Five whales that you've recently caught.

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  1. spacecake9

    spacecake9 Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2014 Illinois

    2015 was a great year for me, I could list 10-15 beers but these were the highlights:
    Pliny The Elder
    Heady Topper
    Dark Lord
    Darkness
    Sip O Sunshine
     
  2. stevoj

    stevoj Poo-Bah (8,084) Nov 22, 2011 Idaho
    Society

    Since I don't hunt for whales, I have to wait for them to wash up on the beach. Last night, out of the blue, someone shows up at my house with a bottle of Zombie Dust. Totally not expecting that... must be karma for the Westy 12 I gave to one of Boise drinking crew. Here's to the beachcomber....:rolling_eyes:
     
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  3. stevoj

    stevoj Poo-Bah (8,084) Nov 22, 2011 Idaho
    Society

    Nice to know, I take it for granted that here they are available at the grocery store....
     
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  4. Norvelljeff

    Norvelljeff Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2015 Iowa

    Morning Delight
    Good Morning
    Abraxas


    Thats all I can think of whale status.
     
  5. charlzm

    charlzm Poo-Bah (2,180) Sep 3, 2007 California
    Society

    1. Westy 12
    2. 50/50 B.A.R.T. Vanilla
    3. Hair of the Dog Adam from the Wood
    4. Cantillon Gueze 100% Lambic
    5. Hangar 24 Pugachev Royale (sat on my bottle for a couple of years before opening)
     
  6. RLVineh

    RLVineh Initiate (123) Jun 21, 2014 California
    Trader

    Rare
    Snowed in
    Great (multiples)
    Dinner
    King Sue
     
  7. RajaSTL

    RajaSTL Aspirant (265) Jan 21, 2015 Missouri
    Trader

    Rare 15
    King Sue
    Utopias
    Black Tuesday Reserve
    Rare Dos
     
  8. Celtics76

    Celtics76 Crusader (736) Sep 5, 2011 Rhode Island

    The only recent one I can think of is Lord Chesterfield Ale. Very elusive in these parts.
     
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  9. knicks19947

    knicks19947 Zealot (598) Mar 7, 2014 New York

    DDG
    Snowed In
    Fundamental Observation
    Double Sunshine
    Great
     
  10. Glustick

    Glustick Initiate (0) May 22, 2015 Alaska

    ADWTD batch 3 (whiskey)
    SA Utopias
    Black Tuesday
    Founders KBS
    Home sour home
     
  11. mstrcrwly

    mstrcrwly Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2013 New York

    BA Darkness
    Abraxas
    DB Jesus
    BA Abominable w/ Coffee & Cinnamon
    Last Snow
     
  12. Ninjakillzu

    Ninjakillzu Initiate (0) Oct 5, 2015 Washington

    BCBS 15
    BCBBW 15
    Westvleteren XII
    Peche 'n Brett
    Mother of all Storms
     
  13. NealioATX

    NealioATX Initiate (81) Oct 28, 2015 Texas

    Color me jealous.
     
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  14. bierhaus15

    bierhaus15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2016 New York

    Well, just got back from a long vacation in Belgium, so...

    Cantillion Goldackerl Gueuze
    Cantillion Blabaer Lambik
    Cantillion Fou' Foune
    Drie Fonteinen Oude Gueuze Golden
    Westvleteren (Blonde, 8, and 12)
     
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  15. gcamparone

    gcamparone Poo-Bah (1,997) Dec 6, 2011 Rhode Island
    Society

    (Only counting bottles I opened, not 3 oz pours :stuck_out_tongue:)

    CBS
    Good Morning
    Lou Pepe Kriek
    Hommage
    Mornin Delight

    Special Mention to BA Cake, Vanilla Rye, BAVSS
     
  16. Bonannophone

    Bonannophone Initiate (0) Jun 19, 2013 Pennsylvania

    This year:

    Focal Banger
    Fou Foune '13 and '14
    SARA Fruit Punch #1
    2012 St. Lam
    2013 Hommage
     
  17. Jkolls

    Jkolls Disciple (314) Dec 2, 2015 Ohio
    Trader

    Perennial Abraxas
    Tree House Alter Ego
    Cantillon Vigneronne
    Tree House Lights On
    Dogfish Head Fort
     
  18. mrjmann

    mrjmann Disciple (337) Feb 10, 2014 Indiana
    Trader

    King Henry
    Prop '13
    Fou Foune
    Rare 2010
    Vanilla 2010
     
  19. NDogg44

    NDogg44 Initiate (115) Oct 21, 2015 Texas
    Trader

    BC Rare
    Founder's KBBS
    Founder's CBS
    Prairie Apple Brandy Noir
    Black Butte XXIV

    In my first few months getting into craft beer, I feel like I did pretty well. Looking forward to this year!
     
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  20. stevoj

    stevoj Poo-Bah (8,084) Nov 22, 2011 Idaho
    Society

    "sat on my bottle for a couple of years before opening"...OUCH!
     
  21. NealioATX

    NealioATX Initiate (81) Oct 28, 2015 Texas

    Damn man! How'd you find those Founder's?!
     
  22. NDogg44

    NDogg44 Initiate (115) Oct 21, 2015 Texas
    Trader

    The CBS was tapped for a 1 year anniversary event for a local craft beer bar (Lone Star Taps and Caps) and I got to have a couple of snifters of it. Apparently, they had been sitting on the keg for almost a year before they tapped it!

    The KBBS I found on the shelf at Lone Star Beverages during their "Elf on the Shelf" promotion this past holiday season. Haven't opened it just yet. As a matter of fact, CBS is the only one of those that I have actually tried. The rest are still in the bottle.
     
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  23. Giantspace

    Giantspace Champion (854) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    My harpoon always seems to miss


    Enjoy
     
  24. NealioATX

    NealioATX Initiate (81) Oct 28, 2015 Texas

    LUCKY!
     
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  25. do_ob

    do_ob Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2015 Kentucky

    Last Snow
    SoS
    Permanent Funeral
    Abyss (in the cellar, haven't tried it yet)
    BCBS
    BCBBW
    BBA Black Maple (maybe not a whale, per say, but hard enough to get)

    7, I know. 2015 was good to me.
     
  26. zeff80

    zeff80 Poo-Bah (13,068) Feb 6, 2006 Missouri
    Society

    Moby Dick
    Jaws
    Bruce from Finding Nemo
    Shamu
    BCBS
     
  27. Adamplus4000

    Adamplus4000 Initiate (114) Jul 16, 2014 Illinois
    Trader

    Rare
    SP Smooth
    VR
    Julius
    King sue
     
  28. hophugger

    hophugger Poo-Bah (2,354) Mar 5, 2014 Virginia
    Society

    I didn't catch them, but I drank them............
    Heady
    Coconut Resolute
    120 minute
    Off the top of my head, more to come,..............I Hope !!!!!!
     
  29. GregA135

    GregA135 Initiate (0) Mar 25, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Goose Island BCBS - 2012, 2014, 2015
    Goose Island Barleywine - 2015
    Tree House Julius and Alter Ego
    Other Half - All Green Everything and Green Diamonds
    Russian River - Supplication, Damnation, Redemption, Temptation, Consecration
     
  30. HopsAholic79

    HopsAholic79 Initiate (0) Mar 31, 2014 California

    Julius
    Heady
    SOS
    Rare
    Prop '14 and '15
     
  31. LaneMeyer

    LaneMeyer Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2011 California

    Miller Genuine Draft
    Michelob Light
    Heineken Light
    Lowenbrau
    Milwaukee's Best
     
  32. Vivs85

    Vivs85 Devotee (410) Nov 29, 2012 New York
    Trader

    2010 KBS
    Black Tuesday Reserve
    Tart or Darkness with cherries and Vanilla
    Peche n Brett
    Dinner
    Fred's Blend
     
  33. Gajo74

    Gajo74 Poo-Bah (2,810) Sep 14, 2014 New York
    Society Trader

    Pliny the Elder
    Heady Topper
    Focal Banger
    Sip of Sunshine
    2nd Fiddle
     
  34. SovereignGood

    SovereignGood Aspirant (237) Jan 11, 2016 California

    BCBS '15
    Pliny
    FW Anniversary + Other boxed releases
    Abyss
    Bomb
     
  35. gonzo000

    gonzo000 Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2014 Massachusetts

    Still seeking my 5 whales: Killer, humpback, blue, sperm and beluga
     
  36. DerelictPI

    DerelictPI Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2010 New York

    CBS - Amazing
    God Complex - Glad that this is one of my local breweries
    Utopias '15 - Love it
    BBA Double Negative - Fantastic beer but traded away my second bottle...
    Various NE hoppy beers

    Alluded me (if it counts): BA Ten Fidy

    Hunting this year: Rare
     
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  37. LittleGus

    LittleGus Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2008 Minnesota

    I don't have time or budget to whale hunt at this point in time, but I'm blessed with friends and family who do. In the last year or so:

    Lou Pepe '11
    BA Darkness
    BCBS '14
    Black Tuesday
    Heady
    New Glarus Brambleberry Wild Ale
     
  38. maljay26

    maljay26 Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2014 Florida

    BC Rare
    BA Darkness 15
    Evil Twin DB Jesus
    Abraxas
    Darkness 14
     
  39. Caland

    Caland Initiate (0) Nov 21, 2015 Missouri

    Boulevard Crown Town Ale, 2 Bottles
    Boulevard Chocolate with Raspberr, 2 Bottles
    That's all for me.
     
  40. singlespeed

    singlespeed Disciple (320) Sep 17, 2005 Delaware
    Trader

    Have you had FW 17? If not, send me a message....I can fix that!
     
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