The most you have spent on a single beer and what beer was it?

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  1. Built4Comfort

    Built4Comfort Initiate (70) Aug 2, 2014 Missouri

    $40 on a Firestone Walker 17. Just last weekend shared it with my wife, her sister and sister's husband. When asked if it was worth that much, I just looked at the smiles around the table and said "absolutely ".
     
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  2. Treyliff

    Treyliff Poo-Bah (4,426) Aug 10, 2010 West Virginia
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    The Bruery (insert beer name here).
     
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  3. chefkevlar

    chefkevlar Aspirant (281) Apr 17, 2010 South Carolina

    $80 for a Cantillon Bruscella at Edmunds Oast last year during Brewvival weekend. Split it with a friend and then shared with a few other people at our table which means in reality I got about 4oz of it for $40.
     
  4. Wolvesinthetaproom

    Wolvesinthetaproom Initiate (154) Mar 15, 2015 New Hampshire

    $20, Hill Farmstead Birth of Tragedy and Anchorage's Darkest Hour each cost me that. Once it goes beyond that, i start to question it, but in retrospect I probably would have picked up Hill Farmstead's Biere de Norma now that I have had more of their bottled beers over the year.

    If we count trade goods. I picked up Dark Lord, Hunahpu, and A Deal With the Devil $4$ for what those go for.
     
  5. Arminius757

    Arminius757 Initiate (179) Aug 29, 2014 Connecticut
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    80€ for 4x Westvletren 12 in Paris. Was worth it for the experience. Otherwise, like 55€ for the collection of Braukunstkeller barrel aged Imperial Stouts.
    Also worth it.
     
  6. NickWebster87

    NickWebster87 Initiate (143) Jul 30, 2014 Massachusetts
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    This is where we stay as well, gotta love that employee discount (even tho I don't work there anymore #SolidConnections)
     
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  7. dannyhipps

    dannyhipps Initiate (160) Oct 15, 2009 California

    Stone IPA... I bought a six pack a day every single day of 2001 - 2005 at about $3600 annually plus all the bombers and special releases for about 20 grand... I should own stock.
     
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  8. SHODriver

    SHODriver Poo-Bah (2,422) Aug 13, 2010 North Carolina
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    However much Eclipse Masterpiece costs...
     
  9. rossracing

    rossracing Zealot (554) Mar 30, 2013 Illinois
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    50 on a dark lord variant at dld so worth it
     
  10. njcraftguy

    njcraftguy Zealot (533) Apr 6, 2015 New Jersey

    Guess I'm on the low end. $16 for Founders Blushing Monk - most for a 12 oz $10 for Dogfish head Raison D extra. Draft, $10 for a 8oz pour of Founders CBS. All well worth it - esp the CBS.
     
  11. patrickinlondon

    patrickinlondon Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2015 Illinois

    Update: £55 (~$85) for Drie Fonteinen Armand Herfst (Autumn)
     
  12. Saind

    Saind Initiate (115) Jan 4, 2014 Netherlands

    €17 for a bottle of Cantillon st lam.
     
  13. mnredsoxfan69

    mnredsoxfan69 Disciple (321) Dec 27, 2013 Minnesota

    $28 for Dark Island Reserve. Not worth it. Even less so at the usual $40 price around here.
     
  14. Ming

    Ming Initiate (82) Jul 1, 2012 New York
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    $450- MMM, Which was actually a great deal.
     
  15. mstrcrwly

    mstrcrwly Aspirant (228) Dec 21, 2013 New York
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    BA Speedway is worth it..i traded for another one...Oct '13 that i'm aging
     
  16. Andrew041180

    Andrew041180 Defender (651) Mar 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    Both probably from Allagash. Large bottle around $20. Small bottle around $15. Will continue to occasionally buy large bottles in that range to share. Wouldn't do the single serving for $15 again.
     
  17. VincentFrey

    VincentFrey Aspirant (223) Jul 30, 2011 Maryland

    I bought an assorted case of Pizza Boy sours to surprise some people I traded with. That really tore the wallet apart.

    For a single beer, probably brandy Bois at a bar for like $45. I honestly don't know if this is good or bad within the Bruery's pricing regimen.

    EDIT: Oh, I've been Tactical Nuclear Penguin, Sink the Bismarck, and a 3L Double Bastard as gifts. I think all those go 60+
     
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  18. reefer_bob

    reefer_bob Disciple (308) May 13, 2014 California
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    $70 for a 2013 1L Otto from the Wood at HotD.

    Haven't drank it yet...
     
  19. jlsims04

    jlsims04 Devotee (489) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois
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    37 or 40 for ADWTD. No regrets.
     
  20. SRBush1974

    SRBush1974 Aspirant (279) Apr 18, 2015 New Jersey
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    Black Ops at around $20-25.
     
  21. Donco

    Donco Devotee (470) Aug 12, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Yes, I think mine is the same bottling date. Still haven't cracked either one yet.
     
  22. NateF90

    NateF90 Initiate (0) Jan 6, 2015 Connecticut

    ~$80 for the 3L of Double Bastard while on vacation in San Diego; and then double the cost to ship it and the other goodies I found home. Definitely overpriced for the beer, but it certainly was a baller move breaking that bad boy out on New Year's...
     
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  23. joberlander

    joberlander Disciple (359) May 30, 2014 Massachusetts
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    Old stock cellar reserve for about $ 25. Have yet to try, but a friend said it was one of the best ba beers he's had. hope hes right
     
  24. Chitex78

    Chitex78 Initiate (75) Dec 4, 2013 Illinois

    $60 for Prop in 2013
     
  25. CA-J27

    CA-J27 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2015 California

    $115 marked up bottle of Huna that I don't have access to on the west coast. Cheaper than what I would have to buy to trade for it +shipping.
     
  26. DoctorZombies

    DoctorZombies Poo-Bah (3,583) Feb 1, 2015 Florida
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    For a 12 oz bottle, last week, Prairie's "Bomb!" was $10.95 at a bottle shop.. Can't remember for a bomber or larger size...
     
  27. Beerds

    Beerds Initiate (0) May 13, 2015 Alabama

    Wasn't a huge expense but it was $12 for a bottle of Rogue. Let alone the bacon maple ale....putrid is the only way I can describe it. 2 sips and it met the drain.
     
  28. ItsYourBoyBlue

    ItsYourBoyBlue Zealot (583) Feb 23, 2014 Washington
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    $45 for PNC at Toronado SD.
     
  29. ChrisMyhre

    ChrisMyhre Devotee (416) Sep 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    $30 for 3F Gueuze in a bar on my birthday. Never had a Cascade sour or Eclipse Stout because I'm too cheap.
     
  30. DegenErik

    DegenErik Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2014 Serbia

    Schneider Weisse Tap 6 Unser Aventinus
    3.5 euros.
     
  31. papat444

    papat444 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2006 Canada

    I hope that was the barrel aged version!
     
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  32. cyrushire

    cyrushire Defender (691) May 25, 2012 Florida

    $48 and change for De Cam Oude lambiek
     
  33. JamesStreet

    JamesStreet Savant (994) May 9, 2013 Louisiana

    $47 for a bottle of Framboos. I say that's about where I draw the line, but, yeah right
     
  34. JDoogle

    JDoogle Initiate (153) Oct 23, 2008 Rhode Island

    $28 Firestone 18
     
  35. PatrickCT

    PatrickCT Poo-Bah (2,280) Feb 18, 2015 Connecticut
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    It was a 750ml.
     
  36. BltByKrmn

    BltByKrmn Defender (629) Jan 16, 2013 New York

    Hill Farmstead Birth Of Tragedy, I think they were $25 per bomber?
     
  37. BltByKrmn

    BltByKrmn Defender (629) Jan 16, 2013 New York

    Yikes, I don't even like paying $8 at the store.

    I must admit I have however paid $10 for a 10oz pour on draft. While it's too much, it really is a fantastic beer when fresh.
     
  38. SquidLizard

    SquidLizard Initiate (0) May 21, 2015 Louisiana

    So far, about $38 on a bottle of Thomas Hardy (including shipping). I love, love, loved it! I do have plans to spend about $50 on a bottle of Dark Island Reserve from Orkney, and maaaybe $100 on another one I found in a nice bar in town here. But I haven't talked myself into the latter one just yet/
     
  39. wordemupg

    wordemupg Poo-Bah (4,207) Feb 11, 2009 Canada
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    I've dropped over 100$ on 3 occasions on singles, coupe 300$ 6 packs too:flushed:
     
  40. WickedSluggy

    WickedSluggy Disciple (374) Nov 21, 2008 Texas
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