Brewery that has the most cheap and very good beer in bombers?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by 19etz55, May 22, 2013.

  1. 19etz55

    19etz55 Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    What comes to mind is Bear Republic:

    Red Rocket Ale
    Big Bear Black Stout
    Racer 5
    Hop Rod Rye

    I seem to remember paying maybe $6 or less for any of these.

    Your brewery of choice?
     
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  2. MrHolland10

    MrHolland10 Mar 2, 2012 Georgia

    L.A.G.U.N.I.T.A.S.
     
  3. Moose90

    Moose90 Nov 25, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Lagunitas

    WTF
    Hop Stoopid

    ≤$5.49
     
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  4. Siriusfisherman

    Siriusfisherman Aug 23, 2011 Colorado

    Lagunitas Hop Stoopid is widely regarded as the best deal in a Bomber. I would through La Fin Du Monde in the ring as well. I have seen both as low as $3.99 a bottle before.
     
  5. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Definitely- at least a buck cheaper.

    Stone prices aren't too bad either, gotta love that Smoked Porter.
     
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Lagunitas by a country mile brah.
     
  7. ironchefmiyagi13

    ironchefmiyagi13 Jan 9, 2013 Tennessee
    Beer Trader

    In terms of the best quality for price, Ballast Point

    Victory at Sea
    Double Dorado
    Sculpin
    Sea Monster
     
  8. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Dec 15, 2006 New York

    Stone... Enjoy By... Old Guardian... Arrogant Bastard... IRS... Ruination... Double Bastard... Smoked Porter... Sublimely Self Righteous... Lukcy Basartd... most... under... $8... or... $9... each... cheers!
     
  9. Madoo25

    Madoo25 Apr 1, 2013 Texas

    Sculpin is less than half as much if you get it in a six-pack though.
     
  10. GA_SIPPER

    GA_SIPPER Feb 24, 2013 Georgia

    hop stoopid and then stone IPA...unless you count dales which is 2.99
     
  11. gatornation

    gatornation Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Steel Toe bombers are $4-$5 and are delicious
     
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  12. KevinK441

    KevinK441 Feb 28, 2013 Virginia

    New Belgium Ranger is delicious and only $3.69 here in Va. Great deal!
     
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  13. BB1313

    BB1313 Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    All of Smuttynose's bombers are $5.99 and most of them are good.. some are great..
     
  14. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Sep 8, 2007 New York

    Victory Helios lots of bang for not much buck... 3.99 Wegmans
     
  15. Tidesox28

    Tidesox28 Apr 21, 2013 Maine
    Beer Trader


    I immediately thought of Smuttynose.
     
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  16. TheBeerologist

    TheBeerologist Nov 20, 2011 Rhode Island

    Berkshire Brewing - RIS for $4 is a great deal and most of their bombers are ~$3.50
    And I'll second Victory Helios and Smuttynose
     
  17. AaronRodgersMVP12

    AaronRodgersMVP12 Jan 20, 2013 Wisconsin

  18. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    Lagunitas and Stone. Both of them price their bombers very well. I just bought a Hop Stoopid a couple of days ago for $4.99.
     
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  19. DarthKostrizer

    DarthKostrizer May 13, 2011 California
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  20. kell50

    kell50 Jul 25, 2007 North Carolina

    Sierra Nevada Torpedo bomber.. $3.49 at my Harris Tester. Crazy good all around.
     
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  21. planbee

    planbee May 28, 2009 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Foothills (Hoppyum, People's Porter, Oktoberfest)
    Olde Hickory (Hickory Stick Stout, Irish Walker, Death By Hops)
    French Broad (IPA, Rye Hopper, Anvil Porter)
     
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  22. 19etz55

    19etz55 Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    My 2nd choice.
     
  23. stormywaters

    stormywaters Oct 13, 2011 California

    Concur
     
  24. 19etz55

    19etz55 Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Found Torpedos in Hawaii for $2.99!!!
     
  25. Pidzik12

    Pidzik12 Apr 10, 2013 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Pipeworks! Easily. The top bomber is 13.99 for an imperial Russian. Not only that, the things for 9.99 and 8.99 are all rated by users in the 90s. All quality stuff. Stouts to ipas to berliner to belgian. Never feel guily buying
     
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  26. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Sep 29, 2012 Iowa
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    Lagunitas...Stone...

    I was actually just thinking about this today. I've enjoyed all of the Lagunitas bombers I've had.(Hop Stoopid, Maximus, Cappucino Stout)
     
  27. Ivegotmule

    Ivegotmule Nov 7, 2012 North Carolina

    Stone is great. 6.99 is reasonable. All around better than Lagunitas or Bear Republic.
     
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  28. ohiobeer29

    ohiobeer29 Feb 2, 2013 Ohio
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    this right here the espresso stout is a steal and the vertical epic 12 12 12 is good as well
     
  29. bramsdell

    bramsdell May 27, 2011 North Carolina

    If Smuttynose made bombers of their regular releases at a price-point relative to to their sixer prices, it would be Smutty. If those prices were relative to their 12-pack prices, there would be no question.
     
  30. Lipsntoes

    Lipsntoes Jul 15, 2012 Ohio

    This -> Lagunitas
     
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  31. henskejk

    henskejk Feb 10, 2011 California

    I agree with stone, I've been able to get most of their stuff for around 6-7 bucks including enjoy by and irs and espresso IRS
     
  32. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Srs.
    Imperial Stout, Baltic Porter, Really Old Brown Dog, Wheat Wine, Scotch Ale,...
     
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  33. pitweasel

    pitweasel Jun 11, 2007 New York

    That's less per ounce than sixers by me. Thanks, PA.
     
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  34. migwell

    migwell Oct 31, 2012 Massachusetts

    At 22 oz... compared to the average 6-pack, none of these presents any sort of savings. Quite the contrary. I really don't get this whole sub-culture. Is it for people who don't own a refrigerator?
     
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  35. MichiBrew

    MichiBrew Nov 26, 2010 Michigan

    Lagunitas no question...fresh Hop Stoopid is the best value in craft beer by far...
     
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  36. Frankinstiener

    Frankinstiener Jul 28, 2009 Illinois
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    Cheap bomber? I think there was one called Hop Stoopid, but only relative to other bombers.
     
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  37. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Apr 17, 2012 California
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    Port brewing Wipe Out IPA 3.99 a bomber.
     
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  38. nsheehan

    nsheehan Jul 3, 2011 Texas
    Beer Trader

    Lagunitas, Stone, Bear Republic, all from CA. Don't forget Cali-Belgique @ $4ish and Big Bear Black Stout at $5.
    New Belgium has cheap, good bombers pop up occasionally. I've never seen La Fin du Monde for $4, but I'd buy a case at that price.

    Agree with migwell above, I go for 6ers (or 4pk) when possible.
     
  39. CharlieMurphy

    CharlieMurphy Dec 12, 2010 New York

    Not widespread but the first thing that came to mind for me was Midnight Sun. 3.99 for a good coffee porter and $10-11 for a barrel aged barelywine amongst others of exceedingly superior quality.
     
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  40. JISurfer

    JISurfer Dec 10, 2002 Hawaii
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    Stroh's Tallboys
     
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