Olde Main closing

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  1. Messi

    Messi Well-Known Member

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    Holy smokes. And Olde Main wanted to/is building a rooftop bar? LOL.
     
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  3. Cyched

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    Whiskey River about to be flush with cash
     
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  4. CloniesForLife

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  5. JP4CY

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    Also just in time for Cornbred (bought the depot). They will have a full bar.
     
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  6. Al_4_State

    Al_4_State Well-Known Member

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    Well, maybe this puts a nail in Olde Main, and a quality brewing operation can move in there.

    Sucks for DG's and Corner Pocket though.
     
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  7. Messi

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    Crazy because Ole a Maine was ahead of the craft beer wave but could never capitalize. If I’m not mistaken they don’t bottle or can and it’s almost impossible to find it anywhere BUT on tap at Olde Maine.
     
  8. Cyched

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    Olde Main isn’t as good as Torrent or Alluvial, so I can’t see them bouncing back, or at least not quickly.
     
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    The bottled at one point but it was awful.
     
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    Can you send a Pulpit guy down?
     
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  11. dtISU

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    Quite crappy beer actually. And the food was meh.
     
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  12. Brandon

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    Olde Main sucked. Haven't been in there in years
     
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  13. CascadeClone

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    Yowsa, if he isn't paying all his taxes, he will have bigger problems than losing the liquor license.

    Also, Olde Main brews were underwhelming at best.
     
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  14. SCNCY

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    So the reason for the suspension of the liquor license is because the restaurants were not paying their taxes. So the solution is to limit their sales?
     
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  15. Brandon

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    I heard last year that he was very behind financially
     
  16. Cyched

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    Donkey Wheat wasn’t that bad, but wasn’t great either. Their IPA (Clone Ale?) tasted like I was drinking Pine Sol

    I was happy Torrent and Alluvial opened up when I was living in Ames as a post grad
     
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  17. Bret44

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    Stick a fork in 'em.

    Whiskey River gonna be like:

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    Has been for years. Surprised they let him go this long.
     
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    Alluvial gets better with every new beer they brew. Torrent is making progress. Heard they got a new head brewer.
     
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  20. discydisc

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    #20 discydisc, Apr 30, 2019
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    I vote for Big Grove West or BarnTown North
     
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