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Former Avery Brewing Company employee accused of stealing $15,000 worth of rare/vintage beer

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by Mebuzzard, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard Member

    Location:
    Colorado
  2. Since when is Rogue Old Crustacean $100/bottle? lol
  3. chefjack428

    chefjack428 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    What is funnier then that is that Black Tot and Sui Generis are $300 a bottle. Where did they get those prices from. I think I paid like $7 bucks for those when they were on the market.
  4. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Member

    Location:
    California
    Me thinks I need cozy up to the owner of Avery if they have cases of Isabella just laying around.
  5. I mean okay, they're aged from 10-15 years ago.

    But some of them are just lol yay for news writers!
  6. Mebuzzard

    Mebuzzard Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    I guess when something is stolen, its price goes up :eek:
  7. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Anyone else notice how they have a WnB next to an Izzy in the picture like they are anywhere close in value?
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  8. Dcv

    Dcv Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    I am going to guess that the Black Tot was a hand bottle of one of the barrel aged versions, and not the piece of crap beer they sold to the public. I also wonder what his user name is on BeerAdvocate.

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  9. SHIMP

    SHIMP Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    That was the $250.00 W-n-B
  10. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Member

    Location:
    Oklahoma
    $15K worth of beer. Hmmm...I don't know about that.
  11. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Sweet, I still have 2 of those. Anyone want to make my next two car lease payments in exchange for two WnB?
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  12. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    That dude is screwed!
  13. krl2112

    krl2112 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    FT: 2 WnB ISO: whales bro!!!!
    cavedave likes this.
  14. Lare453

    Lare453 Member

    Location:
    Florida
    ISO: cantillon employee to embezzle beer for me
  15. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Member

    Location:
    Washington
    The beer Bandit as opposed to the beer baron! Damn i want some duck duck gooze!
    mintjellie likes this.
  16. CMB2012

    CMB2012 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Stealing is bad m'kay
  17. Moose90

    Moose90 Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    Gents, this is an "only in Boulder" moment.

    Born and raised, it's a love/hate relationship with my hometown.

    "bottles of Rogue Old Crustacean beer ($100/bottle) and one bottle of 2001 Rogue Old Crustacean Barley Wine ($100/bottle)."

    Nice work 9News.
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  18. jaminjohnson

    jaminjohnson Member

    Location:
    Yukon (Canada)
    So he stole cases Of Isabelle p from Avery?
  19. Ohsaycanyoubeer

    Ohsaycanyoubeer Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    Avery was one of the 5 collaborators on Izzy... makes sense he has bottles.
  20. codysjb

    codysjb Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Yup thats about the real story here... This seems to be about 1/5 the value of what they actually said it was
    terrapinfan88 likes this.
  21. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Member

    Location:
    California
    I was more thinking its odd a very short term employee had access to such beers. I myself would have a vault with very limited access to the gold.
  22. EJLinneman

    EJLinneman Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Note to self: Get lock and key for my cellar.
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  23. jaminjohnson

    jaminjohnson Member

    Location:
    Yukon (Canada)
    Make hidden room for cellar so the police can't find it too
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  24. futura123

    futura123 Member

    Location:
    California
    Is he on bad trader list yet?
  25. NiceFly

    NiceFly Member

    Location:
    Tajikistan
    Yes, I really appreciated the distinction between Old Crustacean Beer and Old Curstacean Barley Wine.
    cjoc83 and JulianB like this.
  26. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Member

    Location:
    California
    Now Selling STOLEN Rogue Chocolate stout....90$ I can steal more if need be.
  27. black13

    black13 Member

    Location:
    Oregon
    A possible out for this former employee: "I was just interested in the collectible bottles, I didn't care about the contents".
  28. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Why didn't he consume some of the evidence? I don't see the point in having a case of a certain beer and not consuming any.
  29. DCgolfpro

    DCgolfpro Member

    Location:
    Maryland
    Put him on the "Bad Trader" list.
  30. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Member

    Location:
    New York
    I have some beers stashed away off premise... If only ....
  31. KansasBeerLover

    KansasBeerLover Member

    Location:
    Kansas
    He had 4-5 months to get rid of the evidence! Who said criminals are smart?
  32. sil1

    sil1 Member

    Location:
    California
    Great reporting ch 9 news team, and the research on they did on eBay 2 years ago.
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  33. danieelol

    danieelol Member

    Location:
    Australia
    Sounds like a profiteer more than beer enthusiast to me.
  34. crytion

    crytion Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    10 times the facts ..only on channel 90 news!
    sukwonee likes this.
  35. Vav

    Vav Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    See: Latest Hauls thread.
  36. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Member

    Location:
    California
    Cases of Izzy! wow that is pretty impressive.

    It will be hard to prove the monetary value. Not sure what amount qualifies as a felony, but since second hand beer sales are illegal I'm guessing they can only go after the purchase price?

    They said several cases of Izzy. I would imagine Adam Jackson could have fetched about 3500 a case on ebay last year...
  37. MEsoJD

    MEsoJD Member

    Location:
    California
    Didn't Avery have a clue not to hire him? I mean it's all in his last name.
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  38. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    ISO: WnB. FT: toilet hooch
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  39. SnowFlowMfg

    SnowFlowMfg Member

    Location:
    California
    I'd prefer getting $300 from insurance than $7 lol
  40. BrewTasting

    BrewTasting Member

    Location:
    Nevada
    You steal an Avery beer, and "Karma" comes to get you!!
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