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Beers you think you will never get to try

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bitterbill, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. ESeab

    ESeab Advocate (515) New Jersey Jan 3, 2013

    CBS, Rare, PtY, white oak jai alai, a continued trend of hard to find beers in general that aren't distributed in NJ. Maybe it really is time to move to San Diego, who's coming with me?
  2. ESeab

    ESeab Advocate (515) New Jersey Jan 3, 2013

    We'll get ya some Parabola. I didn't get heavy heavy into big bottles until this year and was too late on Parabola when it came out. Then one night I stumbled upon a 2011 at a local Diner a few months ago and just drank it recently on my birthday, Great stuff. I think it comes out in May and if you can't get it, I'll search for ya. (There may still be one bottle left at the diner)
  3. Hair of the Dog anything
  4. jglowe77

    jglowe77 Initiate (0) Massachusetts Jan 24, 2011

    I don't get these people that are listing Pliny the Elder as a beer that they'll never try....it's still in production. That's what the ISO:FT forum is for. It's easy to get.
    nc41 and ilovermont like this.
  5. Utopias :( and Dave from Hair of the Dog
  6. alex021224

    alex021224 Savant (375) Michigan Nov 3, 2012 Beer Trader

    CBS and Pliny for me.
  7. JOrtt

    JOrtt Savant (425) North Carolina Dec 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    I have Westvleteren 12 that I'm willing to trade. I have never had any beers from MN so hit me up. I know I'm fairly new but I'm getting ready for my first trade. I also can get 90 minute IPA. Just finished it this week if you want to try.
    Bitterbill likes this.
  8. JOrtt

    JOrtt Savant (425) North Carolina Dec 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    I have never had anything from Three Floyds. I guess I'm missing out from all the reviews.
  9. TychoNDC

    TychoNDC Advocate (500) Colorado Jan 7, 2013 Beer Trader

    CBS and Bourbon County Rare are probably chief among the wants I may never obtain. Some of the top wild ales like Cable Car, Beatification (more likely), and so on probably will not cross my path either

    I'm still holding out that there is a trip to Belgium some day in my future so that I may get a Westy and some good Cantillon among others...
  10. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Savant (420) Massachusetts Nov 18, 2011 Beer Trader

    Sweet! I just found some Sucaba lying on the shelf at a random store. Might be last year's version, but I'm excited regardless. I'm holding out hope of finding a Parabola. Cheers!
    ESeab likes this.
  11. brikelly

    brikelly Savant (480) Massachusetts Apr 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    And this thread morphs into the ISO:FT forum in 3....2....
  12. Dan3279

    Dan3279 Savant (315) Ohio Dec 21, 2010

    Vanilla Dark Lord :(
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  13. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (370) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    Unable to trade at the moment for various reasons, so, a LOT.
  14. auggie

    auggie Aficionado (145) Illinois Dec 4, 2012

    BA Ruffian
    BA Bigfoot
    And the list just keeps on going
  15. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    You're from the land of Surly. Should be easy to put together trades.
    I can get most DFH. If you want to do a trade, bm me.
  16. Already here bro...
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  17. Duck Duck Gooze
    The 1981 cantillon gueze ( i just dont think ill be that lucky)
    Cable Car
    Hair of the dog Dave
    Tart of Darkness
    As far as the rest im pretty hopefull something will happen.
  18. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Savant (440) California Oct 1, 2012 Beer Trader

  19. semibaked

    semibaked Champion (830) Kentucky Mar 27, 2007

    Pliny the Younger
    Yellow Bus
    Beatification Batch 1 and PH1
    Darkness 07
    Cable Car and Cable Car Kriek
    Alpine Hoppy Birthday
    Most hard to get Cantillons and Drie Fonteinens
  20. jrman1386

    jrman1386 Savant (290) Illinois Oct 22, 2011 Beer Trader

    Juicy, Rare, and apple brandy huna
  21. CTJman

    CTJman Poobah (1,050) Connecticut Jan 14, 2013 Beer Trader

    beers that are retired. otherwise i wouldnt say never
  22. Kate the Great.
  23. Sadly King Henry
  24. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    speedway vanilla coconut. I believe it WAS bottled. There isn't even a pic of it on google images! It's like a fucking unicorn. It WAS reviewed on BA,so some lucky bastards got to imbibe. sounds like my coconut fantasy.
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  25. beercanman

    beercanman Savant (485) Ohio Dec 17, 2012

    A good one from BMC. Ha! Seriously, I have always wanted to try DL. There are quite a few. Just a matter of time.
  26. Pretty sure Bells doesn't distribute to NY. At least not yet.
  27. wscaffe

    wscaffe Savant (390) Florida May 6, 2011 Beer Trader

    Story time: I never thought I would get my hands on this delicious nectar. One random Wednesday night, I met a group of beer drinkers at a beer tasting hosted by a local brewery at my apartment complex club house. Afterwards, we headed back to their apartment and one of the guys showed me all the beers he had brought down from Illinois during his move. He asked me if I wanted to drink anything he had brought. I said yes and he chose this. Dreams do come true...

  28. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Savant (330) Ohio Jan 15, 2010

    Kate the Great
    King Henry

    and so how it all doesn't matter,to much out there.Cheers
  29. Had a Pliny The Younger today!!! so can cross that off the list!
  30. For that matter, we had almost everything on his list at Darkness Day last year. He's from North Saint Paul? No excuse to miss D-Day.
  31. Pliny the Younger. I just dont forsee traveling THAT far for a beer - and since they dont bottle or do growlers... But what ever. There are plenty of other really good beers out there that I CAN get.
  32. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Savant (380) Arizona Jul 29, 2012

    I've been wanting to try the abyss for a while now, went into total wine and asked if the had any in stock.
    "We had some a couple days ago, but it sold out pretty quick."
    Depression ensues.......
  33. ironchefmiyagi13

    ironchefmiyagi13 Advocate (660) Tennessee Jan 9, 2013 Beer Trader

    I live out on the east end of Long Island and haven't seen anything along the lines of Pliny and Hopslam. Did you trade for those two?
  34. Nothing is impossible. Believe it. (Unless it's some 50 bottle limited wackiness). When I was heavy into trading, I got many beers I never expected to try. Many. And there are so many I didn't even know I should have been hunting for but got (Beekeeper!).
  35. atomic

    atomic Advocate (500) Illinois Sep 22, 2009 Beer Trader

    I think im in the same boat. I have my fingers crossed though, my favorite bottle shop owner just told me hes planning an event where he will be cracking open his bottle of king henry. He owes me one, I basically got Pipeworks to distribute to him and theyve had a beautiful relationship ever since.
  36. atomic

    atomic Advocate (500) Illinois Sep 22, 2009 Beer Trader

    Just got beatification in a trade yesterday. As long as its not retired, everything in this thread you can get if you want bad enough.
  37. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Dave, and Midnight Sun M.
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  38. afallon86

    afallon86 Aficionado (210) California Aug 19, 2012 Beer Trader

    Everyone who says they want Pliny and selections from the bruery, message me because I would love to trade for some HF!
    bifrost17 likes this.
  39. mfnmbvp

    mfnmbvp Advocate (715) Illinois Nov 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    Worried that I'll never get to try Marooned On Hog Island, and multiple outings from Mikkeller =(
  40. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Dude if you really want Marooned on Hog Island you should be able to trade for it pretty easily.