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Discussion in 'Midwest' started by theCoder, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. theCoder

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    So I noticed the Costco in Maplewood had a larger looking liquor area. So I swung in (I usually don't go in as I generally only do when I'm in need of harder liquor but still frequent my local bottle shop if possible) for shiggles . They got some niiiiice craft beer bombers there now. Nothing mind-blowing but some very nice offerings. Rogue Chocolate Stout for $5.50, Three Philosophers 750 uh I think it was $8.50 and Fulton Worthy Adversary for $8.50 to name a few. I don't see this replacing my desire to go to my fav bottle shops as I still prefer those over any big shop but in a pinch if I'm there, sure.
     
  2. BottleCaps80

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    I wish the Costco in West Des Moines carried better craft offerings. Though they do have cases of Stone IPA for $29.99, which is about $1.25/bottle when you break it down. That's a solid deal.
     
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    You know what you just did, don't you?
     
  4. BottleCaps80

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    Math?
     
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    You used "IPA" and "solid deal" in your post. Therefore, making this a Saga thread. :D
     
  6. MNPikey

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    We were hanging out with the beer buyer for Costo at Dark Lord Day last year. He said they were ready to stock alot more craft beer but it was all a matter of shelf/cooler space.
     
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    SLP one routinely has Chimay, the latest Stone seasonals (for a buck or two less then local liquor stores)and other locals (lift bridge, etc). They also routinely have 24s of craft other than summit (which they've carried for a while) - usually sierra nevada - got a 24 of celebration ale at xmas time for ~20 bucks. also carry Kona and other craft beer alliance beers. glad to see them expanding into this space as I think it's a good fit for a chunk of their customer base.
     
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    Haha...touché
     
  9. theCoder

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    Enjoying this Rogue Chocolate Stout now I got there today. Man this is a tasty ass beer. I'm glad they're expanding as well, before it was basically Sierra Nevada and Summit only (don't get me wrong I dig those).
     
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    Rogue Chocolate Stout is the bomb, wish our Costco had it. They generally have some kind of summit and that's really it. Don't get me wrong, $25 cases of Saga was awesome, but those are all gone for now.
     
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    $25 a case for Saga at Costco is a good deal? Chicago Lake has it for $10.99/12 pack regular price.
     
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    See? Told you it was a Saga thread.
     
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    Yeah, but isn't EVERY thread a Saga thread these days?
     
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    When it's $14.99 everywhere else in Rochester yes it is
     
  15. theCoder

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    I feel out of place, I haven't had a Saga in at least a year. Guess I wil lbe hittin Haskell's on my way home from work tomorrow and picking up a 12 pack.
     
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    Have you checked you pulse recently to see if you're still alive?
     
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    Occasionally Blue Max will also have it at that price, also Furious at $8.75/4pk. Might be worth a trip to the So. Metro to stock up.
     
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    The last sixer I had of Saga tasted off.
     
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    BLASPHEMY!
     
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