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Bombers versus 12-ouncers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Somebody_Else, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. whiskey

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    Ruination is $6.49 at TW by my house. $8.99 in a 4 pack. That's $.295 vs $.187. That's huge. Most bomber vs 4/6 pack prices vary more than your examples.
     
  2. BlackDragon

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    you put your lips on the can to drink from it right even if they do a perfect job with the cans coating you'll still taste the metal.
     
  3. HipsterBrewfus

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    Dude, I'm not even a huge fan of HT, and drinking it from the can, really isn't bad. at all. Plus the whole "drink from the can" thing they got going on. But, I'm sure they don't know what they're talking about.
     
  4. Highbrow

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    i was all with you til that last third of the last sentence!o_O a pint of ice cream is a standard serving - no? then again, B&J specific i'd probably agree, as they do have some crazy @$$ 4 course meal flavors. lol.
     
  5. SFACRKnight

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    I've never met a troll who didn't like it in the can.

    ninja edit...
    As a homebrewer who loves to recycle bottles, I love a 22oz platform. It cuts my bottling time in half.
     
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    I just found about this new thing used for drinking beer called the 'glass' and hey there are even a bunch of different kinds of 'glasses'. I am told you pour the beer into the 'glass' and you never have to put your lips on metal. Is that cool or what?
     
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  7. BlackDragon

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    but when I go to the lake and reach for a beer I probably won't have a glass.
     
  8. Northlax3

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    Well that is a glorious price for a 4 pack... not sure why your bomber is that high, when the 4 pack is so low. Im guessing the TW buys case deals for the 4packs, and not the bombers.

    In that case, yes the 4 pack would be ideal.
     
  9. Highbrow

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    which lake is stocked with beers?
     
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  10. StarRanger

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    A competing company came out with a cheap knockoff of the 'glass' they they call 'cups' including one that is supposed to be famous called the 'red solo cup' which I guess is commonly found when people are 'at the lake' or sometimes 'at the beach'. Personally I found changling that looks like the infamous 'glass' but it made out of plastic so I take that with when I go 'to the lake'.
     
  11. Cvescalante

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    Wooooowwww..... Even if everything you just said wasn't wrong, I'll just say this; who freakin cares how Heady looks??? Appearance is over rated anyway. Pour it into a glass, and close your eyes if you have to lol.

    Back on topic though.. I wish my favorite premium beers were all available in 4-6 packs. I'd let myself enjoy all my favorites on more occasions if I didn't have to drink $15 or more everytime I had the urge to have one.
     
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    The cloudyness of a beer has nothing to do with it's quality, plenty of world class breweries brew or have brewed beers that are hazy in appearance.
     
  13. HipsterBrewfus

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    I want to go to that lake.
     
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  14. Highbrow

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    me too, but minus the trippy side effects i imagine it requires to get there.:p
     
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    Hmmmm, you seem to be agreeing with me that it is always cheaper per ounce to buy in 12 oz bottles if it is an available option. As for my rough pricing estimate, I cant dream up any examples but it was more about making a point.
     
  16. n2185

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    I do quite often, but between working 50-60 hours per week and only having a couple of friends who appreciate decent beers, I would often find myself sitting on beers for months and months until I can share them. That's not always a bad thing, but the fact is that I'm usually buying/trading big format faster than my maybe-bimonthly hang-outs with BAs allow me to drink.
     
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    Heady Topper has become a Butterface :eek:
     
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    Well, bombers are just more manly. Love taking them to a party among the bmc crowd. They say, "What is that?" I say, "Just a great tasting beer that contains more alcohol that six of yours."
     
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    Goodness......its not about the price. Beer is meant to shared and talked about. What does the 22 & 25.4 oz beer make you do??? share it. its not meant for one person. maybe i'm very fortunate that my lady loves to try new beers- so I always buy the bombers bc when we get home we split them! its the perfect size.
     
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    You mean...I've been doing it wrong this whole time?
     
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    Haha....yep. this whole time. things might taste a bit different tonight.....
     
  22. HipsterBrewfus

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    Hey, if what I'm doing is wrong, I don't want to be right
     
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    Op, think of it like another commodity you would buy. Would you buy the cheaper two liter to try out a new soda? Or just buy the more expensive six pack? Would you buy the small package of tide to try it out? Or the sams club bulk pack? The bulk pack is less $ per ounce, that doesn't mean it is a better buy for the consumer.
     
  24. maxcoinage

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    This is exactly how I feel! I've been buying lots of bombers lately but haven't had much company in the winter so I've drank all the < 9% ones (75 min IPA was amazing) but I need some help with the big boys! Having some people over this weekend to help me knock some of them out (can't wait to finally have my first taste of BCBCS)
     
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    Most bombers (Hoppin Frog, Rogue, Stone etc) in my neck of the woods, start at 9.00 +, so I prefer good old fashioned six packs!
     
  27. UCLABrewN84

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    I only buy large format bottles if that is the only available serving type for a beer I want to try.
     
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    They look cool though long live the bomber!!!
     
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