New Maibrews

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New Maibrews

Postby Jake1605 » May 1st, 2019, 2:16 pm

3 week old Hopsmack is around, still King Sue. They changed their date label system around with a best by date. 4/1 Alpha Pale & 4/16 Hardway ipa are around
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby Remedy4me » May 3rd, 2019, 6:47 pm

I suppose that’s one way to try and get stock to move faster. Those January Pseudo Sue’s appear to be here for the long haul. Are they dated six months out?
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby Jake1605 » May 3rd, 2019, 6:48 pm

4 months I think
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby Remedy4me » May 3rd, 2019, 6:48 pm

Ok, that’s not bad
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby tylerajen » May 6th, 2019, 9:17 pm

Jake1605 wrote:3 week old Hopsmack is around, still King Sue. They changed their date label system around with a best by date. 4/1 Alpha Pale & 4/16 Hardway ipa are around


Yeah I just noticed that too. Yesterday I saw Hopsmack best before August?! So it would last, what, 4 months? I doubt it. I don't understand why they'd switch to this date format. Everybody uses bottled on/canned on dates.
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby Jake1605 » May 7th, 2019, 7:17 am

People who buy their beer watch dates and this will get more people to buy the product
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby tylerajen » May 7th, 2019, 8:46 am

Jake1605 wrote:People who buy their beer watch dates and this will get more people to buy the product

Yeah they've always had canned on/bottled on dates, which to me makes more sense because people can make their decisions based on that, but I guess. Do you think the canned on is 4 months before the "Best by" then?
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby Jake1605 » May 7th, 2019, 10:01 am

This will trick many into buying the beer when otherwise they wouldn’t, leading to fresh product more frequently. I think they need to strategize better, stagger down. 2nd and 3rd waves won’t sell as high as the first wave, sprinkle it out more instead of saturating.
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby localbrewer » May 13th, 2019, 12:21 pm

Tipsy's got Hold The Pancakes today, looks like they got three cases and I picked up the last one from their first opened case. It was a little over 23 dollars each. I really wish they had it on tap somewhere to try just a pour of it.
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Re: New Maibrews

Postby Jake1605 » May 13th, 2019, 5:49 pm

I bet those barrels were 400-600 bucks, I get the price point. You’re not just paying cost, labor & rent.
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