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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. ChugginOil

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    $50 for Bourbon Barrel Vanilla Bean Dark Lord. Worth every penny
     
  2. ramnuts

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    at a HOTD dock sale several years ago, at the old location....raffle tickets were handed out and 4 were selected for the opportunity to purchase a bottle for that amount. I won one.
     
  3. rhartogsq

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    These guys paid $155 for two 12oz bottles of Brewmeisters Armageddon. It doesn't sound worth it.
     
  4. ScottUCF84

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    Westvleteren sixer for $85. Split with a buddy as his xmas gift. Worth it? Not sure yet. Drank one and honestly thought it was more boozy tasting than other quads, going to let the others sit.

    Infinium for $20ish... although I never drank it. I began to hear the similarities to champagne and decided to give it away in a company 'white elephant' gift exchange. People went nuts over it.
     
  5. jderosia603

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    $30 for 50/50 Eclipse Elijah Craig 12-Year. Have yet to try it.
     
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    50$ for 4 oz of 100% 1983 Dirty Horse
     
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  7. CLCardinal84

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    It's really good. Not sure if its worth $30, but it's darn good.

    Myself I've paid $50 for a Murda'd Out Stout and $40 for a Stille Nacht Reserva 2010
     
  8. hopsputin

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    $33 for Fruet. Dent I'm the wallet, but so good
     
  9. PABSTMASTER

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    $300 for a Utopias basket that contained the beer and two glasses.
     
  10. BearsOnAcid

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    Surprised to see there arent more ebay buyers on here saying they spent $150 or something for a shelf whale.
     
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  11. DruRho

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    Probably because no one wants to find out they paid 3 times the shelf price for something. A lot of us have been in that boat before...
     
  12. Denoas

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    Yeah... still think about it every know & then. Still haven't found another..


    This happens when you find about a highly coveted beer until after it's been released. But it was definitely worth it for me.
     
  13. Ciocanelu

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    25 Euros for Firestone 14 Anniversary Ale. Haven't opened it yet.
     
  14. 4DAloveofSTOUT

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    You sir are my beer hero!
     
  15. BJasny

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    Rogue XS 2011 Imperial Stout- ~$17

    Jester King Uberkind- ~$15
     
  16. smogfood

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    $20 for Founders Bolt Cutter.
    My best deal ever was 6 packs of Rush River Winter Warmer for $2.49 (an obvious screw up).
     
  17. Derranged

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    $91 for the brick-pack Westy.
     
  18. amp138

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    Bottle on the shelf: Bolt Cutter & Black Ops tie

    Bottle from a restaurant: $40 on Cantillon Lou Pepe Gueze

    Draft pour: $8 for a 10oz pour of KBS. ugh.
     
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    maybe £8 for a bottle.

    I'd guess I'd probably pay up to £15 for a 750ml bottle as that's about as much as I'd pay for a bottle of wine to take home.
     
  20. RoninTK3

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    I think $15 for a Smutty Rye IPA was the most I've spent on a single bottle.
     
  21. JohnDMartin

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    $12 DFH 120min
     
  22. FunkyMacGroovin

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    ~$125 for a bottle of this year's Utopias.
     
  23. mathieu87

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    - 100 euro (130 dollar) for the struise five squared
    - 45 euro for the struise double black
    - 45 euro for the struise special k
    - 34 euro for chimay grande réserve 3L bottle
    - and next week 95 euro for the j&j blauw

    - at bishop arms in malmö for about 50 euro for the narke kaggen stormaksporter and 30 for the stormaksporter
    - at DHVL 35 euro for the rodenbach alexander
     
  24. devlishdamsel

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    Those are huge pours for how strong that stuff is. The idea of a beer that is more potent than most liquors scares me!
     
  25. AlaskanYoung

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    Just bought sink the bismark for $110 and tactical nuclear penguin for $100
     
  26. Johnnyramirez

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    $30 for 50/50 eclipse EC 18 yr for a trade.

    For personal consumption, ~$25 for FW XVI
     
  27. maximumu13

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    35 for BA FFF stuff, I will do it again in a heartbeat
     
  28. FEUO

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    $17 for a non-bomber of Older Viscosity. :)
    Very suitable birthday beer. :p
     
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  29. TastyIsBeer

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    Another vote for $45 for BCS Rare - I wish I had bought more than one bottle, and I'd buy it again at a higher price (though not at Ebay prices these days). I also contributed to a Utopia for a friend's 30th birthday many moons ago, and that bottle was probably >$150 because you could only get it on Ebay at the time we were buying...
     
  30. Barrelsnbeer

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    $72 for a twelve pack of Trappist Rochefort 10, beer's cheap. It takes me no time at all to find wines worth more than my car. im just glad i can afford to buy really amazing beer.
     
  31. KISSFR33K

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    i dont know it was new and it was per bottle
     
  32. Kendo

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    $30 for FiftyFifty Eclipse Elijah Craig 12. It was good. Thirty dollars good? Different question. . . .
     
  33. Jimmys

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    $30 for a 50/50 Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 yr.
    $27 for a 2005 Baladin Nora Sour
    $24 for a HF BA Naked Evil
     
  34. t4haughton

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    I was out of town during the BCS Black Friday release and couldn't find a bottle of the Cherry Rye anywhere in the city. When I saw it at my local bar (Poor Phil's) I called up a few friends to share it with me. Worth the $36 to try it, and it was as good as anything I've had. I think New Holland's Dragon's Milk is the best $4$ value in the arena though.
     
  35. ao125

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    I paid $70 today including tax.
     
  36. mightyatom

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    After shipping it was around $75 for a 750 Armand'4 Oude Geuze Lente. It was to toast my son being born and it still is one of the better geuze's I've had. That being said, I bought 2 of them (2nd one due in April) and won't be buying any more...
     
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    Eighteen something for a four pack of Breckenridge 471.
    Why? I'd tried everything else that looked good.
     
  38. MightyMan

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    $10 - 12 oz KBS - Yep, plan to do it again
    $10 - 12 oz 120 Min - Yep, will and have
    $9 - 12 oz Rumpkin - look forward to it again next halloween
    $25 - Bolt Cutter - it was damn good! but it may be hard to pay this again
    $25 - Black Betty - very nice, but definitely won't buy again at this price
     
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    $26 - Chimay Cent Ciquante
     
  40. jdhugeloser

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    So far $38 for a Melange 3, there are definitely others that I'd gladly pay more for if I could find them in CA.
     
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