What are people paying for KBS?

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  1. Gunch43

    Gunch43 Aspirant (268) Jan 15, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    I recently ran into someone from Michigan who said he paid $12 a bottle and that was common. Given I've been trading and buying this for years, I thought that price was well over normal. Anyone else seeing those kind of prices?
  2. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2014 Illinois
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    I paid $25.99 for a four pack today. The Binny's in the Chicago area were charging 5.49 per
  3. marleyr

    marleyr Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2014 South Carolina

    $20-23 a 4-pack here. Which seems to be the "right" price.
  4. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (701) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    Should be about $6, $8 doesn't bother me, above that and I pass and downgrade the store.
  5. mj81

    mj81 Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2013 New Jersey

    No packs to be found here. The only place that got it in my area was 1 bottle limit, $5.99 (same as they sold bcbs per bottle).
  6. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2014 Illinois
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    Yes! Stores can charge whatever they want and exploit in any way they want but I also have the ability to trash them on the interwebs. It's a two way street
  7. KUbeerfan

    KUbeerfan Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2014 Missouri
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    The cheapest I paid for $4.74 for a single, that includes tax. Zero markup. They will see my business again.
  8. FanofHefe

    FanofHefe Meyvn (1,123) Feb 13, 2010 Illinois

    $22.99 in Southern IL.
  9. MisterBisco

    MisterBisco Disciple (383) Feb 18, 2009 New York
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    Paid $9/btl with 2-bottle limit at one shop, $6/btl with a one-bottle limit at another. That's probably all I'm getting. NYC here.
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  10. MacQ32

    MacQ32 Meyvn (1,188) Mar 5, 2010 South Carolina
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    $19.99 Charleston SC
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  11. Wylde

    Wylde Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2008 Ohio

    $6/bottle at 2 separate stores, 1 bottle limit
  12. Toonces

    Toonces Initiate (0) Oct 25, 2005 New Jersey

    I paid $9 per bottle at my local store, 3 bottle maximum. It's a great store and they're usually very fair on these releases, but it sounds like that was a bit too much.

    They were all gone in under 2 hours.
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  13. robgage

    robgage Zealot (550) Dec 19, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Last year I paid $16/bottle. Once I got educated and heard how much others paid... I WILL NEVER pay that again. Ridiculously taking advantage of people.
  14. jus10savestheday

    jus10savestheday Initiate (142) Dec 23, 2011 South Carolina

    $5, 1 bottle limit.
  15. thedirtystayout

    thedirtystayout Initiate (196) Jun 10, 2011 New Jersey

    The store I go to had it for $8.99+tax per bottle with a 3 bottle limit. I still think that is on the high range, but it is much better than the $10.99 per bottle with a 1 bottle limit per customer they charged last year.
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  16. miketd

    miketd Zealot (520) Mar 2, 2006 Ohio
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    Too much.
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  17. mattosgood

    mattosgood Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2014 Massachusetts

    Yup, count me among the screwed. $12 a bottle, 1 per. Thought that was going rate (based on what I heard BCBS went for locally).

    Better be good. I was hoping to get two for a drink one now, drink one later thing ... Oh well, bottoms up.
  18. Donco

    Donco Devotee (477) Aug 12, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Ridiculous variation and some price gouging. That said, I got my KBS at 3 different places in order to make trades for other beers I cannot find in Philly. As follows (you can do the per/bottle math):
    1) Center City beer store: $8 per bottle/2 bottle limit
    2) Wegmans King of Prussia: $5.50 per bottle/2 bottle limit
    3) Wegmans Collegeville: $19.99 for a 4 pack Kudos to my man Craig for selling me a 4 pack at a great price!
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  19. joehill

    joehill Aspirant (206) Apr 11, 2008 New York
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    $5.99/bottle at a Whole Foods, 1 bottle limit
    $4.79/bottle at my food coop, no bottle limit
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  20. DrDemento456

    DrDemento456 Poo-Bah (3,313) May 15, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Never even seen it around these parts. Consider yourself lucky if you got any. Probably go for 10 bucks a bottle though seen last year at a bar plus my local place had black note for 9.50 a bottle, so if they got it probably the same.

    I got some rye rebellion for 14.99 plus tax. May not be KBS but I appreciate having a barrel aged beer at a great price.
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  21. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2014 Illinois
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    That's restaurant prices. Shit man, talk about exploitation.
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  22. Thoroughbred88

    Thoroughbred88 Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2014 Illinois
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    A botltle of Black Note for 9.50, doesn't sound too bad. Does Bell's make a lot of BN?
  23. beeragent

    beeragent Meyvn (1,079) Aug 16, 2005 Texas

    With tax, just under $22.00 for a four pack.
  24. osant37

    osant37 Disciple (324) Jan 4, 2014 New York

    $30 Bucks a 4 pack. 1 four-pack per person limit.@ half-time mammaronek N.Y.
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  25. MosinMan762

    MosinMan762 Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2013 Ohio

    $5.65 per bottle at Jungle Jims Eastgate in Cincinnati.
  26. BoardwalkBock

    BoardwalkBock Devotee (469) Aug 18, 2012 New York
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    $5.75 a bottle in RI. Limited amounts equal 1-2 bottle limits.

    $6.99 in Long Island. Same goes for limits.
  27. craftbeerguyct1821

    craftbeerguyct1821 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2014 Connecticut

    payed 24 here in CT!!
  28. Eric15

    Eric15 Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2013 Alabama

    $18.99 average here. All stores but 1 doing a name on list reservation style. I got my name on all of them and made out with a case total (but shared all but 2 four pks to keep for me) advocacy and winning for all!
  29. earljones199

    earljones199 Zealot (520) Mar 22, 2013 New Hampshire
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    2 different places

    $7.50 with 2/person

    $6 with 1/person
  30. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    That's about the price for a bomber of parabola after taxes. Better beer and 10OZ more than KBS!!
  31. HartsyThaiFood

    HartsyThaiFood Disciple (313) Dec 11, 2013 Illinois
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    Nabbed a four pack for $29 last night. No complaints.
  32. Zonian1

    Zonian1 Champion (868) Sep 29, 2012 Ohio
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    Dayton OH. $5.60 per bottle at Belmont Party Supply (100 rating on BA). 2 bottle limit.
  33. AndrewPalmer

    AndrewPalmer Disciple (326) Jan 11, 2013 Minnesota
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    $0.00...stuff still hasn't shown up here
  34. Hopgoddess312

    Hopgoddess312 Aspirant (262) Jan 17, 2014 Illinois
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    $5.99/bottle, one bottle limit at suburban Chicago Binny's.
  35. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,627) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    The one four-pack I bought at a Hyvee's here was $18.99/4pk, so it was something like $20.02 after tax. Other places here sell it for $5.29 or $5.99 a single bottle before tax, depending on where you go.
  36. bluewolf17

    bluewolf17 Aspirant (220) Mar 3, 2013 Maryland
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    $44.99 a 4 pack at a hole in the wall in good old DC..

    And $9.99/bottle at Rodmans.

    Anyone in DC pay less than $10 a bottle?
  37. TheChiefBrews

    TheChiefBrews Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Georgia

    24ish bucks a 4 pack
  38. TheChiefBrews

    TheChiefBrews Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Georgia

    Here in Atl one store gave out 1 free bottle to the first 24 customers at the store at 8:30 this morning. Beer manager was tired of all of the bullshit involved with this release.
  39. PsilohsaiBiN

    PsilohsaiBiN Defender (608) Aug 10, 2010 New York
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    I hope people pass on the word to Founders about stores charging $12 a bottle so they can kiss their Founders accounts goodbye! Douchebags.
  40. Seanniek91

    Seanniek91 Defender (646) Jul 1, 2012 Rhode Island
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    Paid 18.99 for a 4pk in Maine last year, 5.49 for single in RI this year
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