Dark Lord Day 2005
Date: April 29, 2005
Dark Lord Day 2005 was held on Friday, April 29th. This was the second bottled release of Dark Lord, and the first year the release was celebrated as an event. As such, it could be considered to be the first true Dark Lord Day. The entire fest fit inside of the brewery taproom (This was before the brewpub was built).
2005 Dark Lord was the only year Dark Lord bottles hit distribution. Three Floyds requested TTB label approval for Dark Lord in April of 2005. It was available at several Binny's and Sam's locations throughout Chicagoland, and was still available months after release at some suburban locations. Some discussion here and here.
Orange. However, some buyers also reported buying some bottles with a lighter color wax closer to yellow. See photo gallery.
Allotment & Price
Two case limit (24 bottles). $15 a bottle / $150 a case.
The following day (Saturday), they imposed a 1 case limit. It sold out later that day.
Alpha King, Gumballhead, Gorch Foch, Alpha Kong, Thulza Doom
The brewpub was not yet built at Dark Lord Day 2005.
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