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In the spirit of the holidays, "I wish ____ brewery would ____."

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by fernz18, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. I wish Flying Fish would bring Exit 11 back and make it a year-round beer.
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  2. skcusab

    skcusab Disciple (50) Dec 28, 2012

    I wish brewers/breweries would realize that bigger is not always better and I wish that people never began to trade beer (that was when this industry stopped being fun)
  3. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (700) Virginia May 28, 2010 Beer Trader

    they do... kinda
  4. I wish Troegs would make Nugget Nectar year-round.
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  5. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (890) California Nov 16, 2009 Beer Trader

    I wish that the Bruery would make a base stout at about 8%

  6. Porkhustle

    Porkhustle Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012

    I wish Founders would brew a lager instead of calling out others for making them.

    I wish Victory would re-institute their seasonals and quit using Headwaters as an excuse to not do so.

    I wish Sierra Nevada would become less IPA-centric

    I wish Sam Adams would drop BL from the variety packs

    I wish Bell's would lose their "Fuck NY" attitude and not make us the only state in the east to be Bell-less

    I wish Troegs would redesign themselves

    I wish Cigar City would be organized and consistent

    I wish Blue Point would make better beer

    I wish Greenport Harbor would fail and make room for a less greedy brewery

    I wish Saranac would ask their customers which beer they brew are good and which are not, and then act accordingly

    I wish Anderson Valley would lower their prices

    I wish Stone could tell me in their own words why Ruination is 10 dollars in California and 23 in NY

    I wish every brewery would take the task of brewing a really tasty and unique brown ale

    I wish someone would buck the trend and do something that no one else is doing, or better yet, revitalize a lagging style
  7. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Aficionado (225) Virginia Nov 23, 2012

    Interesting, I have not seen any of their products in VA. What part of VA have you seen CCB?
  8. I think they used to.
  9. vikinghick

    vikinghick Aficionado (150) California Feb 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Yes. Yes. And why stop at five?
  10. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (700) Virginia May 28, 2010 Beer Trader

    Richmond - extremely limited though, hence the "kinda"
  11. I wish Captain Lawrence would restart distro to WNY....
    Rochester mainly !!!!
  12. I was told this was happening. Could be here within a week or two.
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  14. Guess I get my wish !!!!
  15. Derranged

    Derranged Advocate (555) New York Mar 7, 2010

    I wish a brewery would give me lots of free beer.
  16. I wish to have your wish stricken from the record
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  17. Shagtastic

    Shagtastic Savant (345) Indiana Jul 30, 2011

    I wish breweries would quit skipping Indiana and going to Ohio and Illinois without giving us a second thought
  18. Deadm8

    Deadm8 Aficionado (140) Illinois Sep 28, 2010 Beer Trader

    I wish 3 Floyds would fill growlers of all of their on tap offerings..... Like they used to!!
  19. skcusab

    skcusab Disciple (50) Dec 28, 2012

    Sorry man, I know my opinion might be shared by few but I really feel the glory days of craft brewing have passed (other than supporting local brewers, breweries, etc.) and in my opinion one of the culprits was beer trading.
  20. I wish Selinsgrove would bottle their fruit, pumpkin, coffee, ipa, ... beers
  21. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    In the spirit of the holidays I wish Avery brewing would barrel age tweek / mephaddict.
  22. I wish that my favorite Italian breweries would make t-shirts so I can spread the joy! :D
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  23. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Aficionado (225) Virginia Nov 23, 2012

    Thanks! I will definitely be on the lookout when I grab my hardywood products.
  24. raynmoon

    raynmoon Advocate (630) Colorado Aug 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    I wish every brewery would be better at dating their bottles. Except for Firestone Walker of course.

    It's a never ending cycle. They think it shouldn't be dated in order to sell it as "fresh" and not scare off a customer, but it sits because it has no date on it.
  25. What were these 'glory days' like? Because if they didn't afford BA's the opportunity to create relationships with other great BA's by exchanging brews they otherwise would have no shot at enjoying, then I would contend the glory days were not so glorious.

    I wish Ithaca Brewery would produce Brute again, since I have never had any.
  26. raynmoon

    raynmoon Advocate (630) Colorado Aug 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    I wish Lagunitas would put Hop Stoopid into 6 packs.
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  27. BOTW confirmed today Capt Lawrence in WNY January 2013 !!!
  28. I have never had any CL. Is that Spéciale Noël picture at your home?
  29. mcrago

    mcrago Savant (405) Indiana Oct 6, 2012

    I wish Three Floyds would send me a Dark Lord golden ticket.
  30. I wish Cigar City and Bell's would expand their distribution to upstate NY.
  31. Sadly no the pic was one I found online.. I have never tried the beer before.
  32. Bakker

    Bakker Savant (340) Illinois Aug 1, 2010 Beer Trader

    I think you're only allowed one wish!
  33. Handle

    Handle Savant (415) North Carolina Mar 16, 2009

    I wish The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery would brew a Rauchbier.
  34. Shmuffalo

    Shmuffalo Savant (420) Pennsylvania Feb 26, 2012 Beer Trader

    I wish Cigar City Cafe Con Leche was available in Pittsburgh. Its an incredible sweet stout. Of course, I'd welcome all cigar city offerings, but that one in particular was delicious.
  35. IHyphySF

    IHyphySF Savant (330) California Nov 21, 2011 Beer Trader

    I wish Cantillon was able to produce enough bottles to become a "shelf beer" and be available to everyone.

    And also wish Russian River would go back to the 750ml bottle format.
  36. Bakker

    Bakker Savant (340) Illinois Aug 1, 2010 Beer Trader

    I wish Goose Island made King Henry this past year, and I hope they bring it back this coming year.
  37. I wish THEY ALL delivered to my house in another country. ;)
  38. pittsburghkid66

    pittsburghkid66 Savant (345) Indiana Dec 24, 2009 Beer Trader

    Me too, preferably on ebay.
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  39. pittsburghkid66

    pittsburghkid66 Savant (345) Indiana Dec 24, 2009 Beer Trader

    No kidding, would actually give us in Indiana something to trade.
  40. I wish Rogue would just stop. At least for a while. I mean, really, Rogue, you're getting out of control.