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States That Will Be Receiving Goose Island BCBS This Year - List

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by MarkIntihar, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    Just putting this out there as a PSA before the ISO:FT forum completely blows up, in case you weren't all following the threads in the Great Lakes and "Beer Releases" forums. From the Chicago Tribune's article today:

    The Ohio drop was a mistake given the arcane 12% ABV cap.

    At any rate, just figured I would post this here so everyone knows if/approximately when their state should start seeing bottles.


  2. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Advocate (735) Massachusetts Mar 17, 2009 Verified

    MA is the ONLY Northeastern state not receiving it? Did I miss a memo?
  3. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    It is. Omission.
  4. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Ohio Nov 12, 2010

    effin ABV cap here :(
    nrbw23, DavoleBomb and MarkIntihar like this.
  5. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

  6. black13

    black13 Savant (465) Oregon Apr 11, 2010 Verified

    But if I don't trade for some now I'll have to wait until November...
    pmarlowe likes this.
  7. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    While it says Virginia I am not getting my hopes up that it will make its way this far down. Stupid NOVA.

  8. California (week of Nov. 27)

  9. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Just got put on the list for some in the hopes it comes here.

    *crosses fingers*

    I'm guessing we won't. We get all the regular line up stuff, Honker's, Summertime, 312, Harvest but none of thier more limited stuff.
  10. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

  11. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (870) California Nov 16, 2009 Verified

    I will be taking the day off of working and visiting multiple stores, following truck and beating down old laides in a parking lot. 2 out of 3 are false. Which one is it! The answer may suprise you!

    Kaydogg, Etan, ant880 and 1 other person like this.
  12. Photekut

    Photekut Advocate (655) Tennessee Mar 31, 2006

    *Tennessee* and Kentucky (Nov. 26) HAVING A HEART ATTAC........
    MarkIntihar likes this.
  13. slentz

    slentz Savant (320) Pennsylvania Mar 20, 2010

    PA. Woot!
    MarkIntihar likes this.
  14. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    I am going to hire every single person waiting outside every Home Depot as mules.
    ObiWanKushnobi likes this.
  15. MordorMongo

    MordorMongo Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2009

    Pretty sure it just moved.
  16. MordorMongo

    MordorMongo Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2009

    Also, can I come here to complain about the pre-trades?

    What, too soon?

    (kidding, pre-trade away as surely no one would be dumb enough to ship first when then other beer isn't in hand, amirite?)
  17. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    I already shipped you 3 cases of Alpine. Expected same in BCBS.
  18. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Ohio Nov 12, 2010

    I hope he sends you the BCBS. That would be a DICK MOVE if he didn't. ;)
  19. BobZ

    BobZ Advocate (600) Massachusetts Jun 24, 2009

    Well now that there are no comments allowed in the trading forum, I'm not so sure..:D I kid, I kid...

    On one hand I feel sorry for Florida, on the other hand, maybe I finally see some CCB in my future!;)
    smokinoak likes this.
  20. MordorMongo

    MordorMongo Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2009

    But, bro, per Brewdex I only owe you 2 4 packs of BCBS, so what up with that??

    Well played sir, well played.
  21. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (690) Virginia May 28, 2010 Verified

    don't know about other states but VA is supposedly keg only.
    you haven't been getting Sophie, Pere Jacques, Pepe Nero, etc?
  22. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    We get Sophie, Pere Jacques, Pepe Nero, Matilda - nothing else.. ( San Diego ). Wonder how they decide this stuff
  23. YaKnowBrady

    YaKnowBrady Initiate (0) New Jersey Jul 23, 2010

    I just want to put this whole "Keg Only" thing to rest right here and now. The past 2 months, BCBS kegs have been making their way into many of the states listed above, most have been tapped, while others are still being held onto, mostly by drinking establishments, for their own purposes. The list above is for BOTTLE DISTRIBUTION, and all those states will see some bottles delivered. Amount and volume, I'm not sure of, but none of those states listed are denoted as "Keg Only."
    FTowne, MarkIntihar and JM03 like this.
  24. FishPondManager

    FishPondManager Advocate (520) Colorado Feb 28, 2012 Verified

    ISO: BCBS KEG FT: My cellar and Xbox when I croak half way through, my wife and kid too if you want them.

    Can't wait for this to hit CO. I have yet to try BCBS.
  25. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Ohio Nov 12, 2010

    This may only work on someone who isn't already married. I know that anyone who already has a wife sure as hell wouldn't want any more :rolleyes:
    *disclaimer* my wife is awesome, but 1 is enough!
    brandon0350 and MarkIntihar like this.
  26. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (660) Illinois Jan 7, 2011 Verified

  27. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (690) Virginia May 28, 2010 Verified

    like I said in my post I can't speak for other states, but when our local distributor says it is supposed to be keg only and my city is to be allocated only 1...
    trust me, I hope they were misinformed - or misinforming us - and we get bottles here!
  28. Scotchboy

    Scotchboy Advocate (510) Idaho Dec 7, 2010

    It says Idaho, but I'm not holding my breath that I'll be able to waltz into my beer shop and snag a 4-pack. Heres hoping though...
  29. RWNewhouse

    RWNewhouse Savant (290) Montana Feb 14, 2011

    Same for Montana. We see select GI stuff, but we don't get that. [cue: Meatloaf song..."I'll do anything for {Goose Island} but I won't do...]
    chugalug06 likes this.
  30. jaheussner

    jaheussner Aficionado (235) District of Columbia Dec 25, 2008 Verified

    I'm pretty sure that same distributor handles DC and VA, and DC gets the Three Sisters, etc. and got BCBS last year, albeit in short supply. I'd bet that at least NoVA gets BCBS in bottles this year.

    EDIT: I didn't think about the obvious ramifications of the AB takeover. We'll see what happens.
  31. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,355) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002 Verified

    Big surprise here...no to Wyoming.
  32. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,060) New York Mar 12, 2009 Verified

    Wow. My best friend and hb partner Paul is psyched, it is his favorite beer. Even I am psyched, as I finally got an appreciation for it this past release.
  33. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (690) Virginia May 28, 2010 Verified

    DC and NoVA may have the same dist but not the rest of the state (15 different licensed distributors in VA each with their own little exclusive corner)
  34. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Savant (415) Minnesota Feb 23, 2012 Verified

    Not sure why its taking 2 full months longer for it to get to MN than VA, but hey, still glad we are getting some.
  35. ewright

    ewright Savant (450) North Carolina Oct 25, 2007

    Send some my way? NC still gets no GI love at all.
  36. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,355) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002 Verified

    I read on BA that GI is going national in November. So no BCS but I'll be very happy to drink their standard lineup. All of I've had were very solid brews.
  37. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (965) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    I just confirmed tonight that we are getting BCS, and along with that their other limited offerings are coming down the pipe. I'm about as happy as a clam.
  38. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (845) Ohio Sep 16, 2010 Verified

    yea stupid 12% abv law
    MaxSpang likes this.
  39. apocalypsezombie

    apocalypsezombie Initiate (0) May 12, 2012

    Matilda still wins me over to this very day.