Hal Acre Double Daisy Cutter

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Mandark, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Tons still left and zero line.
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  2. jegross2

    jegross2 Champion (750) Illinois Jan 3, 2010 Verified

    True that. Me and a friend just picked up a shit ton of their tulips. Those might run out before the dbl daisy cutter ;)
  3. to compare to this to DLD is insane... DLD sells about 6k tickets... this had about a hundred people at the open of the place.. yes i was there and yes it was handeled well.. but if they got DLD numbers they would explode..
  4. trginter

    trginter Savant (390) Michigan Dec 1, 2008

    Anyone want to pick me up a bottle?
  5. Wasn't comparing to DLD at all. More like the average trip to Munster to pick up Zombie Dust.
  6. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Don't go during peak hours Friday thru Sunday?

    Also, they STILL have ZD available.
  7. Kind of hard for a lot of people to get there at other times, which is why they're peak hours. I'm not bashing FFF, obviously I wouldn't go if I had a huge problem with how they do things; but the whole too-cool-for-school vibe rubs me the wrong way, and is certainly in contrast to what I experienced at Half Acre today.
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  8. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    I've had some great experiences at FFF, at least with the brewpub when its not the anniversary party. The capacity limit is beyond their control. They're currently building a to go shop area with a growler station so that will alleviate some of the traffic issues.

    And yes, Half Acre and FFF are night and day from one another. However, I love them both.
  9. pippys85

    pippys85 Aficionado (210) Illinois Mar 15, 2011 Verified

    super smooth nicely done. coffee and ddc samples made it even better.
  10. Mandark

    Mandark Savant (315) Illinois Apr 8, 2008

    "super smooth nicely done" is a very apt description. Comparing it to DLD is unfair in terms of the volume of traffic, however, Half Acre had staff consistently walking the line and informing people of the cash only vs. credit card lines and that simple step in itself was a huge help. My first DLD was in 2009 and while there a lot less people then in subsequent years even then there wasn't the level of friendly, helpful and knowledgeable folks working the event that HA employed today. I love both breweries, too, but I got a better, more welcoming, thanks-alot-for-coming, vibe today than I've ever received from FFF.
  11. C2H5

    C2H5 Savant (470) Illinois Jan 7, 2012 Verified

    Anyone know if they will be selling it again on tuesday?
  12. Khazadum

    Khazadum Savant (395) Illinois Apr 29, 2010

    Sitting on shelf at Lincoln park binnys for 7.99. Tell Adam CVS rich says hi.
  13. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Advocate (690) Illinois Feb 8, 2010 Verified

    They should have some left. For reference, here's what their supply looked like at 2:00 when the line had died down:


    And while I was at the counter, they put out probably 10 more cases.
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  14. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    There were around 10 cases on the floor and the cooler was well stocked right at 5pm last night.
  15. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Savant (365) Illinois Jan 13, 2012

    Love Half Acre and love the DDC! Went at 3 yesterday had some samples and bought my 4 bottles of DDC. Gabriel and staff r always friendly and helpful. Much props to Half Acre on another successful release.
  16. dmsulli

    dmsulli Savant (315) Illinois Jan 30, 2012 Verified

    Not sure where you're getting that information from. Adam himself says its not on shelves.
  17. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Advocate (665) Illinois Nov 26, 2011 Verified

    HA tested today no more Growlers.
  18. Khazadum

    Khazadum Savant (395) Illinois Apr 29, 2010

    Than in the last 24 hours someone bought a case of Daly Double for 7.99 a bottle. I was in there yesterday.
  19. Zenasdassman

    Zenasdassman Aficionado (145) Illinois Feb 25, 2011 Verified

    Was there about an hour ago. Had a lot left in the cooler as well as about 8-10 cases out in the open. Everyone should be good for the rest of the day. No rush whatsoever.
  20. dman127

    dman127 Savant (320) Illinois Jul 11, 2011 Verified Subscriber

    Went there at noon today when they opened. Had at least 25 cases of DDC left. Can't wait to try it out! They also had Cipher in bombers.
  21. HopsMatt

    HopsMatt Savant (470) Kentucky Dec 1, 2011

    Did anyone pick up extra to trade? :)

    I was up there on the 21st and got some Daisy Cutter. It was awesome. Now Im all out :(
  22. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    Is this still around? Need to grab some bottles for a friend
  23. Khazadum

    Khazadum Savant (395) Illinois Apr 29, 2010

    When I was there last night at 5pm they had about 15-20 case boxes on the floor. Can't imagine it is gone today.
  24. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    Wicked, thanks Richard
  25. dave2134

    dave2134 Aspirant (45) Illinois Feb 16, 2012

    anyone know if its still around?
  26. bradner

    bradner Savant (395) Illinois Dec 26, 2007 Verified

    There is plenty left. Also, still a 4 bottle limit today. They think it may last until the weekend.
  27. dave2134

    dave2134 Aspirant (45) Illinois Feb 16, 2012

    great thanks for the update