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Belikin Beer #53661
05/30/02 01:20 PM
05/30/02 01:20 PM
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 3
Franklin TN USA
Marktr6 Offline OP
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While in San Pedro last week we were able to buy cases of Belikin at the local distributor. I have lost the receipts with the name, but it is directly across from the newest grocery store at the S type curve. It is right where the road changes from stones to sand.

The price was $46 Belize ($23 US) for cold cases. Hot beer was about $2.00 less per case. This included a $6.80 Belize ($3.40 US) deposit on the bottles. You will get that money back if you return the empties. They were not open on Sunday when we tried to return 6 empty cases, so we gave the bottles to some local kids that could turn them in for the money. You would have thought we had given them $100 each they way they reacted.

This is a great way to stock up your in room fridge to make sure you have enough.

Re: Belikin Beer #53662
05/30/02 01:52 PM
05/30/02 01:52 PM
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 18
Dana Point, CA, USA
NoManIsAnIslandJack Offline
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Good Tip! I will be there for 7 days I will need 7 cases for just myself!

Re: Belikin Beer #53663
05/30/02 02:07 PM
05/30/02 02:07 PM
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Enigma Offline
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And an ambulance for your liver waiting stateside on your return!

Let the party begin!

Re: Belikin Beer #53664
05/30/02 03:41 PM
05/30/02 03:41 PM
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 18
Lafayette, In - USA
Boilermaker Offline
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Any ideas on how to go about getting Belikin beer in the State? My local distributor can't get it!

Re: Belikin Beer #53665
05/30/02 03:50 PM
05/30/02 03:50 PM
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 18
Dana Point, CA, USA
NoManIsAnIslandJack Offline
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I heard of these two truckers that would bootleg brew from Arkansas to Texas. But I don't know how to get a hold of them.

Re: Belikin Beer #53666
05/30/02 03:55 PM
05/30/02 03:55 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,054
Asheville, NC USA
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
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I don't think Belikin has been sold in the U.S. since 1984, when Belize had a display at the World's Fair in New Orleans and sold beer there. Bowen & Bowen announced a couple of years ago that they were going to expand their brewing capacity to they could export beer, but that hasn't come to fruition yet.

--Lan Sluder

Lan Sluder/Belize First
Re: Belikin Beer #53667
05/30/02 04:29 PM
05/30/02 04:29 PM
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 45
Dallas, Texas USA
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I used to know two guys who bootlegged a truckload of Coors original from Texas to Georgia a little more than 20 years ago -- before you could get Coors anywhere but Texas and Colorado. One of them drove a Trans Am to distract the police. The truck driver had a bassett hound named Fred.

Re: Belikin Beer #53668
05/30/02 04:33 PM
05/30/02 04:33 PM
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 2,133
San Jose, CA USA
Gela Offline
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For those of you who don't want to spend the time picking up the beer - just have your hotel order it for you. Seven Seas confirmed that a case will be waiting for me!

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