Countdown to Brewvival

Discussion in 'South-Atlantic' started by Rymar9, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Rymar9

    Rymar9 Jan 24, 2011 South Carolina
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    So, who's going? Now that it's less than a month away and the beer list is starting to take shape, which beers are you most looking forward to? of course there's a few breweries that have yet to announce what beers they are bringing, like founders, coast, and westbrook, to name a few. Not to mention the rumored surprise breweries like Funky buddha and cigar city.

    I'm definitely looking forward to the Allagash sours, and the New belgium peach whiskey barrel aged prickly passion saison blended with felix. Also the Imperial doughnut break from Evil Twin, but really everything sounds awesome. Can't wait!
     
  2. MarkSCCOT

    MarkSCCOT Jan 24, 2007 South Carolina

    I am going. The beer lists are definitely filling out, but remember last year many of the best beers were last minute surprises. I am sure that will be the case again.
     
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  3. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
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    I'll be volunteering for the fourth year. I've wondered, at five years do I become a brewsuit (jesuit of beer)?
     
  4. tbonehead1

    tbonehead1 Feb 1, 2010 South Carolina

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  5. raverjames

    raverjames Dec 11, 2003 Virginia
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    The list is great so far, but some of the best is yet to come! Hope everyone has their tickets.
     
  6. Floski

    Floski Jan 15, 2006 South Carolina

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  7. kkipple

    kkipple Jul 30, 2005 South Carolina

    I'll be there!
     
  8. chefkevlar

    chefkevlar Apr 17, 2010 South Carolina
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    I'll be there as well. Coming in Thursday and hoping Craftsman is open by then so I can check it out before the beer geeks descend on the city.
     
  9. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
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    I'll be there. And seeing Funky Buddha coming makes me even happier!
     
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  10. NoMoreBeerBelly

    NoMoreBeerBelly Dec 2, 2009 North Carolina
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    I was reading an article while I was in CHS last weekend and it said Craftsman was looking more like March.

    I will be there with a full carload from Charlotte. Looking forward to a good time (and the times I won't remember at Closed For Business post festival). Probably shouldn't have gotten a hotel less than a block from there...
     
  11. chefkevlar

    chefkevlar Apr 17, 2010 South Carolina
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    http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/.../the-craftsmen-almost-ready-to-wow-beer-geeks Says hopefully early Feb. No matter either way though, it's not like there aren't any other good places to eat and drink in that city. We've got about 15 people in our group coming from Charlotte so the Queen City will be well represented it seems.
     
  12. NoMoreBeerBelly

    NoMoreBeerBelly Dec 2, 2009 North Carolina
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    Yeah that article is newer than the one I read. Hope it does open in time.

    Side note, no body ever really talks about The Griffon (on Vendue) as a place to check out but their tap list was really really good. Shithole dive bar, but great beer selection (and had some good blue grass music last weekend). If your down that way or at CBX, worth a stop.
     
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  13. ksurkin

    ksurkin Jan 9, 2009 Ohio
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    i'll be there. first time since the original which was the best fest i've been too. sounds like this one is going back to that style and should be incredible. the beer list always looks awesome but it's the surprise and secret beers that really make the festival.
     
  14. flipdog0

    flipdog0 Feb 11, 2011 North Carolina
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    I am going for the first time this year, any tips? I am very excited after RRB yesterday!!!
     
  15. funkybuddha

    funkybuddha Oct 24, 2007 Florida
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    we are going to brewvival but we won't be pouring
     
  16. Savage1005

    Savage1005 Feb 8, 2012 North Carolina

    i am going this year. first time attending. looking forward to the imperial doughnut break and barrel aged wake n bake and the allagash wild ales
     
  17. flipdog0

    flipdog0 Feb 11, 2011 North Carolina
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    Does anyone have pictures of the glassware?
     
  18. flipdog0

    flipdog0 Feb 11, 2011 North Carolina
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    (of yesteryear)
     
  19. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
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    And those of us in S.C. that have never had the opportunity to drink a Funkybuddha beer, all collectively frowned.
     
  20. Floski

    Floski Jan 15, 2006 South Carolina

    And, just like that, a wave of sadness has engulfed me.
     
  21. gothedistance

    gothedistance Jul 23, 2009 South Carolina
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    I usually pour but I will be in Savannah for the weekend this year. I'll be back in 2014. Everything looks amazing so far and I know my coworkers, breweries, COAST and CBX are working hard to make it the best one yet!
     
  22. Rymar9

    Rymar9 Jan 24, 2011 South Carolina
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    So, by that you mean someone else will be pouring your beers for you right?...right?
     
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  23. FutureCowboy

    FutureCowboy Feb 20, 2008 South Carolina

    Previous glasswares: [​IMG]
     
  24. funkybuddha

    funkybuddha Oct 24, 2007 Florida
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    I was just messing around. We will be there pouring and hopefully you guys enjoy what we bring. I'll be the smartass in the Buddha shirt, so come say hi.
     
  25. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
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    So wrong...and yet, it makes me happy! Go go crazy flavored beers to pour!
     
  26. Floski

    Floski Jan 15, 2006 South Carolina

    That was the meanest trick ever.

    Now I'm happy again!!! Maybe you should bring a few bottles of your stuff to prove to us (well, me) just how sorry you are for your transgression.
     
  27. chefkevlar

    chefkevlar Apr 17, 2010 South Carolina
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    I will take several 2oz samples as payment for the pain and suffering your joke caused me.
     
  28. MarkSCCOT

    MarkSCCOT Jan 24, 2007 South Carolina

    Thank goodness! You guys rocked last year! Now that they fixed all the issues I may get to try more of your beers.
     
  29. rnorgart

    rnorgart Nov 16, 2005 South Carolina
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    Today on FB craftsman said they are hoping to be open by valentines day.
     
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  30. agirlandherpen

    agirlandherpen May 26, 2011 South Carolina

    Ill be there...should be awesome!
     
  31. mikeincharleston

    mikeincharleston May 1, 2009 North Carolina
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    Dear Mr. Future cowboy. What happens after this year? It only hold 4 sample glasses ;)
     
  32. whitekiboko

    whitekiboko Sep 22, 2006 South Carolina
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    Champagne like glass pyramids, possible with more paddles?
     
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  33. RyanBeer13

    RyanBeer13 Jan 24, 2011 Virginia

    Cant wait, funky buddha rocks
     
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  34. NoMoreBeerBelly

    NoMoreBeerBelly Dec 2, 2009 North Carolina
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    What is everyone's post-brewvival plans? Pass out?
     
  35. FutureCowboy

    FutureCowboy Feb 20, 2008 South Carolina

    I was thinking of something more like a Rambo-style ammo belt.
     
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  36. NotACommunist

    NotACommunist Jan 4, 2011 South Carolina

    Last year I think it led to CFB where many drinks were had listening to stories from the brewer from New Belgium (Martin maybe? I think he's Belgian or at least from somewhere in Germany). It led to me going, "Huh?" a lot and nodding a bunch.

    I think brunch somewhere Sunday would be nice.
     
  37. compton

    compton May 20, 2009 Georgia

    I'll be there for the first time from Atlanta. Looking forward to it.
     
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  38. NotACommunist

    NotACommunist Jan 4, 2011 South Carolina

    It's the best fest in the southeast. You will enjoy. Where you staying?
     
  39. compton

    compton May 20, 2009 Georgia

    my grandfather has a sailboat in a marina i'm staying on with a couple of buddies. should be a fun one!
     
  40. MarkSCCOT

    MarkSCCOT Jan 24, 2007 South Carolina

    Many people last year went to "Closed For Business." This year there is a brand new Craft Beer Bar "The Craftsman" which should be open then. 30 taps or so and run by Beer Geeks. There have been several articles in the "Charleston City Paper."

    https://www.facebook.com/CraftsmenTap
     
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