It's That Time of Year Again (Celebration Time)

Discussion in 'New England' started by Patrick, Nov 6, 2012.

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  1. dumpman

    dumpman Aspirant (203) Feb 6, 2010 Rhode Island

    mendon wines and more had 12 packs as of friday 10/9.
  2. Longstaff

    Longstaff Initiate (0) May 23, 2002 Massachusetts

    Didn't see any sixpacks on the shelf or 12 packs on Sun. around 1pm. But the beer gods were shining on me as I found a lone six pack stashed in the corner on the floor of the cooler.
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  3. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (475) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Is it actually there now, or should I just be watching for it this week? I need to know, I'm dying for some Celebration!
  4. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (475) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Then please don't buy any more and save it for the rest of us. :)
  5. Jnorton00

    Jnorton00 Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    I never plan on buying it again so no need to worry. :)
  6. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Zealot (599) Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts

    What!? They just tweeted that they got some in last Thursday I believe. Did you ask if they had anymore? I just find it hard to believe they sold out of Celebration that quickly. I am also assuming since it's a Sierra Nevada seasonal release they received cases of it. Word at the liquor stores in Cambridge/Somerville is that it's landing this week if you want more though.
  7. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (475) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Stopped at Marty's in Brighton/Allston today. Didn't have it in yet, but the guy at the counter said likely tomorrow, but definitely this week.
  8. SunDevilBeer

    SunDevilBeer Zealot (510) May 9, 2003 Massachusetts

    Lots of 12-packs in the cooler at Rapid Liquors in Stoneham today.
  9. Patrick

    Patrick Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    Anyone see it at martingettis in brighton yet?
  10. bleakies

    bleakies Disciple (372) Apr 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    Heh. Last Tuesday I could only say that as of the preceding Saturday it hadn't appeared.

    And look, here it is Tuesday and here I am to say that as of Saturday afternoon it till hadn't.

    If it isn't in by this coming Saturday, I'll meet you here on the following Tuesday.
  11. Patrick

    Patrick Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    I stopped in, and they don't have it plus the guy working the floor had never heard of it.
  12. xanok

    xanok Disciple (369) Aug 13, 2009 Connecticut
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    For those in CT, I've seen on tap at:
    The Barley Vine
    Eli Cannon's
    The Cask Republic
  13. nathanb47

    nathanb47 Initiate (192) Dec 14, 2010 Massachusetts
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    still waiting....any sightings yet in the south shore area?
  14. iflah45

    iflah45 Aspirant (211) Jul 8, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Supreme in Quincy...$13.99 12pks
  15. andylipp

    andylipp Zealot (537) Dec 8, 2006 Massachusetts

    Just called Dubs in Mansfield, MA. $11.99 for 12 packs.
  16. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (510) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    Looks like most of the South Shore is going to have to wait until next week from what I've heard, motherfucher
  17. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    If anyone in RI is looking for it they have a stack of 12 packs at Bottles on Pitman St. in Providence.
  18. nathanb47

    nathanb47 Initiate (192) Dec 14, 2010 Massachusetts
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    yeah Tumbler as far as the eye can see here on the south shore!
  19. WeymouthMike

    WeymouthMike Devotee (455) Jun 22, 2004 Massachusetts
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    Unfortunately I've had the same findings
  20. nathanb47

    nathanb47 Initiate (192) Dec 14, 2010 Massachusetts
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    I work in crown colony in quincy, so I drove over to supreme liquors and grabbed a six pack, they had maybe 5 or 6 cases of 12's and a few six packs on the shelf. now the hard part is waiting til after work!
  21. jamvt

    jamvt Disciple (382) Aug 5, 2005 Massachusetts
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    saw it there yesterday. 10/4 bottling.
  22. fearfactory

    fearfactory Disciple (350) Aug 12, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Timing is everything. 4 cases sitting on the floor, under 2 cases of Narwhal. After asking if okay, opened a case to grab as sixer. I went back today, 3 days later, no Celebration?

    "We aren't putting them out til some of the other SN thins out, no room on the shelf".
  23. dholway

    dholway Initiate (149) Jul 1, 2004 Massachusetts

    I took this shot at the Whole Foods in Dedham last Friday. The full wall is taller, wider, and three or four 12-packs deep. Pretty impressive, actually. I suspect that they haven't sold out yet.
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  24. tankboy

    tankboy Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2012

    Finally got a six-pack here at Market Basket in Hooksett wasnt out on display in the store I had to ask a manager if they were gonna order some and low and behold he came from out back with some. They still had alot of Tumbler out probally trying to sell that.
    This is my first Celebration but not my last ill be buying this as long as its available my favorite seasonal by far blows away the Sam Winter Variety althought the Winter Lager is pretty good.
  25. Fluke828

    Fluke828 Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2011 Massachusetts

    Just picked up my first sixer of Celebraish last night...I think it was mishandled somewhere...It wasn't that it tasted old so much as it just tasted way way off...Julian date indicates an October 1st bottling (or somewhere around there...leap year nonsense) I tried so hard to choke it down but ended up having to pour out half of incredibly disappointed as I look forward to this beer so much every year...not gonna give up though...will be purchasing more elsewhere that is hopefully from a fresher to have wasted the dough however...

    Carry on...
  26. wdarcy77

    wdarcy77 Initiate (0) Nov 27, 2008 Massachusetts

    I agree SN Braish wasn't nearly as money this year. Old bottles? Kinda concerning considering they're so on point with Celebraish. I'm sure the next batch will rock with bold flavors (24/7, 365. Open on Sundays!).
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  27. lordofthewiens

    lordofthewiens Poo-Bah (3,638) Sep 17, 2005 Maine
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    A guest tap at The Portsmouth Brewery today.
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