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Most Expensive Beer You've Bought

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

  1. WassailWilly

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    85 dollars for a PiaPT
     
  2. VikingsFan1215

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    $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

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    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...
     
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    your own secret wee party, i like that
     
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    Tie: Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock and Blueberry Eisbock
    $30 for 12.7oz.
     
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  7. JamesShoemaker

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

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

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

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    I wish. Orkney Dark Island Reserve
     
  11. Nectar

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

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    $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

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    $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.
     
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  18. Stugotzo

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

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

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

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

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    $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

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    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. Catchy_Name

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    I've spent $30 on so many different bottles that its almost become the norm to do that. This years CFH was $5 more than last year and it didn't even occur to me to care about the difference. So much so I almost didn't even realize it until I got home that they went up in price.

    But IIRC, the most expensive single bottle I've purchased was a 2011 Eclipse Elijah Craig 18 at this past years Eclipse release for $35.
     
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    $50 BBA Vanilla Bean Dark Lord.

    Yes, would buy again.
     
  26. Philly82785

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    Sam Adams Utopia's $200
    Case of Pumking $117
    Lambik (3 Year Old Unblended) $38
     
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    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.
     
  28. Smitty1988

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

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

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    Pumking is worth every penny.
     
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  31. dagmer

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    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.
     
  32. CaptainRaisin

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    Cantillon's. Worth every fkn penny though.
     
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    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.
     
  34. Bildo

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

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    Wait, what?
     
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  36. jmgrub

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

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    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
     
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  38. shredder83

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

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

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    The beer wasn't that expensive, really. It was the $35 glasses (2 of them) that made the price so high!
     
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