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LoneStarTiger
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Three breweries from outside your distribution area



If you could pick three breweries that do not currently distribute where you live, what three would you like to see come to your market? (try to be somewhat realistic, you know The Alchemist and Hill Farmstead aren't coming anytime soon)

With the addition of Firestone Walker to Texas (allegedly) and Founders on it's way, I think I'd go with Bell's and Three Floyds for the first two, but the third would be a tough call. I'd like better access to Alesmith or Lost Abbey, but having some of the eastern beers like Cigar City would be nice too.







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Geauxld Finger
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Ballast Point
Great Lakes
Three Floyds






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Rohan2Reed
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just off the top of my head at 9 am on a Tuesday:

Southern Tier
Cigar City
Smuttynose






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s14suspense
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but having some of the eastern beers like Cigar City would be nice too.



If we just got everything in Louisiana that is produced in the southeast I'd be a very happy man. Texas has so many good breweries all the way over to Florida... I'd be set for a long time.






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F machine
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Belle's
The Great Divide
I guess Cigar City...having a hard time thinking of a third one other than that






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Jax-Tiger
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I am working in Portland, OR, and I have found that I don't have a want for any beers outside of Portland. Gonna take me a while to try all that's available here. By the time I get through them all, I will have forgotten half of them and will have to start over. I'm set for years to come...





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tetu
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Cigar City
Three Floyds
Bruery






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Salmon
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Jester King
Cigar City
The Bruery






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Mottleduk
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Left Coast
Three Floyd's
Terrapin






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Rouge
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Firestone Walker to Texas (allegedly)
no allegedly about it

FW was at my grocery store yesterday






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s14suspense
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quote:

Cigar City
Three Floyds
Bruery



This would work too. Although it probably wouldn't sell well and we'd be bitching about 6 month old arctic panzerwolf in no time



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Rouge
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Cantillion
Jolly Pumpkin
Terrapin






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Lloyd Christmas
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Bell's
Russian River
Cigar City






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BottomlandBrew
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Jester King
Cigar City
Russian River






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Rouge
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quote:

try to be somewhat realistic
love all the people saying Russian River and Three Floyds considering the above






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Dav
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Three Floyds
Russian River
Bell's

Honestly I could go on and on since most brewery shite on LA when it comes to distribution.






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BMoney
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The Alchemist
Hill Farmstead
Russian River



Now for my real answer:

Three Floyds (would always have Zombie Dust in my fridge)
Firestone Walker (Double Jack and Wookie Jack)
Great Divide (for the various Yeti incarnations)

I could come up with another dozen or two that I would be just as happy to have.






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oilmanNO
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Red Lodge Ales
Red Lodge Ales
Red Lodge Ales






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Tiger Ryno
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Has LSUballs come into to post "Miller Light" yet?





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BottomlandBrew
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quote:

love all the people saying Russian River and Three Floyds considering the above


Russian River produces 14,000 bbl a year Source and Three Floyds is 20,000 bbl a year Source. I don't think that makes them unrealistic, especially considering the trend of West Coast brewers opening eastern facilities.






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