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Half Acre - Galactic Double Daisy Cutter TODAY!

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by stephenieman, May 25, 2012.

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  1. stephenieman

    stephenieman Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2011 Illinois

    "Chicago Beer Week. Today we sell Galactic Double Daisy Cutter in cans. Only at our brewery store. Opens at 12noon. 1 4pack per custy."

    https://twitter.com/#!/halfacrebeer

    ... hoping some 4-packs last until I'm out of work!
     
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  2. EseLocoSS

    EseLocoSS Initiate (119) Feb 2, 2010 Illinois
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    Work will be there when you get back, just go get some on your lunch break!
     
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  3. DSlim71

    DSlim71 Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2010 New Jersey

  4. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Disciple (319) Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    its gonna be a long lunch hour for me...
     
  5. dmsulli

    dmsulli Initiate (152) Jan 30, 2012 Colorado
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    Just the excuse I needed to leave this graveyard of an office early. I don't think "no one" will miss me.
     
  6. EseLocoSS

    EseLocoSS Initiate (119) Feb 2, 2010 Illinois
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    Me too, what time you planning on getting there?
     
  7. ravot

    ravot Devotee (426) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    oh man, normally if i'm north at the other 'office' i would go for lunch but i'm in river north today, dont think i'll make it, not to mention hitting up revbrew after work. DOH
     
  8. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Disciple (319) Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    i'm downtown. gonna take me a good 40 minutes to get there via brown line/walking. so...I'm gonna leave right now. hope there' not much of a line with this surprise announcement.
     
  9. dmsulli

    dmsulli Initiate (152) Jan 30, 2012 Colorado
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    I'm also downtown, but I'm going to have to wait til around 2 before I can head over. Hoping some remains. Anyone have an idea how much this 4 pack is going to run?
     
  10. stephenieman

    stephenieman Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2011 Illinois

    West Loop for me.
    Hoping I can SOMEHOW fit in a visit before Revolution's Party tonight - Craft Beer Week is torture.
     
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  11. ravot

    ravot Devotee (426) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    ugh, it IS torture. i'm in river north and can't head down there. unless i change locations for work and well it would KINDA be on the way.
     
  12. pschul4

    pschul4 Zealot (562) Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
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    Good release to cut down on muling :slight_smile:
     
  13. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2010 Michigan



    But seriously, if someone can hook it up, I'll be in Chicago next weekend and can swap you something!
     
  14. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Zealot (538) Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    I was hoping to grab some sunday but from the talks here I will be two days late!
     
  15. dmsulli

    dmsulli Initiate (152) Jan 30, 2012 Colorado
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    Alright, it's noon, so any updates with price or amount available are appreciated!
     
  16. iadler

    iadler Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2009 Illinois
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    Really small line inside. Took me 5 min to get in and out. Also have their next collaboration beer brewed with oranges and beets.

    18 bucks 4 pack. Lots in fridge.
     
  17. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (239) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    No growler fills. Samples only. They withheld having kegs at the brewery to distribute more to bars in the area.
     
  18. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    ISO: 2 cans FT: Something from SoCal you want
    Let's make it simple and sweet. Alpine, Bruery, Lost Abbey, Russian River, etc.. $4$.]

    Conversate me.
     
  19. iadler

    iadler Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2009 Illinois
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    I felt like I was the only one not buying a 4 pack of meat wave...guess I'm the only one who thinks that beer taste like half beer half tea.
     
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  20. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (239) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    ISO: 4 x Half Acre Meat Tea
     
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  21. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (345) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Love me some Meat Tea. I'll def b hittin up HA before the Rev party. GDDC and Meat Wave(tea) for me. Anyone hear if they'll have barrels of GDDC and/or The Wave at the Rev party tonight?
     
  22. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Disciple (319) Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    Just left. Still a small line. They also have bombers of Sanguis (Next collab) for $8.99. Grabbed 2 of those:
    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/18006/78244

    I'm not really a fan of Meat Wave either. Maybe just not my style. If I had to choose I'd take 3F Black Heart over it any day.
     
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  23. Slayer32

    Slayer32 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Indiana

    just got back. There were about 20 people in the store.
    they had:
    tons of DGDC-18/4 PACK Limit 1
    MEATWAVE-16/4 Limit 2
    ALL Growler fills were 16/12 (DC, OA, Gossamer, and a new irish red ale)
    bombers of Sanguin (brewed with beets) for 8.99
    and some new badass beer steins.
     
  24. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Disciple (319) Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    It's been around qui
    te a bit during CCBW, so I would expect it to be there.
     
  25. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Zealot (538) Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    Picture of steins would be nice if some can post one? And there growler filling ginger twin now???
     
  26. ravot

    ravot Devotee (426) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    i was there a month ago, they had ginger twin on growler fills. right when it was released. Never had sanguis, hopefully they have it.
     
  27. SimonesRules

    SimonesRules Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2012 Illinois

    No Ginger Twin. They do have a new Irish Red that I can't remember the name of. It looked like they had a great deal of Sangus. The gentleman behind the counter said that he expected GDDC to last through tomorrow.
     
  28. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Zealot (538) Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    Well I wont be able to get there till opening on Sunday Hoping for GDDC available still. If anyone in the area can grab a pack for me I will meet on Sunday by brewery and bring some special extras for it.
     
  29. Slayer32

    Slayer32 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Indiana

    I think the Irish Red was called Kelly Red, but I may be wrong. Also most of their shirts were 25 percent off. I had a taste of the DGDC for the first time at the brewery and it really delivered. Huge tropical aroma and flavor. Had Meatwave too. I didn't care for it but it didn't stand a chance after the galactic sample.

    Edit: I also asked them if they planned to can more special releases and they said that they are not sure yet and this was just an experiment.
     
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  30. ravot

    ravot Devotee (426) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    here's hoping people stop buying beer and go to rev brewery and the supply should last through sunday!
     
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  31. Nachos4two

    Nachos4two Zealot (538) Nov 26, 2011 Illinois
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    I second that...
     
  32. EseLocoSS

    EseLocoSS Initiate (119) Feb 2, 2010 Illinois
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    I'm going to be in that area tonight. I might be willing to stop in tomorrow morning for somebody if needed.
     
  33. ravot

    ravot Devotee (426) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    i would love it, if you could. it would release some stress on me. where do you normally reside Loco.
     
  34. EseLocoSS

    EseLocoSS Initiate (119) Feb 2, 2010 Illinois
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    Nachos4Two already BM'ed me and has dibs. If I can get one of my friends to tag along, I'll try to get more. I'm from Munster, In but I work in the West Loop.
     
  35. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,209) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Bah. I'm too lazy to take the train there because then it costs over $20/4pk lol
     
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  36. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (345) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Hey Jeff, I'm only going to be buying 1 4pack of Meat Wave. I can pick up 1 of those for u if u want??
     
  37. BFro

    BFro Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 Illinois

    Anyone wanna mule me a 4pk of GDDC? Pretty please. :wink:
     
  38. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    Just got back, tons left. No line.
     
  39. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,209) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Ugh. No thanks! Lol. Need a ride to get some GDC tho :wink:
     
  40. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (345) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Sorry buddy can't help u there. Taking public trans all day.
     
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