Sour Fest

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by poonamibaxter, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. Steve_0

    Steve_0 Mar 14, 2012 Colorado
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    and lifting, bro.
     
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  2. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    This one has me giggling pretty uncontrollably. Just saying it over and over in my head in my best Mugatu voice. Sour beer...so hot right now...sour.
     
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  3. drumrboy22

    drumrboy22 Jul 22, 2005 Colorado
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    I think you mean brah. Bro.
     
  4. kwijibo61

    kwijibo61 Mar 9, 2008 Colorado
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    probably because people know they will be sold online so they have a chance. people hoard sour fest tickets like i hoard beer.
     
  5. BlackElvis

    BlackElvis Dec 29, 2011 Colorado

    Looks like the official word is 60sec and all sold. Should be a good one hope to see u all there come find me ill get u a brew
     
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  6. poonamibaxter

    poonamibaxter Jun 26, 2007 Colorado
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    This is how you end up waiting in line for beer, sober. For shame......
     
  7. joshclauss

    joshclauss Oct 31, 2010 Colorado
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    You've clearly never met me.
     
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  8. Doodler

    Doodler Oct 17, 2009 Colorado
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    mmmm... sour beer.... mmmm....chicks....:rolleyes:
    See you boys there. Will be pouring and enjoying. Cheers!
     
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  9. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Sep 24, 2010 Colorado
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    Ended up with an extra pair. Happy to trade them $4$ for Batch 1, Origins, etc...
     
  10. drlovemd87

    drlovemd87 Aug 6, 2009 Colorado
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    LIES!
     
  11. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Sep 24, 2010 Colorado
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    Not really.
     
  12. drlovemd87

    drlovemd87 Aug 6, 2009 Colorado
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    One does not simply end up with an extra pair of Sourfest tickets.
     
  13. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Sep 24, 2010 Colorado
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    Maybe you don't. I did. I end up with all sorts of things.
     
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  14. drlovemd87

    drlovemd87 Aug 6, 2009 Colorado
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    I purchased two additional tickets to give to my friends for face value; I knew they would most likely miss out if I didn't.
     
  15. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Sep 24, 2010 Colorado
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    And? I'm sure you're not the only person who purchased additional tickets for friends b/c "I knew they would most likely miss out".
     
  16. drlovemd87

    drlovemd87 Aug 6, 2009 Colorado
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    All I'm saying is you didn't "end up" with additional tickets, you bought them extra like the rest of us (Except you're looking to pawn them off for Batch 1 or Origins for Crooked Stave). Just sayin', Bro.
     
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  17. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Sep 24, 2010 Colorado
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    You're entitled to your perspective.
     
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  18. drlovemd87

    drlovemd87 Aug 6, 2009 Colorado
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    Thanks!
     
  19. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    I want to be friends with whoever will sell me one at face and I'll toss in a beer or two.
    Not looking to give up my entire allotment of Origins for one.
     
  20. arminjewell

    arminjewell Feb 12, 2009 Michigan
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    Also ISO one ticket. Will perform acts, or give cash, or beer.
     
  21. Steve_0

    Steve_0 Mar 14, 2012 Colorado
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    Just to clarify. . .what type of acts?
     
  22. arminjewell

    arminjewell Feb 12, 2009 Michigan
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    We can discuss over BM Steve, not meant for forum eyes! :cool:
     
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  23. Steve_0

    Steve_0 Mar 14, 2012 Colorado
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    I'm still looking for everyone.
     
  24. adnielsen

    adnielsen May 2, 2009 Colorado
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    willing to trade a Drie Fonteinen Armand + Tommy blend for a ticket. have additional beers for a set. won't be a fest without armin and i ticking every fucken beer there.
     
  25. skycracksopen

    skycracksopen Jul 12, 2012 Colorado

    Seriously, if you guys aren't going to be there, they might as well cancel the whole thing.
     
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  26. MYJELLOMISFIT

    MYJELLOMISFIT Jan 14, 2007 Colorado

    L O T T E R Y
     
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  27. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    ??
     
  28. MYJELLOMISFIT

    MYJELLOMISFIT Jan 14, 2007 Colorado

    In contrast to the "rush before all the tickets are gone" why not do a lottery?
     
  29. Prospero

    Prospero Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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    Same reason they don't do a lottery for sporting events or concerts?
     
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  30. SkeeterBoganski

    SkeeterBoganski Feb 25, 2012 Colorado
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    I have an extra SourFest ticket if anyone's interested. I had a buddy back out and am happy to help someone who wants to go and got shut out. I'd prefer a couple beers as a swap...heard that Violet is pretty tasty! I can meet you at the venue day of or before-hand and give you a paper ticket. I'm not posting in Beer Tickets as I'd prefer one of you solid locals get yours.
     
  31. RuckusDu

    RuckusDu Mar 23, 2011 Colorado
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    Looking for a ticket or two. I have Violet and Volunt to offer up as well as tons from CS and Cantillon or whatever you want.
     
  32. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    what is that reason? Totally curious.
     
  33. Prospero

    Prospero Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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    Because it's first come first serve. Events are always this way. The only lottery I've ever heard of is for goods, not events.
     
  34. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    That's not a reason, thought there was some rational behind it...
     
  35. skycracksopen

    skycracksopen Jul 12, 2012 Colorado

    First come first served is a great way to do things.

    But in this case, it's more about how fast you can hit Refresh on your browser, how fast your internet connection is, and how fast you are at typing all of your information in.

    I know people last year who kept getting a blank page because the server couldn't handle all the ticket requests, and that doesn't really seem fair to me...
     
  36. Prospero

    Prospero Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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    Hence my original statement it's no different than concerts and sporting events. All those on ticketmaster are the same way.... first to refresh. I've been shut out of many concerts and events the minute they go on sale. In a way it's kind of a lottery if you think about it.... random people getting tickets depending on when they refresh. I'm not super technical but I imagine it's not all about bandwidth and refresh but more about luck. Here's a tip though, sign up with all your information and login ahead of time, then it's just click to add and click to order. But I understand the frustration around it, I do.

    Let's all hope they can expand the Sourfest a few hundred people when they move into their new brewery. There are more and more sour producers each day.
     
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  37. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    I thought the legal drinking age was 21?



















    Because all these crybabies bitching about beer tell me otherwise.
     
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  38. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Feb 20, 2010 Colorado

    I have a fiberoptic cable connection, Icore9 desktop, and very fast fingers and i got shut out. With 700 requests in less than 5 seconds, its a gamble no matter what.
     
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  39. poonamibaxter

    poonamibaxter Jun 26, 2007 Colorado
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    Sounds like it is a Lottery after all.

    I don't want them to change a thing. I enjoyed watching the guys who scored tix last year and defended the system get shut out this year then call foul. I predict a never ending cycle of butt hurt. As a Silky Johnson fan, I welcome this.

    I'm one man and realize I can't do it all.
     
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  40. FishPondManager

    FishPondManager Feb 28, 2012 Colorado
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    Love it. I got a song for you too, bitch. It's called daughter dont sing
     
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