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Perennial Artisan Ales Barrel Aged ABRAXAS

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by Chuck5315, Jan 22, 2013.

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  1. JoEBoBpr

    JoEBoBpr Champion (760) Missouri Feb 26, 2004

    True. No way to please anybody. But if they are really trying to get their locals to have more chance at having this the limit needs to be less than 6. High bottle limits lend themselves to hoarding by most people. I leave work at 4PM. I had a friend get their at 3PM and he texted me saying that they had sold out about 30 mins before. Seems kind off excessive.
     
  2. JoEBoBpr

    JoEBoBpr Champion (760) Missouri Feb 26, 2004

    Yea that one sounds like it could be delicious also. cant wait!
     
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  3. keirhaug

    keirhaug Aficionado (130) Missouri Dec 12, 2006

    ^ Yep. I think they got wind of it being "more" than they expected.
     
  4. JoEBoBpr

    JoEBoBpr Champion (760) Missouri Feb 26, 2004

    F$%& Chicago! get your own breweries!

    PS- Im being facetious. just in case.
     
  5. keirhaug

    keirhaug Aficionado (130) Missouri Dec 12, 2006

    Personally, because the bottle counts are so small on these releases, I would announce day-of. No pre-release info would change the whole dynamic.
     
  6. ACESFULL

    ACESFULL Aficionado (110) Illinois Sep 13, 2011

    Must have missed this... Still doesn't speak the case limit however.
     
  7. ACESFULL

    ACESFULL Aficionado (110) Illinois Sep 13, 2011

    Yep it would keep the beer in the local community. Or at least somewhat.
     
  8. But at the same time, I am sure its nice when locals are out of town or travel to smaller releases. It's nature of the beast.
     
  9. makdeco

    makdeco Savant (305) Illinois Jan 31, 2007


    well you should be more informed of the Chicago "crew" as a fellow Chicago BA i think it's one the doucheyest (sp) places in the craft beer scene bar none....
     
  10. Apparently it wasn't but if it was, I don't care. That's life, it happens. Limited releases do this, will always do it.
     
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  11. I talked to a few people that had traveled for the event. It was nice discussing and sharing beer with them. That's part of the fun of these events to me.
     
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  12. ACESFULL

    ACESFULL Aficionado (110) Illinois Sep 13, 2011

    Same here & a few guys from Chicago were quite friendly. That & they shared a shit ton of great beer/mead.
     
  13. JoEBoBpr

    JoEBoBpr Champion (760) Missouri Feb 26, 2004

    I agree. I was just being playful, posts never truly reflect tone. Chicago clearly has breweries of their own.

    Cheers!
     
  14. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    Sounds like you aren't hanging out with the right people Mark
     
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  15. MasterSki

    MasterSki Site Editor (1,015) Ontario (Canada) Dec 25, 2006 Staff Member

    Are you implying he should personally know every BA user in a metropolitan area that contains 10 million people?

    Right on. Doesn't really matter where said person was from; it's representative of the current culture more than any one specific area of the country. Hoarders gotta hoard...

    I love the guys at Perennial and think they make some great beers. Hopefully they reduce the bottle limit for future releases so that more people get to share in the goodness. At least they were smart enough to ration out the kegs so that locals got a few more chances to try the beer. I'm sure they will make the beer again, and in greater volume.
     
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  16. makdeco

    makdeco Savant (305) Illinois Jan 31, 2007


    no I'm not implying that but we know there's a lot of shitheads in this area when it comes to craft beer, I have traveled the country for beer and I know you have traveled far as well and I met and seen more shitheads in the chicago area then other areas, it's just my opinion which I am entitled too...

    and I agree with your opinion on Phil, Corey and the rest of the Perennial crew, good stuff, good people, etc....
     
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  17. Who drives a white KIA Soul in the Chicago BA community? I can be more descriptive of said person if necessary. That would be a good place to start, as he was working with the "out of place" mules that have been mentioned here and the other thread. I posted this morning regarding one of the culprits and what myself and others witnessed, only for it to get deleted and a BM sent from a Chicago BA accusing me of lies and being libel. I watched this all unfold from 3pm-5pm.
     
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  18. makdeco

    makdeco Savant (305) Illinois Jan 31, 2007


    no one is saying I hangout with them...

    I have been very good observant over the last 20 yrs ;)
     
  19. I know locals here are upset, lesson is make it out OR be part of the scene and other locals will share their allocations with you. And for the love of god, just because you are from said city does it mean you are entitled.
     
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  20. redbird

    redbird Aficionado (215) Missouri Jun 20, 2008

    This. We all saw it.
     

  21. It did actually happen, I watched, we giggled.
     
  22. Thank you. I knew I wasn't so stoned I imagined the 2 white crackheads, along with the 2 OG's he had buy his beers.
     
  23. I just want to taste the beer. I didnt know all this drama would come with it. TO THE BAR!!!!!:)
     
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  24. Bay01

    Bay01 Savant (445) Illinois Nov 19, 2008

    Yes, whats the handle?
     
  25. ACESFULL

    ACESFULL Aficionado (110) Illinois Sep 13, 2011

    QFT!!
     
  26. ACESFULL

    ACESFULL Aficionado (110) Illinois Sep 13, 2011

    I was pretty sure it was 3 or 4.
     
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  27. MasterSki

    MasterSki Site Editor (1,015) Ontario (Canada) Dec 25, 2006 Staff Member

    While that rules out pretty much everyone within my regular sphere of Chicago BAs, it's not all that helpful. We don't really tend to drive to beer events in Chicago. ;) Heck, a lot of us don't even own cars...

    Libel? Really? I'd love to see the argument: "Your honor, I wasn't hoarding BA Abraxas by circumventing bottle limits, I was empowering the homeless and unemployed of St. Louis by teaching them how to re-sell limited release beers."
     
  28. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (410) Illinois May 6, 2012

    Called the brewery and asked. Twice.

    Edit: I didn't go, but was trying to measure how much of a shit show it would be and if the bottles would get spread out. Glad they changed the limit.
     
  29. ACESFULL

    ACESFULL Aficionado (110) Illinois Sep 13, 2011

    I stand corrected.
     
  30. Ask jegross2. As soon as I posted what I had witnessed yesterday in the other BA Abraxas thread, he sent me a BM accusing me of making this up and being libel. Then my post was deleted.
     
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  31. nharres

    nharres Savant (305) Illinois Feb 8, 2012

    Lawyer's are smarter than the rest of us. You know that ;)
     
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  32. LOL I dont even need to say it. Im going to leave this for the next guy.
     
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  33. nharres

    nharres Savant (305) Illinois Feb 8, 2012

    Haha, oops now I am the asshole...
     
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  34. kalvarez

    kalvarez Aficionado (205) Wisconsin Jul 22, 2010

    ISO: White Kia Soul, IP at Central Waters 15th Anniversary Party.
     
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  35. Grease his door handles for all who missed out yesterday.;)
     
  36. kalvarez

    kalvarez Aficionado (205) Wisconsin Jul 22, 2010

    I would love if I actually saw this car and the vanity license plates read "HYPE TRN" and it was filled with 10-12 mules stuffed in like a clown car.
     
  37. keirhaug

    keirhaug Aficionado (130) Missouri Dec 12, 2006

    There is a name being bandied about in both StL and Chicago. I don't know how kosher it is to post it here though.
     
  38. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Missouri Jan 27, 2012

    DO IT!
     
  39. trxxpaxxs

    trxxpaxxs Champion (760) New York Mar 5, 2010

    Sooo... you're letting the BA community know what kind of car this person drives, your willing to let all of us know more about his physical appearance, and you already accused a BA of being the culprit (who may not have even done it)?

    Good work! (massive sarcasm)

    What is your main goal here? What good comes of this? You think he's just gonna say, "Sorry Beer Advocate. My bad. Here is some BA Abraxas for you and everyone else"?

    Your response just bothers me in so many ways.

    I mean, yeah, you're upset. But being shut-out at a release isn't new. We are not all entitled to special release beers. Shit... I've been there (see last years Ithaca LeBleu release). But damn! Chill out! It sucks, and we all hate seeing someone take advantage of the system, but come on. Get over it and move on.

    It's just beer.

    /rant
     
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  40. Bay01

    Bay01 Savant (445) Illinois Nov 19, 2008

    That we all know who the scumbags are, so that we can manage our interactions accordingly.
     
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