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beers you like but cant justify the $

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by djrn2, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. djrn2

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    There's a few out there but two that I really wish were cheaper.

    I can't bring myself to spend

    $25 on a Golden Blend 375

    $20 on a Red Poppy 375
     
  2. luwak

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    All of them
    Beer is a waste of money
    But i buy a lot of it anyway.
     
  3. buffs9

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    Prettty much all of Great Divide's barrel aged beers, though non-infected BA Yeti is worth it, at least once or twice a year.
     
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    Oskar Blues Ten Fidy
    Nebraska Black Betty
    Samuel Adams Utopias
     
  5. djrn2

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    Good cal on the Great Divide

    Also all the De Proof collabs.
     
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    Brett is that you?
     
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    Honestly, most. I look at the selections at bottle shops and am like, "Oh, that's a good one" or "I love that one." Yet, none of them find their way into my bag. The hobby is getting way too expesnvie for me, so for the most part, I am sticking with $8-$12 six packs that I love and the ocassional bomber I want to try.
     
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    The 50/50 Eclipse beers...
     
  9. ipas-for-life

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    Oude Tart. I did justify buying two bottles. However I thought about buying it 10 other times and couldnt pull the trigger.
     
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    Bmc beers at a concert venue or music festival ( 10 for a corona really?!!). Bottled "rare" beers at most local restaurants. I refuse to pay 25 for the dissident or the abyss. Especially if i know that if it was on draft it would be exponentially cheaper!
     
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    None. If the post was "beers you like but can't justify the $ to your SO" then I could make a list :)
     
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    Just about everything from Mikkeller. Most of the stuff is good, but not great and for the price there are plenty of better options.
     
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    BCBS :( 22.99/4 is slightly out of my "drink to enjoy a good beer" price range. I can only justify drinking one on a special occasion
     
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    Older Viscosity
    Deliverance
    Old Stock Cellar Reserve
    Eclipses
    most BA Bruery beers

    There's a bunch of non-barrel aged beer that is good, but being in the $10+ range for a bomber, I can't justify it.
     
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    Anything by Nebraska, Mikkeller, Evil Twin & Hoppin' Frog
    BA Raspy
    50/50s
    Mother Earth (NC) special releases
    Honorable Mention: Mystery Brewing and their $25/bomber anniversary beer. Still in shock about that one.
     
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  16. FosterJM

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    Most sours, but I do it anyway.

    Cheers!
     
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    Westvleteren 12 4pk. Couldn't even imagine dropping $85 on that beer when a beer like St. Bernardus 12 is readily available for a fraction of the cost.
     
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    If I can't justify the price, then I don't like it.
     
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    Cascade. When the Barrel House first opened I was there weekly for lunch and a glass or two, and usually bought at least a couple bottles from each release when they were in the $15-18 range. Sadly, all of their blends seem to be taking on a "same as the last one" character, with the choice of fruit being the only differentiating point in what are otherwise lacto-bombs. After the announcement of a $30 price tag for Vlad I'm done. I haven't even been to their pub in months, simply because I started thinking about the $6-8/8oz glass prices and realized that I could buy bottles of Girardin, Tilquin, Drie Fontienen, etc, for less $$$ per ounce.
     
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    It was a 6 and included 2 glasses.
     
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    Anything by Maine Beer Company.
     
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    Cuvee des Jacobins at 21.99 a 4 pack
     
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    RR Consecration at $17.50 for 375ml. I bought a couple because I had to try it... Loved it, but can't justify it again.
     
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    Anything by Evil Twin
     
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    You're right, Thanks.
    It would have needed to be a 12 for me, but obviously the demand was way more than enough as it was.
     
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    Stillwater, which everyone knows that one.

    Hopslam. Love it but there are so many alternate DIPAs that are so much less money!

    Maybe I'm wrong about this one as well, but why is Black Ops so high? I went to buy it until I saw the cost.
     
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    Bell's Expedition Stout...$17.99 for a 6 pack?!
     
  28. Beer-A-Lot

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    Beat me to it.
     
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    Dogfish Head special releases - Noble Rot, Nomaste, etc. Can't say I like them because I've never tried them, but I want to try them. Will only buy beers like that for a special occassion of some sort.
     
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    Barrel Aged Boris from Hoppin Frog. A $17.99 bomber on the shelf I would never even consider buying.

    *didn't read that "like" part in my intial response.
     
  31. UnderJoath

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    Any specialty beer by FFF these days. FFS.
     
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    You're getting screwed. It's $12-13 here in Oregon. Admittedly, that's still not cheap, but $17.50 is friggin insane.
     
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    Hopslam like a mother
     
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    Barrel Aged Old Rasputin. So good, but that damn bottle tricks me every time. 16oz...C'mon
     
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    BA Old Rasputin, Lost Abbey Deliverance and Angel's Share just to name a few.
     
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    You're getting robbed. $10.99 or $11.99 here in California
     
  37. --Dom--

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    Love Oskar Blues, but way too much $$$$

    Also Third Coast Old Ale

    I would say Hopslam, but since I can never find it anyway I guess I can't be angry about the price huh
     
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    $6/ bomber for a great RIS seems like a good deal to me...
     
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    Lost Abbey 375ml bottles and North Coast 500ml bottles.
     
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    angel's share was the first that came to mind. love the beer but pushing $20 for little over 12oz is tough to justify.
     
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