Cigar City Trade Value

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by madnismo, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (360) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    Sorry if this has been asked a lot, but I'm new to trading and I was wondering what CCB values are? I'm trying to get some Barrel Aged Beer nothing super rare, just stuff I cant get in FL. What could one get for Jai Alai, Maduro Brown, Winter Warmer, Guava Grove, Bolita, Dos Costas Oeste aged in Cedar and some of their other seasonals. I know they aren't super rare or hard to get, but any info would be great. Thanks.
     
  2. BAstoutsNsours

    BAstoutsNsours Initiate (0) Florida Sep 21, 2012

    You could probably get some .bal Rasputin :)
     
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  3. BAstoutsNsours

    BAstoutsNsours Initiate (0) Florida Sep 21, 2012

    Or you could just throw up that Whiskey BA Huna you have, I'm pretty sure people will want that.
     
  4. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (360) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    I have a case of it and 1 from last year, but thanks for the info!
     
  5. camil1mj

    camil1mj Savant (415) Michigan Oct 4, 2010

    I am sure you could trade any of that stuff for some Dragon's Milk.
     
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  6. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (360) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    i had it a few weeks ago. so good!
     
  7. BAstoutsNsours

    BAstoutsNsours Initiate (0) Florida Sep 21, 2012

    Why don't you throw up some of that Kentucky Brown Ale on the FT forums, it'll get something done.
     
  8. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (360) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    somehow i don't think so.
     
  9. Cigar City has pretty good trade pull, even for the more common stuff. You won't land anything super rare with Jai Alai or Guava Grove, but you can pull shelf beers from most of the country. Fortunately that includes a good amount of barrel aged beers, so if you're not being too picky, you should have a pretty easy time of it.
     
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  10. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (360) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    good to hear! yea i wasn't going for anything rare just something not in FL. thanks for all the info!
     
  11. Stevedore

    Stevedore Champion (990) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012

    I hear local for local trades are always a good way to get started in it.
     
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  12. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    I would try "FT: Cigar City, ISO: "shelf" BA beers." You should get some hits, as there is a good amount of BA stuff that is easy to track down.
     
  13. tommyz

    tommyz Advocate (510) Michigan May 28, 2007

    Agree..I just traded some DRIPA (growler),Head Hunter,and He'Brew nut brown (he likes nut browns), for some Oak aged Jai alai, Bolita,Humidor double black..

    You should have no problem getting shelf stuff from anywhere at all..
     
  14. xnicknj

    xnicknj Advocate (730) Pennsylvania May 25, 2009

    Since you're fairly close to the brewery you could trade off some of their growlers for rarer items.
     
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  15. BigGene

    BigGene Initiate (0) Florida Oct 30, 2010

    What xnicknj said, Not that they are doing the whole Growler Tuesday thing. This week is was some Chocolate Chip pancake beer that I would have loved to taste. Also I do L4L and $4$ trades with CCB all the time. Pretty easy to do.
     
  16. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (360) Florida Jan 30, 2011

    this all sounds pretty good. thanks for all the info!
     

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