BCS Coffee and Cherry - MI Sightings

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by mjshearer1, Nov 21, 2012.

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  1. trginter

    trginter Aspirant (264) Dec 1, 2008 Michigan
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    Picked up a bottle (coffee) from Mega. They had one left around 2:00.
     
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  2. Itoclown

    Itoclown Aspirant (225) Jun 19, 2008 Michigan
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    I think I've given up hope on grabbin this one. I'm sure it'll pop up here in GR soon but I don't know if ill b able to nab it.
     
  3. Hopeswimmer

    Hopeswimmer Initiate (0) Nov 5, 2012 Michigan
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    I sure hope to find some in GR/Holland soon. I'm positive my local bottle shop hates that I'm calling every few days.
     
  4. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (595) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    Allegedly, that's how much Drakes had that lasted maybe 1 hour...
     
  5. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poo-Bah (1,767) Sep 23, 2011 Michigan
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    Little Caesars in Bay City got 2 cases of Cherry Rye. No Coffee yet.
     
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  6. RyanMM

    RyanMM Initiate (169) Mar 12, 2009 Michigan
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    WAT
     
  7. JerryM1984

    JerryM1984 Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Michigan

    i have 2 reserved that im picking up tomorrow
     
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  8. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poo-Bah (1,767) Sep 23, 2011 Michigan
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    Did they make you purchase a Hot & Ready to get on the list?
     
  9. JerryM1984

    JerryM1984 Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Michigan

    yeah and a 2 liter that cost $2.19
     
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  10. GRBrew

    GRBrew Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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    And i just so happen to be in bay city for a couple days. Guess i will grab a beer and a pizza.
     
  11. KzooBeerBrian

    KzooBeerBrian Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2011 Michigan

    Drakes in kzoo also got a case of madam rose if I am not mistaken. Cherry is certainly looking to not be this time around.
     
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  12. kdiggidy

    kdiggidy Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2011 Michigan

    I was told Kent Beverage did not get any of this. Take that info as you will, but this came from an owner, told to him by his rep at Kent.
     
  13. founder26

    founder26 Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2009 Michigan

    this is true, at least for now.
     
  14. Itoclown

    Itoclown Aspirant (225) Jun 19, 2008 Michigan
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    Joe... Grab one for me! Please?!
     
  15. GRBrew

    GRBrew Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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    A pizza? Pepperoni OK?
     
  16. Itoclown

    Itoclown Aspirant (225) Jun 19, 2008 Michigan
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    Pepperoni, bacon and pineapple.
     
  17. lurpy1

    lurpy1 Zealot (565) Jan 15, 2010 Minnesota
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    The Eagle has landed in Lansing. A surrogate just picked up the bottle of coffee I had on order at Big Ten Oades, and while she was there, she cleaned the store out of its remaining base Bourbon County Stout
     
  18. mattizmyname

    mattizmyname Initiate (0) Aug 2, 2012

    Damn if their other prices are any indication I bet they charged 30 for the coffee and 10 per bottle of normal.
     
  19. mlefevre

    mlefevre Aspirant (214) Nov 3, 2012 Michigan
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    any east side sightings ?? oakland or macomb area ?
     
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  20. patol8

    patol8 Initiate (197) Jul 6, 2010 Michigan
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    I bought the regular BCBS at Oades Big Ten in Lansing a couple weeks ago, $25/4 pack, so not bad.
     
  21. DeviousSpirits

    DeviousSpirits Initiate (179) Mar 23, 2009 Michigan
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    Just bought a Coffee from Country Acres in South Lyon, $20. They had four.
     
  22. iceatalamo

    iceatalamo Initiate (183) Dec 13, 2011 Michigan
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    I'm hearing nothing until the new year, but who knows.
     
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  23. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (595) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    Not sure why the Grand Rapids area gets things so much later than surrounding areas... Kalamazoo had Coffee like 2 weeks ago, and no sightings in GR? You Kalamazoo people are so spoiled... :)
     
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  24. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Fitz :)
     
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  25. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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    I talked to someone at siciliano's yesterday and they said that when the distribution routes/allotments/something like that were wrote up that G.R. was a blip on the radar. He eluded to the fact that they haven't changed and that we will generally see things later then most because of this.
     
  26. GRDave

    GRDave Initiate (75) Oct 7, 2011 Michigan
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    I was at Siciliano's yesterday as well and was told to expect the variants about 6 weeks after the Chicago release, supposedly the same schedule as regular BCBS. Seems like it should hit here any day now. Didn't regular BCBS hit Kzoo before GR as well?

    Dave
     
  27. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (595) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    Just about everything hit K-Zoo first... When 2012 Stone IRS hit, Siciliano's kept saying: "Any day now"... It never hit till like 6 months later! Ha ha! So who knows I guess...
     
  28. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    2 cases Coffee, 1 case Cherry. Boom.
     
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  29. RyanMM

    RyanMM Initiate (169) Mar 12, 2009 Michigan
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    Whereat?
     
  30. GRBrew

    GRBrew Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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    The Great White North.
     
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  31. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poo-Bah (1,767) Sep 23, 2011 Michigan
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    Canada?
     
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  32. GRBrew

    GRBrew Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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    Pretty much
     
  33. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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    I wouldn't be able to say undoubtedly yes or no, but that sounds right because I remember watching the trading forum go nuts with the Chicago release and taking over a month after for the first to arrive in GR.
     
  34. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    The eagle has landed in West Michigan:

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    Picked these guys up at Riverside Liquors on Northland Drive just south of West River Drive in Grand Rapids. They got three bottles of each, and now they have two of each. $24.99/bottle. In talking with Roger at Riverside, he said that they were one of the first to get their allocation. He also said that West Michigan only received 7 cases for the whole area (I'm honestly not sure if he meant 7 cases of each or 7 altogether).

    I am a happy man.
     
  35. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    ....and Riverside just posted on their Facebook that they're out.

    But, keep your eyes peeled for this to hit other stores very soon.
     
  36. GRDave

    GRDave Initiate (75) Oct 7, 2011 Michigan
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    No need to rush there. My mule (wife) just left and the remaining are spoken for. Drats!
     
  37. raymo55

    raymo55 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    Good luck Grand Rapids BA's....your gonna need it!

    If your 7 case theory if right....the Kalamazoo area got 5 of them....baahaahaa!
     
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  38. Hopeswimmer

    Hopeswimmer Initiate (0) Nov 5, 2012 Michigan
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    Any idea if they will continue shipping the rest of the night?
     
  39. grr32

    grr32 Initiate (32) Nov 7, 2012 Michigan

    Kzoo is distributed through a different distributor. GR and lakeshore distributor got 7 cases of each plus big john so I'm told. Probably will ship out to the stores through next week.
     
  40. raymo55

    raymo55 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    I am aware of the different distributers in different areas....I was just going off from the comment of "West Michigan only received 7 cases in the whole area".

    Sorry for the confusion
     
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