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The crown jewel of your cellar?

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

  1. It is such a brilliant marketing piece to date the year on the label. It increases the people buying more to age for verticals, if anything. My example, SN Bigfoot and Stone Vertical Epic. Both are good but it seems like every other person has a few of these in their cellar.
  2. landrewg

    landrewg Aficionado (245) Michigan Nov 11, 2008

    Chimay Grand Reserve-08
    Bell's Batch 7000
    Westy 12-08 x 2
  3. robwater

    robwater Savant (250) Colorado Jan 14, 2012

    I mean, I gotta sixer of Westy 12, a coupla Surly Syx, Lost Abbey Red Poppy, all Avery Demon Series, Oud Floris, Russian River Beatification...but I'm looking forward to drinking over and over again, my 10 bottles of Deschutes Black Butte XXIV. Mmm-MMMM!!!

    Edit: Eclipse FiftyFifty Elijah Craig 12, 20, and Four Roses are beckoning my palate...
  4. 2003 Utopias


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  5. MRL731

    MRL731 Aficionado (130) Florida Dec 25, 2011

    Eclipse Elijah, BCBS coffee and a '03 Westy 12
  6. My 3 bottles of Bourbon County Rare.
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  7. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Savant (450) Indiana Oct 19, 2006

    2007 Pannepot Reserva
  8. for me its

    bourbon barrel partridge in a pear tree
    2009 black tuesday
    rye papier
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    bike walz bro
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  10. reto21

    reto21 Aficionado (140) Alabama Aug 31, 2011

    chocolate rain
  11. First are my three bottles of 2010 Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze which will be given to my son on his 21st-ish birthday. Also that is the one and only beer my wife liked. Secondly my Veritas 009, which is the best beer I've ever had. Also, maybe 2010 BA Decadence and Berserker.
  12. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (750) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Man I wish I had one of those bottles of that.
  13. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

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  14. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    My 2011 Avery Mephistopheles. I know its not the oldest, but I search high and low for more Meph after I got to try it once (it was 4 years old at the time). But AZ stopped getting Avery so it took some searching out of state and it always seems to be the first one to disappear of their Demons of Ale series.
  15. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    Is that unopened? Awesome.
  16. my 100+ bottles of gueuze and lambic

    best bottle? probably my Framboos (most recent release)
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  17. I can't imagine Rare getting any better than it is now...
  18. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Savant (315) Aug 20, 2012

    2009 Dark Lord 2011 Parabola 2010 Abyss
  19. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (675) Ohio Nov 11, 2011

    I did. I just got it Thursday and drank it last night. Thanks for the tip bro.
  20. The thread states 'best in your cellar' not best beer you have in your fridge. Cellar meaning the beers you're aging.
  21. ChugLife

    ChugLife Aficionado (240) Colorado Aug 13, 2012

    Probably a Quingenti Millilitre bottle

    Ken Schmidt / Maui / Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut Porter Aged in Bourbon Barrels
  22. 2011 Sebago Brewmaster bourbon barrel barlewine
    2011 Angel Share
    Firestone XV
    Boulevard Love Child
  23. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Advocate (735) Colorado Jun 9, 2006

    oude geueze
  24. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,245) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    I've had a few and they do cellar great! Got 1 bottle left.
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  25. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,245) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    For me, probably my bottle of Westvleteren Special 6.
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  26. pecokid

    pecokid Savant (320) Pennsylvania Jan 23, 2007

    One (maybe more ;)) of each of the Troegs Splinters (Red, Gold, Blue, Black)
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  27. 97 Triple Bock
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  28. '09 Bruery Black Tuesday
    Bruery 2 Turtle Doves
    GI BCBS 06-11
    2004 Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock
    '07 & '08 FFF Dark Lord
    '07 Unibroue 17
    but my all time favorite has to be the Samuel Adams Patriot collection that my wife found for me as a gift.
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  29. woemad

    woemad Champion (855) Washington Jun 8, 2003

    That reminds me, I've got a bomber of that quietly aging. Totally forgot about it!
  30. - Cantillon Don Quixote
    - 3F 1998 50th Anniversary
  31. woemad

    woemad Champion (855) Washington Jun 8, 2003

  32. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (835) California Nov 16, 2009

    2006 JW Lees
    2006 Fullers
    (For Daughters 21st)

    VE 03

  33. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (360) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    Central Waters 1414 (Was at a store two or so months after it was released, beer guy saw me stocking up on the Bourbon Barrel Stout, BB Barleywine, and Peruvian Morning, asked if I was interested in a bottle, and got one from the back. GREAT DAY.)
    BCBS this year, ONLY because unlike last year, I could actually buy it by the 4-pack and not just a single from a store that sold out in god knows how many minutes, heh.
  34. aasher

    aasher Champion (910) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    2010 Cable Car, 2011 Blabaer, Batch 3 Beatification, Iced Eclipse and my eight Bourbon County Coffee are my crown jewels.
  35. aasher

    aasher Champion (910) Indiana Jan 27, 2010

    It'll be coming out again next month, with Big John.
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  36. Fou Foune x 2
    Peche n Brett
    Blend Love
    LP Geuze 2008
  37. For me, it's my 2002-2012 Stone IRS vertical.
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  38. 2007 Darkness
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  39. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Ohio Apr 5, 2011

    I have an 06' Hopslam that is a world-class barleywine.
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  40. No I cellar empty bottles.;)
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