How many bottles do you have from your favorite brewery?

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by SpdKilz, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
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    I rarely stray from the ISO:FT forum nowadays so I apologize in advance if this is a topic that has been discussed recently (I tried to search but could not come up with any topic similar to this).

    Anyway, while organizing the cellar tonight it got me thinking about what people have the most of. I assume for some (including myself) it may be the main "craft" brewery that they discovered early on.

    I have always been a Jolly Pumpkin fan boy, and currently have 48 bottles in the cellar.

    In second place is Russian River with 43, and third place is Cantillon at 31.

    So, what brewery do you own the most of?

    Cheers!
     
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  2. Mgm54

    Mgm54 Apr 7, 2011 Illinois
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    Maybe this would belong in the cellaring sub-forum? That said, I usually have no more than two sixpacks on hand from one brewery at a time, and maybe some bombers from them. Right now I have 16 SN beers, but this is mainly because I love celebration so I would buy by the case when it was out.
     
  3. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
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    Ahh, you are correct. I suppose I meant beers in the cellar rather than six packs/cases. Cheers!
     
  4. Stevedore

    Stevedore Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Just 7 of Goose Island
     
  5. hannydawg

    hannydawg Apr 4, 2010 Illinois

    Twelve
     
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  6. LeRose

    LeRose Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    I am a lightweight...four of Smoke and Dagger...
     
  7. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    Lets see, like a case of Coffee that goes across all vintages, one Rare, three or four King Henry, one Vanilla, one Juliet, one Cherry Rye, one Big John (first bottling), a three or four year vertical of Bourbon County 12oz, and a 2009 Bourbon County 22oz. This is only because my collection is VERY low right now, period. Before this week, I hadn't done a trade other than bottle for bottle since May.
     
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  8. taxman

    taxman Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    I currently have 48 bottles of Black Note. Does it still count if one of those cases belongs to someone else?
     
  9. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Zero. I drink my beer.
     
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  10. CityofBals

    CityofBals Sep 12, 2012 Illinois

    Five cases of bcbs, case and a half of coffee, 07-11 vertical, bramble, vanilla, so... ~145.
     
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  11. FunkyMacGroovin

    FunkyMacGroovin Sep 22, 2009 California

    13 bottles from Russian River, 9 from Cantillon.
     
  12. seplo

    seplo Sep 8, 2009 Connecticut
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    Not many, i drink them pretty fast...CHEERS
     
  13. denver10

    denver10 Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    0

    (since this this about cellaring)
     
  14. mattsander

    mattsander Feb 3, 2010 Alberta (Canada)
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    Around 3 cases of Cantillon, and little else
     
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  15. standardcherry

    standardcherry Jan 17, 2011 Massachusetts

    Damn, wanna send me more KH? ;)
     
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  16. IHyphySF

    IHyphySF Nov 21, 2011 California
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    32 50/50 eclipses
    11 Cantillons :(
     
  17. Frankinstiener

    Frankinstiener Jul 28, 2009 Illinois
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    I have 32 bottles of Sierra Nevada. 19 of them are 2012 Celebration ales that I will drink by the end of winter, 3 are 2009 Big Foots, and the rest are Big Foot from the past couple years.
     
  18. philly224

    philly224 Jan 30, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I have 2011 and a 2012 Brooklyn Black Chocolate stout that I am going to age up and then do a vertical in a few years but other than that nothing. I want to start aging a few more stouts if I can though.
     
  19. ChrisPro

    ChrisPro Oct 16, 2009 Illinois

    65 bottles of HOTD (including magnums), with more currently on its way. Sadly, only one is AftW.

    Another way to think of it, HOTD is 28% of my current cellar.
     
  20. RichD

    RichD Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Like 2 because I keep drinking them all.
     
  21. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    That's a fun brewery to have a stockpile of. I wish I would've stocked up on Adam when it used to be in Indiana!
     
  22. aasher

    aasher Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    I suppose I could, maybe.
     
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  23. yamar68

    yamar68 Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    I have 1,012 bottles from Hill Farmstead and 867 bottles from Cantillon.

    Also, I just got a 15" subwoofer for my Escalade that sits on 32's.
     
  24. black13

    black13 Apr 11, 2010 Oregon
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    HOTD - Approximately 5 cases (so roughly 120)
    GI - 61
    Cantillon - 88 ( with more on the way )
     
  25. ChrisPro

    ChrisPro Oct 16, 2009 Illinois


    Yeah, completely missed out on that as I moved to Chicago just as it started to disappear. Sadly, I don't have as much regular Fred and Adam as I'd like, but no real complaints here.
     
  26. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Goose Island for sure. Just over 50 I think. I keep counting in my head but I think I'm missing some stuff. Maybe closer to 60.
     
  27. forgetfu

    forgetfu Jul 27, 2007 Colorado
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  28. Thorpe429

    Thorpe429 Aug 18, 2008 Illinois
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    48 Drie Fonteinen. That's 26% of the commercial bottles in my cellar.
     
  29. Andygirl

    Andygirl Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    Right now tied at about 50 bottles of Bell's and 50 of Founder's. I greatly prefer the winter beer styles, so I buy enough to last the summer.
     
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  30. MrFootstones

    MrFootstones Aug 8, 2008 California

    Somewhere between 5-6 cases of 3 Fonteinen for me.
     
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  31. BdubleEdubleRUN

    BdubleEdubleRUN Jul 28, 2009 California

    Been looking to upgrade my shoes. Rolling on 26's right now. Do you recommend 32 or bigger?
     
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  32. FosterJM

    FosterJM Nov 16, 2009 California
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    The Bruery.

    Have Piapt-5GR
    Have BBA 2TD-BBA4CB
    Have Papier-Freut.

    Not that many but the most of what I have.

    Cheers!
     
  33. DSlim71

    DSlim71 Mar 3, 2010 New Jersey

    So fitting that our first trade was Jolly Pumpkin for Russian River :)
     
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  34. ncaudle

    ncaudle May 28, 2010 Virginia
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    about 10% of my cellar is Hardywood Park
     
  35. jsilva

    jsilva Nov 10, 2009 Massachusetts

    Like 65+ but not nearly enough for me.
     
  36. pmoney

    pmoney Apr 15, 2011 Colorado
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    69 Goose Island
    20 Cantillon
     
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  37. yamar68

    yamar68 Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    I tried to go bigger but they were all like "maaaaan Rick Ross ain't even got shine like dat" and I was all like "fuck dat noise hit me with dem 36's"
     
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  38. imbibingmytime

    imbibingmytime Aug 15, 2012 Wisconsin

    You guys make me feel less guilty for the cases of vintage bigfoot, bcbs & cw bbbw in the basement. At least its not cases of pricy lambics. That being said, I am attempting to age a Drie Fonteinen Oude Gueuze. Its hard though. I tend to drink them.
     
  39. skycracksopen

    skycracksopen Jul 12, 2012 Colorado

    Around 25 bottles of Cantillon, give or take a few.

    edit: just checked my list, it's 30.
     
  40. skycracksopen

    skycracksopen Jul 12, 2012 Colorado

    Ah, you tied me!
     
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