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Bo and Luke trade advice

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by McUbermensch, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. McUbermensch

    McUbermensch Feb 18, 2013 Kentucky
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    I was offered a bottle of either Hunahpu, '12 parabola, '11 parabola, or rye whiskey barrel aged Old Guardian for a bottle of Bo and Luke. The offer was made on Instagram and I'm very new to trading so I'm not 100% sure about this trade. All those offered are on my list of beers I'd like to have I'm just not sure if the trade is even. Any advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. maximum12

    maximum12 Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    I don't know much about Bo & Luke (except it's delicious) but if you're happy with the trade, then it's fair.

    Objectively, Parabola is a widely distributed (but great) BA stout that trades for pretty much anything. Hunahpu's is a brewery-only release of about 3K bottles if I recall correctly. Whiskey Barrel Aged Old Guardian is, well, I have no idea. For the Huna is probably "fair".
     
  3. atoulouk

    atoulouk Apr 25, 2011 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Huna was a lot more than 3,000 bottles IIRC. I believe they said the BA Huna this year was around 2-3k. Personally, I think a Huna and a Parabola-ish type beer would be a fair trade.
     
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  4. McUbermensch

    McUbermensch Feb 18, 2013 Kentucky
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    Thanks for the advice. I think I'll counter and see if another bottle can be thrown in. What would my chances be of getting a Cherry Rye for a Bo and Luke? Would I need to offer more?
     
  5. McUbermensch

    McUbermensch Feb 18, 2013 Kentucky
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  6. tronto

    tronto Dec 22, 2010 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    I got a bramble so I'm sure you can get a cherry rye. I did DDG 1:1, A night to end all dawns 1:1, and coffee break/ baller 2:1. There's only been about 600 bottles released with another 400 to be released this saturday and it's amazing. That should help.
     
  7. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Mar 17, 2009 Massachusetts
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    I know nothing about release details on Bo and Luke but I would not trade it for any of those beers. Maybe Hunah because its just as delicious but I'd imagine B&L is much more limited.

    Edit: it is pretty limited. You should get cherry rye+ something else that's good.
     
  8. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Chicago just saw a shipment of Bo and Luke, so it's definitely leaving the Louisville area.
     
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  9. deeblo

    deeblo Dec 17, 2011 Antarctica
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    I picked up a bottle of Bo and Luke in NYC last weekend.
     
  10. tronto

    tronto Dec 22, 2010 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    yep, chicago and new york got it last week I think, but it was still a very small amount. Everybody buy it so they can keep making more!
     
  11. xnicknj

    xnicknj May 25, 2009 Pennsylvania

    If you're new to trading and considering doing it on IG, make sure you get some legit contact info and some references if possible. Who knows when the next Matty_Monster clusterfork will rear its ugly face.
     
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  12. gator79

    gator79 Nov 1, 2008 Florida
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    I gave a BA Roosevelt for the one I got. Yes Roosevelt was brewery only but I think we were both happy, and that is all that matters.
     
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  13. WagonCircler

    WagonCircler May 15, 2011 New York
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    Careful with the cement wax at the top. Get a torch ready.
     
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  14. JimGlonke

    JimGlonke Apr 27, 2012 Illinois
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    I traded a '13 DL and a '12 Darkness for a Bo & Luke about a month ago. This was before I knew it would be hitting distribution in Chicago, but I'm still happy with the trade. Tried it for the first time at FOBAB last year and it was my personal favorite. Thankfully, a couple bars around Chicago also get kegs of it from time to time! Good luck, OP.
     
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  15. tronto

    tronto Dec 22, 2010 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    even though roosevelt is brewery only, I'm willing to bet there's still many more bottles of it released an/or out there.
     
  16. chardlogic

    chardlogic Feb 18, 2011 Florida
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    About a few shy of 300, if memory serves. Quite a bit more of its sister release, BA 10-10-10, which was more like 500.
     
  17. tronto

    tronto Dec 22, 2010 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    I stand corrected
     
  18. FatsBelvadere

    FatsBelvadere Feb 1, 2013 Texas
    Beer Trader

    How much is the BO and Luke 4 pack , each bottle is a 750 ml? Thanks for any confirmation
     
  19. McUbermensch

    McUbermensch Feb 18, 2013 Kentucky
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    4pk was 75 plus tax unless it was purchased through presale then it was 69.99 plus tax. Each bottle is 750ml. Varieties are original, peanut butter, habanero, and smoked tea.
     
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  20. FatsBelvadere

    FatsBelvadere Feb 1, 2013 Texas
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    appreciate it
     
  21. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    Dark Lord is something ridiculous like 24,000+, not counting the variants
     
  22. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    Indiana got it as well. I'm not sure how much, I would guess less than 20 cases. My store got three and it went within the weekend we got it.
     
  23. atoulouk

    atoulouk Apr 25, 2011 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Had no idea it was that high. Figured it was around the same as Huna since they trade 1:1 often.
     
  24. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    8,000 tickets x 3 bottles per ticket. It may even be higher. Before they did 3 bottles per person it was 6,000 tickets and 4 bottles per person.
     
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