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What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?

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Offline Flash

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What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« on: February 15, 2018, 07:57:47 PM »
Still in disbelief from my early December trip to the Park. To my shock and disappointment, the Lodge is no longer serving Big Bend Brewing Company, in my opinion the best beer west of the Pecos. Not having a nice draft Porter or IPA to wash down my meal made the Lodge food seem, well, mediocre at best. I did not realize how much I enjoyed that aspect until it was gone. Has anyone been to the Lodge since early December who can confirm if this travesty has persisted or better still can bring good news of the falling out having since been patched up?   :beer_chug:

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Offline wrangler88

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2018, 09:25:09 PM »
That's funny. When I was there a couple weekends ago I almost drove up to the Basin for that reason and that reason only.

Looks like I made the right call. Although I didn't know it at the time. I really enjoy the hefenweizen.

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2018, 07:51:10 AM »
Wow! That's terrible news.  I don't know if the beer tasted good anywhere else...it just tasted so good there!  And at the Star Light..

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Offline Talusman

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2018, 12:42:38 PM »
Be up  there in 5 weeks and I'll check. Hope the Starlight does not drop it!
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Offline engstrombri

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2018, 12:48:39 PM »
That would be surprising. When I was there the weekend before Christmas they still had 6 packs in the basin convenience store.

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Offline Flash

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2018, 01:19:29 PM »
That would be surprising. When I was there the weekend before Christmas they still had 6 packs in the basin convenience store.

Let me clarify. All the stores in park and the general area were still selling BBBC. When I asked the nice lady who was tending the bar, she said she didn't want to talk about it. Best I could gather, there seemed to have been a difficulty between the distributor and Forever Resorts, perhaps in getting the beer delivered in a timely manner. I say they need to work it out and get it flowing again.  :kaos-cactus06:

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Offline Talusman

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2018, 02:16:54 PM »
That would be surprising. When I was there the weekend before Christmas they still had 6 packs in the basin convenience store.

6 packs do not equal a keg. Tap beer is much better
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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2018, 03:11:52 PM »
Seems like when we were at the starlight just before Christmas they also were at least out of Big Bend brewing beer too

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Offline Flash

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2018, 03:31:10 PM »
Having that Big Bend Brewing Company beer on tap in the Lodge is a big draw in my book, excuse the pun.   :icon_smile:

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2018, 05:06:17 PM »
The IPA was my fave......
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Offline Flash

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2018, 05:18:17 PM »
The IPA was my fave......
Still is for me. My souvenirs now are 6-pack from the Cottonwood!  :celebrate:

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Offline Demon Deacon

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2018, 09:34:25 PM »
Plenty Big Bend Brewing choices on draft at Starlight mid-January. I seriously doubt that goes away. Did not go into the lodge though, as it is perpetually underwhelming in our experience. This only reinforces that opinion.

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Offline Talusman

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2018, 08:36:18 AM »
Plenty Big Bend Brewing choices on draft at Starlight mid-January. I seriously doubt that goes away. Did not go into the lodge though, as it is perpetually underwhelming in our experience. This only reinforces that opinion.

Agreed, and as Flash noted, it was the ONLY reason I liked to get in there after a hard day. I could tolerate the rest with the beer. Without it, my experiences at the bar are now tapped out.
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Offline Flash

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2018, 10:09:22 PM »
Is the BBBC back on tap yet in the Lodge? Inquiring minds wish to know...   :icon_confused:

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Re: What? Big Bend Brewing Company no longer on tap at the Lodge?
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2018, 05:29:30 PM »
Is the BBBC back on tap yet in the Lodge? Inquiring minds wish to know...   :icon_confused:

No. The bartender told me that because the beer is now being brewed in Florida and shipped to Texas, they are no longer serving it
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