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The crown jewel of your cellar?

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by SeaOfShells, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

    What beer do you have currently that you are most proud of?

    I have 3:

    Kuhnhenn 4D 2010
    Kuhnhenn Barrel Aged 4D 2010
    Kuhnhenn 4D 2007

    As a runner up, I'm going to go with 2011 Victory at Sea. Not because it's rare, but because I'm surprised I managed to keep a bottle this long. It's my all time favorite beer, all things considered.
     
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  2. socon67

    socon67 Champion (760) New York Jun 18, 2010 Verified

    Right now its a bottle of Westy 12.
     
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  3. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (810) Ohio Sep 16, 2010

    2008 Three Philosophers
     
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  4. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    Rare, duh.

    EDIT: I'm also stoked on my '07 Expedition Stout, but only because I bought it off the shelf for the normal price a few months ago.
     
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  5. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    2011 Brandy Vanilla DL or Izzy.

    Also the framed watercolor of my peen that hangs above 'dem two.
     
  6. Dennoman

    Dennoman Advocate (505) Belgium Aug 20, 2011

    Value-wise I guess it's a bottle of Millennium Geuze.

    Pure sentimental value is probably the nip bottle of Black Damnation 666 some incredibly kind-hearted beautiful bastard (you know who you are) gave me as an extra, leaving me at a loss for words at the awesomeness of this community.
     
  7. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

    I thought I was the only one that did that.
     
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  8. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    But did you paint it yourself?
     
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  9. markrmoser

    markrmoser Savant (265) Illinois Jun 27, 2010

    '08 BCBS, '10 NG Bourbon Barrel Kriek, Westy 12
     
  10. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,440) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

    Its a tie between my bottles of 2012 Churchill's Finest Hour and my magnum of 2006 Budweiser Brew Masters Private Reserve.
     
  11. 2008 Lou Pepe Gueuze
    2012 Classic Guezue
    2012 Sucaba
     
  12. I drink all the good stuff.

    I still have a Hellshire I; I'm waiting on it to turn into the next Wooden Hell.
     
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  13. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

    Is that really a thing?

    Also, I had 2 bottles of 2012 Churchill's but I dropped one and it shattered. I know....
     
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  14. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Champion (755) Illinois Jan 8, 2009 Verified

    Veritas 004
    Blauw
    Blab
     
  15. fvernon

    fvernon Savant (380) Wisconsin Mar 1, 2010

    rare. oh, and sour reserve II, and maybe maple tripple
     
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  16. camil1mj

    camil1mj Savant (440) Michigan Oct 4, 2010 Verified

    Cable Car, Duck Duck Goose, Bourbon Vanilla Darklord.
     
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  17. fvernon

    fvernon Savant (380) Wisconsin Mar 1, 2010

    i knew you'd like my post. i tip my hat to you and your crew's generosity!
     
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  18. FullObs

    FullObs Savant (325) Illinois Jul 27, 2010 Verified

  19. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Champion (765) Illinois Mar 17, 2009 Verified

    MikeTen would get mad if I posted in this thread. :D
     
  20. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,440) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

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  21. davey101

    davey101 Champion (820) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009

    2004 world wide stout
     
  22. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

  23. koopa

    koopa Champion (835) New Jersey Apr 20, 2008

    Rarity Wise: The only Magnum of Deschutes Jubel 2000 Millennium Ale in existence.
     
  24. nrs207

    nrs207 Advocate (705) Pennsylvania Sep 8, 2011 Verified

    Probably my LP Kriek. Best grab I've gotten at the shop I frequent.
     
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  25. 2 bottles of '94 ("Proprietor's Reserve") Sam Adams Triple Bock, pretty much because I drank everything else with some help from my friends. I came to the conclusion that I could get hit by a truck without ever having tried a lot of awesome beer, so I hosted a "cellar cleaning party."
     
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  26. CMUbrew

    CMUbrew Savant (425) Michigan Jan 27, 2012

    2010 Goose Island Night Stalker. Just recently found it on a store shelf. Never thought I would be the owner of a beer that's both retired and cellerable, whatever that's worth.
     
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  27. kdmcguire10

    kdmcguire10 Savant (385) Michigan Jul 15, 2011

    Few bottles of Rare and a Growler of PEGS Rare DOS
     
  28. Powderhornphil

    Powderhornphil Advocate (605) Minnesota Apr 30, 2012 Verified

    2010 and 2011 Surly Darkness
    Parabola I am aging
    Better Half

    Haven't been cellaring stuff too long.
     
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  29. Wielder

    Wielder Aficionado (160) Indiana Sep 5, 2012

    An etichetta oro.
    Also a jadwiga.
     
  30. TurdFurgison

    TurdFurgison Champion (855) Ohio May 29, 2005 Verified

    I'm happy with my all my bottles of Dark Lord.
     
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  31. DoctorRock

    DoctorRock Savant (360) Minnesota May 13, 2010 Verified

    Rare
    Darkness 08-11
    Upland Persimmon '12 (unreleased)
    King Henry
    Steel Toe Before The Dawn
    Central Waters 1414
    BCBS 08, 10 & 11

    Good stuff, but no crazy walez
     
  32. maximum12

    maximum12 Champion (860) Minnesota Jan 21, 2008 Verified

    My four years of Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine.

    Yes, it's off the shelf, yes, it's not expensive, but it might be the best-aging beer I've ever tasted.
     
  33. cpjtr9559

    cpjtr9559 Initiate (0) New York Nov 30, 2007

    2010 ivan the terrible
     
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  34. nicks6217

    nicks6217 Savant (420) California Jan 15, 2010 Verified

    I think.

    Jean Chris Nomad
    Framboos
    Veritas 03
     
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  35. maximum12

    maximum12 Champion (860) Minnesota Jan 21, 2008 Verified

    There, fixed that for you. :p
     
  36. willandperry

    willandperry Savant (265) Colorado Sep 15, 2011 Verified

    For me, its be T25
     
  37. marine1975

    marine1975 Advocate (595) North Carolina Apr 27, 2009 Verified

    Rare x 2
    Apple Brandy Hunahpu
    Bourbon County Vanilla
    1999 Westy 12
    2009 Black Tuesday
     
  38. DoctorRock

    DoctorRock Savant (360) Minnesota May 13, 2010 Verified


    Sad to only have 1 left...it sure was fun drinking the other 5 :)
     
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  39. dckepley

    dckepley Savant (375) Iowa Aug 13, 2006

    05-05-05 Vertical Epic and 2010 Upstream Ebenezer....lots of great beers in the cellar, but these two intrigue me.
     
  40. duchessedubourg

    duchessedubourg Advocate (510) Vermont Nov 2, 2007 Verified

    A mixed case of Cantillons, an HORALS Mega Blend, a De Cam Lambiek, and all four Armand 4 geuzes. Can you tell I enjoy sour beers?
     
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