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How much does a 3-Liter of Black Note go for?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by iceatalamo, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. iceatalamo

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    1 liter = approximately 3 12 oz. bottles.

    One 12 oz. bottle averages about $8 in Chicago. (Though retail per four pack at Binny's on their website is $24.99)

    9 bottles (approximately 3L) x $8 = $72

    As a result of the scarcity of the large format bottle, assume at least a premium of 100%.

    The bottle will sell for upwards of $200+ under these assumptions.
     
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    About threee fiddy.
     
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    I talked to someone today that said they were willing to pay 5 bills for it, I was shocked, and at the same time I wasn't. Still debating whether I go or not.
     
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    1 millllllliiiiiooooonnn dollars ;)
     
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    Probably a big Bank Note. :D
     
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    Based on the comments, I would like to revise the rational calculation of "$200+" to conclude that the bottle will sell for around $500-$550.
     
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    But seriously since its for charity I wouldn't be surprised if it was over $1000.
     
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    Man I wanna go. Anyone from SE Mich going?
     
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    I agree. If I had the money, I would spend a lot more on something like that if the money was going to the right charity, than if Bell's sold them at the brewery. I don't like when there are articles that talk about the worlds most expensive beers and include ones that were sold at auctions that benefit charities. It just isnt the same thing.
     
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    I would assume about the same, but I don't think Bell's should disclose how much it went for. Talk about a frenzy and all the "Well the 3 liter bottle sold for a grand, therefore my 12 oz. bottle is worth...."
     
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    $118.81?
     
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    Thats what I came up with...
     
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    I would have paid around $500 for it so I agree with your assumption. :)
     
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    I'm gunna guess $325
     
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    So if 100 BA's throw in $10 each, they would all get 1 oz! :p
     
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    Of course it would taste much better because it cost $1000.

    Nobody has mentioned this but I also think its possible that whoever buys this may have never even had the beer. Maybe never even heard of it. Just buying something at a charity event.
     
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    Is this a silent auction ?
     
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    $420, book it.
     
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    Is Tony Magee in town?
     
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    I would gladly pay $500 for this, charity and all, but guessing more along the lines of $750 - 1,000
     
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    I bet it sells for $1,050.
     
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    Let me think about this...

    4 pack = 48 oz. @ $23 = ~$0.48 per oz.

    750 ml bottle = 25.4 oz @ $23 = ~$0.91 per oz.

    That's about a 90% increase

    3000ml bottle = (101.6 oz @ ~$0.91 per oz.) * 1.9 = ~$175.76

    That was fun!
     
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    Tax deduction :) bunzilla are you ready i will stop and pick you up..... Get chuck ready too :)

    My roadtrip drinking team is assembled minus a few Colorado boyz look out bells here we come
     
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    i am going iwith over 1K - one of a kind bottle
     
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    Yes....I believe so
     
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    $1, Bob.

    Edit: This is closest without going over, right?
     
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    Chuck and I are ready to go :)

    My guess is $475
     
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    Tell Chuck I said hi!
     
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    just rember i am only a few hrs away..... we can go out for lunch tomorrow and you know just check it out see what's going on :):):):):):):):)

    I'm thirsty down these parts of Illinois.....
     
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    Anyone know the final amount these bottles went for? We had to leave about 3 before bidding started. Sick taplist and overall really cool event (plus a badass glass to boot)!
     
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    BN went for $500 - and sold to the dude with the 4 yr old shorty!! Had to be there...

    Great charity...kudos to those who bid and bid...
     
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    What about that '95 Expedition?
     
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    What does this mean, exactly?
     
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    He had a kid there.
     
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    Dave and his wife always bring their kids to beer releases. It's not like this event was outside in the cold or anything. Some people are just assholes (not referring to you, steebo). People need to keep snarky comments to themselves.
     
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    1st 4-pack went for 115. 2nd for 160. The Cherry stout reserve for for 185.
     
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    Shorty's not a shorty no more.
     
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    surprised the first four pack was that low. saying so after the fact, i probably would have split it with someone for more than that - when would i ever get the chance to try something like that again?
     
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