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Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Casedogg43, Dec 27, 2012.

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  1. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Headed there in the next few days.
    Haven't been since last November.
    What can I expect?
    Plan on doing a couple flights. Any must haves?
  2. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Beer and food.
  3. denimdemon

    denimdemon Mar 8, 2009 Indiana
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    But not the Spanish Inquisition. NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition.
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  4. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Food now? That a change.
  5. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Drinkin a Rage right now. This place is totally legit.

    Food started about 8mths ago I believe. BBQ there is tasty.
  6. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Expect MUCH larger crowds. Getting a seat at the bar ~5pm was easy last Nov... that is definitely not the case now. No idea what is on tap, but Closure is always a safe choice. The sandwiches are, as always, amazing. Particularly the brisket (pricey) and the turkey sandwich.
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  7. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    That's what I want to hear.
    it was limited on crowd when we hit it in November. Bears Vs Lions game too!
    Beer was pretty good then, and I can imagine how much better now. Pretzels were good too!

    it was the hightlight of our trip to Bell's. And hit it on the way back.
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  8. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    I added after you saw my post. The brisket or turkey sandwiches are always the highlight of my trip up. They are amazing.
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  9. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Brisket in Michigan.
    Say it ain't so! LOL

    I will give that a try. Looks like tomorrow!
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  10. buzze40

    buzze40 Mar 9, 2010 Illinois

    If hes still got delerious on tap grab a glass and a couple bombers to go if yr lucky.
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  11. Vav

    Vav Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    Whatever you do, GET THE BRISKET.
  12. Billakowski

    Billakowski Dec 11, 2010 Indiana
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    The turkey melt is fantastic!!!
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  13. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    Wish this thread would have started a day earlier. Stopped by on my way home from Detroit (after driving through blizzard like conditions for over 4 hours). Got the Turkey Bacon Melt, but it was pretty good though.

    Enjoyed Anger the most of what I tried there and picked up a couple bottles of Delusion. Anyone on here had it before? Only found one review on the other site. Is it boozy or balanced? Just want to know how long I should hold onto them before opening.
  14. pointyskull

    pointyskull Mar 17, 2010 Illinois

    May be going to Greenbush this weekend.
  15. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    20 mins away.
    Delusion 1st
  16. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Just wanted to update on my trip to GreenBush today.
    Frickin' terrific. Was definately the highlight of the night.
    The stouts, both Coffee and Oatmeal were terrific! Place has grown a bunch, but in a very good way.
    Didn't have Delusion on tap, but got a couple bottles to go.

    Next stop was Shoreline. Beers on tap were OK. But bought a 2009 Lost Sailor Imperial Stout 22oz and shared with company. That beer is sick good!! (best beer of the night)

    Hit Village inn in Chesterton, wings and SN pale Ale.
    Finished with a stop at Figure 8 in Valpo. for a Black Corridor. Damn fine beer.

    Night is young and I'm old. All is well!

    Greenbush lifetime member #1396!

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  17. ja1022

    ja1022 Sep 27, 2009 Indiana

    I'm a Greenbush fan as well, although I try and keep it a secret.
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  18. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Place was packed!
    Secret is getting out!
  19. scud

    scud Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    Brisket or pulled pork sandwiches/ order both. Brother Benjamin is a must have if on draft
  20. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Jan 13, 2012 Colorado

    RAGE on tap in the west Chi Burbs!!
  21. HopHeadHerman

    HopHeadHerman Feb 9, 2009 Michigan

    Greenbush is already distributing out of state? If so, wow!
  22. ja1022

    ja1022 Sep 27, 2009 Indiana

    They've been in restaurants and bars around Chicago since soon after they opened. Great marketing move on their part. Good distribution got them noticed, and it's an easy trip to Sawyer from the area.
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  23. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    They said within the first few months of opening they were having a hard time keeping up with the keg distribution. Seems like they had all the sales lined up before they started producing!
    Great marketing! No doubt!
  24. Irishize75

    Irishize75 Nov 4, 2012 California

    I had an Anger on tap at a restaurant in Royal Oak and thought it was awesome. I'm pretty to eager to try some of their other beers...anyone in the Detroit area know of any bottle shops that carry them? I feel like I've seen it in stores, but not recently or often.
  25. crossovert

    crossovert Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    i saw greenbush last year already in WI.
  26. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    8 Degrees Plato in Ferndale only for now... more to come.

    They do a few one offs but nothing official with distributors yet.
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