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Central Waters 15th Anniversary Party

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Tnudish, Jan 3, 2013.

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  1. BeerMeFitz

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    number #1 in line !! Damn it's cold out here!!! :)
     
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  2. dlello2

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    Shut up and get back to our penguin huddle.
     
  3. stayclean

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    Still looking for a bottle of 15 if someone local has a bottle to spare from their allotment.

    Really wish school started a week later than it had. :mad:
     
  4. MarcatGSB

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    Just drove by, no one in sight. No employees, no juggalos, no carnie folk, no one. 8:00 local time. Amherst is a really cute town tho, having some breakfast at the local 'spoon. Love it. See ya'll soon.
     
  5. simonpeter

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    Not even any Carnie folk?!
     
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  6. Lansman

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    Just a quick heads-up to our friend from Dekalb who posted on Facebook and will be going to the event today. You don't know our group going, but we know you. If you act out of line at any point or make this event anything other than what it is on your description of the event if you are allowed back on BA, you will hear from us, and we will make ourselves known.

    Don't pull what you did at 4Elf and enjoy a fantastic event put on by an incredibly humble and amazing group of people today. Act responsibly, have fun, and don't ruin the event for those around you.
     
  7. MarcatGSB

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    Get em! Get em!
     
  8. tewaris

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    What's the story?
     
  9. Lansman

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    You can refer back to several (locked) Dark Horse 4Elf party threads for some details. I don't want to derail this thread.

    Enjoy the event today everyone. Looking forward to seeing many familiar faces and sharing and enjoying fantastic beer!
     
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    Ooohhh! Beer geek beatdown! I'm almost tempted to skip A Prairie Home Companion tonight and drive up to Amherst instead.
     
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    We just went to the brewery - no line yet, nobody -- local time is 10:08. Heading to get some breakfast...
     
  12. atone315

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    I really hope that no one is expecting a line at 10am or 11 or noon for that matter...that would be craziness!!!
     
  13. Lansman

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    VIPs allowed two bottle allocation, have been coming in and out of CW thus far.

    As of 12:40, line is about twenty deep.

    Bottle count: 1700

    Limited number of La Petite Mort bottles will be available today.
     
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    it's still a four bottle limit when doors open though?
     
  15. Lansman

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    Four bottle limit still current.

    VIPs allowed to go back for additional four bottles starting at 3 PM.
     
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    Thanks for the live updates man! Probably see ya in a bit.
     
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    Good bottle count numbers for those of us in the hunt for a bottle or two.

    You guys have fun up there. Sounds like a lovely day.
     
  18. BeerMeFitz

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    25th in line.... nobody behind us at 1:15
     
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  19. Anonymous1

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    People acting tough on the internet. I'm sure that confidence translates well in the real world.

    Seriously, that guy was acting an ass at 4-elf, but there's always "that guy" at every beer event.

    What are you really going to do about it? I'm sure he's terrified of *hearing from you, and making yourselves known*

    :rolleyes:
     
  20. Lansman

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    Relax.
     
  21. FlssmrBrewAlum

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    ...did you guys find him yet?
     
  22. Lansman

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    Not here yet.
     
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  23. jegross2

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    Just arrived. Maybe 50-60 people outside. Does anyone know a good place to rent a Kia soul before 3????
     
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    I'm on the way up with the van full of Chinese people. Figure I'd outsource the muling and save myself a few bucks ;)
    #Merica
     
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    If you had to deal with him the past two beer releases, you'd have the same feelings.
     
  26. Lansman

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    Just so everyone is aware as they decide to come to the event exclusively to buy bottles of Fifteen: there was a line of VIPs about 100 deep as the first people in line outside were getting in at 3. Everyone seems to be getting their additional 4 bottle allotment.

    Fifteen in bottles or not, come support CW and take advantage of a spectacular taplist.
     
  27. Theeabyss

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    What did this guy do at 4 elves? I must of been busy enjoying the food and beer to pay attention. Please enlighten me.

    what is this VIP you speak of?
     
  28. Lansman

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    Friends, distributors, industry connected individuals, etc. we're allowed access to the event several hours prior to the general public.
     
  29. Lansman

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    Update: They are bringing out more as it runs low. Currently unknown how much is left. As the 18 cases wound down, they brought out 18 additional cases.
     
  30. WITTBEER

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    Great party. Got let in for the VIP unexpectedly. 15 is delicious. All the BA beers are too with a year instead of 6 months. These guys guys came prepared for the crowd. Got some of the O'so releases yesterday too. They let us crack bottles at our table there. Overall an awesome weekend. And it's only 4:00 on Saturday! Might have a couple 15's for IP trade to some FIBS that couldn't make it. Hit me up. Now back to my Brewhouse Coffee Stout....
     
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  31. Lansman

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    4:52 PM. Fifteen is 'officially' out.
     
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    Bidding war.. :p
     
  33. sacrelicio

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    lines lines lines...can't get bottles or taps
     
  34. funhog

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    Couldn't make it up there today but if somebody has extra cash
    for a case of PM , BM me and I'll buy a round at HWY Mikes Sunday.
    Cheers, Jim
     
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    Wish I could have hooked you up. Already left. Woodmans in the Northern part of the state has plenty, I expect the one closer to you should have some soon... And less expensive.

    Cheers
     
  36. SourAddict

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    In line for two hours to fall ten people short of getting any 15. Pretty redic they didnt give out tickets. Also watching "vips" go back in when they were saying 10 cases left right in front of us was just great
     
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    RIP Greg, thanks for keeping the spirit alive.
     
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    Sorry to hear that. what time did you get there? I got there at 1:30 and got my 15 at 4:00. They said there was 32 cases left at that point.

    Any one know if they sold out of their other offerings like PM or BBBW? I saw lots of cases going out the door.
     
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    LOCALS GOT SHUT OUT.
     
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    Seems like the VIPs did well tho
     
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