New Three Floyds Release - In The Name of Suffering

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Lansman, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. PHKrames

    PHKrames Savant (260) Illinois Sep 14, 2011 Beer Trader

    Saw this at The Lemon Tree in Downers Grove, IL today.
  2. Gonzoillini

    Gonzoillini Advocate (715) Illinois Oct 15, 2008

    Just a heads up that doesn't necessarily mean it was distributed...

  3. PHKrames

    PHKrames Savant (260) Illinois Sep 14, 2011 Beer Trader

    I don't think it was, at least I haven't seen it anywhere else yet. This guy must know somebody b/c he always is loaded with 3F stuff. He even had Murda'd Out Stout a few months back. Going for $68 and people were buying it.
  4. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (600) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    I doubt he "knows" someone. Either he or someone else is muling it from the brewpub.
  5. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Pick me up some Oude Geuze. K thnx!
  6. Docrock

    Docrock Advocate (615) Illinois Jan 21, 2012 Beer Trader

    Agreed, especially since the Murda'd had no label info whatsoever...That store just got a bullseye put on him..
  7. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    1600x? lol, that's bullshit. Both are solid brews.
  8. CreightonSM

    CreightonSM Savant (385) New York Dec 23, 2010

    Anyone know if this is available in New Jersey? I need this.
  9. Snowrs

    Snowrs Savant (425) Indiana Oct 10, 2009 Beer Trader

    I believe it was Brewery only so far.
  10. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    FFF doesn't send anything to Jersey.
  11. Dan3279

    Dan3279 Savant (315) Ohio Dec 21, 2010

    Would love to do a trade if anyone can get me a bottle.
  12. ditka311

    ditka311 Aficionado (235) Illinois Aug 22, 2009 Verified

    I saw Rye'd at a couple of stores.
  13. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (600) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    Rye da Tiger or Rye da Lightning? Rye da Tiger was distributed. Rye da Lightning was brewpub only, so if you saw it in a couple of stores, those stores muled it from the brewpub as well.
  14. geneseohawk

    geneseohawk Savant (475) Illinois Nov 4, 2008

    I thought it was an average beer at best and I'm a huge FFF fan and loyalist......
  15. dlello2

    dlello2 Savant (380) Illinois Nov 11, 2011

    Agreed. I love black IPAs and I do love the 3 Floyds typical flavor profile. This one, however, just wasn't special.
  16. rxeight

    rxeight Savant (400) Illinois Feb 5, 2012

    Im pretty sure that Lemon tree is buying from the carry out window. They have now had 4 beers that I did not see anywhere else - stack n stabb, murda'd, Suffering and rear nelson. The pub said that stack and murda'd would not be distributed. Im assuming that suffering and nelson did not go out either.
  17. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    They're muling all of it, for sure.

    Stuff like Panzer Wolf, Dreadnaught, Rye da Tiger, now that gets sent out.
  18. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Savant (360) Maine Jul 24, 2011

    Couldn't they lose their liquor license for selling a product without state label approval (Murda'd Out)?
  19. thetomG

    thetomG Savant (475) Illinois Feb 17, 2010 Verified

    Tried this a few days ago an enjoyed it. Not a fan of many black IPAs, but I'd drink this one again for sure.
  20. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    You'd think so, but I am not sure of the exact laws. They probably just assume it'll sell quick and no one will report it.

    What I don't understand is why someone would be willing to pay a premium for an already overpriced bottle. Murda'd Out was available at the brewpub for like a month straight. Just take a short drive already.
  21. They were selling Lord Rear Admiral for $1 more than the brewpub, so that's easily a better option. As for the $15 markup (or whatever it was) for Murda'd, if you take into account the 80 mile round trip from Downers Grove to FFF, you're gonna spend about $10+ in gas alone, plus waste 2+ hours of your life. I'm not condoning it (especially 'cause I drove all the way to FFF and picked up a teku for you...), but it's really not that ridiculous.
  22. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    I wouldn't call it wasting time if you're going to hang out and have a few. What I'm getting at is that the Murda'd Out release wasn't like BA Behemoth w/ Cherries. That one only lasted the afternoon, I believe.
  23. From a purely monetary standpoint, if you go there and have a few beers, you'll end up spending even more than the markup price. Plus the service is garbage (I'll pretend I'm joking so we don't start the hundredth argument about this topic, but I'm not).
  24. rxeight

    rxeight Savant (400) Illinois Feb 5, 2012

    The admiral is only $8 at the pub, so a $3 markup. but the pub has tax included. And also Lemon tree got the case discount, 12 bombers for the price of 10. So if you bought a case (or split a case with friends) it was $6.67 per bottle after all taxes vs $11.85 after all taxes at Lemon tree.

    But I get your point, costs me about $20 in gas and tolls to get down there and back.
  25. sbxx

    sbxx Advocate (510) Illinois Mar 21, 2011

    Personal preference. I'd rather blow the extra $20 or whatever at the brewpub.

    My experiences have been the exact opposite. Weird.
  26. Ah yes, I forgot to take tolls into account, thank you sir. Also, I don't want to implicate myself in these potentially illegal dealings, so I'll just say I know a guy who bought admiral there for $9 a few weeks back. Plus I'm sure if you're not a big enough fan to drive to the brewery, you're probably not gonna be in the situation where you'd want to buy a full case. I understand your point tho, and that's how I justify making the trek as well.