Draft Darkness in Chicago?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by readbaron, Nov 7, 2012.

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  1. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Devotee (457) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    I am pretty sure it is in fact not being distributed to Chicago this year for whatever reason. It is usually here by now.
  2. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Aspirant (202) Sep 19, 2012 Illinois

  3. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Bavarian Lodge said they did not get a keg of Darkness this year (like everywhere else), and they have gotten a keg of it every year before? So, not sure why Surly wouldn't send kegs this year? I think it is odd considering once their new brewery is up and running (hopefully sometime before 2030) they would start distributing in IL!
  4. aefbjo

    aefbjo Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2005 Bahamas

    I keed, I keed. I was kind of surprised that there *were* kegs of Darkness here the past couple years, since Surly *doesn't* distribute here. So it was a pleasant surprise, and not to be expected every year, no?
  5. bauermj

    bauermj Initiate (0) May 4, 2009 Illinois
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    This is bad news indeed. I always thought it was cool of Surly to hook up the Chicago market with a healthy amount of Darkness tappings (unlike FFF has done w/ Dark Lord*).

    * Props to FFF for the post-FOBAB Vanilla BA Dark Lord tapping in Chicago
  6. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    It's on tap in my apartment, but only because I have a metric fuckton. It's the only beer I have more than 6 of in the cellar thats not named Bourbon County Stout.
  7. readbaron

    readbaron Initiate (0) May 12, 2010 Illinois
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    So you mean I'm now following dontcounttoday for no reason? Sonofa...
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