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Former Avery Brewing Company employee accused of stealing $15,000 worth of rare/vintage beer

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by Mebuzzard, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Mebuzzard

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    Since when is Rogue Old Crustacean $100/bottle? lol
     
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    What is funnier then that is that Black Tot and Sui Generis are $300 a bottle. Where did they get those prices from. I think I paid like $7 bucks for those when they were on the market.
     
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    Me thinks I need cozy up to the owner of Avery if they have cases of Isabella just laying around.
     
  5. thecommish101831

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    I mean okay, they're aged from 10-15 years ago.

    But some of them are just lol yay for news writers!
     
  6. Mebuzzard

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    I guess when something is stolen, its price goes up :eek:
     
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    Anyone else notice how they have a WnB next to an Izzy in the picture like they are anywhere close in value?
     
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    I am going to guess that the Black Tot was a hand bottle of one of the barrel aged versions, and not the piece of crap beer they sold to the public. I also wonder what his user name is on BeerAdvocate.

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    That was the $250.00 W-n-B
     
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    $15K worth of beer. Hmmm...I don't know about that.
     
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    Sweet, I still have 2 of those. Anyone want to make my next two car lease payments in exchange for two WnB?
     
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    That dude is screwed!
     
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    FT: 2 WnB ISO: whales bro!!!!
     
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    ISO: cantillon employee to embezzle beer for me
     
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    The beer Bandit as opposed to the beer baron! Damn i want some duck duck gooze!
     
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    Stealing is bad m'kay
     
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    Gents, this is an "only in Boulder" moment.

    Born and raised, it's a love/hate relationship with my hometown.

    "bottles of Rogue Old Crustacean beer ($100/bottle) and one bottle of 2001 Rogue Old Crustacean Barley Wine ($100/bottle)."

    Nice work 9News.
     
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    So he stole cases Of Isabelle p from Avery?
     
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    Avery was one of the 5 collaborators on Izzy... makes sense he has bottles.
     
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    Yup thats about the real story here... This seems to be about 1/5 the value of what they actually said it was
     
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    I was more thinking its odd a very short term employee had access to such beers. I myself would have a vault with very limited access to the gold.
     
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    Note to self: Get lock and key for my cellar.
     
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    Make hidden room for cellar so the police can't find it too
     
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    Is he on bad trader list yet?
     
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    Yes, I really appreciated the distinction between Old Crustacean Beer and Old Curstacean Barley Wine.
     
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    Now Selling STOLEN Rogue Chocolate stout....90$ I can steal more if need be.
     
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    A possible out for this former employee: "I was just interested in the collectible bottles, I didn't care about the contents".
     
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    Why didn't he consume some of the evidence? I don't see the point in having a case of a certain beer and not consuming any.
     
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    Put him on the "Bad Trader" list.
     
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    I have some beers stashed away off premise... If only ....
     
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    He had 4-5 months to get rid of the evidence! Who said criminals are smart?
     
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    Great reporting ch 9 news team, and the research on they did on eBay 2 years ago.
     
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    Sounds like a profiteer more than beer enthusiast to me.
     
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    10 times the facts ..only on channel 90 news!
     
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    See: Latest Hauls thread.
     
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    Cases of Izzy! wow that is pretty impressive.

    It will be hard to prove the monetary value. Not sure what amount qualifies as a felony, but since second hand beer sales are illegal I'm guessing they can only go after the purchase price?

    They said several cases of Izzy. I would imagine Adam Jackson could have fetched about 3500 a case on ebay last year...
     
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    Didn't Avery have a clue not to hire him? I mean it's all in his last name.
     
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    ISO: WnB. FT: toilet hooch
     
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    I'd prefer getting $300 from insurance than $7 lol
     
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    You steal an Avery beer, and "Karma" comes to get you!!
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