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Kate the Great, any hope?

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by kristougher, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. kristougher

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    is this even reasonable to hope for making a trade and landing one?
     
  2. CooperEllis

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    Seeing as you've offered no other information, have only been a member here since June, have no trades listed in your profile and list Old Stock as your only "got" - I'm going to comfortably say, maybe?
     
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  3. kristougher

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    I'm only curious, not making a serious offer
     
  4. maximum12

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    If you have Dave, yes.

    If you have Old Stock, no.

    If you have other beers, maybe.
     
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  5. kristougher

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    Practically impossible, got it
     
  6. hiimrichie

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    Nah, it's possible. Just bring more stuff more rare than Old Stock.
     
  7. kscaldef

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    The fundamental rule of trading: similar $, similar bottle count, similar distro will get it done. Might take a while to reach the right eyes, but 95% of the time this is the simple truth.

    From what I can tell, KtG has lost some of the hype around it, which works in your favor. There was a time that it might have been in the 5% of exceptions, but I don't think that's true any more. It's no longer one of the cool, hot, new, exciting instawhales; just a solid, brewery-only, limited release.
     
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  8. Crawfordesquire

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    Ktg is a girl you'd marry, not the girl you'd want to be with if you were on death row.
     
  9. ShanePB

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    KtG has been traded for some Heady Topper (very recently, too). So it's more than possible.
     
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    I got a bottle a few months ago in a trade for West Coast vs. East Coast beers
     
  11. MVP09

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    Is KtG made every year?
     
  12. MarkF150

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    2012 was the last year
     
  13. OneBeertoRTA

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    As Kramer would say KtG are a dump stock. They have been popping up everywhere recently. I would say most HF releases would land one or any decent brewery release.
     
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    i couldn't imagine any vintage of KtG being what it once was at this point. my suggestion...move onto something newer and fresher. kate was great....but now...she's gone.
     
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    Isn't KtG kinda 'over'? I've only had it once, and it was dubbed Kate the Average....just sayin'
     
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    Whatever you would have to trade for KtG will be better than KtG.
     
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  17. Hopsiam14

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    ^^^ this is exactly right from my perspective as well.
     
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  18. Greenplastic615

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    KtG '11, as of 5 months ago, was f'ing delicious. I think it's easier to get now than it was a year ago, so either quantity of something good (16x heady topper for Kate '11 just got done) or something "rare" but not stupidly rare would get it done. King Henry 1:1 maybe? I dunno.
     
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    Surprised people are crapping on KTG, I had a 2007 recently and it was great.
     
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    I traded one 1:1 for RareR DOS when that was first released. I would have been happy with the trade, if the trader hadn't sent me a growler with a nick in the side that caused liquid to leak inside and the growler to be totally flat.
     
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    I had an 06 a month ago and it was literally one of the best beers I've ever had.
     
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    had 2011 in august and it's one of the best stouts i've had this year. iso: more port barrel goodness.
     
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