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KBS Statement from Founders

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Mattmc1973, Mar 10, 2012.

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  1. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    Then stay in Chicago.....just sayin
     
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  2. sublime313

    sublime313 Sep 11, 2008 Michigan

    Seems like some of the people around here are mentally ill.

    Anyway, I'll be happy with 2 bottles of KBS this year.
     
  3. immobilisme

    immobilisme Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    I hate to beat a dead horse, but there was no switch. Did Founder's have cases of regular Breakfast Stout or Imperial Stout for the same price as the KBS? No they did not.

    I didn't go to this release because I knew it would be nuts. I may find a bottle or two in Chicago to buy and I will most definitely find it on tap maybe 3 or 4 times.

    Also, complaining about beer releases is the absolute definition of white people problems.
     
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  4. cbeer88

    cbeer88 Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    Why doesn't Founders just go brewery only with KBS? I say that as somebody who "loses out" on it, but it's already spread so damn thinly that the people who end up getting it are those who play the "new release game", not necessarily those that support Founders all year long. Just feed it to the locals IMO.
     
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  5. cbeer88

    cbeer88 Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    If that's the case then go the other direction with it - no brewery sales. My basic point is that I feel like when you try to make everybody happy you end up making nobody happy.
     
  6. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I had a great time with great friends drinking great beer all night and day. I think it makes perfect sense to cut the allowing in half and completely agree with Founders decision. Kzoobrew really made my day and it was great meeting new peeps. Happy I got bottles, and BA Sumatra Brown was off the charts delicious. All around exactly what I hoped for!
     
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  7. chronie

    chronie Aug 1, 2011 Illinois
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    I was right around the low 300 mark. I would have received my full case, but it ended a couple people down. Now am I happy that I got some KBS, yes.


    However, I just wanted to say Fonders anticipated the bigger release because they purposely printed 600 tickets. Not 315 plus 20 for people standing in line after the fact. 600 tickets. They understand there was a strong situation for a half a case. Just wish they would have said that. Still love Founders for any employees reading, just need change for 2013.
     
  8. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    Ahhh, my friends in the early 400's. great times and great pours yesterday. Dan I'll try not to bother you too much for some good local stuff from ya...... thanks again for the great beers guys and I'll bring some whale-ish shit next time we have the chance, sorry for insulting my 400 friends with new glarus thumbprint beers in a sea of Barrel Aged delicious-ness.
     
  9. mike409

    mike409 Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    me and the wife had a bad ass time with you as well highlight was seeing the mayor of michigan absolutly hammerd!
    ohhh and watching the dude from indian sleep in his own puke:). also id like to take a poll on how many of the people bitching were from chicago?? also your telling us that 12 extra bottles would have made or broke you coming to founders? also maybe dont trade beer away before you get it ;)
     
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  10. PlinytheFarter

    PlinytheFarter Dec 5, 2011 Illinois

    I love how people hate on Chicago people yet crave our Goose Island beers...... ;)
     
  11. dblab33

    dblab33 Dec 9, 2011 Michigan

    Ohhhh I wish more of you could have witnessed the donut drop and everyone counting down the 5 second rule....
     
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  12. mike409

    mike409 Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    saw that too. and pliny i did not bitch about how michigan did not get any henry/vanilla/bramble/coffee :)
     
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  13. FritterFlip

    FritterFlip Mar 9, 2010 Illinois

    I did enjoy that. And I must say it was gracefully done.
     
  14. PlinytheFarter

    PlinytheFarter Dec 5, 2011 Illinois

    haha but you wanted to!
     
  15. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    The guy sleeping in his own puke was disturbing. I really hope his friends came back for him. It was definitely amateur hour with him.
     
  16. BeRanger

    BeRanger Dec 11, 2011 Michigan
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    I'm pissed that I missed that... I had went up and talked to him and Stoutfest earlier. Kzoobrew expressed his disappointment that I did not bring a Unicorn costume with me.
     
  17. TriGuy20

    TriGuy20 Aug 4, 2009 Illinois
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    One bottle every two weeks till the next release seems about right to me!
     
  18. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Feb 25, 2012 Michigan

    Those must have been the donuts sitting in the box near the back of the building that my roomate very seriously considered eating until he could see the dirt on the donuts. haha
     
  19. PlinytheFarter

    PlinytheFarter Dec 5, 2011 Illinois

    hahahah those did look good though!! the crazy pink frosted one... mmmm
     
  20. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Why did it take so long for "DonutGate" to start on here?

    And why has Kevin (also known as "kzoobrew", "MoM", "MoMBA") been so quite on here today? ;)
     
  21. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Haha, yeah, he didn't respond to some texts I sent him yesterday...hmmmm. Someone is hurting today ;D
     
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  22. dblab33

    dblab33 Dec 9, 2011 Michigan

    haha sorry for giving you so much shit, we all had a lot of fun and had so many good beers to pass around. Thanks for putting up with me and my people. I think the late 300s - early 400s is where it was at!
     
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  23. FlssmrBrewAlum

    FlssmrBrewAlum Feb 25, 2009 Illinois
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    You keep saying Bait and Switch, but the brewery didn't actually use that tactic..

    You seem to be part of the vast minority on the topic as well..
     
  24. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I second that....we had a great time
     
  25. decadance

    decadance Mar 14, 2010 Texas

    Late 300s-early 400s were a group of people just pulling out craziness, and all in good moods even if they weren't going to get beer. Highlight of the day for me.
     
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  26. PlinytheFarter

    PlinytheFarter Dec 5, 2011 Illinois

    Let's stop talking about the case cutting... the people who waited arnt happy.. those who came later are.. done. Lets get to more fun stories such as this doughnut gate thing. I had my avatar printed out and name written on a small poster and met a few BA's with it! More should do that, it was awesome. One highlight for me was my slightly intoxicated friend asking one of the garlic pretzel ladies for her coffee. She said,"Oh it is cold, how about I come back after I sell some pretzels and take you to get some coffee". My friend was all about this because he wanted to warm up and he had it in his head that she was maybe interested in him. About and hour later she walked by and he yells out, "Hey what happened to the coffee!?". She actually handed him a fresh cup she went out and bought for him! This was amazing. Sadly he was kinda dissapointed because he thought maybe she wanted to take advantage of him on the way to the place.
     
  27. jhighlandbrewing

    jhighlandbrewing Jun 9, 2011 Illinois

    Agreed - I had a blast at #394. Thanks everyone in my area of the line for making the day a great event.
     
  28. TriGuy20

    TriGuy20 Aug 4, 2009 Illinois
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    Where is everyone who is saying that this is not "bait and switch" getting their definitions? Are you simply Googling it? If you look through some case law there are many more facets to bait and switch than simply switching the product.
     
  29. decadance

    decadance Mar 14, 2010 Texas

    Minus Donut Gate (I was the person getting delivered the donut), my highlights were the guy who backed his car into another car, then just proceeded to sit in it and sleep and the guy (With the Chicago Bears sweatshirt) who puked, stumbled to into his car, slept about an hour, got out, pissed on the wall (While being heckled the entire time), and proceeded to get back in his car to sleep.
     
  30. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Anyone who thinks they have a case is welcome to file suit against Founders.

    EDIT: Case in the legal sense. If you have a case of KBS, please BM me.
     
  31. sarcastro

    sarcastro Sep 20, 2006 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I had number your mom.
     
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  32. TriGuy20

    TriGuy20 Aug 4, 2009 Illinois
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    I am not implying this at all! I simply want clarification, in defense of those who used bait and switch, on why this is not bait and switch, as after some brief checking it would appear that this could qualify as bait and switch.
     
  33. TriGuy20

    TriGuy20 Aug 4, 2009 Illinois
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    I wish I had a case of KBS :)
     
  34. bierenutz

    bierenutz Jan 21, 2010 Michigan
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    You made me cry bro, my mom's died recently...and by the way, you are one sick mother fucker doing dead old ladies!:eek:
     
  35. tlh1005

    tlh1005 Oct 1, 2009 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Whatevs. Founders will never see another dime of my money after this blatant ponzi scheme.
     
  36. sullenbee

    sullenbee Jan 15, 2010 Michigan

    I saw the box of donuts when I got to the back of the building as well... and saw one of the guys in front of me eat one. Guess they couldn't have been that dirty, ha!
     
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  37. sarcastro

    sarcastro Sep 20, 2006 Michigan
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    This is my thoughts. When it gets that big of an ordeal, I would cut off brewery sales. I dont think they need to do the brewery sale. It was probably a nod to the locals but got a bit out of control. That place is usually packed, I don't think they need it for the extra business. Or do it Bell's style and release it without telling anybody, and limit to a 4 pack per person.
     
  38. decadance

    decadance Mar 14, 2010 Texas

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  39. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Feb 25, 2012 Michigan

    Trust me, it had to have been pretty dirty. This guy will eat almost anything. Im sure if he knew it had peanut butter or something in it he would have eaten it even if it was dropped in a mud puddle.
     
  40. FritterFlip

    FritterFlip Mar 9, 2010 Illinois

    Are you the professor? I'm thinking yes and if I am right thanks for the pour of mother funker! I also had a wonderful time.
     
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