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Iowa Rumors?

Discussion in 'US - Midwest' started by mdwalsh, Oct 30, 2012.

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  1. mdwalsh

    mdwalsh Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Just wondering what, if any rumors are out there re: Iowa?

    I've heard Deschutes might be coming soon-ish, and that there's ANOTHER brewery coming to Ankeny and maybe Perry also. Anyone have anything else?
  2. JediMatt

    JediMatt Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    There was a Lagunitas rumor floating around a while ago, but it's been a long time since I've heard any whisperings about that...
  3. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Lagunitas should be happening, but, not until the Chicago brewery is built.
  4. RPS

    RPS Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Deschutes is a recent rumor I've heard floating around but haven't heard anything more lately.

    The Lagunitas rumor has been all over the place: first they were just looking then they were confirmed then they pulled out for unknown reasons and not it seems all but dead. I've heard complaints Lagunitas has had some issues in some other states so I don't know what to make of any of it.

    Other breweries that I've seen/heard rumors about include: Great Divide, Two Brothers, Terrapin, and Dogfish Head but I can't say they've been more than just conjecture/wishes. I've also heard rumblings about Schlafly possibly distributing to the whole state.

    Needless to say in the past year Iowa's distribution has steadily improved with the additions of Founders, Stone, Green Flash and even lesser named breweries like: Tallgrass and Mendocino (I'm sure theres been more too).
    Hopefully more will come soon though!
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  5. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Word on the street is a major limited release beer will be in Iowa come the end of November.
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  6. BrettHead

    BrettHead Member

    Location:
    Nebraska
    One that starts with the letter "B" ? :)
  7. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    "B"?? If you mean Bourbon County, that is coming, but that is not what I was getting at. Keep guessing
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  8. mattafett

    mattafett Member

    Location:
    Iowa
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  9. BeerMePlze

    BeerMePlze Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Deschutes just announced Chicago, so Iowa wouldn't seem completely unreasonable to fill in their footprint.
  10. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    You never know, but that's not what I am talking about
  11. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Hint on what state its from?
  12. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    That would be too easy...haha
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  13. dckepley

    dckepley Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    I'm guessing KBS...
    BCBS is already coming at the end of November.
  14. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Nope
  15. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    From Michigan?
  16. EdwardFortyHands

    EdwardFortyHands Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Not a single hint, Cmon man!
  17. kpm1979

    kpm1979 Member

    Location:
    Nebraska
    Ballast Point or Brooklyn?
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  18. RPS

    RPS Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    How about Founders Bolt Cutter?
  19. pepsican

    pepsican Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Should be shipping around the 19th.
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  20. badbeer

    badbeer Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    RAIR!
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  21. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    A hint, it's an in and out package, for a limited time. It's not a Founders product, but I know you will like it. It's from one of the coasts
  22. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    SN release?
  23. Rob-P

    Rob-P Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    maybe it is the BA Bigfoot or the next iteration of Stone Enjoy By.
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  24. pepsican

    pepsican Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    I'm going to hoard all of it we get.
  25. badbeer

    badbeer Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    beer gets better with age. especially hoppy ones to help preserve flavour. rair also protects falvor.
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  26. RPS

    RPS Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Any idea if that will be statewide or just iowa city/cedar rapids?
  27. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Located in Des Moines here, so I know it will be here. There are a couple good guesses out there.
  28. BrettHead

    BrettHead Member

    Location:
    Nebraska
    oh yeah, could be BA bigfoot...Hmmm looking forward to it no matter what it is, lol.
  29. EdwardFortyHands

    EdwardFortyHands Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Calling out DollCraftTrav, enough of the games just tell us, be Iowa Nice!
  30. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    I guarantee you will ENJOY it
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  31. BrettHead

    BrettHead Member

    Location:
    Nebraska
    Kickass!

    edit: Now, hopefully it hits Council Bluffs :-D
  32. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Hopefully what hits Council Bluffs?
  33. BrettHead

    BrettHead Member

    Location:
    Nebraska
    A beer I think I will really ENJOY.
  34. EdwardFortyHands

    EdwardFortyHands Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Does Anyone know a dentist because this is like pulling teeth, SPILL IT ALREADY enough ballyhoo!
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  35. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    I see what you did there.
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  36. Bond111

    Bond111 Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    BY the time it hits, I'd imagine that around new years day it would be past it's prime...from the sounds of it.
  37. JediMatt

    JediMatt Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    Narwhal? #pleasepleaseplease
  38. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    I wish there was more nonsensical rumors in this thread.
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  39. JediMatt

    JediMatt Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    ZOMG Jeff's brother's sister's cousin heard from this girl that heard from this guy that Ferris passed out at 31 Flavors last night! I guess it's pretty serious...
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  40. DollCraftTrav

    DollCraftTrav Member

    Location:
    Iowa
    What nonsensical rumors are you referring too?
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