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Hopslam- No Limit Purchase

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

  1. jhillwastaken

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    In DeKalb on Thursday, they said they weren't getting their Hopslam till next week.
     
  2. bradner

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    Thanks for the tip.
     
  3. JakeT469

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    I heard the same thing. 30 cases isn't a lot by any means. So, I'm wondering how Prestige on the far North side got 3 cases as SSGKIM claims? Hmmmm... Sounds like the wonderful bottle shop(s) of good ol Dekalb
     
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    There is a case limit at Binny's in Niles, not 2 six packs.
     
  5. birchholz

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    Plenty at the Cardinal Liquor Barn in Oak Lawn.
     
  6. Dontcounttoday

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    Yup, plenty with no limit. One of the few places I know of that still has BCBS also, but the prices are jacked up a bit there.

    Also, very weird liquor store for beer. The owners have very little knowledge about beer at all and was asking me what a Porter is....Also the beer is in no way organized. You will find a sixer of Hopslam in several places throughout the store. I am pretty sure he just places new 6 packs randomly wherever there is room.
     
  7. PlayaPlaya

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    Hopslam is in Dekalb, right now, as I'm typing......It's at all the liquor stores and also at P.J.'s Courthouse Tavern in Sycamore, stop by, say Hi, I'll buy you a couple . . . .. . . . .
    ^Dragons Milk on tap coming very soon.
    ^ST Oat stout on tap right now.

    D-Town representinnnnn' !!
     
  8. birchholz

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    Yep, it's just odd. I live literally two blocks from this place in their craft beer offerings have grown exponentially in the past two years. Only I rarely end up buying anything there because their prices are typically $1-$2/ 6 pack more than Binnys. I'm torn because I'd love to support a local store, and I appreciate the convenience of having some decent beer just around the corner from me, but I can't justify spending more.

    I don't think I've seen anyone buy craft beer there, only BMC or hard liquor. The owners seem pretty clueless, but there's a younger guy who's asked me what I like and recommendations for what to carry. If I had to guess, he's the one pushing the newer stuff. They've still got a ton of BCBS, but at $29.99/4pk and with their customer base, it's probably going to sit for a long time.
     
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