What time should one arrive at the kbs release?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by jegross2, Mar 10, 2012.

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  1. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    A buddy is going and has no idea what time to show up. How early do people recommend?
     
  2. thewimperoo

    thewimperoo Oct 1, 2006 Illinois

    5 hours ago
     
  3. bum732

    bum732 Feb 18, 2008 Lesotho

    If you have to ask, you shouldn't go.
     
  4. aherstein

    aherstein Jul 27, 2011 Illinois

    Instead of being a snobby douche, how about providing some real answers?
     
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  5. allforALE

    allforALE Mar 25, 2011 Florida
    Beer Trader

    I would say by 7 am or so, but better safe than sorry.
     
  6. KzooBeerBrian

    KzooBeerBrian Oct 15, 2011 Michigan

    I will be there 3:30ish depending on when I end up leaving home. But that is much earlier than needed I just have to work still so being towards the front will be advantageous for me haha. But it should be good times in the cold windy weather none-the-less with some tasty brews. 5 or 6 is plenty early to secure a case and not stress about being at the end of a huge line or anything. but it seems 6 o'clock is the average time set from people so perhaps 5.
     
  7. aherstein

    aherstein Jul 27, 2011 Illinois

    Thank you. I plan on getting there around 7:30. It's supposed to warm up in the afternoon. I'm hoping sooner rather than later!
     
  8. todisht

    todisht Jun 23, 2011 Alabama

    The line was wrapped around the building by 6am. Might as well skip it.
     
  9. dannyfrost

    dannyfrost Dec 15, 2005 Indiana

    Everyone around us has the same mindset..I'm sticking it out. We got here shortly after 5 and it was crazy then.
     
  10. biga7346

    biga7346 Jun 19, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    For those who were at last years, about where did the line end for the cutoff for beer?
     
  11. aherstein

    aherstein Jul 27, 2011 Illinois

    I haven't left yet. Should I even bother at this point?
     
  12. todisht

    todisht Jun 23, 2011 Alabama

    Last year the cut off was right about at the back gate. For CBS I was about 3/4 of the way around the building and was number 630.
     
  13. Orchids

    Orchids Feb 7, 2010 Illinois

    You won't get a case, sorry. You might have a chance at getting into the brewpub, but there's a line for that too. I got here at 4:30 and im not sure if I'll get anything.
     
  14. JohnnyTightLips

    JohnnyTightLips May 30, 2009 Illinois

    Kinda curious to know if you scored a case, would think showing up at that early I'd be in the green.
     
  15. aherstein

    aherstein Jul 27, 2011 Illinois

    I'm still currently in line, but it's slowly moving.
     
  16. Mscarpen

    Mscarpen Apr 2, 2011 Tennessee
    Beer Trader

    Anytime before 6:00am might have worked for you.
     
  17. adamant1912

    adamant1912 Jan 10, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    My girlfriend got there at 6am, and got nothing, so anytime before that would have be good.
     
  18. jbck109

    jbck109 May 30, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I was 392 after getting there at 4:30, I am so glad that there will be 3x this next year. If not I wouldnt even bother.
     
  19. Orchids

    Orchids Feb 7, 2010 Illinois

    Well having got there at 4:30, I got ticket 388. It would have sucked to be so close to getting a ticket if they hadn't home down to half a case.
     
  20. PeteB28

    PeteB28 Oct 21, 2011 Illinois

    I got there at 4:15, got ticket #334, would have missed a full case by 19 people.
     
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