Three Floyds 9-25 Brewery Release - Bully Guppy

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Dontcounttoday, Sep 25, 2012.

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  1. iadler

    iadler Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2009 Illinois
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    Pretty much every person I know who goes to DL Day doesn't go for the DL beer itself, but more for the rest of the experience (Beer trading, sharing beer with other good peeps and trying some good beer on tap). Plus seeing the "graveyard" of bottles lined up on the grass while waiting in line is always entertaining.
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  2. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    lol people go to see a empty bottles huh? :stuck_out_tongue: I was also just kidding about my above post. I wish I got to experience some of the beers on tap there but there was just waay too long of lines and I really didn't know where one line eneded and the other began. It was a fun time and I'm sure I'll try and go again I just wish there was less people.
  3. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Devotee (458) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    There will be less people if you can just get yourself back to pre-2010 times. Seriously though unless FFF themselves limits the number of people, it will only grow from this point on, as with all big beer events. Kind of anxious to see what Darkness is like this year as its first come first serve style with no limit.
  4. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    FFF did limit the number of people for DLD. It swelled past 10,000 people (not ticketed) in 2010 and they dropped that down to a 6,000 person ticketed event. It can't "grow from this point on" unless FFF decides to up the tickets sold which they haven't done that the past two years.
  5. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    I think Dontcounttoday is referring to the fact that anybody can show up to the event, share bottles, and have a good (or bad) time. The tickets only pertain to getting inside the brewery and buy bottles of Dark Lord. Even if people don't have tickets, there is strong incentive to go to DLD for bottle sharing and guest drafts.
  6. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    In that case, disregard everything I said! Thanks for the clarification.
  7. augustg

    augustg Initiate (194) Sep 15, 2011 Illinois
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    Seems like if someone is willing to roll the dice on a $20 to $35 beer that they haven't tried yet o heard anything about then 3F must be doing something right! I'd say their hit to miss ratio is better than most....
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  8. apocalypsezombie

    apocalypsezombie Initiate (0) May 12, 2012

    I agree. I did pass this one up thankfully.
  9. sliverX

    sliverX Initiate (0) Oct 5, 2007 S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

    Darkness does have a limit, last year was 6.
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  10. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Devotee (458) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    Yes there is a limit to the Darkness wristbands, but not to how many people they allow in the gates.
  11. C2H5

    C2H5 Disciple (383) Jan 7, 2012 Illinois
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    So, does anyone know what today's release is?
    I see zombie dust is more bubble guppy, its not listed anymore, I'm kind of amazed that people bought it all already
  12. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    they don't do one every tuesday, they might skip today
  13. tmarretti

    tmarretti Initiate (186) Apr 1, 2012 Indiana

    true. however, the last few haven't been announced until around 5. may be they still have one, may be not. I think we can all agree that 3f just does whatever the hell they want, whenever they want.
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  14. mbockstruck30

    mbockstruck30 Disciple (325) Dec 31, 2010 Illinois
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    On a related note, I opened my bottle of Cuvee de Viking last night. Tasted like a bad, boozy fruitcake. Opened it with a wine export (as it was aged in red wine barrels), he said it tasted like it had oxidized in the barrel. We hoped letting it open up for a couple hours would help as it can sometimes with wine. No luck. I had to struggle through 6oz. First real drainpour I've had from FFF (didn't get a Bully Guppy).
  15. eorwar

    eorwar Aspirant (290) Jan 11, 2012 Illinois
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    I actually went and rented that movie after seeing it playing on the wall a few weeks ago. Was suprised it was actually pretty good! Always somethig interesting playing there...
  16. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    lol I'm glad, I don't think they should do a release every week. I'm still waiting on some BA behemoth
  17. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    Damn it! I was really hoping to see another influx of supply vs. demand graphs in this thread.
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  18. Rempo

    Rempo Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2010 Indiana

    You mean the next thread.
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  19. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    Right, I forgot that a release thread isn't official until Dontcounttoday starts it.
  20. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2009 Illinois



    That was all released around the DLD ticket sales. It will be another few months at least before that shows up.
  21. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    yeah ik :slight_frown: but yeah none of their special releases have interested me. BA alpha klause was alright but BA behemoth actually sounds pretty good!
  22. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (291) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois



    Hate every Three Floyds Thread i see

    From Chimpa-A to Chimpanzee.

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  23. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2009 Illinois

    I knew I should have started a new thread covering the topic of no new release. Next time...
  24. immobilisme

    immobilisme Aspirant (231) Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    I am disgusted. I drove all the way to Munster, IN and all I got was a case of Zombie Dust for $35.
  25. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Meyvn (1,165) Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
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    Literally the worst thing. I'm so sorry...high-five?
  26. mishuggah

    mishuggah Initiate (194) Jul 14, 2009 Illinois
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    In spite of what our society suggests or well-intentioned friends offer, mourning is a normal, healthy response to loss. It helps us to survive all kinds of troubles, so that we can make the necessary adjustments to changes. It's generally easier to mourn for another and perhaps it feels a bit self-indulgent to mourn for yourself, but letting yourself do so can be healing for your body and your mind.
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  27. TargaFlorio

    TargaFlorio Defender (618) Jul 3, 2012 Indiana

    Made my first trip to FFF today. Enjoying the fruits of my long journey as we speak. My first case of Zombie Dust.
  28. ravot

    ravot Devotee (426) Mar 20, 2012 Illinois
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    GOOD GOD. why didn't you get two? the humanity.
  29. danimalarkey

    danimalarkey Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2008 Illinois

    Hey Vav -- you got any Gumballhead? And don't try and give me a Lil' Sumpin' Sumpin' (unless you ask politely first! Zing!).
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  30. NikkoE82

    NikkoE82 Aspirant (228) Jan 1, 2012 Indiana
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    I live really close to them and I just never considered this. At this point I have no way of proving I bought it and I'd hate to feel like I was complaining just to get free stuff. I figure I took a gamble on it and I lost. It's not like this was a long-standing favorite that unexpectedly came out wrong. It's a BA wheat ale.
  31. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    The last thing we need on this website is more beating off.
  32. Jkoeneman

    Jkoeneman Initiate (15) Jul 30, 2010 Indiana

    Has anyone else actually tried the beer? I had a taste on Friday. There is no doubt the nose is nail polish remover, but the finish was actually pretty nice. Kind of a maple syrup.
  33. claaark13

    claaark13 Zealot (504) Nov 29, 2007 Indiana
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  34. Arbitrator

    Arbitrator Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2008 California

    No, this... this is a common misconception. After a long day of work, I'm not in the mood to drink shitty beer. My younger self wrote checks that my older self's ass can't cash, in the common vernacular. Now I just like to drink good beer.

    A trading partner who looks like that is a god among men. Mark my words.
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