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States getting Goose Island Courbon County Cherry/Coffee

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by Zach136, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. Zach136

    Zach136 Advocate (620) Georgia Jun 17, 2012

  2. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer Advocate (615) Massachusetts May 28, 2010 Beer Trader

    just saw this. I'm glad I didn't go nuts and trade away naming rights to my first born top get this in the first round
    chrisp450 likes this.
  3. Number45forever

    Number45forever Savant (400) Vermont Jan 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Fantastic. My wallet already hates me, but I'm glad I haven't dug into the cellar to chase Cherry!
    bradfordjohnson likes this.
  4. Scope4Beer

    Scope4Beer Savant (285) Pennsylvania Sep 28, 2009 Subscriber

    Any news on when this will start hitting these out-of-state markets?
  5. fvernon

    fvernon Savant (400) Wisconsin Mar 1, 2010

    glad to see GI has forgiving the state of indiana
  6. Preluderl

    Preluderl Advocate (685) Pennsylvania Sep 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    I'd be interested to know WHERE in Pennsylvania you can get this because I've certainly never seen it in the western part of the state.
  7. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    I've seen posting with the price ranging between $13-$22/4pk... So living in Pittsburgh that means I should plan on $35+/4pk... if they don't break them down to $10/bottle which would be no surprise.

    ISO: either one? FT: Mad Elf/Brooklyn BCS? my hopes
  8. Axic10

    Axic10 Advocate (515) New Jersey Mar 15, 2008 Beer Trader

    It's never been released to PA before this year.
  9. Preluderl

    Preluderl Advocate (685) Pennsylvania Sep 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    Well then I wait in anticipation. :D
  10. joshrosborne

    joshrosborne Savant (300) Michigan Jun 14, 2010

    If I get Cherry, I'll be happy. I've managed to find Coffee the past couple years, so I'll let someone else have a go at it this year.
    deadonhisfeet likes this.
  11. iwantmorehops

    iwantmorehops Savant (440) Vermont Sep 25, 2010 Beer Trader

    Still no sight of regular bcbs in vt, I'll believe it when I see it....
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  12. Are you referring to regular BCBS? Bourbon County Coffee and Cherry Rye only come in 22oz bombers FYI...
  13. fvernon

    fvernon Savant (400) Wisconsin Mar 1, 2010

  14. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (680) Illinois Nov 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    Neither comes in 4pks. These are only in 22 oz bombers usually for $20-$24 each.
  15. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    Yes the regular BCBS...its the first time (that I am aware) it has come to my aware. As for the Cherry it will be the first time as well, the price for those I dare not even try to guess. I can only imagine what it'll be. If KBS rides in at $19/bottle Cherry Rye can only be.... $ hell $.
  16. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    Re-reading I see that it was Cherry/Coffee...not regular BCBS
  17. Axic10

    Axic10 Advocate (515) New Jersey Mar 15, 2008 Beer Trader

    KBS at $19/bottle? I'd find a new bottle shop.
  18. Just to help set expectations, the liquor store that moves the most amount of Goose Island beer in the world got 1 cast of Cherry Rye. 12 bottles. Total (a couple people got in line: http://beerpulse.com/2012/11/line-f...ffee-stout-release-wraps-around-liquor-store/). Over in the Great Lakes forum, people have been estimating that Chicagoland got 100 cases total. Other states will, presumably, be getting much less. Happy hunting!
  19. printer1

    printer1 Savant (295) Iowa Aug 29, 2005

    Iowa is supposed to get 4 cases the end of December. Will be a tough find.
  20. dvelcich

    dvelcich Savant (370) Illinois Feb 6, 2008

    Glad to see 20 other states will be disappointed to not find any Cherry.
    seplo, PDZ, profbobo and 1 other person like this.
  21. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,420) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002 Beer Trader

    I'll be happy to get any of the Goose Island beers here..in March. I've already tried a lot of the big boys...:rolleyes:
  22. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,165) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    WHAR Cherry in WI, WHAR?
  23. Immortale25

    Immortale25 Champion (875) North Carolina May 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    Sad that FL isn't on the list but, when I visit my hometown in Delaware in February, hopefully I'll be able to find some.
    MagillaGriller likes this.
  24. profbobo

    profbobo Savant (300) Colorado Apr 24, 2008 Beer Trader

    Ditto! I think House of 1000 Beers in Pittsburgh had regular BCBS for a case, which sold out in 3 hours or so. Everyone else I ask about it all up the western side of PA says they've been denied distribution thus far ("Not for this market yet").
  25. Umm, seeing as how the NH state liquor commission pulled the plug on BCBS, I wouldn't count on the state getting any Coffee either. Sorry Beer Pulse.
  26. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Clue me in. What did our bass ackwards state do?
  27. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Savant (460) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    Can anyone confirm if DE got any Regular BCBS? I have a trading partner their who cant seem to find it he said a distributor told him they weren't getting any. and if that's true why put DE on this list as well?
  28. fvernon

    fvernon Savant (400) Wisconsin Mar 1, 2010

    well, just rumors, but last year indiana was looked over for basically all major GI releases (coffee, bramble, and kh) - the thought being that we were denied distribution as punishment for rejecting GI's applications to have vendor tents set up at both the super bowl and indy 500 last year (those tents were given to local indiana breweries like sunking and upland instead)
    fredmugs likes this.
  29. TheBishopco

    TheBishopco Savant (495) Tennessee Feb 4, 2011 Beer Trader

  30. pwoody11

    pwoody11 Advocate (560) Delaware Nov 23, 2009 Beer Trader

    I was told it was coming to DE, but have not seen any and have not heard of any being around. I may have just missed the boat somehow though.
  31. I want you to know how much I appreciate this kind of thinking. I also occasionally pass on a hard-to-find beer that I've had numerous times so that someone else can get an opportunity to try it. Now I don't have a problem with hoarding (if you don't buy what you can when you can, you may miss out), but I believe the Beer Gods smile on this kind of generosity. Here's hoping some good karma comes your way...
  32. :( what about washington
  33. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Savant (460) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    It just seems weird to me they would keep saying their going to distribute it their but then not. Maybe GI just likes to tease DE.
  34. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Savant (315) Aug 20, 2012

    Flo...fl...f,f...fuck. Send Arkansas beer to Florida please.
  35. rodlavers

    rodlavers Savant (490) Pennsylvania Jun 20, 2012

    it would be amazing if any bcbs came to DE.
  36. Shit pisses me off. Couldnt find a single bottle of cherry rye here in chicagoland :(

    oh well, At least someone will get to enjoy it!
  37. brian44556

    brian44556 Savant (325) Kentucky Aug 29, 2009 Beer Trader

    LB Springhurst recieved a case of the Coffee last week. Still looking for the Cherry.
  38. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (595) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    Got the coffee in VA, no sign of the cherry yet. Hope it does end up here.
  39. DanielNicholson

    DanielNicholson Zealot (80) Texas Aug 17, 2012

    We've been getting some Goose down in TX, wish they would send down some BCBS Variations