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Best budget Imperial IPA

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

  1. screamking

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    FBS on here now at $10 a 4pack. Wait til this fall when it's $10 a 6pack, best stout value ever!
     
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    Ruination!
     
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    Wachusett Larry!
     
  4. sacrelicio

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    Widmer Deadlift
     
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  5. Pahn

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    for me: fresh green flash IIPA, hands down.

    heady topper if you have access. SN torpedo by a huge margin if you don't need that extra punch of alcohol and hoppiness that most of the big name IIPAs have.
     
  6. HeresToHopping

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    Hop Wallop for $9.99? What state are you living in? 11.99 a sixer is the cheapest in NY I have ever seen a Victory sixer. My vote for best value DIPA...Lagunita's Lil Sumpin Wild Ale. $11.99/sixer, and 8.80% abv! Some call it Belgian IPA...but I disagree (considering that is not a real style of beer).
     
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    This. Also, in the South is Saint Arnold Endevour at $5 a bomber. Awesome stuff.
     
  8. HeresToHopping

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    Actually...I might need to go with Lagunita's Sucks on this one if you're talking about value for taste, and abv! Strike my previous candidate.
     
  9. Cvescalante

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    Sucks, Resin, Deviant Dales.Ten Fidy, and Green Flash Double stout are reasonably priced to me
     
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    Odell myrcenary and lugene; great divide yeti and hercules ipa.
     
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    Agreed on Leviathan
     
  12. Holmes698

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    Southern Tier 2XIPA & Bell's 2 hearted ale.
     
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    If you can get your hands on it , http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/19832/75599, Gunslinger DIPA from Crown Valley is a really great beer at a budget price, I can get it for around 9 bucks , not sure where all they distribute but I dont believe its nationwide. I have yet to rate it on here just out of laziness but I would give it around a 4 or better
     
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    Hop Venom, hands down. But yeah, Hercules will do in a pinch! Our pub just had a big contest for the top single IPA in Oregon, after 1100 unique votes, results are interesting (we think) - check our our website if you're interested in this:
    www.oregonhophouse.com
     
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    Drinking some Sucks right now and I keep coming back to this as being the best DIPA hop bang for my buck.
     
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    My money is on Green Flash Imperial IPA for sure! You can get a bomber for $6 here.
     
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    Those last two are the most disgusting Imperial IPAs I've ever had ;)
     
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    I find that hard to believe. Even from the brewery you will pay $12/six. It is pretty uniformly $11.99-$12.49 in SEPA/Northern DE. They moved their entire imperial lineup up a buck or two at least a year ago.
     
  19. pitweasel

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    Funny, because Hopslam is more like $25-30 a six pack here. So if someone can get 3 22oz bottles of Hop Stoopid for $12 (not $13.09, because they're not buying a six pack)....well, let's just say I'd rather spend $12 on the Lagunitas before I spent ~$30 on the Hopslam.
     
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    Heady Topper when it returns (hope it doesn't get worse when it becomes more common) - $14 for a four pack of 16 oz cans is a bargain. Narwhal is awesome for the price as is everything Sierra Nevada makes.
     
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    If I were in Waterbury, Vermont, the choice would clearly be Heady Topper for Imperial IPA

    However, I'm in PA and the best local option is Victory Hop Wallop - case for about 45

    Imperial Stout would also have to go to Victory with Storm King Stout - case for about 50
     
  22. GetMeAnIPA

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    Holy shhhhhhhhhite!!!!! You're right. At that price it comes out to around $.23 per oz. Bombers look like a good deal but packs are always the way to go.
     
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    Double IPA: Lagunitas Maximus

    Imperial Stout: Founders
     
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    Alpine Pure Hoppiness, 5.99.

    Cheers......
     
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    First I've heard of this, rumor or confirmed?
     
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    Confirmed, it's on their release calendar on their website.
     
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    Zombie Dust $8.75 per 6 pack. Is it an imperial? No. Is it better than most? Yes.
     
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    I've been digging Stoudt's Double IPA at $9.99 a sixer.
     
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    Deep sigh.... if I could only find it on regular basis in Ohio. :(
     
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    66 ounces for $12 is the same cost per ounce as 72 ounces for $13.09. I hope you don't think a 22 ounce bottle holds as much beer as 2 12 ounce bottles.
     
  32. whiskey

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    How much can I but Hop Venom for?
     
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    I guess that depends upon what the local bath house rates support...:eek:
     
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    You've gotta go Sucks at ~$10 per sixer. Dare I say I prefer it to Hop Slam? For half the price?
     
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  35. whiskey

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    That damn Y and T are a little too close. I was trying to be a smartass too.
     
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    technology is "hard"
     
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    25 to 30 dollars is a total ripoff anywhere. I kind of thought 19.99 was a little too steep. Hopslam is good, but your 30 dollars are better spent elsewhere. Thats almost a case of Sucks...
     
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    Sucks. Wal-Mart. 7.87.
     
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    as tempting as that is, I refuse to shop there.
    I'll gladly pay a $1.12 premium to not go to wal mart
     
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    I love Wal-Mart. it makes me feel soooooooo good about myself.
     
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