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Best Beer for </= $12 a 12 pack

Discussion in 'US - Midwest' started by hood17, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. hood17

    hood17 Zealot (90) Minnesota Aug 6, 2011

    Obviously most of these beers aren't going to be 12 or under at all stores.
    Also list stores that have these beers for said price. I believe Morelli's has all these beers.

    SN Celebration Ale
    Summit Northern Porter
    Ranger IPA
    Has Ruthless Rye hit MN yet?
     
  2. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    I would agree with all of the above, although most stores seems to carry them at 13.99 or more. Haskells has all of these at 11.99 however(sale).

    Havent seen Ruthless yet, even at stores that are out of Celebration.

    Couple to add that are staples for me:

    SN Torpedo
    Schell Rye

    Ive said it before, but as soon as Summit fires out Saga in this format, it will replace all of these, at least for a while.
     
  3. Must be nice to live where beer is less expensive [than in NYC suburbs]. The absolute cheapest I found Celebration or Torpedo was $14.99 a 12 pk. and that was in CT. Most places in NY, it's between $15.99 - $17.99.
     
  4. Revenant

    Revenant Savant (350) Minnesota Aug 8, 2012

    Ruthless Rye is available, now.
     
  5. hood17

    hood17 Zealot (90) Minnesota Aug 6, 2011

    cool. Where?
     
  6. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    I saw on twitter last week that Ruthless is 'out' in MN as well, in my experience that doesnt mean stores actually have it on their shelves, or have received it from the distro. Wont be long regardless
     
  7. dc55110

    dc55110 Advocate (525) Minnesota Oct 24, 2010

    Saw it at Trader Joe's in Tonka on Saturday.
     
  8. Schells and Sam Adams 12 pks can be had @ that Price and Ruthless Rye is out
     
  9. Ish1

    Ish1 Savant (310) Minnesota Feb 25, 2010

    About every other month or so, Sidd's Big Top has 12pks of SN and/or summit for 10.99 and NB for 11.99 (Ranger).
     
  10. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (750) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    Blue Max tweeted last week that they had Ruthless Rye.
     
  11. ballenc

    ballenc Savant (285) Minnesota Sep 17, 2006

    I saw six packs of Ruthless Rye at France 44 on Saturday.
     
  12. theCoder

    theCoder Savant (340) Minnesota Oct 24, 2011

    Saw Ruthless at Heritage Last Week. I still have never tried that, maybe I should pick up a single next time I'm out.
     
  13. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    Haskells sale on 12pks is over. regular price looks to be 13.99 on most. Any deals going on currently for the 'S' breweries-Schell/Summit/Sierra?
     
  14. mn6

    mn6 Aficionado (100) Minnesota May 5, 2010

    Goose Island Mixed 12 for 10.99 at my local liquor Barrel.
    Mixed 12's of Boulevard were 9.99 at Big Top a couple of weeks ago.
     
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  15. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    Summit Saga in coming in twelve packs very soon. Morellies typically has Summit on sale for 10.99. Given that, i dont forsee much other then Saga being in my fridge this spring/summer/fall/winter/next spring, etc
     
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  16. wuuin

    wuuin Aficionado (185) Minnesota May 16, 2007

    Ruthless Rye can be easily found for about $12-$13/twelver.
     
  17. ZAP

    ZAP Advocate (735) Minnesota Dec 1, 2001

    Schell Bock 12ers for 10.99 can't be beat....hell of a bock...
     
  18. hood17

    hood17 Zealot (90) Minnesota Aug 6, 2011

    Just got a schells mixed twelve for 10.99. Emerald Rye, Firebrick, Pils, and Chimney Sweep.

    Also when is saga coming in 12 packs? I thought that wasn't gonna happen because demand was too high?
     
  19. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    I talked to Summit about it back in Dec. and they said they would have them out this winter. Per Twitter, they are packaging them this week
     
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  20. hood17

    hood17 Zealot (90) Minnesota Aug 6, 2011

    just saw this:

     
  21. Icarus

    Icarus Savant (260) Minnesota Oct 6, 2012

    Nice! Bring on the Saga 12 packs.
     
  22. Seefeldt

    Seefeldt Savant (345) Minnesota May 15, 2008

    That made my lunch break!
     
  23. This.
     
  24. Ish1

    Ish1 Savant (310) Minnesota Feb 25, 2010

    The wife has really been enjoying Red Chair 12pks lately!
     
  25. mnstorm99

    mnstorm99 Advocate (535) Minnesota May 11, 2007

    SN Pale Ale and Celebration
    Summit EPA, Winter Ale and Horizon Red...Soon to be Saga, The new Summer Ale was also a great surprise last summer.
    Widmer O'Ryely and X-114 IPA
     
  26. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    Anyone see them in stores? Sounded like they would hit some before the weekend
     
  27. ZAP

    ZAP Advocate (735) Minnesota Dec 1, 2001

    Got a 12 of Sierra Celebration on closeout for about $12...probably not normal pricing..
     
  28. hood17

    hood17 Zealot (90) Minnesota Aug 6, 2011

    You could definitely find it for 12 throughout December-Jan. Cellars and Morelli's two examples
     
  29. jera1350

    jera1350 Champion (750) Minnesota Dec 15, 2007

    Lake Wine and Spirits now has Saga 12 packs for $10.99!
     
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  30. incutrav

    incutrav Savant (315) Minnesota Jan 16, 2007

    Morellis got it in now too and 10.99 is the everyday price. This rules on many levels.
     
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  31. Premier Liquor in Osseo has Emerald Rye on closeout for $7.99.
     
  32. morimech

    morimech Advocate (710) Minnesota Nov 6, 2006

    Summit Winter Ale just about everywhere for under $10. They really want Maibock on the shelves.
     

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