Kuhnhenn Winter Solstice 2012

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by liamt07, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    Barrel aged solar eclipse just kicked
     
  2. PenguinBeerFan

    PenguinBeerFan May 3, 2005 Ohio

    What's the crowd like right now? Might make it back over around 9.
     
  3. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    I'm just saying that Kuhnhenn's hasn't been known for accommodating this amount of people and they are well known for not only their unpreparedness, but their "I give no f*cks" attitude.

    Moral of the story: it is what it is. No amount of gintering will change that.
     
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  4. adamdd

    adamdd May 9, 2011 Michigan

    Likely the same people that complained about Dark Horse being slow. These dudes work at their own pace.
     
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  5. semibaked

    semibaked Mar 27, 2007 Kentucky

    Lol, actually I was completely agreeing with you, not putting you down at all.
     
  6. semibaked

    semibaked Mar 27, 2007 Kentucky

    Ya I loved the people who said "I was in line for 5+ hours to get bottles", uh no one made you stand in line at all.
     
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  7. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    Still pretty thick
     
  8. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    Feels like a thousand people just walked in
    Ba solar eclipse is still for sale
    Its so delicious
    Hard not to get hammered here
     
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  9. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    Left about 45 minutes ago...BB4D is long gone..Will be back bottled in 2 weeks....BBBW on tap is absolutely amazing as is the BB Solar Eclipse...Steimie, chrisbokmuller and Markintihar are the shit!...The glass blower glasses were amazing but expensive...and the bbbw was the f'ng bomb! That is all...drink, drink...drunk...
     
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  10. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    +1. Great time with great folks. I got almost nothing for bottles, but couldn't care less. If you take the view that this is a party first and bottle release second, you can have a kickass time.
     
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  11. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I love you guys!
     
  12. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    Dude, party wise this was amazing! Either we were pounding good ass beers, meeting and hanging with good people or watching them crazy glass blowers do their thing...it was an awesome time.
     
  13. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    Wish I could have met you mo fo...I got too messed up and went wondering...lol
     
  14. mike409

    mike409 Jan 25, 2012 Michigan
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    i thought the bottle sales were light years ahead of last year. had a great time for the short period i was there and got all the bottles i wanted.
     
  15. BeRanger

    BeRanger Dec 11, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I had a great time, I wasn't looking to get my beer and dash so I didnt mind waiting for it.
    I broke down and got a Snifter made, it looks pretty friggen sick.
    I can't wait to pick it up tomorrow or Sunday.

    BBBW was hard to stop drinking.
     
  16. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Doesn't matter, still love ya... Unless you were the dude that cut in front of us early in the morning.
     
  17. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    Definitely not me as I got there at 1...probably that dude in the Blackhawks jersey.
     
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  18. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    All glassware gone
    The plastic cups just came out
     
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  19. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    For anyone in the know they were filling full plastic cups of DRIPA in the glassblower tent for $6.00. It kicked ass.
     
  20. emilyLOVESlime

    emilyLOVESlime Mar 19, 2009 California

    Hey peeps. Anybody know what the hours are for the second half of the party (tomorrow)? A million things to do and trying to figure out the schedule :) Thanks!
     
  21. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    You would.
     
  22. TheMonk41

    TheMonk41 Dec 9, 2011 Michigan
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    Actually some talk dick in a Tigers hoody ... With ZERO concious.
     
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  23. cetherid

    cetherid Aug 23, 2010 Indiana
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    Can't believe BBBW still on tap. Probably my fourth or fifth glass.
     
  24. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I had 5 pours of BBBW as well....love it!

    Had a great time as always...and loved seeing all the great people that I have met throughout the years at these....plus meeting a few new ones. Kuhnhenn did a great job.

    Now............back to the internet where we can all complain about shitshows and talk smack behind each others avatars!
     
  25. Corbet

    Corbet Nov 7, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Did anything else sell out tonight?
     
  26. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    Still waiting in line....
     
  27. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    Hey! I resemble that remark! Lol

    And that was a joke...the dude in the Griswold jersey was cool as hell.
     
  28. tommyz

    tommyz May 28, 2007 Michigan
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    Was seriously an awesome time! Had a BBBW, a BA Solar Eclipse, and a 4D..The glass blowing was cool as hell..And just a hint to you people..You can talk down the price of the pre made blown glasses..I got a serious discount on a sweet blown glass mug..

    I did meet someone from here, but I forgot your name..Sorry..Cool dude..And so many great people there having a good time talking with everyone..
     
  29. sarro

    sarro May 12, 2009 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Jale's fault!
     
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  30. FEUO

    FEUO Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Any pics of the blown glass? Sounds awesome. :)

    Wish I could have made it. But I would have missed out on the BB4D. But news of more bottling in a couple weeks makes me happy. ;)
     
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  31. tommyz

    tommyz May 28, 2007 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Ill post a pic of mine when I get home from work, but they are made by the glass academy in Dearborn..Here is a pic of what some would look like. They do tulips and whatever btw

    [​IMG]
     
  32. CityofBals

    CityofBals Sep 12, 2012 Illinois

    I wonder where those glass marbles were perfected... Looks sick!
     
  33. beertasterb

    beertasterb Mar 1, 2010 Michigan

    Who is heading up today i'll be there around noon ish
     
  34. jale

    jale Oct 17, 2009 Michigan

    Yea we drank the shit out of Bourbon Solar. It was amazing.
     
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  35. tommyz

    tommyz May 28, 2007 Michigan
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    No Clue, those are way nicer than mine. (way more expensive too) Those ones run about $100
     
  36. jale

    jale Oct 17, 2009 Michigan

    Was simply awesome spending time during the holidays with so many of my great friends.Thanks, to all of you!
     
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  37. Marti403

    Marti403 Jul 23, 2011 Michigan
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    I knew how good BBBW was, had no idea how good BB Solar was going to be.
     
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  38. sarcastro

    sarcastro Sep 20, 2006 Michigan
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    Definitely wasn't my fault. It is not my kind of beer.
     
  39. Mattmc1973

    Mattmc1973 Jun 4, 2008 Michigan
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  40. landrewg

    landrewg Nov 11, 2008 Michigan
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    I've gone to 3 great parties in the last month or so: Founders 15th, 4 Elf and Solstice. How lucky am I to live within easy driving distance (2, 1-1/2 and 1 hours away) of all three! All a great time but the best, IMHO, was Founders because there was no bottle release.
    1. Founders--CBS and the FBS Allstars
    2. Dark Horse--awesome tap list
    3.Kuhnhenn--great tap list but no BB4D
     
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