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This thread was a great success. SF beer nerds rule.
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Word. Looking forward to next year already!
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I wish I had joined this year:(
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Apologies for not keeping up on this thread (and for shipping kinda late peepwall[1].gif )

Huge thanks to my secret santa (multiples not pictured):



Schlafly Winter ESB
Schlafly Pale Ale
Schlafly Dry Hopped APA
Schlafly Oatmeal Stout
Schlafly Coffee Stout x2
Bell's Expedition Stout x2
Bell's Double Cream Stout
Three Floyds Alpha King x2
Three Floyds Pride & Joy x2
Goose Island Bourbon County Stout x4 bounce2.gif

Also, a Mike's Hard Strawberry Lemonade, which I'm trying to goad my GF into drinking. laugh.gif

I'm especially stoked about the Goose Island Bourbon County. I've never tried it, and at 14.9% it's a blackout in a bottle if I've ever seen one.
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Thread Starter 
I also spy a breakfast stout. I forget who sent the package but great job
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icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif glad you enjoyed!
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So nice! Next year gonna' step it up big time.
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The result of shipment attempt number one. This has never happened to me before, I'm at a loss.
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That's crazy. Was it broken or something? Otherwise why would they open the box?
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I think the last box has finally arrived (mine). Alexg was incredibly generous. Box weighed apparently 28 pounds and shipped from texas I can't imagine how bad the shipping costs were. Next time I think I (or whoever wants to do this next) will ask if you want somebody cross country




New Republic Astrolabe (Sour aged in wine barrels)
Argus Cidery Lady Goldsmith
Saint Arnold Endeavour IPA
Karbach Brewing Hell Fighter Imperial Porter
Jester King Censored (Saison)
Jester King Noble King (Hopped Farmhouse)
Boulevard Reboot White IPA
Boulevard Bourbon Barrel Quad
New Republic Windlass

As a recap of everything
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Originally Posted by JohnGalt View Post

So I arrived home from work and saw an Amazon box sitting by the garage...which was a bit strange because I knew that our (pretty much daily) Amazon/UPS delivery had arrived. My wife called to tell me that a fellow forumite had sent me the following:



Well played sir...

Upon closer inspection I saw that it was a re-purposed Amazon box, sealed up like Ft. Knox. I picked it up and could tell there was liquid inside and became giddy like a school girl. I almost feel bad posting this, being the first recipient, because my SS hooked it up so awesomely that everyone else is going to be disappointed. On the other hand, it could set a good bar for those who haven't shipped yet. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif



Very, very stoked at the selection; particularly considering distribution here. The unlabeled bottle is a homebrew, which is legit in my book. Unfortunately, I'm not feeling too well so won't be able to partake immediately, but you bet your ass that if I'm up to at least 70% on Sunday I'm going to start sampling.

Big thanks to my SS and happy holidays.

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Shipped.



My porch got ROCKED from MA today.

Saw all the Wachusett stuff first. Was all like oh sweet I've never heard of these guys.

Then I saw the anchor and was like oh sweet I've always wanted to try that.

Was super excited about the sixpoint stuff too.

Then I saw the bouncy house and got a chub because I love smuttynose.

Then I saw the kiwi rising and got a full on boner.

Then I saw the heady topper and my penis exploded.

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Fucking AWESOME box. Thank you so much!

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Sup guys. Got a package here from ocooney



Never heard of any of this stuff (which is good, since I pay zero attention to beers that I can't find within walking distance of my house). Pretty exciting to unwrap. Thanks man!

I'm guessing I don't have much time to wait on those growlers? How soon do I have to open and drink them?

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And mine just showed up at the front door:



Pretty excited to give them a shot while the in-laws are in town.

Thanks!

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Originally Posted by cocostella View Post

^^ Woot! Just unpacked it. Hella' stoked!!! Thank you so much. Never had one of these and all look fantastic.

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It made it!! dunno what the fuck they are saying was damaged the box was packed perfectly.




2x Loose Cannon ipa by heavy seas - available in MA, but very solid

Sculpin in back, Merveilleux (FUCK YEAH) in front 

2x Terrapin Wake n Bake and 2x Terrapin Moo Hoo - never had either looking forward to it

2x Two Hearted - another super solid IPA, can't get in MA

thanks a lot JohnGalt!

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Looking forward to enjoying this, now which one of you was it?

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4x founders breakfest stouts
Berkshire Russian imperial stout
Trillium pot kettle 7.5%
Maine beer company "mean old tom" vanilla.

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Originally Posted by alexg View Post


Just got this awesome package today. B. Nektar Zombie Killer, FFF Alpha King, Brewery Vivant Farm Hand and Triomphe, Griffin Claw El Rojo and Norm's Raggedy Ass, and Jolly Pumpkin La Roja. Really looking forward to trying all of it, I've wanted to try the B. Nektar and Alpha King for a while, I love everything from Jolly Pumpkin and can't find it here, and I've never even heard of Vivant or Griffin Claw so those should be interesting. Thanks a lot to my sender.

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Originally Posted by Ken P View Post

Got my package last night! Big thanks to my secret santa.

Had the drake's jolly rodger last night- it was delicious!

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Originally Posted by bdeuce22 View Post

My package. The Brooklyn Stout was a 6 pack. Awesome. Awesome box. Thank you, sender


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Originally Posted by bdeuce22 View Post

Oh shit. This makes it even cooler. Upon closer inspection I realized the 6 Brooklyn Chocolate stouts is actually a vertical from 08-13.






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Originally Posted by notwithit View Post

Apologies for not keeping up on this thread (and for shipping kinda late peepwall[1].gif )

Huge thanks to my secret santa (multiples not pictured):



Schlafly Winter ESB
Schlafly Pale Ale
Schlafly Dry Hopped APA
Schlafly Oatmeal Stout
Schlafly Coffee Stout x2
Bell's Expedition Stout x2
Bell's Double Cream Stout
Three Floyds Alpha King x2
Three Floyds Pride & Joy x2
Goose Island Bourbon County Stout x4 bounce2.gif

Also, a Mike's Hard Strawberry Lemonade, which I'm trying to goad my GF into drinking. laugh.gif

I'm especially stoked about the Goose Island Bourbon County. I've never tried it, and at 14.9% it's a blackout in a bottle if I've ever seen one.

I think omniscient cause is the only that didn't post a picture but he said in the official beer thread that he got his package and was very happy with it

Overall



I hope everybody had fun. Let's do it again this christmas!
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