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What was your biggest surprise extra in a trade?

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by dvmin98, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. dvmin98

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    I recently just started trading, but I was pleasantly surprised to get a couple Stone "Enjoy By's..." of different dates (one old, one new) that I was happy to receive. Anyone get something crazy that they were excited by?
     
  2. ABisonEgo

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    jidt recently got two pte and a fw 14th which was pretty awesome. also got an ibb and a big black voodoo daddy in the past
     
  3. TheSixthRing

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    A Joe Montana McFarlane figure. :D
     
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    A Smirnoff Ice
     
  5. djrn2

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    09 Cable Car and DL 07 in the same box. I shit you negative!
     
  6. GetMeAnIPA

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    Thanks to smchenry77.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Hunahpu, Darkness, Raison D'Extra, Abrasive, ZD and Dark Lord from the same guy. He lives in FL, which makes it even more impressive.
     
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    An Abraxas, CW Cherry BBA Stout, NG Cherry BBA Stout, Half Acre Big Hugs, and much, much more courtesy of TotallyHosed. What a chap, that guy.
     
  9. tofuspeedstar

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    mmm never really been surprised, most extras I get were pretty solid locals.

    Ain't complaining though, enjoyed 'em!
     
  10. CarolinaKevin

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    Gratitude 2009

    Blown away!
     
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  11. WagonCircler

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    2010 abyss, this week
     
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  12. Number45forever

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    FW 15 and Sucaba were both extra'd to me in the same trade. Another time I got a six pack of Zombie Dust that was bottled like a week previously an extra. My best though was probably a '10, '11 and '12 KBS as extras in the same trade.
     
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  13. luwak

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    As extras!?!?

    That's beyond red-dick-you-loose !
     
  14. chrisbokmuller

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    I've been lucky with some trades lately. Enjoy by, Cuvee de Tomme, Tart of Darkness, Old Viscosity, and some other good stuff as extras in a few recent trades.
     
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  15. LostTraveler

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    Non beer related, Ive gotten a book. Had to get in contact to make sure it hadnt fallen in the box by accident.
     
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  16. ksurkin

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    batch 7000 a few weeks ago. drinking it now and it's sublime.
     
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    Did an in-person meetup with Shagtastic and he brought pschul4 along as a surprise. Talk about wanting to regift an extra...
     
  18. LordFoul

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    I got a 2010 Dark Lord as an extra recently. First time I've recieved anything other than shelf extras
     
  19. Torgo

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    09 Black Tuesday and a fresh Blåbær in the same trade over on ratebeer.
     
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    Four Loko

    /thread
     
  21. Johnnyramirez

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    Was it an older can or the new tamer ones?

    Bud Chelada Picante btw for me
     
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  22. MordorMongo

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    I reuse to accept the bullshit Four Loko as Four Loko. Juice me, bro.
     
  23. axeman9182

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    First thing that comes to mind is an 07 Vertical Epic from Cuzco back in the spring of 2010. Was also pleasantly surprised recently when djmichaelk included a KBS as an extra in a second box he sent for our trade (after already having included good extras in the first box).
     
  24. ASUBeer

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    Upland lambics and upland Gilgamesh. Love those beers now.
     
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    my regular trade partner beerisheaven has sent me so many random exrtas including raspberry eisbock, westy 12, and 8, among many more.
     
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    Firestone Walker X as an extra about 2 years ago. I received FW 12 and Beatification in the same trade.
     
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  27. djrn2

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    There's a story behind it which almost justifies it.
     
  28. evilcatfish

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    Bruery White Chocolate was the best I ever got

    Otherwise just some basic local stuff
     
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  29. Duffman929

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    That ain't no gift, buddy.
     
  30. glitchedmind

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    I hope you marked him down on the "do not trade with again". I can't believe someone would do that to a fellow beer lover. Some people can be such jerks. ;)
     
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    HopHead84 buried me with extras yesterday. A White Chocolate was the best of the bunch, but all of them were insanely awesome.

    laymansbeerfan extra'd me a New Glarus Serendipity and a Central Waters BBCS (along with a bunch of other good stuff), both of which I'm really excited about.
     
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  33. youradhere

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    Rare- I got it when it first dropped, was on shelves, and was only $35-40. Best I've sent? Waxed Bud Platinum, or my English barleywine homebrew.
     
  34. jl28r1

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    Having received the english barleywine from you, I would agree on it's awesomeness!
     
  35. youradhere

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    Didn't you also get the waxed Bud Platinum? :D
     
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  36. jl28r1

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    I think so...you evil bastard! :mad:
     
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  37. NYCBUCKEYE

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    Nothing yet! Sadly I'm still trying to complete my first trade (hopefully for a cherry rye)! I completed a squares pool and sent s box with many different locals that wad in excess of the minimum oz by quite a bit. I like the cool idea of local extras. Not necessary but definitely a nice touch at the end of a smooth transaction.
     
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  39. atoulouk

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    Received 2 BA Blackouts in a recent trade as extras, definitely awesome!
     
  40. lokieman

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    Very Mad Cow and a Big Black Voodoo Daddy recently....nothing spectacular but both bottles I would have never tried if not and both were very appreciated.
     
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