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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. Davl22

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    $58 for a bottle of Cantillon St. Lamvinus at my favorite bar....worth every penny
     
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  2. Utley12

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    I think I paid $20 for a 2010 Oaked Kate from Portsmouth. I'm headed back up in a few weeks. I'd buy another dozen without batting an eye.
     
  3. DonSaleen747

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    Just spent about $180 on a 2010 3 Fonteinen Armand’4 Oude Geuze Lente... time will tell if it was worth the purchase
     
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    Around 20 for both Double DBA and Smoking Wood. Both were completely worth it. On the other hand, I've bought cheaper beers for 8-12 bucks that were completely not worth it (Rugbrood and Old Embalmer both ring a bell).
     
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    I was thinkin about picking up a bottle of the Bruery Bois for 30 bucks. I'm thinking it'll be worth it?
     
  6. rudzud

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    $100 for Tactical Nuclear Penguin. $160 for Utopiah, but I flipped that for $280 though.
     
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    $75 for a King Henry. Worth every penny
     
  8. kwakwhore

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    $31 for one of the champagne style Belgian ales. I think it was Deus.
     
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  9. eifster82

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    $50 for a bomber of Coffee variant Dark Lord.
     
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  10. ironchefmiyagi13

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    CBS 2011 bottle shelf turd for $50 purchased yesterday.
     
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  11. VanBeer

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    Spent $19 each for two pints of La Fin Du Monde at some cheesy beer bar in the New Orleans French Quarter. As she was pouring the beer I was looking at my money and wondering if $20 would get me 2 pints and a tip. But alas, it was $38 for the two beers. So she got two bucks. It was all very convenient. Not complaining, just a little bewildered. But its hard to be a hater when you're walking down Bourbon Street with a fine beer in your hand and a lovely lady on your arm.

    Cheers!
     
  12. bluewolf17

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    What? How?
     
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  13. rjniles

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    Contrary to most here, expensive/rare beers are not my thing. I paid $72 for a case of
    He'Brew Lenny's RIPA ($3 per bottle). I was into rye IPA's at the time, now not so much.

    I find plenty of beers I can enjoy for less than $15 per 6er, often less than $10
     
  14. ironchefmiyagi13

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    The joys of living in the south. The bottle shop said they had kept it in their beer fridge since they bought and only recently decided to sell it. Said it had been on the shelf for 2 days before I spotted it, and yes, $49.99 sticker.
     
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  15. Enochase04

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    $135 on a 3L prairie Elizabeth
     
  16. darktronica

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    $50 for a 500ml Xyauyu Barrel was probably the most expensive per ounce. Also got the Westy 12 brick for $85. I've done $40-ish for a few other rare bottles in the past, like a Blackberry Albert.
     
  17. DukeCola

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    Was at a bar in Naples. Italy and bought a bar girl a beer. THAT was the most expensive.... Wouldn't you know it, it was the only $300 beer on the menu. :)
     
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  18. Oldladyfingers

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    Stewart's Mountain Brew ICE... I usually buy the regular, but I needed the extra KICK.
     
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    I buy 750 ML of La Fin Du Monde at my local Kroger for $5.99. HOLY S*** paying $19/pint + tip! It's a damn good beer though! Cheers

    I regularly pay $26.75 for Upland Sours and I just paid $25 to get a bottle of Westy 12
     
  20. musicman7070

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    Not really a bottle purchase per se, but at One Mile House yesterday in NYC, I got a five ounce pour of Drie Fonteinen Framboos (2014) from a bottle for $15. Expensive as hell? Absolutely. Worth the price? Absolutely. Would I pay for it again? Absolutely not. lol
     
  21. ddedhed

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    Paid $48 for a bottle of Fou Foune at a bar in St. Louis not too long ago. I was alone, so I ended up sharing half of it with the bartenders.
     
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    ~$18 for a barrel aged big foot. i limited myself to $20 for a single beer
     
  23. nc41

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    $50 for two 2008 Bcbs. Sent them to ba friends in trades.
     
  24. Jow

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    At this point the 3 fonteinen Framboos Hommage 2015. Bought it for 50€ at a local Brewery.
     
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    $20 for a 2015 Darkness, and that's stretching the boundaries for me.
     
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    I spent $200 for a Utopias (PBR drinking wife's eyebrow goes up).
     
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  27. ryand14

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    $200 on Utopias
     
  28. ChrisMyhre

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    Ditto, only it's Miller Lite for her.

    $79 BCBS Rare comes in 2nd, $20 for a pony bottle of Red Horizon trailing 3rd. (3rd should really be a ten year old bomber of Weyerbacher Decadence 10th Anniversary from a beer shop's cellar that the cashier accidentally charged $8 for instead of $80, which I didn't notice until I was already out of town. Still feel really crummy about that.)
     
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  30. Sturgeon83

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    $62 for Rare this year.
     
  31. akolb

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    $18 for La Folie.

    I'm cheap, I know.
     
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  32. JratBones

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    $35 Biere De Norma Hill Farmstead. Would spend that everyday for that beer.
     
  33. Angerhaus

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    I was given a $30 bottle of Trignac for Christmas. Does that count?
     
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  34. Blinkyoureyes

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    I have bought roughly 20 bottles of yazoo's embrace the funk line at $20-25 each over the past couple years
     
  35. kkdowning

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    40 or 50 euro for a bottle of Cantillon's Pinot D'Aunis at Moeder Lambic. I'd typically scoff at doing such a thing, but justified it in that "once in a lifetime" kind of way.
     
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    Barrel aged yeti for $28.50
     
  37. Sintech

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    $100 for 2x 22oz Mornin' Delight bottles...BEST PURCHASE EVER!
     
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  38. plutoniumpete

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    I love that beer but yea its too much for more than once a year for me.
     
  39. SquirrelsBrews

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    $45.99 on a 2015 Hommage.. Still sits on the shelf as we type.
     
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  40. earljones199

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    Where is this sitting on shelves?
     
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