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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. rowingbrewer

    rowingbrewer Champion (849) May 28, 2010 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    $170 for a 6L of At Bernadus 12
    DerekMorgan likes this.
  2. pghlee

    pghlee Initiate (159) Feb 24, 2006 Georgia

    Sixtel of Barrel aged Old Rasputin - 350.00
    30L of Harviestoun Ola Dubh 40yr - 500.00

    Cheapest case ever - Fort Pitt light 3.99 per 24 can case
  3. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    These come out to over $40 a piece


    9L Allagash was up there as well...
  4. Moose21

    Moose21 Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 New York
    Beer Trader

    wow i feel real guilty for what i've spent over the last few years
    most recently
    $40 for 4 pack of heady topper
    $29 for 4 of mad elf
    $6.99 routinely for rochefort 8 (one ofmy fav)
    $17 dogfish namaste
  5. TooToasty

    TooToasty Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2013 Illinois

    $38 for a Fou' Foune at a bar. I drank the entire bottle to myself (I was around my non-beer loving friends) and loved every last sip of it.
  6. nolabrew

    nolabrew Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2010 Louisiana

    I paid $50 for a bottle of Dark Lord. It was an auction for charity and I would have donated anyways, so I just look at it like I got a free bottle of Dark Lord. Therefore it's the most expensive AND cheapest bottle of beer I've ever bought.
  7. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,174) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
    Supporter Subscriber

    I'm a lightweight...most expensive is a handful of $17.99 bombers of different brews. I don't really keep track other than not overspending the budget whether it's one bottle or five!
  8. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,822) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    $55 for a CBS
  9. Hanserelli

    Hanserelli Aspirant (200) Feb 25, 2013 Washington
    Beer Trader

    I paid around $175 for a bottle of Utopias but it was a gift for a friend (birth of his first child).

    Hoping he repays the favor by letting me try some when he opens it :slight_smile:
  10. fullmetal1381

    fullmetal1381 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2011 Florida

    Approx $23 for BCBCS. Some of the best money I've ever spent.
    Cee-Poe likes this.
  11. JAXSON

    JAXSON Savant (912) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    $400 for Sam Adams Millennium split with two friends. That's a freakin steal, actually.
    jbuddle, OneBeertoRTA and Cee-Poe like this.
  12. SouthTexasBeerGuy

    SouthTexasBeerGuy Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2013

    $20 for a bottle of Barrel-aged Decadence Porter from Alesmith. Waited in line for almost 6 hours for that one.
  13. weonfire

    weonfire Zealot (537) Sep 4, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    If you told me you went and bought a $9 gallon of milk, came home, tasted it and honestly proclaimed it was the best god damn glass of milk you have ever tasted. Honestly.....i'd be intrigued.
    Deltoro, Gyle41386, jgluck and 2 others like this.
  14. Resuin

    Resuin Meyvn (1,284) Jun 18, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    If you went to lettuce advocate, I bet this very discussion would occur (comparing how much people spent on their lettuce). Same thing goes with cars, wines, other hobbies, etc. Here at beer advocate, people tend to focus on beer.
    Deltoro, jgluck and cardern like this.
  15. jbravato

    jbravato Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2010 Pennsylvania

    $115 for a bottle of CBS, back when you could still get stuff on EBAY. Yeah I know, I am nuts but I wanted a guaranteed bottle to have at my wedding.
  16. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Meyvn (1,233) Sep 22, 2012 Louisiana
    Beer Trader

    $300 for utopias off of ebay. (It stung...)
    $140 for my Westy 12 brick (somehow prices get jacked up in Louisiana)
  17. willbm3

    willbm3 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2010 Massachusetts

    When I was just getting into craft beer I paid $75 for a Longhammer IPA
  18. RandyBoBandy

    RandyBoBandy Aspirant (267) Jan 4, 2012 Florida

    Just scooped up this bad boy for the cellar. 20 bucks for a 500ml is the most I have ever paid but I'm sure this one is worth the quid.
  19. MarriedAtGI

    MarriedAtGI Initiate (111) Feb 26, 2013 Illinois

    $35 for Fifty Fifty Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 yr. Never had it before, can't wait to try it.
  20. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (889) Jan 17, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    30 for one bottle of westy and same for kbs. I'd pay 20 and 10 after having them once off eBay.
  21. Irishize75

    Irishize75 Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2012 California

    Just bought a Fruet online for $32 without shipping or anything. Other than that, $30 each for a KBE and KRE, and $26 for an Abraxas.
  22. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Meyvn (1,233) Sep 22, 2012 Louisiana
    Beer Trader

    ISO: This^^^^^^^^^

    Straight pornography...
    ufmj likes this.
  23. korguy123

    korguy123 Initiate (0) May 17, 2008 Ontario (Canada)

  24. lackenhauser

    lackenhauser Poo-Bah (2,253) Dec 10, 2002 Maryland
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    $180 for Sam Utopias the past 2 releases. Have done the Deus for $30 as well.
    Cee-Poe likes this.
  25. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Disciple (392) Mar 26, 2011 California

    The first one.
    dianimal and johnyb like this.
  26. AndyAvalanche

    AndyAvalanche Savant (994) Jun 16, 2008 Massachusetts

    <----- Sam Adams Utopias... $150ish

    Would consider paying that much for the Ken Schmit/Maui/Stone Barrel Aged Coconut Macadamia nut porter though
  27. TopherKeith

    TopherKeith Initiate (63) Mar 4, 2013 California
    Beer Trader

    $80 for a Partridge in a Pear Tree and another $80 for a Barrel Aged 2 Turtle Doves
    Reggae4203 likes this.
  28. madnismo

    madnismo Disciple (315) Jan 30, 2011 Florida
    Beer Trader

    I can get some for $27 a btl wanna trade?
  29. Hefewiseman

    Hefewiseman Disciple (397) Sep 6, 2011 Florida
    Beer Trader

    $150 for a brick of Westy 12 :grimacing:
  30. skatz805

    skatz805 Initiate (0) Feb 18, 2013 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    $190 for a bottle of 2011 Utopias
  31. SaisonRichBiere

    SaisonRichBiere Champion (883) Mar 23, 2011 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    $35 for kuhnhenn raspberry eisbock at the brewery release a few weeks back
  32. Trilogy31

    Trilogy31 Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2011 California

    Ashamed to admit it also $100 all told for a pointless bottle of ISO:FT. My first and last time doing it.
  33. BostonHops

    BostonHops Champion (848) Sep 21, 2011 Massachusetts

    not bad, around here it's going for $25-26. had mine last weekend... tough to reconcile the coin but it is really fantastic. (funny how regular old rasputin is always considered to be such a value.)
    Brew42 likes this.
  34. TheFunGuy

    TheFunGuy Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2011 Virginia

    Sierra Nevadas on the rooftop bar at the W hotel in DC (the POV, it overlooks the White House).

    I would do it again, one or two for the view with out of town guests.
  35. drocpsu

    drocpsu Initiate (195) Dec 25, 2006 New Hampshire

    Haha this is a joke, right?
  36. cyclonece09

    cyclonece09 Meyvn (1,143) Aug 5, 2008 Maryland

    Most was a 6 pack of Hopslam for $25 (including tax).
    Most on one bottle was DFH 75 Minute was $14 and change with tax.
  37. ForkAndSpoonOp

    ForkAndSpoonOp Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Most I can remember is $32 for a bomber of Curmudgeon's Better Half from a bar. Worth it.
  38. Gyle41386

    Gyle41386 Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2008 South Carolina

    $50 for a Unibroue Maudite 15th anniversary magnum
  39. atomic

    atomic Disciple (328) Sep 22, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    of rare?
  40. jcreegan

    jcreegan Disciple (301) Aug 12, 2010 Florida
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    $75 for a 2012 BCBVS- worth every dollar. Definitely kept the bottle for that price tag.
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