How long is too long

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by stig, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. stig

    stig Initiate (150) Jan 21, 2007 Minnesota
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    I have some Stone old Guardian and SN Bigfoot that I have been holding on to for going on 5 years now. Do I still let them go or give them a pop??
     
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  2. ThePorterSorter

    ThePorterSorter Meyvn (1,423) Aug 10, 2010 Oregon
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    Last night i heard about a guy with a SN Bigfoot vertical starting from 1985...bamf

    (hope this answered your question)
     
  3. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    ...paging baybassboy...

    Interestingly, I asked a friend this exact same question the other night. He's my Bigfoot expert.
    His response:
    Ehhh. Tough question. Of the past 5 years right now, I would rate them 09, 11, 13, 10, 12. So I guess I don't find a sweet spot.
    Each batch has slightly different flavors not attributable to age (IMO). 12 had lots of licorice, 11 was/is especially hoppy, 09 was amazing
     
  4. stig

    stig Initiate (150) Jan 21, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Good to hear from you Eric, actually just trying to get my 3 post minimum so I can ISO/FT but actually do have 4 SN Bigfoot bottles each from 2005 -12.
     
  5. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2008

    I know. :) I just miss you!
    How was all the Alpine/RR hoppy stuff received? Hope you enjoyed!
     
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