Whats it take to get Persica

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk' started by codysjb, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. codysjb

    codysjb Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2010 Prince Edward Island (Canada)
    Beer Trader

    What have people traded for this, or what with someone with this want to let go of it.
  2. DaveHack

    DaveHack Champion (803) Mar 28, 2011 Pennsylvania
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I traded one for a BCBVS, but I regret it....and doubt that would happen again. I have another that I'd like to use as a big ass package for....wait for it....Ann. I know, mere mortals can't get Ann, but I'm gonna throw everything at it!
  3. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2011 Vermont

    I traded a Bramble and BCBCS for Persica+
  4. standardcherry

    standardcherry Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2011 Massachusetts

    I almost traded my Mimosa for one.
  5. Brew33

    Brew33 Champion (832) Oct 24, 2007 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Borderline whale status. I've attempted multiple brewery-release bottles but wasn't close.

    The one thing I'll tell you is that it's 100% worth trading for. I couldn't believe how good it was. Cam graciously opened one at a recent tasting and it blew everyone away.
  6. kiki3drt292

    kiki3drt292 Zealot (547) Jan 13, 2011 California
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    I traded one for a 2011 Damon recently
  7. metalgdog

    metalgdog Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2010 New York
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    I threw up a couple ISO posts offering some solid brews like Black Note and Surly 4 and had no takers. Per the Crooked Stave website, there is a new batch being released during the 1st qrtr next year to Reserve Society members so it might be easier to land then.
  8. FishPondManager

    FishPondManager Aspirant (226) Feb 28, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    I opened my last 2012 bottle when Texas A&M beat Bama (gig Em). I felt it was a worthy time to open it.

    I don't know if I'll trade any Persicas I get in the Society next year. It's so damn good.
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  9. HopsJunkiedotcom

    HopsJunkiedotcom Initiate (0) Dec 24, 2010 Florida

    I'm sure it won't stop me from begging you for it anyways. :p
  10. Paulydeets

    Paulydeets Aspirant (247) Oct 8, 2008 New York
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    I really hope that you didnt since its only been released for the 1st time in 2012.............
  11. kiki3drt292

    kiki3drt292 Zealot (547) Jan 13, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    on the bottle it says "2011 vintage"
    released in 2012, must have been brewed in 2011
  12. codysjb

    codysjb Initiate (0) Jun 16, 2010 Prince Edward Island (Canada)
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    It was the 2012 release in feb (and it was cold as hell that day).
  13. RandomName7

    RandomName7 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Washington

    Are these actually trading that well o_O. I just got my 3 bottles from my trustee. I was planning on keeping all 3 as I got to taste it from a bottle someone else had gotten back in Austin. But it sounds like there are several other things I've really been wanting to try that this is managing to land. Might have to relent and trade one. Has anyone done a side-by-side with Fantasia?
  14. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Nov 23, 2010 Illinois

    Pick me pick meeeeeeeee.

    Seriously though...trade me a Persica.
  15. 4DAloveofSTOUT

    4DAloveofSTOUT Poo-Bah (2,212) Nov 28, 2008 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    No side by side, but fantastia was an amazing beer!
  16. Bardwashrind

    Bardwashrind Initiate (0) Jul 1, 2008 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Did a side-by-side with Fantasia, Logsdon Peche n Brett AC Golden Peche/Apricot and two different bottling of the mighty Fou Foune. Amazed at how well Persica and the AC Golden Apricot were showing right next to the vintages of Fou Foune. Persica might have been the show stopper. It wasn't even fair to have Fantasia as part of the tasting.
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  17. RandomName7

    RandomName7 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Washington

    Never heard of AC Golden Apricot. Shocked when I saw it was made by Coors. Where do they sell it o_O. Curious to try it now.
  18. kiki3drt292

    kiki3drt292 Zealot (547) Jan 13, 2011 California
    Beer Trader

    They sold it exclusively at a store called "Mile High High Wine and Spirits" in Denver. Sold out in like 30 minutes when it came out, if I remember correctly, at the beginning of summer. They did a Kriek as well. You see it pop up on trading forum from time to time, so I'm sure there are people that still have bottles. IMO AC Golden Apricot> The Bruery's Filmishmish.
  19. Bardwashrind

    Bardwashrind Initiate (0) Jul 1, 2008 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    I'll trade you an Apricot for a Persica...

    In all seriousness, this beer took many by surprise. Sadly the batch was insanely small, 16 or so cases. They will be releasing a new batch early next year and it should be composed of a wider range of barrels. All their barrel aged fruited sours are wonderful. Think Lou Pepe volume of fruit.
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  20. RandomName7

    RandomName7 Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Washington

    I'll definitely think about it. Still not sure I want to trade the Persica since I already know how good it is lol. Anyone know if the Crooked Stave Batch 1 is supposed to be any good. The few reviews there are were positive, but there's not really enough to go on.
  21. DenverBeerDrinker

    DenverBeerDrinker Aspirant (258) Apr 5, 2012 Colorado
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    I thought it was great. Over the many visits to the brewery I walked out with at least one every time (usually 2-3). Unfortunately (even with good intentions of cellaring a couple) I drank my last one a couple of weeks ago.
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