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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. PoopChute69

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    - BANE and Flying Mouflan from Mordor
    - Parabola from schwartzoid
    - a set of beer themed page markers from inebriatedjoker
    - '08 Stone IRS from cfrances33
    - an array of awesomeness from brew33
     
  2. rowingbrewer

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    probably an 08 old guardian as that was a want of mine to fill out a vertical
     
  3. Bluecane

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

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    Westy 12.
     
  5. gpawned

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

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

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    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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  7. UNCCTDawg

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

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    -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)

    [​IMG]
    image by dachshunddude86, on Flickr
     
  9. JebediahScooter

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

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    Leon, Jeepcop is the man.
     
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  11. innuendobrewskiman63

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    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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  12. bb8189

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    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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  13. surlytheduff

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

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    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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  15. Shmeal

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    A socket wrench.
     
  16. Thickfreakness

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    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.
     
  17. UCLABrewN84

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