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Barrel-Aged BIF Hints & Hauls cont'd

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by bauermj, Nov 21, 2012.

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  1. duceswild

    duceswild Meyvn (1,271) Feb 8, 2010 Maryland
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    Just finished packing up my box. A little over 200oz of barrel aged liquids, plus some extras that aren't barrel aged to give your palate a break ;)

    Will be heading to a state where its the reverse letter abbreviation of what Santa says and also a name for a women that bangs a lot.
     
  2. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2010 Ohio

    I already knew you were shipping to OH. I just don't know if I'm the last OH person who hasn't recieved a box. Crossing my fingers :)
     
  3. radio2525

    radio2525 Aspirant (223) Feb 14, 2012 Ohio
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    Thanks for the heads up i would have never check my back door
     
  4. axeman9182

    axeman9182 Initiate (0) Aug 5, 2009 New Jersey
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    It's going to be a few days yet before I ship my box out. I'm waiting for a certain Christmas carol my target would like to hear.
     
  5. radio2525

    radio2525 Aspirant (223) Feb 14, 2012 Ohio
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    usofar crushed it major thanks
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    black butte 23&24
    Imperial stout trooper 2011 (Major want)
    barrel aged really tasty
    black xantus
    Fruet
    The Abyss 2011 (Major want)
    Black Tuesday 2012 (always ISO)
    Firestone 16
    Big Bad Baptist Imperial Stout
    John John Ale
    Parabola 2011 (always ISO)

    Once again major thanks
     
  6. CruisaC

    CruisaC Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2010 Ohio
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    also from OH *fingers crossed*
     
  7. usofar

    usofar Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2010 California

    Glad it all got there safely, Enjoy! I'll get a swag box out to you next week after I hit up releases on the 6th and 8th. In fact I'll be getting swag out to you and people I owe swag to in two other BIFs.
     
  8. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    usofar crushed that... hoping someone in Minny got their boxes inside
     
  9. Penguin3200

    Penguin3200 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2008 Minnesota

    My boxes made it inside safe and sound! Wife is still complaining about having to lug them in! I am home and trembling at the thought of what is in these bad boys!

    Time to open!
     
  10. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    my apologies to the Mrs, Bill!
     
  11. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Aspirant (245) Dec 25, 2009 Minnesota
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    Give your wife some wine so she stops whining
     
  12. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Devotee (443) Apr 30, 2010 Minnesota
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    Or just tell her to stop whining...

     
  13. mnbearsfan

    mnbearsfan Aspirant (245) Dec 25, 2009 Minnesota
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    You are married right? Tell you wife that tonight and tell me about it tomorrow.
     
  14. Penguin3200

    Penguin3200 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2008 Minnesota

    Holy hell Batman! The Penguin has been slayed! Thanks Os! What a trio of boxes to come home to.

    The damage: 15 bottles. 14 barrel aged and one kick ass black IPA.
    - Hill Farmstead Edward
    - 2011 Rose De Gambrinus (375ml)
    - 2004 JW Lees Harvest Ale
    - Captain Lawrence Hops and Roses
    - Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Sour Ale
    - Hoppin Frog BA BORIS
    - Weyerbacher Sour Black (can't wait to try!)
    - Victory Dark Intrigue
    - Crooked Stave Surette Reserva
    - Fegley's BA Insidious
    - Lawson's Big Hapi Black IPA (drinking now!)
    And then the mother load of Firestone!
    - 2012 Parabola
    - 2012 Sucaba
    - 2012 DDBA
    - XV
    Two Firestone tasting snifters, and 1 full size snifter
    Firestone Parabola work shirt
    And..........a Firestone Growler carrier!!!

    You crushed me! All major wants or should be wants! First Cantillon to grace my cellar as well!

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  15. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    Glad it all made it safely Bill! Its a little payback for the last gang bang so I was happy to get you as a target.

    BTW.. the CL Barrel Select is Mother Barrel
     
  16. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    Oh... and I can't take full credit. Timmush was my accomplice...

    Best regards,
    Team NJ
     
  17. Penguin3200

    Penguin3200 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2008 Minnesota

    Thanks Os and Timmush!

    Going to be a great weekend! Packers-Vikings game and a bunch of new brews to try!

    Bill
     
  18. EgadBananas

    EgadBananas Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2009 Louisiana

    Hope my targets box arrived safely! :D
     
  19. Timmush

    Timmush Aspirant (278) Jan 5, 2008 New Jersey

    No problem. enjoy! (Actually Os hooked you up about 80% of that box. So he was Batman and I was more like Robin on that)
     
  20. xnicknj

    xnicknj Initiate (0) May 25, 2009 Pennsylvania

    an awesome box of mostly foreign barrel aged beers arrived safe and sound yesterday:

    Girardin Faro (never had)
    8 Wired Batch 31 BA Imp Coffee Stout (never had, sounds delicious)
    3F Oude Gueuze (green label)
    Cantillon Mamouche (want, i LOVE this beer)
    The Bruery White Chocolate (want, never tried)
    3F Oude Gueuze Golden Blend (great beer)
    HaandBryggeriet Haandbakk (never heard of this)
    Cantillon 100% Kriek Bio (mmm 'loons)
    B Nektar Dark Dark Goose (the description of this is INSANE)
    Surly Darkness tulip (awesome)

    I never know what to expect from BIFs and you seriously crushed it man. Half of these beers I've never had and a couple of them I've never even heard of. Very thoughtful and well planned box, thank you!

    Picture up next.
     
  21. EgadBananas

    EgadBananas Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2009 Louisiana


    Glad everything arrived safely! Hope you enjoy! Sorry it's not destroying the OZ requirements, but I really wanted it to be about quality, not quantity. :)

    Cheers!
     
  22. duceswild

    duceswild Meyvn (1,271) Feb 8, 2010 Maryland
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    I'm shipping to the one of you that has your initials in your user name.
     
  23. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Devotee (443) Apr 30, 2010 Minnesota
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    I tell her that all the time. It has yet to work in my favor, though...
     
  24. Mista

    Mista Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2011 Minnesota
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    So the deadline was yesterday right? This coming week should be interesting with all the hauls landing :D
     
  25. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2010 Ohio

    Woohoo!
     
  26. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    Still no clue who is sending to me... will continue to look out next week!
     
  27. surlytwinsfan

    surlytwinsfan Aspirant (230) Oct 5, 2010 Oregon
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    Ditto!
     
  28. FishPondManager

    FishPondManager Aspirant (225) Feb 28, 2012 Colorado
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    I've been MIA for a bit. First off, great boxes, guys. Everyone has sent a stellar box. I will be following suit.

    Also, I just put that Parabola work shirt on my Christmas list. That is sick.

    I was waiting for a want to drop here locally, which did, before I shipped. I'm shipping out tomorrow to a BA who recently changed his avatar. Os, you are not my target.
     
  29. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    awww man... the curiosity continues
     
  30. martin123012

    martin123012 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 New Jersey

    box going out tommorrow, just packed up got lil bit space left so back down to cellar,

    going to a state, where there prolly a fan of a certain running back who fucked me today in fantasy football
     
  31. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Devotee (443) Apr 30, 2010 Minnesota
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    You are one of two left to be eliminated (based on everyone's hints). Hopefully that RB is AP and the target of said box is me!
     
  32. Tnudish

    Tnudish Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2012 Wisconsin

    I would be watching your porch tomorrow
     
  33. axeman9182

    axeman9182 Initiate (0) Aug 5, 2009 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Did a little bit of packing tonight, even though the last bottles for my box won't be here until mid week. So far I've got 101.4oz of barrel aged beer with an average score of 4.22.
     
  34. NJOssie

    NJOssie Initiate (104) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    awwww shiet!
     
  35. xnicknj

    xnicknj Initiate (0) May 25, 2009 Pennsylvania

    box is on the truck for delivery today! someone in minnesota should be coming home to a nice box o' -bals.
     
  36. pschul4

    pschul4 Zealot (562) Jan 7, 2011 Illinois
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    So Brady is gone?
    I don't miss that fuckbag at all ;)
     
  37. mizzouguy

    mizzouguy Aspirant (238) Aug 24, 2010 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    My box went out yesterday. I don't know how many bottles, or how many oz's or how many wants. Actually I know that there were a number of wants. It is going west to a BA who's box landed last week.
     
  38. libbey

    libbey Initiate (0) May 18, 2008 British Indian Ocean Territory

    reported
     
  39. JM03

    JM03 Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2010 Ohio

    Who is this Brady that you speak of? Sounds like a real tool. :D
     
  40. minnesotaryan

    minnesotaryan Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2010 Minnesota

    hauling ass packing my box, should have about 200 ounces of BA goodness and another 64 ounces of other goodness out today.
     
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