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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. $27 for a 750 of Lou Pepe Gueuze. To this day, the only Cantillon I have ever come across in a store.
     
  2. mattafett

    mattafett Savant (465) Iowa Mar 9, 2009

    $45.00 for Rare
    $80? for the Westy gift set.

    Would def. buy Rare again, haven't opened the Westy.
     
  3. $45 each for Baladin Xyauyu Islay, Rum, and Regular

    I bought two sets... so.... nearly $280 for 6 bottles. I still have one set and would buy them again if given the opportunity.
     
  4. d5001986

    d5001986 Savant (455) Wisconsin Oct 6, 2012

    $26, Surly Darkness.
     
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  5. Saw Rare for $75 the other day - I passed.

    I guess Fruet @ $35 would be the most expensive bottle I've actually purchased.
     
  6. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (750) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    50/50 Eclipse for $37
     
  7. frizzzle

    frizzzle Disciple (65) California Feb 10, 2013

    $28 for a mother of all storms and $85 for a west 12 - 6 pk
     
  8. GRG1313

    GRG1313 Champion (815) California Jan 15, 2009

    I've spent A LOT on several bottles of beer over the years. My biggest question, respectfully, is why this topic comes up from time to time. Do YOU really care what I spend on MY beer? Seriously. No one asks what I spend on milk, of lettuce or even my latest sports coat or what I spent on my car. Why would what one spends on a bottle of beer matter to a stranger? I truly don't get it. (And, of course, here I am responding.......!)
     
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  9. atomic

    atomic Savant (425) Illinois Sep 22, 2009

    I spent 20 Euros for a 12oz bottle of Brew Dog Tokio. I think I got ripped off but I had no idea at the time. Hated it too, wasn't big into beers back then. I'd probably appreciate it a lot more today... I've only seen it once for sale in the states and I don't recall the price, but a lot cheaper. Maybe $12-13 for the bottle. Still probably not worth it.
     
  10. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (780) Florida Feb 1, 2012

    3 bottles of utopias
     
  11. mikeyv35

    mikeyv35 Savant (385) New York Oct 15, 2008

    Retail, I guess $45-$60 for different vintages and oxidation levels (gold, silver, bronze) of Xyauyu. However, the site we use to not be able to talk about and in side deals w/ people a couple hundred easily for rarities. Hell, one year I drove 6 hours all through the night to a shitty town named Portsmouth, arriving at 5:30am. w/ no sleep for a suppose 6am. release, for them to tell me they decided to release the beer at like 4am. and were sold out. Obviously, I snapped in the pouring rain and proceeded to yell, break my umbrella on the hood of some random person's car, scare the shit out of the brewery guy at the door, and ended up paying $200 for 2 bottles and give up a Chaotic Chemistry for a 3rd. to a funny guy that looks like Quentin Tarantino named Tony. In the end, I vowed never to attend the release again, especially after watching some old, overweight, lumberjack looking dude that brews beer try to pickup a bunch of college girls. Oddly enough this release does not happen anymore.
     
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    Payed about $100 on ebay before they banned it.
     
  13. i spent quite a bit on a different belgium sours mainly oude kriek. i really wanna try the tart of darkness but thats still sitting at about $25 for a single bottle by me. while thats not expensive there is still a lot of great beers i can get for less than that. quality>quanity yes absolutely but to an extent of whats available to me IMO.
     
  14. icetrauma

    icetrauma Savant (495) Texas Sep 7, 2004

    $23 for BA Old Rasputin
     
  15. MykelJH

    MykelJH Savant (290) California Aug 3, 2011

    3L temptation $85
    3l consecration $90
    Cable car $40

    And ill pay it all damn day!
     
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  16. MykelJH

    MykelJH Savant (290) California Aug 3, 2011


    Lol where? Kentucky?

    Also what is this DHVL people speak ok? Seems like the bottle selection is great
     
  17. bishopdc0

    bishopdc0 Savant (410) Maine Jan 23, 2010

    $8 for a 4Oz pour of Double Black.
     
  18. Miamilice

    Miamilice Savant (285) Vermont Feb 6, 2011

    I bought a bottle of J&J Roze from De Heeren in January for $120(€90). I would do it again for sure!
     
  19. $20 for a Juliet. Not sorry I did it even tho' it wasn't my favorite. I wouldn't mind spending somewhere in this price range every couple of months depending on what I want to explore.
     
  20. Chris77McGrath

    Chris77McGrath Savant (280) Ohio Feb 8, 2013

    Wow, I don't feel bad for spending $18.99 on a six pack of Hopslam now.
     
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  21. Where?
     
  22. $35.99 each for two bottles of Mother of All Storms. Will probably never buy a bomber that expensive again. Still haven't opened one either, so I'm not sure whether or not it was worth it yet. Keeping my fingers crossed.
     
  23. PORTerCITY

    PORTerCITY Zealot (85) California Feb 9, 2013

    $30.00 for Abacus, when sucaba first came out.
    $50.00 for Hunahpu (will pay 50 again!!)
     
  24. ao125

    ao125 Savant (335) Virginia Dec 1, 2010

    At a beer shop on my way home from work (Maryland). They have TNP for $66 + tax and StB for $88 + tax.

    Same place I bought my barrel-aged Stillwater Stateside and DuClaw Divine Retribution #2
     
  25. RStang13

    RStang13 Savant (280) New Jersey Jun 22, 2011

    $30 for (multiple) bottles of Fruet and Eclipse variants
    $12 for a 12oz BlackNote
     
  26. mellowmark

    mellowmark Savant (465) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010

    Sucaba on Ebay for $26. Worth every penny.
     
  27. timjr2500

    timjr2500 Aficionado (160) Texas Jul 15, 2012

    $75 for the Tactical Nuclear Penguin. And yes I would do it again, it was unreal. The falvor stayed with me for 2 days.
     
  28. BDEE

    BDEE Aficionado (125) Wisconsin Feb 11, 2012

    Was at 3 Floyd's brewpub and they had Cabra ( Whiskey barrel aged Robert the Bruce w/ cherries). $35. Bought 2. Wish I saved one. The first one was so good I cracked the other about 4 days later with my buddies on football sunday. Had to let the fellas taste it. No doubt, would do it again. One of the best I ever had.
     
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  29. $45 at a bar for Bourbon County Cherry Rye... which is especially stupid since I have 2 bottles in the cellar :(
     
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  30. shagens

    shagens Aficionado (240) Wisconsin Feb 11, 2013

    $39 for Orkney Dark Island Reserve and worth every penny. Sam Adams Utopias. I cannot remember exactly but about $350 for the decanter. Very good but probably not really beer.

    My beer drinking buddy got a bottle of Brew Dog Tactical Nuclear Penguin from his business partner that he paid about $80 for. We drank it and it was awful. Tried it on several different nights but it tasted like battery acid.
     
  31. benbking

    benbking Savant (285) Massachusetts Dec 11, 2009

    Same. $ and beer, exact.
     
  32. kdb150

    kdb150 Savant (490) Pennsylvania Mar 8, 2012

    Aged World Wide Stout is one of the best beers I ever drank. Keep them cellared for 3-5 years and you will not be disappointed, and try some fresh if you find it on tap to compare.
     
  33. 30.00 for Lou Pepe Kriek 750 (would do that again for sure); same for a 375ml of Lawson's Mapple Tripple (probably wouldn't...great beer but once is enough I think).
     
  34. Just dropped $50 this weekend on a Cantillon St. Lam at a bar. Would do it again, too.
     
  35. SupremePie

    SupremePie Savant (310) Vermont Sep 30, 2012

    Acer Quercus or Rio Reserva, both were $35. Don't know if either was worth it because I have yet to open either
     
  36. joeebbs

    joeebbs Savant (360) Pennsylvania Apr 29, 2009

    $160 2009 Sam Adams Utopias.
     
  37. I recently paid $30 for a 2012 Parabola at the Portsmouth Brewery...it was worth it!
     
  38. Actually - I paid $40 for a BA Behemoth at 3 Floyds.
     
  39. I once spent $80 on a bottle of HotD Dave at the 2008 Dock Sale. At the time, that seemed like a ludicrous price for a single bottle of beer...
     
  40. $23 for Cantillon Cuvée Des Champions
    $20 Each for FW 16 and Sucaba
    And yes. Yes i would do it again.
     

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