bruery initiation tickets

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by crusian, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    When do these go on sale?! I need to get a flight, but might miss out on initiation tickets, which would make the flight pointless.
     
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  2. salzar

    salzar Dec 27, 2008 California

    I was wondering the same thing my self. Hopfully we know by the end of this week.
     
  3. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Knowing my luck, I would get my flight and not get a ticket.
     
  4. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
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    At this point I can only assume there's something going on with the webstore security to make sure only RS are able to make it.

    While there hasn't been any hard numbers for RS members this year announced, I don't think there are significantly more than last year (no source, just based on the paperwork at the Bruery for pickups). I don't remember either session filling out particularly quickly, but the later session did fill up first.
     
  5. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    True... but hoaders and preservation... so, maybe 3 times as many people?
     
  6. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
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    I haven't seen anything stating PS could buy tickets, and given how the Bruery has backtracked on how many RS exclusives the PS would actually have access to, I'd be surprised if they opened this up to them.

    Even with they significantly increased the number of RS/HS members, all they'd need to do would be add a third session. The Phoenix club can accommodate a ridiculous number of people.
     
  7. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Oh, another question... do I need a ticket for a wife that won't drink?
     
  8. Waldomega

    Waldomega Jan 15, 2013 Nevada

    i likely will not be able to attend, can i give the tickets to others?
     
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  9. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Answered my own question, read through last year's posts... sounds like there was a rip off DD ticket. Not sure of the price though, but people were mad at the price.
     
  10. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
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    Last year you needed to present photo ID to get your RS ticket/wristband, and your guest needed to present photo ID to receive their wristband. So the guest ticket was technically transferable, yours however was not.

    IIRC correctly, the DD ticket was 25/35 bucks. Don't quote me on that, I can double check the email when I get home to confirm. But yeah, it was grossly overpriced.
     
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  11. Lane1

    Lane1 Jan 10, 2011 California

    Not to be dick, but I don't think Preservation Society should get allowed to go since it is a quarterly based membership. If i recall correctly, I don't remember reading that there is a cap on the amount of Preservation memberships available...this would cause an issue with the numbers of people at the event. I feel that the biggest perks should go to the people who have decided to invest in a year for the company...not just feel it out. Again don't mean to causing "class discrimination" but they have the 3 tier system in place for a reason.
     
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  12. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Jul 7, 2012 California
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    Cant find the breakdown for ticket prices in my email, so my numbers may(probably) be off.
     
  13. mattolesh

    mattolesh Sep 30, 2007 California

    Hey all,

    True, the new website has caused some delays but we're working on getting all the details ironed out as quickly as possible. Keep your eyes peeled for an email by the end of the week for sure (hopefully as soon as tomorrow).

    To answer a few questions quickly here:
    These tickets will be for RS & HS members to purchase... not PS.
    Designated Driver tickets will be available as well.

    Cheers,
    Matt
    [director of retail @ The Bruery]
     
  14. jtmartino

    jtmartino Dec 11, 2010 California
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    Matt, do you now if additional tasters will be available for purchase this time around?
     
  15. mattolesh

    mattolesh Sep 30, 2007 California

    jtmartino - sorry... no additional tasters.

    FYI... Planning on putting tickets up for sale in the next hour.
     
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  16. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Looks like they are up... just the one session... when are DD tickets gong up? Will these sell out? I am still making plans...
     
  17. Destral

    Destral Oct 20, 2009 Nevada
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    When and where are the tickets on sale? I haven't seen any emails or mention of this yet...and its not on the store site.
     
  18. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    It is on the store... why is there tax on entry to a private party? That seems stupid. Dumb California laws.
     
  19. Destral

    Destral Oct 20, 2009 Nevada
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    Yeah I see it now. Wasn't when I looked 5 minutes ago =(

    Since there is only 1 session, is there a cap to the number of tickets being sold at all?
     
  20. salzar

    salzar Dec 27, 2008 California

    Well might as well order them now.....
     
  21. mthomas84

    mthomas84 Feb 2, 2010 California
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    ISO: 1 ticket

    Id happily trade &/or pay for the ticket. Please BM me if you'd be interested in working something out... I have BCS, black note, BB Pt5th, Event Horizon, etc
     
  22. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    I will also be ISO for 1 ticket. Let me know!
     
  23. hoserking

    hoserking Mar 28, 2010 California

    So do this mean there is only one session this year?
     
  24. lymph

    lymph May 10, 2010 California
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    I like how I had to find out about this through BA and not an email from the Bruery.
     
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  25. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    I'm sure you will get one today.
     
  26. mhksuccess

    mhksuccess Jul 7, 2012 California
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    damn I never received any email
    that sucks
     
  27. PeterJ

    PeterJ Dec 5, 2012 California

    I never received an email either. I just read this thread and checked the site and they turned out to be for sale.

    Edit: Wasn't there supposed to be a Hoarders initiation celebration too?
     
  28. salzar

    salzar Dec 27, 2008 California

    It looks like Hoarders can get 4 tickets, compared to 2 for RS
     
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  29. lymph

    lymph May 10, 2010 California
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    Not sure about a separate Hoarders initiation. Emails from the Bruery seemed to imply only one initiation. I asked Jamie if there was going to be something special for Hoarders at the initiation (a special area/extra pours/early ticketing) and the response I received was that they are still planning everything out and they will email us as soon as they know.
     
  30. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Dec 21, 2011 California
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    What time is the event?
     
  31. jtmartino

    jtmartino Dec 11, 2010 California
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    12-4
     
  32. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Dec 21, 2011 California
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    Well shit, I can't make It. I'll be working another event. I was hoping it would be at night.
     
  33. jtmartino

    jtmartino Dec 11, 2010 California
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    I was hoping it would be at night too. And having it all in the same session seems like a bad idea - last year was awesome because it wasn't too crowded.
     
  34. MrFootstones

    MrFootstones Aug 8, 2008 California

    They mentioned on Facebook that there will be a separate area with exclusive beers for Hoarders members.
     
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  35. PeterJ

    PeterJ Dec 5, 2012 California

    Nice!

    Edit: Where did you see that?


    Edit again: In the comments.
     
  36. Kyle2k10

    Kyle2k10 Jul 14, 2010 California
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    Yeah, luckily, the 2 sessions came in handy last year. Because of the rain, the event had to be moved into the tent at the last minute (the night before). I wonder what contingency plans they have this year if it rains. Imagine the the crowd inside the tent with both sessions last year combined.
     
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  37. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    ok, looks like I am heading out for this.
    let me know if anyone wants anything from Texas...
     
  38. Callmecoon

    Callmecoon Jul 15, 2010 California
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    RS Facebook page comments:

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  39. crusian

    crusian May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    that seems shitty to me...
     
  40. cocoapuph

    cocoapuph Mar 4, 2011 California
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    25$ for DD tix is kinda painful. Might skip out this year.
     
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