1. Looking to trade some beers? Check out How to Get Started with Beer Trading.
Dismiss Notice

Site Performance Updates: We're aware of the nightly site outage, and working on resolving the issue.

Follow our progress ...

Awesome Trader alert: Leschkie

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by biglobo8971, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (600) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Beer Trader

    So I throw up an ISO for a CC, so pretty much immediately I get the "I got you, share it with some of the guys that was with us at Darkness Day", so of course I say "Fock them, this will be all mine" So he sends this:
    [​IMG]
     
  2. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (600) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Beer Trader

    so cheers to you Leschkie, until we drink together again.
     
    leschkie likes this.
  3. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Hahahaha that's insanity.
     
    Roger85 likes this.
  4. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Champion (870) California Oct 24, 2009 Beer Trader

    And you sent him...?
     
  5. CityofBals

    CityofBals Savant (480) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    Wow. Should've just sent 5 Nelson. ;)
     
  6. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (600) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Beer Trader

    just received, wait until he gets the 50 lb'er from me.
     
  7. ferillo

    ferillo Savant (410) Massachusetts Sep 12, 2009 Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Nice.
     
  8. lulz

    leschkie gonna leschkie
     
  9. stupac2

    stupac2 Advocate (565) California Feb 22, 2011

    You know those stubhub commercials with the "ticket oak" that has whatever tickets you want? I think Kurtis has the "beer oak" in his back yard.
     
  10. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Champion (870) California Oct 24, 2009 Beer Trader

    what's that one next to Nelson?
     
  11. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (845) Ohio Sep 16, 2010 Beer Trader

    He is awesome that's why he got my vote for BA of the year. Can't wait to see what's in the box he's sending me.
     
  12. futura123

    futura123 Savant (340) California Jul 29, 2010

    He's already pushed hard to win BA of the year 2013. At least he got one vote from the OP and one from me.:D
     
    KevSal likes this.
  13. RR Framboise for a Cure
     
    Rollzroyce21 likes this.
  14. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (600) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Beer Trader

    Beer for the Boobies (FFAC)
     
    sliverX and dachshunddude86 like this.
  15. Number45forever

    Number45forever Savant (400) Vermont Jan 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Yeah, Kurtis is the man. Awesome box!
     
  16. he is the man!
     
  17. thegoon55

    thegoon55 Advocate (525) Massachusetts Oct 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    Just pooped my pants
     
  18. abecall98

    abecall98 Advocate (585) California Aug 11, 2007 Beer Trader

    I can't believe he sent you a Nelson! That beer roolz.
     
  19. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Advocate (700) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    I feel like I've been here before... :D

    Kurtis is bomb. That's a dope box.
     
    crushedvol, pschul4, lymph and 5 others like this.
  20. leschkie

    leschkie Advocate (545) California Jan 30, 2011 Beer Trader

    Thanks for the shout out big B. This is what happens when someone welcomes a stranger they've never met before into their tasting area and offers up samples of 2007 Darkness and various Cantillon and such on their ass. You said it perfectly...they're gonna get ear-fucked.

    And to you. Looking forward to it.
     
  21. dvelcich

    dvelcich Savant (370) Illinois Feb 6, 2008

    My tasting group has already benefited three times from this guy, and I've know him for two months. Great job on another box bro!
     
    rmalinowski4 and Gonzoillini like this.
  22. abecall98

    abecall98 Advocate (585) California Aug 11, 2007 Beer Trader

    He is a cool guy, poured me something out of a bottle or something back at the Eclipse party, I think both years I saw him. He's a cool guy for sure.
     
  23. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    But has he extra'd a Rare??????

    That's a great box; cheers to both of you!
     
  24. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

  25. KevSal

    KevSal Advocate (710) California Oct 17, 2010 Beer Trader

    So are u lobo!

    Leschkie is tops! Ive been on the lookout for a ba Barleywine for the niner games which has become tradition at my house, and at a tasting Saturday ofcouse he brings me a killer ba Barleywine to complete the falcon game! And funny enough BT hooked me up last week with a steel toe lunker for the pats game!

    Not to forget the baddass beers he shares at tasting. casually popes open a 2007 upland strawberry lambic like a sav.


    Cheers to you both!
     
    drgarage likes this.
  26. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Advocate (560) Minnesota Apr 30, 2010 Beer Trader

    Isn't this a classic case of the proverbial pot calling the proverbial kettle black? You two are both rock star BAs. It's about time you get a taste of your own medicine!
     
  27. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (680) Illinois Jan 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    Srsly leschkie rocks. So does biglobo. Long live generous BAs!
     
    Ungertaker likes this.
  28. EStar

    EStar Initiate (20) Dec 12, 2012

    Wow, what a dude
     
  29. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (705) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    Cheers to you leschkie........

    Stories like this are what dreams are made of.......

    :cool:
     
  30. Arbitrator

    Arbitrator Initiate (0) California Nov 26, 2008

    To add to the legend of leschkie, I had a birthday party last night with a "no more than 1 bottle" limit. He shows up with (at least) 3 bottles, an apple the size of a small child, and a cake with obscenities on it. I was simultaneously touched and horrified by the gesture.
     
    stupac2, Gosox8787, futura123 and 5 others like this.
  31. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Advocate (540) Minnesota Jan 23, 2013 Beer Trader

    Any of those beers alone would make my year! What a generous box!
     
  32. It looks like the boxes he sends out are almost as epic as the hugs he gives. Kurtiz 4 prez.
     
  33. I have met Leschkie a few times. He has been drunk, wandering around the room like a wide-eyed child full of wonder, while his wife patiently guides him along.
     
  34. Arbitrator

    Arbitrator Initiate (0) California Nov 26, 2008

    Leschkie's wife doesn't get enough credit... She is incredibly patient and a wonderful person to talk to.

    The "wide-eyed child full of wonder" part has me LOLing like crazy.
     
  35. Theeabyss

    Theeabyss Aficionado (190) Illinois Apr 19, 2012

    Not much has changed in 18 years. Still the kindest dude I know. His wife is bad ass as well. Very happy for those two and the leschkie family.
     
  36. Apuzarne

    Apuzarne Aficionado (195) Connecticut Dec 21, 2011 Beer Trader

    One of the times you hung out with Kurtis was clearly at Woodshop.
     
  37. laymansbeerfan

    laymansbeerfan Savant (350) Minnesota May 29, 2011 Beer Trader

    Kurtis has many talents.. and dropping beer bombs on people is definitely one of them. Cheers bud!
     
  38. Correct!
     
  39. Haha, I have started this same thread two or three times before. Dude is the man, and my wife and I have been totally floored by his coolness (and Jenny's) when we've hung out with them. We swap a random box every other month, and this month's was preceded by a text saying that he was sorry that it wasn't a great box. I opened it today to find:

    Tyranena Devil Made Me Do It (long time want)
    Black Tuesday
    Eclipse x2 (wheat & grand cru)
    Drake's barleywine & imperial porter
    Revolution milk stout
    Abyss
    BA 4 calling Birds

    And this is "a weak effort." Shit, ANY BA would be extremely stoked by that box. Let us not forget the time that he threw all the money that I tried to give him on the ground at the train station before Jenny sped off. Or the time he sent me a 3L supplication for my birthday. Or the time he picked up a huge bar tab while I was in the pisser at RR. Or the time he drove me all over the bay area while I was visiting. Or the time...or the time...etc...
     
    laymansbeerfan and MarkIntihar like this.
  40. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Ohio Apr 5, 2011

    Knowing him.... Probably something ridiculously awesome.


    He actually weighs 195lbs...... Mystery explained.
     
    lurchingbeast and MarkIntihar like this.