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Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:58 am
by biegaman
Was there yesterday and saw:

3 cases of Rodenbach Grand Cru (330ml) - $3.35

Also a from an obscure Mexican craft brewer...
Several cases of Ocho Reales Gluten-Free Pilsner - https://www.ratebeer.com/beer/ocho-real ... er/398988/
Several cases of Ocho Reales Porter - https://www.ratebeer.com/beer/ocho-real ... er/328571/
Each priced somewhere around $2.85/330ml.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:53 pm
by beerstodiscover
I don't know what's going on but this clearance section has been on fire lately.

Seen tonight:

Mikkeller It's Alive - Lychee and wine barrel version. 375 ml $14.10. 8 bottles left

Alvinne Sigma and Phi. 330 ml $2.90. BB Jan 2019. 10 cases of each.

Achel 8 330 ml $3.25. Two different bottlings both BB 2018 IIRC. About 10 cases.

Timmermans Peche Lambic. 250 ml $2.80. About 10 cases.

Update: the Rodenbach mentioned in an earlier post is gone.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:52 pm
by Belgian
beerstodiscover wrote:I don't know what's going on but this clearance section has been on fire lately.

I was looking around on Monday going 'where is all the great clearance beer I keep hearing about?'

Kinda worth the trip, it's a fast route (got my 2012 Vacqueyras.)

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:30 am
by biegaman
beerstodiscover wrote:I don't know what's going on but this clearance section has been on fire lately.

Last week a friend mentioned finding Kriek de Ranke and Freigeist Unfiltered Kolsch. Who knows what's happening?

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:57 am
by beerstodiscover
biegaman wrote: Who knows what's happening?


Hmm. Well the Achel, Timmermans and Kriek de Ranke were all recently listed as online exclusives. And as of right now the Timmermans and Kriek de Ranke are no longer listed. No idea about the Alvinne, Mikkeller, etc. Odd, but I can't complain!

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 8:08 am
by spinrsx
achel blonde and bruin both in stock at this location. I'd stock up if I lived close by :(

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:26 am
by nelson
I checked it out yesterday,

Still lots of:

Alvinne Sigma and Phi. Got a bunch of these and opened a phi last night. Pretty much exploded out of the bottle when I opened it, but still tasted really good.
Achel Blond and Bruin

There's some of the Timmermans, but I couldn't find any of the Mikkeller It's Alive so that one might be gone.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:46 am
by beerstodiscover
The Mikkeller was there last night at around 10pm when I was there. It doesn't seem to be moving at the $14.10 price point, although that is a fair price IMO without having tasted it yet. If you're facing the entrance of the store there are about 6-7 bottles on the shelves on your right side, towards the front of the store, close to where the Mexican craft bottles are stacked.

The Alvinne Sigma and Phi are tasting great and a steal at $2.90.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:41 am
by Craig
I got cases of those Alvinne beers back when they were first imported. Delicious, but every single bottle was a gusher. Open with caution.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:23 pm
by nelson
beerstodiscover wrote:The Mikkeller was there last night at around 10pm when I was there. It doesn't seem to be moving at the $14.10 price point, although that is a fair price IMO without having tasted it yet. If you're facing the entrance of the store there are about 6-7 bottles on the shelves on your right side, towards the front of the store, close to where the Mexican craft bottles are stacked.

The Alvinne Sigma and Phi are tasting great and a steal at $2.90.


Oh man, guess I missed it.

Still though, not sure if I'd get it for $14 or not. . . I'm not the biggest lychee fan.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:26 pm
by Bobsy
nelson wrote:
beerstodiscover wrote:The Mikkeller was there last night at around 10pm when I was there. It doesn't seem to be moving at the $14.10 price point, although that is a fair price IMO without having tasted it yet. If you're facing the entrance of the store there are about 6-7 bottles on the shelves on your right side, towards the front of the store, close to where the Mexican craft bottles are stacked.

The Alvinne Sigma and Phi are tasting great and a steal at $2.90.


Oh man, guess I missed it.

Still though, not sure if I'd get it for $14 or not. . . I'm not the biggest lychee fan.


Still about 6 Mikkellers left in the clearance section, buried amongst the wines. Lots of the Achel, Alvinne, Timmermans and Mexican beer left, along with some random Greek beer I'd never heard of.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:53 pm
by Lukie
Man, that Achel Blond is drinking as good if not better than Chimay White. Boy, I'd love to have an Achel, Chimay, Westmalle side-by-side right now, this is one of my fav beer styles. They also now have Préaris Quadrocinno which is mighty delish if you have some Peche nostalgia. Once in a while, Weston/401 drops unexpected bombs on them unsuspecting bums.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:27 pm
by nelson
I stopped by yesterday but didn't see anything new that grabbed my eye. Couldn't find the Mikeller, even looking amongst the wine so either I'm blind or they are all gone now.

Ended up picking up some of the Achel blonde though cause I liked it so much, and more Phi. Still lots of both.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:39 pm
by Napalm Frog
There were 4 or 5 left NYE, far left on the wine clearance shelf some of the other beer were on, second shelf down. I assume by now those few would be gone.

Re: Crossroads (Weston & 401) clearance section

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:50 pm
by nelson
I checked here yesterday, and the Clearance section was moved and much smaller than before! I hope they aren't limiting what they offer. Nothing new either, just the Alvinne beers and the peach lambic.