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British Columbia Decent size shipment of various Cantillons just arrived in Vancouver

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Lurkaholic, Jun 20, 2013.

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  1. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    Guess I will be heading over tomorrow - thanks!
     
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  2. Lurkaholic

    Lurkaholic Initiate (78) Jun 14, 2013 British Columbia (Canada)
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    No problem. If you miss out, BM me.
     
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  3. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    Thanks for the offer!
     
  4. tbadiuk

    tbadiuk Aspirant (268) Feb 9, 2009 Manitoba (Canada)
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    A dozen bottles for all of Alberta? Where? I'll admit there may be some shelf out there with that much left! :stuck_out_tongue: However, all the usual places I know are completely cleared out (Sherbrooke , Zin, Co-Op's, Kensington, Willow Park, Andrew Hilton, etc).
     
  5. gibbleguts

    gibbleguts Initiate (0) May 25, 2010 Alberta (Canada)


    Ah you are hitting the wrong shops. Sherbrooke is over priced and over shopped. What they sell for $27.95 other shops have a year or two older and for $20
     
  6. tbadiuk

    tbadiuk Aspirant (268) Feb 9, 2009 Manitoba (Canada)
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    Curious...which shops are selling Lou Pepes for $20?
     
  7. Boozecamel

    Boozecamel Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2011 British Columbia (Canada)

    I was kinda shocked that Sherbrooke were selling standard Cantillons for the price of the Lou Pepe's
     
  8. Torontoblue

    Torontoblue Disciple (371) Jun 12, 2005 Alberta (Canada)
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    I've yet to see a $20.00 Cantillon in Edmonton. I was in Vancouver over the weekend, and the pricing of Cantillon's there really puts our Free Market in Alberta to shame, especially when you factor in the extortionate taxes in BC.
     
  9. tbadiuk

    tbadiuk Aspirant (268) Feb 9, 2009 Manitoba (Canada)
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    The OP actually sent me a picture confirming the $19.95 Lou Pepes. However, this was one shop that was blowing them out as I guess they just wanted to get rid of them as they weren't selling quick enough I'd guess. When you factor in GST, $20/bottle is basically 'at cost' from back in 2009 given what Horizon charged (just under $19/bottle). You definately won't find $20/bottle Lou Pepes as a regular occurance, $24-$25/bottle if you buy 12+ (case discount) is more the norm. Mind you, there only is a small amount left on shelves in AB, pretty much almost all in Edmonton I'd guess.
     
  10. hoser

    hoser Disciple (360) Feb 17, 2003 Alberta (Canada)
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    What were the prices on the stuff in BC? Knowing what prices of their stuff stateside prices in Canada are pretty cheap.
     
  11. Torontoblue

    Torontoblue Disciple (371) Jun 12, 2005 Alberta (Canada)
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    I think Lou Pepe was the most expensive at $19.99, all the others hovering around $15.99 to $19.99. Half bottles of the Organic Kriek were just $7.99.
     
  12. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    I would have to look back at my receipts, but am sure they were all a dollar or more higher in BC. Believe 375s of kriek and gueuze were $8.99 with others ranging from $18 to $25.
     
  13. hoser

    hoser Disciple (360) Feb 17, 2003 Alberta (Canada)
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    That is crazy cheap, oh well someone must be getting a great shipping rate.
     
  14. Torontoblue

    Torontoblue Disciple (371) Jun 12, 2005 Alberta (Canada)
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    FondueVoodoo, I guess you went to more expensive store in BC than I was browsing around. I remember there being a huge disparity on pricing compared to what I pay in Edmonton. Almost certain there was a $7.00 difference on the Lou Pepe Kriek, putting it around $19.99.
     
  15. Torontoblue

    Torontoblue Disciple (371) Jun 12, 2005 Alberta (Canada)
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    I'd imagine the container is going direct to Vancouver from Europe, so that saves a little bit of freight costs. But still, the higher taxes in BC should make the pricing almost equal to Alberta.....shouldn't it?
     
  16. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    This was after Lou Pepe was sold out - prices were for Iris, Rose, Grand Cru, Kriek and Gueuze. Was at 16th Street which is one of the cheapest places and on average cheaper than Brewery Creek (I do know that Brewery Creek's prices on the 375s was the same).

    As I said, would need to go back and check my receipts for actual breakdown.

    EDIT: While not a breakdown I do have a record of what I bought and the overall total:

    4 rose 750
    4 iris 750
    4 grand cru 750
    4 gueuze 750
    2 kriek 750
    3 kriek 375
    1 gueuze 375
    2 3F gueuze 375

    Total with tax and after my camra discount came to $448.16. I do know that the 375s of kriek and gueuze were $8.99 before tax and camra discount. If the 3F were the same price then that would put the average for the 750s in around $19.
     
  17. Lurkaholic

    Lurkaholic Initiate (78) Jun 14, 2013 British Columbia (Canada)
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    No worries! My buddy is there right now and apparently BA FR just arrived too - still not on their twitter yet, but yeah, a visit tonight is a good idea :slight_smile:
     
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  18. gibbleguts

    gibbleguts Initiate (0) May 25, 2010 Alberta (Canada)

    And yes

    Yes 100% they were sitting on a lot of 09 stock and is it better to sell it at cost and get it off the shelf and replaced with something that will move faster? I guess that is up to the shop to decide but guess in for them yes.
     
  19. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    Thanks! There is a certain Winnipegian who will be extremely happy at this news...:stuck_out_tongue:
     
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  20. Lurkaholic

    Lurkaholic Initiate (78) Jun 14, 2013 British Columbia (Canada)
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    Whoever they are, they are not the only ones. I'm on my way over now and planning on opening all 3 of those upright varients tomorrow night... not a terrible way to usher in a long weekend, frankly!
     
  21. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    And that is how you start a weekend!
     
  22. FondueVoodoo

    FondueVoodoo Crusader (742) Feb 12, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    Kriek was 17.99, Gueuze 18.99, Grand Cru and Iris were 25.99
     
  23. Rutager

    Rutager Poo-Bah (2,168) Oct 18, 2010 British Columbia (Canada)
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    $25 is pretty much standard for the seasonals here. We haven't even had LP Kriek for like 3 years, but it was $25 then too.
     
  24. noeldundas

    noeldundas Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2008 British Columbia (Canada)

    We haven't been able to get any Lou Pepe in a while. But every time we order we ask for whatever we can. If it's available when they send us an order I can promise you we will ask for it!

    I am not sure who gets more, us or Alberta, but I think we do ok lately. Obviously the specialty beers are much more limited than Gueuze and Kriek and such.

    -Adam
    Copper & Theory
    www.copperandtheory.com
     
  25. Sonofalime

    Sonofalime Aspirant (294) Oct 11, 2010 Virginia
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    You lucky people! Buy and send me some. Or trade, I'm easy.
     
  26. gibbleguts

    gibbleguts Initiate (0) May 25, 2010 Alberta (Canada)

    I would guess bc gets more then we do as most of what I have been finding is old stock other then Sherbrooke who moves more specialty beer then anyone else here. So most stores haven't needed to re order. I believe Lou pepe is now sold out as well unless there is another magic store hiding I don't know about
     
  27. JonnyBeers

    JonnyBeers Disciple (316) Oct 24, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    A friend of mine just found a random stash of Cantillon in Northern BC. She grabbed the last Lou Pepe Framboise 2009 they had :stuck_out_tongue: wtf?!?!
     
  28. Lurkaholic

    Lurkaholic Initiate (78) Jun 14, 2013 British Columbia (Canada)
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    A "friend", huh? Surrrrre :wink:

    Seriously though, that's mental. I wonder what's still out there...
     
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  29. DougOLis

    DougOLis Initiate (185) Aug 15, 2008 California


    Where in Northern BC? I'm in Kitimat here and am in desperate need to find something tasty.
     
  30. JonnyBeers

    JonnyBeers Disciple (316) Oct 24, 2012 British Columbia (Canada)
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    Prince George. No idea what shop
     
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