Underpriced buys

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  1. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,312) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    Old ruffian, 2010! $5.00! Got the whole lot
     
  2. ghostly

    ghostly Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2011 New York

    Sierra Nevada/Russian River Brux for $6.99. Might've been a mistake, but this place has screwed me once or twice so I just went with it. Got one bottle, left the other three.
     
  3. El_Chupahueso

    El_Chupahueso Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2012 California

    Old Viscosity $5.69 a bomber. For a barrel aged stout, that's downright a steal.
     
  4. El_Chupahueso

    El_Chupahueso Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2012 California

    I'd be willing to bet that they're pricing it to move. It didn't sell well at all. Although i'd be willing to bet that in a year or so, it'll be a lot better than it was right from the get go.
     
  5. RochefortChris

    RochefortChris Savant (966) Oct 2, 2012 North Carolina
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    I got a 750ml bottle of Chimay tripel for $3.50 the distributor for where I work was trying to get rid of.
     
  6. fehrminator

    fehrminator Disciple (342) Jan 26, 2008 North Carolina
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    Has anyone mentioned the first rule of underpriced beer?
     
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  7. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Florida

    4 pack Ruination for $6.99
     
  8. rdoggg

    rdoggg Disciple (362) Sep 15, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Brew Point's Wipeout IPA bomber for $3.99 or Southern Tier 2x IPA for $36/case.
     
  9. rdoggg

    rdoggg Disciple (362) Sep 15, 2012 Pennsylvania

    That's the best I've seen!
     
  10. RayUF07

    RayUF07 Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2012 Florida

    Me too!

    I would have bought more, but they only had 2 packs left. I told my brother, this has to be a misprint because it's normally around $9.99+ here.
     
  11. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois


    Zombie dust, 35/case. No better beer deal on earth.
     
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  12. JSaint

    JSaint Initiate (0) Aug 26, 2010 Wisconsin

    Awhile back I grabbed a case of Sculpin for half off and it just came off the truck it was crazy.
     
  13. Shmuffalo

    Shmuffalo Aspirant (238) Feb 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I found BCBS in a ten dollar mix-a-six at Wegman's in Buffalo. I don't know why it was available in a mix-a-six, but I didn't ask any questions. I bought the bottles, and I am now happily enjoying a $1.60 BCBS. Cheers.
     
  14. dynajack1

    dynajack1 Initiate (160) Jul 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Anything by Jacks Abbey. These guys are killing it and keeping the prices way down.
     
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  15. Holmes698

    Holmes698 Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Victory Red Thunder 750ml cork & cage $7.99 at Save-On in Mentor, OH. This beer is amazing!
     
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  16. Snowpants

    Snowpants Initiate (0) Aug 8, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Founders Variety Pack (Red's Rye PA, Porter, Centennial IPA, and Dirty Bastard) for $25 a case...My dad bought 3.
     
  17. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Florida

    duvel gift pack w/glass 13.99. other places charging 16.99 for a 4 pack. guess what people are getting for christmas?
     
  18. Giantspace

    Giantspace Zealot (502) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Just bought Ommegang gift packs for $21. Three 750's ad a glass. A few as gifts a few to drink.

    I bought yesterday a Firestone Walker XVI for $10.99. I did pass the info on to a BA local to the area I saw it. I did not realize it was a $20 beer till well after I was gone and saw it at another store for $21. Oh well. Cant go back now.

    Enjoy
     
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  19. RBCORCORAN

    RBCORCORAN Aspirant (239) May 18, 2009 Massachusetts
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    My bargain of the year was back in May. Went to Mayflower's open house and they had about 20 cases of their Winter stout stacked in the tasting room with a sign that read 10.00 a case (closeout) I grabbed two cases , took one home and the other went to Quincy.She still has about 1/2 case left.
     
  20. MusicaleMike

    MusicaleMike Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2008 Pennsylvania

    I saw Bolt Cutter for $34.00 yesterday. PLEASE tell me that is way overpriced.
     
  21. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,312) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    2.99 bombers of bear republic! Whole foods.
     
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  22. Brunite

    Brunite Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2009 Illinois

    Funny thing how tastes go. I could pick this stuff up all day long (almost) in my area, but find it middle of the road. I have some in the fridge now, but prefer my Maximus, Green Flash, or Celebration for a current hop-fix. I prefer my Robert The Bruce for my FFF fix. Yet...others would fight grizzlies to get a sixer. Now if I could just find some more Narwhal !

    Freedom to choose is a wonderful thing.
     
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  23. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (646) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Bolt Cutter is around $22 normally I beleive.
     
  24. Jfriz25

    Jfriz25 Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Just found a lone bottle on Frangelic Mountian Brown for $7.00 at a grocery store around me.
     
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  25. dfhhead25

    dfhhead25 Savant (923) Jul 18, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    4-pack of Backwoods Bastard for $15. Have seen it for as much as $28 in other local bottle shops.
     
  26. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (462) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    Best deal I ever got was $6.99 per bomber of Sierra Nevada Anniversary Jack & Ken's Ale back in December of 2010. I bought 6 bottles and have 3 left. I have a feeling that the store made a mistake because that particular store is normally overpriced.
     
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  27. vthippie

    vthippie Initiate (146) Dec 18, 2012 Vermont

    Just grabbed the Old Rasputin XV for $7.99, dude had no idea what he had and was too busy so he just made up a price on the spot to get me out the door, but he told me I could only buy one, only complaint I have ever heard about this beer is that it's overpriced so it will be fun to enjoy without thinking about the $1.20/oz price tag.
     
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  28. Lethal04

    Lethal04 Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2009 Missouri

    I bought mine for $13. Guess I got a good deal.
     
  29. Holmes698

    Holmes698 Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Yep. $25 where I live.
     
  30. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    I am hoping so cuz it wasnt cheap and I just bought one to cellar for awhile
     
  31. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    My wife picked me up Boltcutter in NYC of all places at 23 bucks a bottle !!
     
  32. MusicaleMike

    MusicaleMike Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2008 Pennsylvania

    OK, the consensus is that $34 is WAY too much for a single bottle. Glad I passed.
     
  33. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (1,661) Jan 31, 2005 California
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    :eek: Holy Shizzzz!!! That beer is usually around $16 to $20. So that wasn't even the typical clerk/monkey mistake of leaving the ten digit off, cuz I've never seen it for $12.99
     
  34. zach60614

    zach60614 Aspirant (201) May 1, 2012 Illinois
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    This week I found 2011 La Folie at Whole Foods for $9.99.
    In Chicago, that price is pretty ludicrous. I cleaned them out.
     
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  35. Ispeakforthetrees

    Ispeakforthetrees Aspirant (232) Apr 2, 2012 Colorado

    That is insane.
    I can't find it anywhere in CO, and when I could it was 20+.
     
  36. RattleheadKV2

    RattleheadKV2 Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2011 New Mexico

    Stopped in for dinner at local BBQ joint that also does package sales on Christmas Eve. Checked out the package store after dinner and found some Abyss, so I picked up a couple more bottles. When I got to the register they wouldn't ring up and neither cashier knew how much they were selling for so they just gave em to me for $3.99 each. Wanted to buy out the rest of the case but didn't wanna push my luck.
     
  37. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Savant (967) Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky
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    Wasn't me, but a friend in Florida bragged about finding Cuvee van de Keizer blue for $3.50 each at a thrift grocery store that had em on clearance. Needless to say, she bought every single one, which was like 8 or 9. I received exactly 0 from that transaction.
     
  38. LeRose

    LeRose Savant (960) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    This^ at a local wine store with a small but potent craft beer section.
     
  39. modern

    modern Initiate (0) May 31, 2012 Ohio

    Is it the same as the second rule of underpriced beer?
     
  40. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (845) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
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    Grabbed 3 Lost Abbey Judgment Days last week for $6.99 each. Not the greatest deal but usually they are $10+ around here.
     
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