Beer Trading FAQ: Acronyms

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  1. Gene

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    Abbreviations and Acronyms
    You can't really get started until you know what the hell people are saying on the forums... So let's talk about abbreviations for a minute:

    Beer Trading
    BIF - Beer it Forward
    CIF - Chalice it forward
    DONG - draft only no growler
    FT - for trade
    GIF - growler it forward
    IP - in person
    ISO - in search of
    LIF - Lottery it Forward
    NBO - New BIF Opportunity
    TACO - Ticker Ale of Compromised Origin (handbottle)

    Barrel Aged/Barrels
    BA - Barrel aged
    bal - barrel aged
    bbal - bourbon barrel aged
    BT - buffalo trace bourbon
    EC - elijah craig bourbon
    HH - heaven hill bourbon
    JD - jack daniels whiskey
    MM - maker's mark bourbon
    PVW - pappy van winkle bourbon

    Website
    LNBT - Late Night Beer Trading

    Beers and Breweries
    001 - 011 - Lost Abbey Veritas Series
    3F - 3 Fonteinen
    AftW - Adam from the Wood
    BBC - Berkshire Brewing Company OR Boston Beer Company (sam adams) OR Bluegrass Brewing Company
    BBCS - Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
    BBVD - Big Black Voodoo Daddy
    BCBCS - Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
    BCBRS - Bourbon county Brand Rare Stout
    BCBVS - Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout
    BCS - Bourbon County Stout
    BT - Black Tuesday
    CAftW - Cherry Adam from the Wood
    CBC - Cambridge Brewing Company
    CBS - Canadian Breakfast Stout
    CCB - Cigar City Brewing
    CdC - Cuvee De Castleton
    CdT - Cuvee de Tomme
    CL - Capt. Lawrence
    CR - Chocolate Rain
    CW BBBW - Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine
    DDG- Duck Duck Gooze
    DL - Dark Lord
    FBS - Founders Breakfast Stout
    FF - Fifty/Fifty (brewery) or Flaming Fury
    FfaC - Framboise for a Cure
    FFF - Three Floyds
    GB - Ghandi Bot
    GI - Goose Island
    IP - Isabelle Proximus
    (BA)IST - (Barrel Aged) Imperial Stout Trooper
    KBS - Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout
    KtG - Kate the Great
    LA - Lost Abbey
    LH - Left Hand
    NEBCO - New England Brewing Company
    PiaPT - Partridge in a Pear Tree
    PT - Pretty Things
    PtE - Pliny the Elder
    PtY - Pliny the Younger
    RR - Russian River
    SA - Sam Adams (occasionally used for St. Arnold)
    (BA)SC - (Barrel Aged) Sexual Chocolate
    VF - Victor Francenstein
    WnB - Wake - n Bake - Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Stout
     
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    LYMI - Love You, Mean It
     
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    AftW - Adam from the Wood
    CAftW - Cherry Adam from the Wood
     
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    CCB - Cigar City Brewing
     
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    It's sad to think that knowing FF used to stand for Flaming Fury makes me a vet. These goddamned kids with their rock'n'roll music and their hula hoops...
     
  7. agold

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    Fou foune?
     
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    Yep.

    10char
     
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    uwotm8- You What, Mate?
     
  10. yeahnatenelson

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    I see a lot of people using BANE for Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged Naked Evil. Not sure why, since apparently nobody wants that beer. :/
     
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    Love that beer. Still have a couple left, I think.
     
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    I'm not your mate homie...
     
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    LMIRL

    let's meet in real life

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    ASL - Asian Sexy Location
     
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    1v1

    one versus one I will wreck you
     
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    LMIRL
     
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    peppering my angus
     
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    What's the current status of your jimmies?
     
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    There is the ever so slightest russell
     
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    what would it take to get you to full rustle status?