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

  1. sandiego67

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  2. ROBSTARR

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    I've drank two of mine and there pretty awesome. I usually let them sit for about a year though. Just got this years and I'm excited to drink that one on NYE at the end of the year haha
     
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    $25 for Bolt Cutter. But I'd spend more if I felt it was worth it.
     
  4. cubbyswans

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    Retail -
    $150 for Utopias.
    $40 for GI BCBS Rare
    $50 for Bourbon Barrel Aged DL

    Establishment -
    $30 for GI BCBS Cherry Rye - at Hooters :cool:
     
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  5. xnicknj

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    $50 for BA Dark Lord
    ~$55 for 05 LP Framboise at a bar
     
  6. Onenote81

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    $25 for that dang BA Rasputin.

    Also [insert any Hoppin' Frog beer] ;)
     
  7. evilc

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    $80 for CBS

    ebay:

    $180 for W12 Box Set ( euro release long before American )

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    $35 for '08 BCBS
     
  8. sandiego67

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    One of the big, swinging dick traders on BA actually has mine now. I had no use for it.
     
  9. JulianB

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    Bar: $55 for a 2012 Cable Car (split 3 ways).

    Store: $37 for a Stille Nacht Reserva 2010 or $92 for a Westvleteren XII brick (split 2 ways), depending on how you look at it.
     
  10. tdmccarthy

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    $35 for a bomber of FFF/Surly Baller Stout. Someone offered to send me a bottle about a year and a half ago. I took him up on it, having no idea what it cost and didn't think to ask before I agreed. It's still sitting in my beer fridge. Maybe I'll drink it this year. Maybe not.

    I just bought a 750 ml of Perennial's Abraxis for $20 that I'm looking forward to trying. I think I paid that for a bottle of Bolt Cutter too. I was glad I tried it. It was pretty good but wouldn't buy it again if the opportunity came up.
     
  11. BlackElixir

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    Currently, for me it's $15 for a 375ml of Mikkeller Monk's Brew.
     
  12. DogfishJoe

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    $25 BA Yeti and BA Old ruffian
     
  13. mhksuccess

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    Cuir is good but Fruet is awesomer totally worth the couple extra dollars
    just go for it you only live once
     
  14. DogfishJoe

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    I also used to think hoppin frog was overpriced but if u go to the brewery or to somewhere close they are reasonably priced.
     
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    90 euros for Blauw take home price
    70 euros for Crianza take home price

    both from DHVL
     
  16. Ataraxia

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    For a single bottle, $40 SNR '10
    For a 'package', $85 Westvleteren 12 brick
     
  17. Stinger80OH

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    At a store/brewery shop: Baller Stout for $35
    At a restaurant: Cantillon Iris for $46
     
  18. loafinaround

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    $17 for a tiny bottle of mikeller beer geek breakfast weasel edition.
    why weasel poop tastes so good, I'll never know. Tried it, then went back and bought another 5. I admit it. Not my finest beer budget moment by a long shot.
     
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    $80 per pop for
    Fish 2000 BA Poseidon and BA Leviathan
     
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    Paid north of $100 for Vertical Epic 2002 for my brother's birthday present. He was turning 40 and had all but that in his collection. Then I got to participate in a complete vertical Vertical Epic tasting.
     
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    35 for the Baller, still have not opened it.
     
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    $20 for multiple brewery only releases from Cigar City.
     
  23. josephwa

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    Not for a whole bottle, but I paid $9 for 1 oz of Utopias.
     
  24. cubbyswans

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    $80 was not retail for CBS.
     
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  25. jsjames

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    I've bought 4 bottles of Utopias for $175-$200
    1 - 12oz bottle of Armageddon for $65 - wouldn't do that again.
     
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    $25.00 for Fruet from The Bruery. Recently I learned $25 was actually a good price. It was worth it.
     
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    It is what I paid, in a retail store. Cool with you, bro?
     
  28. anteater

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    $16 for a 12oz Lost Abbey Red Poppy, totally worth it
     
  29. mikecharley

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    However much I paid for my Armand'4 Set. I believe it came out to around $55 a bottle. I've had the Zomer in the past, and my god was it worth it. Amazing Beer
     
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  30. DangerDawg

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    $85 for a bottle of Tactical Nuclear Penguin. Hell no would I buy it again.
     
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  31. YogiBeer

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    $50 for murda'd out. So good.
     
  32. BottleCaps80

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    $16 for 50cl bottle of Wet Dream from Evil Twin is probably the most I've spent per fluid oz. Basically a $1/oz.
     
  33. Fresh

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    Great point...
     
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    paid 15 euro once for a 8 year old bottle (330ml) of westy 12 in Amsterdam. I was hurting for westy badly...;)


    the most american I ever paid for any thing made in the USA is an 11 dollar bomber. I cannot atm remember what it was, senior brain fart....I want to say it was something with the number 1 on it...

    I have a bomber price limit now and I usually do not buy american ones, I will buy 750ml from Belgium if its under 10.
     
  36. njhopspop

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    $25 for a 2010 Brooklyn Black Ops and $25 for a 2009 North Coast Old Stock Ale that were sadly the casualty of a garage door left unlocked.
     
  37. 77black_ships

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    Most expensive beer I bought & drank all by myself: Cantillon Jean Chris Nomad – 35 euro

    Most expensive beer I participated in buying: Cantillon LH12 – 180 euro (I paid 20 euro for half a glass LH12 & half a glass of 1 yr old Zwanze 2011)
    Also – 3 Fonteinen Malvasia Rosso 2003 – 50 euro (split by 3) & Rodenbach Alexander 1998 – I think it was 45 euro or something, not sure what my precise cut on that one was.

    Sort of wish I would regret these but I don’t… sours are the dark side of beer geeking. These might be the most expensive in these tread considering euro/dollar conversion.
     
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    Paid $30 for a MOAS last week. Absolutely worth every penny. Been wanting to buy Tactical Nuclear Penguin whenever I see it. The price keeps going up. Last time I saw one for $90. Too much....
     
  39. SeanPaulZ

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    I paid $21.99 for both Bourbon County Coffee and Cherry Rye. I was able to snag the last bottle of each at the time, I guess it pays to be lucky
     
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  40. cubbyswans

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    Not really. Guess they saw you coming, though. If a retail shop marks something up 800%, i wouldn't really consider that a retail price.
     
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