Cellar Pictures Vol 1

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by Jparkanzky, Feb 22, 2012.

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  1. timc100

    timc100 Aug 13, 2012 Illinois
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    Moved north for the winter from:

    All the goodness in transit

    Arrival north. Surprisingly (to me at least) the fridge can reach 50 degrees, may leave some long agers there permanently:
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  2. raczkowski

    raczkowski May 16, 2011 Florida
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    Got a new cellar from my friend who doesn't use the cooler anymore. Has three racks that fits 42 beers in each rack plus the bottom is for bombers. Also have a 400
    Beer sliding glass door fridge similar to this one that holds my everyday beers. I picked this one up
    Just for cellaring.





    15 kbs
    5 GI coffee
    4 cherry rye (had 5 but brother wanted to Drink wen for helping me
    Move coolwr(
    12 BCBS
    1 rasp truffle
    2 WWS
    6 CW Bbs
    8 CW Peruvian morning
    4 hunahpo
    These are just the nuts and bolts to this cellar. Have so many great beers to chose from. If I ever make a dent in this it'll be time to reload for 13-14 releases!
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  3. PattyMelt

    PattyMelt Feb 3, 2013 Michigan

    Hats off to you, sir. I want to visit you and just lay on the floor. Those Blushing Monks made me weep.
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  4. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    What year Dark Lord is that on the bottom shelf?
  5. tat2dhllblly

    tat2dhllblly Apr 10, 2010 Ohio

    Looks like a 2011.
  6. cfrances33

    cfrances33 Jun 12, 2012 Illinois
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    Maybe it's just the resolution or the black background, but looks like a gold waxed swingtop from the old days to me.
  7. tat2dhllblly

    tat2dhllblly Apr 10, 2010 Ohio

    Looks like Yellow Wax from 2011 to me. o_O
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  8. elshaggy

    elshaggy Jul 12, 2009 Minnesota

    I've finally gotten these guys onto a decent shelf!
    The Thermometer is reading about 57F
  9. callmemickey

    callmemickey Aug 12, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Still adding some finishing touches to the room but the Lambic is all there
  10. mcbeerbrew

    mcbeerbrew Feb 9, 2011 Illinois
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    do you even lambic bro? :D:eek:
  11. Corbet

    Corbet Nov 7, 2010 Michigan
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    I will trade every non-sour in my cellar for this.

    edit: Do you have some design plans for this? Would love to build something like this down the road.
  12. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    FUCKING. GORGEOUS. Well done sir.
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  13. Kyledub

    Kyledub Feb 28, 2013 California

    Simply Stunning
  14. Boilerfood

    Boilerfood Jun 5, 2012 Indiana

    I thought it looked swingtop-ish as well
  15. edproctor

    edproctor Feb 25, 2011 California

    What's with the tommy budjanec boards above the fridge? Funny, I used to (well, I still do a couple times a week) skate...and I remember him fro the duffs wonder years video...and I think some random footage in some early progression videos too. I used to fill my mind with worthless skate knowledge (and I guess some of its still there) but now I fill it with worthless beer knowledge
  16. aLenwell

    aLenwell Apr 14, 2013 Florida


    Not much right now, drank a lot of it and there's more in the fridge. Gonna have to find another spot soon though, this one is a bit small.
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  17. drbenzo

    drbenzo Jul 13, 2005 California

    Tommy is one of my best friends. We moved out to CA together. He had that board signed for me by Jerome Bettis! I still skate also, but just on the weekends with my kids... now I surf and collect craft beer.
    That's really funny you noticed. Cheers
  18. callmemickey

    callmemickey Aug 12, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    No plans. The racks are modular kit form from wineracksamerica.com ... you have to assemble yourself, but are easy enough to do. I had to make minor modifications to get them in the room (ceiling is an inch too short). Total capacity of the racks shown in the photo is 440 bottles.

    The nice thing about the ones from wineracksamerica, is that they'll hold 375ml bottles. With some of the other racks out there (that even look similar), the 375mls will slip through the positioning posts. My Armand'4s are too big, but they have racks for magnums that I'll need to get.
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  19. BarrelAgedBrian

    BarrelAgedBrian Mar 31, 2013 Massachusetts

    Is that the Kenmore freezerless refrigerator?
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  20. drgonzo2k2

    drgonzo2k2 Aug 24, 2012 California

    Yes it is.
  21. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Apr 17, 2012 California
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    Just picked up a freezerless fridge and loaded it up. Only disappointing thing about it is there is not a lot of room for 750s, but ill make due.




  22. mattv8302

    mattv8302 May 5, 2013 Illinois

    This is my two week old cellar.
  23. Boilerfood

    Boilerfood Jun 5, 2012 Indiana

    Your picture link is broken.
  24. BarrelAgedBrian

    BarrelAgedBrian Mar 31, 2013 Massachusetts

    Which Avery beer did you stockpile in the pic? Can't read it.
  25. Michigan

    Michigan Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

  26. CoolEthan

    CoolEthan Jan 9, 2013 California

    With a little zooming it looks like some Odio Equum & Oud Floris.
  27. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Apr 17, 2012 California
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    Yeah it's a mix of Floris and Equum, heavy on the Equum. Love that stuff.
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  28. basickness

    basickness Apr 20, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    i literally just have mine sitting in a cold cellar.. i live in pittsburgh, so the temp fluxes from 10 degrees to 90 degrees. should i be worried? sidenote:this is the one shelf http://instagram.com/p/YVRuIqqUOv/
  29. stupac2

    stupac2 Feb 22, 2011 California
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    The outside temp is irrelevant, what's the temp in your cellar doing?
  30. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Jan 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I am also in Pittsburgh and my cellar doesnt have a cold storage room and stays around 65. Not ideal, but you may be getting better temps if you have an old house with a cold storage room. By a cheap thermometer and keep track of the temps, especially with summer coming up. If it gets too warm, may be worth getting a used fridge and some temp control.
  31. basickness

    basickness Apr 20, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    it stays relatively cool, but i'll have to get a thermometer
  32. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Sep 4, 2010 California
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    Have you had Sofie with age on it? I had a bottle with a few years on it and found fresh to be much better. Then again it wasn't stored in the most primo conditions.
  33. mcBrewsAlot

    mcBrewsAlot Dec 3, 2008 Massachusetts

  34. clintonpuckett

    clintonpuckett Apr 29, 2008 Indiana

    It puts the Joe Dirt in the hole.
  35. hopswap1

    hopswap1 Apr 27, 2012 Illinois
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    Not as impressive as some of these other ones but here's where I've gotten so far. Started on this collection about 8 months ago.
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  36. Squiggy

    Squiggy Feb 18, 2013 Michigan

  37. Sisky

    Sisky Dec 16, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    I have the same fridge. I lowered the bottom shelf so only 12 oz. could fit on the bottom after removing that plastic thing. That allowed the 2 shelves up for that for 750s and 22 oz on the top shelf. Do you notice the bowing of the shelves? Mine is stuffed full and I'm worried about a shelf breaking.
  38. MasterCraft

    MasterCraft Sep 2, 2012 Massachusetts

    I definitely prefer Sofie with a couple years on it, but cellaring conditions always matter.
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  39. Nalarn

    Nalarn Apr 14, 2013 Illinois

    Overview of the "cellar", the girlfriend bought me the fridge for my birthday last year, she's a keeper!

    Close up of the box #1


    Close up of box #2, not all of these are mine, waiting for some friends to pick up their share.


    Close up of box #3....where I keep the good stuff......

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  40. IPAkindaguy

    IPAkindaguy Aug 20, 2010 Florida
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    What type if fridge is that? Really like it.
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