SWTFYW Hints and Hauls!!!

Discussion in 'Beer It Forward' started by Cuzco, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. jshusc

    jshusc Aug 16, 2013 South Carolina

    Your word is indeed marked. My bro in law is getting me the cans but I'm interested in their Bomber game that I hear will be more limited
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  2. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    all right, i am ashamed to post the following video. the only way i know how to determine a beer is "i like it" or "i dont like it". dont judge me bitches or @WesFoxlove. i will say this: i had more fun doing this than @Hoptimus-Prime will doing his. houser out.
  3. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Feb 12, 2012 Georgia

    It's getting better, and hopefully this year, the state reps will get their heads together and understand it's not a bad idea to let breweries sell pints in house, and growlers to go.. Won't hurt anyone!

    If that were the case, I'd find a highschooler to watch my twins, and take my wife to Orpheus for a food truck and sour, every friday night. :wink:

    Still some lackluster stuff, but we've got a Belgian brewery, a place that does sours and hoppy beers, and a place that does darker and barrel aged stuff well now, as well as a place that does all kinds of stuff and does it well.. Like Monday Night, who beat out everyone and won golf at GABF in the barrel aged category.

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  4. Whiskeydeez

    Whiskeydeez Jan 23, 2012 Kansas

    Private :slight_frown:
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  5. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    damn wtf. hold on.
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  6. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    ok, try now.
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  7. ColdOne

    ColdOne Jan 19, 2013 New York

    In my mind this video will always be titled, "Houser Teaches His Daughter to Drop the F Bomb."

    I've always wanted to do something like this… now inspired to make it happen some time. It'll be interesting to see if I really can tell my favorite IPAs apart (though I know these weren't necessarily brews you knew real well, @Houser).

  8. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    we had no clue what we were doing, and now im frunk.
  9. Dicers

    Dicers Sep 2, 2012 California
    Fest Crew Society Trader

    Loved this well done
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  10. mborden

    mborden Jan 28, 2009 New York

    Haha yeah. Since my handle is pretty much my real name, I changed my avatar from my real picture while job searching. Plus I came across this rad archive of colorized old photos, of which this was one.
  11. WesFoxlove

    WesFoxlove Jun 12, 2013 Massachusetts

    Well done man, Well done. This is so hard, even with IPAs you know well. Super entertaining, glad you had fun.

    I 100% approve the completion of the Challenge - Please enjoy your bottle.
  12. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    funny part about this is my buddy and i did a similar taste test with 6 ipas we have had before (sculpin, two hearted, green flash west coast, and three others). i think i had 3 or 4 right, and he had 0. pretty funny. i guess i need to go back to hops 101 as i pretty much blew this one. thanks again, matt. had a great time. DO IT LIVE!
  13. Whiskeydeez

    Whiskeydeez Jan 23, 2012 Kansas

    Great challenge @WesFoxlove. Fun tastings like this make you appreciate beers that you might overlook because of hype.
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  14. PA-Michigander

    PA-Michigander Nov 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
    Society Trader

    You're right there is a challenge for me to complete @Houser but it's not a video, thank goodness!

    My challenge is a little tougher to complete based upon local bars and quality choices at those bars. Hope to have it done this week as well as the box headed out.
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  15. IPAFan521

    IPAFan521 Jan 20, 2013 Illinois

    @PA-Michigander @TheBeerAlmanac

    We now have more participants, but in the true spirit of SWTFYW, there will be ninja senders as well. Targets will hopefully got out tomorrow morning or early afternoon (based on my work schedule). If anyone else would like to join, whether out load or in ninja status please let me know! Looking forward to this even if there are only a few of us participating!!
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  16. PA-Michigander

    PA-Michigander Nov 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
    Society Trader

    I hope I get someone that I can kill their wants. I had a crazy box ready to go in the other Xmas thread. I am sure my target will be happy for 12 days
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  17. IPAFan521

    IPAFan521 Jan 20, 2013 Illinois

    See...we need this from everyone!! Since I aam organizing, I am going to base my target on who I can make the happiest this Christmas season!!! We just need more people to join! If not, they will all wish they did on e we get a few days posted on here!
  18. ColdOne

    ColdOne Jan 19, 2013 New York

    I'd be all over it if I wasn't flying out of town. Great plan. Knock 'em dead, y'bastards!

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  19. Hoptimus-Prime

    Hoptimus-Prime Dec 7, 2012 North Carolina

    I would love to get in on this, but with BiaB in my possession and @XmnwildX12's LIF box my funds will be tied up... But I'm looking forward to seeing the 12 days of beer porn!
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  20. blue-dream

    blue-dream Aug 22, 2013 Virgin Islands (U.S.)

    It was @sandman3479 i contacted him via BM and tagged him, I'm sure he is a little busy with his new fiancee, we will give him a little time.
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  21. CTJman

    CTJman Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut

    I think he was in vt this weekend based on his untappd account

  22. phishbfm

    phishbfm Dec 4, 2010 North Carolina

    We may need to work something out in the future...I've had my eye on those Orpheus cans...they look glorious.
  23. dust_bunny

    dust_bunny Apr 4, 2014 Arizona

    Closing down the KBS growler LIF guys... Will post a list of all who entered shortly :slight_smile:
  24. end_27

    end_27 Sep 23, 2012 Illinois

    Matty, are we taking down a list of who's participating in the 12 days of Beer-Mas or we just Santa bombing people?
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  25. IPAFan521

    IPAFan521 Jan 20, 2013 Illinois

    I will be running this one for in this thread. Anyone interested, please reach out to me and I will add you to the list.

    So far we have the following:


    This is all of the people that have reached out to me. All are welcome of course.

    So to quote @TheBeerAlmanac : " It will be like a 2 week long holiday SWTFYW #VBS. Who's in?! All of you?! I fucking thought so! I like beer damnit!"

  26. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    ninja sender sounds really interesting, but im still trying to process this in my mind. the person sending the beer does not know they are sending beer? :astonished:
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  27. UtisTheLaw

    UtisTheLaw Jul 26, 2012 Texas

    I was out of town when a nice gopickitupformebro came in from @Jas45678 (exempted from the trade embargo by customs for the small size)

    McDermott was surprised at the packaging
    Because there were no dog items to be found in this "BarkBox"

    I'm glad to have some KRE, and looking forward to sharing it. I've had BBA Mayan Mocha, but the Imperial is new to me, so I am looking forward to trying it as well.
  28. IPAFan521

    IPAFan521 Jan 20, 2013 Illinois

    Ninja senders have requested to send to specific people. They know who they are sending to, but I will be assigning who is sending to them. If the count stays as is, there will be one ninja sender that will be revealed once targets go out but only that sender will know who he is.
  29. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    got it. dont know why im so intrigued since i cant participate in this one due to a self inflicted hiatus.
  30. end_27

    end_27 Sep 23, 2012 Illinois

    You can add me to the list Justin. Would love to spread some Beer Cheer to all the boys on this thread.
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  31. IPAFan521

    IPAFan521 Jan 20, 2013 Illinois

    you got it!!!
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  32. LehighAce06

    LehighAce06 Jul 31, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Ditto, I think it's because ninjas are always intriguing.
  33. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky

    Now that this group has been running on for like 12 years now, I find myself having sent multiple boxes out to multiple people, and even some people more than once. Are you guys keeping a record of what you're sending out in your BIF/LIF/NinjaIF/WhateverIF boxes to make sure you don't send dupes of something?
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  34. Jas45678

    Jas45678 May 11, 2013 Michigan

    Sorry, maybe next time McDermott
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  35. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    ive had the exact same thoughts, but im not nearly that organized.

    edit: i hope people think like @zekeman17, though. i kinda stole this my mentality from his profile: My wants list is more of a wish list. Always looking to try good beer that I don't have easy access to. If I had it and liked it, I'm always happy to get more of it!
  36. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    this worth going to??

    The Bruery - 12 Days of Christmas Series

    Vintage Flight

    2 Turtle Doves - 2009
    Somewhere between a Belgian-style Dark Strong Ale and an Imperial Porter

    3 French Hens - 2010
    Vinous and oaky notes in a bold and spicy dark ale with flavors of fig and plum

    4 Calling Birds - 2011
    A robust dark ale inspired by a traditional winter warmer with gingerbread spices

    5 Golden Rings - 2012
    Golden ale flavored with cinnamon, allspice, ginger and sweet & tangy pineapple

    6 Geese-A-Laying - 2013
    A classic dark and toasty winter ale brewed with cape gooseberries
  37. LehighAce06

    LehighAce06 Jul 31, 2010 Pennsylvania

    God no. Fortunately what we're sending is beer, which is a consumable good.

    I actually sent two boxes to the same person (outside this thread) in the same month and managed to send Big Gruesome both times. He was a good sport about it, but I felt bad as within that short a time I should have been better organized.

    If months separate the two shipments, especially if the beer was rated highly or is still listed as a Want, I don't think it'd be an issue.

    You know I'd want to go... where is that and when?
  38. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    i said it once, and i will say it again...know your role, mcdermott.
  39. Houser

    Houser Sep 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    thursday at craft.
  40. LehighAce06

    LehighAce06 Jul 31, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Bummer, Thursdays are especially hard for me, particularly if I want to do both BS 2.0 and BS 2.0.1; I was told that my ability to do both of those was directly related to how many events I try to go to between now and then.