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Alesmith Heading to Illinois!

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by ngannon77, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. ngannon77

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    Looks like this is confirmed and heading to IL as early as next week! 22’s & 750’s. Should be a jolly Christmas indeed!
     
  2. Bay01

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    Haven't heard anything about this, what's the source?
     
  3. tinypyramids

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    [citation needed]

    really hope this is true.
     
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  4. DanH11

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    He joined today just to share this news.

    EDIT: not saying it isn't true, but would like a source.
     
  5. Tnudish

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    Im all fit speedway on shelves. Base is better than the BA.
     
  6. chanokokoro

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    They announced distribution to Wisconsin, but haven't heard anything about Illinois. However, I am really hoping this is true.
     
  7. Askchucky

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    I visited the brewery back in October and talked to a few employees. They mentioned that the last details were being worked out for this.
     
  8. Vav

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    News to me...
     
  9. Gonzoillini

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    Dammit.
     
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    It's true.


    And it's not going to be in Chicago. Hah! Suck it, Chicago.

    To celebrate, I'm drinking this tonight

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. chanokokoro

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    No problem. I'm downstate and out in Rockford from time to time and out toward the Quad Cities (about once a year). I'll add that to AleSmith to my shopping list right next to Ballast Point.

    Edit: Did you buy that in Illinois already?
     
  12. GraniteSkunk

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    Nope, I actually got this one in yesterday. I'm pretty sure that the distributor doesn't get up to Rockford, but they might.
     
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    Is this confirmed? link to citation of WI distro??
     
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    And to think I just had my brother mule some back from SoCal....
     
  16. burica2020

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    how can you not know this..... didn't you see that one guy talked to another guy who was star san'ing a fermentor who said its getting worked out? That seems like fact to me.
     
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    AleSmith is officially headed into Illinois! The agreement is signed and the first order will go out next week!

    Cheers!
     
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    Does this include Chicago or just western and central IL?
     
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    Given this here alesmithabbys previous posts, im gonna go ahead and say she knows a thing or two about alesmith. Thanks for the confirm abby (however, im in need of an answer to immobilisme)
     
  20. jjheinrichs

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    What about WI, can you confirm that as well?

    pleasesayyes pleasesayyes pleasesayyes
     
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    They [craft beer making people], trading for beers one can't get may go extinct for Illinoisians... ;)
     
  22. Vav

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    Huh, no kidding. What distributor did you go with?
     
  23. alesmithabby

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    Wisconsin is still a work in progress, currently awaiting approval!

    Cheers!

    PS- I work for AleSmith so hopefully I know what I'm talking about! :rolleyes:
     
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    Merry Xmas to all and to all a Speedway Stout!:D
     
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    This is awesome news! Would love to know the rumor about outside Chicago only is true.
     
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    Unfortunately yes, mid-state only. I said booo-urns.

    http://www.binnys.com/blog/?p=2826
     
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    glad I got a buddy that teaches at U of I and journeys to our fair city every few weeks.
     
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    Looks like I will be visiting family in downstate Illinois much, much more frequently. It was always nice going home and being able to bring back 6-packs of Sculpin to Chicago to blow people's minds, now imagine what they will think when I start bringing back Speedway and Old Numbskull as well.
     
  29. PDZ

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    Hey i was wondering if you guys got speedway stout in yet?
     
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    my brother lives in champaign. looks like i need him to make a binny's run for me
     
  31. mbockstruck30

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    Stupidest news ever. Farmers get to have all the fun.
     
  32. otrejo

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    At least they won't get it in DeKalb.
     
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    I don't know, I heard mom and pop stores in DeKalb are getting BA Speedway by the pallet, bro.
     
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  34. PDZ

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    Hey mid/downstate illinois-

    WERE GONNA GETCHA!

    Love,
    Chicagoland
     
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    Actually, we have gotten some here in Dekalb :D :D :D :D :D

    One of my beer guys ordered a case of Speedway.....He went through BeerJ though hahaha He said screw the distributor hahaha

    Although I have yet to try the BA SS.

    Speaking of which, I'm gonna run down there on the way to work and see if he still has a bottle left.
     
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    Working on getting some alesmith asap.
     
  37. chanokokoro

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    Cool. I hope this happens sooner rather than later. I'll be in Springfield for a conference Jan. 23-25. I'm going grab as much Speedway, Old Numbskull, and other Alesmith as possible for me and my friends in CHICAGOLAND.

    Just kidding downstaters. ;) I would love to get a bottle of each, however.
     
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    Why kid? Hook us up!
     
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    In other news, man carpools both sets of grandparents to Springfield under the guise of a "historical field trip".
     
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    We played a club on the west side of the state, and they had all sorts of Ballast Point and some Alesmith... they claimed they could get them from their distributor readily... I was making the Larry David face at them all night, while LOVING my west coasties. If Speedway Stout is available in Wisconsin or Chicago, I know I'll be buying it by the case! What a great beer!
     
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