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So are 4 packs replacing the six pack?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by frankb34, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. EdH

    EdH Aficionado (230) Utah Jul 27, 2005

    You mostly want to try high point beers?
     
  2. Sadly the standard price for craft where I am is 11.95 - 15$ - 6, but you can buy a 24 pack ranging in the 40 - 45$ range. Not a lot here is in 4 packs...
     
  3. Chugs13

    Chugs13 Savant (440) New Jersey Dec 11, 2011

    Yeah I understand trying to keep the price down, and I dig the 4pks ... But not when the 4pk are starting to go for $14 (Looking at you Palate Wrecker and 3 Beans).
     
  4. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) New York Jan 11, 2013

    I'll tell you what I'm sick of. Every brewer who moves a sixer to a 4pk claiming they were never making money on that beer in the sixer. Like we're fucking morons that'll believe anything
     
  5. HoosierBrew

    HoosierBrew Zealot (85) Indiana Jan 12, 2013

    I'm not sure i would believe that, unless the folks at Founders have stopped liking money.
     
  6. I just went and checked. Founders website under news scroll down to seasonal line-up two season six-packs and it is there. 6-packs $9.99
     
  7. HoosierBrew

    HoosierBrew Zealot (85) Indiana Jan 12, 2013

    Maybe they have stopped liking money, or they've already made enough. That's awesome. I'm sorry for ever doubting you.
     
  8. It's cool, how could I be upset about anything when FBS is so cheap.
     
  9. morimech

    morimech Advocate (710) Minnesota Nov 6, 2006

    I was thinking Bigfoot when this thread came up. It use to be $12.99 a 6-pack in these markets. Now the 2013 is in 4-packs at $9.99. Not a mathatician but I feel the consumer lost this one.
     
  10. Title of this thread is really funny. As long as its a solid beer I could care less about the formalities.
     
  11. Schmuck82

    Schmuck82 Initiate (0) Texas Nov 13, 2008

    I'll take a 4-pack over a bomber but a 6-pack over a 4-pack.
     
  12. beerinmaine

    beerinmaine Aficionado (225) Maine Jun 20, 2009

    Indeed. I go to my preferred store, which carries better beers only, there's hardly a 6 in sight. But down the street at the bigger place that carries macros up to geek stuff, 6ers and 12's abound and 4pks are the minority.
     

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