Bottleworks XIV anniversary

Discussion in 'Northwest' started by Mages64, Feb 7, 2013.

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  1. cannabanaceae

    cannabanaceae Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2008 Washington

    I'm going to have to cash in my change for this
     
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  2. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 Washington

    I really hope this ends up being a great beer. At what will most likely be $25-$30/bottle and maybe 2 bottles per person I truly hope it is :)
     
  3. Mages64

    Mages64 Initiate (0) Sep 7, 2009 Washington
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    anyone want to go in on a Deviation that Monday? :)
     
  4. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 Washington

    Dan, that'll depend on how many people go in on it but I just might have to :)
     
  5. starrdogg

    starrdogg Champion (811) Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    I'm going to be in town with a flight at 2 PM that day. Think that'll leave me enough time to buy bottles and still get to the airport?
     
  6. Smurf2055

    Smurf2055 Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2011 Washington

    They open at 11. Assuming you have a rental car, it's about a half hour from there to the airport. I think you should be ok.
     
  7. stx00lax

    stx00lax Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2009 Washington
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    ehh...count me in if you want. I automatically count Warren in as well. :D
     
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  8. Lazerlobe

    Lazerlobe Aspirant (262) Mar 1, 2010 Washington
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    I'm in.
     
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  9. UA8

    UA8 Zealot (543) May 12, 2008 Washington

    That's because some of the best breweries in the world are in rural VT. Don't hate because they have more talent in such small state than we do in WA.
     
  10. dirtylou

    dirtylou Poo-Bah (3,307) May 12, 2005 Washington
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    Some? You should probably vacate this thread. You missed the snarky point and you're about to embarrass yourself.
     
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  11. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    So glad I get paid 2 days before this!
     
  12. starrdogg

    starrdogg Champion (811) Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    So we're a week from the release and still no info on price/bottle limit/what the beer is. Has anyone heard any new info?
     
  13. NWer

    NWer Defender (685) Mar 10, 2009 Washington
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    For the record, Starrdogg made the same suggestion/request earlier. Seems like a popular thing to do. Maybe we'll need two or even three of these things going to satisfy everyone. Who knows? Maybe they'll give us a volume discount?
     
  14. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 Washington

    A "volume discount"...I wish.
     
  15. bfg75

    bfg75 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2011 Washington
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    Yeah, a bit odd it's coming up this close and there is no info yet.
     
  16. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,400) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    I don't remember there being much hard info for the last couple events, other than a pretty clear description of what the beer is (which seems to be lacking this time around). I'm pretty sure I didn't know what the limit or pricing was until I got to the register.
     
  17. slinkie

    slinkie Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2011 Washington

    "Next Monday, Feb. 25, Head Blender Preston Weesner will be in Seattle for the release of Bottleworks 14th Anniversary Beer at 11am. Bottleworks approached us to create a new blend they could call their own. The result is a NW style sour ale that is a blend of Blond Quad and Blond ales that were aged in Bourbon, wine and rum barrels with orange zest for up to 24 months. Bottles will go on sale as soon as they open and will last until they run out. We will also have a VERY limited amount of Bottleworks at the Barrel House only, which will go on sale when we open at Noon on Monday. There will be a yet to be determined limit per person and the price has not been set."
     
  18. bgramer

    bgramer Initiate (167) Feb 10, 2006 Washington

    Sounds like business as usual. :)
     
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  19. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,400) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    Sounds intriguing to say the least. Since they have a head blender, can we infer that Cascade has at least one assistant blender? How does one apply for such a position?
     
  20. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,400) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    Hey, why provide accurate, complete information about an event if you, like, don't have to?
     
  21. Sarlacc83

    Sarlacc83 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2008 Oregon

    One hand: I hate lines and massive amounts of hype and all the rigmarole surrounding beer releases these days!

    Other hand: Dudes, why aren't you telling us about this release?!?
     
  22. dirtylou

    dirtylou Poo-Bah (3,307) May 12, 2005 Washington
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    "There will be a 3 bottle per person limit. The cost will be $30 per bottle. "
     
  23. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,400) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    I'll be sending a friend to buy mine. At that price I so wish I could taste a glass for myself before deciding how many bottles to get. I figured the limit would be two; now I have to decide whether to spring for the third. Hopefully some of you will post your impressions from the event to let those of us chained to our desks what you think... :)
     
  24. NWer

    NWer Defender (685) Mar 10, 2009 Washington
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    My wife was planning to go along strictly to allow me to double up figuring it would be 2 bottle limit 20 - 25$ per. At 30, I'm inclined to let her off the hook - no way am I springing for 6 for myself - unless someone wants me to get a few extras for them. BM me if you need help especially if you live in Snohomish County.
     
  25. slinkie

    slinkie Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2011 Washington

    Took a personal day for this. Guard your Deviation glasses. :)
     
  26. distantmantra

    distantmantra Savant (936) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    I've got a meeting until 5pm on Monday now. Damn.
     
  27. slinkie

    slinkie Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2011 Washington

    take a long lunch before then? ;)
     
  28. distantmantra

    distantmantra Savant (936) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    I live in Seattle, but work in Auburn, so that's not happening.
     
  29. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,400) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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    I heard there's a really bad flu bug going around.
     
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  30. NWer

    NWer Defender (685) Mar 10, 2009 Washington
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    Call in. Use Facetime or Skype WebEx?
     
  31. yojimbo1

    yojimbo1 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2012 Kansas

    ...From Bottleworks. That would be classic.
     
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  32. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 Washington

    You know, I've met some of you but not all! It'd be nice to meet you all Monday! Feel free to yell waltersrj in line...or Ryan Walters. See you Monday!
     
  33. distantmantra

    distantmantra Savant (936) May 23, 2011 Washington
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    Hehe. I don't think you guys know what my job is.

    School psychologist for a couple high schools. Yeah, that would go over real well. ;)
     
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  34. Sarlacc83

    Sarlacc83 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2008 Oregon

    "I suggest you use some delicious Deviation to take the edge off what ails you."

    "I'm 17, sir."

    "Well, then, it'll be a real thrill to try this whale while you're still underage, won't it?"
     
  35. FalconA

    FalconA Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2011 Massachusetts

    High schoolers prefer texting to actual conversation anyways. Jst have ur mtng ovr txt ;-0 lolz
     
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  36. Franch

    Franch Devotee (445) Mar 22, 2011 District of Columbia
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    who doesn't prefer text to conversation these days
     
  37. landhoney

    landhoney Initiate (162) Apr 19, 2007 Florida
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    Forgive my noob-ishness on this one, but what is the line situation likely to be like? (I know hard to speculate) I've never been to one of the releases here. Just wondering how early the line will form, etc.
     
  38. t4h2c0

    t4h2c0 Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2007 Washington

    Update from Bottleworks:

    http://bottleworksbeerstore.blogspot.com/

    "There will be a 3 bottle per person limit. The cost will be $30 per bottle"

    Looks like I will be only buying one bottle at that price but I would way rather dish out $30 for this beer than $30 for the new Vlad the Impaler...
     
  39. HaveUSeenMyCellar

    HaveUSeenMyCellar Zealot (561) Aug 30, 2012 California
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    Brother of gf (practically married, so almost called him in law) is going for me. He lives/works down the street. Any recommendations from locals of other bottles in their cellar that are to go which I may want him to grab? Is there any Peche N Brett left? If someone can be my eyes, please BM me (i.e., text or e-mail me a bottle list when you get it in line so I can call/text him what to buy besides the 3 bottles he's already getting from Cascade.
    I appreciate the help. :)
     
  40. Sarlacc83

    Sarlacc83 Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2008 Oregon

    This is the ultimate in #gopickitupformebro

    Seriously, you're inconveniencing the guy enough, don't complicate it for him by trying to get other people tell you what to poach.
     
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