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Kuhnhenn Winter Solstice 2012

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

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  1. BeRanger

    BeRanger Dec 11, 2011 Michigan
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    Hmmm, I might have to make a trip up there today then.
     
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  2. FEUO

    FEUO Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    BB4D and BBBW still on tap. Just left there a couple hours ago after picking up a 6er.
    No BB in bottles left. No eclipse, no winter whatever. Meads and braggots all seem to be available in bottles.

    I just grabbed 4 reg 4D, 1 9, and 1 Simcoe Sillier (although I hear thats running low too).
     
  3. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    the thread had nothing to do with it. In fact the line this year wasnt too much longer than last year. just started a little earlier.
     
  4. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    Wow - Drinking my first BA4thD from this year and man is it good.
    Totally hot and boozier than last years but amazing
     
  5. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    The simcoe sillier was way better on tap than in the bottle. The hops faded very quickly in the bottle.
     
  6. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    And extremely more carbonated then last years! Love it!
     
  7. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    Yes exactly.
     
  8. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I heard they added more dementia to this years BA4D bottles. Confirmed???
     
  9. dblab33

    dblab33 Dec 9, 2011 Michigan

    Lots of my BB4D bottles were under filled... some by nearly a full ounce. Had one that was barely filled into the beginning of the neck. I was a little sad.

    Then I opened one and just didn't give a fuck anymore.
     
  10. FEUO

    FEUO Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Good to know. Will drink mine TODAY! :)
     
  11. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    I was completely demented after drinking mine!

    Let me know what you think.
     
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  12. travMI13

    travMI13 Jan 7, 2012 Michigan
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    Weird. I thought they stopped making fifth dementia....
     
  13. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    This is 4.5 dementias.
     
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  14. FEUO

    FEUO Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Sillier is really really nice. I typically prefer a little Citra thrown in my IPAs but whatever Belgian yeast they paired with the Simcoe came out bangin!
    :)
    [​IMG]
     
  15. iceatalamo

    iceatalamo Dec 13, 2011 Michigan
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    So did more BB4D ever come out after the winter solstice? I know they said two weeks, and that would be tomorrow, but I have been out of touch with the holidays and all.
     
  16. chrisbokmuller

    chrisbokmuller Sep 11, 2011 Michigan
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    This was what they said in response to this question on their Facebook page yesterday:
    We are sold out of BB4D for the time being, but a great surprise awaits our patient fans and followers in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

    When I asked someone there a few days ago they had no idea when this was coming out.
     
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  17. Marti403

    Marti403 Jul 23, 2011 Michigan
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    They now have my full attention.
     
  18. iceatalamo

    iceatalamo Dec 13, 2011 Michigan
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    I just hope in some way it includes the hot blonde bartender!
     
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  19. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    Was there today. BB4D is on tap, but no bottles yet. BBBW is still on tap.
     
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  20. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    Here we are weeks after the event and the very VERY best beer I bought was the American imperial stout. Might be the best stout I have ever had. Delicious.
     
  21. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Mar 17, 2010 Michigan

    Dammit, missed out on that one... :(
     
  22. raymo55

    raymo55 Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    You are a Steelers fan....so I doubt I like anything you like.
     
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  23. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    I like superbowl rings!!:p
     
  24. mtrutlin

    mtrutlin Apr 4, 2012 South Carolina
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    I had a buddy pick up and send me some BB4d from the solstice party and noticed that they didn't have the good foil around the cap. Wasn't really worried initial because the label had the barrel aged logo on it. However, yesterday I noticed that the bottle had actually been relabeled and when you pull off the outer label, it had a regular 4d label. Has anyone heard about this? Obviously, I'll know whether its barrel aged once I have it but I thought I'd see if anyone has heard about this with their bottles.

    Knowing Kuhnhenn, they probably mislabeled the bottles and just slapped the correct label on the bottle to fix the problem. Did all BB4d come without the gold foil this year?
     
  25. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    We're Detroit fans. We know nothing about any rings.
     
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  26. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    No, but we know something about Championship Belts! Deeeeetroooiiiittt Basketball!
     
  27. Mattmc1973

    Mattmc1973 Jun 4, 2008 Michigan
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    I don't believe I saw any gold foil on any beers people were picking up (I was sitting near the counter).
     
  28. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    With football season almost over and no hockey, please don't remind me how much I hate basketball.
     
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  29. FEUO

    FEUO Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Popped by today.
    My morning: coffee, drive to Kuhnhenn, taste of BBBW (my first), 6 pack, home. :p
    No BB4D or BBBW in bottles yet but it looks like they have restocked some of the ones that were previously sold out. Grabbed 2 American Imp Stout (off a recommendation, thanks SteelersX), 2 '11 4D, and 2 Eclipse.
     
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  30. Bay01

    Bay01 Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

    We also know a little something about Championship Cups.
     
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  31. SteelersX

    SteelersX Jan 30, 2011 New York
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    It will happen
    You have a good team
    I'll be the first to raise a beer when the Lions win
    Besides, you dominate hockey!
     
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  32. Beerlistman

    Beerlistman Jul 9, 2009 Illinois
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    Uhhh.....no. News Flash: Lindstrom and Yzerman Retired AND it's not the 90's anymore.
     
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  33. tommyz

    tommyz May 28, 2007 Michigan
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    just a fyi, they still have BBBW and 2012 BB4D on draft
     
  34. emilyLOVESlime

    emilyLOVESlime Mar 19, 2009 California

    But its back! Hopefully soon.
     
  35. Mattmc1973

    Mattmc1973 Jun 4, 2008 Michigan
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    When it comes to sports championships, we've been pretty lucky in Detroit. I'm 39, and in my lifetime I've seen 8 titles: 1 Tigers, 3 Pistons, 4 Red Wings. Plus 5 other times one of those teams made it to a championships series and didn't win.
     
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  36. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    Newsflash, Wings won the Cup in 2002 and 200i8 as well! Along with 36,37,43,50,52,54,55,97,and 98.
    President's trophy in the '00s - '02, '04, '06, '08

    Have they bottled more BB4D? or at least announced a date?
     
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  37. Steimie

    Steimie Jan 7, 2012 Michigan

    News flash--No.
     
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  38. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    Hopefully they will before St.Paddy's day.
     
  39. kkulacki

    kkulacki Jan 19, 2007 Massachusetts
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    I was out at Kuhnhenn for a tour this past Saturday, and Papa Kuhnhenn said they were bottling more BB4D and should have it ready in a week or two. Let's hope it lasts 2 weeks for the MBG Enthusiast tours.
     
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  40. Marti403

    Marti403 Jul 23, 2011 Michigan
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    In a predictable Kuhnhenn fashion, I was able to land 2 bottles of the barrel aged solar eclipse today. They found them under the bar in the coolers. Shows why it never hurts to ask.
     
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