Cellaring Persica

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by mkurylko, Jan 27, 2013.

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  1. mkurylko

    mkurylko Initiate (151) Feb 10, 2011 New Jersey
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    Hey everyone,

    Similar to many of you, I'm in the situation where I have one bottle of a beer which is one of the jewels of my cellar and I'm torn as to whether I should it. In this case, the bottle in question is Crooked Stave Persica. I'm part of the Cellar Reserve in 2013 so I'll be getting my hands on two bottles this year but I wanted your take on the pros / cons of cellaring this particular beer?

    Thanks in advance!
    Marek
     
  2. surlytheduff

    surlytheduff Initiate (0) Jul 22, 2010 Tajikistan
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    It's goddamn delicious - drink it. It'd be a lot better as a jewel of your belly instead of a jewel of your cellar.
     
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  3. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Poo-Bah (3,132) Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    Nobody knows how Crooked Stave beers will age so I'd drink it if I were you.
     
  4. skycracksopen

    skycracksopen Initiate (0) Jul 12, 2012 Colorado

    But I think Chad likes the idea of his beers being aged, so it could turn into something even more glorious...
     
  5. mkurylko

    mkurylko Initiate (151) Feb 10, 2011 New Jersey
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    That's exactly what put me in this situation!
     
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  6. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer Champion (849) May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
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    I heard these beers got infected with wild yeast. Best trade it to me for locals
     
  7. vacax

    vacax Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2008 California
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    I can't envision any scenario where aging this beer would improve it
     
  8. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,170) Mar 18, 2010 California

    This is drinking like a champ. Don't sit on it.
     
  9. mkurylko

    mkurylko Initiate (151) Feb 10, 2011 New Jersey
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    High rarity HF "locals"? :wink:
     
  10. DaveHack

    DaveHack Champion (805) Mar 28, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Peconic is local to someone....couldn't make that trade :slight_frown:
     
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