Belgium For sale at Cantillon

Discussion in 'Europe' started by jefverstraete, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. bostonvert

    bostonvert Initiate (134) Feb 24, 2017 Belgium
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    Good one! For anyone who wants a funky lambic/geuze, check out De Troch from Wambeek
     
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  2. Nedster10

    Nedster10 Aspirant (247) Feb 25, 2014 Michigan
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    Aaaahhhh, that explains it. Who's the goose?!
    Haha, thx!
     
  3. newbeeraday

    newbeeraday Crusader (754) May 1, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    More so within the past year, things will be "sold out" then reappear a day or week or whenever for sale again. Lots of factors in this, one main reason is they dont usually label all their stash before selling a new seasonal. So they sell out, then they label some more etc. There is other reasons they "sell out" and then reappear but I wont get into that.
    So need not be sad, cross your fingers and you might get lucky with take-out beers. At any rate they have an amazing in-house list to try, there is always pleasant random people there to share the beers with, the tour is an interesting experience, and the staff good people that are lovers of Cantillon. Enjoy!!
     
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  4. yalmik

    yalmik Initiate (132) Nov 23, 2016 Belgium
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    Offcourse prices are much higher in de US... You also need to look @ transport, only getting the bottles there will cost you 20 dollar a bottle... And the guy that is importing these bottles also need to take some profit...
     
  5. Spoda1983

    Spoda1983 Aspirant (258) Oct 24, 2014 Sweden
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    Not to get off topic Yalmik but mass transportation of beer with an importer (Shelton Bros) that has a solid logistics supply chain setup from EU to US already means that the cost of transport, customs, duties, etc. will be far below $20 a bottle. Then you take small cuts for the distributors and beer stores (these ones add large profit %). The reason costs are so high in the US is not because of logistics... it's because of hype.
     
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  6. moose1980

    moose1980 Devotee (407) Jan 1, 2015 Germany
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    Except that rarity, and greed, even more so than hype.
     
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  7. Prospero

    Prospero Savant (944) Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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    Thanks for the helpful post, indeed it was as awesome as expected, and they still had St.Lam and Vig for sale, so it must have just been that day.
     
  8. Euroglot

    Euroglot Devotee (407) Dec 16, 2015 Belgium
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    Back at 3pp for St Lamvinus and Vigneronne. Also still had Bruoscella, Cuvee Saint Gilloise and Magnum (besides Geuze, Kriek and Rose). Geuze also had 3pp limit
     
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  9. bostonvert

    bostonvert Initiate (134) Feb 24, 2017 Belgium
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    St Lamvinus is sold out, it's not on the takeout menu anymore
     
  10. Spoda1983

    Spoda1983 Aspirant (258) Oct 24, 2014 Sweden
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    It will be back. I don't see them consciously selling out with the Public Brew Day coming up next weekend.
     
  11. kitch

    kitch Champion (879) Sep 24, 2014 Hong Kong
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    I think it seems to be on and off right now. My gf went in this morning and it wasn't on the takeout menu, but she said that they were labeling some and managed to pickup 3 bottles.
     
  12. davidtarnow

    davidtarnow Initiate (156) Mar 19, 2015 Michigan
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    Anyone know prices for Vig, St Lam, or csg?
     
  13. matthieudupont

    matthieudupont Initiate (127) Oct 19, 2015 Belgium
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    Vig and St Lam : 12 euro
    CsG: 7,5 euro
     
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  14. yalmik

    yalmik Initiate (132) Nov 23, 2016 Belgium
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    Anybody still know what the beers were on open brewery day to take away and taste?

    Going this year and really really excited:slight_smile:
     
  15. KoenG

    KoenG Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2016

    Yesterday Magnum Geuze (1pp), St.Lam (3pp), Vig (3pp) and CSG (3-pp) available. (besides the regulars)

    Just read on Facebook that apparently st. Lam is off the board right now.

    Drank a St. Lam Grand Cru on site and it was delicious.
     
  16. Runofthedill

    Runofthedill Initiate (139) Oct 28, 2014 Ohio
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    well I made my pilgrimage last week. Probably not going back again in my lifetime but this thread was pretty helpful. Thanks guys.
     
  17. greggor

    greggor Initiate (114) Nov 25, 2008 Utah

    Hey if anyone will be there this Saturday 3/18/17 & would like to meet up to share some bottles! can only try so many by myself. I will be wearing Michigan State green to be easy to spot me.
     
  18. Heathcliff_Hasbro

    Heathcliff_Hasbro Initiate (27) Apr 29, 2013 Illinois
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    I'll be there this Saturday with a group of 4. We'll likely be wearing some Wisconsin Badger red so feel free to say hi to us!
     
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  19. XmnwildX12

    XmnwildX12 Meyvn (1,430) Nov 12, 2010 Minnesota
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    Did you lose a bet?
     
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  20. moose1980

    moose1980 Devotee (407) Jan 1, 2015 Germany
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    I had MSU winning it all in my bracket last year...

    I will be wearing a Cubs hat and Illinois State t-shirt to round out the Midwestern theme. I didn't attend a Big Ten(?) school, so gotta support the NIT this year! I can't believe I just said that...
     
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  21. riko

    riko Aspirant (207) Jan 18, 2008 California
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    I'll be there in early May. I won't be wearing any American sports gear and certainly won't be looking to drink any non-Cantillon bottles. If anyone wants to buy Cantillon bottles to share on-site and trade stories about Belgium (from you) and San Diego (from me), I'm game.
     
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  22. MKENEWB

    MKENEWB Initiate (133) Mar 16, 2016 Wisconsin
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    Thanks for keeping to-go bottle list updated!
     
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  23. UncleJimbo

    UncleJimbo Site Editor (3,380) Sep 11, 2002 Massachusetts
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    Thanks for this thread. I will be back in Belgium the end of next week and the week after. I think I will try to visit Cantillon on either March 24 or March 25. Good times as always.
     
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  24. lord_dylan

    lord_dylan Initiate (114) Dec 4, 2013 California

    Hey Jimbo, there are already a bunch of us meeting at Cantillon on Saturday the 25th. You should come drink with us.
     
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  25. UncleJimbo

    UncleJimbo Site Editor (3,380) Sep 11, 2002 Massachusetts
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    Excellent. Let me know what time you will be there. Beermail or post. I will be staying in Antwerp, so will get to Brussels Midi by train and walk over.
     
  26. Koen1987

    Koen1987 Initiate (126) Jul 4, 2016 Belgium
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    Up for a bottle share as well! I'll be there with some friends coming over (you'll see, some Asians :wink: ), probably wearing my KUL uni sweater. Cheers !
     
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  27. joaoM

    joaoM Initiate (129) Oct 5, 2016 Belgium
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    I am going tomorrow for the open day! Great beer list :slight_smile: Hope to share some bottles!
     
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  28. skeevn

    skeevn Initiate (124) Sep 25, 2016 Belgium
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    Don't forget our Public Brew tomorow.
    Doors open at 6:30am.
    In addition to our classic beers available for tasting, Lou Pepe Kriek 2007, Menu Pineau 2009, 50°N-4°E 2012, LH12 brewed in 2005-bottled 2010 and La Vie est Belge 2016 will be available..
     
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  29. moose1980

    moose1980 Devotee (407) Jan 1, 2015 Germany
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    A little over 400€ each. Same buyer.
     
  30. Albin

    Albin Initiate (152) Aug 18, 2013 Sweden
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    Wow! I had my bet on around 200 each. Would never imagine 400!!!
     
  31. moose1980

    moose1980 Devotee (407) Jan 1, 2015 Germany
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    I wasn't too surprised. It was nice to try the MP for 30€ on-site ;-)
     
  32. SwigSocial

    SwigSocial Initiate (125) Jan 8, 2015 Washington
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    Any other "special or seasonal" bottles added to the to go list today for public brew day? (Besides auction bottles)
     
  33. Albin

    Albin Initiate (152) Aug 18, 2013 Sweden
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    Vigneronne, St Lamvinus, CSG, Iris, gueze magnum. And the regulars.
     
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  34. mrtomatohead49

    mrtomatohead49 Aspirant (243) Apr 9, 2013 Georgia
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    Family member of mine is heading to Cantillon on the 24th. Anyone here used a shipper from Lazenne before to bring back to US? I have a 12 shipper being sent to him and was wondering whether their boxes needed to be taped shut or provided some manner of sealing? Also whether the "large" sized box will be compact enough around the 750ml bottles or whether bubble wrap might be needed?
     
  35. Albin

    Albin Initiate (152) Aug 18, 2013 Sweden
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    Check this thread: https://www.beeradvocate.com/community/threads/info-for-shipping-packing-boxes-bottles-to.460111/

    I think all you need to know about it is in there :slight_smile:
     
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  36. SwigSocial

    SwigSocial Initiate (125) Jan 8, 2015 Washington
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    Looks like they changed what is available for take away on the website today. Any updates from anyone enjoying some fine beers onsite today?
     
  37. Koningshoeven

    Koningshoeven Initiate (30) Feb 2, 2016 Netherlands
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    They tend to treat Belgians/Dutchmen like crap.
     
  38. lord_dylan

    lord_dylan Initiate (114) Dec 4, 2013 California

    We will probably be there most of the day Saturday. Come join us.
     
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  39. dmsulli

    dmsulli Initiate (151) Jan 30, 2012 Colorado
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    I was told today that Lam and Vig are sold out for take home for the season. :slight_frown:
     
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  40. Axic10

    Axic10 Zealot (592) Mar 15, 2008 New Jersey
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    I don't know if this has been answered in the 37 pages or not. I'm going to be in Brussels in early May and Cantillon is a definite stop for my wife and I. Do they accept credit card? I apologize if this has been asked/answered before.
     
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