Scandinavia When is Blabaer release day in 2012?

Discussion in 'Europe' started by UncleJimbo, May 14, 2012.

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  1. hurleymanvw

    hurleymanvw Aspirant (285) Jan 9, 2007 Georgia
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    Thanks for the insite, some of the ones in the US get crazy.
     
  2. ChicagoJohn

    ChicagoJohn Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2012 Illinois
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    This is the toughest release date for it. Not only am I flying back into Scandinavia two days after the release (probably missing the beer), but I also can't get any of my Swedish friends to go from Malmo to Copenhagen because it's the day after Midsummer. I wonder if Olbutikken did this to screw their neighbors to the north.
     
  3. doopiedoopiedoo

    doopiedoopiedoo Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 Netherlands

    I think in general Americans are just way more upthight about aquiring the newest whale on the block than most Europeans.
     
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  4. ChicagoJohn

    ChicagoJohn Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2012 Illinois
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    Meant as a joke to the Swedes, particuarly those living in Malmo. They love their beer but for them to take time off a Holiday to acquire beer is sacrilegious.

    I still have my trading partners, just need to give up a little bit more.. Who knows though, if its still there on Saturday, I may take a detour to also visit friends last minute in Copenhagen.
     
  5. Pundarquartis

    Pundarquartis Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2010 Denmark

    Hah... yeah. Several friends of mine are pissed about the date. You really have to appreciate what a big deal midsummer is for us swedes. It's on level with thanksgiving... :stuck_out_tongue:
     
  6. stupac2

    stupac2 Zealot (518) Feb 22, 2011 California
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    I'd blow off Thanksgiving to get Blabaer. Then again, I don't really give a shit about holidays, Europeans seem to be into them.
     
  7. Pundarquartis

    Pundarquartis Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2010 Denmark

    Well, the thing about living close to Copenhagen, or at least within reach... it's not that big of a deal to just wait until next year. It's not like Blåbær is that good either :/
     
  8. stupac2

    stupac2 Zealot (518) Feb 22, 2011 California
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    Well, I'm taking donations!
     
  9. doopiedoopiedoo

    doopiedoopiedoo Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 Netherlands

    So I heard. Blabla isn't all that great, yet everybody wants it. Is it because it's a rare Cantillon? Is it the blueberries?
    Why is this the holy grail of fruit beer?

    Just curious but not curious enough to drive 10hrs one way.
     
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