Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Rizalini, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Davl22

    Davl22 Savant (255) New Hampshire Sep 27, 2011

    $58 for a bottle of Cantillon St. Lamvinus at my favorite bar....worth every penny
  2. I think I paid $20 for a 2010 Oaked Kate from Portsmouth. I'm headed back up in a few weeks. I'd buy another dozen without batting an eye.
  3. Just spent about $180 on a 2010 3 Fonteinen Armand’4 Oude Geuze Lente... time will tell if it was worth the purchase
  4. ISmith87

    ISmith87 Initiate (0) Arizona Jul 19, 2011

    Around 20 for both Double DBA and Smoking Wood. Both were completely worth it. On the other hand, I've bought cheaper beers for 8-12 bucks that were completely not worth it (Rugbrood and Old Embalmer both ring a bell).
  5. ISmith87

    ISmith87 Initiate (0) Arizona Jul 19, 2011

    I was thinkin about picking up a bottle of the Bruery Bois for 30 bucks. I'm thinking it'll be worth it?
  6. rudzud

    rudzud Advocate (700) Massachusetts Apr 28, 2010

    $100 for Tactical Nuclear Penguin. $160 for Utopiah, but I flipped that for $280 though.
  7. Spaten454

    Spaten454 Savant (380) Louisiana Aug 23, 2012

    $75 for a King Henry. Worth every penny
  8. $31 for one of the champagne style Belgian ales. I think it was Deus.
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  9. eifster82

    eifster82 Aficionado (190) Illinois Apr 19, 2015

    $50 for a bomber of Coffee variant Dark Lord.
  10. CBS 2011 bottle shelf turd for $50 purchased yesterday.
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  11. VanBeer

    VanBeer Aficionado (190) Indiana Apr 9, 2007

    Spent $19 each for two pints of La Fin Du Monde at some cheesy beer bar in the New Orleans French Quarter. As she was pouring the beer I was looking at my money and wondering if $20 would get me 2 pints and a tip. But alas, it was $38 for the two beers. So she got two bucks. It was all very convenient. Not complaining, just a little bewildered. But its hard to be a hater when you're walking down Bourbon Street with a fine beer in your hand and a lovely lady on your arm.

  12. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Savant (255) Maryland Mar 3, 2013

    What? How?
  13. Contrary to most here, expensive/rare beers are not my thing. I paid $72 for a case of
    He'Brew Lenny's RIPA ($3 per bottle). I was into rye IPA's at the time, now not so much.

    I find plenty of beers I can enjoy for less than $15 per 6er, often less than $10
  14. The joys of living in the south. The bottle shop said they had kept it in their beer fridge since they bought and only recently decided to sell it. Said it had been on the shelf for 2 days before I spotted it, and yes, $49.99 sticker.
  15. Enochase04

    Enochase04 Advocate (585) Ohio Feb 12, 2014

    $135 on a 3L prairie Elizabeth
  16. $50 for a 500ml Xyauyu Barrel was probably the most expensive per ounce. Also got the Westy 12 brick for $85. I've done $40-ish for a few other rare bottles in the past, like a Blackberry Albert.
  17. Was at a bar in Naples. Italy and bought a bar girl a beer. THAT was the most expensive.... Wouldn't you know it, it was the only $300 beer on the menu. :)
  18. Stewart's Mountain Brew ICE... I usually buy the regular, but I needed the extra KICK.
  19. zachpaschal

    zachpaschal Savant (455) Indiana Apr 5, 2014

    I buy 750 ML of La Fin Du Monde at my local Kroger for $5.99. HOLY S*** paying $19/pint + tip! It's a damn good beer though! Cheers

    I regularly pay $26.75 for Upland Sours and I just paid $25 to get a bottle of Westy 12
  20. Not really a bottle purchase per se, but at One Mile House yesterday in NYC, I got a five ounce pour of Drie Fonteinen Framboos (2014) from a bottle for $15. Expensive as hell? Absolutely. Worth the price? Absolutely. Would I pay for it again? Absolutely not. lol
  21. ddedhed

    ddedhed Savant (460) Ohio Dec 4, 2012

    Paid $48 for a bottle of Fou Foune at a bar in St. Louis not too long ago. I was alone, so I ended up sharing half of it with the bartenders.
  22. HopHead_

    HopHead_ Savant (370) Pennsylvania Aug 14, 2014

    ~$18 for a barrel aged big foot. i limited myself to $20 for a single beer
  23. nc41

    nc41 Advocate (745) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008

    $50 for two 2008 Bcbs. Sent them to ba friends in trades.