Zombie Dust distribution expanding?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by WolfKeeper, Sep 7, 2013.

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  1. WolfKeeper

    WolfKeeper Initiate (0) Jun 17, 2007 Illinois

    Antioch Fine Wines had it for about an hour+ this evening.
  2. nickapalooza86

    nickapalooza86 Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2010 Wisconsin

    Beers will do that... as more and more beers of equal quality are introduced to the market and available every day.... The "rare" beers will have to adapt.
  3. chronie

    chronie Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2011 Illinois
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    What lol?

    Zombie Dust might be (should be) the first beer to benefit from their improved production line. Plus, I'm sure Antioch is one of their bigger accounts. It would be interesting if Vav gets it soon as well. Guess we'll have to see, its still not at the brewery for more than a day!
  4. Boilerfood

    Boilerfood Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2012 Indiana

    Distribution expanding? Absolutely not. Floyd's has only said this everytime someone asks. Is there more product being released to the market now that they augmented their production capabilities? Ya, that was the whole point of investing that much money to do it.
  5. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (291) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    This is true. I dont know if Floyds or Glunz decided to open up Zombie Dust to the entire market or not, but either way, gone are the days of the 30 or so guaranteed accounts getting a good bit of ZD. Now it'll be like everything else: One case per account every few weeks.
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  6. Jimbobebop

    Jimbobebop Aspirant (275) Jun 12, 2013 Illinois
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    Glunz after the New Year will no longer distributing Three Floyd’s. Living in Chicago and seeing the so called “allocation” welcome it. Hope CBS/Windy City/ whoever owns them now show love to the Craft Beer stores.
  7. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (291) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

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  8. stephenieman

    stephenieman Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2011 Illinois

    I read this statement three times and still have abso-fucking-lutely NO idea what you're tying to convey.
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  9. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Poo-Bah (1,760) Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    Glad I'm not the only one. Thought I was having a fucking stroke.
  10. Grohnke

    Grohnke Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2009 Illinois

    im gonna take a stab at this: he states the obvious. Then, and where it gets trickys, i think he is saying as a resident of chicago, he believes the current distro of fff through Glunz is a joke, and that he welcomes the change. then, in mere wishful thinking, he is hoping that the new distro of fff would enable more product to, presumably, stores that are close to him.
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  11. Grohnke

    Grohnke Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2009 Illinois

    no no, you didn't have the stoke. he obviously had the stroke whilst writing that
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  12. danimalarkey

    danimalarkey Initiate (0) Mar 3, 2008 Illinois

    In the meantime, maybe he'll get lucky and find some bottles of ZD at West Lakeview on Zwanze Day.
  13. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Defender (611) Apr 6, 2012 Illinois
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    Yeah, I think this is the first time I've heard of ZD being distributed in Lake County. My mother in law works at a small cafe in Lake Bluff (http://wisma.us) and they also got some ZD.
  14. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,832) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Or it could be that someone picked up some Dust in Munster and bought it back to sell at the store?
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  15. chronie

    chronie Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2011 Illinois
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    Selling Floyds beer in IL without a distributor, that's illegal. Or at least I thought it was.
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  16. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (291) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    It is. And it does happen. However more likely than not, that case probably came from the distributor. See my post above about how it's now fully open.
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  17. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Does this mean you will take the same approach to ZD allocations as you did with, say, Black Note allocations?
  18. jivex5k

    jivex5k Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    I just hope I can grab some more when I'm visiting OH for xmas this year.
  19. sahd-1

    sahd-1 Disciple (375) Jul 2, 2013 Illinois
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    So after hunting for ZD for months I finally scored a 6 pack a couple weeks ago (I know, yay me). In talking with the guy about how Glunz won't be distributing 3F anymore he went on to say that Glunz was scrapping all of their beer portfolio and concentrating on wine. Anybody else heard this?
  20. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (291) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    Heh, no, but it does mean i'll probably be selling it by the bottle from now on though.
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  21. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Devotee (445) May 17, 2013 Illinois
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    Cardinal Liquors in Palatine has Zombie Dust. It's not on the shelves; you have to ask them to get it from the back. I passed. They're charging $4/bottle and no break if you buy a six pack. $24 for a sixer is ridiculous.
  22. Boilerfood

    Boilerfood Initiate (0) Jun 5, 2012 Indiana

    And the odds that they have any left after this weekend are still slim to none.
  23. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Devotee (445) May 17, 2013 Illinois
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    They've had it for a week today. I didn't ask how much they had left, though. I really like ZD, but I wouldn't pay anything close $24 for a sixer. I will wait until I have a free evening to drive down to the brewpub.
  24. JulianC

    JulianC Aspirant (204) Mar 9, 2012 Illinois
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    What's the story with that place anyway? Same people working there from when it was Dobby's? Or a total takeover...? I never liked Dobby's anyway, sounds like I'm sure as shit not going to like the new ownership @ $24 ZD.
  25. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Devotee (445) May 17, 2013 Illinois
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    Same people working there as before the name change.
  26. BeerGreg

    BeerGreg Devotee (445) May 17, 2013 Illinois
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    Texted my OH buddy last night, because I know they get ZD near him occasionally. It's $12 for a sixer out there. I had to laugh.
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