Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. GregoryMo

    GregoryMo Aspirant (263) Aug 19, 2012 Washington
    Beer Trader

    $40 for Toronado 25th Anniversary at Toronado only to find out RRBC had it for $25 :(
     
  2. beer_soup

    beer_soup Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2012 California

    ~$15 for Sucaba, The Abyss & Black Butte XXIV.

    Also Paid $16 for a 16 oz. pour of Old Rasputin XV.

    Passed on a bottle of Old Rasputin XV for $22, tho. As well as Eclipse for $28.

    My cutoff has been $20 up to this point.
     
  3. danieelol

    danieelol Savant (946) Jun 15, 2010 Australia

    About $48 for a bottle of Orkney Dark Island Reserve
     
  4. Roguer

    Roguer Poo-Bah (2,516) Mar 25, 2013 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    $12 or $13 for Chimay and Westmalle. Some friends and I have been discussing going in on a bottle of Utopia together, to defray the cost. So, nothing too expensive.
     
  5. nc41

    nc41 Meyvn (1,372) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    30 bucks each for an Eclipse Cognac barrel, and and EC 20 year old.
     
  6. seplo

    seplo Disciple (376) Sep 8, 2009 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    Tart of Darkness for $25.....CHEERS
     
  7. Bonko_the_sane

    Bonko_the_sane Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2012 North Carolina

    $150 (with shipping) for a Sink the Bismarck.
     
  8. BeerBuyerBill

    BeerBuyerBill Initiate (170) Jul 23, 2012 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    $150 for Sam Adams Millenium back in '99. Still haven't opened it.
     
  9. pghlee

    pghlee Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2006 Georgia

    Sixtel of barrel aged old Rasputin for 350.00 Wholesale.
    Ola Dubh 40yr was about 450.00 for a 30L Wholesale.
    Single bottles of Brewdog sink the bismark over 100
     
  10. reverbking

    reverbking Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2007 California

    I paid $60 for The Wanderer at City Beer Store, worth it!
     
  11. fernz18

    fernz18 Initiate (172) Feb 6, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    $35.00 for the latter Toronado Anniversary
     
  12. belvedere86

    belvedere86 Initiate (164) Apr 1, 2013 Belgium
    Beer Trader

    so far 17euro for De Struise Tsjeeses Reserva (750) .
     
  13. Parrotshake

    Parrotshake Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2008 Australia

    Tokyo or Tokyo*? The former was excellent, I would love to try it now.
     
  14. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    Tokyo*

    I hear its a huge sweet syrupy mess but only one way to find out I guess...
     
  15. Parrotshake

    Parrotshake Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2008 Australia

    I wasn't too fond of it for those reasons. Maybe it's settled down a bit with age. The first batch was on point.
     
  16. Hefewiseman

    Hefewiseman Disciple (396) Sep 6, 2011 Florida
    Beer Trader

    Since I'm pretty new to the trading forums, I've never the postings directly after DL Day.. would you say it's much more likely to score some of the BA DL variants (particularly Vanilla Bean) right after DL Day?
     
  17. Eighty

    Eighty Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2013 Washington

    $20 for The 1st Nail (The Pine Box anniversary beer brewed by Fremont). Was a cinnamon-bomb, kinda tasted like apple pie. Looking forward to seeing how my second bottle mellows over time.
     
  18. shamrock1343

    shamrock1343 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2010 New Jersey

    25 for bombers.
     
  19. nbanyard87

    nbanyard87 Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2011 California

    $160 for Utopias - worth it at least once - probably wouldn't buy again.
     
  20. djsmith1174

    djsmith1174 Disciple (343) Aug 21, 2005 Minnesota

    I honestly cannot remember, so it must not have been that much. I'm pretty certain that I have yet to exceed $20 for a bomber or 750. It may even be yet to exceed $15. But if the beer struck me right, I might spring for it.
     
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  21. Westsidebuddha

    Westsidebuddha Initiate (100) Mar 26, 2009 California

    $85.00 for a 3 liter bottle of Stone 10th Anniversary. Also a bomber of Russian River Congregation for $23.00.
     
  22. SteelersX

    SteelersX Disciple (369) Jan 30, 2011 New York
    Beer Trader

    Just paid $7.50 for a 16 oz Imperial Stout Trooper
    Just stupid
    $32 a six pack equiv.

    Good beer but never again
     
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  23. douginromeo

    douginromeo Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Price gouged on KBS - $50 for a 4 pack. Gotta have it; whatcha gonna do?
     
  24. Jeffreysan

    Jeffreysan Initiate (0) Apr 12, 2013 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    $40 for a 750 ml of Brooklyn's Black Ops. $36 each for 22 oz bottles of DuClaw Retribution with Cocoa and Retribution with Vanilla. Not at the same trip to the beer store, though, that would just be madness!
     
  25. Ispeakforthetrees

    Ispeakforthetrees Aspirant (232) Apr 2, 2012 Colorado

    Gotta always remember that's what a BMC costs a sporting event.
    That's my personal justification.
     
  26. BlowstotheBody

    BlowstotheBody Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2012 Florida

    $180 for a 2011 Utopias. Still haven't opened it.
     
  27. douginromeo

    douginromeo Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Wow! Only paid $25 in MI!
     
  28. Hoppsbabo

    Hoppsbabo Crusader (788) Jan 29, 2012 United Kingdom (England)

    I paid £9 (roughly $14) for a small bottle of Chimay Blue from the only store in Korea with a selection of Trappist ales.
     
  29. Budinetz

    Budinetz Defender (637) Dec 29, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Even if he meant $7.50 he paid too much...
     
  30. Budinetz

    Budinetz Defender (637) Dec 29, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Paid $230 for a case of Brooklyn Black Ops
     
  31. pdoran10

    pdoran10 Disciple (328) Jun 30, 2009 Minnesota

    $50 for Cognac Darklord.
     
  32. JasonLovesBeer

    JasonLovesBeer Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2013 British Columbia (Canada)

    Jeez I am still stingy I guess, $19.50 per bomber of 2012 Dissident was probably the most for me. Though I'm in the $12 - 15 range all the time.
     
  33. DanK4

    DanK4 Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2012 Maine

    Not too bad- shelf price of the XV out here is 18.99, so by Maine standards you got a steal.
     
  34. socon67

    socon67 Poo-Bah (1,565) Jun 18, 2010 New York

    $30 for Hunaphu
     
  35. MagnusThunnus

    MagnusThunnus Initiate (0) Mar 26, 2013 North Carolina

    Some of these prices are unbelievable. $70-200 for a bottle of beer, wow! I hardy pay that for a bottle of scotch and a bottle usually last over a year.
     
  36. gmendez1122

    gmendez1122 Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 Illinois

    Bourbon county Rare & CBS together for.... geeeez its hard to say
     
  37. nrs207

    nrs207 Defender (687) Sep 8, 2011 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    $30 for a Schaerbeekse Kriek. Gotta love discounted prices.
     
  38. Sparty2014

    Sparty2014 Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2013 Michigan

    $20 for a 4 pack of KBS, just yesterday.

    I would have purchased more if they had allowed it.
     
  39. pgetchell

    pgetchell Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Westy $130 for 6 12oz's
     
  40. RickS95

    RickS95 Poo-Bah (1,604) Mar 19, 2004 Indiana
    Subscriber

    Utopias a couple years ago. $190.
     
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