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Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by SpdKilz, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Advocate (730) Illinois Jan 8, 2009

    I rarely stray from the ISO:FT forum nowadays so I apologize in advance if this is a topic that has been discussed recently (I tried to search but could not come up with any topic similar to this).

    Anyway, while organizing the cellar tonight it got me thinking about what people have the most of. I assume for some (including myself) it may be the main "craft" brewery that they discovered early on.

    I have always been a Jolly Pumpkin fan boy, and currently have 48 bottles in the cellar.

    In second place is Russian River with 43, and third place is Cantillon at 31.

    So, what brewery do you own the most of?

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  2. Mgm54

    Mgm54 Savant (385) Illinois Apr 7, 2011

    Maybe this would belong in the cellaring sub-forum? That said, I usually have no more than two sixpacks on hand from one brewery at a time, and maybe some bombers from them. Right now I have 16 SN beers, but this is mainly because I love celebration so I would buy by the case when it was out.
  3. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Advocate (730) Illinois Jan 8, 2009

    Ahh, you are correct. I suppose I meant beers in the cellar rather than six packs/cases. Cheers!
  4. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,010) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012

    Just 7 of Goose Island
  5. hannydawg

    hannydawg Initiate (0) Illinois Apr 4, 2010

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  6. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (605) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011

    I am a lightweight...four of Smoke and Dagger...
  7. aasher

    aasher Champion (945) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    Lets see, like a case of Coffee that goes across all vintages, one Rare, three or four King Henry, one Vanilla, one Juliet, one Cherry Rye, one Big John (first bottling), a three or four year vertical of Bourbon County 12oz, and a 2009 Bourbon County 22oz. This is only because my collection is VERY low right now, period. Before this week, I hadn't done a trade other than bottle for bottle since May.
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  8. taxman

    taxman Savant (285) Illinois Feb 22, 2012

    I currently have 48 bottles of Black Note. Does it still count if one of those cases belongs to someone else?
  9. Zero. I drink my beer.
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  10. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    Five cases of bcbs, case and a half of coffee, 07-11 vertical, bramble, vanilla, so... ~145.
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  11. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    48 bottles from JP, not one is P3. Dammit Carleton.

    I don't know the real answer, but I'm assuming I have more Goose Island bottles than anything else. The vintage 4packs of BCS really skew the results, however.

    I don't have many bottles from my favorite brewery, Cantillon. I keep drinking them on random weekends when I'm already a little drunk and tired of most beer.
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  12. 13 bottles from Russian River, 9 from Cantillon.
  13. seplo

    seplo Savant (455) Connecticut Sep 8, 2009

    Not many, i drink them pretty fast...CHEERS
  14. denver10

    denver10 Champion (910) Kentucky Nov 17, 2010


    (since this this about cellaring)
  15. Around 3 cases of Cantillon, and little else
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  16. Damn, wanna send me more KH? ;)
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  17. IHyphySF

    IHyphySF Savant (290) California Nov 21, 2011

    32 50/50 eclipses
    11 Cantillons :(
  18. I have 32 bottles of Sierra Nevada. 19 of them are 2012 Celebration ales that I will drink by the end of winter, 3 are 2009 Big Foots, and the rest are Big Foot from the past couple years.
  19. I have 2011 and a 2012 Brooklyn Black Chocolate stout that I am going to age up and then do a vertical in a few years but other than that nothing. I want to start aging a few more stouts if I can though.
  20. ChrisPro

    ChrisPro Savant (375) Illinois Oct 16, 2009

    65 bottles of HOTD (including magnums), with more currently on its way. Sadly, only one is AftW.

    Another way to think of it, HOTD is 28% of my current cellar.
  21. RichD

    RichD Champion (780) Rhode Island Mar 18, 2012

    Like 2 because I keep drinking them all.
  22. aasher

    aasher Champion (945) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    That's a fun brewery to have a stockpile of. I wish I would've stocked up on Adam when it used to be in Indiana!
  23. aasher

    aasher Champion (945) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    I suppose I could, maybe.
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  24. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    I have 1,012 bottles from Hill Farmstead and 867 bottles from Cantillon.

    Also, I just got a 15" subwoofer for my Escalade that sits on 32's.
  25. black13

    black13 Savant (420) Oregon Apr 11, 2010

    HOTD - Approximately 5 cases (so roughly 120)
    GI - 61
    Cantillon - 88 ( with more on the way )
  26. ChrisPro

    ChrisPro Savant (375) Illinois Oct 16, 2009

    Yeah, completely missed out on that as I moved to Chicago just as it started to disappear. Sadly, I don't have as much regular Fred and Adam as I'd like, but no real complaints here.
  27. Goose Island for sure. Just over 50 I think. I keep counting in my head but I think I'm missing some stuff. Maybe closer to 60.
  28. forgetfu

    forgetfu Savant (280) Colorado Jul 27, 2007

  29. Thorpe429

    Thorpe429 Champion (895) Illinois Aug 18, 2008

    48 Drie Fonteinen. That's 26% of the commercial bottles in my cellar.
  30. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    Right now tied at about 50 bottles of Bell's and 50 of Founder's. I greatly prefer the winter beer styles, so I buy enough to last the summer.
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  31. Somewhere between 5-6 cases of 3 Fonteinen for me.
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  32. Been looking to upgrade my shoes. Rolling on 26's right now. Do you recommend 32 or bigger?
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  33. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (845) California Nov 16, 2009

    The Bruery.

    Have Piapt-5GR
    Have BBA 2TD-BBA4CB
    Have Papier-Freut.

    Not that many but the most of what I have.

  34. DSlim71

    DSlim71 Savant (495) New Jersey Mar 3, 2010

    So fitting that our first trade was Jolly Pumpkin for Russian River :)
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  35. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (620) Virginia May 28, 2010

    about 10% of my cellar is Hardywood Park
  36. jsilva

    jsilva Savant (365) Massachusetts Nov 10, 2009

    Like 65+ but not nearly enough for me.
  37. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (600) Colorado Apr 15, 2011

    69 Goose Island
    20 Cantillon
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  38. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    I tried to go bigger but they were all like "maaaaan Rick Ross ain't even got shine like dat" and I was all like "fuck dat noise hit me with dem 36's"
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  39. You guys make me feel less guilty for the cases of vintage bigfoot, bcbs & cw bbbw in the basement. At least its not cases of pricy lambics. That being said, I am attempting to age a Drie Fonteinen Oude Gueuze. Its hard though. I tend to drink them.
  40. Around 25 bottles of Cantillon, give or take a few.

    edit: just checked my list, it's 30.