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Toppling Goliath PsuedoSue: Growlers?

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by Good_Trader, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. Good_Trader

    Good_Trader Nov 21, 2012 Viet Nam

    Looking to see if this is ever filled for off-site consumption, would like to try and acquire a growler of it. Anybody know if this ever makes it out of bars/brewpubs? I've been told it's very good, and wanted to know a bit more info on it.

    Any info is helpful, thanks!
  2. domtronzero

    domtronzero Aug 18, 2007 California

    Your forgot to add: "What's this beer worth?"

    Sorry though, no help from me.
  3. Good_Trader

    Good_Trader Nov 21, 2012 Viet Nam

    I think knowing whether I can even acquire it in the first place is primary concern ;)

    Then, I can take that knowledge, and post an ISO with what I think would be a reasonable offer, and then maybe some nice folks can chime in with some friendly, helpful advice regarding the balance of my trade offer.

    That's how it works, right?
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  4. domtronzero

    domtronzero Aug 18, 2007 California

    Man, with the handle Good_trader you sure got it all wrong.

    This is how you do it: go to a store, find an obscure (or expensive) beer that nobody talks about on the ISO/FT forums, then go into the General/Help forum and ask if you can trade it for more than $4$, or if it's worth a BA DL. Then you win the trade. Cuz it's all about the win.
  5. cbeer88

    cbeer88 Sep 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    It works better when you have some history, but for stuff like this you can usually just post "ISO: Toppling Goliath PseudoSue, FT: You tell me". Typically it will catch the eye of a few locals, and they'll tell you what it takes. Usually people are just happy to share their locals and will trade for whatever.
  6. ehammond1

    ehammond1 Jul 4, 2008

    YaKnow, I trust OP. Like someone from the Brady bunch or something. Just gives me a good feeling through and through.
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  7. jodan

    jodan Jul 24, 2008 California

    Decorah IA probably isn't the beer trader capital of the world, but they do fill growlers, and it's damn good, just like the other 2 IPAs I've had of theirs.
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  8. immobilisme

    immobilisme Nov 8, 2005 Illinois

    There is a place in Cedar Rapids that also fills growlers of Toppling Goliath, but I don't know what they have currently. That opens it up a bit from just Decorah.
  9. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    Currently it's PsuedoSue, Golden Nugget, and Dorothy's Lager. I believe they are $13 with your own growler. $17 with new glass.
  10. FTowne

    FTowne Jan 27, 2012 Missouri

    Nice. Somebody hook Good_Trader up!
  11. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    I will think about it, just very hesitant about shipping growlers.
  12. jegross2

    jegross2 Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Matt, we need to just get you some of the swingtop types!
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