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Dark Horse 4 Elf Party

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by ROBSTARR, Nov 13, 2012.

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  1. sarcastro

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    There is no typical bottle count with anything at this release. I wouldn't trust any bottle count not confirmed by Dark Horse.
     
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  2. MarcatGSB

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    I'm pretty sure there were like 152 and 162 or 142 and 152, something like that. I remember thinking that that first 75 or 80 people had a shot at bottles (if everyone bought their allotment.)
    I thought I had read something earlier (maybe it was a guess or my imagination), saying that BA Monster 29 and Monster 29 were going to be in 12 oz. bottles...We shall see.
     
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  3. tjohn2401

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    12 oz. bottles would be so great. (with maybe a 4 bottle limit instead of 2). Then I can drink one by myself and send a couple to friends.
     
  4. steebo777

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    Confirmed it will be 12oz bottles of Monster 29 and BBL Monster 29.
     
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  5. MarcatGSB

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    I've gotta get a roof top carrier for my car now damn it...
     
  6. Lansman

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    It would be terrific if this trend catches on. Taking down an entire bomber of high ABV product is just too much to ask (most of the time) for one person.
     
  7. MarcatGSB

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    I bet those guys at Dark Horse are smoking a shit load of dope and waxing bottles for the next week.
     
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  8. sarcastro

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    I agree. People will probably complain when it is $10 a 12 oz, but happily pay $25 for a 750.
     
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  9. Lansman

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    Most importantly, it also means more people have access to it by virtue of being able to produce a higher quantity of bottles in the smaller format.
     
  10. MarcatGSB

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    Gotta respect that...2 glasses of BA Monster before I even get my bottles means my budget is out the window...
     
  11. raymo55

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    Just 2 glasses? You better step your game up!
     
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  12. Mjmoser

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    Has any pricing for the bottle sales been released yet?
     
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    True. But with my cash back Amex card, I get 5% cash back on my purchase because Dark Horse is classified as an eatery. Y'all can wait.
     
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  14. steebo777

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    Oh shit, good call!
     
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    Read this. Made the same face as your avatar.
     
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  16. MarcatGSB

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    Well you fuckers can head to the back of the line and have your little AmEx circle jerk alone. I'll be bathing in BA Sapient and eating smoked yak.
     
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    So Shawn is going to puke in the smoker and you're going to eat it? Damn, you are one sick SOB.
     
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    Well, if it's a circle jerk. We certainly won't be alone ;).... I mean, you can join. We can use wads of cash to clean up wads of.. nevermind. So.. 12oz bottles of BA Monster huh? I'm pretty excited about being able to open a bottle of a 23% barley wine and not expect to be near blacked out by the time it's gone.
     
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    As long as the internal temp of the puke is above 140 (I know Shawn eats alot of pork), I'll go for it!
     
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    My puke will be pure BB Monster 29....so the pork should have good flavor!
     
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    I've found success with using a vaccum wine stopper. Sometimes the BBA stuff actually tastes better the second day after a little bit of oxygen has gotten to the beer. Never had any carbonation issues as long as I drank it the second day.
     
  22. sarcastro

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    Make sure you don't forget your puke thermometer.
     
  23. iceatalamo

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    Not sure why all the hate for 750's, I would rather them than a bunch of 12oz bottles.

    I plan on drinking 666 all night.
     
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    Instaread baby, I will know of that puke is ready within 2 seconds of poking it.
     
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    Why would you prefer a larger format bottle? Even if you had a few people to share, I'd be fine with 2 12's.
     
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    It's not a matter of disliking the format, it's just that with the higher gravity beers, I personally (and I know I'm not alone here) can't take down an entire bottle in one sitting without a) getting tired of the beer or b) getting too full. If given a choice of two 12's of a higher gravity pour or a large format bottle, I'd prefer the 12's, because I wouldn't have difficulty opening up a 12 oz. bottle to enjoy and finish in one sitting.

    Larger format bottles are far better to share with others. Think about it this way - how many times have you looked at bottle X in your fridge/cellar on a weeknight and said to yourself, 'Damn, I wish I could open that up but there is no way I could finish it.'
     
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  27. saemick

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    my thoughts exactly.. I have a number of bombers in my fridge(s)/ cellar that I've wanted to crack open on more than 1 occasion, but can't bring myself to doing it because I either won't be able to finish it or honestly feel bad that I'm not sharing with someone else who can enjoy it with me
     
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    Considering the bottle vs. bomber debate, I'm kinda disappointed to hear they're filling pints. With that many taps, it'd be cool to have a 8 oz option.
     
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    Pints were last year. Each year things are different at 4elf.
     
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  30. Anonymous1

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    Can someone please post a bunch of memes to get this thread locked?
     
  31. raymo55

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    Expect $15 four ounce pours. Save your money...stay home!
     
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    I see your point for sure, many of time I have been in that situation and done the same. That is part why I like it, the big bottles stick around a little longer.

    Sounds to me like you are just being greedy and want to drink all that beer yourself and not share with others! :p
     
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    ...Am I the only one still following the official 4elf thread?
     
  34. raymo55

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    Yes
     
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    Sorry....no memes or warriors references this time.
     
  36. yeahnatenelson

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    Fuck 'em, I'm still gonna fight my way back to Coney Island, regardless of who can dig it.
     
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    I've been prep talking my liver for a week now and this talk of circle jerks and 140° pork vomit has killed all my progress. This is going to be a great time.
     
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    Fuck this event and this thread and anyone who has posted in this thread. I'm not going anymore, bunch of asshats.
     
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    You forgot the meme
     
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    I would like to take this time to say:

    Fuck the Bears, fuck the White Sox, fuck the Cubs, and fuck the Blackhawks.

    That is all.
     
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