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best bomber prices?

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

  1. yoitsarch

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    22oz Speakeasy Big Daddy for $3.99
     
  2. FrostyTiger

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    Trader Joe's is the place to go for bomber deals. Not sure if they have them where you live but they have bombers in the $2 range. I was checking out and she rang up the bomber and I stood there dumbfounded. I honestly said "is that price correct?" She said, yeah, and it's good beer too. So yeah, pretty tough to beat a $2.50 bomber. It's not phenomenal beer or anything but it's decent.
     
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    I am mesmerized by your avatar. What was the topic again?
     
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    I got Hop Stoopid for $4.49 and thought wow not a bad deal... Then I tasted it.

    There's a reason the good stuff is $10+.

    Best deal so far would be something like Lagunitas' Cappucino stout for the same price. That actually wasn't too bad.
     
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    Lagunitas and Stone have great prices for beer of such high quality.
     
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    Foothills has some very reasonably priced bombers. Though, since they started putting Hoppyum in sixers for ~$9, the value of their bombers is almost moot, now.

    Sidenote, Hoppyum is a seriously underappreciated beer.
     
  7. DCgolfpro

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    Stone at $5.99 takes the cake for me.
     
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    Arrogant Bastard is usually a great deal for a 22oz. Ballast Point Sculpin is a great beer, but I have a hard time spending $7.50-$8.50 on a 22oz bottle.
     
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    Uinta Labyrinth is like $11...best priced bourbon barrel aged imperial stout. Probably due to it being labeled a black ale...shhhhhhhhh
     
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    I just remembered I picked up Avery Hog Heaven and Salvation for $5.50 each last week. Those are pretty good prices for >9% abv beers.
     
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    Is it bourbon barrel aged? I was under the impression it was only oak aged. I definitely don't remember any bourbon flavor in it, just lots of disgusting licorice.
     
  12. Charlie_Hoss

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    no youre right, my mistake, rye barrels.
     
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    Highland Gaelic Ale and most all of their bomber are $4.00-$5.50 in NC
     
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    King Henry was a steal at $10 a bomber case price.
     
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    I agree this is one of the better "values" in the bomber category. Best bang for you buck in hops and alcohol.
     
  16. beerindaglass

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    Second for Douible Bastard being a good deal. Most bombers are a rip. I can't buy DFH @ 14 bucks and Hopstoopid @ 6 when I can get a pair of better singles by the same brewer for less money.
     
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    All the ones mentioned are great, and true. I'll throw in Laughing Dog. Mostly for the Dogzilla black IPA at 5$. Stone is the best for the price for sure.. Even the higher end like Ruination for 6.99. But I always get the 4 pack at 11.99. Duh
     
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    Stone always has reasonable prices, even for their limited releases. Lagunitas also has really good prices for bombers.
     
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    Great beer and I found it last week for $2.99 also SN Western Hemisphere for $3.99.Cheers
     
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    Descender was the first thing that flashed across my mind when I saw this thread.
     
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    overall, i find that stone has the best bomber prices. most of their bombers are under $6 where I am, and you almost always get a high quality product. I've paid a lot more and gotten a lot less from some other breweries.
     
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    In mass, Berkshire Holidale at 4$ is f-ing awesome. Hop Stoopid and some of the harpoon 100 barrel series are reasonable. Other than that I dont really buy bombers. Back in college I'd spring for a Noble Pils bomber with my natty light.

    Miller Highlife for 1.35 is decent.
     
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    Berkshire Brewing Company. $5. Usually less.
     
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    Bombers are ridiculously overpriced in general, but I still buy them, and I spend more than I should. Stone and SN has always seemed to be reasonable. FFF seems to be a little over priced, but I have bought two dreadnaughts and an APW in the last few days. Sometimes I can find Southern Tier at a decent price for Unearthly. The overcharge for some of the others
     
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    Could've said a dozen others, but after seeing this - Arrogant Bastard....:D:D:D

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    New Avatar anybody....go!
     
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    Last week I picked up a Mission - Dark Seas for 4 something! I thought was an amazing deal.
     
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    $1.99 Mission St. bombers at Trader Joe's. I believe these are brewed by various brewers, but the beers aren't bad for $2!
     
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    Saw a ton of Victory Hellios bombers on the shelf today and they were 4.99 and that was enticing but I picked up 3 bottles and checked the dates and they all expired in 2012 so I passed.
     
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    Where do you get Fremont bombers at $3.75? Most of them are $4.50+ where I get mine.
     
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    I've recently started buying these great new 1/2 bombers. I get them dirt cheap...like six for $8.
     
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    $3.95 for Full Sail Old Boardhead.
     
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    Not sure if they're going to keep them around now that they're moving to 6-packs, but Backcountry bombers are $4-$5 in Denver.
     
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    I paid $12 for a bomber of BCBCS - doesn't seem like an amazing value at first glance, but considering it's one of the best beers I've *EVER* had, it's a damn bargain.
     
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    Berkshire Brewing Company. they are local and I am unsure where else they are distributed, but they are about 3.50 a bomber and a couple of their brews are really good. Not anything that will blow your mind though.
     
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    Hop Stoopid at about $4.50, Ballast Point Big Eye also $4.50, Trader Joe's Anniversary ale (Unibroue brewed) $4.99, Pliny the Elder ( 17.25 oz) $4.99 at Total wine, Sierra Nevada Estate (25.4 oz) end of season at Total wine ,$3.99, Ballast Point Sculpin $7.49 and worth every penny!
     
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    I typically compare all beer to the six-pack equivalent and/or the pint-on-tap equivalent. I happily pay $8-12 for most six packs I enjoy, and average around $10. However, I also happily pay $4-5 for a pint of most beers on tap. So my happy range is about $0.08/oz (for a roughly $10 sixer) OR $0.25/oz (for a $4 pint). Pretty high difference, so I compare things like how much I like the beer, how easily available it is to me, if it's rare/limited/seasonal, other bottle options like a six pack or single, etc when I'm deciding if a price of a beer is closer to my $0.08/oz end or the $0.25/oz.

    For bombers, a $3.65 22oz bomber is pretty much equivalent to a $12 six-pack. That's a pretty expensive six pack, and I'd have to really want it...but that's a pretty dang cheap bomber, and you don't see many awesome beers in bombers for that price. A 22oz bomber at $5.50 is the same per oz cost of buying a $4 pint. Still not a very expensive bomber.

    Point being, I very rarely justify buying bombers. When I do, it's when I'm travelling and want to try new beers and share them with friends at home without hauling back a dozen six packs.
     
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    19.2 ounces for $2.99 is a bargain.
     
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    Straight from the source!
     
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    Nice!

    I (finally) visited the brewery last week and it was really cool. The Brother IPA on tap was awesome and I picked a growler of their porter (it was just okay) and glassware. Cool people working there too.
     
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    Redhook Pilsner @ $2.19
    Pyramid Outburst @ $2.29
     
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