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Best Bang for Your Buck?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Hanzo, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. forrestbetts

    forrestbetts Savant (250) Illinois Nov 29, 2007

    Old Raspy or Bigfoot. Or New Glarus Moon Man

    CORKSCREWFISH Savant (325) Illinois Apr 22, 2011

    Well,there was this chick I met at a craps table,couple years back in Vegas(off strip),anyway, she was so.......Wait! Fuck! You mean beer don't you?
    Never mind!

    CORKSCREWFISH Savant (325) Illinois Apr 22, 2011

    Sorry,had to be the first to jump on this. Pun intended!
  4. The best bang for your buck that doesn't end with a 6 pack is wrong. If you're worried about getting the most amount of beer for $6 or whatever the answer is a <insert your favorite 6 pack>. That isn't even up for debate. If you're question is, the best beer that the brewery spends a shit ton of money on ingredients and time (including man hours on) the answer is Stone IRS. /thread

    You're welcome.
  5. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

    You took the words right out of my mouth.
    It's selling regularly in Mpls for $4.99, which in my mind is the best consistent value I've seen yet
    Just a real solid beer that is never disappointing!
  6. lonewolfcry

    lonewolfcry Champion (875) Minnesota Dec 7, 2007 Beer Trader

    Oh, I forgot...last week I picked up a 12 pack of SN Celebration = $11.99 (score!)
    I should've bought 2 and left one at the get together for Xmas.
    I just wasn't thinking straight after paying $20.99 for a 4 pack of GI BCBS (but it's so good!)
  7. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Advocate (515) California Jan 1, 2011 Beer Trader

    Now that its finally out again, Lagunitas Sucks.
  8. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Savant (375) California Sep 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    For me it's ballast point victory at sea. Delicious, relatively inexpensive, and quite intoxicating :)
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  9. For the alcohol content and price, im a huge fan of caldera ipa! Especially the hoppy sensation it brings!
    CaptainPiret and Angst like this.
  10. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Advocate (625) Ohio Jul 4, 2008

    Rather then name anything, as I would have a laundry list. I'm going to say any good craft brewer worth their salt who keeps their SIXERS @ $8.99 or less. I realize that the coasts are higher priced areas and I'm leaving out fours & really that's the rub of a four for me( I buy 'em for sure!) they should be sixers. As far as bang for my buck in a quick, strapped for cash situation Genesee Cream Ale six of tall boys for $3.99 works as does anything from Yuengling.
  11. getinked

    getinked Aficionado (170) Ukraine Feb 21, 2012

    I would have to go with HeadyTopper also, @ $3.cc a 16oz can. This beer is pretty damn cheap for the best DIPA money can buy!
  12. hoppytobehere

    hoppytobehere Advocate (730) District of Columbia Aug 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    Torpedo is a good call, but it's not a double.
  13. PdxBeerGeek

    PdxBeerGeek Aspirant (45) Oregon Dec 15, 2012

    Pyramid Outburst.. 8.0% ABV and only $2.44 for a 22 oz bottle
  14. Dude, I paid $10 and still consider this a value.
    Still have 6 and feel like I should buy more :eek:
  15. brewbetter

    brewbetter Savant (420) Nauru Jun 2, 2012

    ABV/$ matters... I don't see why anyone would claim it doesn't. FBS for Imperial Stouts, Torpedo for IPA, but I'm not sure about regular pale ales.
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  16. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Advocate (645) Maine May 1, 2011

    There's a place down the street from me that sells 4-packs of Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout for $6.99
  17. godlessape

    godlessape Savant (320) Georgia Dec 12, 2010

    Torpedo with out a doubt. I can get it in Atlanta for $7:99 a 6 pack.
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  19. Lexo430

    Lexo430 Zealot (80) Illinois Dec 27, 2011

    Lagunitas Maximus 6/pack- $9.99
  20. jzand219

    jzand219 Aspirant (45) Dec 3, 2012

    Weihenstraphaner. All 500ml bottles are usually $3.49.
  21. CaptainTripps

    CaptainTripps Savant (315) Oregon Aug 8, 2010

    Rochefort 10.

    Word class Quad. Always on the shelf. Tast full of awesomness.
  22. Angst

    Angst Savant (270) California Nov 8, 2007 Beer Trader

    Pliny at $4.99 for 500ml.
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  23. CaptainTripps

    CaptainTripps Savant (315) Oregon Aug 8, 2010

    If you are lucky enough to find it, and find it at that price. (at least in the northwest)
  24. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (660) California Jan 2, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Her name was June and she worked at the Ocean in Vegas, er...

    Probably Racer 5, Hop Stoopid and lagunitas IPA
  25. IrishHockey

    IrishHockey Savant (295) Indiana Oct 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    I always go with New Belgium Ranger IPA. A decent IPA for $12 a 12 pack.
  26. Old Rasputin.
    Arrogant Bastard.
  27. BeerThursdays

    BeerThursdays Advocate (625) Delaware Feb 28, 2010 Beer Trader

    Got a sixtel of Old Rasputin for $100. No Regrets
  28. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Champion (755) California Mar 26, 2011

    I never hesitate grabbing a $8.99 sixer of Dale's.
  29. JBogan

    JBogan Savant (465) Nevada Jul 15, 2007

    Westvleteren 12 at the abbey for about $2 per bottle.
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  30. Alaskan Amber is 9.99 a 12 pack at my local Rite Aid. Great craft beer to buy for parties where not everyone is a fan of craft.
  31. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Savant (460) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    I can't believe I forgot and that no one else mentioned Black Boss Porter at 2 bucks a pint, for what to me at least is one of my favorite brews, what could be better.
  32. randjuke

    randjuke Savant (280) Iowa Feb 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    I was just about to suggest the same thing. 2 bucks for 500 ml, 9.4% ABV, tastes great. Only problem is I have trouble finding it.
  33. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Savant (460) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    really? I don't think I've ever been to a liquor store that didn't have it. If we get it in WI you should get it in IA. I would guess stores by you just aren't ordering it.
  34. TNGabe

    TNGabe Initiate (0) Tennessee Feb 6, 2012

    I guess that makes $3.49 seem like an even better deal. Time for a Hop Stoopid Hands New Years Party!
  35. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) California Jan 22, 2012

    SD Costco's have Victory @ Sea for $6 a bottle right now. That's $72 a case, and about $30 less than it would cost you at the brewery. Good deal.
  36. TNGabe

    TNGabe Initiate (0) Tennessee Feb 6, 2012

    Really, no one is saying that westy 12 was a steal at $84? I mean, you got a glass after all.....

    Korbinian is a great beer for $3.50/500mL. Avec les Bon Vouex is great at $10.

    Hard to justify prices for great beers? I love bam, but $11 for a 750 of something with a starting gravity under 1.040, crystal hops, and 2 weeks in a barrel is tough.
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  37. AxesandAnchors

    AxesandAnchors Savant (300) Oregon Nov 21, 2012

    North Coast - Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
    9% ABV highly cellarable, bottled year round, and easy to find
    $2.49 for 12oz. or $8.99 for 4 pack (12 oz.)

    Hands down best value for a great beer to drink or put down in the cellar.
  38. luwak

    luwak Savant (405) Arizona Mar 2, 2010 Beer Trader

    Yeah that depends upon an operational definition of delivery vis a vis chemicals and uptake...so snarky but semantically impotent.
  39. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Champion (845) Maryland Oct 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Dominion Oak Barrel Stout. It's $8 a 6 pack, with more character and drinkability than some $8 bombers.
  40. Lerxst

    Lerxst Savant (445) Florida Jun 17, 2005

    Picked up this years Brooklyn BCS today for $7.99/4.

    That's the same price since '09 in my area while many others have gone up in price, some a little, some a lot. Kudos to Brooklyn for making this fantastic brew at this fantastic price.
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