US - Great Lakes The Metro Detroit Thread

Discussion in 'Beer Travel, Events and Releases' started by Michigan, Jul 14, 2014.

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  1. steimie

    steimie Premium Athletic Supporter Contributor

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    Miniscule amounts today. 8 Degrees not even bothering to sell what they have. Holiday with 2 bottle limit.
     
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  2. cneville

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    i grabbed a couple from plum here but it seems to be super limited everywhere
     
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    Closing the Ferndale 8 Degrees sort of sucks. Detroit is obviously where he's making all his money, but losing the one in Ferndale sucks for those of us in SE Oakland Co.
     
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  4. Wino

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    Probably the wrong thread, but does anyone know any good bottle shops around Traverse City that would have BCBS and variants next week?
     
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    Tilleys. Stop next door to frenchies for a pastrami sandwich if they are open.
     
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  6. steimie

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    Well, they finally started canning...

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    On a related note, I was at the Warren location yesterday to grab an Eisbock bottle for a buddy. They had the solstice bottle list on the bar. I didn't snap a pic, but I remember vanilla BB4D, BA Solstice stout, BA American Imperial stout, Solar Eclipse.

    Edit--here's the solstice list:

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  7. DanH11

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    They have canned before. They have that double amber that has been for sale for like a year.

    Bold choice to start canning with that an donly know get around to more well known of your beers
     
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  8. drinkypoo

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    BA Solstice.... remind me, was that the 4D + Solstice blend they did a couple years ago or am I thinking something else?

    And Immortal Undead? Deets?

    No BBBW? Just reg. Bummer.
     
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  9. Jb123

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    Orange blossom honey blends perfectly with rich, yet soft, pear and assertive cherries. It is sweet up front with layers of fruit in the middle. The finish is tart with a soft carbonation. in the land of the Undead, there is but one Immortal!
     
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    I don’t remember if Solstice Stout was a blend or not. Just remember it being great.
     
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    Wow, so much bitching about the bourbon going on sale at Holiday today. Jesus, whiskey people are the worst.
     
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    Wow, that’s some first class entitlement on FB. #insidertrading
     
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    Thank you for posting this. Fucking dumbshits on Facebook. Probably only go to Holiday for special releases.
     
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    Wow. Just reading some of that from some of the worst.

    I haven't been to Holiday since 8 Degrees opened up. I don't miss it most of the time.

    Also, anyone ever hit up Steve's Party Store. Guy gets a lot of good stuff. He's swimming in inventory and lots stacked on the floor. Interesting little spot in Hamtramck.
     
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    That Holiday post is glorious. It has it all: conspiracy theories, people calling to raise the price so it doesn't sell out immediately, raffles even though that's illegal and they got in trouble for that last year, entitlement, people being surprised super rare stuff with extremely low bottle counts sold out immediately.

    Chill.
     
  16. drinkypoo

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    Anyone got a Panther Cub (or two) to spare for a feller who was out of town during the release?
    I hate dipping my toes into the FB groups. I feel dirty.

    Also, anyone have any interest in a Utopias? I'm still working on mine from a couple years ago. Got the latest one and not sure when/if I'll get around to it.
     
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    And the Kuhnhenn stuff is up ahead of publicized schedule.

    I even grabbed Tripa. #noragrets
     
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    I wanted that BA stout, but not at $9/12oz.

    Helluva beer, though.
     
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    Not surprised they were selling bottles early. Lol. Checked at 1145 and bought all I wanted.

    Last year when they were beta testing the site I managed to buy a few 4 packs. On the day of the sale, they sold them early as well.
     
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    Got some ba4d and vanilla 4d. Glad it was still there, totally forgot about the sale