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Hopslam- No Limit Purchase

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by SSGKIM, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    Anyone know of any places with unlimited purchase per customer in the Chicagoland area?
     
  2. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    West Lakeview Liquors. $17.49/six-pack
     
  3. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Jan 13, 2012 Colorado

    Woodmans Aurora $15.99/sixer. Not sure how much is left tho. Obviously not in the city but just throwin that out there.
     
  4. DarkMagneto

    DarkMagneto Apr 17, 2007 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Marianos grocery stores
     
  5. thetomG

    thetomG Feb 17, 2010 Illinois

    I was at West Lakeview last night and they were sold out - I think he said they went through 17 cases in less than a day...
     
  6. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    Good to know. The initial run on Hopslam in Chicago typically works that way. Then the second run languishes on shelves until March. :)
     
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  7. marcgo2

    marcgo2 Nov 16, 2010 Illinois
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    Armanetti in Aurora has Hopslam 18.99, and Black Note 4packs for $26.99. I'm not sure about the purchase limit on the hopslam.
     
  8. kodymupa

    kodymupa Dec 14, 2010 Illinois
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    Which one?
     
  9. Coirm

    Coirm Dec 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Binny's Schaumburg, told me about 6 cases sold this morning, I was there at 11:45 or so got my case, watched about 5 more cases go out the door. About 15 more on floor....
     
  10. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    As of 12:30 PM Binny's on Grand had three cases of Hopslam left on the floor. One six-pack per customer limit, $15.99.

    It was moving quickly.
     
  11. DarkMagneto

    DarkMagneto Apr 17, 2007 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Arlington Heights
     
  12. jdhende

    jdhende Sep 27, 2010 Illinois
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    Walgreens in the city has hopslam. State and Randolph still has it. Got 2 sixers yesterday yesterday no limit $16.99 per. check out beermenus multiple locations have it in Chicago.
     
  13. ChicagoShoop

    ChicagoShoop Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    Armanetti in Aurora still has black note. 2 or 3 four packs left. Just grabbed one. Limit one per
     
  14. saemick

    saemick Jan 16, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    anyone know of anywhere else that has Black Note? Aurora is quite a hike for me...especially if they only have a few 4pk's left
     
  15. ChicagoShoop

    ChicagoShoop Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    Formost in Villa Park, near elmhurst, is selling single bottle, limit one, @ $8.99 a pop..... :rolleyes:
     
  16. lwburns15

    lwburns15 Dec 11, 2010 Illinois

    Schaumburg has BN, limit 1 bottle, $6.49. Not sure how many bottles, they are at the service desk, 6 packs of Hopslam for 15.99 as well.
     
  17. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    Just went to my "old faithful" spot on the northside(Prestige) and they had 20 cases left with no limit...which I whittled down to 17 cases. They also had a few cases of Black Note which is now down to 2 after my visit.
     
  18. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    I know this is a serious post, and that's just awesome, but I can't help but think that this sounds very much like a post from someone from, say, Dekalb.
     
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  19. bradner

    bradner Dec 26, 2007 Illinois
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    Thinking about driving out to DeKalb now.
     
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  20. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Jan 13, 2012 Colorado

    I thought the exact same thing after reading that post. Hmmmm makes ya wonder...
     
  21. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    did you start this thread to brag then? I hope you dont get tired of drinkin 3 cases of hopslam..... who am I kiddin, your probably trading 80% of it.
     
  22. PlayaPlaya

    PlayaPlaya Sep 19, 2012 Illinois

    lol
     
  23. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    We know it's not BrohammedAli/BreakingBad because he used punctuation and capital letters.
     
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  24. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    I'm from Arlington Heights actually...is there something I should know?
     
  25. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    And no I'm not trading any of it. I drink it across a couple months. And no I'm not bragging either, went to the Binny's in Niles and they had a 2 sixer limit. So I thought I could ask my BA brethren if anyone knew of unlimited purchase spots...plus we could all use it as a resource to hoard. Kind of a win win for everyone. Then I went to Prestige by my work (Lawrence and Austin) and found out they got a bunch and are selling no limit. Just passing along some knowledge since I started the thread.
     
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  26. Bitter_Echo

    Bitter_Echo Apr 13, 2012 Michigan

    Best of luck to you, and I wouldn't have a clue, not living there. But just so you know dreams can come true, I bought my case off the top of a palate of $3k worth of Hopslam. Wow! If only it would stay fresh forever!
     
  27. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    I have a couple bottles of Hopslam from last year and they are still prettie good...just got to keep them well. Mine are in my basement cellar (pitch black and 45 degrees year round). And would totally hugged that pile of beer for at least 10 minutes.
     
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  28. nachos

    nachos Jun 4, 2012 Minnesota
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    How is this a win win for everyone?
     
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  29. bertram

    bertram Dec 18, 2010 Illinois
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    Not sure when they had it - but around 5:30 tonight there was none to be found, nor any sign of an empty spot on the shelves for it. Dangit.
     
  30. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    As in people know what spots they can go to buy and hoard? Hoarding for the win! Sharing info benefits everyone doesn't it?
     
  31. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    God I wish I could post meme's.

    You have a skewed concept of winning, yours is more of the charlie sheen/Chicago Cubs sense.
     
  32. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Literally Ran out the door once I saw this message. Went to armanettis. Dude in front of me bought the LAST 4 pack of Black note. I knew i shoulda called first. On the upside i did score some hopslam and it is definitely amazing. So well balanced. Anyone know anywhere else that has Black note? in the western burbs?
     
  33. Vav

    Vav Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    Definitely win-win.
     
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  34. immobilisme

    immobilisme Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    Hopslam flies off the shelves, but Expedition Stout and Third Coast Old Ale sit for weeks/months at the same price. Baffling.
     
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  35. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    From an economics perspective, this is referred to as the 'Problem of the Commons.'
     
  36. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser May 6, 2012 Illinois

    It is all relative to what else is available (somewhat). I used to drive up to Kenosha to get Ten Fidy (amongst other goodies), yet didn't even buy a 4 pack this year when we now get it. Why, cuz I could get BCS for $5 more. Haven't bought any Expy yet, although I will to throw in the cellar. But I grabbed a 6 pack of Hopslam at the first opportunity.

    How many local/distributed DIPAs do we get in 12 oz bottles?
     
  37. Docrock

    Docrock Jan 21, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    You bought cases of Black Note???
     
  38. SSGKIM

    SSGKIM Jan 6, 2013 Illinois

    Yes I bought a case of Black Note.
     
  39. Lansman

    Lansman Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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    Wow. Congrats on the find. That is amazing.
     
  40. DarkMagneto

    DarkMagneto Apr 17, 2007 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    I heard that only 30 cases made it to the ENTIRE Chicago market (that is suburbs included) so if you scored an entire case that is one huge score.
     
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