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Bigfoot 2013 - What did you pay?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by jjnasty, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. jjnasty

    jjnasty Aficionado (230) Massachusetts Oct 3, 2008 Beer Trader

    OK, Bigfoot has arrived (in the much talked about last year) 4 packs. So many people were upset about this happening. Most complaining about how the price would be going up. I paid the exact same case price $48 (15% savings on the case), as I did last year. How about you?

    (I'm just hoping that the people who couldn't figure out how to cellar a 6 pack, have done so by now.)
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  2. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    I just saw it for $8.49/4pk
  3. Larrygto

    Larrygto Aficionado (240) Arizona May 28, 2012

    $6.49/ 4pack
  4. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Savant (440) California Oct 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    i paid 9.99 4-pack
  5. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) New York Jan 11, 2013

    I had the option to buy 2012 sixer for $13.99 or a 2013 four for $11.99. Naturally I bought last years.
  6. $9.99 for a four pack at Wegman's in Rochester, NY. WORTH IT.
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  7. rlee1390

    rlee1390 Advocate (535) Indiana Mar 6, 2010 Beer Trader

    8.99 a 4pk in IN.
  8. arfenhouse

    arfenhouse Savant (305) California Oct 29, 2012

    The 4 pack is a bit difficult to cellar, always ends up in my mouth for some reason. Gonna pick up another pack and give it a try.

    Also, 8.99 for a 4 pack here.
    beerme411, wiscokid920 and Rutager like this.
  9. raynmoon

    raynmoon Advocate (630) Colorado Aug 13, 2011 Beer Trader

  10. $8.49/4-pack
  11. 9.50 in mass with deposit and tax
  12. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Advocate (565) Illinois Apr 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    10.99/4 pack liquor store in NW Chicago burb
  13. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Savant (425) Missouri Dec 22, 2012

    8.49/4 pack at my favorite shop, only place I've ever seen it in Northwest Indiana/South Suburbs
  14. i haven't seen it in my area yet, but since it has the same SKU as hoptimum and narwhal, it will be $9.99 here.
  15. lonewolfcry

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

    Paid $8.99, but have seen it from $8.49 - $9.99 in the Twin City area
  16. MoparGrease

    MoparGrease Initiate (0) California Jul 26, 2012

  17. rangerred

    rangerred Advocate (505) Tennessee Dec 20, 2006 Subscriber

    $10.99 in TN.
  18. caguiar

    caguiar Savant (265) New Hampshire Jul 5, 2011 Beer Trader

  19. DaveLikesAle

    DaveLikesAle Savant (345) Ohio Jan 24, 2006

    $6.50 - $11.00 is quite a range. Slightly off topic, but I had an 08 today. Sublime. Not sure how I kept one that long.
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  20. valdieu2

    valdieu2 Savant (365) Maine Feb 23, 2012

    8.39 in Naples, Me. No problem
  21. Me too
  22. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Savant (400) Florida Jan 26, 2012

    how are things at brey's. god, i miss that place. used to patrol at shawnee
  23. Rfunk

    Rfunk Aficionado (125) California Nov 28, 2012

    I just paid 19.99 for the barrel aged bomber...
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  24. 11.99 4-pack in Springfield, IL. WAY Overpriced, but seeing as I just paid $20 for a 500mL BA Old Rasputin XV, I wasn't too worried about it.
  25. 8.99 in Orange County, CA
  26. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Advocate (650) Illinois Feb 27, 2009 Beer Trader

    $0 because I didn't get any. Not a fan. But I will get some BA Bigfoot if I can. Just to help I believe it's $9 or $10 a 4 pack in Chicago
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  27. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (620) California Dec 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Also $0! This is Rape! I like Bigfoot but Foghorn still comes in six packs!!
  28. BradtheGreat7

    BradtheGreat7 Savant (340) Ohio Jul 22, 2011

    I love Bigfoot Barleywine. It's just a brew I'll buy every single year. I actually Have 1 of the last 9 releases in my homemade cellar. I bought a 6 pk this time last year at $10.99 and recently seen the 2012 for $8.99. The store always has fresh beer but Bigfoot is one of those id buy 2-3 years old if I had the option. I just picked up 6 bottles of 2013 today. It was $9.99 for the 4 Pack and $2.50 each for the 2 extra. I knew even with the switching to 4 packs this year that the price would be about the same. I see on the 4 pack they label Bigfoot as a high latitude series with Hoptimum and now Narwhal. I like what SN are doing and I actually think beer as special as Bigfoot should be in 4 packs. Its just what craft brewers do. The year round stuff comes In six packs and the speciality stuff comes in 4s and or bombers. I don't mind paying a few more dollars for something like Bigfoot. Some people wont agree, but I've come to terms a long time ago that when you are talking the best beer in the world and even the best bourbon and scotch you pay for the quality. To think of something like Bigfoot as being an excellent value would be like me thinking I'll buy natural light over bud light or something like that. Neither of which I've ever bought, but my point is we don't drink craft beer bc it's more inexpensive than crap beer. We drink craft beer bc we thirst for the best, the world class, top shelf stuff. Same with bourbon. Sure, there are fine Kentucky bourbons less than $20, four roses yellow label and Beam Black 8 year come to mind around $20, but It's no Blantons or Single barrel stuff. And it's for sure no Pappy Van winkle 20 year. I'm okay with the SN switching to 4 packs concerning Bigfoot and largely it was due to they wanted to fit Bigfoot in with hoptimum and narwhal as their high latitude series.
  29. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    $7.50 in fl at total wine with a coupon for the four pack. Kinda feeling the killer penguin more this year.
  30. brewmudgeon

    brewmudgeon Savant (410) Wisconsin Jun 26, 2007

    It has gone from $32 a case here (2012) to $60 for the 2013. Or for me, from $64 a year to $0. From being an excellent value that I set my beer calendar by to just another a high profit margin pass.
  31. Treyliff

    Treyliff Poobah (1,175) West Virginia Aug 10, 2010 Beer Trader

    $9.85 in WV
  32. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    8.99 here in southern NJ. Between me and a few buddies we've already put down a case. Really a great, accessible brew.
  33. valdieu2

    valdieu2 Savant (365) Maine Feb 23, 2012

    Just got back and it was wonderful. Good beer and good food.
  34. 9.49 +dep. in Portland.
  35. Jae9979

    Jae9979 Savant (295) New York Sep 23, 2012 Beer Trader

    Which Wegmans? I'm in Rochester but haven't seen it in Wegmans.
  36. macster

    macster Savant (340) Florida Dec 16, 2003

    Jax FL Total Wine - $7.99.
  37. xanok

    xanok Advocate (500) Connecticut Aug 13, 2009 Beer Trader

    No tax on alcohol in Mass last I knew.

    $7.99 in central CT.
  38. Brockport to be specific. They still have a few, was there an hour ago, left with some Raging Bitch. I'm sure some others have it as well.
  39. Glad B-Port has..HAD some I bought cases there years back and havent seen any in awhile ...Forcing me to drive BOTW !!!