Zwanze Day @ Lord Hobo on Saturday

Discussion in 'New England' started by jadoinvaoidfnva, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. jadoinvaoidfnva

    jadoinvaoidfnva Feb 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    I am either blind or just being lazy....but....can someone confirm the time that Lord Hobo is opening doors for Zwanze Day on Saturday?

    Thanks,
    Jason
     
  2. ptrc

    ptrc Aug 26, 2011 Massachusetts

    I haven't seen any details on either of the MA venues, has anybody heard anything specific?
     
  3. jadoinvaoidfnva

    jadoinvaoidfnva Feb 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    Lord Hobo opens at 4:30...I am going to call and will post details here
     
  4. pjl44

    pjl44 Oct 3, 2008 Massachusetts

    On weekends they open at 11 for brunch.
     
  5. Trevdawg

    Trevdawg Feb 9, 2012 New Hampshire

    I'm sure that Lord Hobo is tapping at 3pm like every other bar in EST.
     
  6. brikelly

    brikelly Apr 11, 2010 Massachusetts
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    I wonder when the line will form outside...
     
  7. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Last year I felt silly for showing up early as there was only 6 people total who arrived before the bar opened and people funneled in for hours afterwards with no trouble gettIng seats
     
  8. AleLovinRuskie

    AleLovinRuskie Feb 10, 2009 Massachusetts

    That's typically how Hobo beer events go, from what I've seen in the past. It's actually really nice to not have to scramble to get there and freeze your cojones off in the cold for a few hours before they open. Makes me love Hobo even more.
     
  9. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    well last years zwanze day was in early september so it was probably the only beer event i have even been to where I was not freezing in line (multiple Kate Dasy, multiple southampton IRS, Heady bottle Release, HF BoT release and juicy, the list goes on)
     
  10. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts

    Sooo, if I head there around 1 or 2, I should be able to grab a table and wait for the tapping at 3?
     
  11. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    No guarantee but that is what happened last year
     
  12. moaner

    moaner Oct 18, 2003 Massachusetts

    Hey Folks,

    We open at 11am. The worldwide toast/pouring is at 3pm E.S.T.

    Last year some people were able to stroll in at 1 and still grab a seat.

    There seems to be more interest this year.

    It's a first come first serve thing

    There are 169 six oz pours.

    We will serve the room at 3 (approx 110 people).

    We'll serve another 50 pours at 6.

    See you Saturday.

    Cheers

    Daniel
     
  13. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    I know you guys said on Facebook you'll post the list day-of, and I won't be too nosy about it - but will the rest of the list be available all day, or will things be tapping/available at specific times? Brunch, while amazing, will only occupy me so long!
     
  14. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
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  15. geocool

    geocool Jun 21, 2006 Massachusetts

    Last year I got there 1 hour before and was put on a wait list for a table that finally opened up about fifteen minutes before the tapping. Yes, there was one party there that hadn't come for Zwanze and must have been wondering what the heck was going on, we got their table when they finally finished off their last can of Narragansett Summer and left.
     
  16. AlcahueteJ

    AlcahueteJ Dec 4, 2004 Massachusetts

    To add to this, do you have your regular tap list available as well for anyone who's not interested in Zwanze? And is there anything special on the food menu for Saturday?
     
  17. jadoinvaoidfnva

    jadoinvaoidfnva Feb 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    Hey Daniel,
    Thank you very much for replying. Can't wait for Saturday.
    Jason
     
  18. moaner

    moaner Oct 18, 2003 Massachusetts

    HAHAHAHAHAAHHHAAHAHAHHAHAHAAHA

    The Tap List will be 1000% Bananas on Saturday.

    If you have ever seen a better line-up I won't believe you.
     
  19. ToasterChef

    ToasterChef Mar 26, 2008 Maine

    So only hefeweizens on tap?
     
  20. BobCobb

    BobCobb Jul 10, 2012 Illinois
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    Are you going to stagger the tappings throughout the day, or will most be on from the start?

    (If anyone else remembers from last year as well - thanks)
     
  21. iflah45

    iflah45 Jul 8, 2010 Massachusetts
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    In the main Zwanze thread under beer releases I'm seeing crazy stuff like bars with Fou Foune on tap...I'm hoping Lord Hobo is gonna go balls to the wall!
     
  22. kharma

    kharma Feb 10, 2006 Massachusetts

    Plans changed and I get to watch the kiddo all day... Boo. Have to dust off something from the beer dungeon instead.
     
  23. DonFrap

    DonFrap Feb 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    Any word on the tap list? We have a group of 5 on our way. I'll be the tall guy with the sabres hoodie on if anyone wants to stop by our table and say hi.
     
  24. BobCobb

    BobCobb Jul 10, 2012 Illinois
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    Only cantillon on draft is 2-yr unblended. HF Susan, Foster, Anna. Other randoms but not familiar with all of them. Good bottle list but expensive.
     
  25. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    Thanks for killing it today, moaner. Had Susan, Anna, the unblended lambic, Mamouche, Kriek, Classic Gueuze, and Zwanze. was pretty fucking awesome. place was working like clockwork.
     
  26. iflah45

    iflah45 Jul 8, 2010 Massachusetts
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    The bottle list was straight nutz! Drank 2002 Pechè Mortel which was unreleased and Lord Hobo is probably the only place in the world that it is available still. It was it pure deliciousness. The coffee was still so prevalent in the nose which literally made no sense for a 10 year old beer but it was amazing.
     
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  27. tehzachatak

    tehzachatak Sep 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    wow. glad to hear it was good. wanted to get it, but figured it was too much of a risk to drop that kinda coin on a bottle, as i assumed all of the coffee would be gone.
     
  28. iflah45

    iflah45 Jul 8, 2010 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Yeah I split it with three other guys and we had no idea what it would be like. Needless to say, it was far above our expectations. I have a whole new respect for Dieu Du Ciel now.
     
  29. PackieMcHopHead

    PackieMcHopHead Oct 1, 2009 Massachusetts
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    My wife and I walked into Lord Hobo around 7 pm on a whim after other plans fell through and having no clue about Zwanze Day. Got a seat at the bar, looked at the draft list, and then nearly fell off of said seat. Such a treat to have a few unexpected glasses of Hill Farmstead Foster and the Cantillon 2 year unblended plus other cool stuff. I was eyeing that Dieu Du Ciel bottle too but didn't pull the trigger. Missed the Zwanze pour of course, but still feel like I won. Will definitely pay more attention to this next year.
     
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