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Revolution 3rd Year Anniversary Party!

Discussion in 'US - Great Lakes' started by moju, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. moju

    moju Aficionado (150) Illinois Jan 18, 2011

  2. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (400) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    How are they not losing money on this party? So it looks like we wont have people bitchin about this one's price like they did oktoberfest.​
  3. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Small plates, small pours? It's doable, with quantity. But the margins are super thin.
  4. SteelersX

    SteelersX Savant (420) New York Jan 30, 2011

    I wish we could get our shit together in Rochester.
    We have the kind. :oops:

    That sounds like an insane time.
  5. 71gto

    71gto Savant (270) Illinois Jun 3, 2009

    I didn't mind the pricing at octoberfest at all
  6. WITTBEER

    WITTBEER Aficionado (245) Illinois Jan 12, 2008

    Wow. Might have to go to this. Can't go wrong for $50!
  7. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (400) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    I'm sure you didn't, I'm sure I didn't either but refer to the early Oktoberfest thread. And don't be confused with the thread bitching about the cost of goose islands Black Friday or the weekly ones about 3 Floyd's. the Great Lakes thread should be renamed the cost bitching thread. I feel like the Jim lahey of the word bitch with this post.
  8. This is a ridiculously awesome deal, imo. $50 for 9 courses with pairings, a taster and a bottle of 3rd Anniversary.

    In for the late session
  9. Willplay

    Willplay Zealot (75) Illinois May 13, 2012

    Has anybody gotten their confirmation email for the tickets yet?
  10. zieglemt

    zieglemt Aficionado (170) Illinois Apr 25, 2011


    I don't think it's really gonna be courses. I'm assuming that it will be more like different stations with each dish and small pours of the beers....think events that they do on Top Chef. No way it will be any kind of formal meal or anything.

    Also, it says "All food and beer is included in the price of the ticket." And above it also says full beer lineup available at bar. So this is (subtracting the $15 bottle of beer and $5 tasting glass) basically $30 for all you can drink and eat for 3 hours. Anyone else reading it like this?
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  11. Need an official reply to clear this up. Reading it exactly as stated, then yes it is all you can drink. However, perhaps that is not how they intended it to sound...
  12. zieglemt

    zieglemt Aficionado (170) Illinois Apr 25, 2011

  13. lol @ people thinking/hoping its all you can eat.

    Its a brewery not a china house buffet.
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  14. zieglemt

    zieglemt Aficionado (170) Illinois Apr 25, 2011

    Dekalb's finest dining establishment?
    jegross2, ravot, tinypyramids and 4 others like this.
  15. Was debating going to this one... But in for the 1pm session.
  16. 71gto

    71gto Savant (270) Illinois Jun 3, 2009

    ahhh hahaha so true
  17. homebrew311

    homebrew311 Advocate (540) Illinois May 19, 2008

    I don't think Rev is doing this to make mass profits, I think this is their way of thanking us and keeping us coming back. I mean they do free buffets at their special releases and they have kicked ass in Chicago since the day they opened up. I see it as a good business model, and as a result I will be attending the late session and will continue to support Revolution as much as possible.
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  18. SWChi

    SWChi Savant (310) Illinois Oct 25, 2012

    Damm....too bad I'll be in STL...
  19. pending my paycheck... i may be in for one of the time slots... thoughts on the early vs the later?
  20. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Savant (270) Illinois Jan 13, 2012

    I was pondering early vs later myself. I came to the conclusion to go to the early session. The only reason is so I can take the train back to the burbs in time for the Blackhawks 9:00 puck drop. Other than my own personal reason it doesn't look like the party has any difference between early and late sessions. To each their own.
  21. or you could do the later and then wander off to a different bar and watch and drink more beer. but who are we kidding... HOCKEY IS BACK!
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  22. Grohnke

    Grohnke Savant (380) Illinois Sep 15, 2009

    I call dibs on the shuffleboard
  23. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Savant (270) Illinois Jan 13, 2012

    I was actually thinking of doing that as well but by the time the game is over at 11:30 or so I'm guessing I'm gonna be pretty tanked so I'd like to be a little closer to home, if not at home. Yes, HOCKEY IS BACK!!!
  24. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Savant (270) Illinois Jan 13, 2012

    I'll choose ya for it. I want Evens.
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  25. Grohnke

    Grohnke Savant (380) Illinois Sep 15, 2009

    i always get odds :(

    I want to re do my answer:

    My fate in that match up will be me, ending up in Rev's bathroom, screaming "why'd i throw down a two?!"
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  26. ravot

    ravot Savant (435) Illinois Mar 20, 2012

    been to all of rev's parties so far. each one has been better than the last. oktoberfest was probably the best.

    this is pretty much it. with oktoberfest, they had those carny games. you win, easily, you get tickets. tickets gets you swag. epic.
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  27. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Savant (270) Illinois Jan 13, 2012

    That's more like it. Haha!
  28. steebo777

    steebo777 Savant (485) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Got my tickets for session 2 with my brother in law. First time hitting Revolution and am definitely excited for it!!!
    fishtremble, MarkIntihar and Tnudish like this.
  29. "It's better to let a shit tree grow than to to shake the shit fruit out of it"
  30. dsal89

    dsal89 Advocate (505) Indiana Jul 6, 2008


    i rock the shirt i ended getting with those tickets all the time.

    and the bottle opener
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  31. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    Enjoy, Revolution is absolutely crushing right now. Can't wait to get my hands on a bottle of third year.
  32. thetomG

    thetomG Savant (430) Illinois Feb 17, 2010

    in for the early session.
  33. ravot

    ravot Savant (435) Illinois Mar 20, 2012

  34. eorwar

    eorwar Savant (285) Illinois Jan 11, 2012

    In for the late session. Rev parties are a blast and are events I don't think twice about dropping the coin on. Can't wait!
  35. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Awesome dude, it's a sweet place. Be sure to hit Local Option while in Chicago!
  36. steebo777

    steebo777 Savant (485) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    Been there before, good stuff. I'm a Half Acre fiend personally.
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  37. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Advocate (660) Illinois Apr 8, 2010

    Any ideas on if/when this will sell out?
  38. I confirmed with Moju on Saturday that this will not be a seated dinner -- there will be stations set up with beer and food throughout the brewery. Kind of like how the CBS Brewpub Shootout was set up, but without the '09 BA Vanilla Bean Dark Lord (well, among many other differences, too).
  39. My wife, another couple, and myself will be in town that week for business. I am real curious about this event. It sounds like it is a must. Not been able to try any of their beers, but again sounds pretty good!
  40. Ticket sales end today. My understanding is not sold out yet.
    Revolution Brewing @RevBrewChicago

    Online ticket sales for our 3rd Year Crazy Party will cut off this Friday, 1/25. If it doesn't sell out, we will... http://fb.me/17pwdtcYF
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