Best/Worst Trade Extras

Discussion in 'Trade Talk' started by raynmoon, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. BeerMeBro720

    BeerMeBro720 Initiate (0) May 2, 2013 Ohio
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    Recently completed an IP trade where I received my first Heady and Dark Lord as extras. I think the look on my face was exactly what he was looking for, thanks Mike!!
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  2. landhoney

    landhoney Aspirant (274) Apr 19, 2007 Florida
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    Texan sent me a dented Maduro can as an extra.....and I'm in FL, lol. It was a great trade for awesome JK stuff so I didn't care but it made me chuckle, who sends CCB cans to FL traders?!?! :confused:
  3. supersly52

    supersly52 Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2013 Iowa
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    best extra that I ever received was Cantillon Rose and Hardywood Bourbon Barrel Aged Gingerbread Stout on the same trade, needless to say we are regular traders now!
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  4. Papaloth

    Papaloth Aspirant (223) Nov 9, 2013 Indiana
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    A while back, I got some pretty amazing extras (at least I think so) on a trade - 1 BCBBW, 1 Double Dose, 1 Weyerbacher Insanity BW, and something else (it was a highly rated stout, nothing crazy though)

    I was floored - I usually only get (and give) 1-2 extras and let's face it, they are usually just "extra" stuff that you have in your fridge that isn't great but isn't God awful. When I thanked the trader profusely (and felt like a shithead for my measly 1 decent extra) he said "no sweat, just a few things I had laying around." DAMN!

    What's the best extra(s) you've received?
  5. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 California
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  6. ArkansasTraveller

    ArkansasTraveller Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2014 Arkansas

    Trillium Congress St and Jacks Abbey BA Framinghammer.
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  7. tylerstravis

    tylerstravis Meyvn (1,029) Feb 14, 2014 Colorado
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    I just received a Prairie Noir from @fredmugs that blew my mind!!
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  8. yemenmocha

    yemenmocha Poo-Bah (2,482) Jun 18, 2002 Arizona

    if only this could be in the trading forum
  9. Furbs23

    Furbs23 Initiate (0) Jan 29, 2014 New York
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    La Cumbre Project Dank
  10. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Poo-Bah (1,625) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland
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    As long as you enjoyed them, that's all that matters to me!
  11. threedaggers

    threedaggers Crusader (784) Dec 2, 2013 Kentucky
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  12. KMitch

    KMitch Disciple (375) Aug 29, 2012 Alabama
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    Got Prairie Bomb, Christmas Bomb and KBS as extras all in the same trade
  13. RockAZ

    RockAZ Disciple (371) Jan 6, 2009 Arizona
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    Umm, all the beers were nice and I was very grateful for the "local" surprises because I am all about that drink local scene, but I really really dug the special Styrofoam liner pack for bottles most of all,...
  14. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 California
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    I got a oude tarte w/ cherries as an extras once I was like whatttt???? awesome
  15. tone77

    tone77 Poo-Bah (5,197) May 20, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Three floyds Zombie Dust from cpolking. I couldn't believe it.
  16. Mitchell57

    Mitchell57 Disciple (328) Jan 8, 2013 Wisconsin
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    Pliny the Elder from an IP trade in WI. @bpolglaze . My friend couldn't believe it
  17. Fusebuddy

    Fusebuddy Zealot (535) Mar 14, 2013 Wisconsin
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  18. WesMantooth

    WesMantooth Poo-Bah (2,363) Jan 8, 2014 Ohio
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  19. HighLowJack

    HighLowJack Disciple (356) Jun 5, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Golden Blend
    an older Tilquin Gueze

    from Euro traders Mamouche and Vignerrone
  20. Kramerbarthomer

    Kramerbarthomer Champion (802) Mar 22, 2012 Colorado
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    Huna, Four Roses Eclipse, Heady, mexican Cake, Julius, cocoa-nut Fram, to name a few..
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  21. iTunesUpdates

    iTunesUpdates Disciple (347) May 7, 2014 Florida
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    Prairie Bomb, Merkin, and Zombie dust from one trade. Best trader ever!
    Love me some good extras!
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  22. Papaloth

    Papaloth Aspirant (223) Nov 9, 2013 Indiana
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    Ask and you shall receive!
  23. HeartofMiami

    HeartofMiami Crusader (762) Sep 20, 2014 Florida
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    Have gotten some solid extras: Zombie Dust, Tired Hands Growlers, sun king Osiris, sunny side up! Little amps coffee stout, alpine bine and vine, Heady Topper. I think my extras are better than the stuff I trade for!
  24. funbutt88

    funbutt88 Initiate (55) May 22, 2006 California

    Had a guy send me an separate package for extras because he couldn't find a big enough box to include everything. So what did he spend an extra 15 bucks to ship? A bunch of 10 month old Two Hearted.

    I mean damn.
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  25. jae

    jae Initiate (197) Feb 21, 2010 Washington
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    Too many to count. No way I can even live up to the following:

    Supplication, Expedition, BCBS, CS Batch 100, Heady, Breakfast Stout, Overrated, Westbrook Gose . . . And on and on.
  26. AndrewPalmer

    AndrewPalmer Disciple (327) Jan 11, 2013 Minnesota
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    Made a mention to someone (you know who you are) that my brother in law wanted to try pliny. I get a message that I should watch for fedex in the next day or so . Then this shows up. Sure made me feel inferior. Will be attempting vengeance very soon.


    But aren't all beers from regular trading partners mostly extras? I basically hunt down their wants as much as mine now.
  27. dutesanch

    dutesanch Devotee (407) Apr 22, 2014 California
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    I'm thankful for all the extras people have given me. The four that stand out and caused me to actually seek out more as principle in trades are Zombie Dust, backwoods bastard, Bourbon county stout '14, and Bourbon county coffee '13.
  28. Justdoit1234

    Justdoit1234 Crusader (743) Jan 24, 2014 Minnesota
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    Off the top of my head I've received:Heady,ZD,Pirate Bomb!,WWS,Lunch. No extras is cool too!
    #148 Justdoit1234, Dec 23, 2014
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2014
  29. 64vdub

    64vdub Aspirant (272) Feb 20, 2014 California
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    Heady, SOS, BA Storm Trooper, Florence, Bomb! BCBCS, BCBBW, BCBS, Pliny, Hats, Jacki O's Aphrodite, Sweatshirts and others I'm forgetting. I can't believe these guys call themselves BA's :slight_smile:
  30. toppoop

    toppoop Devotee (431) Sep 27, 2009 Ohio
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    Did a quick search on this subject and didn't find anything. People are mighty generous on this trading forum and I try as best as I can. What's the best extra you've ever had? I'd say my favorite would be Hodad Porter from Fiddlehead. I've gotten other rarer beers as extras but not knowing about this one beforehand made it that much better. Cheers!
  31. Vivified

    Vivified Initiate (175) Jul 9, 2014 California
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    I haven't done a whole lot of trading but @IowaPA was about as generous as they come to add a TG Imperial Golden Nugget and CW ba stout to a deal that was essentially $12 in $4$ brews. Solid trader there, I hope to share some of my Russian River and Kern River hauls from next week with him.
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  32. nc41

    nc41 Poo-Bah (1,526) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    Got some great long time trade guys : Ross/ Ben/ Tom/ Mike/ Mark/ Chad/ Chris, all great trading guys. I don't do much new trading anymore, easier to work with these guys, all generous as hell and great to share beers with.
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  33. Rlhinson2104

    Rlhinson2104 Devotee (408) Apr 28, 2014 Florida
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    In our very first trade, for my first Black Tuesday, one of the best BAs I know sent me BOTH Grey Monday and Fume as EXTRAS!!! I was beyond floored!

    Not only that, but he remembered our original conversation from over six months ago, despite numerous new messages, and just sent a Melange 1 that I had mentioned SERIOUSLY searching for. He's the BEE'S KNEES!!! :slight_smile:
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  34. markgugs

    markgugs Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2006 New Jersey
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    You're my boy blue, errr, Dale!
  35. mrcraft

    mrcraft Poo-Bah (1,754) Dec 15, 2012 California
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    Not technically extras, but I received an unsolicited box of KBS, FIS, FBS, Rubaeus, Dark Horse, and Short's just because I made a post on a thread here that I wanted to try Rubaeus at some point. I can't remember what I sent in my first box, but I just sent another box not too long ago with 3F Oude Geuze, 3F Oude Kriek, and Abyss, just because...
  36. IowaPA

    IowaPA Aspirant (214) Apr 17, 2014 Iowa
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    @Desp59 has dropped me some awesome extras in past trades, but got a crazy generous extra last trade. LOONy, some might say.
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  37. PeterP-516

    PeterP-516 Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2013 New York
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    Best unexpected extras in a single trade were grey monday, barrel roll barley wine, oude tart with cherries el Segundo citra and few others as extras! The whole trade was for some amazing beers and the box weighed in at 52 pounds!
    i knew he would throw in good stuff but not like that lol. So i threw in a vanilla rye as an extra. Thinking it was good but he still embarrassed me with his extras lol.
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  38. Ruderaven52

    Ruderaven52 Initiate (0) Jun 24, 2013 California
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    Exactly. This is the thing.
  39. Rlhinson2104

    Rlhinson2104 Devotee (408) Apr 28, 2014 Florida
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    "Sharing beers with friends"! :wink:
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  40. sunnrider

    sunnrider Aspirant (259) Jul 4, 2013 Spain
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    Best extra I received was a Parabola, first one I´d ever had. It´s been in my top three ever since.
    More recently I opened a box to find a 2007 BCBS, that was a really cool unexpected bottle. It made me want to start my first ever vertical :slight_smile:

    I´d imagine the best extra I´ve sent has been Fou or BA Vanilla Shake, I know they can make people smile and that, to me is whats´s important, much more so than winning a trade.
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