Phillips Hop Circle IPA

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Phillips Hop Circle IPA

Postby wittaker » Thu Dec 16, 2010 8:05 pm

There are 13 sixes of Hop Circle IPA in the sale section at the Crossroads LCBO Weston and 401 as of Thursday at 4. Although best before date is December 20.
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Postby TheSevenDuffs » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:19 pm

How did these end up at the LCBO? Strange...
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Postby wilco » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:41 pm

Just a guess, but maybe a private order that wasn't picked up?
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Postby SteelbackGuy » Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:20 pm

wilco wrote:Just a guess, but maybe a private order that wasn't picked up?



Exactly. Happens all the time. Usually with a restaurant order.


You don't pick it up, we sell it. I've lucked out in the past with Chimay Blue Bombers and Victory Storm King, and others.
It is a good beer, though a re-brand of their IPA from years past.
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Postby wittaker » Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:12 am

$1.50 each and quite tasty. :)
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Postby SteelbackGuy » Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:16 am

wittaker wrote:$1.50 each and quite tasty. :)



Yup. When stuff from private orders goes to the floor, it is usually at a discounted rate as to sell it fast. I think I paid $1.50 for Storm Kings and $4.00 for Chimay Blue 750s.
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Postby Derek » Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:19 am

They've tweaked the recipe a bit and it's a solid IPA. Not as much hop flavour as the Central City, not nearly the bitterness of Driftwood, but a really good drinker.
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Postby Belgian » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:08 am

SteelbackGuy wrote:
wittaker wrote:$1.50 each and quite tasty. :)


Yup. When stuff from private orders goes to the floor, it is usually at a discounted rate as to sell it fast. I think I paid $1.50 for Storm Kings and $4.00 for Chimay Blue 750s.


Sick prices! I realize the usual 'responsible socialism' pricing policy goes out the window on sales. The original customer has after all already paid 50% of the order cost, and it's a one-off thing.
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Postby toweringpine » Fri Dec 17, 2010 1:11 pm

It is going fast. I had a friend grab 2 - 6ers for me and one for himself. He said there were only three left and that was a couple hours ago! I am looking forward to trying it tonight. If it lives up to the reviews, what a great bargain!
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Postby icemachine » Fri Dec 17, 2010 1:15 pm

toweringpine wrote:It is going fast. I had a friend grab 2 - 6ers for me and one for himself. He said there were only three left and that was a couple hours ago! I am looking forward to trying it tonight. If it lives up to the reviews, what a great bargain!


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Postby toweringpine » Fri Dec 17, 2010 1:18 pm

I think that's what he saw on the shelf - if there is more in the back I suspect he didn't ask.
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Postby cannondale » Fri Dec 17, 2010 1:56 pm

There were 8 more sixers after I grabbed 1 about a half hour ago. They are stacked on flats in a clearance section between the beer section and the front of the store.

Cashier pulled out a calculator to figure out what the blazes 1.5 x 6 equals.
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Postby Belgian » Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:18 pm

cannondale wrote:Cashier pulled out a calculator to figure out what the blazes 1.5 x 6 equals.


I think my brain just exploded. Wait. No it was just a few "incredulity cells."
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Postby Jon Walker » Sat Dec 18, 2010 12:39 am

That's a hell of a price. Phillips Hopcircle IPA costs about $13 a six here in B.C.
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Postby sprague11 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 3:04 pm

And here I am stuck in Newmarket :(

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