The crown jewel of your cellar?

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by SeaOfShells, Oct 4, 2012.

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  1. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    What beer do you have currently that you are most proud of?

    I have 3:

    Kuhnhenn 4D 2010
    Kuhnhenn Barrel Aged 4D 2010
    Kuhnhenn 4D 2007

    As a runner up, I'm going to go with 2011 Victory at Sea. Not because it's rare, but because I'm surprised I managed to keep a bottle this long. It's my all time favorite beer, all things considered.
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  2. socon67

    socon67 Poo-Bah (1,648) Jun 18, 2010 New York

    Right now its a bottle of Westy 12.
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  3. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Zealot (586) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
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    2008 Three Philosophers
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  4. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2011 Ohio
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    Rare, duh.

    EDIT: I'm also stoked on my '07 Expedition Stout, but only because I bought it off the shelf for the normal price a few months ago.
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  5. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    2011 Brandy Vanilla DL or Izzy.

    Also the framed watercolor of my peen that hangs above 'dem two.
  6. Dennoman

    Dennoman Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    Value-wise I guess it's a bottle of Millennium Geuze.

    Pure sentimental value is probably the nip bottle of Black Damnation 666 some incredibly kind-hearted beautiful bastard (you know who you are) gave me as an extra, leaving me at a loss for words at the awesomeness of this community.
  7. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    I thought I was the only one that did that.
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  8. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    But did you paint it yourself?
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  9. markrmoser

    markrmoser Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2010 Illinois

    '08 BCBS, '10 NG Bourbon Barrel Kriek, Westy 12
  10. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,229) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Its a tie between my bottles of 2012 Churchill's Finest Hour and my magnum of 2006 Budweiser Brew Masters Private Reserve.
  11. pearljam118

    pearljam118 Aspirant (295) Jul 5, 2008 Pennsylvania

    2008 Lou Pepe Gueuze
    2012 Classic Guezue
    2012 Sucaba
  12. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2008 California

    I drink all the good stuff.

    I still have a Hellshire I; I'm waiting on it to turn into the next Wooden Hell.
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  13. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

    Is that really a thing?

    Also, I had 2 bottles of 2012 Churchill's but I dropped one and it shattered. I know....
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  14. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Meyvn (1,345) Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
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    Veritas 004
  15. fvernon

    fvernon Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Wisconsin

    rare. oh, and sour reserve II, and maybe maple tripple
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  16. camil1mj

    camil1mj Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2010 Michigan
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    Cable Car, Duck Duck Goose, Bourbon Vanilla Darklord.
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  17. fvernon

    fvernon Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Wisconsin

    i knew you'd like my post. i tip my hat to you and your crew's generosity!
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  18. FullObs

    FullObs Disciple (334) Jul 27, 2010 Illinois
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  19. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Poo-Bah (2,119) Mar 17, 2009 Illinois
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    MikeTen would get mad if I posted in this thread. :grinning:
  20. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,229) Mar 18, 2010 California

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  21. davey101

    davey101 Meyvn (1,080) Apr 14, 2009 Connecticut
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    2004 world wide stout
  22. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2011 California

  23. koopa

    koopa Poo-Bah (1,825) Apr 20, 2008 New Jersey
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    Rarity Wise: The only Magnum of Deschutes Jubel 2000 Millennium Ale in existence.
  24. nrs207

    nrs207 Defender (687) Sep 8, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Probably my LP Kriek. Best grab I've gotten at the shop I frequent.
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  25. FishDogHead

    FishDogHead Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2003 Massachusetts

    2 bottles of '94 ("Proprietor's Reserve") Sam Adams Triple Bock, pretty much because I drank everything else with some help from my friends. I came to the conclusion that I could get hit by a truck without ever having tried a lot of awesome beer, so I hosted a "cellar cleaning party."
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  26. CMUbrew

    CMUbrew Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2012 Michigan

    2010 Goose Island Night Stalker. Just recently found it on a store shelf. Never thought I would be the owner of a beer that's both retired and cellerable, whatever that's worth.
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  27. kdmcguire10

    kdmcguire10 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2011 Michigan

    Few bottles of Rare and a Growler of PEGS Rare DOS
  28. Powderhornphil

    Powderhornphil Defender (632) Apr 30, 2012 Minnesota
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    2010 and 2011 Surly Darkness
    Parabola I am aging
    Better Half

    Haven't been cellaring stuff too long.
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  29. Wielder

    Wielder Initiate (142) Sep 5, 2012 Indiana

    An etichetta oro.
    Also a jadwiga.
  30. TurdFurgison

    TurdFurgison Poo-Bah (3,058) May 29, 2005 Ohio
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    I'm happy with my all my bottles of Dark Lord.
    enelson, BeerBaron, gklover1 and 2 others like this.
  31. DoctorRock

    DoctorRock Initiate (115) May 13, 2010 Minnesota
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    Darkness 08-11
    Upland Persimmon '12 (unreleased)
    King Henry
    Steel Toe Before The Dawn
    Central Waters 1414
    BCBS 08, 10 & 11

    Good stuff, but no crazy walez
  32. maximum12

    maximum12 Poo-Bah (3,614) Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    My four years of Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine.

    Yes, it's off the shelf, yes, it's not expensive, but it might be the best-aging beer I've ever tasted.
  33. cpjtr9559

    cpjtr9559 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2007 New York

    2010 ivan the terrible
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  34. nicks6217

    nicks6217 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 California
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    I think.

    Jean Chris Nomad
    Veritas 03
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  35. maximum12

    maximum12 Poo-Bah (3,614) Jan 21, 2008 Minnesota
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    There, fixed that for you. :stuck_out_tongue:
  36. willandperry

    willandperry Initiate (197) Sep 15, 2011 Colorado
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    For me, its be T25
  37. marine1975

    marine1975 Disciple (373) Apr 27, 2009 North Carolina
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    Rare x 2
    Apple Brandy Hunahpu
    Bourbon County Vanilla
    1999 Westy 12
    2009 Black Tuesday
  38. DoctorRock

    DoctorRock Initiate (115) May 13, 2010 Minnesota
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    Sad to only have 1 sure was fun drinking the other 5 :slight_smile:
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  39. dckepley

    dckepley Aspirant (201) Aug 13, 2006 Iowa
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    05-05-05 Vertical Epic and 2010 Upstream Ebenezer....lots of great beers in the cellar, but these two intrigue me.
  40. duchessedubourg

    duchessedubourg Aspirant (237) Nov 2, 2007 Vermont
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    A mixed case of Cantillons, an HORALS Mega Blend, a De Cam Lambiek, and all four Armand 4 geuzes. Can you tell I enjoy sour beers?
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