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A little help with hair of the dog and cherry adam

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by Lare453, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,416) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Hi! A little help here. I live in Florida and have gotten several Fred's, Adams and doggie claws in recent trades. I had no idea how expensive they were!

    Can some one school me on what's usually available, what it takes to get some of the others and what it takes to get a cherry Adam?

    I read the website and it doesn't really say much about the releases or quantities of the releases.
  2. kscaldef

    kscaldef Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2010 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Fred, Adam, and blue dot are year round, more or less. Doggie claws is released annually in November. Other beers are irregular based on Alan's whims and when the beer is ready. They only make about 600 barrels of beer a year. The limited releases are usually around 100 cases of 24 12oz bottles at $10-15 per bottle
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  3. oregonskibum

    oregonskibum Zealot (523) Mar 14, 2009 Oregon

    Adam and Fred are generally available year-around and cost around $4.50-$5.00 per 12oz bottle, less if you buy a case from the brewery. They are distributed out of state (although limited) and get to all decent bottle shops and many good grocery stores in Oregon. Blue Dot releases about quarterly (tied to seasons) in 22oz bottles and is typically in the $6-7 range. + everything else kscaldef said.
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  4. yojimbo1

    yojimbo1 Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2012 Kansas

    The latest release was $14 each or $12.50 with a case discount for your reference. There must be a lot out there since people bought them by the case. It's probably a matter of upping you offer and getting flooded with BMs. However I've heard they are so tasty that most prefer to drink them than trade them. ;)
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  5. waltersrj

    waltersrj Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2010 Washington

    The above is true. Generally people are in line from between midnight to 6 am before the release to get cases at 11. A lot of us drive 3.5 hours from Seattle to get there very early. Most don't trade bottles except to regular traders. HotD limited releases are absolutely incredible.

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  6. WagonCircler

    WagonCircler Initiate (130) May 15, 2011 New York
    Beer Trader

    OP I traded a Cherry Rye and a Marshall Z for a Matt and Cherry Adam. VERY happy with this trade and i hope he is as well.
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  7. tobelerone

    tobelerone Poo-Bah (1,965) Dec 1, 2010 New York
    Beer Trader

    Cherry Adam is one of the best beers I've had in recent memory, better than Cherry Rye in my estimation, and definitely worth the effort to trade for. I suppose you just need to find the right partner. In my case I found someone from Portland and I sent a Bolt Cutter, some Maine Beers, and a 4 pack of BCBS, I think, as part of a larger trade, getting back Cherry Adam and something from Block 15, Upright, and Logsdon.
  8. WagonCircler

    WagonCircler Initiate (130) May 15, 2011 New York
    Beer Trader

    If anyone reading this thread has a regular Adam From the Wood FT...Hit me up.
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