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Assassin!

Discussion in 'Completed Trades' started by ahbithwabm, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. ahbithwabm

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    So what have you given up if you successfully set up a trade for one?
     
  2. HugeBulge

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    Bvdl 1:1.










    Lol j/k
    I traded a flora for last years, tasted like a black Tuesday light.
     
  3. Davidsoul

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    So what's the bottle count on this year's then?

    Seen lots of people saying 7000 and lots saying 6-800.
     
  4. Yohann

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    Word is 1,400: 800 to distribution, and 600 to Mug Club, friends, family, staff, etc.
     
  5. striker2160

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    If they ever make 7000 bottles there will be enough for everyone to get a taste. I think if you want now your going to have to take it up the tailpipe. I think Yohann is spot on from what a have heard.
     
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    Anybody wanna report completed trades for this one?
     
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    Le Roar Grrrz 1:1
    Hommage + BB Flanders for Assassin and 4pk BCBBW
     
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    I doubt everyone will get a taste. Let us not forget the trade rape on Prop and that was what like 15,000???
     
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  9. striker2160

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    Evilcatfish If Prop is trade rape then Assassin is definitely a DP.
     
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  10. evilcatfish

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    Maybe that's what I'm in to???? Jk....
     
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    With the exception of a couple guys the Assassin FT posts seem to be reasonable. I get that ISO's are going up offering up $100+ of stuff like Bruery stouts, but I doubt those are getting done. As you can see above, I basically traded 2 Assassin for other highly rated beers more or less $4$. One was an ISO post and one was a FT post. I don't know what else anyone would expect. For Fuzzy I traded about 3x $4$ higher rated sours. For BB Flora I traded a higher rated beer of similar numbers at I think 2x $4$. I haven't seen many of those types of offers for Assassin, so everyone probably needs to relax and realize it's a highly in demand beer that is going to trade for other highly in demand beer.
     
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    Assassin 1:1 with DeGarde Archer, honestly though I only traded it because I have been looking for The Archer forever and I had basically thought it was out of reach. My trading partner and I definitely got lucky finding each other.
     
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    However, I tweeted Clark several months ago, and he said he expected between 2000-2500 bottles. I wouldn't doubt that TG held back a bunch of bottles, or put some in kegs.
     
  14. Yohann

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    A significant amount went into kegs last year, for fests and other special tappings, so I'd assume that was the case again this year.
     
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    1:1 for Cthulhu.
     
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    So....Hommage b2 will NOT land a '14 Assassin in all likelihood? or am I in the neighborhood, perhaps right around the corner?
     
  17. HighLowJack

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    this beer is the best evidence I've ever seen of beer trading on rarity over taste.

    rAvg Assassin: 4.58
    rAvg BCBS: 4.58

    and yet to acquire a Assassin you'd probably need to trade like 40 BCBS. completely irrational, but tickers gotta tick
     
  18. Phil_H

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    TG is the new Hill Farmstead, nothing but liquid gold coming out of there.
     
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    The new twenty year pappy barrel version might taste better than 4.58.
    Someone should send me one.
    For science.
     
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    But Assassin has coffee... and it's aged in RYE whiskey barrels... whoa
     
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    I did that based on a FT post - Hommage + BB Flanders for Assassin and 4pk BCBBW
     
  22. BottleCaps80

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    Man, I can't wait to drink some Assassin this weekend!!!
     
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  23. HighLowJack

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    if only BCBS came in a version with coffee ;)
     
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    Maybe it's not too far-fetched but Coffee Rye > Assassin?
     
  25. HighLowJack

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    it probably is. but "how good the beer tastes" is only about 10% of what drives drives trade value
     
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  26. lonewolfcry

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    Much much better.
    Believe it.
     
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    I still haven't had one yet is it better than last years?
     
  28. lonewolfcry

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    Night and day better, IMO....:cool:
     
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    Wow Cool I was going to wait for a while. I am having a family barbecue tomorrow maybe I will open it.
     
  30. lonewolfcry

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    What time shall I come over then?
    LOL
    Have fun!
     
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    Thats what I did a few months ago to land the yellow wax 13'.

    Seems like people are looking for DB Huna ++ for the gold wax 14'.
     
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    Last year I traded a BA Abraxas for Assassin + King Henry.

    Assassin was soooooo good. It was just ever so slightly better than bcbs!
     
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    I felt fortunate to get it done for the DB in light of some of the ridiculous ISOs I've seen. I really think that's fair for both sides.
     
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    1:1 seems right
     
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    same with BA Abraxas
     
  37. ahbithwabm

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    Just traded an abduction set for one. 9:1
     
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    NG peach x2
     
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    Ive got nothing but low ball offers in FT for mine so i just deleted it. But traded one to a local guy and gave me a ton of HF for it. Might post another and see what pops up.
     
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    I got one for a dl 12-14.
     
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