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Goose Island Coffee and Cherry

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by Mista, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Bay01

    Bay01 Savant (435) Illinois Nov 19, 2008

    Contrasting your finding a King Henry with your avatar is funny.
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  2. Bad_Trader

    Bad_Trader Initiate (0) Namibia Nov 8, 2012

    I may go bareback on a steed now and again, but I'm no cowboy.

    Yep, case of Cherry. You're a pillar to the BA Community.

    "Whales-Bro" was facetious. Actually, I take that back, it was sarcastic, as facetious wit is earned, and you have yet to do that.

    Either way, you have been trying to trade multiples of each several times unsuccessfully for some time now, so your continued failure to reach a deal, coupled with your cheery disposition will get you far I'm sure.

    Also, if you "Hate shipping" I don't see what someone in MA's ability to order Cantillon from Belgium has to do with anything.

    By all means, order all the loons in pajottenland yourself then. Piece of cake right? Click that mouse.
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  3. chuckycheese

    chuckycheese Aficionado (170) Maine Feb 18, 2010

    Confirmed you wild stallion, case case of Cheery.... or maybe 5 or 6? Leave you guessing on that.

    Seems like you're keeping track of me on here, don't bother. Aquiring beer, and then trading said beer goes down all the time. Yeah I traded all types of multiples of a whole lotta beer, not just cherry or bcbs in the last week.....prolly keep doing too.

    You're kinda dense too, huh? Let me go over the Cantillon/BCBS thing again. Maybe somebody between here and Mass, where I travel semi-frequently, has a bunch of Cantillon for whatever reason but can't locate or doesn't want to purchase any BCBS for whatever reason....but they do want some BCBS and I want some Cantillon....that's when something called a trade happens, get it?
  4. Shagtastic

    Shagtastic Initiate (0) Indiana Jul 30, 2011

    For someone trying hard to get a trade done your're sure coming off as pretty arrogant. Could this be a reason you dont have your loons yet? I know for a fact that at this point you could offer me a case for one loon and I probably wouldn't bite just on the way you've acted superior to everyone else.
  5. chuckycheese

    chuckycheese Aficionado (170) Maine Feb 18, 2010

    I'm not trying to get any trade done. They happen or they don't. Plenty do.
  6. I swear i'm having the hardest time trading for some bcbs. How's the cherry rye stuff tasting compared to the original?
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  7. Bad_Trader

    Bad_Trader Initiate (0) Namibia Nov 8, 2012

    I am pretty dense, thanks for noticing.

    Yeah, your "In person only" is actually "In person anywhere between Portland and Mass"

    I'm sure everyone else (who aren't as dense as I ) would clearly deduce that.

    You win sir. I can't argue with someone I feel this sorry for.
  8. chuckycheese

    chuckycheese Aficionado (170) Maine Feb 18, 2010

    I just wanna offer congrats on your 29th day on the site. We should trade sometime, really.
  9. stouts4me

    stouts4me Savant (360) Illinois Oct 9, 2011

    That is an amazingstumbleupongold find. Ejoy that shit - so damn good!
  10. Bad_Trader

    Bad_Trader Initiate (0) Namibia Nov 8, 2012

    If only you didn't "Hate Shipping"
  11. MadTown22

    MadTown22 Zealot (90) Wisconsin Feb 4, 2012

    Rare>Coffee>Cherry

    Call me crazy, wasn't a fan of the Cherry Rye.
  12. Oops missed the extra C. That's crazy!!
  13. DevilsCups

    DevilsCups Savant (330) New York Mar 3, 2010

    It's all good, acronyms rule this site nowadays haha. Yeah, we got a good amount of it. Doubt the same will be true for Cherry Rye.
  14. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012


    Where is Bramble in that???

    I am at ( without tasting Cherry Rye ) Rare > Bramble >= Vanilla > Coffee > Straight.
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  15. Franch

    Franch Advocate (540) New York Mar 22, 2011

    do they put these on the shelf or do you have to ask? their beer section is so small and there's never employees anywhere...
  16. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Savant (405) New York Jun 21, 2012

    Have to ask - they always keep their "limit" beers stored away in the back room
  17. Franch

    Franch Advocate (540) New York Mar 22, 2011

    who do you ask in columbus circle? just a random employee?
  18. Bonis

    Bonis Savant (410) Ohio Jul 28, 2010

    Haven't tried it, but the cherry rye stout doesn't sound good. Cherry in a stout is never good. Is this a sour beer?

    Can't wait for the next BCBS release, Wheat Blood Sausase Orange Chestnut... mmmmm.
  19. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (615) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    Have you had this year's coffee? Its very polarizing but I LOVE it compared to last years coffee
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  20. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Savant (405) New York Jun 21, 2012

    CC is the busiest WF's i've been to, so your best option will be to just ask anyone. and if you can't find anyone, then go to someone behind the counter. They should at least be able to locate someone for you.
  21. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    No - just 11'. One on the way soon though!
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  22. bradner

    bradner Savant (340) Illinois Dec 26, 2007

    Did you think that maybe he received two and is holding one for next year?
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  23. When I went it was on the shelf to the right of the fridge. However, whenever I can't find anything, I usually ask one of the guys working there or at the On Tap section (usually they'll keep bombers and single bottles of more limited releases in the fridge over there) and they're generally nice enough to look for some in the back if it's not on display.
  24. mjpolzin

    mjpolzin Aficionado (225) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2011

    Coffee and Cherry Rye finally hit the Madison, WI area today. Picked up a bottle of the coffee but the cherry rye just didn't sound appealing to me so I passed on that.
  25. repivk

    repivk Zealot (85) Minnesota Dec 8, 2012

    For the life of me I have been unable to get a cherry rye. Most stores in my area got one bottle...
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  26. Lukaduke

    Lukaduke Aficionado (160) Maine May 22, 2012


    Cases of BCBS up and down the state... I dont think so try 15 total cases that sold out in a week from distributor and anywhere from a day to a week sold out in all but one store in the greater portland area. I would not really say there is that much here... and if you are the person who walked in said bottle shop and bought a case of Cherry Rye BCS from the owner who had no idea what they were selling you... it kind of sucks that not even the beer buyer there or any of the regulars even got a shot at one of those bottles.
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  27. Crookdrain

    Crookdrain Savant (385) New York Jan 13, 2010

    Tons of BC Coffee at Eagle Provisions on 18th and 5th ave in Park Slope (but kind of pricey at $18/bottle). They had about 30 - 40 bottles easy. No Cherry Rye though.

    Also saw some Bolt Cutter there for $33/bottle. Ridiculous price, so I passed up on it. They had a few bottles left.

    Oh and Brooklyn Black Ops just came in, but it's $30/bottle. Hate the mark-up in Park Slope.
  28. Msknutson

    Msknutson Initiate (20) Dec 9, 2012

    Too bad mn got so little of the cherry rye. Sounded good.
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  29. I am noticing some posting that a Cherry Rye stout does not sound good, but I had one paired with BBQ from Smoque on the north side and I have to say that it was mighty tasty and in one year it will be EPIC!!!
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  30. David_F

    David_F Aspirant (40) Sweden Aug 4, 2012

    BCBS Coffee just hit Philly. Found bottles for $30....wtf?
  31. nicnut45

    nicnut45 Savant (290) Illinois Jan 6, 2007

    Allright you dont have to tell what store you found KH in. But where in the store did you find it? Was it buried behind some bottles? Behind the counter? Did they even realize what they had? Ive dreamed of stumbling across a bottle of KH.
  32. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Savant (420) Indiana Oct 19, 2006

    One store I went to and asked for any GI variants and the beer guy brought me out the KH. But lightning struck twice, the second store I went to had them right out on the shelf in plain sight for everyone to see. I asked about limits and they said one per customer. I paid $13.26 including tax for the second bottle. BTW, I did let some friends know it was on the shelf and they are now proud owners of their own shelf walez! I thought about doin' a Jesse James when I saw the 6 btls on the shelf, but reason won out over want. :D
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  33. joehill

    joehill Aficionado (160) New York Apr 11, 2008

    You should join the PS Food Coop! Whoever does the beer buying has been getting great beer lately. They currently have a ton of Bolt Cutter for $18.66/bottle.
  34. RelentlessLefty

    RelentlessLefty Savant (275) Iowa Nov 1, 2012

    I cant imagine paying $30 a bottle for BCBCS. I paid $17 here. bought three. Can't wait to try to one tonight. Bolt cutter is not worth $33 even if you cant find it anywhere. Its flooded the market here and you can get it anywhere, and the most i have seen it sit on the shelves for is $22
  35. Crookdrain

    Crookdrain Savant (385) New York Jan 13, 2010

    I was a member a while ago, but it was too far away (I live in Bay Ridge) and instead we joined the fledgling Bay Ridge Food Co-Op, which is currently operating as a buying club, sans beer. I'd gladly pay you the $18.66 if you could pick me up a bottle though.
  36. Jiatlas

    Jiatlas Aficionado (180) Indiana Jul 5, 2012

    got a few bottles of each, message me if youd like to trade. thanks
  37. Vav

    Vav Savant (485) Illinois Jul 27, 2008

    Very incorrect. The final number was 96 BBLS.

    Distribution. If a salesperson was allocated two cases and only had one store that wanted it, taadaa.


    Honestly, not this time. I just got the one. I'm trying my damndest to get another one to take care of some customers.
  38. Jagen

    Jagen Aficionado (135) Illinois Oct 1, 2012

    I wonder how many of those 96 BBLs made it to stores? I figure they had to make a decent number of kegs (probably 1/6ers?) and save some bottles for future events...if all those BBLs made it into cases that'd be about 850 cases
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  39. foobula

    foobula Savant (330) Illinois Dec 14, 2009

    Wouldn't it be 1443 cases? Wikipedia says 31 gal/barrel. So 96 x 31 x 128 (oz per gal) ÷ 22 ÷ 12 = 1443.
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  40. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Savant (270) Illinois Sep 19, 2012

    Yes, that is what my math tells me also.

    Which, if true, means GI still has LOTS of Cherry to release.

    EDIT: Rough estimate = 102 counties in Illinois x 3 cases per county(average, Cook got more obviously, but some got none) = ~306 cases distributed so far for Illinois -

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