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ISO: Cantillon Iris Glass FT: BCS Snifter + Beer

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by Tnudish, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    I dont know what beer in particular, but I really want this glass. Let me know what I could add to get it!
     
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  2. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Illinois Jun 5, 2012

    Considering that the BCS snifter is trading for Fou Foune or King Henry (maybe both), you shouldn't have a problem.
     
  3. Avalon68

    Avalon68 Savant (275) Pennsylvania Jul 1, 2008 Verified

    Best of luck. These are very difficult to find and have traded even up for some pretty nice bottles. Definitely worth it though. Its a beautiful glass.
     
  4. I'd probably consider trading a fou foune for one...
     
  5. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Illinois Jun 5, 2012

    I can't justify spending all my money for a wallet.
     
  6. Avalon68

    Avalon68 Savant (275) Pennsylvania Jul 1, 2008 Verified

    Agreed...unfortunately I'm a fanatical wallet collector.
     
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  7. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    can someone chime in to see what this glass traded for. I thinking it would take more than fou foune and king henry to get one
     
  8. jsilva

    jsilva Savant (365) Massachusetts Nov 10, 2009

    This is a large aquatic mammal in the glassware world. Its gonna take a serious bottle to land one or you have to get lucky. Something more along the lines of old vintage lambic or other glass whales but fou foune and kh would be good extras in a trade involving one of these glasses.
     
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  9. Knownfactor

    Knownfactor Savant (330) Colorado Feb 20, 2010

    Get in line lol! Like jsilva said, these are almost non existent and would take a pretty hefty trade to aquire one, and probably with someone over seas. Best of luck, I know a few of us on here have been looking for over a year+ now :/
     
  10. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    hmm.. wonder if an 08 stormaktsporter could wiggle one away from someone..

     
  11. jsilva

    jsilva Savant (365) Massachusetts Nov 10, 2009

    Dig deeper but your getting closer.
     
  12. gn0sis

    gn0sis Savant (325) Massachusetts Dec 17, 2007 Verified

    Crianza Helena was turned down straight up for an Iris glass in the last couple of months. Expect to offer up a Framboos + for one of these. Correct me if I'm wrong, but they were a one-time, limited production run from the initial US release of Iris (late 1990's/early 00's). Anyone that's used the balloon style Cantillon glass knows how easily they break, when washing, setting down on a table,etc.. so its likely that the scarcity is due to the glasses intrinsic nature of fragility.
     
  13. jsilva

    jsilva Savant (365) Massachusetts Nov 10, 2009

    I have it at about 1.1 Don Q units
     
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  14. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    So a framboos plus a 08 stormaksporter
    Get it done?
     
  15. semibaked

    semibaked Advocate (720) Kentucky Mar 27, 2007 Verified

    I know someone who offered $250 for the glass and was soundly turned down, good luck!
     
  16. hooliganlife

    hooliganlife Advocate (665) Missouri Apr 12, 2007 Verified

    seriously... fuuuuuck
     
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  17. semibaked

    semibaked Advocate (720) Kentucky Mar 27, 2007 Verified

    Ya true story. Definitely a mega whale.
     
  18. Is a pic avail for the 250 dollar glass whale ?
     
  19. jedwards

    jedwards Savant (340) California Feb 3, 2009

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  20. Now that's just crazy. I hope the owner dropped it the next day.
     
  21. gpawned

    gpawned Initiate (0) Illinois Jun 5, 2012

    what a shitty thing to say.
     
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  22. Thank you, it took me absolute hours to dream that up.
     
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  23. Avalon68

    Avalon68 Savant (275) Pennsylvania Jul 1, 2008 Verified

    Agreed. They are incredibly delicate. Much more so than most other Cantillon glasses in my opinion.
     
  24. makdeco

    makdeco Savant (350) Illinois Jan 31, 2007 Verified


    all tho delicate yes it looks to be the same as the regular balloon glass which i was and use al the time...
     
  25. gn0sis

    gn0sis Savant (325) Massachusetts Dec 17, 2007 Verified

    I personally wouldn't trade my Iris glass for this as it was a gift, but I feel you're certainly on the right path. (Unless you were being sarcastic.)
     
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  26. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (665) California Jan 2, 2010 Verified Subscriber

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    Hmm. I will still take the one on the left.
     
  27. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    I like this thread...lots of beat off material.
     
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  28. gn0sis

    gn0sis Savant (325) Massachusetts Dec 17, 2007 Verified

    And there's my photo. Personally, I'd prefer both at the same time!
     
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  29. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (665) California Jan 2, 2010 Verified Subscriber

    I'm green with envy
     
  30. Avalon68

    Avalon68 Savant (275) Pennsylvania Jul 1, 2008 Verified

    nice photo
     
  31. I would give it a go !!
     
  32. hooliganlife

    hooliganlife Advocate (665) Missouri Apr 12, 2007 Verified

    Minus the rarity, that glass is dope as fuck. If that was on a tulip, I'd lose my shit for it.
     
  33. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    wasn't sarcastic.. wanted to see if that would get me a nibble.. I think there may be less than theses glasses out there than we all think... how fragile of a glass is it?
     
  34. Avalon68

    Avalon68 Savant (275) Pennsylvania Jul 1, 2008 Verified

    Very. It's beautiful though.
     
  35. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    maybe one day Ill run into you at a tasting since your local and you will let me check it out:)
     
  36. gn0sis

    gn0sis Savant (325) Massachusetts Dec 17, 2007 Verified

    I just reached out to one of my main Iris sources (whom I know is open to trading) and regrettably he is not interested in the Framboos/Stormaksporter. I tried.. I think you're getting really close with that offer. Its just finding the person who both has the glass and wants those bottles thats the tricky part.
     
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  37. ISO: Cantillon Iris glass FT: The Holy Grail
     
  38. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Advocate (740) Illinois Mar 17, 2009 Verified

    Someone hook this guy up so you can then hook me up with one! :D
     
  39. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    I held this glass over the week and am still very much in search of it. I would be interested in the orange balloon Cantillon glass as well. I am very open to discussing beer options as well.
     
  40. readbaron

    readbaron Savant (375) Illinois May 12, 2010

    Or, somebody could trade one of those glasses to me. I promise to taunt Ryan with it regularly, and send you pictures of the faces he makes. :D :confused: :mad: :eek:

    Muahahaha!
     
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