Transient Reserve Society

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by EOTLBrewer, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. EOTLBrewer

    EOTLBrewer Initiate (133) Dec 18, 2011 Illinois
    Trader

    Does anyone have any information on when they plan on starting to release bottles to members or what possible beers might be released?
     
  2. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

  3. PHBoiler

    PHBoiler Meyvn (1,286) Jan 14, 2013 Illinois

    Emails went out this weekend along with invoices. Just general information really with options to buy more shirts, a work shirt, and/or more glassware. The deadline to pay is not until mid July, so I don't imagine bottle releases will be until sometime after that. It makes sense with the 6 month time frame. Basically runs through the end of 2014.
     
  4. nickMB

    nickMB Aspirant (268) Nov 17, 2009 Illinois
    Industry

    there's some nice stuff that's been sittin in oak barrels for over a year now, you won't be dissapointed. Outside of the sour saison I can't quite remember the others, but I've tasted a few and it will be worth it.
     
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  5. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Haven't had any but can't wait to try them
     
  6. MarkFy

    MarkFy Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    If the bottled beer is even somewhat close to the incredible beers I've had by them, the membership is going to be my best beer purchase this year.
     
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  7. homebrew311

    homebrew311 Poo-Bah (2,160) May 19, 2008 Illinois

    Just paid off my invoice today. Taking a bit of a risk as I haven't tried any Transient brews, but if there is one thing Chicago needs, its a good sour program and this looks to have the makings of one. The video review of the Oud Bruin got me excited!
     
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  8. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Not only have I not had any Transient, but don't think I have really had Sours
     
  9. psykosis

    psykosis Aspirant (216) May 21, 2009 Indiana

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    If you make a road trip to Indy, I'll fix that for you. No man should go without sours.
     
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  10. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    I have bought them but when people come over they drink them. I had one at a beer fest once but that's was after a bunch of IPAs and stuff.

    What's a good one to start off with ??
     
  11. ChicagoNick

    ChicagoNick Disciple (344) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    Start with the Supplication you have listed under your "gots."
     
  12. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    I do have that bottle in the basement. I did drink some Brux once
     
  13. HugePrnceFan1999

    HugePrnceFan1999 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 Indiana

    They've all been pretty bad.
     
  14. thisisforever

    thisisforever Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2010 Illinois

    Will any of their sours be hitting regular distribution? I've never seen any of their beer before, but I am in the suburbs. I'm hoping I can seek some out next time I'm in the city. Not sure if I'd want to pay all that blindly.
     
  15. Jimbobebop

    Jimbobebop Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2013 Illinois

    No Distro, People in the program may be able to buy addition Bottles and Wares. Its not a bad deal for what you get. If I drove I would have done it. Had 4 of his beers so far, liked them all. Maigre was my favorite.
     
  16. kodymupa

    kodymupa Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2010 Illinois

    Anyone heard anything about this going yet? Thought it was going to be a 6 month membership or something. Just waiting in anticipation
     
  17. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    As of July 14th, stay tune for updates
     
  18. crossovert

    crossovert Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    There have been at least like 20 sours released form transient, doubtful you have had them all. A few I tried in the beginning sucked but they keep getting better and better. And yeah that bourbon oud bruin was awesome. The barrel aged flemish red is also good.
     
  19. HugePrnceFan1999

    HugePrnceFan1999 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 Indiana

    I apologize. You're certainly better at beer than I am. Do these beers fit into your rigid standards of ideal beer pricing?
     
  20. crossovert

    crossovert Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2009 Illinois

    Huh? My point is saying they all are pretty bad without trying them is passing false information. And no I'm sure the cost of these bottles is far beyond what I would call ideal.
     
  21. HugePrnceFan1999

    HugePrnceFan1999 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 Indiana

    Fair. I've had about 8 probably and they were quite watery and I wasn't impressed. I'm all about the tried and true stuff these days. Been burned too much in the past as the test market for new breweries trying to see what works.
     
  22. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Initiate (0) Nov 27, 2012 Illinois

    Obviously really late notice, but:

    I got accepted into Transient Reserve but am deciding not to join (nothing to do with the beer, which is fantastic). If anyone wants my spot, let me know ASAP. Fees are due by the end of today.
     
  23. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Almost that time... I can't wait
     
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  24. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    Anyone know what beer(s) will be released at the party? I assume Chris will email that info out eventually, I just don't want to wait!
     
  25. jefeld

    jefeld Initiate (0) Mar 31, 2010 Illinois

    wild turkey oude bruin, obelus galaxy red wine, maybe a flemish red? really not sure, but regardless I'm excited, sep 7 will change the landscape of hand crafted barrel aged wild ales in the chicago area. cheers to chris and his hard work!
     
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  26. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Only thing that disappoints me is that I will not be able to go on the 7th and drink with everyone. I will have to pick up mine after that
     
  27. MarkFy

    MarkFy Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    Same here. I know it's impossible to pick the perfect release date that everyone can agree upon, but "c'mon man!" you pick the Bears regular season opener, not to mention the release hours are during the game? I won't be able to make it as well, hoping to hear of a back up date for those of us who can't make this release.
     
  28. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    I thought he said we can pick it up any other day after the release at the bar
     
  29. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    Curious what will be on tap as well. Should be a fun time. Hopefully they can get a TV to watch the game on. That would be good enough for me.
     
  30. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    That would work for me too, but I have tix to the game.
     
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  31. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    Yeah I was wondering if that was the case. That stinks.
     
  32. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    Awwww yeah....
     
  33. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    Had a great time at the release. Was surprised that not too many people were there early for the bottle share. I really like the glassware we got. Chilling a couple beers now, hoping to try them later today.
     
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  34. EOTLBrewer

    EOTLBrewer Initiate (133) Dec 18, 2011 Illinois
    Trader

    The release was a good time, the oud bruin and Chardonnay saison were pretty solid. The porter was also a standout for me, hopefully that gets bottled. I also brought my sour saison to share and it got great feedback.
     
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  35. cmoody91

    cmoody91 Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2010 Illinois

    Blown away by that Brett Pale though, may have been my favorite of the day on the drafts.
     
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  36. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Wish I could have made it. Can't wait to be able to get my allotment
     
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  37. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (808) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois

    yeah that beer was excellent. I'm not a huge fan of that style either.
     
  38. homebrew311

    homebrew311 Poo-Bah (2,160) May 19, 2008 Illinois

    I cracked the wild turkey bĂȘtise last night and it was delicious. Reminded me a little bit of love child #4 or bourbon cherry origins. It has a nice balance of balsamic vinegar tartness and vanilla bourbon character. Excited to try the rest!
     
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  39. Infinite1

    Infinite1 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Yeah, now I am really anxious to pick up my portions
     
  40. MarkFy

    MarkFy Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    For anyone that was at the release, did they make any mention of when allotments would be available for pick up for those of us that couldn't make the release? I know they said shortly after, but I would love to able to drive down there this week if I can. Just don't want to make the trek and get turned away for any reason. Sounds like it was a great event!