CW Illumination

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by legwhipper, Mar 22, 2013.

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  1. legwhipper

    legwhipper Initiate (0) Jul 28, 2009 Minnesota

    In the warehouse. Should be in stores next week.
     
  2. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

  3. KWMiles

    KWMiles Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2012 Minnesota

    Party on, Garth legwhipper!
     
  4. stpaulsipper07

    stpaulsipper07 Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Minnesota

    First Grand just got several cases this afternoon.
     
  5. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    Firkins got it and its delicious!
     
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  6. hoeg0015

    hoeg0015 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2008 Minnesota

    In the minority on this one. Drink up, boys! (by the way, it appears most stores are getting more Peruvian Morning with the Illumination)
     
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  7. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Devotee (456) Jan 23, 2013 Minnesota
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    Cant get enough Peruvian Morning!!!
     
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  8. incutrav

    incutrav Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2007 Minnesota

    I saw some Illumination on the shelf at Cellars about a month ago...twas from last year! Nice that Peruvian is still pretty easy to come by. Easily my favorite barrel aged beer, not just from CW, but from anyone. Price is great.
     
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  9. will1256

    will1256 Disciple (369) Dec 4, 2010 Minnesota
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    Eden Prairie Liquors had some of last year's on the shelf a few weeks ago too. Might want to double-check you're getting the fresh stuff if you pick some up!
     
  10. MPLSbrewer

    MPLSbrewer Aspirant (202) Dec 7, 2010 Minnesota
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    So damn good, definitely in my top 5 dipa's.
     
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  11. SortaAmbivalent

    SortaAmbivalent Disciple (324) Sep 11, 2005 Minnesota
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    It's Christmas in March. My favorite beer and this years is no exception. Golf clap Central Waters!
     
  12. loudizzle

    loudizzle Initiate (0) May 16, 2011 Minnesota

    I got burned on some old Illumination at EP liquors recently, which quickly turned my jubilation to sadness when the grapefruity freshness didn't slap me in the face when I opened it. Looking forward to freshies of this.
     
  13. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (595) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Anybody think this will still be around next weekend?
     
  14. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    are you wondering about Illumination in the TC, if so, we got a good amount. Hope Iowa gets a good amount too, that beer is awesome
     
  15. jera1350

    jera1350 Poo-Bah (2,115) Dec 15, 2007 Minnesota

    Absolutely. Not everywhere, but some places will still have it. Their BBBW and Peruvian Morning are still available at some places.
     
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  16. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (595) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Unfortunately, Iowa doesn't get Central Waters distribution at all. Hoping to pick up Illumination, BBBW and Peruvian Morning next weekend when I'm up there though!
     
  17. morimech

    morimech Poo-Bah (2,954) Nov 6, 2006 Minnesota

    Illumination is my favorite DIPA available in the MN market. I like the more "old school" hop bill of C-hops and Simcoe. I picked up a 4-pack today at Team Liquor. Fantastic beer.
     
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  18. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,393) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    yes and you should be able to get Peruvian Morning as most stores got a 2nd shipment... BBBW that will be harder to find..Illumination is great this year so good
     
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  19. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2005 Minnesota

    on tap at buster's as of midnight last night.
     
  20. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (595) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Gonna try my first ever Illumination after work tonight. Stoked!
     
  21. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Zealot (561) Dec 7, 2007 Minnesota
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    You're gonna like!
     
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  22. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Aspirant (229) Jun 18, 2008 Minnesota

    It's a fantastic DIPA! One of my favorites!
     
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  23. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,393) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    That one and Myrcenary are stellar
     
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  24. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (595) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    Having the Illumination now, while cooking dinner. Amazing! May have to follow this up with a Mrycenary. Or save a bit of the Illumination and do a side by side!
     
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