Goose Island Lolita availability ?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by jimelee108, Mar 9, 2012.

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  1. jimelee108

    jimelee108 Aspirant (236) Jan 30, 2012 Illinois

    Is anyone having a hard time locating GI Lolita in the Chicago market? I keep looking and am being told that even with a "one bottle limit" no one can keep it in stock..

    Is it hype, bad luck or just that hard to find?
     
  2. JohnnyTightLips

    JohnnyTightLips Initiate (0) May 30, 2009 Illinois

    Some stores, from what I understand, have gotten additional shipments of Lolita. You try Whole Foods? When I called a few of the WH to get on the list for Juliet, each store would either mention a future shipment of Lolita or if I was interested in some they already had hidden in the backroom.
     
  3. DBCOACHEMUP

    DBCOACHEMUP Initiate (161) Dec 16, 2011 Illinois
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    Have seen it at quite a few places. Those places that do have it, it is $16 +.
     
  4. BrohamidAli

    BrohamidAli Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2011 Illinois

    It's friggine everywhere by me, it'll probably sit on the shelves for months, if your having trouble locating it I can buy you a bottle if you don't mind driving to the suburbs to meet me
     
  5. jimelee108

    jimelee108 Aspirant (236) Jan 30, 2012 Illinois

    I'm heading out today to make another run at it.. If I come up empty handed I could use the help this weekend. Thanks for the offer and info..
     
  6. bradner

    bradner Aspirant (283) Dec 26, 2007 Illinois
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    Where is Juliet?
     
  7. Khazadum

    Khazadum Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2010 Illinois

    If you are a city guy and come up empty handed let me know. I'll pass along a couple places I saw it sitting on shelves last week. Can't guarantee still there. Great beer that will only get better with age.
     
  8. Khazadum

    Khazadum Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2010 Illinois

    This. This. This.
     
  9. thewimperoo

    thewimperoo Zealot (536) Oct 1, 2006 Illinois

    Sitting in bottles at GI
     
  10. JohnnyTightLips

    JohnnyTightLips Initiate (0) May 30, 2009 Illinois

    Yes, most likely. The places that I got on the list said few weeks most likely.
     
  11. palvarado73

    palvarado73 Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2010 Illinois

    Binny's on Grand got an allotment yesterday.
     
  12. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Devotee (457) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    North side, Kedzie and Montrose area, there is a Foremost liquors. They have bottles at $20 with no purchase limit. Feel free to call ahead and ask how much they have, but the guy running it is known to increase (even more) the cost of a bottle if he knows its in demand. Show up, grab 1, and ask how many more he has that way you know the price already. He seems like the kind of guy that may haggle, too, though i've never tried.
     
  13. willseph

    willseph Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2011 Illinois

    Binny's in Lincoln Park had a bunch yesterday.
     
  14. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (340) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    I've been seeing it in the burbs at quite a few places. As cheap as $14.99 and as high as 19.99
     
  15. gigaknight

    gigaknight Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2010 Illinois

    I have 4 bottles left on the shelf here at Mainstreet Liquors in Countryside. It's $20.99/bottle, but I suppose that's why we still have some.
     
  16. jimelee108

    jimelee108 Aspirant (236) Jan 30, 2012 Illinois

    Found some at the Liquor Barn in Nile today! TY for all the help
     
  17. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    This is the correct answer. And they have been for quite a while.
     
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