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  1. Unbreakabolt

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    me too! thanks for the heads up to look.

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  4. Gonzoillini

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    Anyone have insight on Friday pre party events yet?

    Looks like Dexter's isn't throwing any kind of Toppling Goliath event this year, and instead is doing a huge Indeed Brewing Company takeover.

    Calling All Thirsty Creatures:
    Indeed Brewing will be taking over Dexter's for their Great Taste Pre-Party! This will be the most Indeed Beer that has ever been on tap at one time, including at their own taproom.

    Tap List:
    Rum King
    Whiskey Queen
    Strawberry Fields Kettle Sour
    Mexican Honey Imperial Lager
    LSD Honey Ale
    Mimosa Shenanigans
    Shenanigans Summer Ale
    Flock Together Hoops Brewing Colab
    Flock Together Dangerous Man Colab
    Let it Ride IPA
    Peach Bum IPA
    Saison De La Pomme
    Mango Helio
    Dry-Hopped Helliotropic Brett Saison
    Helitropic Brett Saison
    Steiner Imperial IPA
    Breiss Pale Ale
    Dubbel
    Tripel
    Zwickelbier
    Day Tripper
    B-Side Pils
    Lucy Session Sour
    (any changes to tap list will be updated as we receive them)

    This will be the first time I'm hanging out in Madison on Friday evening instead of at a friends house, and curious what folks will be up to.
     
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  5. elkhunter36

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    Central Water's is at Lucille again. Perennial @ Brasserie V.

    Hopcat:

    Join us in bringing a little bit of the Mitten to Madison as we tap a heaping handful of beers from a few of our favorite Michigan breweries in anticipation of the Great Taste of the Midwest. We’ll be tapping 3 vintages of the critically acclaimed Kentucky Breakfast Stout, which boasts a perfect 100% rating onBeerAdvocate.com. These will go fast, so be sure to get here early to claim your seat at the bar! KBS tapping @ 3 PM.

    Pouring:
    Founders Brewing Co. - Lizard of Koz – 10.5% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Blueberries, Vanilla & Chocolate
    Founders Brewing Co. - Doom – 12.4% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial IPA
    Founders Brewing Co. - Sumatra Mountain Brown – 9% - Imperial Brown Ale w/ Sumatra Coffee
    Founders Brewing Co. - KBS ‘14 – 11.2% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Chocolate
    Founders Brewing Co. - KBS ‘16 – 12.4% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Chocolate
    Founders Brewing Co. - KBS ‘17 – 11.8% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Chocolate
    Founders Brewing Co. - Backwoods Bastard ‘16 – 11.2% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale
    Founders Brewing Co. - Mango Magnifico Con Calor – 10% - Fruit Ale w/ Mango & Habanero
    Founders Brewing Co. - Imperial Stout – 10.5% - Russian Imperial Stout
    Founders Brewing Co. - Frootwood – 8% - Oak Barrel-Aged Cherry Ale
    Founders Brewing Co. - Brewer’s Special: Lemondrop IPA – 6.8% - American IPA w/ Lemondrop Hops
    Founders Brewing Co. - Brewer’s Special: Founders Fest Wheat – 6.8% - Wheat IPA
    Founders Brewing Co. - All Day IPA – 4.7% - American Session IPA
    Founders Brewing Co. - Nitro Rubaeus – 5.7% - Nitro Raspberry Ale
    Founders Brewing Co. - Dirty Bastard – 8.5% - Scotch Ale
    Founders Brewing Co. - Red’s Rye – 6.6% - American Rye IPA
    Founders Brewing Co. – Centennial IPA – 7.2% - American IPA
    Founders Brewing Co. - reDANKulous – 9.5% - Imperial Red IPA
    Founders Brewing Co. - PC Pils – 5.5% - American Pilsner
    Odd Side Ales – Dank Juice – 7% - New England-Style IPA
    Odd Side Ales – Rye Hipster Brunch Stout – 11% - Rye Whiskey BA Imperial Stout w/ Coffee, Maple Syrup & Bacon
    Odd Side Ales – Hazel’s Nuts – 11% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Toasted Hazelnut
    Odd Side Ales – Hoplicated – 9% - Imperial IPA
    Odd Side Ales – Bean Flicker – 4.5% - American Blonde Ale w/ Coffee
    Short’s Brewing Co. – Black Yukon Sucker Punch – 10.6% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter w/ Coffee & Blackberry
    Short’s Brewing Co. – Bourbon Ben’s Asthma – 14.3% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout w/ Beet Sugar & Medjool Dates
    Short’s Brewing Co. – Hi Dilly Ho – 6.3% - Flanders Red Ale
    Short’s Brewing Co. – Huma Lupa Licious – 7.7% - American IPA
    Starcut Ciders – Squishy – 6.3% - Semi-Sweet Cider w/ Cherry
    New Holland Brewing Co. – Dragon's Milk Reserve: Vanilla Chai – 11% - Imperial Stout w/ Vanilla & Chai Tea
    New Holland Brewing Co. – Dragon's Milk Reserve: S’mores – 11% - Imperial Stout w/ Marshmallow & Graham Cracker
    Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales – Isla Estraña (Revelry Collab) – 5.8% - Oak Aged Sour Saison w/ Pine Tips, Juniper & Red Bay
    Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales – Roja du Kriek – 7.2% - Oak Aged Sour Red Ale w/ Cherry
     
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    Came here for this info. No need to do any more research. Not waiting in mile long lines at preposterous prices for <insert whatever is hot like TG was (still is?) last year here>. Done and done.
     
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    We went to the hop cat late last year for dinner. Were not disappointed. Vertical of founders stouts and pepperoni rolls. Great wind down to the day.
     
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    Maybe it won't be so crazy now that TG isn't taking the place over... I might just head there to check out some of these Indeed beers...
     
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    the Malt House is typically pretty chill as well... they're doing an O'so takeover:
    • Hop Whoopin'
    • Rusty Red
    • Infectious Groove
    • Liquid Soul 2016
    • Plum Tamarind Groove
    • Barrel-aged Hibiscus Saison
    • Space Ace Oddity
    • Arbre qui donne (2016) - BA Sour w/ Peaches
    • Blood of the Cherry (2016) - BA sour w/ Cherries
    • Scarlet Letter - Sour w/ cranberries
    • Tuppen's Demise - BA Sour w/ blueberries
    • Holiday in Aronia - BA Sour w/ Aronia Berries
    • Rhubarbarella - BA Sour w/ Rhubarb
    • Rabbit Fighter - Cherry Flanders
    • Bring me the Disco King (formerly Berry Gibbs) - BA Sour w/ blueberries & ginger
    • Project LO dry hopped w/Citra
     
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    Funk Factory's Pre GTMW Party on Friday:

    Forager Brewery
    Penrose Brewing
    Mikerphone Brewing
    Transient Artisan Ales
     
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    How do we acquire vip treatment? Last year's crowd was rough.
     
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    I'm hopeful between the tap room being open and the guest brewers it won't be so crazy. Plus I hear AleWatcher is going so he'll attract most of the crowd to his aura.
     
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    Know a guy, who knows a guy...
     
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    Details on the CW event at Lucille

    11am the following go on tap

    Mudpuppy Porter
    HHG APA
    Rift IPA
    Honey Blonde
    Ouisconsing Red
    Summarillo IPL
    Octoberfest Lager
    Caught in the Rain IPA w/ Pineapple & Coconut
    Bourbon Barrel Stout
    Bourbon Barrel Barleywine
    Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale
    Bourbon Barrel Vanilla Bean Stout
    De Kleine Dood
    The Promise
    El Ganador
    Bloody Sunrise

    *The first 50 pints of Rift (plus the CW logo pint) are free*

    *Every pint purchased from 11-4 receives a raffle ticket, winners will be drawn at 5pm for prizes, including CW Anniversary beer vertical (17, 18, 19)*

    Timed tappings -

    5:30 - Cassian Sunset
    6:30 - Nineteen
    7:30 - Black Gold
     
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    Kind of a cool graphic that isn't exactly complete, but gives a lot of information.
     
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    Rev killing it with that list.

    Also, MEADJITOS
     
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    So what are people thinking for Friday? I'm currently throwing this out there as a tentative plan for my 1st timer buddy that is coming. But, lol plans for GTMW Friday.

    New Glarus at 10ish>Madison by noon; hit the bars around the Square (Lucille's for Central Waters, Maduro for Bell's, Argus for FFF, maybe Essen Haus for Rev, etc.) > Funk Factory around 3 or 4 > dinner somewhere downtown > grab another one or 2 for an early night cap. Maybe get up to Malt House for the O'so event at some point.