When is Cherry Rye hitting DC/MD/VA?

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by starrdogg, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. starrdogg

    starrdogg Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    Anyone heard anything about if/when this might be coming? We've gotten a ton of BCBCS, but nary of whiff of the Cherry Rye yet. That seems strange since they were released together in Chicago.
     
  2. smakawhat

    smakawhat Mar 18, 2008 Maryland
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    Your guess is as good as mine... it truly is taking forever... i am convinced it wont show up.
     
  3. raveskdr

    raveskdr Oct 10, 2009 Virginia
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    Already told Starr, but for everyone elses information: Cherry was supposed to come with Coffee and Big John. For some unknown reason, it did not. Expect it to hit VA in the next few weeks.

    The usual suspects will be getting a case each. SUPER limited, as everyone assumed.
     
  4. AleToTheVictors

    AleToTheVictors Feb 7, 2012 Maryland
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    I saw BCBCS at a bottle shop in DC yesterday. FWIW, owner said Cherry Rye was coming soon.
     
  5. CoastieSimon

    CoastieSimon Nov 3, 2010 Florida
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    Was at Whole Foods Alexandria yesterday and it just happened that the Goose Island rep or distributor was there. I overheard them talking and they will be getting 1 case of Cherry Rye and 1 case of Coffee, don't know when but I'm assuming the next delivery...
     
  6. Evilonewhichsobs

    Evilonewhichsobs Jan 7, 2013

    I'm new to craft beer and purchased the regular BCBS four packs and loved it. When you say usual suspects where would you be referring to?
     
  7. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    Are you sure you want into this blood sport that is BCBS hunting?
     
  8. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    Seeing as your profile is ultra private, I cannot tell whereabouts you live. Since i cannot determine whereabouts you live, I cannot recommend a number of local stores that might have BCBS variants.
     
  9. Evilonewhichsobs

    Evilonewhichsobs Jan 7, 2013

    Sorry. I just set up the account and switched everything to private. I live in Fairfax County. Reston to be specific. I have been to the Wine Cabinet in Reston and Norm's in Vienna. But if you know of any other good spots I'm willing to travel.
     
  10. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    Check your local Whole Foods. They tend to get the good stuff. You may want to call and ask if they expect any. From the Bolt Cutter release, I learned they no longer do reserve lists.
     
  11. Jtc2811

    Jtc2811 Dec 13, 2011 California
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    Called whole foods Alexandria- their shipment for today came in, no cherry rye
     
  12. starrdogg

    starrdogg Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    Guess I answered the question to my own post. Cherry Rye started hitting stores in VA today. I heard 14 cases for the state, no store will get more than 1 case. The same places that got BCS Coffee are your best bets to find it.
     
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  13. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    Talked to Norm's a couple times today. Apparently their case went to someone else and they missed out. Total Wine McLean says next week. Any idea who's got it now?
     
  14. starrdogg

    starrdogg Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    The only places that I definitely know got it this week are Westover Market and Total Wine Alexandria, both of whom sold out already. I'd check the other TW locations and Whole Foods Fair Lakes.
     
  15. Jtc2811

    Jtc2811 Dec 13, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    TW Vienna has coffee but no more cherry
     
  16. jaheussner

    jaheussner Dec 25, 2008 District of Columbia
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    TW Fairfax had 3-4 bottles left as of 10:30 his morning. 17.99 per. Also had 5-6 cases of Madame Rose if anybody missed out there.
     
  17. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    Whole Foods in Arlington has some for $18.99
     
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  18. MattNelson

    MattNelson Sep 1, 2010 District of Columbia

    on the shelf or limited?
     
  19. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    Talk to Ivan. They haven't put it out yet. Doubt they will.
     
  20. MattNelson

    MattNelson Sep 1, 2010 District of Columbia

    Score! Thank's man. He has 4 bottles left.
     
  21. starrdogg

    starrdogg Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    Wow, I'm surprised. I talked to him on Tuesday and he hadn't even heard about the Cherry Rye. I figured there was no chance they were getting it.
     
  22. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    I called this morning after reading the Whole Foods suggestion. Living in MD, I'd never even thought of looking at VA Whole Foods for beer since Whole Foods doesn't sell beer in MoCo. MD Sucks.
     
  23. Jtc2811

    Jtc2811 Dec 13, 2011 California
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    I think its more accurate to say moco sucks
     
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  24. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    The only place in MD I've seen where the prices weren't astronomical are State Line Liquors and Total Wine. I live in Kensington. Where else should I be going? I know all the DC spots. Just recently (today) had the Whole Foods in VA epiphany.
     
  25. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    Very True.
     
  26. Evilonewhichsobs

    Evilonewhichsobs Jan 7, 2013

    Grabbed a Coffee at Whole Foods Fair lakes today.
     
  27. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Oct 26, 2011 Maryland
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    I'm looking for a couple more coffee. If any one knows, closest to the 270 spur the better. Thanks
     
  28. MJC8719

    MJC8719 Feb 25, 2012 District of Columbia

    Has anyone heard if/when Big John will be hitting the area?
     
  29. rhefter

    rhefter Nov 10, 2009 Virginia

    Saw about a case worth at TW Alexandria Friday afternoon, I would call over there to see if they still have some. Some Night Stalker too.
     
  30. jacewg

    jacewg Jan 7, 2012 District of Columbia

    Talked to my Goose Island distributor again today. No Cherry Rye yet and still not a total certainty if it's going to hit. If it does, the quantity is going to be very limited, especially compared to Coffee.

    The good news. I will have Coffee and Cherry Rye on tap for my Goose Island event during CBC week at Smoke and Barrel. :)
     
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  31. RKP1967

    RKP1967 Sep 26, 2010 Virginia

    I got my Cherry in NoVA last week for $11.99. No doubt they are sold out by now.
     
  32. jaheussner

    jaheussner Dec 25, 2008 District of Columbia
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    Oof, what a tease. Waiting for 2+ months is going to be difficult.
     
  33. starrdogg

    starrdogg Jun 21, 2010 District of Columbia
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    $11.99!? Are you kidding me!? I paid twice that!
     
  34. Dyalango

    Dyalango Oct 23, 2012 District of Columbia
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    I called total wine in fairfax and they said they weren't going to receive any. Anywhere else in the NoVa area?
     
  35. MattNelson

    MattNelson Sep 1, 2010 District of Columbia

    Where?
     
  36. Chaney

    Chaney Apr 20, 2006 District of Columbia

    I'll confirm this. I got mine for the same price at the Springfield Whole Foods. They're sold out of it now though.
     
  37. mgbhoo

    mgbhoo Dec 8, 2011 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    I called the Total Wines in the area this afternoon and only Fairfax City, which got a 2nd case today, had any left. As of 6:30pm, they had about 5 bottles left.
     
  38. Dyalango

    Dyalango Oct 23, 2012 District of Columbia
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    I meant McLean total wine isn't going to get any. My mistake.
     
  39. rhefter

    rhefter Nov 10, 2009 Virginia

    As of 9:15am this morning they had 3 bottles left, $17.99/ea.
     
  40. MattNelson

    MattNelson Sep 1, 2010 District of Columbia

    That's crazy, the Whole Foods in Arlington charged me $18.99. You guys got a steal!
     
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