Dark Lord Day Eve Tasting - Hampton Inn

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by MarkIntihar, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    I got you, hit me up.
     
  2. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    found out today that I will be able to bring the new Surly canned offering "Overrated" Plaonen on having 2 flats, so if you want to try it before every one else, hit me up.

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  3. injuredreserve

    injuredreserve Apr 18, 2010 Louisiana


    YES
     
  4. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    Only 2 flats? Do you even lift, bro?
     
  5. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Is a flat like...a UK measurement for a sh#t ton of beer. Like two apartments worth of beer?

    I'd like that.

    Like.
     
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  6. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    flat is reference to the carton that Surlly cans come in. 6 4 packs. Box only goes up half way up the cans, hence the phrase flat.
     
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  7. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    You just let me know what Ohio growlers you want me to try and grab for you.
     
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  8. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    all the good ones, we will hook up before and figure it out.
     
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  9. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Makes almost too much sense. Thanks your bigness.
     
  10. Synergy87

    Synergy87 Jan 21, 2012 Wisconsin

    This year I'll actually come down and join in. I was a bit last minute going to DLD last year so I didn't really know if I could just jump in with you guys, but I can see now I could have haha. I'll bring a ton of WI beer.
     
  11. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Jan 28, 2011 Ohio

    hey yall im gonna bring some barrel aged stella


    haha jp, april folls i had u goin tho
     
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  12. pmoney

    pmoney Apr 15, 2011 Colorado
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    Make sure you practice sabering the foam from the top of the glass.
     
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  13. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    ok, my goal is to knock out the top 50 rated beers. i will sacrifice and bring heady, pliny the elder, and bourbon county... who's going to bring a Cable Car? it's just one beer, and i'm already bringing three, you basically owe me.


    Also, a real clue: I'll be trading a KH for a beer not from the US at the tasting/DLD, and will be cracking it as soon as it's chilled for all to share.
     
  14. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Scott ;)
     
  15. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    My clue is that I'm bringing a Fantasia.
     
  16. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    My clue is raging right now.
     
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  17. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    If only King Henry were still considered sexy...
     
  18. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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  19. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    Yes please!

    I suppose i could/will post a picture as we get closer. Some of my bottles, though, belong in a set with other BA's bottles, so my pic may only be a partial story.

    ...shit, i think i just gave away a free clue. DON'T think about anything i just said.
     
  20. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    On second thought, maybe should just open one and have 5-6 guys rate it 1 so it falls to 51. Might be easier
     
  21. eyeenjoybeer

    eyeenjoybeer Feb 18, 2011 Seychelles

    Got it. So I need to drink beer with Nathan at DLD, 4 hours from the town we both live in, because we never drink beer together there... :)
     
  22. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    I take full blame for this... perhaps if i was in town more than one weekend a month! I think we could do some serious catching up, though!
    #wifemakesmyplans
    #exceptforDLD
     
  23. clintonpuckett

    clintonpuckett Apr 29, 2008 Indiana

    According to the dancers at Club 390(and AleWatcher) that’s a HUGE clue! ;)
     
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  24. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    speaking of huge clues, FedEx says my bruery shipment is on my doorstep, I just went from 6 to midnight.

    You guys should, too, since half of those bottles are making their way to the "to be shared at DLD" pile! Plus, getting full, triumphantly girthy clues is best done when shared with many men (and women) on the internet...
     
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  25. bluedevil23

    bluedevil23 Jan 24, 2012 Missouri
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    I'll bring some BA Perennial goodies if people leave that fucking Ghost Scorpion Lager at home. Fuck that beer. Hard. In the ass. With a rusty metal pole.
     
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  26. Snowrs

    Snowrs Oct 10, 2009 Indiana
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    If Hayesez is apart of this I need to stay far away, that man scares me.
     
  27. sweatervest27

    sweatervest27 Oct 13, 2009 Ohio

    Hot damn, I need to get in on this. Since the thread for the party over at the Marriott seems to have died, is anybody willing to provide a couple dudes with some floor space to crash? Were bringing beer, six gummy bears and some scotch.
     
  28. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    I have it on good authority that he will be in attendance, and i imagine in fine form as well. you have been warned.

    He may also be hard to avoid. His ultra-shortness allows for much sneaking....
     
  29. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    ok, another clue:

    I'll bring a bottle who's name has 5 words... and if you really did the first two words to the last three words, the fifth word probably wouldn't' be doing the fourth word any more, all (third-word) of them would be dead. but they might taste better....

    shit i just confused myself.... i forget what bottle i was talking about
     
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  30. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    I think I got it. MOAR word puzzles!
     
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  31. ridglens

    ridglens Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    I'm also bringing a beer that's solely (or is it soul-ly?) dedicated to the spiritual cause that is DLD... not to be confused with focus or paying close attention...

    Confused yet? It's a batch 3 X 3, from 2009, and it's going to be awesome.
     
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  32. Benny3000

    Benny3000 Apr 4, 2012 Michigan
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    This thread has gotten quite confusing.
     
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  33. Snowrs

    Snowrs Oct 10, 2009 Indiana
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    Agreed he is a sneaky sneaky guy. I have an inherent distrust of people who are short. I suspect most of them are leprechauns and are after my gold.
     
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  34. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Jan 28, 2011 Ohio

  35. beachstrength49

    beachstrength49 Jan 7, 2011 California
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    Guess that means I'll have to bring a Peche-n-Brett so we can do a side by side to compare :).
     
  36. Etan

    Etan Jul 11, 2011 Wisconsin

  37. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    That's just where I keep my beer and victims.
     
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  38. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Or a Peaches and Brett and Saizon Bretta + fresh Peach for a side by side by side by side by side
     
  39. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Chris, if you listen to anything jegross says we're no longer friends.
     
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  40. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    FTFY
     
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