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BA 9000

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by cpetrone84, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. gklover1

    gklover1 Initiate (101) Oct 18, 2009 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Says the guy with 20 BB9K...
     
  2. drewba

    drewba Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2009 Illinois

    Well played
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  3. sarro

    sarro Initiate (163) May 12, 2009 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    It's hard for me to not love the critics.
     
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  4. Romulux

    Romulux Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2008 Michigan

    Sarro is used to it. He has been mocked and accused of "Hoarding More Whales" than the Japanese! :cool:
     
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  5. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    After reading this thread i will just drain pour this ba9k because people that have not had it say its not worth it..... what people are asking...... Its beer man its only worth what people will trade for it. If people want more than your willing to trade for it.... simply take your trade else where it is just that simple. :p

    Life is too short to hoard your beers!
     
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  6. takach79

    takach79 Initiate (64) Apr 3, 2011 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Lets face it, ALL beers are subjective to personal pallet's. I trade Upland sours cuz I dig BA Stouts, not sours. At the end of the day, if you're drinking something you enjoy and/or had/have fun experiencing -then cheers! Life is good.
     
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  7. Romulux

    Romulux Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2008 Michigan

    There, FTFM :)

    I think I was leaving that open for WAY too much misinterpretation! Damn, drunken posting!
     
  8. shutyourface

    shutyourface Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2010 New York

    Anyone think White Chocolate will land one?
     
  9. abecall98

    abecall98 Devotee (442) Aug 11, 2007 California
    Beer Trader

    No
     
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  10. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,462) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    The markup is nuts though. Dark Lord from $15 to $50, 9000 from what, $18.99 a six pack to $26.50 for a 750ml?
     
  11. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,462) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    I know THAT beer hasn't been distributed out of state but its my opinion that whenever a brewery starts distributing to other states, the demand for their beers in the trading forum decreases. Ex: the Bruery distributing things like Oude Tart, Tart of Darkness, etc. Jester King is now in the Shelton Brothers portfolio.
     
  12. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,462) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Well yeah, BA Dark Lord is what, $8 when they have it on draft?
     
  13. JerryM1984

    JerryM1984 Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Michigan

    I wish I had 50...that beer is amazing
     
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  14. Czar_chasm

    Czar_chasm Initiate (123) Jun 20, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    boys hole
     
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  15. shutyourface

    shutyourface Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2010 New York

    Challenge accepted and completed.
     
  16. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Meyvn (1,165) Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    FWIW, I got to try a bottle over the weekend. Goood barrel character, still a so-so base beer. If I were in Kzoo and could buy a bottle for myself, sure, I'd drop the $27, but what I had doesn't line up with what people are demanding. In short: another Bell's 750mL release.
     
  17. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Savant (945) Mar 17, 2009 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Has any Bell's beer lived up to it's hype? Can't say anything I've had from them has been as remarkable as people make them sound.
     
  18. JohnB87

    JohnB87 Initiate (0) Mar 14, 2011 Michigan

    I'm of the opinion that the majority of their stuff is great, but nothing amazing. This one, however, they hit out of the park.
     
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  19. GRBrew

    GRBrew Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    BA 9000 is better than black note. Also, I don't know how anyone can say Two Hearted is not exceptional.
     
  20. Brew33

    Brew33 Champion (832) Oct 24, 2007 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Fixed this for me.
     
  21. shutyourface

    shutyourface Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2010 New York

    Fresh its my favorite IPA period.
     
  22. shutyourface

    shutyourface Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2010 New York

    You forgot Expedition Stout :D
     
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  23. founder26

    founder26 Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2009 Michigan

    yah im no bells fan boy but expy stout, two hearted, hopslam, are all great great beers. having had black note and BA9K now that just put bells at one of my fav. breweries.
     
  24. founder26

    founder26 Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2009 Michigan

    NO ITS NOT :mad:.... :p
     
  25. JerryM1984

    JerryM1984 Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Michigan

    imo a bottle of bb batch 9k should go 1:1 with things like king henry and BCBVS for example...I mean I can't understand why it wouldn't....a brewery only release with 1502 bottles, at about 28 bucks a bottle after tax, and its an amazingly good beer.....king henry is an amazing beer (never had BCBVS), but from what I have gathered they were about half the price and got distributed....all in all I can't hate on someone asking for beers like those for a bb batch 9k....real talk
     
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  26. JerryM1984

    JerryM1984 Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2012 Michigan

    assuming about half the price depending on when and where you got it obviously
     
  27. Corbet

    Corbet Initiate (163) Nov 7, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    So 9 total beers, and we didn't even list regular cherry stout (which I love) or Black Note. How many breweries can say they have 9+ top-notch beers in a wide array of styles? Not many.
     
  28. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (489) Jan 2, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    I can. But I live in CA where mom and pop breweries make better options.
     
  29. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Disciple (305) Nov 4, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    I think Bells Porter is fantastic too.

    And if anyone has a bottle of BA batch 9000 to trade please drop me a bM.
     
  30. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Savant (945) Mar 17, 2009 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    A lot of things are better than black note. For your $28 sake I would hope BA 9000 is.
     
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  31. GRBrew

    GRBrew Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    You think I only bought one?
     
  32. goodbetterbestbested

    goodbetterbestbested Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 California

    1/10th the bottle count and twice the price with 0 distribution. CLEARLY 1:1!!!!!!!!!
     
  33. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    find a regular trading BUDDY and he can make it happen......
    just sayin :)
     
  34. Tony412

    Tony412 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I traded two recently, 1:1 for a BCBVS and the other for a batch 2 chocolate rain with a few locals to even out the $4$. All parties were happy.
     
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  35. polisanl

    polisanl Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2010 Florida
    Beer Trader

    I recently had the opportunity to try BA9K to tap, at a local Miami bar (World of Beer). The beer is great, but I'm glad I didn't have to trade for it. Mainly because I (plus a few others) noticed that it was damn near similar to Bourbon Big Sound, which I have access to and plenty of. The biggest difference between the two is the body and mouthfeel (BA9K being the bigger of the two)....taste and smell is almost identical. I know, I know, taste means nothing, just my $.02.
     
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  36. founder26

    founder26 Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2009 Michigan

    Isnt ba big sound a scottish ale? If so I dont see how they would taste similar? And I agree with mongo bottle is better then tap
     
  37. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Initiate (185) Jul 12, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Can I get a BA9k w/ a Figgy Pudding?

    Just a thought.
     
  38. tofuspeedstar

    tofuspeedstar Initiate (185) Jul 12, 2012 Texas
    Beer Trader

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  39. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2010 Arizona

    Arizona beer week will have it on draft twice, wOOT!
     
  40. Corbet

    Corbet Initiate (163) Nov 7, 2010 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I wish I had gotten more bottles of this when it was released at the General Store.
     
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