Ratebeer winter gathering kickoff thread

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decaturstevo
beers 6343 º places 200 º 18:17 Tue 8/14/2012

Any thoughts on where this may be this year. I know that in the past there has been some friction about not starting the thread early enough for everyone to get in a bid. I just want to throw it out there early. Anybody got any suggestions. I can’t host in Decatur but I would like to schedule my vacation asap. Any thoughts? cheerstevo

 
cbkschubert
beers 2901 º places 44 º 18:32 Tue 8/14/2012

Maybe the Southeast this time around?

 
Sledutah
beers 7841 º places 635 º 19:12 Tue 8/14/2012

I’m in, where ever it is. The last 2 RBWG were a blast. Wish I could have made it to the last SG in LA, it sounded like they had a great time.

 
SHIG
beers 4964 º places 286 º 19:26 Tue 8/14/2012

If I was sure uncle Sam would let me be home during the beginning of 2013. I would say Anchorage, I’m confident we could provide the winter in the gathering.....Shawn

 
jtclockwork
beers 17284 º places 515 º 19:28 Tue 8/14/2012

Someplace on the East coast would be great since the summer gathering was in CA.

 
Cletus
beers 6368 º places 233 º 19:35 Tue 8/14/2012

I think this one should be in North Dakota.

 
drowland
beers 9077 º places 286 º 19:42 Tue 8/14/2012

Now I’m just confused.

 
douglas88
admin
beers 9631 º places 337 º 20:33 Tue 8/14/2012

Originally posted by SHIG
If I was sure uncle Sam would let me be home during the beginning of 2013. I would say Anchorage, I’m confident we could provide the winter in the gathering.....Shawn


With the BW festival. That was an idea before. I’m up for it.

 
Terminus
beers 3716 º places 367 º 23:16 Tue 8/14/2012

My vote for this year is St Louis-the town is going through a massive beer revolution. Go figure, it started to happen right after i left there in 2009! even though its a little more north, the weather isnt all that cold.

Runner up cities:

Dallas/Ft Worth
Tampa

 
illidurit
beers 2458 º places 20 º 23:21 Tue 8/14/2012

they should all be in california, always

 
Terminus
beers 3716 º places 367 º 18:37 Wed 8/15/2012

If we decide on ST Louis, i will definately help organize this event. I know all the good places there (lived there for 4 yrs)