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What are people paying for KBS?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Gunch43, Apr 3, 2014.

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  1. Gunch43

    Gunch43 Savant (375) Pennsylvania Jan 15, 2010 Beer Trader

    I recently ran into someone from Michigan who said he paid $12 a bottle and that was common. Given I've been trading and buying this for years, I thought that price was well over normal. Anyone else seeing those kind of prices?
  2. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Savant (280) Illinois Mar 27, 2014 Beer Trader

    I paid $25.99 for a four pack today. The Binny's in the Chicago area were charging 5.49 per
  3. marleyr

    marleyr Initiate (0) South Carolina Feb 25, 2014

    $20-23 a 4-pack here. Which seems to be the "right" price.
  4. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Champion (775) Michigan Apr 3, 2006 Beer Trader

    Should be about $6, $8 doesn't bother me, above that and I pass and downgrade the store.
  5. mj81

    mj81 Advocate (620) New Jersey Sep 11, 2013

    No packs to be found here. The only place that got it in my area was 1 bottle limit, $5.99 (same as they sold bcbs per bottle).
  6. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Savant (280) Illinois Mar 27, 2014 Beer Trader

    Yes! Stores can charge whatever they want and exploit in any way they want but I also have the ability to trash them on the interwebs. It's a two way street
  7. KUbeerfan

    KUbeerfan Aficionado (215) Missouri Feb 9, 2014 Beer Trader

    The cheapest I paid for $4.74 for a single, that includes tax. Zero markup. They will see my business again.
  8. FanofHefe

    FanofHefe Champion (870) Illinois Feb 13, 2010

    $22.99 in Southern IL.
  9. MisterBisco

    MisterBisco Advocate (660) New York Feb 18, 2009 Beer Trader

    Paid $9/btl with 2-bottle limit at one shop, $6/btl with a one-bottle limit at another. That's probably all I'm getting. NYC here.
    TomClem, ONovoMexicano and alex_hart like this.
  10. MacQ32

    MacQ32 Advocate (640) South Carolina Mar 5, 2010 Beer Trader

    $19.99 Charleston SC
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  11. Wylde

    Wylde Aficionado (230) Ohio Oct 9, 2008

    $6/bottle at 2 separate stores, 1 bottle limit
  12. Toonces

    Toonces Savant (275) New Jersey Oct 25, 2005

    I paid $9 per bottle at my local store, 3 bottle maximum. It's a great store and they're usually very fair on these releases, but it sounds like that was a bit too much.

    They were all gone in under 2 hours.
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  13. robgage

    robgage Advocate (730) Pennsylvania Dec 19, 2013 Beer Trader

    Last year I paid $16/bottle. Once I got educated and heard how much others paid... I WILL NEVER pay that again. Ridiculously taking advantage of people.
  14. $5, 1 bottle limit.
  15. The store I go to had it for $8.99+tax per bottle with a 3 bottle limit. I still think that is on the high range, but it is much better than the $10.99 per bottle with a 1 bottle limit per customer they charged last year.
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  16. miketd

    miketd Advocate (615) Ohio Mar 2, 2006 Beer Trader

    Too much.
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  17. Yup, count me among the screwed. $12 a bottle, 1 per. Thought that was going rate (based on what I heard BCBS went for locally).

    Better be good. I was hoping to get two for a drink one now, drink one later thing ... Oh well, bottoms up.
  18. Donco

    Donco Advocate (540) Pennsylvania Aug 12, 2013 Beer Trader

    Ridiculous variation and some price gouging. That said, I got my KBS at 3 different places in order to make trades for other beers I cannot find in Philly. As follows (you can do the per/bottle math):
    1) Center City beer store: $8 per bottle/2 bottle limit
    2) Wegmans King of Prussia: $5.50 per bottle/2 bottle limit
    3) Wegmans Collegeville: $19.99 for a 4 pack Kudos to my man Craig for selling me a 4 pack at a great price!
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  19. joehill

    joehill Savant (345) New York Apr 11, 2008 Beer Trader

    $5.99/bottle at a Whole Foods, 1 bottle limit
    $4.79/bottle at my food coop, no bottle limit
    drmcleod10 likes this.
  20. Never even seen it around these parts. Consider yourself lucky if you got any. Probably go for 10 bucks a bottle though seen last year at a bar plus my local place had black note for 9.50 a bottle, so if they got it probably the same.

    I got some rye rebellion for 14.99 plus tax. May not be KBS but I appreciate having a barrel aged beer at a great price.
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  21. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Savant (280) Illinois Mar 27, 2014 Beer Trader

    That's restaurant prices. Shit man, talk about exploitation.
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  22. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Savant (280) Illinois Mar 27, 2014 Beer Trader

    A botltle of Black Note for 9.50, doesn't sound too bad. Does Bell's make a lot of BN?
  23. beeragent

    beeragent Advocate (645) Texas Aug 16, 2005 Subscriber

    With tax, just under $22.00 for a four pack.
  24. osant37

    osant37 Savant (445) New York Jan 4, 2014

    $30 Bucks a 4 pack. 1 four-pack per person limit.@ half-time mammaronek N.Y.
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  25. MosinMan762

    MosinMan762 Aficionado (110) Ohio Oct 21, 2013

    $5.65 per bottle at Jungle Jims Eastgate in Cincinnati.
  26. BoardwalkBock

    BoardwalkBock Savant (495) New York Aug 18, 2012 Beer Trader

    $5.75 a bottle in RI. Limited amounts equal 1-2 bottle limits.

    $6.99 in Long Island. Same goes for limits.
  27. payed 24 here in CT!!
  28. Eric15

    Eric15 Savant (400) Alabama Dec 7, 2013

    $18.99 average here. All stores but 1 doing a name on list reservation style. I got my name on all of them and made out with a case total (but shared all but 2 four pks to keep for me) advocacy and winning for all!
  29. earljones199

    earljones199 Advocate (500) New Hampshire Mar 22, 2013 Beer Trader

    2 different places

    $7.50 with 2/person

    $6 with 1/person
  30. ChanChan

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

    That's about the price for a bomber of parabola after taxes. Better beer and 10OZ more than KBS!!
  31. HartsyThaiFood

    HartsyThaiFood Savant (445) Illinois Dec 11, 2013 Beer Trader

    Nabbed a four pack for $29 last night. No complaints.
  32. Zonian1

    Zonian1 Advocate (590) Ohio Sep 29, 2012

    Dayton OH. $5.60 per bottle at Belmont Party Supply (100 rating on BA). 2 bottle limit.
  33. AndrewPalmer

    AndrewPalmer Advocate (515) Minnesota Jan 11, 2013 Beer Trader

    $0.00...stuff still hasn't shown up here
  34. Hopgoddess312

    Hopgoddess312 Advocate (595) Illinois Jan 17, 2014 Beer Trader

    $5.99/bottle, one bottle limit at suburban Chicago Binny's.
  35. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poobah (1,065) Wisconsin Nov 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    The one four-pack I bought at a Hyvee's here was $18.99/4pk, so it was something like $20.02 after tax. Other places here sell it for $5.29 or $5.99 a single bottle before tax, depending on where you go.
  36. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Savant (290) Maryland Mar 3, 2013 Beer Trader

    $44.99 a 4 pack at a hole in the wall in good old DC..

    And $9.99/bottle at Rodmans.

    Anyone in DC pay less than $10 a bottle?
  37. 24ish bucks a 4 pack
  38. Here in Atl one store gave out 1 free bottle to the first 24 customers at the store at 8:30 this morning. Beer manager was tired of all of the bullshit involved with this release.
  39. PsilohsaiBiN

    PsilohsaiBiN Champion (750) New York Aug 10, 2010 Beer Trader

    I hope people pass on the word to Founders about stores charging $12 a bottle so they can kiss their Founders accounts goodbye! Douchebags.
  40. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Advocate (540) Rhode Island Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    Paid 18.99 for a 4pk in Maine last year, 5.49 for single in RI this year
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