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Juniors Jaunting for Brews BIF: Hints & Hauls

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by duceswild, May 28, 2012.

  1. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (610) Virginia May 28, 2010

    hmmm, where to begin??


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    Boulevard Saison Brett 2011 and ??? (wants)
    Upland Gilgamesh (want)
    Upland Cherry Lambic (should want)
    Goose Island Lolita '11 (want)
    BFM Bon Chien Grand Cru Rhum Barrels '10 (want - maybe my fav brewery)

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    JP Noel de Calabaza (want)
    JP Oro de Calabaza (want)
    JP La Roja (want)
    JP ES Bam (want)
    Pretty Things Jack D'Or (want)
    BFM Bon Chien TR5 '08 (want - maybe my fav brewery)

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    Sun King / Oskar Blues Chaka (never had, cool can design)
    Schlafly AIPA x2 (like this brew)
    Boulevard Double Wide x2 (want)
    FFF Zombie Dust x2 (want)
    FFF Pride & Joy x2 (never had it but never had anything from FFF that was bad...)
    FFF Alpha King x2 (never had it but never had anything from FFF that was bad...)
    Dark Horse Crooked Tree x2 (want)
    Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree x2 (want)
    Great Crescent Bourbon Barrel Stout x2 (never heard of)

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    Local Folks Smoked Red Sauce (can't have enough sauces!)
    Bourbon Barrel Foods Bourbon Smoked Sea Salt (love me some specialty salts)
    BourbonQ Barrel Select Kentucky Bourbon Grilling Sauce (can't have enough sauces!)
    Evan Williams (the gf will love this!)
    Buffalo Trace (the gf will love this!)
    Woodford Reserve Bourbon Chocolate Ball (awesome!)

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    Buffalo Trace Bourbon Brittle (mmm, brittle!)
    Finchville Farms cured ham (if only it arrived last night when we had breakfast for dinner :)
    Evan Williams Bourbon Pecan Brittle (mmm, brittle!)

    BJohnston, these boxes were fantastic.
    serious high bar to start things off!
     
  2. duceswild

    duceswild Advocate (740) Maryland Feb 8, 2010

    You're right, talk about an extreme high bar being set. You crushed not only the beer, but also the food items.
     
  3. nwu008

    nwu008 Aficionado (165) Minnesota Oct 18, 2009

    Did my first round of shopping last night and grabbed 72 ounces. Have 87 that I plan to pull from my cellar. But if I am going to compete with BJohnson, it looks like I have a long way to go yet!
     
  4. Picked up 154 ounces so far, hitting 4 wants. I'm trying to track down some more beers that I think are to my targets taste. So far he's been pretty active in this thread.

    BJohnston just set that bar amazingly high though. Impressive haul.
     
  5. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    Third time in a row Bjohnston kicks ass, I was fortunate to be his target in round 1...impressively high bar set for beer and food!!!
     
  6. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    If anybody deserves a monster box it's Bjohnston, I really hope whoever has him hooks him up!
     
  7. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    My target still MIA, but did get him a want that is on everyone's list (if it's not it should be) I only had to trade my first born child for it....
     
  8. A 40 lb box of awesomeness has landed from Texas. Will work on pics for tomorrow. Many thanks to Elijah (dumptruck81) for assembling a great and thoughtful selection of beers and for the kick-ass glass.
     
  9. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (320) California Feb 4, 2012

    ^ This ^ for sure. No pressure though ;)

    Hint for my target...

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  10. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011




    Why you bustin my balls?
     
  11. jjheinrichs

    jjheinrichs Savant (370) Wisconsin Apr 13, 2010

    Hint #4: The box is on your porch.
     
  12. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    ooh snap! atleast two people owe us pics now! lets see em!
     
  13. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (320) California Feb 4, 2012

    Had to do it player.

    Lets see those hauls fellas!
     
  14. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Savant (370) Texas Dec 28, 2011

    I need to hurry up and GTF outta work...
     
  15. Ask and ye shall receive...courtesy of Dumptruck81

    First, the locals

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    l-r Karbach Weisse Versa Wheat, Austin Beerworks Black Thunder, Adelbert's Naked Nun (was hoping for a more illustrative label), Real Ale 15th Anniv RIS, Jester King/Mikkeller Beer Geek Rodeo, Real Ale Fireman's #4, Real Ale Sisyphus 2-yr vertical

    Then, some out-of-towners

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    l-r Maui Le Perouse White, Boulevard Sixth Glass, New Belgium Tart Lychee, Boulevard Harvest Dance, Bruery Smoking Wood, Maui Coconut Porter x2

    Let's not forget the groceries and something to pour these great beers into

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    Thanks again Elijah, you did good. Just had an 09 Sisyphus this week and loved it. Boulevard is one of my favorite breweries. Will enjoy all of these.
     
  16. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    Nice haul! But i gotta ask, why is that glass empty? Fill it up! It's the weekend after all.
     
  17. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Savant (370) Texas Dec 28, 2011

    I started to put it together a while after you posted this. Daaaayum!!! I'll be back in a while to post pics
     
  18. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Savant (370) Texas Dec 28, 2011

    jjheinrichs had a rather large box waiting for me "on the porch".

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    You managed to hit quite a few of my wants. Thanks Jeff for putting together one hell of a box!!!

    And for the money shot...

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  19. Bjohnston

    Bjohnston Aficionado (145) Kentucky Dec 24, 2011

    Ncaudle, glad you liked the box. The second Saison Brett is an 09. Date should be on the back label.

    This BIF is off to a damn good start! Let's keep it up!
     
  20. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    Hint.....my target hasn't received his box yet...
     
  21. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    i haven't even shopped for my target yet. but these early boxes are awesome. just wish more people in this bif were more active on here.
     
  22. Bjohnston

    Bjohnston Aficionado (145) Kentucky Dec 24, 2011

    Testify!
     
  23. duceswild

    duceswild Advocate (740) Maryland Feb 8, 2010

    Will be sendings to a state where some of my childhood toys were made.
     
  24. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (320) California Feb 4, 2012

    Just secured glassware and beer from brewery 6 hours to the north of me. Need to get some food items and then ready to go. Awesome boxes so far guys.
     
  25. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    Box is ready to go all 4 gallons of Northeast tasty-ness, to a state I was at in January and has a city where my favorite dessert is from
     
  26. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    it's gonna be one lucky sum bitch that gets a box from laxer8811, that man goes all out.
     
  27. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    Haha, thanks man, wait til you see the non beer I send!
     
  28. Bjohnston

    Bjohnston Aficionado (145) Kentucky Dec 24, 2011

    Gotta agree with match1112, laxer8811 has sent two killer boxes thus far. I would expect no less this round.
     
  29. I think I've got all the beer together for the box at this point, except for hopefully snagging a fresh growler of a fantastic beer that doubles as one of my target's Wants. Working on the swag and the local food item... this can double as a hint: I thought I had a killer local food item, only to learn that my target's state is one of the few places other than CT that you can buy it. :(
     
  30. jjheinrichs

    jjheinrichs Savant (370) Wisconsin Apr 13, 2010

    Hope you enjoy! Be sure to plop a few scoops of ice cream into one of the root beers.
     
  31. dumptruck81

    dumptruck81 Savant (370) Texas Dec 28, 2011

    Hell yeah I been enjoying em! I was planning on the root beer float
     
  32. duceswild

    duceswild Advocate (740) Maryland Feb 8, 2010

    I have a couple food items in mind for my target two of them are beverages...I may be exiled from the site for shipping them in my box though :( even if I occasionally enjoy them while watching the O's or with steamed crabs.

    1 - not made in MD anymore and 1 - that recently started showing up on MD shelves again

    Anyone know them?
     
  33. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    National bohemian beer (Natty Boh)?? What do I win?
     
  34. ncaudle

    ncaudle Advocate (610) Virginia May 28, 2010

    Natty Bo may be the perfect summer brew!
     
  35. duceswild

    duceswild Advocate (740) Maryland Feb 8, 2010

    So far you each got the 1 - not made in MD anymore, but we're still missing the other...
    laxer, if you would like to win something I will send you some ;)
     
  36. Shipping today--local food item and glassware to follow in a separate box, either late this week or early next week, but I didn't want to sit on a fresh growler.
     
  37. laxer8811

    laxer8811 Savant (350) New York Sep 13, 2006

    I have never had boh before...will be in MD in July will have to seek it out.....mailing out tomorrow, but my food item will arrive before the beer
     
  38. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    Think im done shopping for beer. Just got to get some food now.
     
  39. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (320) California Feb 4, 2012

    Alrighty then, box number one is packed and ready to go. Box 2 is waiting for food items. Someones going to need an shit ton of room in the fridge for this one.
     
  40. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (320) California Feb 4, 2012

    Might have to move the eggs, ha!
     

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