Cantillon in NYC area?

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by DIPAfiend, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. DIPAfiend

    DIPAfiend Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 New York
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    I know its a stretch but i'd love to find some places that have it available. I know a few places that serve the bottles at the bar but I dont have any where to buy to bring home. Would love to start a list in here.
     
  2. Crookdrain

    Crookdrain Aspirant (286) Jan 13, 2010 New York
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    Eagle Provisions on 5th ave and 18th st in Park Slope, Brooklyn have 2 bottles of Cantillon behind the register, but you're going to pay through the ass for them. I was there this morning and the prices were:

    Iris - $62
    Other one (name escapes me right now) - $42
     
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  3. unclejazz

    unclejazz Zealot (599) Oct 24, 2011 New York
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    Sometimes bars like gingerman, mugs alehouse(Williamsburg), Spuytil Duyvel, Alewife(LIC) will sell bottle to go, but expect slightly inflated prices. I picked up a few 375ml bottle this way over the last year or so.
     
  4. dbrauneis

    dbrauneis Site Editor (5,923) Dec 8, 2007 North Carolina
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    I think DBGB has it (bar/restaurant) but not sure if they would sell it to go.
     
  5. bryanole27

    bryanole27 Aspirant (227) Jun 24, 2011 North Carolina

    I headed to NYC on Sunday and wanted to revive this thread for fresh input! Anything around?
     
  6. Srkolodn

    Srkolodn Aspirant (285) Dec 26, 2013 New York
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    Where are you finding them at the bar in NYC currently.
     
  7. rozzom

    rozzom Zealot (587) Jan 22, 2011 New York
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    Maybe stating the obvious - but 2+ year old post
     
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  8. Srkolodn

    Srkolodn Aspirant (285) Dec 26, 2013 New York
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    Haha F me right... thanks for the catch
     
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  9. rozzom

    rozzom Zealot (587) Jan 22, 2011 New York
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    I got excited too haha
     
  10. ChairfaceChippendale

    ChairfaceChippendale Initiate (74) May 29, 2014 New York
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    C-town Astoria got a case of Gueuze about two weeks ago, $70 for a 750. Came in went in about a half an hour.
     
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  11. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Poo-Bah (2,797) Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico
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    Wow! You're better off ordering from Belgium at that price. That's insane.
     
  12. kdb150

    kdb150 Devotee (456) Mar 8, 2012 Pennsylvania

    You're better off flying to Belgium for a case than paying $70/bottle. Unbelievable.
     
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  13. taestee

    taestee Initiate (123) Dec 12, 2012 New York
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    Kinda curious how a place like C-Town gets a case of Cantillon in the first place.
     
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  14. ChairfaceChippendale

    ChairfaceChippendale Initiate (74) May 29, 2014 New York
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    They get some amazing stuff there, must have a good relationship with the distributor. The beer guy told me Shelton Bros just surprises him every now and then.
     
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  15. Tbub18

    Tbub18 Devotee (447) Oct 31, 2014 New York
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    What an absolutely absurd markup. Everything is just such a freakin cash grab with these bottle shops these days. smfh.
     
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  16. ChairfaceChippendale

    ChairfaceChippendale Initiate (74) May 29, 2014 New York
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    To be fair, this particular location consistently has some of the lowest prices on bottles, typically $2-3 less than the neighboring shops, and way less than the ones in Manhattan. Plus the beer guy there is really friendly and doesn't pull any shady reselling/package deals like other places (cough Brooklyn Fine Fare). Considering they sold out nearly instantly and I can count on one hand the number of times I've seen loons on the shelf here, maybe they weren't too out of line. That being said I certainly didn't buy at that price.
     
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  17. Tbub18

    Tbub18 Devotee (447) Oct 31, 2014 New York
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    Fair enough--don't get me started on Brooklyn Harvest Market :angry:. Just sucks that its just gotten to the point where its almost cheaper to have someone buy beer elsewhere and ship it here.
     
  18. neckbeardahab

    neckbeardahab Initiate (135) Mar 26, 2015 New York
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    there was seven year old cantillion at the associated on myrtle in 2006.
     
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  19. ChairfaceChippendale

    ChairfaceChippendale Initiate (74) May 29, 2014 New York
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    Don't get too excited about the Vig on beermenus @ c-town right now, it's gone. Got there 45 min after posting and it was too late. R told me they got THREE bottles ($70 per)
     
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