PvW and AB black magick...what's it take

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by VernonBaxter, May 2, 2014.

  1. VernonBaxter

    VernonBaxter Savant (280) Texas May 17, 2013

    I want to land both in one go. Could it get done with VSB+ JK MvB and CdT? Is that asking too much? Too little? Is it even worth it? Are these beers as good as everyone says?!?
     
  2. jampics2

    jampics2 Champion (840) Ohio Dec 19, 2008 Verified

    Yes, IMHO, PvW Black Magick is the best BA stout in years, perhaps ever. AB is also great.

    I think you could get PvW for VSB 1-1, but AB was the lowest bottle count and only 2pp.

    Good luck!
     
  3. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Savant (485) Vermont Nov 14, 2011

    I had 3 sets at one point and would do that for sure if I still had any. I thought they were good, but not great. I am in the minority on that opinion it seems.
     
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  4. RyanMcFly1985

    RyanMcFly1985 Savant (380) Ohio Oct 20, 2007 Verified

    I'm in the minority as well. Liked them, but didn't love them. PVW was actually my least favorite of the three.
     
  5. phishphorce

    phishphorce Savant (480) Pennsylvania Aug 4, 2011 Verified

    I "might" be the worlds foremost expert on these beers I have traded/bought 15 PVW BM and multiple sets of all 3. PVW BM is my favorite beer. AB is easier to trade for even though there are a few less bottles in the wild than PVW simply because PVW is better by a good bit.

    Franky I have soloed a couple of each of the BT and AB and while they were good they were nothing special. PVW on the other hand is hands down my favorite stout ever.

    I think 1:1 with VSB is pretty good for PVW. AB can be had for much less from the right person.