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Sours for Dummies - Hints and Hauls

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by merc7186, Feb 9, 2013.

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  1. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    This BIF is officially underway with 17 participants...here are the rules.

    Here are the details:
    ~ 75 oz minimum
    ~ Beers must be listed on Beer Advocate as...
    American Wild Ale
    Flanders Oud Bruin
    Flanders Red
    Gueuze
    Lambic - Fruit
    Lambic - Unblended
    ~ Beers must have a minimum rating on Beer Advocate of 85 or higher.
    ~ Noobs are welcomed but will be required to ship out one week earlier than everyone else.
    ~ Shipping Date will be set for March 4th.

    Targets to go out shortly...
     
  2. bonkers

    bonkers Feb 14, 2008 New Jersey

    Very excited to get this one started!
     
  3. thedarkestlord

    thedarkestlord Jan 13, 2013 Illinois

  4. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    Hint #1:
    My target lives in a state where I have made multiple trades to but have never been in that state.

    Hint #2
    My target and I have completed 2 trades to the same people
     
  5. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Feb 25, 2012 Michigan

    Hint #1: I have family that live in the same state as my target.
     
  6. Snowrs

    Snowrs Oct 10, 2009 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    I will be shipping to a state that has a Major league team in every sport.
     
  7. bbpro47

    bbpro47 Mar 8, 2011 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Hint #1: My target lives west of me
     
  8. w_klon

    w_klon Aug 1, 2012 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Hint #1: I can see my target having a fishing license with the amount of fishing opportunities around him.
     
  9. Hindsight

    Hindsight Oct 8, 2011 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Hint 1 - My target lives in a state that shares a border with a major ocean.
     
  10. BeerBuddy2122

    BeerBuddy2122 Dec 15, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Hint 1 : My target has more than 50 wants listed
     
  11. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    Me???? Oh wait....I am running this BIF
     
  12. VonZipper

    VonZipper Feb 9, 2011 New York
    Beer Trader

    My target may or may not like Jenga.
     
  13. thedarkestlord

    thedarkestlord Jan 13, 2013 Illinois

    Hint #1: My target lives east of me.
     
  14. bonkers

    bonkers Feb 14, 2008 New Jersey

    I have been on BA longer than my target
     
  15. WhiteJordan

    WhiteJordan Sep 6, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Hint #1: My target is no stranger to receiving product. Better double check that invoice ;)
     
  16. ncaudle

    ncaudle May 28, 2010 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    hint: my target is northwesterly of me
     
  17. giants24

    giants24 Mar 27, 2012 California

    Hint #1: My target is 3 hours ahead of my time zone.
     
  18. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    Hint #3: My target is less than a 24 hour drive away from me (if I didnt stop to piss, get gas, or eat)...but barely under a 24 hours drive.

    ...and that person's first box is going out tomorrow. Box #2 to follow up later this week with roughly 160 oz coming their way.
     
  19. w_klon

    w_klon Aug 1, 2012 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Hint# 2: I have 2 bottles in hand, as I type this. Both are my targets wants.

    I got a few other beers in mind, so we'll see.
     
  20. BeerBuddy2122

    BeerBuddy2122 Dec 15, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Hint 2: I'm shipping my box west
     
  21. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Apr 17, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Hint #1 - My target lives near a major international airport
     
  22. JCDenver

    JCDenver Feb 8, 2010 Texas
    Beer Trader

    My package will be headed north and east.
     
  23. jmarsh123

    jmarsh123 Mar 31, 2010 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    I feel strongly my target already knows who he is, but will have to wait at least 1.5 weeks for his box as at least 1 want will not be procured until then.
     
  24. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Feb 25, 2012 Michigan

    Hint #2: I have one of my targets older wants in hand.
     
  25. WhiteJordan

    WhiteJordan Sep 6, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Hint #2: I am going to send a 2011 vintage bottle of one of my targets wants.
     
  26. giants24

    giants24 Mar 27, 2012 California

    Hint #2: I can easily surpass the minimum oz requirement with only my targets wants.
     
  27. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Feb 25, 2012 Michigan

    (Not really a) Hint: My box will be filled with mostly Michigan goodness (gotta rep the Mitten), and maybe a mini vertical if I can get my hands on a particular vintage.
     
  28. Hindsight

    Hindsight Oct 8, 2011 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Hint #2 - My target has a box headed their way and they live in a state that starts with the same letter as mine.
     
  29. w_klon

    w_klon Aug 1, 2012 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Alright, I think Im just about ready to ship mine out. But...

    Hint#3: Estimated delivery time is 5 business days to reach my targets doorstep. So, I might wait until next Monday to ship, so that it gets there without having to sit over the weekend. Plus, itll give me a chance to see if i can find something else until then. :D
     
  30. thedarkestlord

    thedarkestlord Jan 13, 2013 Illinois

    Hint #2: My target has 100+ wants.
     
  31. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    I lied...my target isn't getting two boxes....they are getting a 12 bomber shipper (not completely filled) but mostly filled. Now , to post the tracking number to torment everyone or not (I'm such a sadist...)
     
  32. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    Hint #4: My target lives in/around a city that has a team from all 4 of the major sports.

    Their porch is about to be busted up by FedEx on saturday.
     
  33. VonZipper

    VonZipper Feb 9, 2011 New York
    Beer Trader

    Hint #2: My target has been on BA for less than a year.
     
  34. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Nov 27, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    In for seeing what becomes of this.
     
  35. Jose2412

    Jose2412 Feb 25, 2012 Michigan

    I wish I had your username for my hint "Duffman is thrusting in the direction of my target"
     
  36. Duffman929

    Duffman929 Nov 27, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Feel free to send me free sourz any time.
     
  37. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    Duffman never dies, only the actors that play him
     
  38. w_klon

    w_klon Aug 1, 2012 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    Hint #4: My state and my targets state have at least 4 cities/towns with the same name.
     
  39. bonkers

    bonkers Feb 14, 2008 New Jersey

    second hint, my package will be heading west. The package has at least 1 want and his top rated sour "had"
     
  40. merc7186

    merc7186 Dec 5, 2010 New York

    Federal Fucking Express if you need them...dropping a box off one day earlier than scheduled. Check your front porches, someone got delivered about two hours ago.

    The bar has been set...beat it.
     
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