1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

What is your "bargain beer"?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by bkov33, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. two hearted. just picked up a sixer yesterday for 8.99!
     
  2. Snohomash

    Snohomash Initiate (20) Sep 20, 2012

    Gotta Love Costco, picked up two cases of Rogue Dead Guy Ale at about $7 a six.
    They may have screwed the hard liquor guys, but the beer is lookin' up.
     
  3. I picked up a rack of 20 500ml bottles of Weihenstephaner hefe for 15 euros last week.
     
  4. sevenmoist

    sevenmoist Aficionado (170) Florida Aug 16, 2010

    Red Brick Hoplanta for 7.50 at TW cold. Gansett 6er for five.
     
  5. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (955) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Genny Cream Ale for me, I think I paid around $6 for a 12 pack last time I got it.
     
    Extravadanza likes this.
  6. loki993

    loki993 Aficionado (240) Michigan Apr 16, 2009

    I just need to get my ass in the car and drive down there to get one....

    Yeah cant beat that.
    Shorts Huma at around 10.99 though these prices I wouldnt consider bargains as there are a lot of sixers around that price so it would be about average.

    Now thats bargain cheap

    Ill have to look out for the 12s of torpedo thats a deal too......
     
  7. When is $ 10 a six a bargain?

    Genny Cream at $ 6 a 12 pack is not a bargain, that's a steal.

    My bargain beer that I still enjoy is Yuengling Lord Chesterfield. I can get that for $ 25 a case.
     
  8. Wow...must be nice to live in Cali.
     
  9. blackcompg

    blackcompg Savant (325) Illinois Feb 13, 2011

    SN Bigfoot @ $8.97/6pak, Bridgeport Hop Czar @ $14.99/12pak, Any Sam Adams 12pak Sampler @ $9.99.
    ...wait, what does that giant can say over there...Steel Reserve??? j/k on the sr.
     
  10. LaneMeyer

    LaneMeyer Savant (390) California Mar 20, 2011

    I'm currently living in the Philippines and craft beer is sadly unavailable. The best thing I can get is Cerveza Negra and at about $4.50 a sixer it isn't so bad.
     
  11. Steeeve

    Steeeve Savant (255) Pennsylvania Nov 16, 2010

    Sly Fox Phoenix Pale Ale @ $7.99 a sixer. Also a fan of most Sixpoints which come in at $7.49 a four-pack of pounders. I used to get four-packs of Hop Rod Rye for $6.49 at Whole Foods but I think that was a mistake and they fixed it. Bummer.
     
  12. davelag

    davelag Aficionado (220) California May 22, 2010

    Firestone Walker Union Jack @ $9.00 a six-pack.
    Also La Fin Do Monde @ 9.00 a four-pack. You can't go wrong with these prices.
     
  13. robinsmv

    robinsmv Initiate (0) Florida Jun 24, 2010

    SNPA or Torpedo
     
  14. Dennoman

    Dennoman Advocate (505) Belgium Aug 20, 2011

    Me + a crate of Duvel = happy times.
     
  15. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Advocate (515) Ohio Jan 28, 2011

    Edmund Fitzgerald. $9 a sixer.

    Or SN Celebration Ale twelve packs. Yum.
     
  16. hiphopj5

    hiphopj5 Savant (405) Colorado Jan 29, 2010

    This may have already been mentioned but Full Sail Session 12 pack for $10.99. Love it! :D
     
  17. [​IMG]

    A nice tasty Helles for around $25 a case
     
  18. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    I went to school in Colorado for a year and routinely slayed 12 packs of Steelys. I gained a lot from those experiences, including frostbite and a misdemeanor.
     
  19. Brunite

    Brunite Savant (430) Illinois Sep 21, 2009

    For a buck a bottle....there is always some Mission Street PA (Firestone Walker brewed) and some Sam Adams Boston Lager (insert O-Fest in the Fall) in the fridge. No need to drink anything of lesser quality when these are around.
     
  20. Summit Saga $8/6-pack, nmmmm.....citra hops
     
    ESeab likes this.
  21. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (835) California Nov 16, 2009

    FW Pale 31
    NB Ranger

    Cheers!
     
  22. Grand imperial porter 16.9 oz bottle for 2.50
    Smuttynose 22oz bombers for 5.39
    Berghoff Rock River Red 5.29 for a 6 pack
     
  23. Where the hell can u get a case of zombie dust for 35? If this is the case I nead to look a little deeper at my $4$ approach to trades.that said ....lagunitas maximus, SN tumbler or pa, maybe some big flats.haha. Cheers
     
  24. If you go to FFF and they have it. Problem is that half the times I drive down there based on representations ZD is in stock, it is gone by the time I get there.
     
  25. QuakeAttack

    QuakeAttack Savant (325) California Mar 19, 2012

    I do like the relatively new Tumbler...
     
  26. haruspexvic

    haruspexvic Savant (265) Illinois Aug 23, 2012

    two hearted keg for an even 20$
     
  27. stayclean

    stayclean Savant (360) Wisconsin Mar 17, 2012

    At Three Floyd's.
     
  28. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (790) Florida Feb 1, 2012

    Old Rasputin, 7.99 for four, or dfh 90 min, four for 9.99.
     
  29. Seahag IPA 6-pack 7.99
     
  30. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) California Jan 22, 2012

    Mission St. brews @ TJ's in SoCal. All brewed by Firestone Walker. Pale Ale is my favorite of the pack. Mission St. Anniversary Ale is always a deal, too. Really, anything that TJ's gets their hands on is usually sold at really great price. Costco in SD carried Ballast Point Double Dorado for $6/22oz bottle about two months back.
     
  31. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Savant (310) Ohio Jan 15, 2010

    Bitburger at $4.99 4/pk or Old Style at the same for 6/pk
     
  32. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Savant (310) Ohio Jan 15, 2010

    Still love it but Old Raspy is 9.49 in my area.
     
  33. jlenik

    jlenik Savant (435) New Jersey Jan 22, 2009

    Zywiec Porter is the best. Cheap and awesome. Add some rum/bourbon/whiskey and you have a real treat ;)
     
  34. Racer 5, Anything Lagunitas, or anything I steal muahahaha
     
  35. terryg75

    terryg75 Zealot (80) Sep 23, 2012

    I drink Molson XXX like most people drink budlight. $5.99/6pk and 7.2%abv is a steal. My local Kroger has been slinging SN Bigfoots for 8.99/6pk all year so I've had my wife grab at least 1 everytime she's grocery shopping. The local craft stores are selling it for as much as $15.99. Hell, I think I'm sitting on at least 2 cases now.
     
  36. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) California Jan 22, 2012

    Costco is doing a great job keeping local breweries on the shelf here in SD. We routinely see 8-pack mix packs of 22ozers from Ballast Point for $30, 24-packs from Stone & Karl Strauss, and the occasional single bombers of Lightening, amongst other breweries. Impressed by their craft beer savvy.
     
  37. plaid75

    plaid75 Champion (750) New York Jan 13, 2005

    Yuengling Lord Chesterfield.
     
    fuzzylogic likes this.
  38. gkunkle

    gkunkle Savant (280) Oregon Jan 31, 2010

    Full Sail Session Black Lager. A 12 pack of 11oz stubby bottles can easily be found for about $11-12, thats an amazing deal on a rather under-appreciated beer.
     
  39. TreeBeer

    TreeBeer Zealot (80) Massachusetts Jun 27, 2012

    6 pack of 16 oz cans of PBR $5.00
    22 oz Lagunitas Hop Stoopid $3.50
    22 oz Port Brewing Wipe Out IPA $5.00
     
  40. anglagard1

    anglagard1 Savant (265) Wisconsin Nov 17, 2010

    SN Torpedo is indeed a very good beer at a very reasonable price. But living in Northeast Wisconsin as I do, there is a lot of competition locally, that is if you're not strictly a hophead. Central Waters Satin Solstice as well as their other releases are comparably priced. So is Tyrannena, Lakefront Brewery, Hinterland, New Glarus, Capital, etc. Not to say I'm not dying to try all the beers that others mention that I haven't had, but I'm pretty satisfied with what I have in Wisconsin. Well, except for the fact that it smells like cow plop : )
     

Share This Page