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Your favorite "cheap quick buzz" beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Derranged, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. Jacob007

    Jacob007 Savant (465) New Hampshire Sep 18, 2012

  2. Ericness

    Ericness Savant (255) Massachusetts Nov 21, 2012

    Steel reserve. 40oz for around $3 and it's like 8.5%. Get it while it's cold.
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  3. agreed, also cheers for the kyuss avatar ;)
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  4. Hop Stoopid, it's cheap, good and 8% is cool with me.
  5. If speed is a concern, I'll mix an Old Fashioned.

    If I'm sticking with beer, the Whole Foods near my office sells Three Philosophers for $6.50/ bomber (almost feels like stealing at that price). One of those is enough to put me in a very festive mood.
  6. Benish

    Benish Advocate (580) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2013

    I honestly hate having a buzz but while we are talking cheap, probably Huber Bock, Point, or PBR.
  7. Smirnoff Vanilla and diet cola. A handle of that stuff only runs a little over $20. Much better cost- and calorie-wise if I feel like getting a buzz on. Drinking shite beer just to get wasted is incredibly inefficient.
  8. rather

    rather Savant (315) California May 31, 2013

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  9. utopiajane

    utopiajane Champion (895) New York Jun 11, 2013

    Stoli's for a quick buzz. Remy for a graceful buzz and for a beer buzz gimme a badass stout like even more jesus.
  10. fredmugs

    fredmugs Champion (925) Indiana Aug 11, 2012

    Cheap buzz for me is doing 60 minutes of hardcore cardio and then drinking just one beer. Cheaper buzz than drinking several.
  11. Terrapin Hopsecutioner or whatever their other high-gravs are at the moment. In Athens, GA we pre-game at the brewery. $10 for a logo glass and 8 quarter pours of your choice. Except if you wink/tip/aren't a general douche to the volunteers at the bars, you'll end up with more like 8 half pours and there is always a few people looking to give away some of their beer.

    I love getting my visiting friends drunk there before 8 PM.

    If I can't make it there, Kilian's Irish Red isn't bad, especially when it's on sale at Kroger. Or Sweet Water 420 when it's on tap at the bottle shop for $12/gallon.
  12. hey5hitgoose

    hey5hitgoose Savant (315) Illinois Feb 28, 2013

    its funny, because when I saw this thread title, the very first thing that came to mind was black boss
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  13. Oh, this, too. Steel Reserve and White Castle is a classic/classy combination form my college days.
  14. 1fJef

    1fJef Aficionado (175) Maryland May 4, 2013

    Take some NA Beers and add Everclear
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  15. ERRL710

    ERRL710 Savant (280) Illinois May 6, 2013

    Lagunitas Imperial Stout. Bomber is 7 bucks in Chicago. Which is cheap to me haha.
  16. all beer is a quick cheap buzz for me, because I limit my 6 pack price to 8 dollars or less, anymore and I do not buy it period. no bombers ever. of course that is stay at home prices...

    of course if its buzz you want I do a chaser of good whiskey, but its not that cheap....
  17. Quick , Cheap, Buzz = 40 oz. OE!
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  18. sgwagner

    sgwagner Aficionado (120) Wisconsin Feb 22, 2012

    I like to step it up to OE High Gravity personally, but either way you can't go wrong.

    King Cobra is not a bad option either.
  19. on an empty stomach, post cardio session.....almost anything will give me a buzz. last week i had a bottle of pliny in about a half hour and i had a real nice buzz going.

    after i've eaten, its gonna be whiskey because beer won't buzz me unless i abuse it. and who wants to do that?
  20. nyyfanatic213

    nyyfanatic213 Savant (390) New York Aug 24, 2011

    It certainly is well-made, but around here it's $7.99 a 6pk; very reasonable for NY standards
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  21. Any 6 pack that's $9.99 or less at 5 or more ABV.
  22. TheBigEast

    TheBigEast Savant (270) New York Oct 21, 2004

    None - I learned how NOT to drink in college. I have not imbibed for effect since then.
  23. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Savant (370) Pennsylvania Feb 16, 2013

    Spaten Optimator
  24. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (660) Florida Jul 15, 2011

    Old Chub
  25. PBR for beer.

    Otherwise usually Jim Beam or Smirnoff Vanilla and Diet Coke. I got three nips of Jim Beam and two 17 once coke zero bottles for under five bucks the other night. It did the trick just fine.
  26. David_MrBox

    David_MrBox Disciple (50) Florida Jul 26, 2013

    Oh....gosh.... lol
    I will stick with Natural Ice.
  27. Yuengling is definitely my cheap go to buzz!!
  28. PBR30pack

    PBR30pack Initiate (5) Aug 1, 2013

    $5.50 for a 6 pack
    Good price
    Good mexican lager
    Good buzz
  29. lewisti

    lewisti Savant (285) Connecticut Nov 7, 2001

    I agree I bought a Zywiec porter this week for just this reason
  30. Roguer

    Roguer Poobah (1,005) Connecticut Mar 25, 2013

    I really don't have one, at all. I echo previous comments: liquor. If I want a quick buzz, I'll probably default to a white Russian, which I have maybe once a month.
  31. Triangle Brewing Belgian Golden is 8% and is 8.99/six.
  32. cmg22

    cmg22 Disciple (65) New Jersey Nov 8, 2010

    hard to beat flying dog double pale ale in this category, 11.5 abv and 11 bucks for the six pack by me.