Breweriana BIF 2013 (Spring Edition) Hints and Hauls

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by hannydawg, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    Damn I'm out!!
     
  2. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    Sorry!
     
  3. Rifugium

    Rifugium Mar 2, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    I have 3 definites picked out for my target, two of which are wants. So NO ONE BUY ANYMORE GLASSES UNTIL THIS IS OVER. [/hypocrisy]
    I still have to put a little thought into the remainder of the glass and the swag, though my extras are coming along nicely. Probably looking to ship out early- to mid-May.
     
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  4. kevanb

    kevanb Apr 4, 2011 Illinois
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    There is a good chance I will be shipping to my target next week
     
  5. Sender

    Sender Sep 19, 2010 Minnesota

    My target lives on the North American Plate
     
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  6. valdieu2

    valdieu2 Feb 23, 2012 Maine

    I shipped today and UPS says it will arrive at my Target on Wednesday. Maybe should have sent Fedex.
     
  7. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    Up to 4 glasses for my target... 2 wants, and 2 glasses that should be wants :D Grabbing the last two soon. Also, shipping to one of the three largest states in the US by population!
     
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  8. MsRif

    MsRif Oct 23, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I believe I have secured all six glasswales wants for my target. Today I will be picking up two beer wants for him from a brewery that only distributes to CA, OR, CO and PA. I have a lot of nice extra little stuff to throw in as well. Just have to get a t-shirt locked down and I will probably be sending out at the end of this coming week :) Oddly enough, I don't think I will be sending a single local glass in this BIF but I thought hitting wants would be better than sending local stuff this time around.
     
  9. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    Good Lord, I hope thats me!
     
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  10. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Bad ass swag. Check.
    6 sweet glasses. Check.
    Ready to mail out Monday. Check.
     
  11. MsRif

    MsRif Oct 23, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I forgot to mention that I do have quiet a few t-shirt "gots" and "wants"...just thought I'd post 'em here so I don't get a double of any shirt that I already have.

    Gots:
    Cigar City
    Dunedin
    Funky Buddha
    Philly Beer Scene (Non-Brewery Raffle Prize Shirt)
    Church Brew Works
    Hopworks Urban Brewery
    Block 15
    East End
    Captain Lawrence
    Hair of the Dog
    7th Sun
    Denver Beer Co.
    Dogfish Head
    Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.
    Strange Brewing
    Avery
    Tired Hands
    Cycle Brewing
    Mountain Sun
    Weyerbacher
    Equinox
    Stoudt's
    Upright Brewing

    Wants:
    Deschutes
    The Alchemist
    Walking Man Brewing Co.
    Rogue
    Everybody's Brewing
    Oskar Blues
    Breckenridge
    Vermont Pub and Brewery

    I wear a men's medium :)
     
  12. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    i'm not in the BIF, but just curious in general - on shirts, you don't want doubles...but you have breweries listed. capt lawrence, for example, sells a bunch of different shirts (i have 3 different ones). do you search out one per brewery only?
     
  13. MsRif

    MsRif Oct 23, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Not necessarily one per, I do have 2 different Block 15 shirts and 2 different Tired Hands shirts. I just prefer getting shirts if possible from breweries I've been to but that I do not have a shirt from...that's how I came up with my "wants" for shirts. I'll have to take an updated pic of my "collection" tomorrow so those in this BIF can see exactly which shirts I have.
     
  14. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    i might have some unworn medium shirts that people sent me when i thought it would be a good motivator to get down to a medium. i'll check, if so...i will send them your way, should have at least one want in there.
     
  15. MsRif

    MsRif Oct 23, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Thanks :) I'm headed to bed now but inbox me the info and we can work something out.
     
  16. MsRif

    MsRif Oct 23, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    [​IMG]

    That's most of my shirt collection, the only difference now is I have a new Tired Hands shirt ("The Light that Spills..."), a Stoudt's shirt, an Upright Brewing shirt and a new Block 15 shirt ("Super Nebula"). I see that I also somehow missed putting my original Block 15 shirt in this picture...but through looking on their website I don't even think they sell it anymore.

    Also, I am pursuing one more thing for my target that I won't be able to get right away but I think it's worth the wait so I will be sending out slightly later but still well before the deadline :)
     
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  17. hannydawg

    hannydawg Apr 4, 2010 Illinois

    Picked up an extremely badass mini snifter for my target this weekend at DLD, and a shirt also. Just have to figure out which of the six glasses I already had to eliminate. Will ship east this week, have to recover from the weekend first though.
     
  18. LoPo87

    LoPo87 Mar 9, 2012 Oregon
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    Where were they selling these!? I asked two different employees if glassware was for sale and they both told me no :(
     
  19. kevanb

    kevanb Apr 4, 2011 Illinois
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    They have sold glassware at the intelligentsia tent each year for the past 4 years, but they sell out very quickly.
     
  20. Rifugium

    Rifugium Mar 2, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    From what I hear, there was no limit, so the eBayers got them first.
     
  21. hannydawg

    hannydawg Apr 4, 2010 Illinois

    I got to the booth soon after the gates opened. I purchased 6 (4 for friends, 1 for me, 1 for my target), but I saw many people buying cases of 12. Purely hearsay, but I heard 500 total glasses, and from what I remember, they lasted about an hour.
     
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  22. pdeepak

    pdeepak Jan 7, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I was told 500 also. the intelligentsia guy told me this the night before when I was at the pub for dinner.

    I got my one, but also did see the cases being bought
     
  23. pdeepak

    pdeepak Jan 7, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    In other news, I have all 6 pieces of glassware assembled. 2 wants, 2 sweet style wants and 2 others that I think my target will be happy with.

    As with the last round, I have no accumulated swag, but will pick up a little something that my target is unlikely to have
     
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  24. valdieu2

    valdieu2 Feb 23, 2012 Maine

    Looks like my package will arrive Tuesday somewhere in the Heartland. It's a combo off old stuff and new stuff.
     
  25. averagjoe3

    averagjoe3 Jul 9, 2012 Connecticut
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    Hint 3: My Fav baseball team added a player this year who played for my targets city last year
     
  26. LoPo87

    LoPo87 Mar 9, 2012 Oregon
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    Ahhh so a rookie mistake by me. I honestly didn't even know there was an Intelligentia tent in the first place. Well that sucks for me :(
     
  27. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I know it probably doesn't need to be said, but if my sender had a 3F mini snifter in the box for me, well that would just be the bees knees.
     
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  28. LoPo87

    LoPo87 Mar 9, 2012 Oregon
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    Hint #2: My target, just like the last BIF, is located in a state where one of my least favorite NHL team plays.
     
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  29. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    Hmmm did they when the presidents trophy?:)
     
  30. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Feb 20, 2010 Colorado

    Updated my wants to include the new DLD mini Snifter...might as well join the hype train.

    My targets state is one I've never been to, is on the east coast, north of Washington DC.
     
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  31. LoPo87

    LoPo87 Mar 9, 2012 Oregon
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    I think I have successfully narrowed down my sender to one of 10 people. MORE HINTS PLEASE!
     
  32. Sender

    Sender Sep 19, 2010 Minnesota

    Hint: I'm not sending to you
     
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  33. duceswild

    duceswild Feb 8, 2010 Maryland
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    I am not sending to you either.
     
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  34. LoPo87

    LoPo87 Mar 9, 2012 Oregon
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    Well that unfortunately doesn't help hahahaha
     
  35. averagjoe3

    averagjoe3 Jul 9, 2012 Connecticut
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    I am not sending to you either
     
  36. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Sep 8, 2007 New York

    Me either !!!
     
  37. LoPo87

    LoPo87 Mar 9, 2012 Oregon
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    I think I am narrowed down to 3 people who might be my sender :cool:
     
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  38. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    Not me
     
  39. Xtent

    Xtent Jan 16, 2013 California
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    Alright so after today's wheelin and dealin, I will have 3 wants locked down.
    Also one that should be a want from a great brewery here in San Diego that doesn't even bottle their brews yet.
     
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  40. averagjoe3

    averagjoe3 Jul 9, 2012 Connecticut
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    Waiting on my last 2 items and ill be ready to ship
     
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