Hopslam 24.99 A Six-Pack?

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  1. Eruspoena

    Eruspoena Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2011 Minnesota
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    Is it illegal to sell hopslam for 24.99 a six pack? The store a block from my place in St. Louis Missouri is...
     
  2. Americanzero

    Americanzero Initiate (0) Dec 4, 2012 Tennessee

    They can sell it for whatever price they want. The brewery/distributors set the MSRP, but thats just what it is...suggested price.
     
  3. Giantspace

    Giantspace Zealot (502) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I passed at $22 a sixer here. I bought a case of flower power for the price of two sixers of hopslam.

    Enjoy
     
  4. GeddyLeeRocks

    GeddyLeeRocks Initiate (158) Oct 14, 2012 Pennsylvania

  5. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,210) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    it is not ,, Caveat Emptor
     
  6. Lipsntoes

    Lipsntoes Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2012 Ohio

    Not illegal, but me thinks it teeters on unethical.
     
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  7. Roger85

    Roger85 Devotee (409) Aug 24, 2012 Illinois
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    Wow- thats fucked up.
     
  8. RTrain12

    RTrain12 Initiate (199) Feb 6, 2010 Illinois

    I had to pay that once! I got it for $16.99 this year.
     
  9. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Zealot (566) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    WOW, I think I could ship from Milwaukee all in for about that. $15.99 here a sixer.
     
  10. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Michigan

    Does it come with a ZJ?
     
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  11. cid71

    cid71 Initiate (134) Mar 2, 2009 New Jersey

    But the irony is lots of people wouldn't blink at paying ten dollars for a bomber
     
  12. kcp85

    kcp85 Initiate (148) Sep 7, 2012 Missouri

    Where are you at in St. Louis. I live in the Affton area and would like to get a hold of this stuff(not that I want to pay that much). Also, (off topic) have you heard of BA Bigfoot anywhere? I've asked around at Friar Tuck to no avail on a date.
     
  13. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Zealot (566) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    How so? I don't want to pay astronomic amounts either, but the consequence of not having a free market is far worst. No ethics involved. If people wouldn't pay it, business wouldn't charge it.
     
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  14. draheim

    draheim Poo-Bah (2,408) Sep 18, 2010 Washington
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  15. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Aspirant (202) Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    What's the name of the store? I'll be sure to avoid them.

    I bought my 2 six packs of Hopslam for $17.99 each at Friar Tuck in O'Fallon.
     
  16. ChefHopMeister

    ChefHopMeister Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2010 Virginia

    $22 a 6'er in south central VA...but that does include tax! Up about $4 from last year. Shrug.
     
  17. Eruspoena

    Eruspoena Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2011 Minnesota
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    It was at Starr's off of Big Bend & 40. I have saw a lot of the Bigfoot 2012 but I have not noticed the BA version.
     
  18. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poo-Bah (4,007) Jul 4, 2005 Ohio
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    Illegal? No. But I wouldn't pay that much for Hopslam. Here in Ohio it's usually around $17.99 a sixer.
     
  19. Revenant

    Revenant Aspirant (280) Aug 8, 2012 Minnesota

    That shit cray!
     
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  20. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (481) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    And I thought $14 for a 6er of Nugget Nectar was bad!
     
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  21. jmccullough108

    jmccullough108 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Missouri

    17.99 at Lukas Liqours on Manchester road
     
  22. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (714) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    It should be illegal to sell it at 17.99/sixer but whatever...
     
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  23. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Disciple (390) Mar 26, 2011 California

    No but it should be illegal to pay $24.99 for a 6 pack of Hopslam.
     
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  24. DonDrooge

    DonDrooge Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Massachusetts
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    We don't get a chance to sell Hopslam around here but unfortunately.. As long as its above the price the store paid for it.. It is indeed legal.
     
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  25. taxman

    taxman Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

    Although it's not illegal, that is criminal!
     
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  26. luwak

    luwak Aspirant (269) Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
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    we paid $20 in AZ at some places and (used to getting plunged in the bum as we are) still thought that was pretty high
    But $24? dammmmnnnn....
     
  27. DonDrooge

    DonDrooge Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Massachusetts
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    At my store.. I try to keep everything priced atleast even with our competition if not less
     
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  28. NickyDee21

    NickyDee21 Devotee (467) Dec 23, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Paid $20 a piece for two. Could have gotten a case for $65, but didn't wanna buy it all up
     
  29. LiquidDegenerate

    LiquidDegenerate Aspirant (225) Nov 22, 2011 Florida
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    It would only be illegal if it were out of date.
     
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  30. Blanco

    Blanco Devotee (458) Oct 11, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Yes, Title XIII, Chap. 127, Sec A specifically prohibits the sale of Hopslam at any price higher than $20 a 6-pack.
     
  31. headyhopzhead

    headyhopzhead Aspirant (276) Apr 9, 2008 Indiana

    Between $19-21 bucks in southern Indiana. Hopslam has nearly reached its max price for me.
     
  32. Deadmau5656

    Deadmau5656 Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Pennsylvania

    My local bottle shop was selling singles for $7 and six packs for $42.
     
  33. fatboy91

    fatboy91 Aspirant (228) Apr 26, 2012 Illinois

    This seems pretty uncommon but I got six packs at $13.50 a piece.
     
  34. BeerMeInStl

    BeerMeInStl Aspirant (202) Jan 26, 2013 Missouri

    That's just crazy!
     
  35. Deadmau5656

    Deadmau5656 Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Yeah tell me about it. I still bought a single to see what all the hype was about.
     
  36. jasoncheb

    jasoncheb Initiate (177) Nov 23, 2012 Virginia

    $19.99/6 pack in virginia beach area. Anything more than that is rediculous for this beer.
     
  37. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (213) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    After finishing off a sixer of Hopslam this past week, I gotta say.. not worth more than $12.99.
     
  38. DStoked

    DStoked Aspirant (257) Sep 28, 2011 Ohio
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    In Ohio, $13 for NN, $18 for Hopslam.
     
  39. DStoked

    DStoked Aspirant (257) Sep 28, 2011 Ohio
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    Both of which are outrageous by the way, when you can get Sucks for $9.99
     
  40. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (213) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    hmmm, Hopslam or Rochefort
    decisions
     
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