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

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

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  1. iceatalamo

    iceatalamo Initiate (183) Dec 13, 2011 Michigan
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  2. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (236) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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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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  3. tinypyramids

    tinypyramids Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2012 Illinois

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  4. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Meyvn (1,443) Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
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    About threee fiddy.
     
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  5. iceatalamo

    iceatalamo Initiate (183) Dec 13, 2011 Michigan
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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.
     
  6. Shoo65

    Shoo65 Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2011 Indiana
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    1 millllllliiiiiooooonnn dollars ;)
     
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  7. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Poo-Bah (1,559) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    Probably a big Bank Note. :D
     
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  8. Lansman

    Lansman Aspirant (236) Mar 19, 2011 Missouri
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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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  9. elkhunter36

    elkhunter36 Initiate (160) Feb 29, 2012 Wisconsin
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    But seriously since its for charity I wouldn't be surprised if it was over $1000.
     
  10. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (505) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Man I wanna go. Anyone from SE Mich going?
     
  11. sarcastro

    sarcastro Disciple (331) Sep 20, 2006 Michigan
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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.
     
  12. Shoo65

    Shoo65 Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2011 Indiana
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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...."
     
  13. pmoney

    pmoney Defender (692) Apr 15, 2011 Illinois
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    $118.81?
     
  14. Shoo65

    Shoo65 Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2011 Indiana
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    Thats what I came up with...
     
  15. PlethoraOfPalette

    PlethoraOfPalette Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2013

    I would have paid around $500 for it so I agree with your assumption. :)
     
  16. Vav

    Vav Aspirant (288) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    I'm gunna guess $325
     
  17. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,235) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    So if 100 BA's throw in $10 each, they would all get 1 oz! :p
     
  18. elkhunter36

    elkhunter36 Initiate (160) Feb 29, 2012 Wisconsin
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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.
     
  19. BUNZILLA

    BUNZILLA Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2011 Indiana
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    Is this a silent auction ?
     
  20. Bay01

    Bay01 Aspirant (278) Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

    Is Tony Magee in town?
     
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  21. AndrewKroll

    AndrewKroll Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2010 Michigan
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    I would gladly pay $500 for this, charity and all, but guessing more along the lines of $750 - 1,000
     
  22. BeRanger

    BeRanger Devotee (433) Dec 11, 2011 Michigan
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    I bet it sells for $1,050.
     
  23. imfrommichigan

    imfrommichigan Aspirant (267) Jul 12, 2012 Michigan
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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!
     
  24. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
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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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  25. mlefevre

    mlefevre Aspirant (214) Nov 3, 2012 Michigan
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    i am going iwith over 1K - one of a kind bottle
     
  26. raymo55

    raymo55 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2011 Michigan
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    Yes....I believe so
     
  27. mdomask

    mdomask Aspirant (268) May 27, 2012 Illinois
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    $1, Bob.

    Edit: This is closest without going over, right?
     
  28. BUNZILLA

    BUNZILLA Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2011 Indiana
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    Chuck and I are ready to go :)

    My guess is $475
     
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  29. camil1mj

    camil1mj Initiate (0) Oct 4, 2010 Michigan
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    Tell Chuck I said hi!
     
  30. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois
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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.....
     
  31. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (505) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    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)!
     
  32. Savearth

    Savearth Disciple (310) Mar 5, 2012 Michigan
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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...
     
  33. Bay01

    Bay01 Aspirant (278) Nov 19, 2008 Illinois

    What about that '95 Expedition?
     
  34. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Poo-Bah (2,031) Mar 17, 2009 Illinois
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    What does this mean, exactly?
     
  35. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (505) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    He had a kid there.
     
  36. Sean9689

    Sean9689 Poo-Bah (2,031) Mar 17, 2009 Illinois
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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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  37. jale

    jale Initiate (0) Oct 17, 2009 Michigan

    1st 4-pack went for 115. 2nd for 160. The Cherry stout reserve for for 185.
     
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  38. sarcastro

    sarcastro Disciple (331) Sep 20, 2006 Michigan
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    Shorty's not a shorty no more.
     
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  39. tinypyramids

    tinypyramids Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2012 Illinois

    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?
     
  40. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (505) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    I easily would've spent $115 on that 4pack of Expo.
     
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