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Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by NooseJustice, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. NooseJustice

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    I know Green Flash, Crooked Stave, Oskar Blues and a few others have finally made their way to Indy but i was wondering if and when we might be seeing brews from Lagunitas, Bear Republic, Deschutes, Firestone Walker, etc..

    Sucks that most of our surrounding states get beers from these guys but we're passed over. I figure AlAsher or some other Hoosiers might have some insight
     
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    I've heard we're supposed to be getting Lagunitas here within the next few months. As far as the others, no idea.

    Dogfish head is also making it's way back into the Indiana market.
     
  3. NooseJustice

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    I'm not a big Dogfish fan but I did buy Indian Brown Ale and Burton Baton when they were last in Indy. good to hear about Lagunitas. i figured we should see their beers start filtering in once the Chicago brewery was up and running. i really wanna try Sucks.
     
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    I would except to see all of those guys in the next 2 years.
     
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    As soon as the Chicago Lagunitas plant starts producing, you guys should see distribution from them. Or shortly thereafter.
     
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    Lagunitas and Deschutes are the only two on your list that I've heard rumblings of. Deschutes is moving into Ohio and Kentucky very shortly, if they are not already there, and I've heard that Indiana was next on that list. I've heard the same for Lagunitas once they get their new facility up and running.

    Still waiting to hear who's getting Dogfish Head. They said they would name a distributor by the end of the year, so they do still have 11 days. Nothing is scheduled to be released to us this year, so hopefully we'll see them in January or February.
     
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    IN Beverage will be distributing Dogfish Head in northern IN. Lagunitas will not begin to distribute in IN until the Chicago brewery opens.
     
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    Lagunitas would be nice, and I'd love to see FW here. Ballast Point would be nice too, as I'd love to have cans of Sculpin on hand...
     
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  9. NooseJustice

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    what about Great Lakes?
     
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    Great Lakes is already distributed to northern Indiana.
     
  11. NooseJustice

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    we need them down here in the Indy area. we had them a few years ago. i get tired of having to drive to Cincy for Dortmunder Gold
     
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    Bear Republic is stopping brewing operations temporarily, if they haven't already. At least that's what one of my sales reps tells me here in Chicago -- though it may just be that they're pulling out of midwest distribution for a time.
     
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