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Video: Dark Lord Day Empties – I Wish I Was There!

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I found the above video over at the Beer section of Reddit.  It shows a looooong line of empty craft beer bottles that were consumed during the Dark Lord Day festivities.  It’s like a junkyard filled with exotic cars, each more tantalizing than the last.

I think I need to go to this thing.

And bring Advil.

Lots of Advil.

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14 Comments on “Video: Dark Lord Day Empties – I Wish I Was There!”

  1. Kenneth Willetts
    May 4, 2011 at 10:32 am #

    By the end of the day, sun down, that bottle line was massive. I mean it just kept going. I wonder what time this video was taken.

    • May 4, 2011 at 10:59 am #

      My guess is 7am. These are professionals after all! 😉

    • on3xm
      May 7, 2011 at 5:53 pm #

      I was in Group C and shot the video around 4:30 PM. I could only imagine how many bottles got added by the time it was all over.

      I think bottles were getting added every minute.

      • May 7, 2011 at 6:11 pm #

        I wonder how much distance you could cover if you laid them end to end when all was said and done. I can imagine craft beer from sea to shining sea! Anyway, cool video. Thanks for shooting it.

  2. JohnKing
    May 4, 2011 at 10:52 am #

    No marriage next year….I’m going! I am going this week to pick up my two bottles!

    • May 4, 2011 at 11:00 am #

      I hear the 2011 is the best Dark Lord in years, but I wouldn’t know.

      • John King
        May 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm #

        Come in October for the Bourbon Chase and the massive 2 day tasting we are doing and you can try it.

        • May 4, 2011 at 2:21 pm #

          Sounds like fun, but I prefer the bourbon to come to me. 🙂

        • Don
          May 4, 2011 at 3:41 pm #

          What do you have bourbon trained to come to the sound of your voice? Or have you renamed Daisy?

        • May 4, 2011 at 3:56 pm #

          Well Wild Turkey sent me some, so did New Holland (although technically that was whiskey).

  3. May 4, 2011 at 10:28 pm #

    Wish I had gone as well. This was the first time missed in three years.

    • May 5, 2011 at 11:43 am #

      I wish you had gone as well – I’d love to hear your perspective on how the new rules changed the day.

  4. May 5, 2011 at 9:45 am #

    A guy in our beer club went and documented the weekend here: http://given2flybrewing.weebly.com/dark-lord-day.html

    I’ll go one of these days, but it’s convincing my wife that it’s a good use of funds is the challenge.

    • May 5, 2011 at 11:43 am #

      It’s hard to crack into the budget to go to an industrial park in Indiana, that’s for sure. Especially when GABF is out there.

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