Pliny The Younger Sightings - Outside of Russian River

Discussion in 'US - Pacific' started by BlakeSmith, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. jamex

    jamex Savant (275) California Feb 13, 2010

    If you keep your eyes (and social media) open, you'll be able to find Younger easily. I've never waited longer than 5 minutes for multiple glasses at multiple locations over multiple years. Multiple. There, I said it again.
    Multiple
     
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  2. heesu

    heesu Aficionado (155) Michigan Jul 2, 2012

    Mmm...multiple.
     
  3. JBogan

    JBogan Savant (445) Nevada Jul 15, 2007

    ISO: Multiple
     
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  4. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    Redwing Bar & Grill (2 doors down from Toronado-South) will be tapping a 1/2bbl of PtY 2-12, just belly upto the bar and tell the barkeep you want it "Younger and Younger".
     
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  5. yup - beer karma is dead. The bros should seriously think about reinstating this.....

    and btw, i'll make sure to NOT tell you where i'm drinking Younger, cuz i don't know you

     
  6. cheers to you MacNCheese! I imagine that Toronado SD will also be pouring over multiple days (like in SF)?

     
  7. Xul

    Xul Advocate (530) California May 18, 2008

    Yes, because arbitrary points on an internet forum are an accurate measure of a person.

    I'm crushed...have fun at Redwing Bar & Grill, you'll definitely enjoy getting PtY there!
     
  8. at a certain place in oakland, PtY generally lasts at least a day.
     
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  9. matedog

    matedog Aficionado (185) California Jan 25, 2010

    After failing to get into the regular line at the brewery on Saturday, I settled for getting a growler of Row 2 to go out of the back door area. Sure enough, the back door area still had about an hour wait for non-Younger. Anyway, the man at the door had a print out of where Younger was going to be. He wouldn't let us photo it, so based off of memory, it seemed like it was going to be hitting a lot of spots it had in the previous years: City Beer Store, Lucky 13, Toronado, Pi Bar. I was focused on the SF locations, so that's about all I can remember for now. He didn't have dates either, so you'd have to call the bar.
     
  10. Steve212

    Steve212 Aficionado (205) New York Dec 13, 2012

    Anyone know of any locations in South Lake Tahoe that will be getting any this year?
     
  11. hophead247

    hophead247 Savant (430) California Jan 27, 2008

    I'm going to go out on a very short limb, and say no place.
     
  12. My friend stumbled into Lucky 13 last year (2 years ago?) and they were tapping the Younger keg. Pretty awesome surprise if you ask me.
     
  13. matedog

    matedog Aficionado (185) California Jan 25, 2010

    I guess I was at the bar with him/her that night. My friend notified me that night that they had it. I went there and the guy poured it out of a vintage Coors tap.
     
  14. abecall98

    abecall98 Advocate (540) California Aug 11, 2007

    Let us hope you don't go into beast mode this year. However, I liked your beast mode.
     
  15. Zhiguli

    Zhiguli Savant (270) California Jul 12, 2012

    any ideas when kegs will pop up in LA this time around?
     
  16. Yeah, he said he went up to get a beer and noticed everyone huddled around little 8/7 oz glasses and realized they had Younger :p
     
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  17. First Street in Livermore will be tapping PTY on Saturday 2/9 at 9am
     
  18. rob133

    rob133 Savant (290) California Jan 7, 2009

    Lafayette Park Hotel is tapping it tonight at 5pm. I went there 2 years ago and was one of a very small number of people drinking Younger. There was a one glass limit, but as it was I managed to get 3 glasses.
     
  19. hophead247

    hophead247 Savant (430) California Jan 27, 2008

    The Bistro in Hayward is tapping a keg today at 1pm.
     
  20. hophead247

    hophead247 Savant (430) California Jan 27, 2008

    Went last year, and the crowd was even smaller. No limit as well.
     
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  21. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    Not this year, I'm telling my 200 friends and we're going to SLAM that joint!
     
  22. HopHead84

    HopHead84 Champion (915) California Nov 29, 2006

    That's an interesting perspective with (if nothing else) an innocent simplicity and a superficial plausability in its favor, but I find no merit in your view. I can't speak for anyone else, but for me, life as it relates to Pliny the Younger is all about drinking Pliny the Younger, not standing in line for any length of time with strangers in order to drink it or fighting traffic after work to find out the keg blew just before I arrive.
     
  23. Anybody know of places in L.A. that are getting it?
     
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  24. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    With all the newbie beer 'tards running around the 'easy' days of enjoying limited offerings of beer are long gone. Now it's tickets, sub-par dinner offerings, massively inflated prices etc... Just so I can be sandwhiched between some fat sweaty dudes who haven't seen the inside of a gym in years attempting to get a pale ale. "Beer Karma" my ass.
     
  25. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    Wanna do a roving Younger party like those guys in that HopSlam thread?
     
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  26. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    Anyone order PtY at every bar/brewery they go to during Younger season? I have been doing it. As long as I am amused....
     
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  27. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    Shit yes. We'll go in, drink it all up, get rowdy and then be a roving band of drunkturds on a Younger binge! No Tipping!
     
  28. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    ...and then read the thread about us the next morning on BA!!!
     
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  29. maybe i'm being obtuse, but I guess that I missed the 'advocate' part of that

    http://beeradvocate.com/about

    http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/code-of-conduct-faqs.12494/

    "Community forums are here to provide you with a friendly environment where you can ask questions about beer, give advice, converse with other beer enthusiasts and make some new friends in beer"
     
  30. funkel81

    funkel81 Savant (455) California Jan 23, 2011

    agreed. us fat and sweaty guys should be able to drink tasty beer with the veteran beer snobs whenever we want.
     
  31. I didn't get fat from going to the gym, i got fat (and sweaty) from years of drinking beer.
     
  32. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    Go to the gym and sweat, be in shape and drink beer. I solved the equation!
     
  33. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    Yes but the hoards of tickers are ruining what used to be fun. Between that and the traders craft beer isn't what it used to be. Besides, I don't see where it says I have to tell every little detail about every release to insure everything turns into a shitshow.
     
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  34. I'll just do what I did last year - wait until Beer Week ends and everyone has left town, then enjoy as much Younger as I want on a quiet Tuesday afternoon.
     
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  35. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    But we must also turn every bar into a bottleshare. Else it's not elitist enough. I should have PtY in one hand and Black Tuesday in the other. Check that, I'm making Black 'n Youngers. Top that, Pinkies OUT Bitches!!!
     
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  36. DrtyBvrJuce

    DrtyBvrJuce Initiate (0) California Jan 17, 2013

    Would that work? Are the gravities different enough to float one?
     
  37. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    I have no idea, you have a BT to bring to a bar so we could expirement?
     
  38. DrtyBvrJuce

    DrtyBvrJuce Initiate (0) California Jan 17, 2013

    Possibly...if you tell me where i can find PtY...I might have some BT.
     
  39. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Initiate (0) California Dec 10, 2011

    I'll BM you with details, we can also try using Speedway.
     
  40. Plain Speedway? Meh. Use BASS.
     

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