The crown jewel of your cellar?

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

  1. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Wisconsin Feb 16, 2012

    That beer kicks all kinds of ass
  2. Jfriz25

    Jfriz25 Savant (295) Wisconsin Jun 8, 2012

    The one I most want to drink is a 750ml Consecration (b2)
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  3. BreakingBad

    BreakingBad Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    My crown jewel will be a zombie dust that i'm going to save for 10 years from the case i just bought.... no one will ever think to age it that long!...
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  4. DruRho

    DruRho Initiate (0) Maryland Sep 3, 2012

    DFH Festina Lente

    Close seconds are DFH's other rarities:
    Liquor de Malt
    Golden Shower
    Golden Era
    & collabs Isabelle and Old Odense Ale
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  5. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Savant (465) New York Jun 21, 2012

    Bolt Cutter? I assume you work at Founders?
  6. jbuddle

    jbuddle Initiate (0) New York Feb 24, 2010

    Thats a new one, the pre-dick wave.
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  7. enelson

    enelson Advocate (530) Illinois Dec 2, 2007

    I have plenty of beer like Rare, DL, KH, BCBS, etc., but the one that I'm waiting for the time to be right is my Wooden Hell. It took alot to acquire. I'm sure to be let down. It was my pinnacle. Now I spend more time at the mix a 6 pack section.
  8. I'd have to say mine are the 3 barrel treated Korknys (Cognac, Bourbon, Niepoort).

    Many thanks, Alex!
  9. stakem

    stakem Champion (890) Pennsylvania Feb 20, 2009

    Of all the things I have that are highly sought after or made in limitied quantities, the beer I treasure the most is my Schultheiss berliner. I would murder to have more.
  10. What kind of beer is it? I looked quicklly and it doesn't seem to be listed on BA.
  11. TheBeerTruck

    TheBeerTruck Savant (320) Michigan Feb 29, 2012

    No, but I am there all the time. Here's my blog post about how I got so lucky:
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  12. TheBeerTruck

    TheBeerTruck Savant (320) Michigan Feb 29, 2012

    From everything I've read, it stand for Wild One. It will be fun to find out sometime in the near future.
  13. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (640) Colorado Apr 15, 2011

    Hold the phone. You drank your Bolt Cutter instead of trading it or saving it?! You just don't understand how this whole beer thing works, do you?

    I enjoyed the read :)
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  14. jbuddle

    jbuddle Initiate (0) New York Feb 24, 2010

    I redact my statement about the pre-dick wave, although I do trademark it. Well done :)
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  15. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Savant (465) New York Jun 21, 2012

    Awesome article and story. Thanks for sharing.
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  16. TheBeerTruck

    TheBeerTruck Savant (320) Michigan Feb 29, 2012

    Trademark approved! Thanks! :)
  17. TheBeerTruck

    TheBeerTruck Savant (320) Michigan Feb 29, 2012

    Thank you very much. I'm glad you liked it. :)
  18. TheBeerTruck

    TheBeerTruck Savant (320) Michigan Feb 29, 2012

    LOLOLOLOL Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)
  19. JustinQ

    JustinQ Savant (305) California Nov 24, 2011

    This is what Im talkin about! Awesome
  20. -2 King Henrys (one of the few quasi-whales I've ever, or likely will ever) own
    -1 Black Sheep Russian Imperial Stout
    -08 to (hopefully soon) '12 GI Bourbon County
    -Durham Brewing Temptation imperial stout
  21. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Savant (410) Arizona Dec 14, 2011

    <-- Jealous
  22. <--Even more jealous
    How the hell did you swing that?
  23. I was at the brewery two weeks ago and they had a 6 bottle/case limit.
  24. jgroch2

    jgroch2 Zealot (90) Illinois Mar 26, 2011

    BB DL '12 and Brandy Vanilla DL...BOOM
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  25. JP La Roja grand reserve 2012
  26. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Champion (860) California Jan 31, 2005

    For me, 2009 Black Tuesday. Also I have a Millenium Edition Old Rasputin that is prized but I might be tempted into trading that one. I won't do that with my 09 BT.
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  27. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Champion (860) California Jan 31, 2005

    Oh, and one RARE, that one is not being traded either.
  28. that really, really sucks.
  29. i just started myself, but i've got a 2011 sucaba, a bottle of supplication, and a 2009 three philosophers in there.

    trying to age some palo santo marron too.
  30. tobin

    tobin Aficionado (195) Michigan Nov 22, 2009

    Most prized would be my '09 & '10 KtG just for the fun adventures my wife and I went through to get them. Most rare would be a JP Broja
  31. gklover1

    gklover1 Savant (265) Colorado Oct 18, 2009

    I would have to say Grand Lake Holy Grail. (Tickers dream, and tasty too!!)

    Cracked my only Rare last Friday with Woodchopper and coreymcafee side by side with VBDL, KH, BA HiFI, Bligh's, Cognac Moloko, etc...because, well, WHEN THE HELL ELSE AND WITH WHOM ELSE WOULD I CRACK IT?!?!

    Also, I have to put my 2003 DFH 120 Minute Batch 1 up there as well for me.
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  32. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poobah (1,320) Wyoming Sep 14, 2002

    The 2008 edition is a great one to cellar.
  33. i've only every had 120 min fresh (C+ imo). i'd be really interested in trying it aged. (wws is money after a couple of years.)
  34. Blanco

    Blanco Advocate (510) Pennsylvania Oct 11, 2008

    Nice, I have a 2008 as well, which is the bottle I've had the longest (I have a few lambics that old, but I haven't had them that long. I've had the three philosophers since it was fresh).
  35. My Abyss 2010. Not the oldest, not the rarest. My personal favorite. Had the first as a celebration, the second is dedicated to a vertical.
  36. gklover1

    gklover1 Savant (265) Colorado Oct 18, 2009

    120 min is GARBAGE fresh. Needs a MINIMUM of 3 years. 2008 is STELLAR right now.
  37. infi

    infi Savant (485) New York Apr 4, 2009

    Blåbær, Rare, Fou', Lente, 3F A&T, CR.
  38. Prh27

    Prh27 Savant (310) Virginia Apr 24, 2012

    I don't have any crazy, rare stuff but am happy with what I have. These are the few that I'm proud of.

    2010 Parabola
    2011 KBS x 2
    Cantillon Classic Geuze
    2010 Rodenbach Grand Cru

    My g/f probably has me beat. Not a beer geek whatsoever, she has a bottle of Cantillon Kriek Lambic that was purchased from the brewery in Belgium and given to her by a friend a couple years ago.
  39. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

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  40. put that away beer is serious business.
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