Binny's Lincoln Park Black Friday 2012 Official Thread

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Vav, Nov 7, 2012.

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  1. Horseballs

    Horseballs Feb 7, 2012 Ohio

    My question isn't totally on topic, but this is an active thread... I am from Ohio and looking to get BCBS. I have some family in Chicago this weekend staying in Rogers Park. Where should I send them to find a couple of four packs? I told them about this store and this event, but any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. marcgo2

    marcgo2 Nov 16, 2010 Illinois
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    Check beermenus.com
     
  3. JmH

    JmH Jun 6, 2012 Illinois

    the Jewel at Paulina and Milwaukee (1341 North Paulina) had multiple cases out on the floor as of a week ago. 20.99 too, which is the best price I've seen in town. Not exactly Rogers Park, so you may want to give the store a call to verify that it's still in stock before sending someone there.
     
  4. doogie71628

    doogie71628 May 9, 2012 Illinois
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    Last I saw they pulled it off of the floor, BUT if you ask they will get a 4 pack from the back.
     
  5. Horseballs

    Horseballs Feb 7, 2012 Ohio

    Thanks for the suggestions guys, I'll relay the information. If someone else has any suggestions, I think it would be better to either pm me or find another relevant thread to stop spamming up this one so much. Thanks again.
     
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  6. marcgo2

    marcgo2 Nov 16, 2010 Illinois
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  7. Flabbyjandro

    Flabbyjandro Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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  8. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    Jewel in Wicker Park has (had earlier this week at least) plenty at this price. So I'd definitely check any Jewel just to check. If not, hell, you can find BCS at many locations. Just may pay closer to $26-$30. 'Taint hard to find.
     
  9. averagejake872

    averagejake872 Apr 19, 2011 Illinois

    Binnys Facebook just posted a 10% off coupon that's only good on Black Friday.

    It specifically notes that beer is included. I'm assuming this is specifically to be used at your event, isn't it Vav?? ;)
     
  10. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    Fine print: "not applicable on cellar or allocated items". So most of Vav's items wouldn't qualify. Not sure what fits the definition of an allocated item. PvW 23? Bourbon County Coffee? Regular BCS? Anything with purchase limits?
     
  11. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    Also FYI Binny's says on their fb page that you don't have to print out the coupon, you can show it on your mobile device with the barcode/number in the lower left. Not that the coupon will apply to anything Vav is selling.
     
  12. Vav

    Vav Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    This coupon will NOT apply to the Black Friday beers. Allocated means, in a nutshell, "Shit we dont get a lot of." So Pappy is out too. Basically, if you've seen a purchase limit, it's allocated.

    Edit: And for the record, we havent gotten our Pappy shipment yet anyway.
     
  13. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    So you're telling me I still have a chance!
     
  14. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    Vav, from your twitter pic. the case of king henry was from the cellar or a shipment in the past couple of weeks? i ask because i heard some king henry was going to hit some distros and i want to know which truck i'm chasing. yah know, for science and all.

    edit: you just tweeted another picture with the beer of thrones/one beer to rule them all. i was referring to the picture with the u-boat.
     
  15. averagejake872

    averagejake872 Apr 19, 2011 Illinois

    Rats, I was hoping that the ;) would show my sarcasm.
     
  16. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    I don't think sarcasm is allowed in the context of hundreds of folks showing up at once seeking highly coveted items. ;)
     
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  17. mcbeerbrew

    mcbeerbrew Feb 9, 2011 Illinois
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    Cabrini Green Dominck's has it for 17$ a 4pack and Jewel in Old Town has it for 20$.
     
  18. Vav

    Vav Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    The King Henry available is the stuff from 2011...eg the one aged in spent Rare barrels.

    No more tweets/bm's/emails, i'm drinking whisky and going dark, see you guys and gals in the morning.
     
  19. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    Line? Photos?? Drinking in the parking lot getting you thrown out?
     
  20. bertram

    bertram Dec 18, 2010 Illinois

    Line, yes. Photos, not yet. Parking, plentiful so far.
     
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  21. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Maybe 40 or 50 in line at 8am.
     
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  22. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Jan 13, 2012 Colorado

    Why is there a line an hour (or more) before the store opens when there is absolutely no benefit in showing up early??
     
  23. bootlegger1929

    bootlegger1929 Jul 17, 2010 Illinois

    What's going on with 2012 coffee at LP binnys?
     
  24. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Probably 50% tradition, 50% the fact there will be beers in today not raffled off.
     
  25. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    Any deep fried turkey present?
     
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  26. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    How many lurkers are on BA? There's 300 in line
     
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  27. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    100 BAs in line, 200 mules.
     
  28. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Buy buy buy.
     
  29. BUNZILLA

    BUNZILLA Jan 14, 2011 Indiana
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  30. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    Don't call my wife a mule, she's more of a hinny.
     
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