Underpriced buys

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  1. Giantspace

    Giantspace Defender (656) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Just picked up allagash curieux for $7.99 a bottle. Still had about 6 left in the cold case.

    Anyone interested its the Wharton shop rite.

  2. Jayeblue24

    Jayeblue24 Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Idaho

    I bought some 2010 old ruffian a few months back for 5 bux a pop! Well spent $20
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  3. ALitteral

    ALitteral Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Where in Philadelphia can you buy beer in a Shop Rite?
  4. luisc123

    luisc123 Initiate (173) Oct 20, 2011 California

    Found a 2010 Alaskan Barleywine for $7.99 last week
  5. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    In this case, the store got the better of you. This shit was rancid.
  6. nrs207

    nrs207 Defender (687) Sep 8, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Gotta agree with this one. Definitely the best deal I've seen.
  7. nrs207

    nrs207 Defender (687) Sep 8, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Might get a free ass beating along with that free Zombie Dust at some point lol.
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  8. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Not recent, but in 2008 I got a case of DFH Punkin' Ale for $14 on clearance at HEB in San Antonio after Thanksgiving.

    Yeah, things have changed. LOL. That beer doesn't even last a week after September 1st nowadays.

    Other than that, recently I got a 4 bottles of Stone Ruination for $2.99 apiece at a random convenience store (and yes, they were fresh... and rung up at that price). And no, they have not restocked any.
  9. whiskey

    whiskey Aspirant (274) Feb 25, 2012 California
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    I think the husband and the boyfriend are one in the same...a play on words or what have you.
  10. stickboy1125

    stickboy1125 Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2012 Virginia

    You got individual 12 oz. bottles? bombers? 4 pack(s)?
  11. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    22oz bombers.
  12. ant880

    ant880 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    Whole Foods Tribeca marked down their winter/christmas seasonals after the holidays last year...picked up their last 5 Stille Nacht for $2.99/bottle....love me some Stille Nacht
  13. RES

    RES Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2012 New York

    Deli in my neighborhood in Brooklyn was selling six-packs of Oaked Arrogant Bastard for $12. When clerk scanned it it always came up as an error, so he rang it up as $12, thinking it was their stock high end price. Specialty beer store had it at $22. I kept going back until they stopped restocking...
  14. fox227

    fox227 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2010 California

    A while back I found a store with Damnation (Batch 23) for around five bucks a bottle. I bought four (I know, why didn't I buy the whole shelf?)
  15. MinorThreat

    MinorThreat Devotee (488) Apr 7, 2008 Nebraska
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    Last Summer I had a bomber of Bourbon County Bramble for $20 at a bar in Chicago (Delilah's). Was pretty stoked on that find.

    PABSTMASTER Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Sam smith Russian imperial stout $2.50 per 16oz. at Giant eagle market district. Always.
  17. JohnB311

    JohnB311 Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2008 Massachusetts

    No crazy retail buys but I did get Pliny the Younger for $5 per pour (10 oz. or so). I got 3.
  18. B33R501

    B33R501 Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania

    After an expensive weekend fri - sun; ridiculous $12 bomber Racer X and a BCBS friday, $13 32oz growlers Hop 15 and BCBS saturday and Sunday + one bonus Saturday Samichlaus which was incredibly good for a 3 day total almost $70 that's fucking ridiculous I decided to go economy Monday.

    1/2 price pints Chaps Norristown $3 Northern Hemisphere and $2.50 Celebration this place kills happy hour. Growler fills are also ridiculously priced right now. Sometimes I think (at least i do) we just waste $.
  19. jgagne

    jgagne Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2011 Kentucky
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    $6.99 Stone Old Guardian 2009. Got a couple of them.
  20. jeevo

    jeevo Aspirant (294) Nov 1, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I'm not sure how much this is anywhere else, as I assumed it was priced cheap because it was a special gift set, but $16.99 for six Corsendonk's Christmas Ales and a glass seemed like a heck of a deal to me.

  21. ALitteral

    ALitteral Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2012 Pennsylvania

    just saw cases of Yulesmith (12x22oz) for 29.95 at Bella Vista
  22. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    $4 12oz Hopslam... at a bar... needless to say, I got a ride home that night.
  23. spark3148857

    spark3148857 Defender (647) Dec 4, 2010 California

    Stone Ruination 10th for $5.99. The clerk didn't know it was different so I was charged the regular price for ruination.
  24. scud

    scud Aspirant (200) Sep 22, 2010 Indiana
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    A store was selling 2012 BCBS for $16.99/4pk. They had a few cases on the shelf so i grabbed a full case bc most places were selling 4pks limit 1-2 for $20+ in town. I double checked my receipt when I got to my car and noticed the lady charged me for (4) 6 packs instead of (6) 4 packs. Felt like I got away with murder
  25. jlenik

    jlenik Disciple (374) Jan 22, 2009 New Jersey
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    FW Double DBA for $6.99.
  26. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (468) Aug 30, 2012 California

    Forgot to mention, got Green Flash Barelywine for $3.99 a bomber at Safeway when it first reopened. Bought one, went back to buy another and they were all gone.
  27. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Jeez! FMB is still sitting on the shelves near me at $13.99
  28. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I sadly have never found an underpriced beer.
    Maybe Olde English, but even then I think you are paying what it's worth, you're not getting anything over on the retailer.
  29. trevorjk

    trevorjk Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Netherlands
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    Last month i picked up 2 dusty 4 packs of Founders Curmudgeon on the bottom shelf of the clearance rack in liquor store/gas station for $5 a 4 pack. Going to be back in the area this week so i think ill stop buy to see what else they got :stuck_out_tongue:
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  30. VegasBeerMan

    VegasBeerMan Initiate (11) Jul 28, 2007 Nevada

    This is the best line I've heard all year...yeah, make sure you thank him.

    BCBS for $3.99 a four pack about 2 years ago at the register...asked the guy twice if he was sure on the price...he said Yep, and I cleared that cooler out.
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  31. Mic-Lee

    Mic-Lee Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2012

    Agreed, sir. Loved that Northern Hemisphere, and was pretty underwhelmed with Celebration.
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  32. Bubbalito

    Bubbalito Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2012 Virginia

    Bought the Ommegang Holiday Gift pack this weekend at CostCo. 3 x 750ml's (Hennepin, 3 Phil, Chocolate Indulgence) and an Ommegang Tulip for $21.99.
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  33. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Devotee (407) Jun 21, 2012 New York
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    $90 - dogfish 120min case
    $99 - '12 bcbs
  34. grassrootsVT

    grassrootsVT Initiate (0) May 10, 2005 Vermont

    Shelton Brothers are the importer, indeed. And their prices are incredibly reasonable. There is a great deal of misinformation and misconception among 'enthusiasts' that the Shelton Brothers are "expensive" and the culprit of both high prices and limited availability. This is all false. The culprit are the distributors (not the importers) that mark up beer at straight 30% margins...
  35. smokinoak

    smokinoak Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2011 Florida

    Just paid $20 for that same set here in Daytona Beach
  36. obrike

    obrike Crusader (712) Jun 19, 2009 Texas

    Lagunitas indeed! All of their stuff is incredibly priced. A sixer of Brown Shugga for under 10 bucks is a a heckuva beer bargain my friends.
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  37. Mic-Lee

    Mic-Lee Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2012

    I don't have too many great finds with mispriced labels and whatnot, but as far as stuff that is regularly priced fairly IMO, would be: Pliny The Elder ($4.99), Blind Pig ($4.99) and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ($7.99 a 6-pack). Oh, also Alpine bombers from the brewery. Only $5 a pop. Yayer.

    There's also a store around my way that sells 6-packs of your choice of various micros for $8.99. The stock rotates often. I can usually find some good value in there, including brews from Flying Dog, North Coast, Anderson Valley and Stone amongst others.
  38. Giantspace

    Giantspace Defender (656) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    You can't.

    I was in Wharton , NJ
  39. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    At a bar in Somerset,Ky I was buying Mendocino Barleywine $2 bottle.had to laugh because when I ordered the barleywine ,she said "We don't serve wine here.
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  40. bomb

    bomb Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Bought a case of stone ris 09 in 11 for like 35 bucks. It was just sitting there every time i went in and the box was all beaten up so i asked what i could get it for. Tastes great.

    Also got a case of headhunter ipa for 41 tonight which is a steal.
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