Dark Lord Day Eve Tasting - Hampton Inn

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

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  1. bluedevil23

    bluedevil23 Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2012 Missouri
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    I love Peche N Brett, but just did this same side by side on Wednesday and Fantasia won in a landslide. Everyone at the tasting agreed.
     
  2. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    I will remember your avatar. None booze for you.
     
  3. bluedevil23

    bluedevil23 Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2012 Missouri
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    All good dude, I'm bringing a case of Platinum. Baller.
     
  4. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Doo lemme try I never had it doo.
     
  5. ADTaber

    ADTaber Savant (985) Apr 29, 2011 South Carolina
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    Will bring this if it completes the journey in time
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  6. baybum

    baybum Defender (682) Feb 10, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I'll be bringing a 64oz growler of BCBCS fresh from the tap, as long as we don't drink it along the 10hr drive to help stay awake...:wink: Plus I know several bottles that want to tag along for the ride. And probably a few Tired Hands growlers to help keep the abv down.
     
  7. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    Anybody want to play beerpong with Heady vs. Pliny?
     
  8. clintonpuckett

    clintonpuckett Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2008 Indiana

    Don't threaten me with a good time! :grinning:
     
  9. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    I'm in for that...probably have to be in one of our rooms though. That conference space was nuts to butts when I showed up last year.
     
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  10. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    creepynodding.gif
     
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  11. Franch

    Franch Devotee (450) Mar 22, 2011 District of Columbia
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    seriously? i've only had the opposite experience.
     
  12. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    I'm doing it!!!!!
     
  13. baybum

    baybum Defender (682) Feb 10, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    hmmm, so if I miss all your cups I have to drink your pliny as well as my heady. I'm in!

    How about BCBCS vs KBS in the second round...
     
  14. raymo55

    raymo55 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    Nuts to butts? Mouthswishing? I may have to go shopping for sexier clothing.
     
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  15. clintonpuckett

    clintonpuckett Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2008 Indiana

    You're wearing clothes? Is this your first DLD Hampton tasting?
     
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  16. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    with that attitude, it will also be his last. Mnbearsfan and my plan is to hit up Toppling Goliath on the way, so should have uber fresh nugs. My plan is to hit up Town Hall, Indeed, Steel Toe, and Dangerous Man that week for growlers.
     
  17. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Screw that. Hunahpong!
     
  18. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    I'll bring an extra plastic cup.
     
  19. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    IN!
     
  20. beachstrength49

    beachstrength49 Initiate (159) Jan 7, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I'll start keeping an eye out for some fresh Pliny to bring along with me. Count me in too!!!
     
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  21. Greenplastic615

    Greenplastic615 Devotee (404) Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Definitely in for this.
     
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  22. Nesued

    Nesued Defender (670) Jul 6, 2003 South Carolina
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    I'll be flying up from South Carolina to participate in DLD (missed last year, was at the three prior) and staying at the Hampton Inn. I'll bring up some Westbrook offerings and anything else from SC/NC I can round up.
     
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  23. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    probably still have a couple of spots left in the suite if any one needs a spot on the floor. Hit me up if you haven't secured lodging.
     
  24. Benny3000

    Benny3000 Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2012 Michigan
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    How many people are you trying to jam in that room?
     
  25. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    people bailed, 8 is a good number. Don't worry, you are set. But 2 bailed on us.
     
  26. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Dont forget about Chris :wink:
     
  27. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    you worry about the whales you bring for me to drink, I will worry about the room. Kapish?
     
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  28. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

  29. jeffdill

    jeffdill Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2012 Washington

    How late does the bottle share usually go?
     
  30. jmarsh123

    jmarsh123 Meyvn (1,314) Mar 31, 2010 Indiana
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    I don't think I've ever remembered anything after midnight so let's go with that.
     
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  31. raymo55

    raymo55 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    I drank there until around 2am....then woke up at 4am and stood in lines for 18 hours...best day ever.
     
  32. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    I fell like i helped the hotel staff (and several other late night BA's) clean up at like 2 or 3, someone may remember better... hit the DLD line at 6-7 am after that i think (shit gets a bit fuzzy).

    I think most of the tasting, er, drama (pronounced: "beers you don't want to miss") was done by midnight or so, with a few semi-private surprise gems opened after that.
     
  33. justyouraveragebeerguy

    justyouraveragebeerguy Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2013 Illinois

    Long shoot but if anyone has a cancellation lmk!
     
  34. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    cancellation? or room to squat? Might be able to squeeze floor space.
     
  35. justyouraveragebeerguy

    justyouraveragebeerguy Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2013 Illinois

    Haha there would be a lot of good beer for anyone that nice!!
     
  36. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Devotee (480) May 6, 2010 Minnesota
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    I have been told I am pretty forkin nice.
     
  37. IronMickey

    IronMickey Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2010 Arkansas

    Definitely going to be there, gotta contribute nuts and a butt to the crowd. Also ISO mouthswishers.
     
  38. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,527) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    I'm going to do everything I can to attend. The KBS bottle share party was too much fun to miss out on this.
     
  39. Citrafiend

    Citrafiend Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2013 Illinois

    Just got a room for Friday and Sat, call the front desk and see if they have any openings. I found one on fri, called the front desk and got sat.
     
  40. ridglens

    ridglens Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2010 Indiana

    Sounds like a lot of people are going to be there, this is going to be great!!
     
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