Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer Advocate (605) Massachusetts May 28, 2010 Verified

    $170 for a 6L of At Bernadus 12
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  2. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    Sixtel of Barrel aged Old Rasputin - 350.00
    30L of Harviestoun Ola Dubh 40yr - 500.00

    Cheapest case ever - Fort Pitt light 3.99 per 24 can case
  3. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (640) California Jan 2, 2010 Verified

    These come out to over $40 a piece


    9L Allagash was up there as well...
  4. Moose21

    Moose21 Disciple (60) New York Jan 5, 2012

    wow i feel real guilty for what i've spent over the last few years
    most recently
    $40 for 4 pack of heady topper
    $29 for 4 of mad elf
    $6.99 routinely for rochefort 8 (one ofmy fav)
    $17 dogfish namaste
  5. $38 for a Fou' Foune at a bar. I drank the entire bottle to myself (I was around my non-beer loving friends) and loved every last sip of it.
  6. nolabrew

    nolabrew Aficionado (160) Louisiana Apr 20, 2010

    I paid $50 for a bottle of Dark Lord. It was an auction for charity and I would have donated anyways, so I just look at it like I got a free bottle of Dark Lord. Therefore it's the most expensive AND cheapest bottle of beer I've ever bought.
  7. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (630) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Verified

    I'm a lightweight...most expensive is a handful of $17.99 bombers of different brews. I don't really keep track other than not overspending the budget whether it's one bottle or five!
  8. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Advocate (705) North Carolina Nov 1, 2010 Verified

    $55 for a CBS
  9. Hanserelli

    Hanserelli Savant (285) Washington Feb 25, 2013 Verified

    I paid around $175 for a bottle of Utopias but it was a gift for a friend (birth of his first child).

    Hoping he repays the favor by letting me try some when he opens it :)
  10. fullmetal1381

    fullmetal1381 Savant (270) Florida Jul 30, 2011

    Approx $23 for BCBCS. Some of the best money I've ever spent.
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  11. JAXSON

    JAXSON Savant (475) Pennsylvania Dec 15, 2005

    $400 for Sam Adams Millennium split with two friends. That's a freakin steal, actually.
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  12. SouthTexasBeerGuy

    SouthTexasBeerGuy Initiate (20) Feb 26, 2013

    $20 for a bottle of Barrel-aged Decadence Porter from Alesmith. Waited in line for almost 6 hours for that one.
  13. weonfire

    weonfire Savant (385) Illinois Sep 4, 2012 Verified

    If you told me you went and bought a $9 gallon of milk, came home, tasted it and honestly proclaimed it was the best god damn glass of milk you have ever tasted. Honestly.....i'd be intrigued.
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  14. Resuin

    Resuin Poobah (1,085) Massachusetts Jun 18, 2012 Verified Subscriber

    If you went to lettuce advocate, I bet this very discussion would occur (comparing how much people spent on their lettuce). Same thing goes with cars, wines, other hobbies, etc. Here at beer advocate, people tend to focus on beer.
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  15. jbravato

    jbravato Zealot (75) Pennsylvania Nov 11, 2010

    $115 for a bottle of CBS, back when you could still get stuff on EBAY. Yeah I know, I am nuts but I wanted a guaranteed bottle to have at my wedding.
  16. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Advocate (545) Louisiana Sep 22, 2012 Verified

    $300 for utopias off of ebay. (It stung...)
    $140 for my Westy 12 brick (somehow prices get jacked up in Louisiana)
  17. willbm3

    willbm3 Savant (380) Massachusetts Feb 19, 2010

    When I was just getting into craft beer I paid $75 for a Longhammer IPA
  18. RandyBoBandy

    RandyBoBandy Savant (310) Florida Jan 4, 2012

    Just scooped up this bad boy for the cellar. 20 bucks for a 500ml is the most I have ever paid but I'm sure this one is worth the quid.
  19. MarriedAtGI

    MarriedAtGI Savant (370) Illinois Feb 26, 2013

    $35 for Fifty Fifty Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 yr. Never had it before, can't wait to try it.
  20. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (830) West Virginia Jan 17, 2012 Verified

    30 for one bottle of westy and same for kbs. I'd pay 20 and 10 after having them once off eBay.
  21. Just bought a Fruet online for $32 without shipping or anything. Other than that, $30 each for a KBE and KRE, and $26 for an Abraxas.
  22. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Advocate (545) Louisiana Sep 22, 2012 Verified

    ISO: This^^^^^^^^^

    Straight pornography...
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  23. lackenhauser

    lackenhauser Champion (760) Maryland Dec 10, 2002 Subscriber

    $180 for Sam Utopias the past 2 releases. Have done the Deus for $30 as well.
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  24. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Advocate (610) California Mar 26, 2011

    The first one.
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  25. <----- Sam Adams Utopias... $150ish

    Would consider paying that much for the Ken Schmit/Maui/Stone Barrel Aged Coconut Macadamia nut porter though
  26. TopherKeith

    TopherKeith Aficionado (100) California Mar 4, 2013 Verified

    $80 for a Partridge in a Pear Tree and another $80 for a Barrel Aged 2 Turtle Doves
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  27. madnismo

    madnismo Savant (430) Florida Jan 30, 2011 Verified

    I can get some for $27 a btl wanna trade?
  28. Hefewiseman

    Hefewiseman Savant (390) Florida Sep 6, 2011 Verified

    $150 for a brick of Westy 12 :eek:
  29. skatz805

    skatz805 Disciple (65) Missouri Feb 18, 2013 Verified

    $190 for a bottle of 2011 Utopias
  30. SaisonRichBiere

    SaisonRichBiere Advocate (585) Michigan Mar 23, 2011 Verified

    $35 for kuhnhenn raspberry eisbock at the brewery release a few weeks back
  31. Trilogy31

    Trilogy31 Savant (310) California Jan 13, 2011

    Ashamed to admit it also $100 all told for a pointless bottle of ISO:FT. My first and last time doing it.
  32. not bad, around here it's going for $25-26. had mine last weekend... tough to reconcile the coin but it is really fantastic. (funny how regular old rasputin is always considered to be such a value.)
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  33. TheFunGuy

    TheFunGuy Aficionado (210) Virginia Dec 27, 2011

    Sierra Nevadas on the rooftop bar at the W hotel in DC (the POV, it overlooks the White House).

    I would do it again, one or two for the view with out of town guests.
  34. drocpsu

    drocpsu Savant (310) New Hampshire Dec 25, 2006

    Haha this is a joke, right?
  35. cyclonece09

    cyclonece09 Savant (425) Maryland Aug 5, 2008 Subscriber

    Most was a 6 pack of Hopslam for $25 (including tax).
    Most on one bottle was DFH 75 Minute was $14 and change with tax.
  36. Most I can remember is $32 for a bomber of Curmudgeon's Better Half from a bar. Worth it.
  37. $50 for a Unibroue Maudite 15th anniversary magnum
  38. atomic

    atomic Savant (480) Illinois Sep 22, 2009 Verified

    of rare?
  39. jcreegan

    jcreegan Aficionado (230) Florida Aug 12, 2010

    $75 for a 2012 BCBVS- worth every dollar. Definitely kept the bottle for that price tag.