• fretwalker
    fretwalker For a change, I have a little (very little) advance notice on a trip... this is very rare!  I'm going to be in Beloit, WI, Monday morning, Sept 9.  Can anyone recommend a good beer store? I'm looking mainly for Central Waters' Brewers Reserve and Tyranena...  more
    • September 7, 2013
    • fretwalker
      Mark There are good reviews online for Badger Spirits - 2621 Prairie Ave - tel (608) 362-3000
      • September 7, 2013
    • fretwalker
      Paul Mike, first, go up I74, stop at Distihl's brewng in Bloomington, IL. great beer, great service. Secondly, any Woodman's or Pak and Save stores have great selections. Thirdly, you're only half an hour from New Glarus, need I say more??? Monroe (Huber br...  more
    • fretwalker
      Paul and by the way, try Furthermore and Lake Loiue breweries, you'll be impressed. when are you and I going drinking again?
      • September 7, 2013
    • fretwalker
      RichsWorldBeerTour See if they have an Bourbon Barrel Scottish Ale. Unbelievable! Enjoy Central Waters. I need to make the pilgrimage someday!
      • September 8, 2013
    • fretwalker
      fretwalker Mark, Badger's website looks promising, thanks!
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      fretwalker Paul, I'm afraid the timing just won't work for side trips, damnit. I'm dropping my cargo at 7am, doing some beer shopping and heading back. Destihl sounds terrific, I just checked the menu and plan to stop there for lunch on the way back. I hit a Pick...  more
      • September 8, 2013
    • fretwalker
      fretwalker Rich, that's at the top of my list; I'll get a case if I can. The two 4-packs I had didn't last long at all... saved 2 bottles for the cellar, and I'm having a hard time forgetting they're there!
      • September 8, 2013
    • fretwalker
      fretwalker Well, I'm back home after a successful trip. I did get a case of the CW Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale, got it at Badger. Paul, have you tasted this one? Destihl was great, had a very good Cuban sandwich and an excellent Impy Red at their Champaign location...  more
    • fretwalker
      RichsWorldBeerTour If you don't like the Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale, I'll take them all off your hands!!
      • September 10, 2013
    • fretwalker
      fretwalker Rich, I'd already had two 4-packs a few weeks ago; I knew what I was getting! I'm open to exorbitant offers, though!