Revolution Oktoberfest Party at the new brewery!

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by moju, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. moju

    moju Jan 18, 2011 Illinois

  2. ravot

    ravot Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    Rev's parties are awesome. i bought a pair. now, when the fack is this?
     
  3. steveh

    steveh Oct 8, 2003 Illinois

  4. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    ok...am i just special or am i not seeing a date? lol
     
  5. steveh

    steveh Oct 8, 2003 Illinois

    I added another link above...
     
  6. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    I wonder how many tickets there are...if possible ill buy some later tonight
     
  7. crossovert

    crossovert Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    that is a bit expensive... their okto is one of the best in the us if not the best though
     
  8. Tnudish

    Tnudish Feb 16, 2012 Wisconsin

    God damnit, one of the few weekends I couldnt do
     
  9. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Feb 19, 2009 Illinois

    Bought mine.

    In Rev We Trust
     
  10. Tnudish

    Tnudish Feb 16, 2012 Wisconsin

     
  11. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Mar 17, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    I'll be at the Hill Farmstead Harvest Fest. Poor me. :D
     
  12. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Feb 19, 2009 Illinois

    Dick.
     
  13. immobilisme

    immobilisme Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    I will be hoping for 40 degrees and rain like last year.
     
  14. eorwar

    eorwar Jan 11, 2012 Illinois
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    Got mine! Can't wait. If it's anything like the Opening Party it will be awesome!
     
  15. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    Ticket price includes a branded glass stein, that you get to keep, filled with Oktoberfest Revolution. Not too bad considering that is included.
     
  16. crossovert

    crossovert Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    i had a half liter plastic cup of it at a gtmw preparty for 2 bucks, why cant they do that, so in reality they shoudl be selling it for 4$ or 10 if you include the glass.
     
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  17. danimalarkey

    danimalarkey Mar 3, 2008 Illinois

    At the risk of adding a Presto log to the hype train, Revolution commented on their Facebook page that, "we are only selling 1/3 of the tickets we sold to the opening party. We definitely learned our lesson!". Not to mention, too, that there's a lot less room in the brewery now than last spring -- but suffice it to say, there are fewer tickets this time around.
     
  18. dpjosuns

    dpjosuns Dec 8, 2009 Illinois

    So am I correct in reading this as saying that the $35 does not include any other beer?
     
  19. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Correct. Just the stein and 1 fill of it
     
  20. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    Well i wasnt sure if i would be guaranteed tickets to Fobab....and i didnt want to miss the boat on two things...so i will be there as well!

    Never been to Rev so i am incredibly excited!


    (still trying to go to Fobab too....my girlfriend is going to hate me)
     
  21. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    That is one expensive Oktoberfest beer!
     
  22. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    Anyone know that the Stein looks like? lol
     
  23. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    It is...but FREE CARNY GAMES!

    some type of wurst in my left hand....stein ok oktoberfest in the other all while trying to play a game? Worth it to me.

    Then again most things are worth it to me. I have a problem
     
  24. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    $35 is not a huge price for an event, but for my money just not worth it. You would think that it should at least include food as well.
    $10 ticket and then pay for everything seems more reasonable.
     
  25. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    You win. I just wanted to feel better about spending money on two tickets and then having to spend money to actually get there and then get back...AND to eat...and drink.

    Thanks man lol
     
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  26. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    Actually, while im thinking about it. What would be the best way to get from NWI to the Kedzie Brewery? I could drive....but im sure parking will be a b*tch and the south shore train wont even get me close and paying for train AND a taxi is asburd....i wouldnt mind driving somewhere to take a train that gets closer to the brewery.

    Any recommendations?
     
  27. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana

    also, i asked the question then found my own answer, i think:

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  28. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    Yeah, but keep in mind the stein is one full liter...
     
  29. steveh

    steveh Oct 8, 2003 Illinois

    As a graphic arts professional I just have to say -- that looks badly Photoshopped. I wonder if it's the true stein they'll be handing out?
     
  30. Tnudish

    Tnudish Feb 16, 2012 Wisconsin

    ISO: That glassware
     
  31. burica2020

    burica2020 Nov 17, 2009 Illinois

    You can park for free in easy lakeview (between belmont and diversey and lake shore drive west and broadway) and take the 77 Belmont bus right to kedzie and then walk two blocks.

    But parking over there is pretty easy, tons of street and residential spots.
     
  32. dsal89

    dsal89 Jul 6, 2008 Indiana


    Thank you very much!

    I bought tickets without putting too much though into how im getting there.

    Shark was jumped
     
  33. danimalarkey

    danimalarkey Mar 3, 2008 Illinois

    South Shore train -> CTA Blue line (towards O'Hare) to the Belmont stop. About a 5 minute walk from there. Probably 30 minutes on the Blue line from downtown to the brewery.
     
  34. nucmedmario

    nucmedmario Sep 1, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    bought my ticket last night. their grand opening party was amazing, can't wait for this one. parking in the area is pretty good. there's a lot of residential spots and parking down addison and down belmont, both have busses that can drop you off on kedzie.
     
  35. crossovert

    crossovert Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    like i said i got a liter of this for 4$ once. A beer at oktoberfest is like 9 euros, i think they can do cheaper than that since it isn't a big tourist event and it is right at the source. If inside they are giving 4$ 1l pours then it might be sort of worth it.
     
  36. harrylee773

    harrylee773 Aug 8, 2010 Illinois

    Bought my ticket earlier this week- was wondering about stein refills myself (I think the stein will be pretty sweet) since the event page says "One free pour for your commemorative stein is included in the ticket price. Additional beer and food tickets will be available for $4 apiece with pour sizes varying based on beer strength.". They clarified yesterday via their Facebook page:

    Yep, only 1 beer free in your 1 liter commemorative glass stein. But refills are only 2 tickets ($4 each) which is more beer than 2 pints. Plus, live music, authentic German fare (with veg option), and more!

    so it looks like inside they will be giving $4 1l pours, for those who were interested and didn't know already. I'm okay with that, since three refills should put me in a pretty good place for the night.
     
  37. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Actually, its $8 for a 1L pour, since they said refills are 2 tickets at $4 each.
     
  38. harrylee773

    harrylee773 Aug 8, 2010 Illinois

    Gah, this is what happens when I do math sober...

    Not as appealing, obviously, but still, not the worst thing ever.
     
  39. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Feb 19, 2009 Illinois

    People sound a little down on this party. I'll give you guys 5 to 1 odds that it kicks all kinds of ass.
     
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  40. Vav

    Vav Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    I believe i shall be in attendance.
     
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