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Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by MykelJH, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. MykelJH

    MykelJH Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 California

    Is this gonna be the new M?
  2. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

  3. yojimbo1

    yojimbo1 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2012 Kansas

    How much M was made? They are making 15 bbls of this. It seems like a lot to be considered ultra rare but I suppose that depends on how much they keg. The beer sounds good though.
  4. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,446) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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  5. stupac2

    stupac2 Disciple (387) Feb 22, 2011 California
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    To OP: No. No it's not.
  6. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    No beer made now will.hopefully get to Dave or M status. That doesnt mean beers as good or better within style wont be brewed.
  7. vurt

    vurt Zealot (599) Apr 11, 2004 Oregon
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    No. But that won't stop people from trying to treat it as if it was.
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  8. vacax

    vacax Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2008 California
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    The act of asking the question also answers it.
  9. MykelJH

    MykelJH Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 California

    Well looking at trade requests its seemed like it might be. Didn't know what the value of this would be right off the get go
  10. KevSal

    KevSal Champion (853) Oct 17, 2010 California
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    I hope it doesnt get infected

    : /
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  11. thegoon55

    thegoon55 Initiate (0) Oct 27, 2012 Massachusetts
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    No way bourbon oak barrels > red wine oak barrels, people who think this is going to be the new M are caught in the hype.... Just like bolt cutter was going to be the new king Henry, what a joke.
  12. unclekeith

    unclekeith Zealot (544) Sep 4, 2012 Alaska
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    In a radio interview last month, the PR rep for MS said the 3000 recipe was based on M. Obviously, there will be differences.

    From MS Facebook/Twitter:
    3000 is scheduled to be released Jan. 25 in Anchorage at $15/bottle at a meet the brewers event at a local store. When it is released at the brewery, there will be a 6 bottle limit. (Berserker was a 2 bottle limit at the brewery upon release).
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  13. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    Yes, it is.
    Hellshire I is also the new Wooden Hell, I have one for trade if anybody's interested.
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  14. MykelJH

    MykelJH Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 California

    Berserker was also distro'd though and 3000 will only be in sold in AK. Probably the reason for the bottle limit differences.
  15. vacax

    vacax Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2008 California
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    You're missing my point, the act of asking this question and the pretrades means people are getting their hands on the beer. The reason beers like M or Partridge become so coveted is because nobody thought to do that when they had the chance.
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  16. YaKnowBrady

    YaKnowBrady Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2010 New Jersey

    Will trade you a whole case of BA Old Numbskull
  17. MrVonzipper

    MrVonzipper Initiate (0) May 9, 2011 California

    Hellshire I is Absolutely Not the new Wooden Hell. Plus, isn't it infected.
  18. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,446) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    I thought Barrel Aged Naked Evil was the new M?
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  19. unclekeith

    unclekeith Zealot (544) Sep 4, 2012 Alaska
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  20. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    As such, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been hit up for obtaining bottles of M. At one point, the beer made news by commanding over $1,540 dollars for a single bottle on eBay. People still rave about the beer today, and somehow the brewery’s three-thousandth batch of beer, simply called 3000, seems to be related to it, at least in hype, although the two are fundamentally different beers.

    Both are Belgian barley-wine style ales, although Midnight Sun’s Barb Miller says this might be somewhat of a misnomer. “There really is no such thing as a true Belgian barley wine; they don’t have that style over there, or at least didn’t historically; 3000 is more like a Belgian quadruple with that big, dark, chewy mouthfeel,” she says.

    Pre-Trade value torpedoed.
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  21. drgarage

    drgarage Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2008 California

    But Anchorage Barleywine! ISO! So glad I'll be at Toronado Barleywine fest for that monster.
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  22. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2012 Wisconsin

    I think I'm more interested in the anchorage barleywine...
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  23. yojimbo1

    yojimbo1 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2012 Kansas

    It may be that they are using a Belgian strain of yeast. Sometime "Belgian style" something is used when the only thing Belgian about it is the yeast used.
  24. Pnell316

    Pnell316 Initiate (164) Aug 16, 2010 Pennsylvania

    I'm going off what was said about M in the homebrew forums, a clone that I hope to one day attempt, but apparently M has 4 different strains of yeast used 2 of them Belgian. I read somewhere of 3000 is using 2 different strains, so with that I would say it could be more then half of what M is.
  25. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Poo-Bah (2,989) Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    say what you will about M and Dave, but don't you dare bring Loerik into this discussion. ah....Loerik...
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  26. GrumpyOldTroll

    GrumpyOldTroll Initiate (0) May 5, 2012 New Jersey

    Loerik was brilliant, but M is the one beer from last weekend that I'm really hoping to try again. Other than the ones I've already made arrangements for. :cool:
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  27. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (487) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    If me and Overlord only held on to our original MtG cards we would be freaking rich. Who would of thought being a nerd in 1993 could have led to retirement 20 years later.
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  28. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I think that's even rarer than a hellifino.
  29. podunkparte

    podunkparte Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2009 Washington

    I have nearly worthless complete Pokemon card sets and very rare cards sitting in my closet, asking me why I didn't sell them for 4-5 figures 10 years ago. Hindsight is a bitch
  30. Shmeal

    Shmeal Devotee (409) Nov 9, 2009 Oregon
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    So you're saying I should go find where I put all my MtG cards?
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  31. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer Champion (841) May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    I may have to go through my cards to see what i have. I know im a youngster but i did play in middle school so I may have a shot at this early retirement thing
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