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Official 4 Elf Party Countdown Thread

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by yeahnatenelson, Nov 9, 2012.

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  1. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (400) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    Ahh so frank and his hetero life mate pasta host the FIB section. I'll bring a beer patch for pastas shirt and maybe they'll let me cut.
     
  2. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    They've announced that it's your responsibility to line up in order of your tokens.
     
  3. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    LAME.That didn't happen well at all last year.
     
  4. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011


    Yep, just saw the post. You best believe there will be upstanding BAs doing their best to ensure people are actually abiding by the rules here. It's really sad that it is even necessary for them to do so.
     
  5. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Annual 4 Elf Party

    Saturday, December 8th: 3pm to Midnight

    Dark Horse Brewing Company Production Facility

    Entrance through Beer Garten Brewery Door: $5.00 at the door or free to those who come dressed as their interpretation of an Elf!!!
    The Scoop:
    Celebrate the release of 4 Elf Winter Ale by enjoying an unique appetizer buffet prepared by our kitchen, two bands battling it out with members including some of our employees, headlining music featuring Schlitz Creek, tons of beer on draft, and the availability of special bottle releases that will be available for purchase. Lots of fun that you will not want to miss!!! Tokens will be handed out at 11am at the Beer Garten Brewery Door. You are more than welcome to hang out in the Beer Garten (not the parking lot) or taproom once you have received your token, or hell….go cruise the town of Marshall. Prior to 3pm, it will be your responsibility to line up at the Brewery Garten door in order of your token number (i.e. you have token number 25, you will be 25th in line). Doors will open at 3pm sharp!!! Once you get into the production facility, you will line up again in order of your token number at the special beer bottle release purchase line. It is your responsibility to get in that line according to your token number. Draft beer tickets will be available for purchase of draft beer.
    Special Bottled Beer Release Availability (Limited Quantities):
    2011 4 Elf Winter Ale: 19 cases / 2 – 4 pack limit
    2012 4 Elf Winter Ale: 180 cases – no limit
    2011 BBL Plead the 5th: 9 cases / 1 – 4 pack limit
    2012 BBL Plead the 5th: 432 cases / 2 case limit
    Amounts available and limits to be announced soon for the following:
    Monster 29 (Imperial Barleywine)
    BBL Monster 29 (Imperial Barleywine)
    MMMMM (Chocolate Rye Porter – Rye Whiskey BBL Aged)
    Ginger in Your Pants (Imperial Red – Rye Whiskey BBL Aged)
    Militiagan (Potable Oat Wine – Angels Envy BBL Aged)
    Draft List Coming Soon!!! Keep checking back!!!
     
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  6. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    I've steadfastly avoided bottle releases because I don't deal well with shitshows. Seriously, I just want a case of this year's BBPt5th and I don't want too big of a hassle for it. We'll see what happens.
     
  7. I think I need to increase the max on my credit card.
     
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  8. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (400) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    holy christ, Im gonna be broke
     
  9. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    See ya'll at 6 in the morning. Thanks!
     
  10. otrejo

    otrejo Savant (270) Illinois Mar 8, 2011

    What is Dark Horse's layaway policy?
     
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  11. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Nah, 9-10am should be fine.
     
  12. monitorpop

    monitorpop Advocate (505) Michigan Oct 28, 2007

    I hope the special bottles aren't flat this year!
     
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  13. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    Last year you could show up at 6pm and buy beer and there were only approx 280 cases of BB Plead. I am sure it won't last that long this year even though there's more, but I don't see any reason for an early AM camp out either.
     
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  14. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    King of the Forrest is still dan good as of last weekend.
     
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  15. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    Dark Horse just changed the event details to include that tokens will be checked this year. This makes me very happy.
     
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  16. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    Alright...this is very cool.
     
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  17. monitorpop

    monitorpop Advocate (505) Michigan Oct 28, 2007

    Bourbon Perkulator is 100% flat as of a couple months ago. Good to hear about the King of the Forrest, I haven't opened my bottles yet.
     
  18. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Yeah BA Perk has always been flat. Total bummer as it was beautiful on draft last year at 4Elf.
     
  19. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Bottle share at the Comfort Inn?
     
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  20. elephantrider

    elephantrider Savant (265) Michigan Mar 25, 2011


    When we left the 4 elf last year at 930 pm, there were still cases of bb plead left...
     
  21. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    Yeah we left around 7:30 last year and there was still a line and a fair amount of beer still sitting there. Wasn't sure when it finally sold out though.
     
  22. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Who started this hetero rumor?
     
  23. C2H5

    C2H5 Savant (435) Illinois Jan 7, 2012

    Anyone have prices on these beers?
     
  24. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    All current available info can be found above, on their website or FB.
     
  25. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (400) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    I assumed with the amount of guff you two gave me over wearing a shirt with pink stripes..... but I guess its bigoted of me to assume all gay men have a keen fashion sense.
     
  26. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    I want to touch Pastas taint, that's all.
     
  27. Yes there will be, & I know 5-6 of them...regulators!!!!!! Mount Up.
     
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  28. A group of 4 of us (me, raymo55, macjenkins, johnb87) are at the Hampton on Sat night...we'd prob be up for something.
     
  29. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    Oh and so we don't have to wait 3+ hours in line....

    PLEASE BRING CASH!!!! :)
     
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  30. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Cash, grass or ass...
     
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  31. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    If they're accepting credit cards I wont be carrying around $300+ in cash.
     
  32. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Savant (310) Michigan Dec 9, 2008

    About 90% sure the wife and I will be there. It's on my birthday so I'm trying to talk her in to making this my bday present. If she can't go for some reason, anyone in SE MI have an open seat for the ride?
     
  33. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

    I should have room if you need a ride. Leaving quite early Saturday morning and driving back after buying bottles. Shoot me a note if you're interested in coming along.
     
  34. As the self-appointed representative of the Chicago delegation, I'm gonna go ahead and say we're gonna do what we want. But look on the bright side: since we'll be the first 50 in line things will really start humming once we've left with everything we want.

    See you at midnight! ;) ;) ;)
     
  35. FEUO

    FEUO Initiate (0) Ontario (Canada) Jul 24, 2012

    :( Can't make it. Only a couple hours away too. FML.
     
  36. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Literally everything. Hide yo wives, hide yo children...
     
  37. semibaked

    semibaked Advocate (610) Kentucky Mar 27, 2007

    no more 4elf parties for me. sounds awesome, have fun.
     
  38. Chicago is the release intruder. Run and tell that, homeboy.
     
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  39. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    You aren't going to get robbed in middle of nowhere Michigan....... unless you cut in line. :D
     
  40. dblab33

    dblab33 Savant (345) Michigan Dec 9, 2011

    Why are you getting there so late? We will have the tents and coolers of Busch Light set up by 10 pm Friday for sure. :D
     
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