Orange County- Craft beer Geocache site established

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by kmatlack, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. ZombieJester

    ZombieJester Jan 26, 2013 California

    hahahaha It's cool, I didn't take it as a prick comment. I will make sure to put it right in the middle of Irvine Lake =)
     
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  2. kmatlack

    kmatlack Mar 29, 2010 California
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    So today was a day of excitement, then heartbreak.

    Finished getting my taxes done and having lunch in Yorba Linda so decided to check on the geocache site. Was a great hike as its a beautiful day. Please see pics below:
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    Then I pulled these beauties out of the ground.
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    I was absolutely stoked as Wake n Bake is one of my favorite beers of all time. I hurried home to put the beers in the fridge. I was getting out of my car when the plastic bag I had put the beers into, felt it was done with its duties as a tool to carry things and the bottom gave way.

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    Which resulted in:

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    :(

    Now my carport smells like WnB and I have been pouting ever since.

    If you are sitting inside today and you are not enjoying the outdoors, you need to get out! Maybe you could even go seek out this site if you are feeling surly. ;)

    -Kyle
     
  3. radium

    radium Feb 17, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    Just got back from the geocache site. At first it was tricky, but based on the coordinates and wandering a bit you can find it. I used my iPhone to find the coordinates. kmatlack left a pretty good stash, and I left a barrel-aged beer with a nice tulip for the next person. I didn't have any other 12oz bottles, so I'll make it up on the next one.

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  4. danscott

    danscott Jul 15, 2006 California

    Very cool.
     
  5. Hamburgers

    Hamburgers Jan 3, 2013 California

    Went up there yesterday. Beautiful hike. Took me a while to find it as I'm without GPS unit. But had a nice time searching. BTW watch out for Rattle Snakes.:eek:
     
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  6. gatornlb

    gatornlb Feb 4, 2013 Florida
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    Just checked out this thread for the first time...such an awesome idea! Could see this developing into a web of locations eventually all over SoCA. Nice work kmatlack!
     
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  7. lincolnbeard

    lincolnbeard Dec 12, 2010 California
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    anyone check out location as of late?
     
  8. kmatlack

    kmatlack Mar 29, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    Any updates on this lately?

    Do I need to go restock this thing with some Cantillon to get people motivated again?
     
  9. Catchy_Name

    Catchy_Name Dec 21, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    I can really appreciate originality on this site. This idea gets high praise from me, keep it up gentlemen!
     
  10. rm20015

    rm20015 Feb 5, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    i think im going to dive in my day off work. this seems like a lot of fun
     
  11. lincolnbeard

    lincolnbeard Dec 12, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    curious to see if theres anything up there.
     
  12. rm20015

    rm20015 Feb 5, 2009 California
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    there is now, we got there today and were skunked but left a couple 120z bottles anyway.
     
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  13. elNopalero

    elNopalero Oct 14, 2009 Texas
    Beer Trader

    This is all sorts of awesomeness.
     
  14. luisc123

    luisc123 Oct 20, 2011 California

    man im glad i saw this! hopefully i can make it out next week
     
  15. kmatlack

    kmatlack Mar 29, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    Moved back to Orange County and I don't have shit going on this weekend. Lemme see if I can't get something going on this again.

    Will pick up a larger ammo can this go around and will subscribe to this thread to keep tabs on everything.
     
  16. kmatlack

    kmatlack Mar 29, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    Subscribed.
     
  17. lincolnbeard

    lincolnbeard Dec 12, 2010 California
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  18. kmatlack

    kmatlack Mar 29, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    Well boys...

    I was going to go and stock up on this year's Bourbon County to leave at the sites....so I hit my local costco.

    They told me that the only places that had them in stock were the LA area Costcos. So I drive to Lakewood. Don't see any, so I ask the manager and this is what he tells me:

    A "member" came in first thing in the morning and bought out every single bottle of Bourbon County they had. Said that they literally had to load it onto his flatbed rental truck with a pallet jack and a forklift. Someone else was trying to get some bottles and the ass hat that bought them out wouldn't give any of them up. Threats were exchanged, the police were called.

    This is the craft beer community now.

    If you are the asshole reading this now, I genuinely hope you get cancer you selfish fucking loser.

    This is what happens when you try and do something nice for someone else... unreal.
     
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  19. lincolnbeard

    lincolnbeard Dec 12, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    sounds about right, last year saw some dude walk out with all 5 cases the store got.
     
  20. Madirish76

    Madirish76 Apr 14, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    So dumb question...is it shallow enough that i wont need a shovel? I do mtb ing over there sometimes. Was thinking about checking it out...

    Just wondering if i should bring my camping shovel or not?

    Cheers!
     
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