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6 people wander into an LCBO and split a 6-pack...

  • Jun 27, 2013 · 5:30 PM

I had a really good beer last night, a beer I'd never tried. (Okanagan Springs Summer Weizen.) It got me thinking that I needed to go to the LCBO and try a whole bunch of new beer.

However, what I really want to do is buy a mixed 6-pack. That got me thinking - we have a lot of people in the beer group - surely, we can buy 6 different 6-packs, and then divide up the spoils - creating the most perfect 6-pack?

How it might work:

- 6 beer lovers show up at the LCBO.

- Each person picks a 6-pack of something they'd like to try. (Keeping the prices somewhat reasonable - this is not the time to try the super-rare, Belgian Trappist $100 for a 6-pack beer.)

- One person pays for all the beer at the counter.

- Each person owes the person who paid 1/6 of the bill.

- We divide up the 6-packs in the parking lot, and everyone goes home with a mixed 6-pack. Happiness!


Because you are rather essential to the math of the whole thing - please SHOW UP if you sign up!

I'll keep this one for 6 people - but if you want to go, add yourself to the waitlist, and if there are 6 people on the waitlist, I'll open up another event, and so on.


Oh - there are a couple of places to stick around and have a beer after. I won't be doing this - there's been lots of drinking going on, and I need to get some other things done, but if you'd like to drink a pint after, I'm sure someone can be persuaded to join you - the Monk's Table isn't far, and neither is the Rebel House.

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  • Jaison

    Great idea Reethi! We should do it again sometime. I hope you guys didn't mind the Moroccan Brown ale; it's kind of an acquired taste with all the flavours they add. At the last minute I dropped the "easy-going" pilsner lager for the ale since we'd be having at least half the pack to ourselves. Even if ya don't like it it's an experience at least!

    June 28, 2013

  • Darrel N.

    I'm so sorry, I didn't get a reminder and I totally forgot about this, jeeez I feel so bad!

    June 27, 2013

  • Brian H

    Hey guys, looking forward to it. If we can't find each other, just give me a quick text: [masked]-7755. Thanks.

    June 27, 2013

  • Marilyn D

    Fun idea!!

    June 26, 2013

  • Sue

    I'm sorry! I totally forgot my bro's birthday!

    June 25, 2013

  • Reethi

    Roxanne - good to know!

    June 22, 2013

  • Jaison

    I still haven't picked up BO's "10 Bitter Years", so I'll get that for myself and a 6-pk of another dark ale/beer.

    June 20, 2013

  • Roxanne


    Last time I was at Scrivener they let me buy singles of any beer, six pack included. They're totally inconsistent on this. If one person says "no", demand it from another!

    June 20, 2013

  • Carolynn

    Love the idea. Anyone want to try the same thing at the kingsway location?!

    June 20, 2013

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