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Cable Car/DDG

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by GRBrew, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. GRBrew

    GRBrew Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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  2. claaark13

    claaark13 Nov 29, 2007 Indiana
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    You'll need to send $60+ of the beers you're offering. You should probably forget about trying to land one of those two (unless you make a good trading partner down the road who will send you one for sub-market value).
     
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  3. JustXBeer

    JustXBeer Nov 29, 2012 California
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    There's your answer...
     
  4. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Mar 17, 2009 Illinois
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    Most of the beers you're offering are a lot easier to land then Duck Duck or Cable Car, so it would take some sort of combo and the willingness of the person you're trading with to go for quantity over rareness. You don't see much trading down for quantity, but it does happen from time to time.

    Truthfully, I'm not even sure a "pick 3" or "pick 4" from your list would get it done.
     
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  5. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa May 19, 2011 California
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    ...and the "plus" would be considerably north of 60 bucks.
     
  6. revbdub5446

    revbdub5446 Dec 18, 2009 Illinois

    A steady stream of old dark lords might work??
     
  7. GRBrew

    GRBrew Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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    Good to know. I guess it is not meant to be.
     
  8. Itoclown

    Itoclown Jun 19, 2008 Michigan
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    I will join in your misery. Damn shame.
     
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  9. RC0032

    RC0032 Mar 10, 2009 Illinois
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    I did DDG 1:1 with Rare for a benchmark.
     
  10. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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  11. claaark13

    claaark13 Nov 29, 2007 Indiana
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    Agreed, and I'm sure we're both looking at the same one.
     
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  12. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Maybe someone seeing this thread now will want to trade.
     
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  13. thegoon55

    thegoon55 Oct 27, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I offered rum barreled hunahpus and snr 10 + and got crickets
     
  14. thegoon55

    thegoon55 Oct 27, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Cable car or izzy. Cable car, the whale of the whalez
     
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  15. codysjb

    codysjb Jun 16, 2010 Prince Edward Island (Canada)
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    The OP's listed beers seem to be of a slightly lower caliber than DDG and CC. This isn't to say that they are worse, I probably wouldn't trade 3 or 4 of those away for a single bottle of DDG or CC but then again some would say it was worth it. As far as getting DDG and CC I have just kinda figured there are better beers out there that are easier to get and aren't worth trading the whales I have for but thats just my opinion.
     
  16. jbuddle

    jbuddle Feb 24, 2010 New York

    I think that's surprising and would consider this if I had an extra Izzy. My guess is not enough people saw your post. But again as above, you face a slightly uphill battle of trading quantity for rarity (although I admit Rum Huna is pretty cool bottle).
     
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  17. thegoon55

    thegoon55 Oct 27, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I wouldn't consider rum barrel hunahpus or snr 10 quantity for rarity, I think 230ish bottles of rum barrel hunahpus and 360 bottles of snr made it too the USA. Trade forms are wack.
     
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  18. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    Yeah the Uberliner and Black Raspberry Lambic almost made it move.
     
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  19. mattafett

    mattafett Mar 9, 2009 Iowa

    How is DDG? I have read mixed reviews. I would go 1:1 for my Rare.
     
  20. jbuddle

    jbuddle Feb 24, 2010 New York

    I agree with you, Rum Huna is a cool bottle but you're still not at 1:1 so you face a slightly uphill battle. That being said, with bottles like these you just have to hope someone with a bottle even sees your message. Your message is on page 3 within 12 hours.
     
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  21. GRBrew

    GRBrew Jan 12, 2009 Michigan
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    I guess I will be content with having tried it already. I bought a bottle of 09 CC when I was at CBC in San Diego last year. Split it among my group of 4 and poured a glass for a guy at the bar who said the 09 was the best year. About 30 minutes later he returned the favor when he bought a 10. Both were delicious. I'm heading to CBC in DC in a few weeks so maybe a DC bar will have something equally as cool on the menu.
     
  22. SubpoenaDeuces

    SubpoenaDeuces Feb 3, 2011 California

    It was released in 2009 and it is amongst the best wild ales and even sours that I have ever had, brewery only, with a far smaller bottle count than Rare and it was $35.

    I traded a 2012 Cable Car for a 2009 Black Tuesday

    I traded a DDG+Fou Foune for a 1996 Alexander Rodenbach

    to echo what Sean said earlier, I dont think you are in the realm of DDG/CC, it is not as bad as someone offering up say Stone Kona QM for Kaggen, but it's just different title divisions of cetacean expeditions.
     
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  23. futura123

    futura123 Jul 29, 2010 California

  24. standardcherry

    standardcherry Jan 17, 2011 Massachusetts

    Excellent, just had one on Saturday. One of the best American wilds I've had.
     
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  25. HopHead84

    HopHead84 Nov 29, 2006 California
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  26. sendsilk

    sendsilk Aug 31, 2007 Florida
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    There were not 230 bottles of rum Hunahpu's, maybe 190 at most.
     
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  27. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Mar 17, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Bottles I've had more recently haven't been as good as when i had it around the time of it's release. Some people will still say it's incredible. I personally dont care for it anymore so there's where you get your mixed reviews.
     
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  28. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Except for those of us who can head to one of the Toronado locations and buy a bottle (assuming they have them).
     
  29. RC0032

    RC0032 Mar 10, 2009 Illinois
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    I wish I had my Rar back :(
     
  30. mattafett

    mattafett Mar 9, 2009 Iowa

    I've had Rare several times, and I'm really over stouts at this point.
     
  31. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    Well yeah, if you bought Rare on the shelf at one point in time. To me, I looked at my Rares like a $50 bill.
     
  32. claaark13

    claaark13 Nov 29, 2007 Indiana
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    They taste better fresh than with age?
     
  33. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    I don't know, I only give them out to those in need.
     
  34. cpferris

    cpferris Jan 22, 2008 Indiana
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    What's weird to me is that DDG has seemed to take on so much extra value in the last couple years. I know it's been a few years since it was released, but when it first came out, it was fairly easy to trade for. CC on the other hand has always been a tough trade. Especially with 2010 and the Kriek not being technically released for to-go purchase.

    Not saying that DDG isn't a great beer, I have just been surprised to see it jump into the realm of CC and IP so effortlessly.
     
  35. yojimbo1

    yojimbo1 Feb 26, 2012 Kansas

    I think their website says it is released every three years. Shouldn't this be released again soon?
     
  36. JulianB

    JulianB Feb 1, 2012 South Carolina

    I split a bottle of Cable Car with 2 other guys at Lost Abbey in early January (was brought up from Toronado, on-premise consumption only). I can say without hesitation it was worth the $55 we paid for it (I chipped in $20 and got a full pour plus the dregs of the bottle afterwards, which I happily consumed).
     
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  37. vacax

    vacax Jun 3, 2008 California
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    Why wouldn't it be in the same realm? Isabelle was a 12 limit and DDG was only 6.
     
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  38. standardcherry

    standardcherry Jan 17, 2011 Massachusetts

    It's supposed to be coming again this year.
     
  39. SaisonFest

    SaisonFest Aug 6, 2012 Washington

    Glad i don't share a bed with you
     
  40. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I traded a Leon and Cognac Sweet Stout from Cigar City for one late last year.
     
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