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Vermont Brewers Festival | The Great Annual Beer Cave Release

Vermont Brewers Festival 2018 is here!

 

*** BEER LIST WILL BE UPDATED AS BREWERIES DELIVER A FEW SUPER SPECIAL BREWS TO US LAST MINUTE… 🙂 ***

 

Our independent, Vermont family owned store is proud to not only have a huge stock of craveable beers from around the globe, but we have the best and largest selection of the fresh Vermont beers you’re looking for.

Whether you are on the hunt for small batch / obscure sours, a rainbow fresh VT hoppiness, or want to go the dark side… our mighty selection will quench any thirst!

We are delighted that the amazing time of the year is here when we delve into the depths of our beer cave, and unearth spectacular brews from the depths of our hoard to stun your senses – stay tuned, breweries are dropping off special beers on their way to the festival.

Yes, will we have an selection of Cantillon, Tilquin Geuze,
3 Fonteinen
, and other wonderful brews – we do encourage you to unleash your palate and explore exciting new craft beers from places Brazil, Estonia, Thailand, and others that you have never tried in addition to beers from our local Vermont and Québec friends.

We look forward to the opportunity to make your life more delicious this and every weekend – we don’t just sell great beer (and wine and spirits), we sell them with great heart.

Cheers!

– Jen, George, Todd, Jason, Kate, Dave, and the rest of the Beverage Warehouse Family

 

 

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*** Note: the BIGGEST RELEASE OF THE YEAR IS 10:00 AM SATURDAY, JULY 21st.  NOT Sunday ***

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(information below is subject to change due to distributor logistics and beer just selling out!)

 

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Release Schedule:

  • FRI 07/20 10:00 AM – Friday Highlights:  Vintage Stouts/Ales, Lawson’s (WHEN DELIVERY IS COMPLETE – We can’t sell beer we don’t have!)  Read  more below!
  • SAT 07/21 10:00 AM – BIGGEST RELEASE OF THE YEAR!  Details coming VERY soon!  You don’t want to miss out.
  • SUN 07/22 11:00 AM – Additional release of fresh Vermont beer to grab ‘n go!

 

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FRIDAY, JULY 20th Overview:

~ Friday Retail Hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM ~

  • Alchemist | Focal Banger – OODLES!
  • Alchemist | Heady Topper – LOTS!
  • Make The Cut | Our Saving Grace – VT Homebrew Year 4 Champion – One time brew of a super juicy VT/NE-IPA so collect these cans while you… ‘can’!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Sip of Sunshine – APLENTY!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Super Session #7 – HEAPS!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Hopzilla Double IPA Bottles (Friday allocation sold out)
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids & Otter Creek | Double or Nothing Oaked Maple Barleywine – Growler bar only – our last keg and quite possibly the last one around!

10AM Friday Release:

  • Tilquin | Stout Rullquin ( More on Sat 10 AM)
  • Dogfish Head | Olde School | Barleywine | 2016 Vintage
    ( More on Sat 10 AM)
  • Dogfish Head | World Wide Stout | 2016 Vintage
    ( More on Sat 10 AM)
  • Founders | Backwoods Bastard | 2017 Vintage
    ( More on Sat 10 AM)
  • Founders | KBS | Kentucky Breakfast Stout ( More on Sat 10 AM)
  • Founders | CBS | Canadian Breakfast Stout | 2017 Vintage
    ( More on Sat 10 AM)
  • Goose Island | BCBS | Bourbon County Brand Stout | 2017 VIntage ( More on Sat 10 AM)

 

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SATURDAY JULY 21st Fresh VT Beer Release and THE GREAT ANNUAL BEER CAVE RELEASE: 10:00 AM

~ Saturday Retail Hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM ~

  • Alchemist | Focal Banger – OODLES!
  • Alchemist | Heady Topper – LOTS!
  • Make The Cut | Our Saving Grace – VT Homebrew Year 4 Champion – One time brew of a super juicy VT/NE-IPA so collect these cans while you… ‘can’!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Sip of Sunshine – APLENTY!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Super Session #7 – HEAPS!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Hopzilla Double IPA

 

3 Fonteinen, Cantillon, Tilquin release at 10:00 AM, you may have:

One (1) bottle of Cantillon (very limited)
and
One (1) bottle of 3 Fonteinen or Tilquin

(some bottles will of course sell out faster than others and are of limited quantity – and taste!)

3 Fonteinen, Cantillon, Tilquin selection:

  • 3 Fonteinen | Oude Geuze | 2015 375ml
  • 3 Fonteinen | Oude Geuze | 2016 | 375ml
  • 3 Fonteinen | Oude Geuze | 2016/2017 | 375ml
  • 3 Fonteinen | Oude Kriek Geuze – Cherry 2015 | 375ml
  • 3 Fonteinen | Oude Kriek Geuze – Cherry 2016/2017 | 375ml
  • Cantillon | Classic Gueuze | 2015 | 375ml
  • Tilquin | Oude Geuze | 2015/2016 | 375ml
  • Tilquin | Oude Geuze | 2015/2016 | 750ml
  • Tilquin | Oude Geuze | 2016/2017 | 750ml
  • Tilquin | Quetsche – Plumb | 2016/2017 | 375ml
  • Tilquin | Stout Rullquin | 2014/2015 | 750ml
  • Tilquin | Stout Rullquin | 2016/2017 | 750ml
  • Tilquin | Stout Rullquin2 – Squared | 2012/2013 | 750ml

Fresh Vermont delights! 

  • Burlington Beer Co. | It’s Complicated Being a Wizard | Double IPA | 8% ABV
  • Burlington Beer Co. | Peasant King | Double IPA | 9% ABV
    Burlington Beer Co. | Strawberry Whale Cake | Strawberry Cream Ale
  • Burlington Beer Co. | You Can’t Get There From Here | Black Raspberry & Currant Gose | 4.5% ABV
  • Burlington Beer Co. | You Can’t Get There From Here | Strawberry Rhubarb Gose | 4.5% ABV
  • Fiddlehead | Rarefied Air | Hoppy Pale Ale | 5% ABV
  • Fiddlehead | Second Fiddle | Double IPA | 8.2% ABV
  • Foley | Pieces of 8 | Double VT IPA with 8 hop varieties | 8% ABV
  • Four Quarters | Paddle On | Brut IPA with Mosaic and Ella hops | 7% ABV
  • Four Quarters | Pickle Juice | Sour Ale with Cucumbers, Honeydew, and fresh Dill | 4.5%
  • Frost Beer Works | (something special is coming – to be updated)
  • Frost Beer Works | Lush | Double IPA | 8% ABV
  • Good Measure | (something special is coming – to be updated)
  • Good Measure | Social Club | American Pale Ale | 5.2% ABV
  • Green Empire | Side Business | IPA (with extra dankness) | 7% ABV
  • Hogback | Park Filling Station | Refreshing Kolsch | 5.1% ABV
  • Hogback | RW Shadrick Motor Sales | Lively Gose | 5.6% ABV
  • Make The Cut | Our Saving Grace – Year Four VT Homebrew Contest Champion | Mosaic, Citra, & Ekuanot hopped juicy VTIPA | 7.3% ABV
  • Upper Pass | First Drop | VT Pale Ale w/ Mosaic, Azacca, Centennial, & Citra Hops | 5.9% ABV
  • Zero Gravity | (something special is coming – to be updated)
  • Zero Gravity | Strawberry Moon | Sour Ale with Strawberries | 5.2% ABV

 

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SUNDAY, JULY 22nd Overview:

~ Sunday Retail Hours: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM ~

  • Alchemist | Focal Banger – EARLY BIRD GET’S THE FOCAL!
  • Alchemist | Heady Topper – AVAILABLE TILL IT’S NOT 🙂 !
  • Make The Cut | Our Saving Grace – VT Homebrew Year 4 Champion – One time brew of a super juicy VT/NE-IPA so collect these cans while you… ‘can’!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Sip of Sunshine – APLENTY!
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids | Super Session #7 – HEAPS!

 

 

9:00 AM Saturday 07/22 | Mega Beer Cave Release!

Our annual Vermont Brewers Festival beer cave release is here!

9:00 SATURDAY morning is our BIGGEST BEER RELEASE of the year!

We’re opening the doors at 9:00 to make available:

  • The Alchemist Heady Topper Double IPA – 1 case at least to the first 50 people in line, then it breaks down to less than a case per person
  • Lawson’s Sip of Sunshine Double IPA – 1 case at least to the first 50 people in line, then it breaks down to less than a case per person
  • Lawson’s Bottles (special foils!) – 1 bottle per person while they last
  • Fiddlehead Second Fiddle Double IPA – One 4pk per person while it lasts
  • 14th Star Triple Play IIPA – One 4pk per person while it lasts
  • SingleCut Softly Spoken Magic Spells Cans – One 4pk per person while it lasts
  • Zero Gravity Strawberry Moon – One 6pk per person while it lasts
  • 2017 Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) – 1 bottle per person while they last
  • 2016 Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) – 1 bottle per person while they last
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids & Otter Creek | Double or Nothing – 1 bottle per person while they last

First 50 people in line get to select 1 bottle, (not 1 from each brewery! 🙂 ) of:  Cantillon (Classic Gueuze) / 3 Fonteinen / Tilquin

There is a super limited, mixed supply of Cantillon, 3 Fonteinen, & Tilquin, so people towards the front of the first 50 people in line will have a better selection than people towards the back of the 50 pack 🙂

 

Vermont Brewers Festival | 2017 | Beer Cave Release | FRI 07/21

Vermont Brewers Festival 2017 is here!

It’s that wonderful time of the year when we delve into the depths of our beer cave, and unearth beers from the depths of our hoard to stun your senses!

First off, the BIGGEST RELEASE OF THE YEAR IS 9:00 AM SATURDAY, JULY 22nd.  NOT Sunday.

  • 07/21 10:00 AM – Friday Highlights – Vintage Stouts, Lawson’s (WHEN DELIVERY IS COMPLETE – We can’t sell beer we don’t have!) Finest Liquids, Sour Beer, Fresh IPA
  • 07/22 SAT 9:00 AM – BIGGEST RELEASE OF THE YEAR!!  Details coming VERY soon!  You don’t want to miss out.
  • 07/23 SUN – Details coming soon

 

FRIDAY, JULY 21st DETAILS:

07/21 Lawson’s Finest Release: When the truck arrives, it is usually out for sale by 10a

  • Sip of Sunshine – 2 packs per person – In Stock 🙂
  • Hopzilla Double IPA Bottles – Sold Out 🙂 

 

07/21 Fresh VT Beer Release: 10a

  • The Alchemist Heady Topper – 1 pack per person
  • Make The Cut | Squeeze The Day – Homebrew champion Fruit sour 4 pack cans – NEW
  • 14th Star Vermonter Weiss | Berliner Weiss – NEW
  • Burlington Beer Co. | Peasant King DIPA
  • Frost Beer Works | Mistral
  • Lost Nation | Smoked Helles – NEW

 

07/21 Friday 10a Release – Select One BOTTLE:

  • 2017 Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS)
  • 2016 Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS)
  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids & Otter Creek | Double or Nothing
  • Siren | Caribbean Chocolate Cake
  • Firestone Walker | Parabola

 

07/21 Friday Special Release:

  • Les Trois Mousquetaires | Porter Baltique – Special Edition Brandy & Bourbon Barrel Aged
  • Founders | Lizard of Koz – Blueberry Bourbon Barrel Stout
  • Almanac | Farmer’s Reserve Cru – 2015 Vintage
  • The Bruery | White Chocolate Boubon Barrel & Vanilla
  • The Bruery | So Happens it’s Tuesday
  • Westbrook & Evil Twin – Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Stout
  • Two Roads | Two Juicy DIPA
  • Allagash | Mattina Rossa
  • Allagash | Astrid
  • Dogfish Head | World Wide Stout
  • Dogfish Head | Olde School
  • Jack’s Abby | Barrel Aged Framinghammer – Mole
  • Jack’s Abby | Barrel-Aged Framinghammer – Bourbon
  • Jack’s Abby | Barrel-Aged Framinghammer – Cordon Rouge
  • Great Divide | Bourbon Barrel Aged Yeti

2017 Vermont Brewers Festival | Beer Cave Release | Preliminary Information

Welcome to the first installment of our annual VT Brewers Festival Beer Cave Release!

Today, we’re slightly cracking open the case of just a bit to let you know about some of our treasured beers to help you start planning your plundering of some of the most sought after beers in the world.

Every year, we drag you down in into the depths of our beer cave… this year, we’re making it even easier for you to wow your pals and palates with fresh Vermont beer, aged stouts, mind bending sours… and… ****ing awesome ****** special  beers from ********* and ****** and ************ and so many more.

Whether it’d be fresh Alchemist & Lawson’s or VT beers we’re not allowed to talk about yet, we have you covered.  No reservations, no saving beer, no trading for favors, no peeling off $20’s, first come, first served, all deployed with no shenanigan pricing – we revel in making people happy!

2017 Schedule:

  • 07/21 – FRI 10a – beer release information coming
  • 07-22 – SAT 9a – beer release information coming
  • 07/23 – SUN 10a – beer release information coming

Stay tuned… detailed information about new Friday and Saturday morning beer releases during Vermont Brewers Festival is coming out soon.

You know we go BIG, and that you don’t want to miss out.