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Underpriced buys

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by maximumu13, Nov 19, 2012.

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  1. Ispeakforthetrees

    Ispeakforthetrees Aspirant (232) Apr 2, 2012 Colorado

    6.99 six pack of Brown Shugga.
  2. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    6 pack of Zombie Dust for $10 at the FFF brewery. No idea what it sells for retail but it's sooo good that $10 seems like a deal.
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  3. cubbyswans

    cubbyswans Aspirant (238) Jun 10, 2008 Missouri
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    I got a 1/6 barrel of Deschutes Chainbreaker for $30. Someone ordered it from my local liquor/beer store, paid a $50 deposit, and never picked it up. The store tried contacting them, left messages, etc, for 3 weeks. No reply. So the owner called me and asked me if I wanted the keg for the balance due... which was $30.
  4. cubbyswans

    cubbyswans Aspirant (238) Jun 10, 2008 Missouri
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    Binny's is a ripoff on some items. I paid $12 for a Ska Decadent there once. Then the beer came to my area in St. Louis and it's $5.99. :angry: You have to do some homework when shopping at Binny's. The HeBrew anniversary series has always sold for closer to what you paid at Whole Foods. It's more like you got ripped off at Binny's instead of got a deal at Whole Foods.
  5. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    Not a treasure or hunted beer.
    But a growler of Sun King Osiris for $5 is just plain unbeatable!
  6. Stouttyme

    Stouttyme Disciple (352) Nov 17, 2011 Nebraska
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    Found this for the same price at a local grocery store and drank the shit out of it all summer.
  7. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Disciple (389) Oct 19, 2006 Indiana
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    Samuel Smith's Yorkshire Stingo for $3.99. A great deal!
  8. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Poo-Bah (3,356) May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I think I got both of those for 6 at one time and I even seen the house of 1,000 beers (New Ken) have bombers of Shackamaximum for 5 bucks. I got two.

    But the price does differ some will charge 7-8 bucks for the same bottles.
  9. theCoder

    theCoder Disciple (393) Oct 24, 2011 Minnesota
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    I snagged a bottle of Jewbelation XV for $5 the other day. One of my local bottle shops clearances out any left overs when the new release comes in :slight_smile: so got a XV and XVI that trip for $12 total (plus Tax, etc)
  10. raynmoon

    raynmoon Crusader (728) Aug 13, 2011 Colorado
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    Holographic Charizard for $1.99 on Ebay. The bafoon showed a picture of the scratches =P.
  11. MammothBrew

    MammothBrew Initiate (0) May 13, 2011 Illinois

    I bought two bottles of bourbon barrel aged Santa's Little Helper for 2.99 each.
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  12. RDMII

    RDMII Disciple (349) Apr 11, 2010 Georgia

    We sell it for $11.29, so that's a serious steal. Great beer too.
  13. ColoradoRocket

    ColoradoRocket Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2009 Colorado

    2007 Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic @ $3.99 ea. Only two but, the first one was excellent.
  14. abraxel

    abraxel Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Michigan

    A store near me always sells Brooklyn BCS four-packs for $5.99 (consistently for the last three years). They also seem to stock 100 cases of it every year...
  15. FutureJack

    FutureJack Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2007 California

    Cost Plus World Market slashed prices on caged and corked 750ML Witches Brew to 1.99 or less (can't remember) 2 years ago after Halloween. I think they considered it a novelty seasonal beer or something. I bought 6 of them and should have cleaned them out. That same store was also selling 750ML Delirium Tremens for 3.49 temporarily. Sometimes those warehouse stores like Total Wine are also great for snatching up seasonals at clearance prices, when they need the shelf space. Got dirt cheap deals on Petrus Winter Ale and Bruery Saison de Lente last year among others.
  16. Chelsea1905

    Chelsea1905 Devotee (452) Sep 3, 2008 Washington
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    Went into a bar once that was selling pitchers of Abyss, yep PITCHERS! There were about 4 of using drinking them, we got 3 pitchers and a couple of other pints and don't think our tab was over $40.

    In a store once, they had Witches Brew for sale at app $5 per bottle. Grabbed a good few of those...even the girl checking us out called it "the deal of the decade." Next day i went back and the owner had caught their mistake and put it back to what it should have been.
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  17. Chelsea1905

    Chelsea1905 Devotee (452) Sep 3, 2008 Washington
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    *2 pitchers...looks like my typing got the same disease as the person pricing that day
  18. SubpoenaDeuces

    SubpoenaDeuces Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2011 California

    Got a Melange 3 for $25.50 (15% OFF!)

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  19. ValleyOfTheSuds

    ValleyOfTheSuds Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2012 Arizona

    Couple days ago I got two bottles of El Camino (Un)Real Black Ale for $2.99 each. Pretty good, considering it was released two and a half years ago (and has held up very well) and that price is cheaper than current Stone collab brews.
  20. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Oregon

    Actually, an $11 minimum is what I've seen at several other outlets and liquor stores (and by several, I mean, like 6) for Sweet 16. Regardless, Binny's was slanging 4pks of Brooklyn BCS for $7.99 last week, which is the best deal I've yet to see. But for the most part, Binny's is purely desirable for inventory if you don't have the time to quest.
  21. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Oregon

    Dudes, I just copped 2 4pks of Flying Dog Imperial Porter for $10.99 a piece. I've only seen this sold as singles for $5.99. That didn't suck.
  22. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (322) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Got a 64 oz. growler up at Premier Liquors in Buffalo for $8.99. Got a 32 oz. Nosterafu ( Fantastic Imp red ale from Great Lakes Br. Co. ) at a good price also. Growlers are GREAT!!!
  23. printer1

    printer1 Initiate (181) Aug 29, 2005 Iowa

    Listen to this advice. He might run over all your newly planted burning bushes. Or worse.
  24. joeseppy

    joeseppy Devotee (496) Oct 20, 2012 Illinois

    They used to be $35 @ case at the brewery. Did they raise prices? Matter of fact, Binny's South Loop Chicago has $41 @ case. If you like FFF ZD, try Pipeworks Ninja or Ninja vs Unicorn. Just had Ninja vs Unicorn tonight and would put it right up there with ZD...IMO. Can't get enough ZD!!!!!!! Now FFF limits to 2 cases as of a few months ago last I was there..used to buy all u want....bummer.
  25. Chaney

    Chaney Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2006 District of Columbia

    On my trip to Nashville here recently, I was amazed that a 4-pack of Yazoo "Sue" only went for around $7.99 at most of the local bottle shops. That's one helluva deal consider the quality, octane, and sheer awesomeness of that brew.
  26. MammothBrew

    MammothBrew Initiate (0) May 13, 2011 Illinois

    That's the typical price for the 4 pack. I've seen single bottles around here for $5.99 as well but those were the barrel aged version.
  27. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Oregon

    Rookie mistake. Thanks for the correction.
  28. booyahachieved3

    booyahachieved3 Initiate (112) Sep 5, 2012 Kansas
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    Prices vary widely around here, especially going back and forth across the state line. I found a Narwhal 4 pack for 7.99 yesterday when I've seen it 11.00 to 12.00 other places, and my local bottle shop sells Oak Aged Yeti for 8.50. I've seen Old Raspy for 7.99 a few places which seems like a great deal.
  29. Ispeakforthetrees

    Ispeakforthetrees Aspirant (232) Apr 2, 2012 Colorado

    7.99 is a good price for Old Raspy
    It's 2.5-3.00 a single at some shops out here in CO and about 9-10 for a 4-pack,
  30. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,505) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    I was at a beer tasting two days ago and tried Heavy Seas Bourbon-Barrel Aged Below Decks Barleywine. At $8.99 per bomber, I think it's a great value.
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  31. RabNath

    RabNath Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2010 New York

    A local grocery store used to sell the 11.2 oz bottles of Chimay for $2.19. It was a treat until they noticed they had it priced wrong. The funny thing is they still had the large bottles going for $12-$14. Another weird pricing thing is Founders Curmudgeon for $2 for a bottle, while 4-packs are $15.
  32. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (646) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    4 pack of Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout for $6
    Breakfast Stout for $9.99 (normally around $12.99 when I see it)
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  33. redblacks75

    redblacks75 Aspirant (228) Oct 29, 2010 Iowa
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    I think if you are "getting" it from your girlfriend's husband, you are getting more than just Zombie Dust for free. Well played sir.
  34. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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    7.97 for all of Lagunitas' six pack releases.
  35. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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    Thats fucked.
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  36. marcgo2

    marcgo2 Initiate (73) Nov 16, 2010 Illinois
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    I got a couple 4 packs of BCBS at cost for $16.50
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  37. tinypyramids

    tinypyramids Initiate (0) Jul 19, 2012 Illinois

    $9 cantillon kriek 375. usually not an amazing deal but this was at a bar.
    $10 6 pack of bell's expedition.
  38. flayedandskinned

    flayedandskinned Initiate (0) Jan 1, 2011 California
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    $4 16 oz. pours of Pliny and $7 13 oz. Pours of 120 minute IPA.
  39. jefferyc

    jefferyc Initiate (0) Dec 5, 2008 Michigan

    I scored two four-packs of Brewery Vivant's Escoffier for 11.99 each. These were 15.99 at the brewery.
    Party store in Northville, MI
  40. Treebs

    Treebs Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    Got a few bottles of '09 Old Stock Cellar Reserve for $20 at a bar. I've seen $26 retail at the lowest around Illinois.
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