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Steel Toe BA beer

Discussion in 'US - Midwest' started by ToadiesForCody, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. If I am remembering right Steel Toe Lunker came out around this time last year. I was just wondering if anyone has heard about it for this year? I loved this beer and I hope they are going to make it again.
     
  2. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Savant (460) Minnesota Apr 30, 2010

    It has been a somewhat random release. I checked their website, twitter, and FB page yesterday wondering the same thing. They had nothing posted on any of them regarding Lunker.
     
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  3. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (340) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011

    They are releasing Before the Dawn this friday it sounds like the plan is. At least that's what I heard when I was at the tap room Saturday.
     
  4. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    From the rumors I heard, Id be expecting it very soon, then again those are all rumors.

    ^ The coder beat me to it
     
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  5. Shag

    Shag Savant (250) Minnesota Jun 27, 2007

    They brewed BtD again?? So excited - LOVE that beer!
     
  6. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (340) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011

    Sounds like it :) I need to head out that way I just found out this Saturday so I may be swinging by there again. I need to hit Midwest Supplies to build up my keg system so what better way to toast that than BtD :) even if it is a lie I'll stop there anyways and have another Crux, I quite enjoyed that one Saturday.
     
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  7. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    Makers Mark barrels this year from what I recall.
     
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  8. opwog

    opwog Advocate (580) Minnesota Jun 16, 2008

    Any local bars doing an early tapping event? It seems that for any of their releases, they get at least one keg out to one of the local bars.
     
  9. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (340) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011

    No clue but they just posted this on twitter:
    "But you know The darkest hour Is always, always just BEFORE THE DAWN" (released on 03.28.14)
     
  10. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    3/28 at 3pm. 4 bottle limit. $20. Getting steeper each year

    Do they allow bottle shares. I work until 1 on Fridays and down for some day fun.
     
  11. Hasn't this always been a 4 bottle limit, $20 release?
     
  12. DrZeus10

    DrZeus10 Savant (285) Minnesota Jun 1, 2013

    I've seen some drinking in the lot at other releases. I'm off early and would up for it as well.
     
  13. Yeah I've been to several of their releases and there always seems to be a bottle share going down at them. I'm off this Friday so I would definitely be interested in sharing a few beers beforehand.
     
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  14. Cyclone8

    Cyclone8 Savant (475) Minnesota Oct 19, 2011

    The last (and I believe only) time they released Before the Dawn this was the case. So yes, exactly the same.
     
  15. Bottle share?!?!?! This keeps getting better and better.
     
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  16. DBijnagte

    DBijnagte Savant (250) Minnesota Dec 7, 2012

    I'd be in for a share.
     
  17. eclipse54

    eclipse54 Savant (265) Minnesota Jan 26, 2010

    I'd also contribute to a bottle share.
     
  18. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    Was lunker $15. Tell me lunker was $15 and I'm not just losing mind

    This is from the 2012 - Doubt there will be any trouble as long we are on steel toes property

    "We want to be mindful of our neighboring businesses and hope that as you wait in line you are courteous to them.
    Our liquor license does not extend past the walls of our brewery. Please keep this in mind if you choose to crack open one of your newly purchased BTD bottles (or any other brew in that case) before you get home. Your on your own if you get busted with an open bottle."

    Edit: After some research I was totally thinking of Commander (slowly backs out of room)
     
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  19. Cyclone8

    Cyclone8 Savant (475) Minnesota Oct 19, 2011

    The most recent Lunker release was $20, I don't recall how much it was the first time around.
     
  20. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

    [​IMG]
    Can we bottle share in line?!
     
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  21. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

  22. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

  23. I can't add anything.
     
  24. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Savant (415) Minnesota Dec 25, 2009

    I would be careful about a bottle share. The other nearby businesses are open during that time.

    Just my opinion.
     
  25. DBijnagte

    DBijnagte Savant (250) Minnesota Dec 7, 2012

    Do they allow outside bottles inside the taproom?
     
  26. I don't think so. I think there is some sort of law against it.
     

  27. The other business that Steel Toe shares the space with is an Ad Agency that represents 2 Gingers and Red Bull amongst many other cool brands, they have a kegerator and an unending supply of vodka and whiskey spewing from their break room. So yeah, be respectful, but just saying in all honesty, they'll probably come out and crack a couple with you.
     
  28. I want to party with them!!
     
  29. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

  30. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (340) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011

    As Toadies said unlikely, probably not legal and stuff. FiftyFifty did during the Eclipse release party and man that was super sweet and I have yet to have experienced a bottle share like that anywhere and am already planning my hopeful attendance to it again next year (yes even at $100 admission it was 100% worth it).
     
  31. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

  32. shadetree67

    shadetree67 Savant (330) Minnesota Sep 11, 2013

    Well this seek out as quickly as rum king? Not sure I can be there right at 3
     
  33. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Savant (415) Minnesota Dec 25, 2009

    No. Steel Toe always seems to have a bunch of bottles for sale. Rum King only had one barrel bottled I believe.
     
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  34. McRyan

    McRyan Savant (255) Minnesota Jul 25, 2012

    No i didn't. That's why i said like Darkness day. Someone else ask ha
     
  35. maximum12

    maximum12 Champion (755) Minnesota Jan 21, 2008

    If fading memory serves, the last couple of BA releases have hung around. Lunker batch 2 was, I believe, available for at least a week after the release. So no need to bum rush the place.
     
  36. Very true, I don't want this to get crazy. I got Lunker over a week after the release I think. I just want to share some beer with some people and put some names to faces.
     
  37. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Savant (415) Minnesota Dec 25, 2009

    Then meet them IN the taproom and share some Steel Toe.
     
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  38. JMN44

    JMN44 Aficionado (165) Minnesota Sep 19, 2013

    I completely agree - Support your local brewery!

    There is a tap room with great Steel Toe beers right there. Why go into the parking lot outside in the cold and drink other beers? If you want to try other beer, just trade some bottles and drink them later.
     
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  39. EJJ1848

    EJJ1848 Savant (430) Minnesota Jun 24, 2013

    Taproom doesn't open until 3, I think there was a hope to have a Friday Funday ( before 3), if not possible I dont think it will ruin anyone's life, maybe, but I hope not.
     
  40. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Savant (415) Minnesota Dec 25, 2009

    Sure, it could ruin someone life...like the owner of the brewery.
     

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