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New White Whale List

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by SpeedwayJim, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. AgentZero

    AgentZero Advocate (565) Illinois Jul 19, 2009

    Not less rare, just less desired.
     
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  2. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    Solid 64. Surprised Framboos re-release is so high.
     
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  3. I've only had 8 of them. What a failure I am.
     
  4. #68 and #87 For me
    What I am impressed with is how high Troegs scored on the list ...Way to go !!!
     
  5. Funny that several beers brewed in 2012 are considered 'white whales'.

    Seems like a bit of 'Flavor of the week' ?
     
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    I've had 0 from the list.

    Such a frakking amateur.....
     
  7. surlytheduff

    surlytheduff Savant (380) Michigan Jul 22, 2010

    020202 drops off the list after next month, right?
     
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  8. penniwisdom

    penniwisdom Initiate (0) California Sep 10, 2010

    Where's the king Henry on this list, bro?
     
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  9. You forgot to add Heady Topper, Hill Farmstead regulars and Marshall Zhukov. From the trading forums it appears these all trade for Rare+ these days. (Insert Sarcasm font here).
     
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  10. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    70/103. Question on some of the Cantillon one offs: why do you have beers like LH12, Spuyten Duyvil, the Reed Gueuzes, and Pikkulinnun and not other bar only Cantillon releases? Because some of those bottles have made their way into circulation? If so, Bourgogne, Tyrnilambic, La Diernere Cuvee 89, and Pinot D"Aunis need to be on there. Feestbier needs to be on there somewhere as well.
     
  11. AgentZero

    AgentZero Advocate (565) Illinois Jul 19, 2009

    Some of those are so rare, no one knows to want them.
     
  12. mulder1010

    mulder1010 Initiate (0) Australia Aug 29, 2008

    A&T? Really?
     
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  13. gklover1

    gklover1 Savant (255) Colorado Oct 18, 2009

    Those of you naming XX/103...this is how many u tried, I hope, not how many you have in ur cellar currently, right?

    *braces for possible pants changing
     
  14. MordorMongo

    MordorMongo Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2009

    Tried 51 or 52, lost count. Have 11 on list, 13 if you count multiples. My penis is not very huge. Bigger than some, smaller than a lot. Gets job done (or at least that is what I tell myself).
     

  15. Along with everything else. The world is ending.
     
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  16. SpeedwayJim

    SpeedwayJim Advocate (700) New York Jun 19, 2009

    Just what AgentZero said. So many of those are so obscure, if they were included, half of the top 100 could be made up of Cantillon's. But I'd imagine all the Cantillon one-offs are all about the same level of "waliness". Though I suspect you'd know better than me.
     
  17. sarro

    sarro Savant (345) Michigan May 12, 2009

    Great job!!!!!!!1
     
  18. davey101

    davey101 Initiate (0) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009

    Huh, I've had 100 times as many white wales than you've had!



    (Also 0....)
     
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  19. Worst band ever!
     
  20. davey101

    davey101 Initiate (0) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009

     
  21. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Champion (835) New York Dec 13, 2009

    I always find these lists to be fun and thought the old one was definitely in need of some updating (something must've been amiss and in need of update when it turned out that i was actually getting to try quite a few of them ;) )...however...

    ...THIS! unfortunately, the unwanted whales BIF is probably a pretty good indicator on desirability for the folks holding some of these beers, but my major beef with the unwanted whales BIF is it really gives a strong favoring on the thoughts of the organizer who is the gatekeeper on what gets into the BIF. i've had some pretty desirable beers turned down for that BIF and then saw the list with some new buzzed beers making it. i was always shocked when i would at tempt to enter SH Peconic and get shot down and then see something like damon or mimosa in there (please note i no longer have any of these bottles to trade so i have no vested interest in it being on the list, but like the SH Berliner, there are those who know about these amazing and difficult to acquire beers and those who are in the dark).

    cheers and thanks jim, this stuff is always fun. if you don't like the list, then ignore it. it isn't hard as most beers on these lists aren't all over the place.
     
  22. dtmets84

    dtmets84 Aficionado (235) New York Dec 31, 2011

    ticked 20. pobre at best.

    will be seeing #5, #10, #12, #37, #5, #88

    to re iterate. i will be seeing M, dirty horse, don quijote, JCN, Malvasia Rosso, and choc rain batch 1 on january 12th 2013.
     
  23. Only 6 for me. What a chump.
     
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  24. youradhere

    youradhere Savant (485) Arkansas Feb 29, 2008

    Ehhhhhh jeezus, when did beer enjoyment and advocacy become such a competition?
     
  25. aasher

    aasher Champion (910) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    I knew I shouldn't have opened my Iced Eclipse. Doh! It wad delicious though.
     
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  26. aasher

    aasher Champion (910) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    I know what you're saying but people take the one off thing pretty seriously.
     
  27. aasher

    aasher Champion (910) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    My opinion is that Rare is not a wale.
     
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  28. Damn bro that's it? Figured you would be a lot higher. I'm personally only at 17
     
  29. Anonymous1

    Anonymous1 Savant (445) Illinois Mar 19, 2012

    I'm surprised to see Damon and Mimosa on here but no Norma??? Yeah it's being released again soon, but I've found that next to Ann that Norma was the hardest one to track down....
     
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  30. Damn, only 24/102 for me. Admittedly, I'm of the mindset that I'm likely not missing THAT much with a lot of these beers (do I really care that much about things like '07 Darkness or '04 Dark Lord? not really). The super rare Cantillons, on the other hand, are my top Wants!
     
  31. I have a suggestion for the list: Eszett Geuze.

    Here is some information about why I think it should be on the list:

    1) Uli's (h.ertie) first and only commercial blend.
    2) Only 130 bottles.
    3) It has a rating above 4.6/5 http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/10574/81839/?ba=Thehuntmaster
    4) I have done trades involving Mimosa and Blabaer for Eszetts - With Eszett trading higher than 1:1.
    5) I have been offered JCN 1:1
    6) http://beeradvocate.com/community/t...gueuze-iso-eszett-and-other-rare-sours.48118/ (I wish I had a bottle left so I could do this trade !!!!!!!!!!!)
    http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/iso-eszett-geuze-ft-list.45381/
    http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/iso-eszett-geuze-ft-list.49194/
    7) In the Unwanted Whales 6, it ranked just below BV DL and above the likes of Deviation, Narke konjaks! stormaktsporter and Izzy : https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ag2miH1aXXYYdHBwMy1IOW9zMFVYLUFHNWEyMllpdWc#gid=0
     
  32. goveia75

    goveia75 Savant (265) Oregon Mar 20, 2011

    I'm also surprised that Rorie's Ale is not on there. I've traded a couple over the past year, both times for items ranked in the 30s and 40s on that list. And every offer I received were from bottles on that list (anywhere ranked 34-55). But I don't know the criteria.
     
  33. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 4, 2009

    I am glad that 05 Gratitude is easy to get now, along with 08.
     
  34. johndoe8

    johndoe8 Savant (275) California Jun 9, 2010

    ISO: Still Nacht Reserva 2000. PM me. FT: Your choice from at least 15 bottles ranked higher than SNR2000.
     
  35. Sarlacc83

    Sarlacc83 Advocate (620) Oregon Mar 2, 2008

    The OP finally nails down what trading is all about. Hooray!
     
  36. beerdweeb

    beerdweeb Savant (310) California Nov 28, 2010

    I like the list. It's fun. Good work SJ.
     
  37. Haven't had any of those :coolface:
     
  38. readbaron

    readbaron Savant (345) Illinois May 12, 2010

    Veritas 010 and 007 seem oddly placed to me. (010 too high, 007 too low)

    EDIT my beer penis currently rates 41
     
  39. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    You new here?
     
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