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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    85 dollars for a PiaPT
  2. VikingsFan1215

    VikingsFan1215 Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2013 Minnesota

    $35 for a bottle of Surly SYX. It was my first big purchase. Now I have no problem paying that kind of money on a single bottle.
  3. hypr2013

    hypr2013 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2013 Ontario (Canada)

    It really is hard to say, I think probably $14 for a bottle of Samichlaus in Michigan, somehow I am finding Michigan is getting expensive for alcohol, and I am from Ontario...
  4. joel66

    joel66 Initiate (0) Sep 1, 2012 New York
    Beer Trader

  5. Chelsea1905

    Chelsea1905 Devotee (452) Sep 3, 2008 Washington
    Beer Trader

    your own secret wee party, i like that
    TooToasty likes this.
  6. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    Tie: Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock and Blueberry Eisbock
    $30 for 12.7oz.
    szmnnl99 likes this.
  7. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Want to trade for one of those bad boys?
  8. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    I'm an avid trader but I like these. Why trade what I love? I've passed all offers so far.
  9. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2012 New York

    $30 - 22 oz. Bourbon County Cherry Rye
    $12.95 - 12 oz. DFH 120 (4x)
  10. madnismo

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

    I wish. Orkney Dark Island Reserve
  11. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    BCBCS on tap at Pony Bar in NYC about 2 1/2 hours away.

    Gas, tolls, parking, and the beer. Man that was an expensive pour
  12. Hopsiam14

    Hopsiam14 Devotee (456) Jan 23, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Paid $49 and $35 for a couple Lost Abbey beers at Monk's Cafe last Feb. Definitely over priced, but still very delicious!
  13. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2012 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I don't blame you. I also don't have any of your Wants, but a guy can dream, right? I'm never in Michigan at the right time.
  14. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (646) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

    18$ for 2oz pour of 10th anniversary Utopias at a bar. Same bar had 08' Lou Pepe Kriek on draft for 8$ for a 6oz draft. Got that too of course.
  15. T-Leb

    T-Leb Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2013 Missouri
    Beer Trader

    $24-26 per bottle, can't remember exactly. BA Abraxas, BA Sump by Perennial Artisan Ales St Louis, MO.
  16. CAbeerCAbeerCA

    CAbeerCAbeerCA Aspirant (205) Mar 3, 2011 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    $70 for a bottle of Bruery's The Wanderer. Worth it to buy bread, pb, and j instead of eating out that day on vacation.
  17. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Aspirant (220) Mar 3, 2013 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    $99.99 for a BrewDog Sink the Bismarck. Would absolutely not do it again but also do not regret it in any way. I wanted to be able to say I've had it and now I can.
    tommyguz likes this.
  18. Stugotzo

    Stugotzo Initiate (0) Jun 13, 2012 Florida

    The one I bought my ex-wife in a bar about 15 years ago. Divorce cost me over $20K. :astonished:
  19. GopherPharmer

    GopherPharmer Disciple (342) Feb 19, 2013 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    Can't remember the exact cost, but definitely the most expensive has been Utopias 10th anniversary....worth every penny in my book.
  20. manjanai

    manjanai Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2008 California
    Beer Trader

    $360+ for a case of 50/50 EC 12
  21. FrankHammer

    FrankHammer Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    $32 a piece on three 375mL Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock's. And another $32 on a Blueberry. Don't tell my wife...
  22. Gotti311

    Gotti311 Crusader (771) Mar 22, 2009 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    $50 for FFF Murda'd Out Stout was painful. Still havent drank it, actually more interested in trading.

    I purchased Utopias for a buddy in Chicago, I was glad to recoup that $250
  23. Padraig

    Padraig Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 United Kingdom (England)
    Beer Trader

    These are bar prices-

    BCS Vanilla-£18/$29. This was late last year so it was probably a bit of a bargain. In fact I bought two.
    Jolly Pumpkin Baudelaire- £20/$30. No way worth it but it was my birthday.

    Not into cellaring/collecting stuff so don't really get into paying over the odds.
  24. kodt

    kodt Zealot (507) Mar 6, 2013 Illinois

    $50 BBA Vanilla Bean Dark Lord.

    Yes, would buy again.
  25. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Aspirant (235) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    Sam Adams Utopia's $200
    Case of Pumking $117
    Lambik (3 Year Old Unblended) $38
    bluewolf17 likes this.
  26. Ericness

    Ericness Initiate (184) Nov 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    Probably one of the Hoppin' Frog BA Stouts at $20-25. A lot of their stuff is (comparably) crazy expensive in my area and the only thing stopping me from drinking their beers a lot more.
  27. Smitty1988

    Smitty1988 Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2012 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    Westy 12 6'er $ 86.00
    16 Oz PBR can 89 Cents on sale
    I enjoyed both, one for taste, the other for value
  28. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Aspirant (220) Mar 3, 2013 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    I would do anything for a bottle...
  29. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Aspirant (220) Mar 3, 2013 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Pumking is worth every penny.
    grandmachine and Philly82785 like this.
  30. dagmer

    dagmer Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Illinois

    I paid about 45 for a 3 Floyds Baller Stout. I had buyers remorse immediately but then i got home and sipped it for the next hour and a half and was happy with my purchase. Im afraid I'd do it again if i found another one at that price.
  31. CaptainRaisin

    CaptainRaisin Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2011 Ohio

    Cantillon's. Worth every fkn penny though.
  32. bigedct

    bigedct Initiate (0) Jun 23, 2011 Connecticut

    Westy brick, $86.
    BCBCRS, $25.99. (Then found it for 16.99 and 19.99)
    BCBS, $24.99 4 pack.

    I'm sue there are more, too early.
  33. Bildo

    Bildo Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2013 Minnesota

    $34 - 22 oz. Bourbon County Cherry Rye restruant price but worth it
    TwelveOunces likes this.
  34. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (646) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

    Wait, what?
    kemoarps, KhakCane and Roguer like this.
  35. jmgrub

    jmgrub Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2010 California

    50 for a Cable Car Kriek on-site at Toronado SD.
  36. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    i paid about 25 euro for a 750ml bottle of gouden carolus cuvee de kaizer blau at a bar in brussels

    to take home, it was 15 euro for a westy 12
    logan0203 likes this.
  37. shredder83

    shredder83 Devotee (423) Feb 21, 2013 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    A paltry $23 for 2012 cherry rye...haven't tried it yet. Pales in comparison to what some of you BA's have spent.
  38. ncstateplaya

    ncstateplaya Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2008 North Carolina

    $85 for a Westy 12 gift pack!
  39. Stugotzo

    Stugotzo Initiate (0) Jun 13, 2012 Florida

    The beer wasn't that expensive, really. It was the $35 glasses (2 of them) that made the price so high!
    Boilerfood and ncstateplaya like this.
  40. BeardOfZeus

    BeardOfZeus Initiate (0) Nov 17, 2008 Massachusetts

    $200 for Utopias 2011 and 2009, $55 for some Birra Baladin stuff that was on the shelf way too long
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