The crown jewel of your cellar?

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

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  1. jbravato

    jbravato Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2010 Pennsylvania

    '11 CBS, '10 KBS and now my '12 case of BCBS also my black tuesday that's on its way from CA
  2. NotACommunist

    NotACommunist Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2011 South Carolina

    2009-12 KBS
    2012 Westbrook Mexican Cake
    10' Night Stalker & Big John
    All three Westbrook wine barrel Trippel's

    The jewel used to be a 2007 Abyss. Now I have the 09, 10 and 11 to wait as long as I did with the 07.
  3. iwantmorehops

    iwantmorehops Aspirant (232) Sep 25, 2010 Vermont
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    Lawson's maple barrel aged fayston maple imperial stout
    Lawson's bourbon fayston (from the same year)
    Lawson's bourbon fayston ( most recent batch)
    Lawson's maple tripple 2 year vertical
  4. 3rdto1st

    3rdto1st Aspirant (211) Dec 1, 2011 California

    I have more quantity than special stuff, so I would have to say my case collection

    A case of White Chocolate
    A case of 2012 Parabola
    A case of 2012 Sucaba
    A case of 2012 BT

    and I'm so OCD, I dont know how I can drink them since they all fit in the case and even having one missing makes me uneasy. lol
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  5. bradfordjohnson

    bradfordjohnson Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2012 Kentucky
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    I did NOT like that Angel's Share at all. Bramble is quite tasty though.
  6. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2011 New York

    I'll find out one way or the other on my birthday in March! I've had Bramble once before and loved it, which is why I traded for it again.
  7. jimmycrackcorn

    jimmycrackcorn Initiate (115) Nov 18, 2012 Illinois

  8. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2011 New York

    Bramble was shared -- and deliciously so -- with VncentLIFE and OSUBeerStudent last night.
  9. ewright

    ewright Initiate (0) Oct 25, 2007 North Carolina

    Simple, send me 3 of each in one of those boxes. 3 boxes, 3 cases of beer :grinning:
  10. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    1 PIAPT an two of each year since ...Cant wait to get 5 Golden Rings !!
  11. canucklehead

    canucklehead Poo-Bah (2,464) Mar 7, 2003 British Columbia (Canada)

    about 7 bottles of 2003 Thomas Hardy 8 2004 and 6 2006
  12. Corbet

    Corbet Initiate (164) Nov 7, 2010 Michigan
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    If this is really your pic, I'd drink them ASAP.
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  13. Hatzilla

    Hatzilla Aspirant (276) Jul 25, 2008 California

    How old is the Pliny?
  14. Auracom

    Auracom Zealot (573) Nov 5, 2010 Illinois
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    Out of Bottleworks. Can't wait to visit Seattle next week and check out the source location for the very first time. :slight_smile:

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  15. xanok

    xanok Disciple (369) Aug 13, 2009 Connecticut
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    I've had it both ways and don't prefer it one way or the other, although I haven't had one as old as five years like you.

    But it's still amazing at 1-2 years.
  16. libbey

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

    That is such a great beer. True whale meat
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  17. JohnfromPurdue

    JohnfromPurdue Initiate (90) Apr 27, 2009 Wisconsin
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    Armand '4 set
    Veritas 010
    plus every Cantillon and 3F I've got
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  18. BrettHead

    BrettHead Devotee (478) Sep 18, 2010 Nebraska

    Rare and King Henry, I suppose
  19. DimensionX

    DimensionX Initiate (0) Oct 1, 2010 Oregon

    Anchor Christmas Magnum from 1993.

    Found it at a garage sale (and a bunch of good records) and was hesitant but the seller assured me that it had been stored well and not light struck. 2 dollars well spent I think.

    I've picked up the last 3 Anchor magnums and hope to do a vertical this year. Gonna need a posse to drink all that beer!
    Then I'm gonna fill those big bottles with my own christmas beer and stick em back in the cellar.
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  20. jonneh

    jonneh Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2006 Connecticut

    2003 Sam Utopias I bought back then when i worked at a liquor store, is that really jewel worthy?
  21. dannon71

    dannon71 Initiate (22) Jun 19, 2005 Florida

    I'm a wee bit proud of my 69' Ratcliffs.
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  22. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,170) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Wow, great find.
  23. ficklepixel

    ficklepixel Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Colorado

    My prized beer used to be a New Belgium La Folie from 2005. It was hand-labeled and numbered. My husband and cracked her open during our marriage celebration. It was absolutely delicious.

    Now, I think my prized possession is the 2007 Abyss. Thinking I should probably open it soon...
  24. jisom123

    jisom123 Disciple (316) Aug 21, 2008 Indiana
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    Glad to see d'extra on your list. Love that beer! Cheers.
  25. loony4lambic

    loony4lambic Initiate (0) Nov 26, 2012 California

    Mine are (for now) Cantillon Classic 750, 3F Golden Blend. Allllright, all my gueuzes
  26. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Zealot (586) Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
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    Mine would be -

    2008 Three Philosophers
    Bourbon County Vanilla
    King Henry
    750ml Cantillon Classic
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  27. Envelopes

    Envelopes Initiate (0) Aug 26, 2012 Ohio

    I don't have much, but I do have 5 bottles of Westy 12 that I'm pretty psyched to have.
  28. jisom123

    jisom123 Disciple (316) Aug 21, 2008 Indiana
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    Duff Extra
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  29. jisom123

    jisom123 Disciple (316) Aug 21, 2008 Indiana
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    Yes. It's Jewel worthy. Not like finding a rare gem "worthy", but like owning an unopened Neo-Geo or 3DFX "worthy".
    That reminds me.... off topic; ISO: unopened Chrono Trigger, : FT: Rum Barrel Oil of Aphrodite, '11 DL, 3 Guys off the scale and '06 Raisin D'Extra.
    Also ISO Secret of Mana unopened.
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  30. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poo-Bah (7,132) Aug 15, 2010 Colorado
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  31. MickJ0nes

    MickJ0nes Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    1 bottle of Samichlaus dark 1997. The only reason it lasted this long is the sickness that followed from drinking the first 5.
  32. reval

    reval Initiate (128) Apr 13, 2011 New York
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    If I had to pick one I would say King Henry. Not sure when I will crack that one. Already had one and it was superb.
  33. RichardMNixon

    RichardMNixon Zealot (515) Jun 24, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    2012 Parabola...
    Haven't been in the game for too terribly long.
  34. hotpipes29

    hotpipes29 Initiate (0) Dec 22, 2008 Ohio
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    7 Rare
    2 04 drie magnums
    Publican Porter
    Old toad barrel barley wine
    Donkey Punch
  35. runlikealope

    runlikealope Initiate (138) Dec 17, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    '99 Lees harvest
    tactical nuclear penguin
    09-'12 consecration
    # 2,3,5,6, hof ten dormaal barrel project
    '09 four loko
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  36. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (511) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    1955 Westmalle Brown for coolness factor.
    '96 Thomas Hardys for tastiness factor.
    '12 Bud Light Platinum for the broski factor.
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  37. wisrarebeer

    wisrarebeer Meyvn (1,343) Jul 31, 2008 Wisconsin
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    Just one?! That's tough.

    Ballantine Burton Ale, brewed 12 May 1946 and bottled November 1960.

    This one is getting more and more difficult to find, let alone purchase, every day.
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  38. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,209) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Cable Car or Rare. Had Double Oaked Kate in there briefly, wasnt worth its weight in liquid
  39. krl2112

    krl2112 Crusader (719) Nov 10, 2012 Illinois
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    BCBS '07
    DL vertical
    All bruery anniversary brews
    Westy Brick
    10th Anniversary Utopias

    I need to go open something now!!
  40. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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    Oh hello oxidation.
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