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Hunahpu's Imperial Stout

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by menkros, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. CJS

    CJS Aficionado (190) Florida Oct 28, 2012

    Rare Dos was a monster. Any idea of if he will brew it again?
  2. stouts4me

    stouts4me Savant (360) Illinois Oct 9, 2011

    Really happy for this release. My first time down there, BIG road trip from Chicago. Will be bringing bunch 'o Bourbon County different beers for sippin' and tradin'. Hoping to land some extra Huna's to bring back to share with BA's and beer bud's up here. Cigar City or bust!
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  3. CJS

    CJS Aficionado (190) Florida Oct 28, 2012

    If you can bring down some RARE, Vanilla, Cherry, Cherry Rye, or Bramble we could do some dealing. Rare and Vanilla mainly.
  4. jgagne

    jgagne Savant (320) Kentucky Feb 23, 2011

    I sure hope so. He made it seem like he would :)
  5. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (760) Florida Feb 1, 2012

    It is being released 12/21
  6. sendsilk

    sendsilk Savant (490) Florida Aug 31, 2007

    RareR dos is being released 12/21, not Rare.
  7. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    I happen to be in Florida for the release (or close to it and decided I'm staying longer) of this but have no idea what to expect. It'll be my first beer release so is it a stand in line and hope to get some bottles or do they release tickets online to buy ahead of time? I've heard multiple things thrown out there and need some guidance
  8. ShaBizzle

    ShaBizzle Aficionado (135) Virginia Mar 27, 2010

    The Greatest Rapper Alive died on March 9th
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  9. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Savant (340) Florida Mar 16, 2012

    pretty glad i live in orlando. havent ever had huna so i guess i can make the hourish drive down there ;)
  10. So that 20 dollar bottle of beer is gonna cost some people how many hundreds? Then the limit is 2 bottles. What happens if you're to late for a wristband? Sounds like a pilgrimage. Is this beer really that good?
  11. I will be attending for the first time in march, I am wondering if it will be like a black Friday sale, stand in line and hope you get a chance to buy a bottle or do you purchase a ticket and just attend the event!? Cannot wait!!
  12. Sometimes the events are better then the beer itself.
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  13. That may be but were talkin' beer here. I would look for a trade or somebody to send me one if i could. It's just to much time and expense for 2 bottles of beer for me, but i live in Ca.
  14. CJS

    CJS Aficionado (190) Florida Oct 28, 2012

    The beer is that good. And the event is epic for great moments in beer culture history. I'm only speaking from experience. Hunahpu induced experience.
  15. Ok the beer is good...tell ya what. Send me a video of the Hunahpu experience and then i'll decide if i want to make the 6000 mile round trip next year. I hope there close to Disney World.
  16. badbeer

    badbeer Savant (460) Iowa Jun 19, 2005

    You're both right here. For you to travel across the country for two bottles, it's not worth it. The event though, much like other major releases, is way better than the actual beer. If you saw last years guest list, you'd be amazed. Having never been to Hunahpu's Day, I don't know if they allow bottle shares, but if it's anything like DLD or Darkness Day, you'll try more amazing beers than you could imagine. Is two bottles worth it? No. The two bottles, all the beers on draft, bottle shares, plus the overall experience? You tell me.
  17. If i traveled 6000 miles for beer, i would have a reservation waiting at the nut house as soon as i got home. I won't drive more than 10-15 miles for suds. Guest list? Who we talkin about? The Stones, Led Zeppelin maybe? It better be somebody that will make me laugh till i piss my pants. There's plenty of draft beer/events that are a whole lot closer to me than Florida. Besides all that, after travel expenses, i'd be broke and wouldn't have enough $ for the beer.:cool:
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  18. badbeer

    badbeer Savant (460) Iowa Jun 19, 2005

    You've got me all wrong! I'm not actually trying to convince you to spend the money to go. I'm just saying/agreeing with others that the event is the real draw. The last thing they need is another person in line.

    Grab some great beers you have, drink and enjoy while others are having a great time at Hunahpu's Day and trade for a bottle. You'll think you won for not having to travel across the country and wait in line for it, and they'll think they won for getting to drink all the great guest beers, having a great time, and getting the beers you sent.
  19. I gotcha bud, just sayin'. The only way anybody could convince me would be to pay my way. I really would like to get my hands on a bottle though, by all accounts it's the shit. I'll just sit here and suffer with my Victory Storm that i just popped. Cheers!:D
  20. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (760) Florida Feb 1, 2012

    How can the greatest rapper alive be dead?
  21. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Savant (360) Illinois Nov 27, 2010

    How the hell has this been around for an hour and no one has posted it? For shame!

    Per CCB's FB page:

    HUNAHPU'S DAY!

    We just had a big meeting regarding the details for Hunahpu's Day. We're still hammering a lot of stuff out but we can definitely say it'll be Saturday, March 9th, 2013, and there will definitely be beer to drink.

    If you've been to Hunahpu's Day in the past, what have your thoughts been?
  22. itk1

    itk1 Aficionado (110) Florida Aug 30, 2005

    I have always had a good time although its becoming more and more popular so the crowd can be an issue early on.
  23. shuajw

    shuajw Savant (485) Georgia Aug 12, 2007

    The date was announced 2 or 3 months ago
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  24. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Savant (360) Illinois Nov 27, 2010

    Well, if that is the case, then Zwanze Day is going to be on December 1st!
  25. Well with 5000 people showing up last year, myself included in a van with 5 other clowns, I am sure it is going to be extremely crowded again. However, hopefully Mr. Redner certainly pulls through and produces more bottles than last year so they can up the limit and provide for all. I have faith in him, he is awesome.
  26. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    There was a thread on this already but not sure where it went. Frankly don't feel like looking for it either.
  27. shuajw

    shuajw Savant (485) Georgia Aug 12, 2007

  28. Do I need to buy a ticket for this release or just show up?
  29. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Alabama Dec 19, 2012

    No info on how this year will work as of yet. Last year you needed to just show up, get in line for your Huna wristband and then buy beer tickets for the taps.
  30. Tried this year's Hunahpu today on a brewery tour. Its pretty awesome!
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  31. menkros

    menkros Aficionado (150) Illinois Dec 11, 2010

    I'm bringing a case of Three Floyd's famous Zombie dust down to Tampa. Also was thinking of some BCS but do you guys already have that in your distribution? I don't want bring sand to the beach so to speak. Lemme know anyone who lives in Tampa. Also pm me if you want some zombies.
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  32. Goose Island doe distribute to Florida now, but we didn't get any bcbs this year since we are new to their distribution.
  33. menkros

    menkros Aficionado (150) Illinois Dec 11, 2010

    I'll bring a case of bcbs if I get enough interest in trades on H day.
  34. Care to drop some off in NC on your way down?
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  35. I'm down! I'm flying in from NY.
  36. I fly free, so yeah... I will fly wherever my heart desires. :)
  37. Zombie Dust is awesome... and it should be on tap too... or at least if last years Three Floyds/CCB orgy was any indication.
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  38. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Advocate (600) Florida Sep 22, 2012

  39. I'm driving down 12 hours from North Mississippi with some friends for the first time.
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  40. menkros

    menkros Aficionado (150) Illinois Dec 11, 2010

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