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best bomber prices?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by chuckstout, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. chuckstout

    chuckstout Initiate (0) May 22, 2006 Ohio

    If you consider Samuel Smiths products, which come in 1pt. 2.7 fl oz bottles, "bombers", I pay 3.50 for a bottle here in Ohio, which is a very great deal IMO. What are the best deals out there for bombers?
     
  2. AlaskanYoung

    AlaskanYoung Disciple (379) Dec 1, 2011 Arkansas

    Ive paid as low as $2.50-3, as high as $35

    Highest paid for 12oz was $110
     
  3. Indybier

    Indybier Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2011 Illinois

    Whenever I hear best price and bomber I think: oxymoron.

    Hop Stoopid @ 5 is generally a *fair* price to me.
     
  4. DarkDragon999

    DarkDragon999 Aspirant (270) Feb 13, 2013 Rhode Island

    Those Samuel Smith bombers youre are talking about are 5 bucks here and like you said they arent really bombers. Very hard to find a bomber of good beer around here for 5 bucks or less. You can always go with SNPA or SN Torpedo bombers I guess because they are like 3-4 bucks. Theres some other decent stuff in the 6-7 dollar range. Long Trail bombers are 3.49 but their 6 packs are pretty cheap so a bomber of that is pointless.
     
  5. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2011 New York

    Lagunitas' prices are quite reasonable.
     
  6. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (255) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    30 dollars for Eclipse is about as reasonable as it gets
     
  7. tectactoe

    tectactoe Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    Hop Stoopid, Arrogant Bastard, Stone IRS, Stone Smoked Porter.... all good beers that are very reasonably priced.
     
  8. dirtylou

    dirtylou Poo-Bah (3,336) May 12, 2005 Washington
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    Fremont bombers @ $3.75. Good Life Descender @ $3.99.
     
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  9. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,454) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Considering how great Duvel is and that it travels half way across the world and I pay around $10 for it; a deal in my book.
     
  10. dipalova

    dipalova Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2013 Connecticut

    shipyard double old thumper--$8
    arrogant double bastard-$8
    lagunta's lucky 13--$5
    now this is not my fav. bomber list.. but my best bang for the $ list
     
  11. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    hop stupid i s$7 a bomber here. What a rip.
     
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  12. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    ballast point and lagunitas for sure, the harpoon 100 barrel series are good too. i usually find these for $5
     
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  13. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2006 New York

    22oz for $1.50...

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  14. zrbeer1579

    zrbeer1579 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2012 Illinois

    Bears Republic have $5 bombers. Racer 5 and Hop Rye Rod. Some others as well. Weihenstephaner's Hefeweissbier and Dunkel are $4 or less.
     
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  15. DarkDragon999

    DarkDragon999 Aspirant (270) Feb 13, 2013 Rhode Island

    Depends where you live because I had a bomber of Bear Republic Red Rocket Ale and it was more than 5 bucks. 6.49 I think.
     
  16. ChrisMon02

    ChrisMon02 Crusader (732) May 2, 2010 Ohio

    When I first got into craft beer I could get Hop Stupid for $ 4.99. Now due to what I assume is popularity or greedy store owners, I can't find it for less than $6.99-$7.99.
     
  17. NoLeafClover44

    NoLeafClover44 Crusader (701) Feb 24, 2011 Delaware
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    I'll take the bait; what was it?
     
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  18. maxcoinage

    maxcoinage Defender (608) Apr 6, 2012 Illinois
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    SN Pale Ale for $3
     
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  19. pitweasel

    pitweasel Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2007 New York

    I was wondering that, too. My money is on Brewdog.
     
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  20. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Aspirant (202) Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    Lagunitas and Stone both have good prices on their bombers, comparatively speaking.
     
  21. Highbrow

    Highbrow Devotee (454) Jan 7, 2011 California
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    Sammy Smith is good. obviously the TJs vintage ale is another good buy. to be honest i really don't like bombers & large format. not just because brewers & retailers f us on the pricing but just as much because 12oz. is enough of a "single" serving for me. around my pad some shh gets "aged" just on default for the simple fact i'm not busting open 22 oz of a barley wine that's been bourbon barrel rested without some sort of contingency plan in place. unless i have someone to share it with, it's gonna sit til i'm prepared to deal with it to its conclusion.
     
  22. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Champion (873) Dec 11, 2006 California

    As per my 'walking into a liquor store with $6.80 post last night' ... I would say Hop Stoopid, Lagunitas IPA, Lagunitas Maximus and Firestone Union Jack - all were under $6. Throw Big Eye by Ballast point in there too (I think).
     
  23. Falcone

    Falcone Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2012 North Carolina
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    Lagunitas, Stone, Sierra Nevada and Samuel Smiths are all pretty reasonable. Living in Asheville I can also get Highland and French Broad bombers just about anywhere for ~4 bucks
     
  24. 7ate9

    7ate9 Aspirant (212) Apr 26, 2007 Virginia

    another vote for lagunitas
    however
    even a good deal on a bomber is still a bad deal.
    a 4$ bomber of lagunitas still equals a 13$ six pack
     
  25. Blanco

    Blanco Devotee (458) Oct 11, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    $3.49-$4 for Victory Helios seems to be the best priced bomber I've seen.
     
  26. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    Lagunitas Capp Stout, Arrogant Bastard, Blue Point Rastafa Rye, Port Old Viscosity

    Those are great values IMO.
     
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  27. AlaskanYoung

    AlaskanYoung Disciple (379) Dec 1, 2011 Arkansas

    Sink the bismarck and tactical nuclear penguin.
     
  28. AlaskanYoung

    AlaskanYoung Disciple (379) Dec 1, 2011 Arkansas


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    Picked up on saturday.
     
  29. Lethal04

    Lethal04 Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2009 Missouri

    I've never seen a good bomber price relative to a single/sixer price. Best would have to be Lagunitas.
     
  30. jRocco2021

    jRocco2021 Disciple (351) Mar 13, 2010 Wisconsin
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    your avatar sucks :grinning:
     
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  31. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (322) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Stone has many of their brews like Arrogant, IPA, etc. for around $5 for 22 oz. bottles. Bear Republic is also around the $5 range with Racer 5, Hop Rod Rye, etc.. Epic's Spiral Jetty IPA is also around this price. Just look around. You'll find them gems.
     
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  32. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,048) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Great divide espresso oaked yeti for $8.
     
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  33. readyski

    readyski Aspirant (233) Jun 4, 2005 California
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    Torpedo at 3.99 (everywhere) ftw
     
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  34. Mercury4040

    Mercury4040 Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 California

    Alpine Nelson, $5.95 22oz.
     
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  35. Steeeve

    Steeeve Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Such a great beer at a great price. I always bring them to tastings as an extra throw in. Makes a good palate cleanser to break up the sweetness and roastiness of a big stout lineup. Non-Philly folks usually say "Wow, this is only $3.50? Where can I get some?"
     
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  36. dagmer

    dagmer Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Illinois


    wow, it's 12 where i live.
     
  37. 4kbrianb

    4kbrianb Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 California

    no love for $8.00 pretty things?
     
  38. raynmoon

    raynmoon Crusader (724) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    hellaaaa
     
  39. BasterdInABasket

    BasterdInABasket Aspirant (246) Nov 8, 2010 Wisconsin

    Lagunitas ($4.49), SNPA ($2.99) already mentioned, also SN North & Southern Hemisphere (under $5) and Lakefront is pretty reasonable as well at $5. Their new My Turn: Chad was really good and 12.5% ABV! Will f you up!
     
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  40. ShanePB

    ShanePB Poo-Bah (1,656) Sep 6, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Came here to say this. Good deal.
     
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