What's your best tradebait right now?

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by Mavajo, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. tewaris

    tewaris Advocate (605) Minnesota Jul 14, 2009

    This is a picture of whales chilling out in a cool, dark and humid place:
  2. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

  3. hegemonycricket

    hegemonycricket Initiate (0) Chad Jul 17, 2012

    This is the internet, you can claim to have whatever you want.

    I'm sitting on a case of Don Q and a keg of Dirty Horse.
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  4. domtronzero

    domtronzero Initiate (0) California Aug 18, 2007

    See! Wales should be stored upright. Not layed down.
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  5. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,060) New York Mar 12, 2009 Verified

    Not really wales, but my best trade bait for sure, but most already promised to my tasting group (unless you have Alpine Great, PM me)

    CdC 4 & 5
    Rosso 2 & 3
    MOAS '11
    Abyss '10, '11
    Super Kitty '09,'10,'11
    Westvleteren 12
    St. Lam.
  6. Avalon68

    Avalon68 Savant (275) Pennsylvania Jul 1, 2008 Verified

    Definitely some quality lists!
  7. chrisinidaho

    chrisinidaho Aficionado (130) Idaho Apr 22, 2008

    Black Butte XXII
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  8. claaark13

    claaark13 Advocate (715) Indiana Nov 29, 2007 Verified

    I thought I knew what "tradebait" was before I read most of the posts in this thread. I am now "dumber", or at least according to my definition of the word.
  9. nate8767

    nate8767 Aficionado (195) Alabama Nov 1, 2011

    I want to come to your birthday...
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  10. Most definitely. Is that Choc Rain up for trade? I was planning on going to Darkness if you're in the Cities and I'd try to throw a 3 for 1 deal for that since I know my bait as of now is pretty weak sauce. I know that isn't enticing, but eh, I'm realistic and might as well try to snag one I've been trying to get.
  11. chardlogic

    chardlogic Savant (370) Florida Feb 18, 2011 Verified

    You guys play hard. Let's see:

    BA Church on a Hill
    Marshal Zhukov
    Wake n' Bake
  12. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer Advocate (705) California May 13, 2011 Verified

    I don't have much trade bait at the moment so I guess this one is all I got

    IMG_5617 by briggscm, on Flickr
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  13. That is a sweet glass:p
  14. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer Advocate (705) California May 13, 2011 Verified

    Did you think I was referring to the beer??
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  15. mwrecording

    mwrecording Savant (255) Maryland Nov 14, 2009 Subscriber

    Bcbs 08(almost scared to drink it...)
    Westy 12
    Abyss '10(drinking tonight)

    Probably a couple more.
  16. slentz

    slentz Savant (320) Pennsylvania Mar 20, 2010

    shelf beers from Philly hit me up to trade away your whales
  17. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,430) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

    Churchill's Finest Hour (2012)
    BCBS (2009)
    Budweiser Brew Masters Private Reserve (2006) - SUPER WHALE
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  18. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Champion (755) Illinois Jan 8, 2009 Verified

    Beat B3
    Beat 4
    Flaming Fury
    Old Nuptial
    Lambicus Dexterius
    Veritas 004, 007, 010

    I guess those are the stand outs. Need to whittle the cellar down soon. I drink too much.
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  19. Arbitrator

    Arbitrator Initiate (0) California Nov 26, 2008

    Baiters gonna bait.
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  21. Breast milk from a Cambodian immigrant. It is the finest of breastmilks.
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  22. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Advocate (560) Illinois Apr 23, 2010 Verified

    2007 Blushing Monk
    BA Behemoth
    Battle Priest
    Bourbon DL
    Vanilla Bourbon DL
    Congnac DL
    De Muerte Porto DL

    I'd say thats all the rarest shit I got
  23. MarkIntihar

    MarkIntihar Initiate (0) Michigan Mar 17, 2010

    You mean Conquistador de Muerte Porto? Or Dark Lord de Muerte? Or Cognac de Muerte Dark Lord?
  24. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Advocate (560) Illinois Apr 23, 2010 Verified

    Conquistador de Muerte Porto oops
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  25. nrs207

    nrs207 Advocate (705) Pennsylvania Sep 8, 2011 Verified

    Guess I'll qualify this by saying some isn't up for trade (read everything except KBS and Sour Black), but my top beers at the moment are

    LP Kriek
    Cantillon 100% Lambic-Bio
    Melange 3
    Frangelic Mountain Brown
    Weyerbacher Sour Black

    Not much, but with my limited trades and being into this for less than a year I'll take it. Not really one for trading for whales, bro.
  26. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (660) Illinois Jan 7, 2011 Verified

    My top beers are Melange #1, 2007 Abyss, Sang Noir, and BCBS '11

    None of which are up for trade ;)
  27. Nightfall

    Nightfall Aficionado (160) Greece Aug 16, 2006

    Lots for trade, some not. currently trying to land a HF Ann and only (as I overdid it with trades and beer shopping and festivals the past few months :D ).
    3F J&J Blauw
    3F Framboos
    Rodenbach Alexander
    Narke Kaggen! Stormaktsporter 2008
    Narke Stormaktsporter 2008
    Cantillon Blabaer 2012 375ml
    Rodenbach Caractere Rouge
    3F Golden Blend 375 ml
    Rodenbach Vin de Cereal
    Bass King's Ale 1902
    20 y old Westy 8 with St.Bernardus Label
    Courage Russian Imperial Stout 1992
    Cantillon FouFoune 2011
    De Dolle Stille Nacht Special Reserva 2005
    Thomas Hardy’s (El.Pope) various from 80-90s
    Mikkeller X Imperial Stout Calvados
    lots of other stuff as well

    Also have many nice US ones, but since I am in Europe I got them to share/drink them :D
    So: Black Tuesday, Choc Rain, BA Speedway,BA Decadence, Pugachev Cobra,Sang Noir,BA Everett,King Henry,etc
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  28. clintonpuckett

    clintonpuckett Initiate (0) Indiana Apr 29, 2008

    '11 Pappy Van Winkle Dark Lord
    '11 Brandy Vanilla Dark Lord
    '12 Bourbon Vanilla Dark Lord
    '12 Bourbon Dark Lord
    '11 Armand'4 Box Set
    '10 Bourbon County Rare
    '11 Chocolate Rain (Batch 1)
    '12 Black Note
    '10 Bourbon County Vanilla
    '11 Iced Eclipse
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  29. smutty33

    smutty33 Advocate (705) Connecticut Jun 12, 2009

    KtG - 2011,12
    Abyss - 2008,11
    KBS - 2012
    BCBS - 2010
    NEBCo. Gandhi-Bot

    Cheers All.........:cool:
  30. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (665) Colorado Apr 15, 2011 Verified

    I'm not trading mine either. It's a fantastic beer!
  31. Grohnke

    Grohnke Savant (395) Illinois Sep 15, 2009

    iso: agentzeros tradebait list
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  32. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (660) Illinois Jan 7, 2011 Verified

    My favorite sour! So much balance yet lots of sour goodness :)
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  33. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Champion (790) Jul 4, 2008

    The Lost Abbey Ultimate Box Set
  34. - Blabaer '09
    - Kaggen! '08
    - 3F A&T
    - Armand'4 series
    - Cantillon regular line up (including Lou Pepes, Saint Lam, Vigneronne and Fou Foune)
    - Mikkeller Stella 0 and Stella 1
    - Kuhnhenn BB4D
    - DHVL 20 Anniversary
    - Pausa Cafe Martina
    - 3F Golden Blend
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  36. tewaris

    tewaris Advocate (605) Minnesota Jul 14, 2009

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  37. huh, funny how your thoughts changed since this post:

    guess it only became rare trade bait once you got your hands on it. :eek:
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  38. drabmuh

    drabmuh Champion (825) Maryland Feb 7, 2004

    Who trades beer anymore? Seriously?
  39. mattafett

    mattafett Savant (475) Iowa Mar 9, 2009

    I'll play too. None for trade.
    BCBS '08
    BCBS '10
  40. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Advocate (560) Illinois Apr 23, 2010 Verified

    Hey just because I don't think it is as rare as people make it out to be, doesn't change that it trades ridiculously. Also, it's not for trade