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Half Acre & 3 Floyds: SheWolf

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by Nachos4two, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. Gonzoillini

    Gonzoillini Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    No the growlers are not counter pressure filled (unless something has drastically changed in the past month or so).

    However, in my personal experience, they will last at least 4-5 days in the fridge. If I was trading one I'd recommend my trading partner drink it ASAP though.

    Cheers!
  2. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    This won't be as crazy. I wouldn't be surprised if it lasts through the weekend. Plus it'll go into distribution in the city.
  3. eorwar

    eorwar Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Thanks guys!
  4. da_bulls

    da_bulls Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Thanks for the info, if I get a hold of one on Wednesday I plan to bring it to a tasting the following Saturday.
  5. Gonzoillini

    Gonzoillini Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    If possible, bring a cooler with you so it stays cold from brewery to your house and if you have a swing top growler to fill even better.

    However, even without these two helpful additions, you should have no problem with that growler if you get it on Wednesday and open it 3 days later.

    Cheers!
  6. immobilisme

    immobilisme Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Not to hype this beer against my better judgment, but I prefer Shewolf to GDDC by a wide margin.
  7. iadler

    iadler Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    That sir is blasphemy! ;)

    I've actually not had Shewolf before, but GDDC just dominates any other offering I've had from Half Acre thus far. Guess I'm even more excited to go to the release now.
  8. danimalarkey

    danimalarkey Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Per Half Acre's website:


    Doing the math... that's 3,240 bottles. Assuming everyone picks up the maximum of 4, looks like enough for ~800 people.
  9. Lansman

    Lansman Member

    Location:
    Washington
    This was the line at 12:30 today (Wednesday). Upon leaving about an hour later, the line was approximately the same length (the line moved very slowly).

    [​IMG]
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  10. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Looking for some to grab a couple Shewolf's for me if possible....
    Due to my kids being sick I am unable to get to the brewery and wondering if your going if you can grab a couple for me, Thanks in advance
  11. jegross2

    jegross2 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Hey look, you can see me in the pic! haha.
  12. jegross2

    jegross2 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Sorry i couldnt be of more help :(
  13. ChicagoJohn

    ChicagoJohn Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I can see me too!

    I'm the guy in the blue button up with the two growlers in my hand. I am right next to the guy in the green shirt.. My buddy (who I had no idea was in line until we got to the front) is in the yellow shirt with his roommate and her friend (two girls, one of them brought her two kids). We might as well have BeerAdvocate decals to identify ourselves a bit better. Heh. Kidding but I bet next time I go to a release, I'll just ask the people around me if they post on BA.
  14. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I...don't...understand.
  15. dmsulli

    dmsulli Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Any line update? I'm heading there in an hour or so.
  16. bootlegger1929

    bootlegger1929 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I just left there 15 minutes ago. Line was about three or four People. Got my 3 bottles and a taster and left in less than 10 minutes. Plenty left at that time too. Stacks of cases and the whole. Poker wa still practically full.
  17. JmH

    JmH Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    hypehypehype!
  18. ChicagoJohn

    ChicagoJohn Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I assume growler fills are completely out, right?
  19. bootlegger1929

    bootlegger1929 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Sorry. Not poker. Cooler.
  20. bootlegger1929

    bootlegger1929 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    They were still filling growlers as far as I could tell. Nothing was out of stock.
  21. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Did they lower the limit?
  22. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    No, it was 4 bottles per. I got there at 1:45 and the line was only what could fit inside. Not bad at all.
  23. bootlegger1929

    bootlegger1929 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    No. It's still 4. I just only wanted 3. Originally went for 2 but decided on 3.
  24. Slayer32

    Slayer32 Member

    Location:
    Indiana
    Just left a minute ago. 1 person waiting in line. The shelves are full of bombers but they are on their last keg. They said they sent a large amount of it to FFF.
  25. ravot

    ravot Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    also just tweeted, no more growlers. enough bombers.
  26. Lansman

    Lansman Member

    Location:
    Washington
    If FFF sells it, will it be $15 there vs. $10 at Half Acre?

    (Half kidding)
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  27. Askchucky

    Askchucky Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I am stuck at work and can probably make it tonight but not sure how long it will last. If someone can get me 2 bottles, I will pay you for the bottles and as an added bonus! I will be traveling to San Fran next week and there will be 1 or 2 bottles of Russian River brew with your name on them. Can't promise is Pliny, but I'll see what wholefoods has. If this works please BM me.
  28. davidbowers13

    davidbowers13 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Plenty of bottles left. I anticipate it will last through today and (hopefully) into the weekend.
  29. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Not sure that FFF is getting bombers as well. I'm just assuming kegs.
  30. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I'd assume this as well.
  31. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    They tweeted no more growler fills.
  32. da_bulls

    da_bulls Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Sweeeet! I can't make it today but i'll be there at noon tomorrow when they open.
  33. ravot

    ravot Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Stopped about 40 min ago. Plenty of bombers. Little birds told me they a saw a case or two of big hugs and thunder n son in the walk in cooler.
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  34. ravot

    ravot Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    sorry to give false hopes.

    these cases were hidden in the walk in cooler for employees only. someone walked in, and a buddy saw them in there in a corner. maybe for future sell? definitely not now though.
  35. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Never had either and look forward to trying these.
  36. ravot

    ravot Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    hugs isgood. T&S is excellent. i have one in my fridge i've been meaning to crack open. soon.
  37. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I'm sure I was there about the same time as you. There was quite a bit when I left. There's no doubt it will be available most of the day tomorrow if not into Friday and possibly the weekend.
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  38. dgugliuzza

    dgugliuzza Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Yeah, I got there around 5:30. There was no line and only a few people in the shop. Thew cooler was fully stocked. I would highly recommend this beer for what it's worth. So citrusy and delicious.
  39. jln83

    jln83 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    i saw those bottles awhile ago... i asked, and they are never going to be for sale. they are for employees, and to see how they age. sometimes breweries hold onto things to see how they hold up overtime, kind of like cellaring. i wouldn't get hopes up for buying those older beers, but who knows?
  40. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    never tried Thunder n Son, but Hugs is fantastic fresh. its annual, so you can get it this winter. I'm hoping they do Wild America again, or some other barleywine.

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