The crown jewel of your cellar?

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

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  1. landrewg

    landrewg Initiate (185) Nov 11, 2008 Michigan
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    Chimay Grand Reserve-08
    Bell's Batch 7000
    Westy 12-08 x 2
  2. robwater

    robwater Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2012 Colorado

    I mean, I gotta sixer of Westy 12, a coupla Surly Syx, Lost Abbey Red Poppy, all Avery Demon Series, Oud Floris, Russian River Beatification...but I'm looking forward to drinking over and over again, my 10 bottles of Deschutes Black Butte XXIV. Mmm-MMMM!!!

    Edit: Eclipse FiftyFifty Elijah Craig 12, 20, and Four Roses are beckoning my palate...
  3. ObiWanKushnobi

    ObiWanKushnobi Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    2003 Utopias


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  4. MRL731

    MRL731 Initiate (0) Dec 25, 2011 Florida

    Eclipse Elijah, BCBS coffee and a '03 Westy 12
  5. EJLinneman

    EJLinneman Aspirant (221) Mar 2, 2009 New Jersey
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    My 3 bottles of Bourbon County Rare.
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  6. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Disciple (389) Oct 19, 2006 Indiana
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    2007 Pannepot Reserva
  7. moonknight31

    moonknight31 Devotee (480) Aug 23, 2009 California
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    for me its

    bourbon barrel partridge in a pear tree
    2009 black tuesday
    rye papier
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  8. libbey

    libbey Initiate (0) May 18, 2008 British Indian Ocean Territory


    bike walz bro
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  9. reto21

    reto21 Initiate (0) Aug 31, 2011 Alabama

    chocolate rain
  10. Hannibalism

    Hannibalism Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2008 California

    First are my three bottles of 2010 Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze which will be given to my son on his 21st-ish birthday. Also that is the one and only beer my wife liked. Secondly my Veritas 009, which is the best beer I've ever had. Also, maybe 2010 BA Decadence and Berserker.
  11. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Man I wish I had one of those bottles of that.
  12. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

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  13. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    My 2011 Avery Mephistopheles. I know its not the oldest, but I search high and low for more Meph after I got to try it once (it was 4 years old at the time). But AZ stopped getting Avery so it took some searching out of state and it always seems to be the first one to disappear of their Demons of Ale series.
  14. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    Is that unopened? Awesome.
  15. hooliganlife

    hooliganlife Meyvn (1,311) Apr 12, 2007 Missouri
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    my 100+ bottles of gueuze and lambic

    best bottle? probably my Framboos (most recent release)
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  16. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,126) Mar 1, 2009 California

    I can't imagine Rare getting any better than it is now...
  17. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2012

    2009 Dark Lord 2011 Parabola 2010 Abyss
  18. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (740) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    I did. I just got it Thursday and drank it last night. Thanks for the tip bro.
  19. pearljam118

    pearljam118 Aspirant (295) Jul 5, 2008 Pennsylvania

    The thread states 'best in your cellar' not best beer you have in your fridge. Cellar meaning the beers you're aging.
  20. ChugLife

    ChugLife Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Probably a Quingenti Millilitre bottle

    Ken Schmidt / Maui / Stone Kona Coffee Macadamia Coconut Porter Aged in Bourbon Barrels
  21. fubar71478

    fubar71478 Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2005 Massachusetts

    2011 Sebago Brewmaster bourbon barrel barlewine
    2011 Angel Share
    Firestone XV
    Boulevard Love Child
  22. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Poo-Bah (3,199) Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    oude geueze
  23. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,334) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    I've had a few and they do cellar great! Got 1 bottle left.
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  24. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,334) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    For me, probably my bottle of Westvleteren Special 6.
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  25. pecokid

    pecokid Disciple (344) Jan 23, 2007 Pennsylvania

    One (maybe more :wink:) of each of the Troegs Splinters (Red, Gold, Blue, Black)
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  26. barleywinefiend

    barleywinefiend Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2007 Washington

    97 Triple Bock
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  27. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    '09 Bruery Black Tuesday
    Bruery 2 Turtle Doves
    GI BCBS 06-11
    2004 Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock
    '07 & '08 FFF Dark Lord
    '07 Unibroue 17
    but my all time favorite has to be the Samuel Adams Patriot collection that my wife found for me as a gift.
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  28. woemad

    woemad Poo-Bah (2,682) Jun 8, 2003 Washington
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    That reminds me, I've got a bomber of that quietly aging. Totally forgot about it!
  29. CheapBeerBuzz

    CheapBeerBuzz Champion (814) Dec 20, 2011 California
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    - Cantillon Don Quixote
    - 3F 1998 50th Anniversary
  30. woemad

    woemad Poo-Bah (2,682) Jun 8, 2003 Washington
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  31. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,719) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    2006 JW Lees
    2006 Fullers
    (For Daughters 21st)

    VE 03

  32. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

    Central Waters 1414 (Was at a store two or so months after it was released, beer guy saw me stocking up on the Bourbon Barrel Stout, BB Barleywine, and Peruvian Morning, asked if I was interested in a bottle, and got one from the back. GREAT DAY.)
    BCBS this year, ONLY because unlike last year, I could actually buy it by the 4-pack and not just a single from a store that sold out in god knows how many minutes, heh.
  33. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,572) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    2010 Cable Car, 2011 Blabaer, Batch 3 Beatification, Iced Eclipse and my eight Bourbon County Coffee are my crown jewels.
  34. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,572) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    It'll be coming out again next month, with Big John.
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  35. PrinceCaspian72

    PrinceCaspian72 Initiate (140) Dec 17, 2011 Oregon
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    Fou Foune x 2
    Peche n Brett
    Blend Love
    LP Geuze 2008
  36. EgadBananas

    EgadBananas Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2009 Louisiana

    For me, it's my 2002-2012 Stone IRS vertical.
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  37. imperialking

    imperialking Champion (896) Jul 1, 2008 Illinois
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    2007 Darkness
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  38. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2011 Ohio

    I have an 06' Hopslam that is a world-class barleywine.
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  39. ObiWanKushnobi

    ObiWanKushnobi Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    No I cellar empty bottles.:wink:
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  40. RDMII

    RDMII Disciple (352) Apr 11, 2010 Georgia

    Maltslam as I like to call it. Soooo tasty.
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