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The crown jewel of your cellar?

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

  1. penniwisdom

    penniwisdom Initiate (0) California Sep 10, 2010

    Beatification B3 or B4
    St Lamvinus 05
    Cable Car
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  2. Littorai - Savoy Vineyard, Anderson Valley, 2003 Magnum
    Littorai - Hirsch Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2004 Magnum
    Lynmar - Quail Hill, Russian River Valley, 2007 Magnum

    As far as beer goes, probably 3L's of Supplication, Consecration, and Temptation
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  3. Rare
    King Henry
    Dark Lord 2009 - 2012
    BA Sexual Chocolate
    Black Tuesday 2011 & 2012
    BCBS 2009 - 2012
    Chocolate Rain
  4. TWStandley

    TWStandley Champion (785) Massachusetts Jan 15, 2008 Verified

    King Henry
    Chocolate Rain
    2008 BCBS
    2009 BCBS Bomber
    1988 Thomas Hardy
    Vertical of BF from 1998 to 2012
  5. jbravato

    jbravato Zealot (75) Pennsylvania Nov 11, 2010

    '11 CBS, '10 KBS and now my '12 case of BCBS also my black tuesday that's on its way from CA
  6. 2009-12 KBS
    2012 Westbrook Mexican Cake
    10' Night Stalker & Big John
    All three Westbrook wine barrel Trippel's

    The jewel used to be a 2007 Abyss. Now I have the 09, 10 and 11 to wait as long as I did with the 07.
  7. iwantmorehops

    iwantmorehops Savant (430) Vermont Sep 25, 2010 Verified

    Lawson's maple barrel aged fayston maple imperial stout
    Lawson's bourbon fayston (from the same year)
    Lawson's bourbon fayston ( most recent batch)
    Lawson's maple tripple 2 year vertical
  8. 3rdto1st

    3rdto1st Savant (275) California Dec 1, 2011

    I have more quantity than special stuff, so I would have to say my case collection

    A case of White Chocolate
    A case of 2012 Parabola
    A case of 2012 Sucaba
    A case of 2012 BT

    and I'm so OCD, I dont know how I can drink them since they all fit in the case and even having one missing makes me uneasy. lol
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  9. bradfordjohnson

    bradfordjohnson Savant (355) Kentucky Jun 18, 2012 Verified

    I did NOT like that Angel's Share at all. Bramble is quite tasty though.
  10. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    I'll find out one way or the other on my birthday in March! I've had Bramble once before and loved it, which is why I traded for it again.
  11. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    Bramble was shared -- and deliciously so -- with VncentLIFE and OSUBeerStudent last night.
  12. ewright

    ewright Savant (450) North Carolina Oct 25, 2007

    Simple, send me 3 of each in one of those boxes. 3 boxes, 3 cases of beer :D
  13. 1 PIAPT an two of each year since ...Cant wait to get 5 Golden Rings !!
  14. about 7 bottles of 2003 Thomas Hardy 8 2004 and 6 2006
  15. Corbet

    Corbet Savant (395) Michigan Nov 7, 2010 Verified

    If this is really your pic, I'd drink them ASAP.
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  16. Hatzilla

    Hatzilla Savant (360) California Jul 25, 2008 Verified

    How old is the Pliny?
  17. Auracom

    Auracom Savant (310) Illinois Nov 5, 2010

    Out of Bottleworks. Can't wait to visit Seattle next week and check out the source location for the very first time. :)

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  18. xanok

    xanok Savant (425) Connecticut Aug 13, 2009

    I've had it both ways and don't prefer it one way or the other, although I haven't had one as old as five years like you.

    But it's still amazing at 1-2 years.
  19. That is such a great beer. True whale meat
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  20. JohnfromPurdue

    JohnfromPurdue Savant (320) Wisconsin Apr 27, 2009 Verified

    Armand '4 set
    Veritas 010
    plus every Cantillon and 3F I've got
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  21. BrettHead

    BrettHead Advocate (660) Nebraska Sep 18, 2010

    Rare and King Henry, I suppose
  22. DimensionX

    DimensionX Savant (335) Oregon Oct 1, 2010

    Anchor Christmas Magnum from 1993.

    Found it at a garage sale (and a bunch of good records) and was hesitant but the seller assured me that it had been stored well and not light struck. 2 dollars well spent I think.

    I've picked up the last 3 Anchor magnums and hope to do a vertical this year. Gonna need a posse to drink all that beer!
    Then I'm gonna fill those big bottles with my own christmas beer and stick em back in the cellar.
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  23. jonneh

    jonneh Aficionado (100) Connecticut Feb 20, 2006

    2003 Sam Utopias I bought back then when i worked at a liquor store, is that really jewel worthy?
  24. dannon71

    dannon71 Aficionado (235) Florida Jun 19, 2005

    I'm a wee bit proud of my 69' Ratcliffs.
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  25. UCLABrewN84

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

    Wow, great find.
  26. ficklepixel

    ficklepixel Aspirant (35) Colorado Nov 16, 2012

    My prized beer used to be a New Belgium La Folie from 2005. It was hand-labeled and numbered. My husband and cracked her open during our marriage celebration. It was absolutely delicious.

    Now, I think my prized possession is the 2007 Abyss. Thinking I should probably open it soon...
  27. jisom123

    jisom123 Savant (350) Indiana Aug 21, 2008

    Glad to see d'extra on your list. Love that beer! Cheers.
  28. Mine are (for now) Cantillon Classic 750, 3F Golden Blend. Allllright, all my gueuzes
  29. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (810) Ohio Sep 16, 2010

    Mine would be -

    2008 Three Philosophers
    Bourbon County Vanilla
    King Henry
    750ml Cantillon Classic
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  30. Envelopes

    Envelopes Initiate (0) Ohio Aug 26, 2012

    I don't have much, but I do have 5 bottles of Westy 12 that I'm pretty psyched to have.
  31. jisom123

    jisom123 Savant (350) Indiana Aug 21, 2008

    Duff Extra
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  32. jisom123

    jisom123 Savant (350) Indiana Aug 21, 2008

    Yes. It's Jewel worthy. Not like finding a rare gem "worthy", but like owning an unopened Neo-Geo or 3DFX "worthy".
    That reminds me.... off topic; ISO: unopened Chrono Trigger, : FT: Rum Barrel Oil of Aphrodite, '11 DL, 3 Guys off the scale and '06 Raisin D'Extra.
    Also ISO Secret of Mana unopened.
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  33. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poobah (1,040) Colorado Aug 15, 2010

  34. 1 bottle of Samichlaus dark 1997. The only reason it lasted this long is the sickness that followed from drinking the first 5.
  35. reval

    reval Aficionado (110) New York Apr 13, 2011 Verified

    If I had to pick one I would say King Henry. Not sure when I will crack that one. Already had one and it was superb.
  36. 2012 Parabola...
    Haven't been in the game for too terribly long.
  37. hotpipes29

    hotpipes29 Aficionado (130) Ohio Dec 22, 2008

    7 Rare
    2 04 drie magnums
    Publican Porter
    Old toad barrel barley wine
    Donkey Punch
  38. runlikealope

    runlikealope Aficionado (105) Pennsylvania Dec 17, 2012 Verified

    '99 Lees harvest
    tactical nuclear penguin
    09-'12 consecration
    # 2,3,5,6, hof ten dormaal barrel project
    '09 four loko
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  39. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (580) Michigan Jun 30, 2009 Verified

    1955 Westmalle Brown for coolness factor.
    '96 Thomas Hardys for tastiness factor.
    '12 Bud Light Platinum for the broski factor.
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