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'06 Abyss

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by ksodemann, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. ksodemann

    ksodemann Savant (250) Missouri Nov 29, 2012 Verified

    I know Deschutes produced far fewer of the '06 Abyss as compared to the production over the past several years. I also realize that this beer is about 7 years old and a good majority have been consumed by now. I see a lot of talk about those from '07-'12, but see little memtioned of the '06. So how rare is the '06 Abyss? What could you expect it to pull in a trade?
  2. davey101

    davey101 Champion (820) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009

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  3. ksodemann

    ksodemann Savant (250) Missouri Nov 29, 2012 Verified

    What else would you expect it to pull, besides a DDG?
  4. Pahn

    Pahn Champion (840) New York Dec 2, 2009 Verified

    black note
  5. madtowndmb1

    madtowndmb1 Savant (430) Wisconsin Oct 17, 2007 Verified

    I had an '06 a couple years ago and it had already fallen off, by now it has to be nowhere near worth what you'd have to give up for it.

    my $.02
  6. stxSS07

    stxSS07 Initiate (0) Illinois Nov 23, 2010

    He's actually the one trading it...real cloak and dagger type stuff.
    LoPo87 and Bluecane like this.
  7. madtowndmb1

    madtowndmb1 Savant (430) Wisconsin Oct 17, 2007 Verified

    Oops, I did see another thread here and saw it ranked well against the rest recently. SO maybe we had a bad bottle but a few years ago it was the concensus on here. I hope I'm wrong. Years ago it took a growler of Capt'n Krunkles ;)
  8. I had some in June of 2012 and it was bangin', yo. The best of the vertical. I assume cellaring had a lot to do with this one.
  9. orangesol

    orangesol Champion (815) Pennsylvania Dec 6, 2009 Verified

    Drank '06-'11 about a month and a half ago. Nearly everyone agreed that '06 was second only to '08
    maximum12 likes this.
  10. maximum12

    maximum12 Champion (910) Minnesota Jan 21, 2008 Verified

    Had precisely the same experience this summer. '06 has just crested the hill & is in neutral. Drink now.
  11. JohnGalt1

    JohnGalt1 Champion (895) Idaho Aug 10, 2005 Verified

    I would suggest too looking at the trading history of all older Abyss.

    We opened a vertical while back and the '06 was still pretty good, but certainly on the plateau ... the '07 destroyed the competition. But our bottles literally have not moved an inch in 5 years and have been kept in cool Idaho basements.