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3F

  1. Drie Fonteinen brewery
  2. Three Floyd’s brewery, more commonly abbreviated “FFF

A

A+T

Oude Geuze – Armand & Tommy by Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

AB

“Apple Brandy” barrel-aged beer

AbF

Abricot Du Fermier by Side Project Brewing

ABGBS

Apple Brandy GBS (Gingerbread Stout) by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

ABVZ

Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial Stout with Vanilla Beans by Cigar City Brewing

ACE

All Citra Everything by Other Half Brewing Co.

AGE

All Green Everything by Other Half Brewing Co.

AI

Ardea Insignis by Central Waters Brewing Co.

ANTEAD

A Night To End All Dawns by Kane Brewing

AOE

All Orange Everything by Carton Brewing Company, in collaboration with Other Half Brewing Company

AtG

Against The Grain brewery

Atrial

Atrial Rubicite by Jester King

 

B

b#

“Batch x” where x is the batch number. Typically seen as “b1”, “b2, “b3” etc. Sometimes used instead of bottling date to distinguish between vintages of a beer that has been bottled multiple times.

BA9K

Bell’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000 by Bell’s Brewery, Inc.

BAA

Barrel Aged Abraxas by Perennial

BABOS

Barrel-Aged Blackout Stout by Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Backyard

Backyard Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Beer Co.

BADSDB

Barrel Aged Double Shot Double Black by Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

BAMA

Barrel Aged Mexican Achromatic by WeldWerks Brewing Co.

BAMP

Any variant of Barrel Aged Monsters’ Park by Modern Times Beer variant

BASC

Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate by Foothills Brewing Company

BASS

Bourbon Barrel Aged Speedway Stout by AleSmith Brewing Company

BATF

Barrel Aged Ten Fidy by Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

BAVSS

Bourbon Barrel Aged Vietnamese Coffee Speedway Stout by AleSmith Brewing Company

BB

  1. “Bourbon barrel”, referring to beer aged in bourbon barrels
  2. Bible Belt by Prairie Artisan Ales
  3. Blueberry

BB4D

Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia by Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

BB9k

Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000 by Bell’s Brewery, Inc.

BBA

bourbon barrel aged

 

BBBB

R&D Bramble Berry Bourbon Barrel by New Glarus Brewing Company

BBBFT

Bourbon Barrel Banana French Toast Mead by Kuhnhenn Brewing

BBBM

Bourbon Barrel Black Maple by Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery

BBBW

Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine

BBFT

Bourbon Barrel French Toast Mead by Kuhnhenn Brewing

BBH

Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter by Karbach Brewing Co.

BBHV

Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter w/ Vanilla by Karbach Brewing Co.

BBIMM

Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Mayan Mocha by Odd Side Ales

BBPt5

Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th by Dark Horse Brewing Company

BBQ

Bourbon Barrel Quad by Boulevard Brewing Co.

BBVD

Big Black Voodoo Daddy by Voodoo Brewing Company

BC

“Bourbon County”, referring to the Bourbon County Brand Stout line of beers by Goose Island

BCBVS

Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout 2010 by Goose Island

BdBdB

Bière De Blanc Du Bois by Jester King Brewery

BdF

Bleuet Du Fermier by Side Project Brewing

BDS

Bière De Syrah by Jester King Brewery

Beat

Beatification by Russian River

BG

Black Gold by Central Waters Brewing Co.

BG&E

Beyond Good And Evil by Hill Farmstead Brewery

BGBS

Bourbon GBS (Gingerbread Stout) by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

BIF

“Beer it forward”, a type of trade where a group of traders all sends beer to another member, typically by some deadline or in a continuous fashion.

Blab

Synonym for Blabaer, Blåbær Lambik by Brasserie Cantillon

Blabaer

Blåbær Lambik by Brasserie Cantillon

Blackout

Blackout Stout by Great Lakes Brewing Co.

BM

“Beer mail,” a term equivalent to “private message” (or “pm”) on a beer-related forum.

Boos

Drie Fonteinen Framboos by Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

BoT

Birth Of Tragedy by Hill Farmstead Brewery

Botella

Da Un Beso A La Botella by Cigar City Brewing

Bramble

Bramble Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Beer Co.

brick

Typically refers to a 30-pack of 12oz cans of beer

BT

  1. Black Tuesday by The Bruery
  2. “Buffalo Trace”, aged in Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels

BVDL

Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord by 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

C

C&C

“Cage and cork”, referring to a bottle that is sealed with a cork secured by a wire cage, also known as a muselet.

C25

Curiosity Twenty Five by Tree House Brewing Company

Cake

Mexican Cake by Westbrook Brewing Co.

Cake Break

Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break by Westbrook Brewing Co.

CBS

Canadian Breakfast Stout by Founders Brewing Company

CC

Cable Car by The Lost Abbey

CC Bbomb

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CCB

Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Florida

CCBBVD

Chocolate Covered Cherry Big Black Voodoo Daddy by Voodoo Brewing Company

CCK

Cable Car Kriek by The Lost Abbey

CD

Civil Disobedience by Hill Farmstead Brewery

CdT

Cerveza De Tempranillo by Jester King Brewery

Cellar

All the beer a trader has in their collection

CFH

Churchill’s Finest Hour by Port Brewing

Cherry Rye

Cherry Rye Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Beer Co.

Closed

“Closed” indicates that a trade has been completed and is no longer “open” to new offers

CM

Christmas Morning by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

CR

Chocolate Rain by The Bruery

 

CSG

Cuvée Saint-Gilloise by Brasserie Cantillon

CW

Central Waters brewery

CW18

Eighteen by Central Waters Brewing Co.

D

DB

“double barrel”, being aged in two types of barrels

DBD

Double Barrel Aged Damon by Hill Farmstead Brewery

DBH

Double Barrel Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout by Cigar City Brewing

DBJ

Double Barrel Jesus by Evil Twin Brewing

DBPt5

BourRum Double Barrel Aged Plead The 5th by Dark Horse Brewing Company

DBR

DBR by Cycle Brewing Company

DDG

Duck Duck Gooze by The Lost Abbey

DDH Congress

Double Dry Hopped Congress Street by Trillium Brewing Company

de Garde

De Garde Brewing in Tillamook, Oregon

DFH

Dogfish Head brewery

DFPF

Dragon Fruit Passion Fruit Berliner by J. Wakefield Brewing

dG

De Garde Brewing in Tillamook, Oregon

DL

Dark Lord Imperial Stout by 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

DQ

Don Quijote by Brasserie Cantillon

Drain Pour

A beer either so bad or somehow spoiled that it does not warrant drinking, instead only pouring down the drain.

E

EBF

Beer Advocate’s Extreme Beer Fest in Boston, Massachusetts, sponsored by Dogfish Head

EC

“Elijah Craig”, beer aged in Elijah Craig bourbon barrels

EMJ

Even More Jesus by Evil Twin Brewing

EoC

Elements Of Composition by de Garde Brewing in collaboration with Sante Adarius Rustic Ales and Jester King

ET

Evil Twin Brewing in Brooklyn, New York

EtF

Embrace the Funk by Yazoo Brewing Company

Extras

Extra beer or items included in a trade that were not specifically agreed upon or even mentioned, as a token of generosity.

F

F2F

Allagash Farm To Face by Allagash Brewing Company

FB

Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park, Florida

FdF

Framboise Du Fermier by Side Project Brewing

FFF

3 Floyds Brewing Co. in Indiana

Flora B/B

Flora Blue/Black by Hill Farmstead Brewery

Flora PP

Flora Peach/Pear by Hill Farmstead Brewery

FO

Fundamental Observation by Bottle Logic Brewing

Fou

Fou’ Foune by Cantillon

FP1

Fruit Punch #1 by Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

Framboos

Framboos by Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

FT

“For trade”, the item or items a trader is offering. See also: ISO

FTWnB

French Toasted W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout by Terrapin Beer Company

FVM

French Vanilla Militia by 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

FW

Firestone Walker brewery

G

GABF

Great American Beer Festival, a three-day annual event hosted by the Brewers Association, held in Denver, Colorado

GB

Gandhi-Bot Double IPA by New England Brewing Co.

GBS

Gingerbread Stout by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

GCCS

German Chocolate Cupcake Stout by Angry Chair Brewing

GD

Great Divide Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado

GIF

“Growler it forward”. A group of traders takes turns sending a growler to one other person in the group, until each person has received one.

Ginturn

Gin Barrel Nocturn Chrysalis by Jester King Brewery

GL

Great Lakes Brewing Co by Cleveland, Ohio

GM

Grey Monday by The Bruery

GNVP

Grande Negro Voodoo Papi by Voodoo Brewing Company

GoM

Genealogy Of Morals by Hill Farmstead Brewery

GR

Grand reserve

Great

Great by Alpine Beer Company

Grrrz

Le Roar Grrrz Kriek by Bullfrog Brewery

H

Heady

Heady Topper by The Alchemist

HF

Hill Farmstead Brewery in Vermont

HH

Hoof Hearted Brewing in Marengo, Ohio

HISS

Hawaiian Speedway Stout by AleSmith Brewing Company

HotD

Hair of the Dog Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon

HT

Heady Topper by The Alchemist

Huna

Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout by Cigar City Brewing

I

IBB

Imperial Biscotti Break by Evil Twin Brewing

IGCCS

Imperial German Chocolate Cupcake Stout by Angry Chair Brewing

IMBCB

Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break by Evil Twin Brewing

IP

“In person”. Referring to the type of trade that occurs via a face-to-face meeting, instead of via shipping packages.

Irregular Coffee

The variants of Regular Coffee by Carton Brewing Company, Irish Coffee and Cafe Y Churro

ISO

“In search of”, the items the trader is hoping to receive. See also: FT

IST

Imperial Stout Trooper by New England Brewing Co.

Izzy

Isabelle Proximus by The Lost Abbey

J

J&J

James And Julie by Allagash Brewing Company

JWB

J. Wakefield Brewing in Miami, Florida

K

KBBS

Kentucky Brunch Brand Stout by Toppling Goliath

KBE

Kuhnhenn Blueberry Eisbock by Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

KBS

Kentucky Breakfast Stout by Founder’s

 

KDS

Kentucky Dark Star by Fremont Brewing Company

KH

King Henry by Goose Island Beer Co.

KJ

King Julius by Tree House Brewing Company

Kopi

  1. Speedway Stout Kopi Luwak by AleSmith
  2. flavored with Kopi Luwak coffee

KRE

Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock by Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

KtG

Kate the Great by Portsmouth Brewery

KYCM

Kentucky Christmas Morning by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

L

LA

The Lost Abbey in San Marcos, California

Lente

Armand’4 Oude Geuze Lente by Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

LIF

“Lottery it Forward”. A beer enthusiast creates a lottery, and sends the winner their beer. The winner is usually expected to begin a lottery of their own, in turn.

LPF

Lou Pepe Framboise by Brasserie Cantillon

LPG

Cantillon Lou Gueuze by Brasserie Cantillon

LPK

Cantillon Lou Pepe Kriek by Brasserie Cantillon

M

M&C

Madness & Civilization by Hill Farmstead Brewery

M&C

Madness & Civilization by Hill Farmstead Brewery

Magnum

A magnum is a 1.5L bottle (double the size of standard wine/large format 750ml bottles).

Maple Cake

2016 Maple Bourbon BA Mexican Cake by Westbrook Brewing Co.

MBP

ManBearPig by Voodoo Brewing Company

MC

Mexican Cake by Westbrook

MD

Mornin’ Delight by Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

MHJ

Marshmallow Handjee by 3 Floyds Brewing Co. Also known as Bourbon Barrel Aged Vanilla Bean Dark Lord.

MMSS

Master Master Shredder Shredder by The Veil Brewing Co.

MoAS

Mother Of All Storms by Pelican Pub & Brewery

MotM

Map Of The Moon by The Rare Barrel

MoTS

Map Of The Sun by The Rare Barrel

MvB

Montmorency Vs Balaton by Jester King brewery

MW

Mocha Wednesday by The Bruery

MZ

Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial Stout by Cigar City

N

NdF

Noir Du Fermier by Side Project Brewing

NEBCO

New England Brewing Co in Woodbridge, Connecticut

Nocturn

Nocturn Chrysalis by Jester King Brewery

NvU

Ninja Vs. Unicorn by Pipeworks Brewing Company

NYFRB

Not Your Father’s Root Beer by Small Town Brewery

O

O&P

Omniscience & Proselytism by Jester King Brewery

OA

“Oak aged” referring to beer aged in oak barrels

OG

  1. Oud Geuze by Drie Fonteinin
  2. Oude Geuze type of lambic beer, generally

OGV

Oude Geuze Vintage by Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

OH

Other Half Brewing Co. in Brooklyn, New York

OtWoA

On The Wings Of Armageddon by DC Brau

P

Pappy

referring to beer aged in Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve bourbon barrels

Pappy Cake

Pappy Barrel-aged Mexican Cake by Westbrook Brewing Co

Para

“Parageusia”, a line of beers by Tired Hands Brewing Company

PiaPT

Partridge In A Pear Tree by The Bruery

PIYW

Picture If You Will by Bottle Logic Brewing

PN

Pulling Nails by Side Project Brewing. Typically accompanied by a number indicating the blend number, “PN3” for “Pulling Nails Blend #3” for example.

PnB

Peche ‘n Brett by Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

PoS

Phenomenology Of Spirit by Hill Farmstead Brewery

Prop

Proprietor’s Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Beer Co.

Pt5

Plead The 5th Imperial Stout br Dark Horse Brewing Company

PtE

Pliny the Elder by Russian River

 

PtY

Pliny The Younger by Russian River Brewing Company

PVW

“Pappy Van Winkle”, referring to beer aged in Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve bourbon barrels

PW

Pipeworks brewery

PYO

Pick Your Own by Allagash Brewing Company

R

R&D

New Glarus R&D limited release line of beers

RB

The Rare Barrel in Berkeley, California

RdG

Rosé De Gambrinus by Brasserie Cantillon

RR

Russian River brewery

S

S&S

Society & Solitude by Hill Farmstead Brewery

SA

Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Texas

SARA

Sante Adairius Rustic Ales brewery

SdB

Saison Du Blé by Side Project Brewing

SdF

Saison Du Fermier by Side Project Brewing

ShAtrial

Sherry Barrel Aged Atrial Rubicite by Jester King Brewery

SHBRL

Black Raspberry Lambic by Southampton

SHiT

So Happens It’s Tuesday by The Bruery

SitR

Sour in the Rye by The Bruery

SMS

Sunday Morning Stout by Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

SNR

Stille Nacht Reserva by Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

SoaS

System Of A Stout by Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

SoS

Sip Of Sunshine by Lawson’s Finest Liquids

SP

Side Project brewery

SR71

SR-71 Blackbird (2015) by Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

St. Lam

Saint Lamvinus by Brasserie Cantillon

StF

Stronger Than Fiction by Bottle Logic Brewing

StS

See The Stars by Creature Comforts

Supp

Supplication by Russian River Brewing Company

T

t20

Toronado 20th Anniversary Ale by Russian River Brewing Company

t25

Toronado 25th Anniversary Ale by Russian River Brewing Company

Tete

Tête De Cuvée by Side Project Brewing

TG

Toppling Goliath brewery

TSOHTC

The Shape Of Hops To Come by Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

V

V015

Veritas 015 by The Lost Abbey

V016

Veritas 016 by The Lost Abbey

V@S

Victory At Sea Coffee by Ballast Point Brewing Company

Vanilla

  1. Bourbon County Brand Vanilla Stout by Goose Island Beer Co.
  2. Bourbon County Vanilla Rye by Goose Island Beer Co.

VG

Very Green by Tree House Brewing Company

Vig

Vigneronne by Brasserie Cantillon

VSB

R&D Sour Fruit (Very Sour Blackberry) by New Glarus Brewing Company

VSP

R&D Sour Fruit (Very Sour Peach) by New Glarus Brewing Company

W

W12

Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) BY Brouwerij Westvleteren

WA

West Ashley by Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

WB

Westbrook Brewing Co

WC

White Chocolate by The Bruery

Westly

Westly by Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

Westy

Westvleteren brewery

WnB

Wake n’ Bake Coffee Oatmeal Stout by Terrapin Beer Company

WOJA

White Oak Jai Alai IPA by Cigar City Brewing

WoL

Works Of Love by Hill Farmstead Brewery

WP

R&D Wild Peach by New Glarus Brewing Company

WSK

Wild Sinister Kid by Trillium Brewing Company

WW

Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina

WWS

World Wide Stout by Dogfish Head

X

Xoco

Xocoveza Mocha Stout by Stone Brewing Co.

Y

YR

Yellow Rose by The Lone Pint Brewery

Z

ZD

Zombie Dust by 3 Floyds Brewing Co.