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Beers you think you will never get to try

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

  1. mfnmbvp

    mfnmbvp Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I've never traded with anyone as of yet, and as far as I know that shit hasn't come to Illinois, but maybe I'm just not looking hard enough!
  2. mudbug

    mudbug Member

    Location:
    Oregon
    SA tripple bock and Cave Creek Chili beer
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  3. docnose

    docnose Member

    Location:
    Alabama
    I keep trying to get Straight to Ale's "Eludium" but alas it escapes my grasp... "Yeah, we have a keg of it in the back, but we're just waiting for one of these other ones to blow first..." At least... that's what they say.
  4. Lutter

    Lutter Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Alot until I started trading... now the world is mah oyster!

    It also helps to find people who trade locally and are willing to bring a few of their goods to a bottle share. Everyone brings a few bottles to split (it's a requirement for entrance), so if you get 20 people... with 2-3 big bottles apiece (if not more), you can do some serious damage to your "wants" list.
  5. patto1ro

    patto1ro Member

    Location:
    Netherlands
    That's not totally true. Brian Hunt has hand-bottled the odd bottle, which is how I've tried his beers without ever getting to California.
  6. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Member

    Location:
    Wyoming
    Which one?
  7. Andygirl

    Andygirl Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    The Black Label.
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  8. smitherz22

    smitherz22 Member

    Location:
    California
    I think they are selling Hog Island right now on letspour.com
  9. nc41

    nc41 Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    Surprised there are so many wants that IMO are fairly easy to trade for. Brews like PTE/3F/HT and all pretty easy to get.
  10. Rion

    Rion Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    Dark Lord
    heady topper
    zombie dust
    75 min an 120 min
    Pliny
  11. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    Right Brain Ode to Spooky. 0 gots and will (more than likely) never be brewed again.
  12. 77black_ships

    77black_ships Member

    Location:
    Belgium
    Lots & lots but you never know. I don’t worry to much about it.
    Don’t think I will get to try all of those special Cantillon one-off’s esp. Soleil de Minuit, Lost Abbey rare sours, PtY, Dave,…
    I still have some hope for Framboos.
  13. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Member

    Location:
    Texas
    Fortunately, those are all, in the wide scope of things, easy to obtain. And if all else fails, just homebrew your own Heady, ZD, and Pliny.
  14. Rion

    Rion Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    Yeah I have a buddy helping me out on trying to obtain some of these. I know there out there just a matter of finding the right person.
  15. loafinaround

    loafinaround Member

    Location:
    New York
    I honestly think hill farmstead too...
    Gotta ask everyone, do you really have to go to their brewery to buy stuff? is it distributed ANYWHERE?
    Not as bad as the speedway coconut vanilla leprochaun in the woods (which may have only been on tap :mad:) , but as far as regularly produced brews go, it's odd how exceptionally rare their whole line is.
  16. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Member

    Location:
    Texas
    I had a case of Pliny shipped to me $4$ locals. All about finding the right person.
  17. Rion

    Rion Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    exactly!!
  18. Knapp85

    Knapp85 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Yellow Bus, Midnight Sun M, HotD Dave, Kaggen! Stormaktsporter... There are a lot more.
  19. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    Oh man, don't do that to yourself! You can get a lot of HotD online.
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  20. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    How about a "Beers you thought you'd never get to try and then did!" thread?
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  21. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Member

    Location:
    Wyoming
    He bloody well sure can.
  22. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Member

    Location:
    Wyoming
    Start 'er up!
  23. Bblumoehr

    Bblumoehr Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    any sour ales
  24. 19etz55

    19etz55 Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    The Pliny brews. But I'll keep hop(e).
  25. dccoor

    dccoor Member

    Curmudgeon's better half
    Dark Lord
    Kern River Citra DIPA
  26. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Member

    Location:
    California
    Oaked Dark Lord, or even newer bourbon barrel aged versions. I guess I love my kids too much to trade them away for one of these.:(
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  27. manutdfan

    manutdfan Member

    Location:
    Florida
    I was gonna say Dave, but i think i'm going to be gettin at least a sample of that in the coming weeks!
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  28. fx20736

    fx20736 Member

    Location:
    New York
    life is funny and the future is hard to predict. that said, I have no plans to trade or travel for most of the beers from the Top 250 that are not available here in Upstate NY. Most of the top beers are IPAs/ DIPAs or Imperial Stouts. The Founders & Goose Island Imp. Stouts will all eventually be available at my Bottle Shop and I will buy them but I won't shed a tear if I miss the DIPAs. I don't dislike strong West Coast IPAs I just don't crave them or really even think about them. I would like to try the Westvleteren at some point as I really love Belgians but I don't stay up at night thinking about it.
  29. mfnmbvp

    mfnmbvp Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    There's a decent selection there, but holy hell that shit is overpriced. $5.50 for a single 12 oz. of Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout? Haaaaaaa
  30. hopsputin

    hopsputin Member

    Location:
    California
    Check letspour. I've seen white oak jai alai a few times in the past 2 months on there
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  31. Budinetz

    Budinetz Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Hopslam hits the east coast all day...In Pa anyway..
  32. denver10

    denver10 Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    Founders KBS.

    I don't trade, I don't live in the distribution region.
  33. smitherz22

    smitherz22 Member

    Location:
    California
    Yeah, some beers are decently priced - some are outrageous. But, free shipping on 6 or more beers, and that helps a lot. Shipping is usually very expensive
  34. brewsader

    brewsader Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    all the beers i dont want.
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  35. aasher

    aasher Member

    Location:
    Indiana
    Dirty Horse :(
  36. smitherz22

    smitherz22 Member

    Location:
    California
    Rodenbach Grand Cru is pretty readily available....
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  37. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Ballantine Burton Ale
  38. cyrushire

    cyrushire Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Narke Stormskaporter
  39. fullmetal1381

    fullmetal1381 Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Pretty sure I answered a different thread (different topic) with the same beer, but so what:

    Chocolate Rain
  40. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Pliny the Younger
    CBS

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