Release Founders Bolt Cutter 15th Anniversary Barley Wine

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  1. dblab33

    dblab33 Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2011 Michigan

    Also got Friday tickets for me and my fiance. CAN'T FUCKING WAIT. For real.
     
  2. sullenbee

    sullenbee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Michigan

    Got my ticket for Wednesday. No problems!
     
  3. paintball363

    paintball363 Initiate (148) Mar 18, 2010 Illinois

    SHH!! Dont remind me about that god forsaken thing.
     
  4. beerhan

    beerhan Defender (612) Apr 28, 2010 Ohio
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    Got my friday tickets too! Hopefully this weekend will be like the KBS party sans the frost bite.
     
  5. CWBlues

    CWBlues Aspirant (258) May 4, 2011 Indiana
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    My girlfriend and I each got tickets for Friday. Thinking we'll snag a hotel and hang around for the anniversary party the next day!
     
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  6. RyanMM

    RyanMM Initiate (169) Mar 12, 2009 Michigan
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    I gotta give props to Founders for how they are doing this release. I've slagged on them in the past for a LOT of stuff, but this ticketing system looks like it's gonna be fair and organized.
     
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  7. abraxel

    abraxel Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Michigan

    Huh, they're still not sold out (my roommate and I both got tickets for Sunday no problem). I guess the bottle cost and the fact that it's hitting distribution might have reduced demand for the tickets dramatically.
     
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  8. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (511) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Celebrating an easy ticket purchase with a KBS to remind me of the old days of cold crazy line madness. Cheers!
     
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  9. beercity_chris

    beercity_chris Initiate (0) Oct 6, 2012 Michigan

    Hope this is a trend for their releases. Got my ticket and it looks like there are still plenty available.
     
  10. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    And today would've been a cold fucking day too to wait in line. 44 last time I was outside!
     
  11. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Atta boy, see ya then! Does anyone think Founder's will allow someone to pick up bottles with someone elses tickets? My buddies aren't sure if they want to make the 10 hour drive with me, but bought the 5 dollar ticket just in case...Photo copies of their ID's possibly?

     
  12. syu3003

    syu3003 Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Michigan

    i wont believe it till my ticket is in my hand. see you guys up there sunday (or the night before).
     
  13. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Yeah, that was slick. It took longer for my laptop to boot up than it did to purchase my tickets for Tuesday.
     
  14. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    From the website:
    All ticket holders are required to have their ticket, as well as a valid ID, as recognized by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission, and will be required to pay for (via cash or credit card), in person, as well as pick-up their product on that given day.
     
  15. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Well, to me, that just says a valid ID stating that you are of legal age to purchase alcohol. It does NOT say a valid ID that matches the name on the ticket...
     
  16. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    In person...it says in person.
     
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  17. sweatervest27

    sweatervest27 Initiate (0) Oct 13, 2009 Ohio

    Same here, and yeah that was a cold night with the wind.
     
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  18. raymo55

    raymo55 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    Got mine for Monday...to avoid most of you people!! :wink:
     
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  19. jeonseh

    jeonseh Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2007 Indiana
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    Sunday tickets easily acquired. I think they fact that you have to be there in person on the exact day and that this is hitting distro limited the demand. Personally, I see this as an excuse to get back up to Founders for a day
     
  20. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    this is great! tickets are still up!!
     
  21. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    Distribution isn't until the 19th, from what I remember reading

    I'm fairly certain that somewhere on either the Founders announcement or the Brown Paper Ticket page it does specify that you can't pick up for other people.
     
  22. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    Yes it pretty much does.
     
  23. gustogasmic

    gustogasmic Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2012 Michigan
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    Sunday's sold out, everything else is gravy. Who's going Monday?
     
  24. divineaudio

    divineaudio Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2009 Michigan

    Signed on about 15-20 minutes ago fully expecting them to be sold out, snagged a ticket for sunday no problem. From the above post, it seems like I may have gotten the last one.
     
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  25. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    how do you know? It seems to let me go through the process up until you enter your billing info without saying anything about that.
     
  26. gustogasmic

    gustogasmic Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2012 Michigan
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    [​IMG]
     
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  27. chronie

    chronie Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2011 Illinois
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    I am really amazed that tickets are not going like DLD. Good job, Founders!
     
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  28. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    Funny, my internet sold out slower than yours.
     
  29. mike409

    mike409 Aspirant (220) Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    dan I am getting mine monday so I will let you know if its a drain pour and save you a trip to GR
     
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  30. mike409

    mike409 Aspirant (220) Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    Also I am not sure if they will let you pick up other friends bottles i would call and ask them. due to the fact they stated more then once you could buy ONE ticket per person so I would guess they will only let you pay for 2 bottles
     
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  31. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    You could always go in with a friend and split the two bottles between you.
     
  32. gustogasmic

    gustogasmic Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2012 Michigan
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    Ouch! Well Monday's cool too, I just don't expect as many BAs
     
  33. mike409

    mike409 Aspirant (220) Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    yes you could but i think the op wants to buy his friends full allotment which i am not sure they will do. seems thats the reason they set this ticket system up. but since none of us have tickets yet they may not even have a name on them in which case just find a bum over at the bus station across from founders to mule for you
     
  34. Steimie

    Steimie Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    It seems crystal clear that ticketholders have to show up in person. Am I missing something?
     
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  35. imfrommichigan

    imfrommichigan Aspirant (270) Jul 12, 2012 Utah
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    I'm with you. Hence why we had to fill out all of that information. To make buying multiples impossible.
     
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  36. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    The only reason I even bring the question up is, it seems hard to justify 3 people taking a 500 mile road trip to pick up 6 bottles, when one person could achieve the same task. I'm not trying to scam anyone, just asking a simple question. I've already emailed Sarah from the brewery, I'll post a response if I get one.

     
  37. imfrommichigan

    imfrommichigan Aspirant (270) Jul 12, 2012 Utah
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    I would think if you're making a 500 mile trip and read something that clearly states you must show up in person, you'd know what you're getting yourself into.
     
  38. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Our comprehension abilities differ than because I read no where that it says the ID they require MUST match the ticket name... Thats all good sir.
     
  39. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
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    It said it when you were purchasing the tickets and it asked for:

    Attendee Details:
    First Name
    Last Name
    Email:
    Phone:
     
  40. Dcv

    Dcv Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2009 Michigan

    I bought a ticket for Monday. I'm not sure I will be able to make it, but it is only $5 lost if I can't pick up my bottles.
     
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