Do any shops in the cities still have Lift Bridge Commander?

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by DrHopenstein612, Feb 24, 2012.

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  1. DrHopenstein612

    DrHopenstein612 Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2009 Minnesota

    I never got my hands on a bottle when I had the opportunity. I was also jobless and not spending money on beer for a while. Now that I'm back to being employed, I'm looking to stock back up again.
     
  2. tewaris

    tewaris Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2009 Minnesota

    You are allowed to ask for two beers in the same thread :)

    I am sure I saw Commander somewhere not too long ago (I think it was Zipp's)
     
  3. DrHopenstein612

    DrHopenstein612 Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2009 Minnesota

    Haha thanks. I didn't think I could fit them in the subject line. I suppose I could've just wrote em both in the description
     
  4. wisconsinbeer1

    wisconsinbeer1 Aspirant (207) Nov 11, 2004 Wisconsin
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    If you get to Hudson at all, Casanovas has some.
     
  5. Tamarack22

    Tamarack22 Initiate (0) May 19, 2011 Minnesota

    No worries. You're also aloud to ask about 2 beers in 2 threads.

    I've also been looking for some Commander, drop me a beer mail if you find a stash.
     
  6. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Zipp's is fresh out of Commander. Also, Casanova's is overcharging for it like its their job (which it might be...).

    I know that RC Liquors has some left though. They're off 42nd and Botineau (sp?) in Robbinsdale / Brooklyn Center. Less than ten minutes from MPLS.

    EDIT: There she blows - http://www.ci.robbinsdale.mn.us/rcliquor.shtml
     
  7. wisconsinbeer1

    wisconsinbeer1 Aspirant (207) Nov 11, 2004 Wisconsin
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    I think you mean the distributor that Casanovas is getting it from might be overcharging.
     
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  8. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Regardless... it's expensive at Casanovas. I don't know who set the price but it's a silly one.
     
  9. tewaris

    tewaris Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2009 Minnesota

    How costly is it at Nova's?
     
  10. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Haven't seen it for myself, was just told not to go and that it was $25+
     
  11. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2005 Minnesota

    Try Pairings in Minnetonka. I saw a bunch there a little while back.

    I was not all that impressed with the Commander. Tasted like a pumpkin ale. Barrel character was weak.
     
  12. incutrav

    incutrav Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2007 Minnesota

    Not sure about the nova, but at Chicones it was 25.99, as I had posted on the old forum. Cellars Woodbury still has a row of them at 16.99. I had a sample on tap, its good, but i didnt think it was 17 dollar a bottle good. Especially not when Central Waters was 11 bucks a four pack.
     
  13. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,132) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    i saw some at lake wine and spirits and also France 44
     
  14. wisconsinbeer1

    wisconsinbeer1 Aspirant (207) Nov 11, 2004 Wisconsin
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    Same price at Casanovas.
     
  15. younger35

    younger35 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2007 Minnesota

    Pairings in Minnetonka had probably a case left when I stopped for lunch Tuesday. $18.99 a bottle but 10% off if you have their discount card thingy.
     
  16. Douggo

    Douggo Initiate (96) Oct 24, 2009 Minnesota

    Don't quote me, but I think I've seen some fairly recently at Apple Valley #3?
     
  17. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Devotee (447) Apr 30, 2010 Minnesota
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    I am pretty sure I saw some at Liquor Barrel in Centerville this morning.
     
  18. StPaulSuds

    StPaulSuds Initiate (105) Oct 31, 2011 Minnesota
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    Heritage still has some
     
  19. brewseum

    brewseum Initiate (90) Nov 11, 2004 Minnesota
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    Pricewise,you'll be hard pressed to compete with the 15.99 (?) at a place on Rice St. near Mama's pizza.
     
  20. morimech

    morimech Poo-Bah (2,793) Nov 6, 2006 Minnesota

    Haskell's in Chanhassen has at least a case left.
     
  21. arniepnminne

    arniepnminne Disciple (304) Jun 2, 2010 Minnesota
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    You better get a pizza while you are there. So damn good. Mamas for the win!
     
  22. darklordlager

    darklordlager Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2008 Wisconsin

    Can confirm that it is indeed the distributor that is doing the price gouging...
     
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  23. TCMike

    TCMike Devotee (426) Sep 30, 2010 Minnesota

    On the rocks in Hugo had it today.
     
  24. BottleMan

    BottleMan Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2008 Wisconsin

    I saw a couple of bottles at Cellars in Woodbury an hour ago.
     
  25. dc55110

    dc55110 Aspirant (282) Oct 24, 2010 Minnesota
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    Big Discount Liquors
     
  26. wisconsinbeer1

    wisconsinbeer1 Aspirant (207) Nov 11, 2004 Wisconsin
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    Yep, and I happened to notice they still had some there this evening when I stopped in. Tons of other goodies in there as well. I cant stress how great this store is and Mike is a great guy to talk about beer with too. Highly recommend stopping here.
     
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  27. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Devotee (447) Apr 30, 2010 Minnesota
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    Mike has a hidden gem. I am torn when I post about his store; I like the fact that I have prolonged access to many harder to find beers (and don't want the trollers to usurp that benefit) yet I want to make sure he gets the business traffic that is deserved. Ultimately, I know the best thing to do is promote the place; very few stores in the metro have the service that Mike, Lisa, and their staff provide!
     
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