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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. Bluecane

    Bluecane Dec 30, 2011 New York

    Were you surprised at how terrible it is? :p
  2. nc41

    nc41 Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Westy 12.
  3. gpawned

    gpawned Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Fou Foune + BA People's Porter + Westy 8. Holy shit, thanks Dude!

    Also a Beat5 from another great trading partner.
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  4. luisc123

    luisc123 Oct 20, 2011 California

    Have only completed about 6 trades or so and have received some awesome locals as extras, but I consider Surly Wet to be my greatest surprise. Maybe not a whale, but damn did I love that beer!
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  5. UNCCTDawg

    UNCCTDawg Nov 30, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Kern River Citra... Fresh too! Surprised the hell outta me
  6. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    -darkness from yamar68
    -750 Cantillon classic bio from davey101
    -09 de cam Oude geuze and 05 de cam Oude Kriek from Bitterbill
    -this entire box from BobZ (we didn't have a trade, he just decided to drop a random box on me so they all count as extras)

    image by dachshunddude86, on Flickr
  7. JebediahScooter

    JebediahScooter Sep 5, 2010 Vermont

    Westy 12 and a chalice (before the gift pack release made it easily obtainable).
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  8. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Feb 23, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Leon, Jeepcop is the man.
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  9. innuendobrewskiman63

    innuendobrewskiman63 Apr 1, 2012 New York
    Beer Trader

    Cherry Adam from the Wood and Michael from HotD from AndrewK. There was at least one "holy fuck" uttered while opening that box
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  10. bb8189

    bb8189 Sep 25, 2008 Ohio

    Late to the party here, but the best I ever received was a BCBVS. Unfortunately, it was sent to me before I truly appreciated how awesome of an extra that was and I'm not sure I properly thanked the kind BA who sent it. Nor do I even remember who sent it. I suck.
    The whole time I was drinking it last year I was trying to remember who sent it so that I could send them something as a thank you. Best beer I've ever had.

    ISO: name of BA who sent me a BCBVS
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  11. surlytheduff

    surlytheduff Jul 22, 2010 Tajikistan
    Beer Trader

    Can of pre-ban 4 Loko with caffeine and taurine. I can't wait to shotgun it.
  12. Anonymous1

    Anonymous1 Mar 19, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    1. CD case full of safety pins to "mask the sloshing"
    2. Box of white rice to "mask the sloshing"
    3. BASC + DuClaw Retribution + BA Blackbeerd all from ADTaber in the same trade, great trader

    Only one of the three did not make a gigantic mess all over my living room.
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  13. Shmeal

    Shmeal Nov 9, 2009 Oregon
    Beer Trader

    A socket wrench.
  14. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Rumpkin and BBA Angel's Share in one trade, Jester King Black Metal Farmhouse, La Petite Prince and Thrash Metal in another. Voodoo Black Magick, Surly Darkness, Bootleggers Knuckle Sandwich, '09 Port Brewing Santa's Little Helper, lots of other great stuff... I've been very lucky with trades and trade partners thru the years.
  15. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    An empty prescription bottle with all identifying info on it still.
    stayclean likes this.
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