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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Rizalini, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. BeardOfZeus

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    $200 for Utopias 2011 and 2009, $55 for some Birra Baladin stuff that was on the shelf way too long
     
  2. ironchefmiyagi13

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    $28 each for Black OPS and Old Rasputin XV. Not sure if they were worth it but certainly excited to find out.
     
  3. TheBeerDad

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    Hopefully a BA DL in about a month...
     
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  4. Rainier

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    30 for Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 Year.​
     
  5. Zimbo

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    About the equivalent of $22.50 for a 750 of Speedway Stout. Yep that's what you pay for it here if you can find it. Sure set my heart racing.
     
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  6. jtdolla911

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    Fifty something for a Kate the Great. $40 for a winning lotto ticket on ebay, then whatever the bottle cost is. Absolutely worth it for a first (and last) time.
     
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    $36 Fruet, $36 Elijah Craig 18yr.
     
  9. Steve_Oldrati

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    ~$17 after tax for a bottle of Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break.

    $18 at a bar for a bottle of 2011 Dogfish Head World Wide Stout.

    Haven't had the former yet, but the latter was definitely worth it.
     
  10. frothyhead

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    $350 for a 750ml 1984 Eylenbosch Gueuze. Everything about the experience was fantastic and well worth it. Total bar tab for 2 at Ebenezer's in Maine was over $600 for the night. Still one of the best beers I've ever had.
     
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  11. ZDub

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    $50 for BA Dark Lord with Vanilla Beans.....twice. It was worth it.
     
  12. VeganUndead

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    $330 round trip plane flight plus $60 for 3 bottles soooo....$130 a bottle for Hunahpu?
     
  13. MetalMountainMastiff

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    haven't bought any yet but last week i found at a store
    grey monday - 125$
    founders cbs -150$
    black tuesday 70$

    I plan on buying the black tuesday, only because I have the extra money lying around and nothing to trade for one. Unless supplication and eclipse and sucaba can get one...but I'm guessing not.....
     
  14. BeastLU

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    Seriously I need an explianation
     
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  15. BeastLU

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    Paid 80 bucks for a case of 16oz cans of Redstripe in the BVI. It was delivered directly to the boat tho...
     
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  16. DOTU

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    $100 for a bottle of 50-50 Eclipse Papp Van Winkle out of the Whale cooler at City Beer Store. It was brilliant and I'd do it again in a nano-second (except they don't have any left...:( )
     
  17. riemster

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    2 Westy 12 bricks for $200
     
  18. GuzzLah

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    My first home brew cost roughly $500. The rest of the batch was drain poured.

    <----Baller status ITT
     
  19. cincysig

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    $611 for two plane tickets from Boston to San Francisco
    $105 for a rental car
    3 hours of my life waiting in line
    $4.50 each for eight 10oz. Pliny the Youngers
    Priceless.

    PS -- The guy in front of me at Hill Farmstead a few weeks ago had a grand total of $1,208. On that same trip, a guy at The Alchemist asked how many cases of Heady Topper he could buy. The answer was six, so his total was around $465. (Not the same guy at both places.)
     
  20. TravisR

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    Ha, everyone here is putting me to shame. I just paid the most I ever have for single beers today. $12.49 for Sucaba and $8.99 for WWS (couldn't justify the $31.97 for the four pack).
     
  21. Sourkehd

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    $30 3fs doesjel from 2006
     
  22. 46and2

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    I would max out my credit card and take a bath in it with my mouth open if I could..
     
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  23. RDMII

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    $109 for Sink The Bismarck, $74 for Tactical Nuclear Penguin. Waaaayyyyy too much money but it was worth the novelty factor. Plus, I'm still sipping on both a year later.
     
  24. Cenosillicaphobe

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    I spent like $60 back in the day for a bottle of Surly Darkness...still have't opened it...Goddamn I was a retard...I mean I still am...but I was too.
     
  25. TheBandit1

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    I think I paid $40 for a bottle of Fou at Monks in Philly. Really can't complain, though. I know I spent $36 for Fruet at a bottle shop. Also in Philly. Very good. Not quite worth $36 though.
     
  26. luisc123

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    Where was this?
     
  27. sphyrn

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    120 euro for LH12 at Moeder Lambic, Brussels, the night of Zwanze 11. Kind of a waste though, I drank all of the bottled zwanze at cantillon during the day and the open brewing session.
     
  28. fujindemon74

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    The Bruery Fruet for $35.
    Let me know where I can do that again and I would in a heartbeat.
     
  29. markgugs

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    a Westy 12 for $27. would never do it again
     
  30. GeckoPunk

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    PBR @ $4.00/6pk or $0.66/can or $0.055/oz.
    Would I buy it again? Probably not as $3.52/growler breaks the bank for me. ;)

    I had http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/10099/89024 Rhizing Bines for $14/bomber 2 weeks ago. Personally, I don't think I'd buy anything >$15. I've really been meaning to buy Founders Bolt Cutter for $20, but I couldn't bring myself to do it... Slightly regretted that decision.
     
  31. griffeyb

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    $39 for Lou Pepe Kriek
     
  32. mtalley999

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    FW 16 for $25.99 this week.
     
  33. Nectar

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    $18 for a Brewdog Tokyo. Realized about an hour later it was most likely to be a colossal waste of money at this point. We will see
     
  34. Greywulfken

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    Fruet and Cuir - around $36 for the Fruet - the Cuir was either the same or close behind
     
  35. Barronofbeers

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    FW XIV (bought this year) for 35, worth it.
     
  36. GodlessWatermelon

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    I cannot fathom spending $100+ on a beer.
     
  37. millerbuffoon

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    got ass-raped into buying a St. Lamvinus for $45...at a bottle shop.
     
  38. rainydays2020

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    $40 for brouwerij bosteels DeuS
     
  39. Boilerfood

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    In an obnoxious amount of stores in the Indianapolis area.
     
  40. HumphreyLee

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    I just spent it yesterday actually. I paid $25 for a bottle of Eclipse, since I've always wanted to try it and it really doesn't make its way out here. That's probably the most I'll ever pay for a bottle too. Love the hobby but not that much.
     
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