BCBS Coffee and Cherry in MA?

Discussion in 'New England' started by Horbar, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. Horbar

    Horbar Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    Have these already come and gone in Mass, or are
    e we still waiting?
  2. BobZ

    BobZ Jun 24, 2009 Massachusetts

    Still waiting, this is much like the mysterious original BCBS release that came very late (with regard to the rest of the region/country) and in a much smaller quantity than other regions.

    I expect these will not be easy beers to get once they do eventually arrive.

    I've heard a few rumors to "why", such as Goose Island was pissed at L-knife (the distributor), but these are just rumors and Julios is still waiting too (and they are not part of L-knifes distribution).

    It would be nice to know the real story to what happened this year with MA and BCBS (as well as variants) but we will probably never find out.
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  3. jamvt

    jamvt Aug 5, 2005 Massachusetts
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    AB self distributes in Boston, are they pissed at themselves? Yes I know Knife distributes AB on the South Shore.
  4. mkabull

    mkabull Nov 2, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Has anyone heard any news on this? The owner at the beer store I go to said that they aren't going to be distributed in MA.
  5. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    I saw someone in the bcbs sighting thread mention some place on the south shore had coffee. Not sure if it was legit
  6. MyIronLung

    MyIronLung Oct 28, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Once again, Massachusetts is a month behind everyone else. I heard January release for cherry and coffee.
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  7. cbeer88

    cbeer88 Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    A month? That shit was released on Black Friday in November...
  8. Ataraxia

    Ataraxia Sep 20, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Mass got normal BCBS on Black Friday (or at least the store near work did) but not the variants
  9. cbeer88

    cbeer88 Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    Yes, I mean that the variants were actually released on Black Friday by the brewery but MA hasn't even seen them yet. I was quoting in reference to "MA being a month behind", when in fact we've been more like 2 months behind on limited releases lately.
  10. MyIronLung

    MyIronLung Oct 28, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Ok. Two months.
    My bad.
  11. Ataraxia

    Ataraxia Sep 20, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Released from the brewery. Gotcha. Sorry :/
  12. GonzoHomebrewer

    GonzoHomebrewer Sep 15, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Heard that we are getting both but the cherry will be very very tough, likely just a handful of bottles for most stores. Coffee should be a touch more plentiful. Thats just the gist from a few beer managers i talk to. I also sent out some emails to some random stores asking and only got a response from one of the four, so who knows.
  13. MasterCraft

    MasterCraft Sep 2, 2012 Massachusetts

    Bumping this, any updated info?
  14. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    Saw a bunch of Coffee today for the first time in MA
  15. MasterCraft

    MasterCraft Sep 2, 2012 Massachusetts

    Seriously? Where?
  16. Stockfan42

    Stockfan42 Jan 20, 2009 Massachusetts

    This was very helpful....
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  17. jderosia603

    jderosia603 Jul 17, 2012 New Hampshire

    Where at? Want.
  18. jaxon53

    jaxon53 Mar 1, 2006 Connecticut
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Coffee in Eastern CT if anyone is looking...
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