KBS CHICAGOLAND, YEP.

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by PDZ, Apr 1, 2013.

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  1. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Whats wrong with $26.99? It was $25 last year, and so was BCS at most places this year.
     
  2. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    $36.99 at MARS cheese castle. Home of the FIB magnet.
     
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  3. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    As of 4:01 Chicago bought the rest
     
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  4. Hugonaut13

    Hugonaut13 Zealot (556) Nov 29, 2012 Illinois
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    Not to split hairs, but I did not pay more then 22.99 for any BCBS 4 packs last year. As I say that, I bought one of those 4 packs of KBS for 26.99. I knew that was high but I was around to go there and knew I wouldn't have time to fight the rush the next couple of days. Now that I'm seeing what everyone else is charging for getting to buy 1-2 bottles of KBS, that was a solid deal.
     
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  5. Anonymous1

    Anonymous1 Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2012 Illinois
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    Whenever anyone complains about 4-pack pricing I always ask them to divide by 2 and then ask if they would pay that for a bomber. You would have people breaking down doors to pay $13.50 for a bomber of KBS.
     
  6. da_bulls

    da_bulls Initiate (0) Jun 7, 2012 Illinois
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    I was just stating beer prices from beermenus, I've never been able to buy a 4pk of KBS so I don't know the price. The 3 KBS I was able to buy thus far have been 2 @ $6 and 1 @ $6.50, so $26.99 isn't to jacked up IMO.
     
  7. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,210) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    This.
     
  8. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Aspirant (207) Nov 27, 2012 Illinois
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    Just cracked my one bottle - whoever says Peruvian Morning is better is crazy. It is certainly NOT as thin, in fact, the body is close to BCBCS. Believe the hype. I will be trying to hunt at least one more bottle down to spread the gospel.

    EDIT: I really like Peruvian Morning, but with all due respect, KBS takes it to another level.
     
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  9. stevegoz

    stevegoz Aspirant (237) May 5, 2008 Illinois
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    It's a shame how that Prestige has gotten so greedy in the past year or so. It used to be a quality store before they learnt the ways of the gouger. I actually bought a dozen bottles of PVW/ORVW bourbon off them over the course of a year or so right before the Pappy bubble went all crazy.

    They lost me with the $7.99 bottles of Backwoods Bastard last fall....
     
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  10. 71gto

    71gto Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2009 Illinois
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    The Prestige in Des PLaines can be hit or miss on pricing as well. Sometimes they are okay, other times they gouge the hell out of you.
     
  11. mtskier

    mtskier Initiate (183) Feb 23, 2013 Illinois
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    I emailed Founders about the shop I had the experience with today. I figure they dont want their product being used to clear stock anymore than we want to buy it.
     
  12. SpunkyHopslammer

    SpunkyHopslammer Initiate (62) Jan 18, 2011 Illinois

    I chased around one afternoon last year and didnt get any. If I can get some this year by walking in my local store great, but I'mdone chasing this beer. If someone wants to trade a four pack for a four pack BCBS in person Chicago burbs it could be an easier way for me to get some of this elusive beer.
     
  13. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Initiate (67) Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    Whole food schaumburg has one four pack as of noon.
     
  14. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    I stopped by around 11 during lunch and they said it was all gone. What a bunch of fuckin morons.
     
  15. broodog

    broodog Aspirant (222) Jul 18, 2009 Illinois

    Uncork-it in Streeterville got a case. Two dudes in front of me bought 3 4 packs. I managed to score 1 at $26.99. which, as of 10 minutes ago, leaves 2 four packs. Probably sold out as I typed this.
     
  16. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Initiate (67) Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    Inthe back. Ask the nice lady with brown hair. Super friendly.
     
  17. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    Unreal. I talked to some girl with a slight attitude who said it was for sure all gone.

    Whatever. Can't go back now.
     
  18. PDZ

    PDZ Initiate (0) Jun 26, 2012 Illinois
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    sounds like a cross dressing, two timin truck chaser in disguise
     
  19. da_bulls

    da_bulls Initiate (0) Jun 7, 2012 Illinois
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    If anyone who missed out wants a bottle in the Hinsdale area BM me. I'm on the list for one but the only catch is you have to buy another Founders product, I'm done chasing after I got my fourth bottle this morning.
     
  20. Hoozierdaddy

    Hoozierdaddy Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2009 Illinois

    I got this exact same treatment at around 11:35ish. A guy stocking the shelves checked with someone else right there at the cheese counter. Grr.
     
  21. tinypyramids

    tinypyramids Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2012 Illinois

    since they've made no secret about it, and since i've decided to stay home and drink a 2012 instead, fischmans in jefferson park will be tapping kbs at 8pm tonight.
     
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  22. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    She said I missed out by mere minutes. It sucked but I figured ok, fair is fair, it happens. Knowing that she was full of shit is really frustrating.
     
  23. ravot

    ravot Devotee (422) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    some whole foods take lists. it's possible the KBS was someone elses and that person was simply picking it up. and or someone might have cancelled their kbs order and another employee stocked it.
     
  24. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    There were absolutely no lists at this location.
     
  25. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    Whole Foods Kildeer still had single bottles a couple hours ago for $5.95. Much nicer staff over there too. A+
     
  26. jokemon

    jokemon Disciple (314) Apr 3, 2007 Illinois
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    So get this, my local store in Schaumburg has it. BUUUUUUUT they require you to buy a 6 pack to sell you the bottle for 7.99 for the bottle + 6 pack price. Also, the 6 pack has to be founders. According to them they were told this.
     
  27. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Initiate (67) Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    There was not a list. Earlier in the week one of the beer/wine guys told me thier location did away with lists a while ago.
     
  28. Hoozierdaddy

    Hoozierdaddy Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2009 Illinois

    Yeah I think I just saw you there. And if I did, its 8.99 a bottle, and they want 11.99 for a 6pack of All Day IPA. I opted out. Screw that noise.
     
  29. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    Tell them to go scratch.
     
  30. jokemon

    jokemon Disciple (314) Apr 3, 2007 Illinois
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    I told them I don't believe them and left! screw that noise indeed.
     
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  31. Hoozierdaddy

    Hoozierdaddy Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2009 Illinois

    Oh that wasnt you I saw then. The place I was at, a customer walked in and asked about KBS and when told about the 6 pack deal, asked if he could get 2 bottles of KBS if he bought 2 6 packs. I was thinking to myself "DONT DO IT MAN!!"
     
  32. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (315) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado

    KBS is dumb! That's my $.02
     
  33. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Initiate (67) Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    Avoid Foremost in VP like the plague. $9 for a bottle of "this one goes to eleven". Nice.
     
  34. ravot

    ravot Devotee (422) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    ehhh fucking morons then i guess. kidding.
    that being said, i know folks who work there, whole foods, and aren't morons. they do have lists, internal. sometimes, unfortunately the list doesn't make it to the public. the way you mention kildeer makes me think you know some who works there or you do work there.
    there might be internal lists though. i know a lot of folks who've told me this from different whole foods in the chicagoland.
     
  35. ravot

    ravot Devotee (422) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    and now that i had it today, on draft, it's bitchin.
     
  36. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    LOL nope. Just good experiences over there. The girl I talked to at Schaumburg was just a dumb ass. Whatever. It happens. I should've gotten a manager. Oh well. Lesson learned.
     
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  37. ravot

    ravot Devotee (422) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    do you have any of this years KBS?
     
  38. sbxx

    sbxx Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    I did grab a bottle at Kildeer. Probably gonna save it for DLD.
     
  39. ravot

    ravot Devotee (422) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    i didn't realize i would land on some extra, thanks to my gf, although it cost me extra. anyway, if you want a couple of more BM me. and enjoy some 'fresh' and do what you want with the rest at DLD.
     
  40. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Initiate (67) Nov 29, 2007 Illinois

    Internal, external, or otherwise, there were no lists.
     
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