KBS sightings in Southern/central NJ

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  1. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    I'm sorry. I had to do it. This thread is for any KBS sightings in South and Central Jersey. If anyone spots any KBS in Ocean, Monmouth, Atlantic, or.Burlington counties that would be great. Happy hunting everyone!
     
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  2. tigernipples

    tigernipples Initiate (195) Nov 21, 2009 New Jersey
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    4 counties wow
     
  3. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    I live in one of them (obviously) and very close to 2/3 of them; that's why I included them.
     
  4. digdug1810

    digdug1810 Aspirant (229) Mar 1, 2011 New Jersey
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    seems hunterdon is off today or it's an elaborate rouse.. happy hunting
     
  5. joshwars

    joshwars Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2012 New Jersey

    I think Lil' Bros gets their Hunterdon deliveries on Wednesdays. I'll be on the lookout.
     
  6. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    Word on the street is that no KBS is being delivered in any of the counties listed :D

    Most places I spoke with said Hunterdon was closed today and distro was expected to be delayed a day. I'd expect Weds/ Thursday for most places.
     
  7. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    That's up in Flemington right? I'm gonna be visiting a friend up there that day and will be in the area. Do you know when their deliveries usually come?
     
  8. iL0VEbeer

    iL0VEbeer Defender (626) Oct 4, 2011 New Jersey
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    Does this mean stores that usually get shipments on Wednesdays will get them on Thursday this week instead?
     
  9. benz08

    benz08 Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2008 New Jersey

    Hunterdon wasn't closed. Very few stores have a Monday hunterdon delivery.
     
  10. digdug1810

    digdug1810 Aspirant (229) Mar 1, 2011 New Jersey
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    Yes found that out today too, There are South Jersey stores that get deliveries on Monday that didn't yesterday, which is what caused the confusion I think.
     
  11. Demer

    Demer Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2010 New Jersey

    North jersey stores that get hunterdons deliveries on monday didn't get them either.
     
  12. abkayak

    abkayak Disciple (388) Jan 8, 2013 New York
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    sorry, dont mean to be a dick...i have 2 bttls saw 2 cases myself in the shop and i cant say where because i am not sure if i would get anyone in trouble.. but it is in hoboken they had a list going on i just was being nice and hooking my guy up w/ his first heady and it presented itself so i pounced
     
  13. sfr26

    sfr26 Disciple (383) Jan 15, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Joe Canals in Lawrenceville got a delivery from Hunterdon yesterday but is already sold out...they had a waitlist
     
  14. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    Spirit of 76 in Manasquan had 1 case/ 1 bottle limit (2 left when I showed up at 5pm). Hoboken Vine had 1 case/ 1 bottle limit (3 left as of noon today). Most places I called said Weds & Thursday ETA in Monmouth/ Ocean/ Burlington Counties.
     
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  15. megamass

    megamass Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2008 New Jersey
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    It must be nice to be able to drive around the State all day looking for KBS
     
  16. joshwars

    joshwars Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2012 New Jersey

    Hunterdon County - Made some stops on the way home from the office:
    • Wegmans in Bridgewater - got 1 case, 1 bottle per customer limit - i picked up a bottle over lunch. $5.99/bottle
    • Super Saver in Sommerville - have not received any, have wait list and taking names
    • Bourbon Street in Lebanon - had 14 bottles on hand, all on a reserved list and all bottles taken. $11.99/bottle, limit 2 per customer.
    • ShopRite Liqours in Clinton - acted irritated I even asked. Said they didnt know if they were getting any and it wasnt up to them.
    For Founders producing 'more' this year - dosent look like the distribution matches that description - yet at least. Maybe its just Central NJ? o_O
     
  17. tigernipples

    tigernipples Initiate (195) Nov 21, 2009 New Jersey
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    I was told 100 cases to NJ most up north. Last year was 40.
     
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  18. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    Thats exactly what I did... OR I went to Spirit of 76 at Lunch and Had my buddy in Hoboken swing by Hoboken Vine on his break bc their beer guy told me this weekend that they'd have it Tuesday.

    No need to be a dick when other people are trying to be helpful.
     
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  19. megamass

    megamass Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2008 New Jersey
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    You what be helpful you told us all the places you went to since have 6 bottles already!
     
  20. sfr26

    sfr26 Disciple (383) Jan 15, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    I....I have no idea what this string of words is supposed to mean

    Based on your comments in this thread, I think you need to relax and enjoy a beer. Or maybe you've enjoyed too many?? Attacking someone in a passive aggressive manner when it isn't close to being warranted just makes you look like a dick by the way.
     
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  21. DaGrizz

    DaGrizz Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 New Jersey

    Guys guys guys.... It's just beer. Yes, it is a really good beer. But still just beer none the less.
     
  22. eagles7251

    eagles7251 Initiate (179) Sep 29, 2009 New Jersey
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    Had my girlfriend check West Deptford Joe Canal's yesterday afternoon around 2pm. They said they didnt get any. Oh well, I tried . lol!!
     
  23. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    Here's some info from the White Horse Wine and Spirits in Absecon. I just got this message from them on facebook:

    "KBS will be coming in midafternoon on a Thursday very soon. It will be posted on the website the night it comes in so you can purchase it directly from there. Thanks for your interest."
     
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  24. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    Had you asked nicely after checking through my cellar HQ I may have been happy to offer you a couple or trade. All bets are off now though bud. Good luck in your search. I wish you the most success.
     
  25. Squidly

    Squidly Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2006 New Jersey

    The thrill of the hunt. Some people stand in line outside a brewery, others drive around to liquor stores.
     
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  26. megamass

    megamass Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2008 New Jersey
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    thats all right I wouldn't trade for KBS anyways.
     
  27. iL0VEbeer

    iL0VEbeer Defender (626) Oct 4, 2011 New Jersey
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    Red Bank Spirits has them, 1 per person, as of 20 minutes ago.

    Middletown Spirits is out.

    Anyone know of any other stores in the Monmouth / Middlesex area that have it right now?
     
  28. benz08

    benz08 Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2008 New Jersey

    Last year was 120 cases. And they are sent to stores that sold the most Founders. Top 10 got 2 cases. Next 80 got one case. I've presented this argument before. North Jersey may seem to get more of special releases because there are more people and more stores. More people and more stores means better chance for them to have higher sales. And the stores in the Philly suburbs also do huge business. Probably more than North Jersey. The Canal's chain definitely has several stores in that top list.
     
  29. benz08

    benz08 Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2008 New Jersey

    Guess Jersey City is no longer in North Jersey.
     
  30. Reck

    Reck Initiate (136) Apr 22, 2008 New Jersey
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    Huh. So do you think this means it will be online only? I think I'll be showing up around lunch time anyway...
     
  31. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    So quit your complaining and move on as you are clearly adding NO Value to this thread.

    For folks in Philly suburbs, Capones and Whole Foods right down the street are anticipating delivery this afternoon. According to a buddy hope well buy rite didn't get it in their most recent shipment but still expect it.
     
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  32. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    Middle
    Middletown spirits is out or they didn't get it in yet? My buddy there told me they hadn't seen it in yet, of course he could be wrong ;-)
     
  33. iL0VEbeer

    iL0VEbeer Defender (626) Oct 4, 2011 New Jersey
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    My bad. Middletown Spirits said it should be in today but they are all spoken for. So essentially they're out.
     
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  34. cde1218

    cde1218 Initiate (0) Sep 13, 2012 New Jersey
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    My girl just checked Canals in Delran on 130. Still haven't received it and no ETA unfortunately.
     
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  35. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    That's what I'm thinking...maybe to alleviate the craziness in the store? That's my best guess. It almost seems too good to be true, though. We'll see what happens.
     
  36. Charlie_Hoss

    Charlie_Hoss Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 New Jersey
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    Spirits middletown got their kbs, along with red bank. Bottle king may be getting some in today but they are all spoken for as well. Not too sure on any other places as of yet.
     
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  37. wonothesane42

    wonothesane42 Zealot (509) Jan 22, 2013 New Jersey

    Anybody know anything in the Cape May/Wildwood area? The Canal's in Rio Grande was out this afternoon, and I honestly don't know anywhere else to look around here, thanks for any help!
     
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  38. joshwars

    joshwars Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2012 New Jersey

    Lil' Bros in Flemington, Hunterdon County got it today - friend of mine stopped by. It was $12.99/bottle and you had to make an additional purchase. Looks like they got a single case and it was behind the furthest register. He was there around 530pm today.
     
  39. DaGrizz

    DaGrizz Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 New Jersey

    Their policies/prices get better and better with each limited release. Really disappointed with the fact that Hunterdon continues to provide them with the beers.
     
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  40. xxbillay

    xxbillay Initiate (0) May 31, 2012 New Jersey

    They told me last week that it was coming this week, most likely just 1 case. I'm going to be in the area this afternoon so I'm going to stop in and check (aka excuse to buy some more beer too)
     
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