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Bitter Valentine in VA/DC/MD

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by kylep3, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. kylep3

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    Anyone know if Bitter valentine has hit the shelves in Northern VA yet? Parental units are coming up for a visit this weekend and want to see if they can snag some for me. Thanks!
     
  2. ThatCracker

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    Total wine in Richmond got it yesterday in one store but they are sold out - the Robious store got it this morning but I know two are already sold ;)....The norfolk stores have cases of them but I an not sure if NoVa has any yet.
     
  3. InfinityonTrial

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    Really hope it hits this week before I move away.

    If not I'll need someone around here to trade with me ;)
     
  4. BrewUrbanist

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    Last time I was at Cairo Liquor on 17th st in DC, they had a couple bottles of what I assume is last year's batch. I didn't buy it because I had no idea how old it was. now I know.
     
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    Total Wine in Sterling has it. One bottle limit.
     
  6. Evan

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    Damn! I just ordered 4 online at TW McLean. Looks like another situation where they take my money for 4 bottles only to tell me that I can only have one and it will take them a few business days to give me my money back for the other 3 bottles. I wish they could figure out how to apply bottle limits to their website!
     
  7. InfinityonTrial

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    Alexandria and Springfield TW both have it. One per person limit. Only got a case each store.
     
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    Lame I was just at the Alexandria store a few hours ago :/ One case each seems really limited. Hopefully some non TW spots get more.
     
  9. ThatCracker

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    The Norfolk area TW's got 17 cases, we just got one at each in Richmond too...
     
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    Hop-n-Wine'd!
     
  11. C20Percent

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    Last year there were two batches of this. Maybe NOVA gets more of the second batch.
     
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    Seems more than likely. I think they have been doing this with BB Porter and even their seasonals.
     
  13. kylep3

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    it was at whole foods fair lakes today. however from what i understand it is gone now.
     
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    I picked some up from the brewery last weekend and they were doing 2 bottles per customer. A woman who worked in their brewery shop said they had another batch in the tanks so be on the lookout for a second shipment.
     
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    Not much interest in this one lately it seems, but I saw multiple bottles at Lost Dog in McLean yesterday. Hope it was batch 2.
     
  16. C20Percent

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    The beer shops I follow on Facebook usually post an update when this comes in, and I haven't seen anything since early February.
     
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    The 2nd batch should be in the area now, I know MOM's Organic Market in Herndon ( http://www.facebook.com/HerndonBeerPage ) got some in but can't sell it until it is in their computer system.
     
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    Batch 2 is come and gone in Richmond - Batch 2 of Cafe Royale should be around in a month or so
     
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    Whole Foods in Falls Church had this on tap the past two days, but its gone now. Anyone know if other places have it?
     
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    I called Total Wine and they told me that this beer only comes out once a year, and that's at Valentine's.

    Sucks when you know more than your beer store.
     
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    You should see some more out in NoVA this week. It was allocated out last week. The distributor has opened up to accounts this week with a 1 case/account limit(at least through my rep).
     
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    seekabrew says they distribute to MD...does anyone know if this shows up in MD?
     
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    They had some at Whole Foods in Reston last Thursday, not sure if there is any left but you have to ask for it as it wasn't on the shelf. $7.99 each, I think it was limited to one bottle as that's all I was offered.
     
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    Curious Grape in Shirlington had like 6 or 7 yesterday. 8.99 a bottle iirc
     
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    My man on U Street has quite a few on the shelves still (as of last night).. 11.99 though.. I could've gone down a bit to Whole Foods for cheaper, but this guy is great and hooked me up big time when KBS came out.

    14th and U
     
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    Curious Grape in Shirlington still had some as of 9pm last evening.
     
  27. Saudereth

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    TW Alexandria had a ton about 3 days ago. Not behind the counter. It was on one of the 4 sided island shelves, the one closest to the door to the cooler.
     
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    WTF! None in RIC but the beach and NoVa got it? Goooood God!
     
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