Anchorage Brewing: A Deal With The Devil (MA)

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  1. woodfinish

    woodfinish Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2005 Massachusetts

    Liquor World in Porter Square got some Anchorage A Deal With The Devil (Batch #2) in this morning.

    $40/bottle, but I remembered it as one of my top 2-3 beers from The Festival 2013 and splurged. About half a dozen left around 5pm. Apparently going fast.
  2. Justin42

    Justin42 Aspirant (229) Apr 3, 2013 Massachusetts

    Dude, you rock. I'm never in Porter, but have a meeting with a wedding catering here tonight. Got her a few minutes early and snagged a bottle while waiting for my fianceƩ.
  3. chinabeergeek

    chinabeergeek Meyvn (1,326) Aug 10, 2007 Massachusetts

    this one seemed to sneak in under everybody's radar. marty's in newton also had a case. asking around other stores, and it sounds like something that wasn't offered on shelton bros' distribution list way ahead of time like most of their other items.
  4. TheOneTC

    TheOneTC Initiate (174) Aug 23, 2013 Massachusetts

    Cooper's Corner in Florence got a case. They said only 14 cases total allotted for the entire state. $40 a bottle there too.
  5. OrangeAmps

    OrangeAmps Initiate (0) Dec 25, 2010 Massachusetts

    This is one of my favorites. Period.

    That being said, try Downtown in Somerville. I copped mine there and I was the first to do so according to them.
  6. Patches826

    Patches826 Meyvn (1,442) Aug 28, 2013 Massachusetts

    I've heard great things, but $40 a bottle?! Is that what it's been in other states in the past?
  7. WarbyJones

    WarbyJones Initiate (111) Jan 11, 2014 New Hampshire

    Price gouging - suggested retail is $30
  8. fearfactory

    fearfactory Aspirant (296) Aug 12, 2012 Massachusetts

    Hype is an extra $10 these days...
  9. LakesideBrewing

    LakesideBrewing Initiate (94) Dec 1, 2013 Massachusetts

    I just bought some Anchorage Galaxy White IPA at Bee's Knees in Boston yesterday. I didn't see any Deal With the Devil, but I wasn't really looking for it either. You might want to give them a call.
  10. chinabeergeek

    chinabeergeek Meyvn (1,326) Aug 10, 2007 Massachusetts

    for whatever reason, lots of shelton bros stuff in MA (where they're based, no less!) is pricier than the same exact thing in other places, like maine.
  11. damienblack

    damienblack Initiate (0) Jul 5, 2007 Massachusetts

    BTW, it was a $30 release at the brewery, and here in upstate NY was $32.99. As usual, Sheltons are fucking over their home market.
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  12. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Savant (961) Mar 17, 2009 Washington

    Could be just the fact that MA is expensive for no reason or it's a markup by the store or distributor (which is not Shelton). Probably a combination of all those.
  13. Sweatshirt

    Sweatshirt Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2014 New Hampshire

    There is a reason...
  14. BearsOnAcid

    BearsOnAcid Savant (961) Mar 17, 2009 Washington

    Sure there is a reason but compared to the rest of the country Boston is incredibly expensive for buying alcohol.
  15. Psychmusic

    Psychmusic Aspirant (273) Jun 22, 2012 Massachusetts

    Nikki's in providence had some today for $35.99
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  16. mattosgood

    mattosgood Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2014 Massachusetts

    I can't wait to see this beer on a shelf, consider it for a little more than zero seconds, and pass it up!

    (And I love barleywines and summer is when I like to stock up on them. Shit, is this getting crazy expensive or what!?)

    Maybe I'll buy a scratch ticket first. If I win, then I'll buy it.
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  17. winningwes91

    winningwes91 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2014 North Carolina

    Is there any in the Boston area currently?
  18. MA_hops

    MA_hops Initiate (0) May 18, 2015 Vermont

    Cooper's Corner in Florence/Northampton has a few left
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