Assassin 2013

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by tgchief, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. eawolff99

    eawolff99 May 10, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Any locals (Twin Cities) able to help me out w a couple assassins? And maybe a Morning Delight or 2?? I'll take care of ya!! :)
     
  2. TgBC

    TgBC Aug 28, 2011 Iowa

    No Assassin on tap unfortunately. It all went to bottles or special projects.
     
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  3. TgBC

    TgBC Aug 28, 2011 Iowa


    We're trying hard to make everything run smooth this year. We're setting up a bunch of things for future releases, but they just aren't in the cards this time around. Hopefully everyone can have a great time and can have some patience with the release!
     
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  4. Localdrinklax

    Localdrinklax Jul 23, 2010 Wisconsin
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    Hope these are reasonable: Darklord, Darkness 09 & 10, King Henry, The Abyss?
     
  5. Bond111

    Bond111 Feb 14, 2011 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I have to work until 5 on Saturday, but hope to make to trip after work, if there is any left.
     
  6. randjuke

    randjuke Feb 13, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Yeah a lot's going to depend on the volume of people that show up, which is difficult to predict, and how they behave. I think giving out numbers to people in line is a great idea.
     
  7. jkwikkel

    jkwikkel Mar 18, 2008 Iowa

    Maybe one or two of those.
     
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  8. shebby

    shebby Feb 29, 2012 Utah
    Beer Trader

    This is one of the coolest bottles I've ever seen...love the wax!

    [​IMG]
     
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  9. mtrutlin

    mtrutlin Apr 4, 2012 South Carolina
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    Hopefully they'll be using some sort of ticketing system to make sure people don't pick up their limit, put them the bottles in the car and get right back in line to buy more. It'd be nice if everyone was honest at these releases and didn't try and figure a way around the bottle limit, but there always seems to be a few people who find a way around the system to get as many bottles as possible using the old "I'm getting them for trading partners" excuse to justify their actions.
     
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  10. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    depends on what the crowd is like and how many extra you get. I went back for seconds at Steel Toes Lunker release, however you can still go get more bottles at the tap room, and I could tell by the meager crowd they weren't going to be running out any time soon. However with the CW15 release, that is a different story.
     
  11. mtrutlin

    mtrutlin Apr 4, 2012 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    I suppose, but my understanding is that TG is hoping to have this beer last through the weekend (and possibly even send a few bottles out to stores/bars in the markets they will be distributing to). I know a few people are going on Sunday in the hopes of getting some bottles. If everyone on Saturday is going back for 2nd's that will severly decrease the chances of those going on Sunday getting bottles.

    I guess my only point is, if the brewery says 6 bottles per person per day, then people should honor the limits. It should be up to the brewery to up the limits if there is enough to go around.
     
  12. olympuszymurgus

    olympuszymurgus Nov 24, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    So what are folks bringing to drink?

    On deck-
    Cascade Strawberry
    Revolution IPA
    Big John(?)
     
  13. roon

    roon Mar 1, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Are there any willing mules, I can compensate in either beer or $$ or both :).
     
  14. alcstradamus

    alcstradamus Aug 10, 2008 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    I want morning delight....I don't really care about Assassin...not sure I can justify the cost of the fuel and possible hotel just for 2 bottles of MD

    Decisions, decisions
     
  15. Erdinger2003

    Erdinger2003 Sep 16, 2005 Iowa

    If anybody is willing to work with me I can get them some bottles of both, just message me.
     
  16. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    How do Iowa growler laws play out?
     
  17. Erdinger2003

    Erdinger2003 Sep 16, 2005 Iowa

    I've got all my beer spoken for. Sorry, it was quick :)

    They'll fill up any growler with the government warning on it.
     
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  18. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Bringing a growler of Dangerous Man's coffee porter to share, hope I make it early enough!
     
  19. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Feb 16, 2013 Michigan

    Ya the bottles bad ass hows the beer
     
  20. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Top
    It was a top three beer for me last year, and I drank ALLOT of great beers last year.
     
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  21. copslovebeer

    copslovebeer Mar 26, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    ISO: a mule. Anyone willing to snag me two bottles? I can come grab them from you Sunday in TC area..
     
  22. tgchief

    tgchief Nov 30, 2010 Iowa

    And one will be yours great trader! Cheers!
     
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  23. tgchief

    tgchief Nov 30, 2010 Iowa

    You bring em, we fill em, as long as they have the Gov warning!

    Cheers!
     
  24. tgchief

    tgchief Nov 30, 2010 Iowa

    Don't underestimate this years Assassin....barrel aged to perfection I will buy your full bottles back if you are not satisfied.
     
  25. mtrutlin

    mtrutlin Apr 4, 2012 South Carolina
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    Perfection is the perfect way to describe every TG brew I've been lucky enough to try thus far
     
  26. mdmusch

    mdmusch May 5, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I'll be keeping my eyes on this thread for bottle count left... I have to drive from Rochester to Fond du Lac and back in a day. More than likely will swing through if some bottles are left, but that wouldn't be until probably 6pm or 7pm....
     
  27. tgchief

    tgchief Nov 30, 2010 Iowa

    Thank you very much....we make many mistakes in our brewery too, we just try not to serve them. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to putting a smile on your face after that first drink of the day for years to come!

    Cheers!
     
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  28. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Jan 23, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I had a red wax bottle with one of the TG brewers at Darkness day last year. It was an awesome beer and I really hope to get one with this year's release!
     
  29. olympuszymurgus

    olympuszymurgus Nov 24, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    Anybody there yet?
     
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  30. jkwikkel

    jkwikkel Mar 18, 2008 Iowa


    Still on the road, left an hour after I had planned to.
     
  31. Rob-P

    Rob-P Feb 29, 2012 Iowa

    Man, wish I was there. Anyone from Des Moines going and not buying their limit?
     
  32. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    ^^yeah, if anyone from Des Moines is going and willing to bring back an extra bottle of Assassin, I'd gladly pay $30 and a few nice beers from my cellar.
     
  33. jatut

    jatut Jan 4, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Go time first 4!

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  34. Penguin3200

    Penguin3200 Dec 28, 2008 Minnesota

    Nice! Looks like a nice morning "delight"!
     
  35. Bond111

    Bond111 Feb 14, 2011 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    You guys are hardcore!!!

    Question to TG Crew, where else can we park besides the tap house lot? I'm not sure if it was covered on the official website or not?

    I should hopefully be there around 7:30pm or so tonight, if any BA's will still be there.
     
  36. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    On the road, forgot the growler...bah
     
  37. Guzzi

    Guzzi Nov 19, 2011 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    I plan on stopping in Sunday, really hoping there is something left!
     
  38. elliott1184

    elliott1184 Mar 31, 2011 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Won't be able to make it there. :( If someone from the Twin Cities can pick one up for me, I have a Sexual Chocolate to offer; if that's not of interest we can talk about something else.
     
  39. CLaBarre

    CLaBarre Feb 22, 2013 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Rob and bottle caps, I will try to pick you a bottle of assassin up each.
     
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  40. CLaBarre

    CLaBarre Feb 22, 2013 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    I can't seem to update the trade list from my phone. I am also bringing a bottle of surly smoke and pentagram if anyone is interested.
     
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