Black Note 4 Packs - Chicagoland?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by dman127, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. dman127

    dman127 Jul 11, 2011 Illinois
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    Anyone know if these are still around in Chicagoland? Hopefully North Side or North Burbs.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Lognar

    Lognar Apr 10, 2012 Illinois

    Was out and about in the SW burbs on Wednesday and no one really seemed to know much of anything. The small shops had no clue, some had never even heard of BN. All I got from Binny's was "we hope so" and "maybe check back this week."
     
  3. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    Talked to a guy at one of the south sub binnys... he seems to think they will not be getting any. He said it will probably only be a handful of stores in burbia that get any.
     
  4. ThirstT

    ThirstT May 5, 2012 Illinois
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    I heard one distributer had only 5 cases for the West region. I'm not too familiar with that side of the biz, but it appears that minimal amounts are making their way out...BCBS Cherry rarity
     
  5. moefriedman

    moefriedman Feb 15, 2012 Illinois
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    This thread needs to be called "Black Note 12oz Singles-Chicagoland".
    No one is gonna be selling 4packs because 1/case/store if they get any.
     
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  6. dman127

    dman127 Jul 11, 2011 Illinois
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    A Northside store had some going out as 4 packs today - but they are now out.
     
  7. ChicagoShoop

    ChicagoShoop Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    Armanettis in Aurora was selling 4 packs today, same with corner cottage in elmhurst yesterday. Both out now. But there are places selling it by the 4 pack
     
  8. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Sep 19, 2012 Illinois

    yaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwn

    Anybody want this? Wheres my BCBS?? While it is the closest attempt; it has an off flavor, one I can not describe. I smell it and taste it....BCBS does not have this weird flavor.
    I'll take any BCBS over black note.

    Hopslam is obviously nice as always.....Anxious to try it on tap.


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  9. CMB2012

    CMB2012 Nov 26, 2008 Colorado

    YES!
     
  10. fastenoughforphish

    fastenoughforphish Nov 14, 2012 Illinois

    Maybe you should be drinking coffee instead. I've heard people say you get weird off flavors when you taste and yawn. Weird I know.
     
  11. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    Damn I was in the corner yesterday buying hopslam. How did I miss this? Damn, damn, damn.
     
  12. HurricaneDitka

    HurricaneDitka Dec 25, 2011 Michigan

    The closest attempt? It's nothing like BCBS. Maybe that off flavor is balance?
     
  13. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    BCBS>Ditka>BN
     
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  14. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Jun 29, 2012 Illinois
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    Bite your tongue!
     
  15. jhillwastaken

    jhillwastaken Jan 21, 2012 Illinois
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    I was at Woodman's in North Aurora asking for Hopslam, and the girl at the counter brings me out a 4-pk of Black Note. I must have looked at her weird because she goes "wait, isn't this what you wanted?" I told her I'd take it. They were out of Hopslam though. Sold through 40 cases. Balls.

    Also, I haven't tried BN yet, but Ditka>BCBS for sure. And I love BCBS.
     
  16. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Illinois
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    South Loop Binny's sold out of Black Note in 40 minutes. Limited to 1 12 oz. bottle per person.
     
  17. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Jan 13, 2012 Colorado

    Woodmans North Aurora is sold out FYI
     
  18. ChicagoShoop

    ChicagoShoop Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    Yep just called woodmans and they are out!
     
  19. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    Vav's taking a "vacation from his problems." (Name that film.)
     
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  20. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Illinois
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    Come on now.

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  21. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    Nope! But SNL alum = on the right track
     
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  22. crushedvol

    crushedvol Jan 29, 2008 Illinois

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  23. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Illinois
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    Trick question. There were references in both movies. (Though What About Bob had the more poignant line, admittedly).
     
  24. foobula

    foobula Dec 14, 2009 Illinois

    Really? I need to revisit that film apparently.
    Debatable. I will say that as far as psychology-themed comedies go, it can't be beat.

    Back to the Black Note thread
     
  25. DBCOACHEMUP

    DBCOACHEMUP Dec 16, 2011 Illinois

    What about Bob?!
     
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  26. MC6

    MC6 Dec 12, 2008 Illinois
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    What if Ditka was holding a bomber of Rare?
     
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  27. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Illinois
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    Trick question. Ditka IS Rare.
     
  28. AJDePaul

    AJDePaul Jun 29, 2012 Illinois
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    FTFY
     
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  29. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
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    uh... whoever doesnt want their black note (i.e. playaplaya) Ill be more than willing to trade for some BCBS.
     
  30. pcstuck

    pcstuck Jan 5, 2013 Illinois
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    Woodmans did have a nice stash of NS/BJ tho. But yes they are out of hopslam/black note. At least I got something out of the trip
     
  31. stevegoz

    stevegoz May 5, 2008 Illinois
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    Took Downers Grove 47 minutes to sell out. Glad I was having lunch just one strip mall over when the Tweet came out!
     
  32. ChugginOil

    ChugginOil Sep 23, 2010 Illinois

    I scored a 4pack at Mr. A's in West Chicago a couple hours ago. 8 bottle limit.
     
  33. 71gto

    71gto Jun 3, 2009 Illinois
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    Damn it, I wish I would have read this before I went to St Charles Binnys and got shut out.
     
  34. fastenoughforphish

    fastenoughforphish Nov 14, 2012 Illinois

    Got two at Glen Ellyn Binnys about an hour ago. Well I got one and GF got me one earlier in the day, I dunno if they have any left but it was there for a few hours at least (which I wont understand how DG Binnys could sell out so quick and people don't think to drive 10 minutes North to GE Binny's, but oh well, more for me!).
     
  35. JPortillo

    JPortillo Mar 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Legend has it that there were only 10 cases of this so called "black note" in the city of Chicago....scary!
     
  36. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    How
    How the hell did they get any? What were they $40 a 4-pack?
     
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  37. benjaminahudson

    benjaminahudson Sep 29, 2012 North Carolina

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  38. ThirstT

    ThirstT May 5, 2012 Illinois
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    I heard 5 cases earlier, now I've also been told 10.
     
  39. ChugginOil

    ChugginOil Sep 23, 2010 Illinois

    Naw bro, $27.99 and I grabbed the 1st 4pack at about 3oclock today
     
  40. Treebs

    Treebs Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    I went and bought more BCBS. Did I do this wrong?
     
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