arizona Apr 2, 2004

    I want more pics!!
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  33. azdback

    azdback Advocate (625) Arizona Apr 2, 2004

    Come on boys, aren't you guys sober yet? Post some goddam pics!!!
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  34. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    I just wanna say thank you to everyone at the hotel! It was rad meeting a lot of you and giving away my pretzels. By far the most balls-to-the-wall tasting I have ever witnessed/been apart of.

    Black Tuesday vertical, Darkness vertical, CBS, Mexican Cake, Chocolate Rain.... So much more great beer, it was ridiculous. Behemoth on tap was pretty epic.

    Driving back to Ohio right now, I'll post videos soon.
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  35. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Great meeting many of you this weekend! I had a great time at the tasting Friday!
  36. ReTag

    ReTag Aficionado (155) Minnesota Apr 5, 2012

    Hop venom was well received
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  37. I'm glad it was shared with so many.:)

    Carbonation hold up?
  38. ReTag

    ReTag Aficionado (155) Minnesota Apr 5, 2012

    Very well. Was perfect
  39. richardflyr

    richardflyr Savant (330) Virginia Jul 28, 2009

    Oh I wanted to know: who was the monster that brought Ghost Scorpion? That ruined my palate for at least 15 minutes! Haha
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