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Anyone know if Ouroboros has been selling out each day? I'm coming up on Saturday and was hoping I'd have no problem strolling in at 2ish after the early crowd and still having access to everything.
 
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it's always nice to work all day and then get in the car drive 15 and half hours through the night to have breakfast. FYI I love Vermont, lol.

You sir, are an inspiration! Wow... I made the trip about 1.5 months ago and my drive is only about 10 hours! Enjoy... it will certainly be worth it!
 
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A "new" beer this week... Alena and Citra Skadoosh again! :D:D

Humbling ISO each... Any friendly VT'ers able to help? Could offer JO's in return amongst other things
 
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You forgot about them filling growlers again!! Oh, wait... that’s just be dreaming I could use my 2 $40 stainless steel paperweights they sold me and I filled twice.
They had an opportunity to really create something with that - locals only, small batch - whatever. Seriously, though effin paperweights. It's the only thing that's really burned me with them over the years.
 
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Was up this week. Noticed that Crusher is no longer 9% but is now 8%
Just drank a can of 8% Crusher picked up from the brewery fresh this week. I didn’t like Crusher because it was 9%, full of calories, wayyyyy too sweet and had a weird after taste, hard to describe, but I can say with confidence I still don’t like Crusher. Tastes the same to me. Then again I haven’t had a can of Crusher in over a year, so tough to compare 9% verison with 8%, glad I only bought 1 can.

Also, making an observation, Focal has been hitting distro as well. Every store I went into that carried Heady had Focal sitting right next to it for sale. Is it just not selling as well ? It also seems kinda overkill to have Focal & Heady for sale at 4 retail locations just on RT108 within a 2 mile radius of the brewery. There have always been rumblings of distro to Mass, but recently I’ve heard the rumors are out in full force recently...... would solve the problem of beer sitting on the shelf in VT.

I still enjoy Heady tho ;)
 
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They sent a decent amount of Focal Banger to Philly while only sending a little Heady, so I'm guessing they just had a lot of Focal recently.
 
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Just drank a can of 8% Crusher picked up from the brewery fresh this week. I didn’t like Crusher because it was 9%, full of calories, wayyyyy too sweet and had a weird after taste, hard to describe, but I can say with confidence I still don’t like Crusher. Tastes the same to me. Then again I haven’t had a can of Crusher in over a year, so tough to compare 9% verison with 8%, glad I only bought 1 can.

Also, making an observation, Focal has been hitting distro as well. Every store I went into that carried Heady had Focal sitting right next to it for sale. Is it just not selling as well ? It also seems kinda overkill to have Focal & Heady for sale at 4 retail locations just on RT108 within a 2 mile radius of the brewery. There have always been rumblings of distro to Mass, but recently I’ve heard the rumors are out in full force recently...... would solve the problem of beer sitting on the shelf in VT.

I still enjoy Heady tho ;)
NYC has been getting quite a bunch of Focal and Heady lately (for on site consumption only).
 
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Just drank a can of 8% Crusher picked up from the brewery fresh this week. I didn’t like Crusher because it was 9%, full of calories, wayyyyy too sweet and had a weird after taste, hard to describe, but I can say with confidence I still don’t like Crusher. Tastes the same to me. Then again I haven’t had a can of Crusher in over a year, so tough to compare 9% verison with 8%, glad I only bought 1 can.

Also, making an observation, Focal has been hitting distro as well. Every store I went into that carried Heady had Focal sitting right next to it for sale. Is it just not selling as well ? It also seems kinda overkill to have Focal & Heady for sale at 4 retail locations just on RT108 within a 2 mile radius of the brewery. There have always been rumblings of distro to Mass, but recently I’ve heard the rumors are out in full force recently...... would solve the problem of beer sitting on the shelf in VT.

I still enjoy Heady tho ;)
Would love to see kegs of HT and FB back around the area. Tap lists have been lacking recently. Brewery was very crowded both days last week (Thursday and Friday) so not sure the scenario with shipping out to Mass. I think it sometimes ebbs and flows based on season.

Is the prevailing feeling that there isn't enough diversity in this "3 new haze cans" per week world we live in?
 
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